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Counting of votes goes on after voting ends at 156 upazilas

Counting of votes is now going on after the end of voting at 156 upazilas under the 6th phase of Upazila Parishad elections. The voting was held from 8:00am to 4:00pm on Thursday amid some stray incident across the country. Now vote counting is going on and the results will start coming out by the evening. The presence of voters ...

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Kashmiri Mango Pickle

Ingredients: v Mango 1 kg v ginger 1 tbsp v sugar 700 grams v dry chili 4/5 v vinegar half cup v salt to taste v water half liter Method: 1. First cut the mangoes lengthwise and squeeze them well with a spoon. Raw mangoes are better if they are slightly firm. After squeezing them, they should be soaked in ...

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Empowering Bangladesh with clean energy means a brighter, sustainable future: Peter Haas

Empowering Bangladesh with clean energy today means a brighter, sustainable future for generations to come, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas has said. He said it while addressing the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) at the EMK Center in Dhaka on Tuesday. The forum is the premier public-private U.S. government event to promote trade, investment, and economic cooperation between the United ...

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What is mpox and why is it spreading?

The virus that causes mpox, formerly known as monkeypox, was first discovered at the end of the 1950s, but there are signs it has undergone changes in the past three to four years that have enabled it to pass between humans more easily. The first thing everyone should know about monkeypox is that it actually has very little to do ...

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England’s Euro 2024 squad – Southgate’s big decisions

Gareth Southgate’s England squad for Euro 2024 has been a constant topic of debate ever since they crashed out of the 2022 World Cup in the quarter-finals to France. That debate will soon be over, with the England boss naming his provisional squad for Germany on Tuesday, from 14:00 BST. We take a look at some of the key issues ...

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BMW and Jaguar used banned China parts – US probe

BMW, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Volkswagen (VW) used parts made by a supplier on a list of firms banned over alleged links to Chinese forced labour, a US congressional report has said. At least 8,000 BMW Mini Cooper cars were imported into the US with components from banned Chinese firm Sichuan Jingweida Technology Group (JWD), according to the report by ...

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Lightning strike kills 3 in Sunamganj

Three day labourers were killed and several other injured being struck by lightning at Dowarabazar upazila in Sunamganj district on Monday morning. The incident took place around 10.30am near East Chargaon Kheyaghat area under Narsingpur union of the upazila. Among the deceased, two were identified as Dulon Mia, 28, son of Ansar Uddin, a resident of Noagaon village, and Kuddus ...

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Australian FM in Dhaka on 2-day official visit

Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday on a two-day official visit to strengthen their bilateral relationship with Bangladesh and find ways to boost cooperation for regional peace and prosperity. Australia is working with Bangladesh to deepen their cooperation, including on trade and investment, and find practical solutions to shared challenges such as climate change, regional maritime ...

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7-8pc voter turnout in two hours: EC

The Election Commission (EC) has said 7-8 per cent of votes were cast in the first two hours, from 8am to 10am on Sunday during the second phase of the sixth upazila parishad elections. Ashok Kumar Devnath, additional secretary of the Election Commission, shared this information at 11am. He said, “Voting has started smoothly in 156 upazilas at 8am. So ...

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Iran’s presidential election slated for Jun 28

After examining the timing of the election process, the heads of Iranian branches of power decided June 28 as the time for the election to determine the new president and announced: the registration of candidates will be done on the May 30-June 3, and the election campaign period will be from June 12-27. Article 131 of the Constitution of the ...

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