A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
Japan`s 78-year-old emperor was recovering Saturday from a successful cardiac bypass surgery at the University of Tokyo Hospital, according to Japanese public broadcast NHK.
The Italian docu-drama Caesar Must Die has won the Golden Bear prize at the Berlin Film Festival. The film, directed by veteran brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, follows a group of real-life convicts as they rehearse for a prison performance of Julius Caesar.
About 400 Iranian exiles have been transferred from their long-held camp in north-western Iraq. They are members of the People`s Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI), based at Camp Ashraf since the 1980s.
On the academic floor, the MBA programme was once supreme. Arrogantly and unambiguously, it became the final sign-off to schooling, attracting not only those interested in business but also all those who wanted to master the tools of management.
A manhunt was under way Saturday in Greece for two suspects who tied up a guard, stormed the Archeological Museum of Olympia, smashed glass casings and stole dozens of small statues, state media reported.
Two Iranian warships sailed through Egypt`s Suez Canal into the Mediterranean Sea, Iran`s semi-official Mehr news agency reported Saturday, amid heightened tensions in the region.
The International Crime Tribunal Sunday again deferred till March 4 the hearing on framing charge against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla for his alleged involvement in ‘crimes against humanity’.
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) Sunday exonerated New Age Editor Nurul Kabir, Publisher ASM Shahidullah Khan and journalist David Bergman from a contempt-of-court case.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested one person and seized 69 pieces of foreign sharp weapons in a drive at a shop of Nabab Bari road police outpost Saturday night.
While many of us may remain undecided about how much is too much for us to take tea in a day, researchers have claimed drinking three cups of tea a day could help us keep the heart attacks and diabetes at bay.
Babies still too small to speak know how to make jokes and form friendships, say researchers at an Australian university who have spent two years filming the behaviour of young children.
At least 16 people were killed and 68 others injured in separate road accidents in five districts, including the city, on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Save the Children, an international children`s charity, unveiled that one third of families in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are regularly going to bed hungry due to soaring food prices in a region.
A two-day literary festival began in Karimganj of Assam on Saturday as a mark of showing respect towards International Mother Language Day.
Three people were killed a head-on collision between a covered van and a truck in city’s Jatrabari area early Sunday.
A Bangladeshi student was killed and another injured as a speedy private car hit their school bus from behind on Saturday.
Six people were killed and 33 others injured as a passenger bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Shuvulla area under Mirzapur upazila on Dhaka-Tangail highway Saturday night.
The Bangladesh Bank has called an emergency meeting Sunday with all Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of financial institutions of the country.
Adviser to the BNP Chairperson Shamsuzzaman Dudu Saturday said the incumbent government would be said “good-bye” showing red card in upcoming March 12.
Bangladesh Shilpakola Academy has arranged a two-day programme on the eve of its 36th founding anniversary, said a press release.
A British student, who hacked into Facebook`s internal network risking "disastrous" consequences for the website, was jailed for eight months on Friday in what prosecutors described as the most serious case of its kind they had seen.
Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad Saturday said he would not request anyone for withdrawing cases filed against him.