WhatsApp is ubiquitous across India, where data consumption is surging thanks to cheap internet, but a full launch of its payments feature had been delayed amid some false messages circulating on the platform that have led to mob lynching and more government scrutiny, according to local media. The Menlo Park, […]

Two officials from Bangladesh High Commission in London handed over the mangoes and flowers to the officials at 10 Downing Street on Thursday morning local time, according to Hasina’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim. The officials “cordially” received the gifts, he told reporters in London. Earlier, the prime minister sent similar gifts to […]

A team of firefighters has started a rescue operation after they went missing near a bridge at the Bank Town Paschim Para area around 1.30pm on Saturday, said Nurul Islam, sub-inspector of Savar Model Police Station.  The missing students are Rajan, Mehedi and Akash.  “A group of 12 first-year students […]

“We’ll intensify our protests for the release of the country’s leader and other detained leaders and activists,” said Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, the party secretary general, at an event on Friday. He urged the ruling party to release all the political prisoners and withdraw the ‘false’ cases filed against them. Khaleda has […]

The bomb disposal unit of police detonated the two bombs found near police boxes at Paltan and Khamarbari in Dhaka in a controlled explosion on Tuesday night. “The IS has claimed the responsibility to plant the bombs,” said the militant activity watchdog SITE Intelligence Group citing the IS publication Amaq. Earlier in […]