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February 15, 2023

Mbappé can’t save slumping PSG in CL loss to Bayern Munich

Not even Kylian Mbappé’s substitute appearance could end Paris Saint-Germain’s slump, as it lost 1-0 at home to Bayern Munich on Tuesday in the first leg of their round-of-16 Champions League clash.A third straight loss made it five defeats in 11 games…

BASIS SoftExpo 2023 begins February 23

The four-day BASIS SoftExpo 2023 will begin on February 23 at Bangabandhu Bangladesh China Friendship Exhibition Center in the capital’s Purbachal.Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is organising the exhibition to showc…

UN appeals for $397 million to help Syrian quake survivors

The United Nations chief launched a $397 million appeal Tuesday to help nearly 5 million survivors of last week’s devastating earthquake in rebel-held northwest Syria who have received very little assistance because of deep divisions exacerbated by the…

Palestinian teen killed in Israeli army raid in West Bank

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager Tuesday during an army raid in a refugee camp in the northern West Bank, Palestinian officials said.The death was the latest in an almost year-long surge in Israeli-Palestinian violence that shows n…

2 workers without adequate protection die inside septic tank in Ctg

Two workers inhaled toxic air and died as they were working inside a septic tank without adequate protective gear – a common occurrence across the country, this time at an under-construction building in Hathazari upazila of the district on Tuesday.The …

Dhaka air 3rd most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka’s air quality is once again in the ‘unhealthy’ zone.With an air quality index (AQI) score of 180 at 9:08 am today (February 15, 2023), the capital of Bangladesh ranked third in the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality.Pakistan’s La…

Fire breaks out in Ctg’s VIP Tower

A fire broke out in VIP Tower, a multi-storeyed shopping mall-residential building, located in Kazir Deuri of Chattogram city early Wednesday (February 15, 2023).Locals said that repair work was going on on the second floor of the building. A fire brok…

Syria’s Assad could reap rewards from aid crossing deal

A convoy of 11 trucks from a United Nations agency crossed into northern Syria from Turkey on Tuesday, just hours after the U.N. and Syrian government reached an agreement to temporarily authorize two new border crossings into the rebel enclave, devast…

Rising toll makes quake deadliest in Turkey’s modern history

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Tuesday that more than 35,000 people have died in Turkey as a result of last week’s earthquake, making it the deadliest such disaster since the country’s founding 100 years ago.While the death toll is al…

UN chief: Rising seas risk ‘death sentence’ for some nations

The United Nations chief warned Tuesday that global sea levels have risen faster since 1900 and their relentless increase puts countries like Bangladesh, China, India and the Netherlands at risk and acutely endangers nearly 900 million people living in…

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