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Six of a family among 13 killed

Six of a family among 13 killed

Staff Reporter :At least 13 persons including six in a family were killed and several others critically injured in separate road crashes across the country on Wednesday.In Laxhmipur, At least

Rakhine situation deepening refugee problems

Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque has said that the recent internal situation in Northern Rakhine of Myanmar is aggravating the prolonged Rohingya problem and sought US support in resolving the

BD now 2nd largest recipient of Chinese fund

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Bangladesh has become the second largest recipient of Chinese fund in south Asia after China's commitment to $31 billion worth of funding in local projects focusing on

DUCSU election on March 11

Staff Reporter :Dhaka University will hold elections to its Central Students Union popularly known as DUCSU on March 11--after nearly three decades--Vice chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman said in a statement on

Ijtema in February

Staff Reporter :Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Wednesday said that the Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after the Hajj, will be held in February.The decision ha

2 cops closed for drug trading

UNB, Munshiganj :Two police constables of Bhaberchar Highway Police camp have been closed to the district police lines for their alleged involvement in drug trading.The accused are Constable Arif, 28

Yanghee Lee to visit Bhashan Char

Yanghee Lee to visit Bhashan Char

UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee will soon visit Bhashan Char, an Island in Noakhali where the government has planned to shift Rohingyas,

Movement to free Khaleda soon, says Fakhrul

Staff Reporter :BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said that the movement to free the party chief Begum Khaleda Zia from jail would begin soon."The government has

HC asks Cumilla tribunal to dispose of Khaleda's bail plea by Feb 4

The High Court on Wednesday asked the lower court concerned to dispose of the petition filed seeking bail to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia by February 4 in a case filed

Dangerous chemicals found in nappy tests

France's national health agency Anses says it has found chemicals in babies' nappies that exceed safety levels.Tests found substances that are potentially dangerous to human health, including the controversial weedkiller

Plot to bomb New York Muslim community

Plot to bomb New York Muslim community

Al Jazeera News :Three men and a high-school student have been arrested for allegedly planning to bomb a Muslim community in upstate New York, authorities said on Tuesday.The Rochester-area residents

Court orders seizure of Tk 200m assets of Afroza Abbas

Staff Reporter :A Dhaka Court has ordered the confiscation of the assets of BNP leader Mirza Abbas' wife Afroza Abbas.The Sessions Judge's Court gave the order on Tuesday (Jan 22)

12 bullet-hit among 50 hurt in Noakhali AL rival clash

Staff Reporter :At least 12 bullet-hit among 50 people were injured in the clash between  the ruling party's  two group over establishing supremacy at Khalifatrhat in Daudpur Union of Noakhali

Demo at Shahbagh demanding reinstatement of  FF quota

Demo at Shahbagh demanding reinstatement of FF quota

The children and grandchildren of Freedom Fighters (FF) on Tuesday formed a human chain blocking the city's Shahbagh intersection for around two and half hours demanding the reinstatement of 30percentFF

31 Rohingyas taken back by India

Staff Reporter :Thirty-one Rohingyas who had been waiting for last four days near the Bangladesh-India border in Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria have gone back to India. Members of Indian Border

SC affirms 12-yr jail sentence for forester Osman Gani

Staff Reporter :The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday affirmed the High Court verdict that upheld a lower court judgement sentencing former Chief Conservator of Forest Osman Gani to 12 years'

New monetary policy next week

Special Correspondent  :The central bank will release its monetary policy statement for the second half of the current fiscal year next week aiming at reviving the private investment and attaining

Term of women's reserved seats challenged

Staff Reporter :The extended term of reserved women's seat in the Parliament has been challenged at the Supreme Court. Advocate Eunus Ali Akond prayed for a rule upon the government

May to face another day of Brexit questions

May to face another day of Brexit questions

Al Jazeera News :Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces another day of Brexit grilling before legislators on Tuesday with the opposition Labour Party opening the door for a new

DNCC by-polls for mayoral post Feb 28

Staff Reporter :The by-polls to Dhaka North City Corporation's mayor post will be held on February 28.EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed announced the election schedule while briefing reporters after a

Keeping extra internet cables in open places on the main roads by service providers have become a common phenomenon, causing sufferings to pedestrians. This photo was taken from Motijheel area on Tuesday.

Keeping extra internet cables in open places on the main roads by service providers have become a common phenomenon, causing sufferings to pedestrians. This photo was taken from Motijheel area on Tuesday.

Some in Bangladesh election observer group say they now regret involvement

Dhaka (Reuters) :A top official at an observer group that monitored Bangladesh's election, as well as one of its foreign volunteers, have said they regret participating in the process, casting

WEF kicks off amid economic, pol woes

Daily Sabah :Three thousand politicians and managers kick off their annual meeting in the Swiss resort of Davos on Tuesday, discussing solutions to global challenges despite the absence of some

Kishoreganj-1 polls on Feb 28

Staff Reporter :The election to the Kishoreganj-1 Parliamentary Constituency, which fell vacant following the death of Awami League leader Syed Ashraful Islam will be held on February 28. Election Commission

Wife slaughters husband in Ctg

UNB, Chattogram :A man was murdered allegedly by his wife at Dewanpur village in Mirsharai Upazila on early Tuesday over family feud.The deceased was identified as Sonatan Mazumder Prokash Sanak,

Princess Mako's boyfriend bids to clear path for wedding

Princess Mako's boyfriend bids to clear path for wedding

Tokyo (AFP) :The boyfriend of Japan's Princess Mako insisted Tuesday his family had no financial difficulties hanging over them, after reports of a unpaid loan apparently forced a postponement to

Musician Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul dies

Musician Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul dies

 Leading musician Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul, who was also a freedom fighter, has died at the age of 63.Bulbul suffered a heart attack at his residence at Aftabnagar in the capital

DSCC Mayor warns canal grabbers

DSCC Mayor warns canal grabbers

Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Monday warned the canal grabbers, saying none of them will be spared."Land grabbers, whoever they are, will not be let off the

Dodger docs 42pc

Staff Reporter :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday found 40 percent physicians absent in their work places.The commission observed it after a sudden drives launched in 11 government hospitals of

81 female workers return from KSA empty-handed

Staff Reporter :Eighty-one female and 47 male workers returned from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Sunday night empty-handed.Most of them are physically sick because they were tortured by the employers