• India ‘mystery girl’ returns home from Pakistan

    Daily Dhaka Times: An Indian woman stranded in Pakistan for a decade has returned to India. Geeta arrived in Delhi on Monday morning, days after she identified her family in photos sent from across the border. Geeta, who has speech and hearing impairments, was about 11 when she is believed to have strayed into Pakistan. […]

  • Earthquake death toll nearly 300

    Daily Dhaka Times: Rescuers on Tuesday rushed to deliver relief aid to victims of a massive earthquake that hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan, killing at least 275 people over a wide swath of mostly mountainous terrain. Thousands spent the night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures reluctant to go back inside for fear of aftershocks, Pakistani media […]

  • Nigeria bombs leave at least 42 dead

    Daily Dhaka Times: Two bomb attacks in north-eastern Nigeria have left at least 42 people dead and more than 100 injured, officials say. At least 27 people died when a bomb targeted a newly opened mosque in the town of Yola. Earlier, 15 people were killed in a suicide bombing in Maiduguri. It is not […]

  • Most bengali writers maintain a double standard: Taslima

    Daily Dhaka Times: Taslima Nasreen attacked Indian writers, many of whom are not returning their awards, of ‘double standards’ and said nobody defended her when she was hounded of Kolkata by Islamist radicals. In an interview to the ‘Times of India’, Taslima said many writers who are now vocal against murders of writers and rising […]

  • Indian writers guilty of double standards: Taslima

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladeshi writer-in-exile Taslima Nasreen has denigrated Indian writers terming them as guilty of double standards also said no writers defended her when she was pursued of Kolkata by Islamist radicals. The writer, who was forced to leave Bangladesh in 1994 when extremists threatened to kill her for criticising Islam, made the comment […]

  • Indian court orders extradition of Nur Hossain

    Daily Dhaka Times: An Indian court on Friday ordered extradition of Narayanganj seven-murder prime accused Nur Hossain to Bangladesh. The chief judicial magistrates’ court of Barasat in North 24 Pargana district of West Bengal in India passed the order after withdrawing the case against Nur Hossain. The Indian officials said Nur Hossain will be extradited […]

  • The Real-Life Jungle Girl

    Daily Dhaka Times: Born in Africa to French wildlife photographer parents, Tippi Degré had a most unusual childhood. The young girl grew up in the African desert and developed an uncommon bond with many untamed animals including a 28-year old African elephant named Abu, a leopard nicknamed J&B, lion cubs, giraffes, an Ostrich, a mongoose, […]

  • 146 countries submit plans to UN on global emissions

    Daily Dhaka Times: A total of 146 countries, including Bangladesh, have submitted their intended national climate action plans to the United Nations. This means that so far over 75pc of all member countries to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), representing almost 87 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, have responded. This […]

  • Two killed outside police headquarters in Sydney

    Daily Dhaka Times: Two people have been killed in a shooting outside the New South Wales state police headquarters in Sydney. Australian police sealed off streets and warned the public to keep away from that area after the incident on Friday, reported Reuters quoting police and media. A BBC report, quoting a police statement, said […]

  • Narendra Modi meets founder of Khan Academy

    Daily Dhaka Times: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met with Salman Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, a non-profit educational organization and before with California Governor Edmund Brown. “Deepening ties with California, this time on the official side: Governor Edmund Brown Jr. calls on PM,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. “An educator […]

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