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Global brand to give $2m for safe workplace

UNB, Dhaka :IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union have reached a $2.3 million settlement with a multinational apparel brand to remedy life-threatening workplace hazards.The brand, which cannot be

Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy speaking at a press briefing after her release from the Labaid Hospital on Tuesday.

Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy speaking at a press briefing after her release from the Labaid Hospital on Tuesday.

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Electricity Bill passed keeping punishment provision

BSS, Dhaka :The Jatiya Sangsad here yesterday unanimously passed the "Electricity Bill, 2018" keeping the provision of maximum five years in jail along with Taka 5 lakh financial penalty

Govt's vindictive attitude alarming: Khaleda

UNB, Dhaka :BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday said the government's vindictive attitude towards its opponents is gradually becoming very dangerous to eliminate the existence of the opposition and

2 ASIs withdrawn over bribery charge in Ashulia

Staff Reporter :Two Assistant Sub-Inspectors (ASIs) of Ashulia Police Station have been withdrawn on the charge of taking bribe from a man at Baroipara in Ashulia of Savar upazila

Two officials sent to jail

Court Correspondent :The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Tuesday sent three persons including two officials of the Education Ministry in the jail on the charges of

2 Edn Ministry officials suspended for taking bribe

2 Edn Ministry officials suspended for taking bribe

Staff Reporter :The Ministry of Education has suspended two of their officials, now in police custody, on the charge of taking bribe over reopening of the controversial Lakehead Grammar

Directive to revive waste bin project

Directive to revive waste bin project

Reza Mahmud :With a view to reviving the 'flopped waste bin project' of Dhaka South and Dhaka North City Corporations, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered both the corporations

BNP leader Taimur held

UNB, Narayanganj :Police arrested BNP leader advocate Taimur Alam Khandaker on Tuesday afternoon, outside the district court here in connection with a violence case.Officer-in-Charge of Fatulla Police Station Md

Project to prevent intrusion from Myanmar okayed

UNB, Dhaka :The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a project for improving security along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Cox's Bazar and prevent intrusion from

Legal notice for compensation

Staff Reporter :A legal notice has been served to the respondents as they did not comply with the High Court (HC) verdict to pay Tk 20 lakh within 90

Two held over auto-rickshaw driver murder

Staff Reporter :Detective Branch (DB) of Police raided in the city's Mazar Road area on Monday night and detained two persons in connection with the killing of an auto-rickshaw

Mass Upsurge Day today

UNB, Dhaka :The nation is set to observe the 50th historic Mass Upsurge Day on Wednesday to commemorate the valiant sons of the soil who sacrificed their lives during

Haitians stage protest, mock Trump

Reuters, Port-Au-Prince :About two thousand people took to the streets of Haiti's capital on Monday to protest comments attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump about the nation being a

Teachers and employees of non-government schools observing hunger strike for the 9th consecutive day demanding nationalisation of their institutions. This picture was taken from in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday.

Teachers and employees of non-government schools observing hunger strike for the 9th consecutive day demanding nationalisation of their institutions. This picture was taken from in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday.

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Woman commits suicide after killing minor daughter

Staff Reporter :A woman committed suicide by hanging herself with ceiling fan after allegedly strangulating her two-year old daughter to death over family feud in their tin-roofed house in

Presidential poll Feb 19

Staff reporter :The Jatiya Sangsad will elect the next President of Bangladesh on February 19 as the tenure of incumbent President Abdul Hamid nears an end."I came to know

A President not sure of what he wants complicates shutdown impasse

The New York Times, Washington  :When President Trump mused last year about protecting immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, calling them "these incredible kids," aides implored

Gono Forum Chairman Dr. Kamal Hossain addressing the discussion titled ' National Unity a must to resolve the Present Political Stalemate organised at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.

Gono Forum Chairman Dr. Kamal Hossain addressing the discussion titled ' National Unity a must to resolve the Present Political Stalemate organised at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.

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No end to eyesores at Taj Mahal as repair work drags on

AFP  :Tourist Muskan Mahuwakar pictured the Taj Mahal as a dazzling vision of symmetry and beauty but upon reaching the monument, she-like thousands of other visitors-was disappointed to find it

10,40,51,883 voters in country: Anisul

BSS, Dhaka :According to the draft voter list published on January 2, 2018, the number of voters in the country is 10,40,51,883.Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Haque,

Gaza under commercial strike amid worsening conditions

Gaza under commercial strike amid worsening conditions

Al Jazeera News  :A general strike has been called for by the private sector in the Gaza Strip to protest worsening living conditions amid the ongoing blockade, which is

BNP for constitutional amendment for polls-time govt

UNB, Dhaka :BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday urged the government to amend the constitution to include the provision of having an election-time government."The Prime Minister has

IU BCL men snatch 3 drug addicts from police

UNB, Kushtia :The activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Islamic University (IU) unit snatched away three arrested drug addicts from police on the campus on Sunday evening.Sub-inspector of

Senate committee calls for child abusers to be hanged

Dawn.com :The Senate's Standing Committee on Interior on Monday passed a resolution condemning the abduction and sexual abuse of children and recommending that the culprits in such cases be

Tillerson visits new US embassy in UK that Trump criticized

Reuters, London :Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the new $1 billion U.S. embassy in London on Monday, just days after his boss Donald Trump criticized the move to

KSA deposits $2b in Yemen central bank to back currency

Reuters, Riyadh  :Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered a deposit of $2 billion to be paid into Yemen's central bank on Wednesday to shore up the weak Yemeni currency, the

Tarique's lawyer starts arguments

bdnews24.com :Tarique Rahman's defence team has begun presenting its arguments in the Aug 21 grenade attack case.Tarique's state-appointed defence counsel Abul Kalam Akhtar Hossain claimed his client had nothing

13,400 mts rice imported from Myanmar in 10 months: Report

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh has imported over 13,400 tonnes of rice from Myanmar through the Maungtaw Trade Zone during the 10 months of the 2017-2018 fiscal year.Up to January 14,

FB to roll out new feature to help BD

UNB, Dhaka :As Bangladesh has the shortage of safe blood like many other countries, social networking giant Facebook is set to roll out a new feature here on Tuesday