Matarbari plant link road: Cost to spiral for poor feasibility studies

Although the overall length of a road linking the Matarbari coal-based power plant in Maheshkhali upazila to Cox’s Bazar town has reduced, the construction cost is set to increase by more 70 per cent from the initial estimate owing to poor feasibility studies.

43m ago| Football

Mbappe back but PSG beaten by Rennes

Kylian Mbappe made his return from a post-World Cup holiday but Paris Saint-Germain went down 1-0 away to Rennes in Ligue 1 on Sunday, a result which leaves them just three points clear at the top of the table halfway through the season.

18m ago| TV & Film

'Avatar 2,' 'M3GAN' hold onto top spots at the box office

New movies like “Plane” and “House Party” were no match for “Avatar: The Way of Water” and the killer doll horror “M3GAN” at the box office this weekend U.S. and Canadian theaters. The two holdovers topped the charts again according to studio estimates Sunday.

6.2-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island early today, the US Geological Survey reported.

2h ago| Economy

Small export-oriented garment units struggling to survive

Small export-oriented garment factories in Saidpur of Nilphamari are struggling to recover from setbacks faced during the Covid-19 pandemic, when orders from abroad took a steep dive owing to lower demand amid economic uncertainty.

1h ago| Top News

New York Mayor says ‘no room’ in his city for migrants

The mayor of New York traveled to the Mexican border city of El Paso on Sunday and declared that "there is no room in New York" for busloads of migrants being sent to America's most populous city.

8h ago| Football

Gavi dazzles as Barca beat Madrid to win Spanish Super Cup

Barcelona convincingly beat Real Madrid 3-1 in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to win the Spanish Super Cup, their first trophy since coach Xavi Hernandez took over.

9h ago| Football

Chelsea earn scrappy 1-0 win over Palace to ease pressure

A second-half goal from Kai Havertz earned nervy Chelsea their first Premier League win of 2023 on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over lively Crystal Palace, easing the pressure on manager Graham Potter after a poor run of form.

4h ago| Banks

Feeble monetary policy against challenges

Bangladesh Bank yesterday unveiled a wishy-washy monetary policy for the next six months that will prove to be ineffective in tackling the headwinds passing through the economy.

7h ago| BPL 2023

BCB fines Salahuddin for criticism of umpiring

Comilla Victorians coach Mohammad Salahuddin has been fined 50 percent of his match fee and handed three demerit points for speaking out against the decisions that went against his side in the game against Fortune Barishal on Saturday.