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The Ganajagaran Mancha has planned an anti-communal march from Dhaka to Jessore on Jan 10-11 in protest against attacks on ...0 Comments
Police have detained BNP Vice Chairperson Selima Rahman on Tuesday, hours after she announced the extension of the party’s ongoing ...0 Comments
Police have arrested BNP chairperson's adviser and Bar Council Vice Chairman Khandaker Mahbub Hossain. He was nabbed as soon as ...0 Comments
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet President Abdul Hamid after sweeping the 10th parliamentary elections. The meeting has been scheduled ...0 Comments
Instead of following the US in debunking the recent Bangladesh elections as 'not credible', the UN has chosen to lambaste ...0 Comments
Awami League has elected ...0 Comments
Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad takes oath as Member of the 10th Parliament ending all speculations Jatiya Party chief Hussein Muhammad ...0 Comments
The Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Robert Menendez have written Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia ...0 Comments
Ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers of Sheikh Hasina-led new government have started assuming office. Staff at the respective ministries greeted the ...0 Comments
People from all walks of life paid their ...0 Comments
The first session of the 10th National Parliament ...0 Comments
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has said that Bangladesh has been stripped of democracy and that it must be restored through a movement. ...0 Comments
There is mounting criticism of the New Zealand government for getting a 60-seat boat built cheaply in Bangladesh instead of ...0 Comments
Local Hajj agencies need not to take approval from Bangladesh Bank to send collateral money to Saudi agents for those ...0 Comments
The new government's major challenge is to restore faith in a bid to accelerate economy, former Bangladesh Bank Governor Md ...0 Comments
Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran is meeting with BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for first time after the general ...0 Comments
Miscreants have exploded two handmade bombs near the rally venue of Ganajagaran Mancha in Bogra.
Angry Mancha activists thrashed two youths ...
The parliamentary polls over, the Election Commission now plans to conduct the Upazila Parishad elections from next month.
It is expected ...
The BNP wants to maintain good relations with India, Khaleda Zia has told Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran.
A Union Parishad chairman at Natore’s Shingra has been ...0 Comments
Elections will be held in 102 Upazila Parishads on Feb 19.The Election Commission has announced the poll schedule on Sunday. Their terms ...0 Comments
Five leaders of BNP, including three standing committee members, have been granted bail by the High Court in two cases filed with ...0 Comments
Police's Detective Branch has detained three African nationals from Dhaka's Uttara with equipment to produce fake US dollars.The arrests were ...0 Comments
The High Court has granted bail to Bar Council Vice Chairman Khandker Mahbub Hossain in a case of instigating violence. The ...0 Comments
It is time to leave the official accommodation for those who have failed to make it to the parliament. MPs, ...0 Comments
Unidentified miscreants have hacked to death a leader of Ramna Swechchhasebak League unit in a lane near the busy Moghbazar intersection in ...0 Comments
Bangladeshis, holding Green Cards in the US, will now have to pay tax on money they have in their accounts ...0 Comments
Law Minister Anisul Huq says he is exploring whether 195 Pakistan army personnel, released over forty years ago under the ...0 Comments
Locals have rescued 35 persons from the capsized launch in Patuakhali. Many are still trapped in the sunken vessel, said ...0 Comments
The High Court has ordered not to arrest or harass BNP leaders Sadek Hossain Khoka, Ruhul Kabir Rizvi and Golam ...0 Comments
Two men suspected for their involvement in the Kishorganj Sonali bank heist have been arrested in Dhaka with five sacks of currency ...0 Comments
Former communist chief minister of West Bengal, Buddhadev Bhattacharjee has attacked his successor Mamata Banerjee for opposing the Teesta river ...0 Comments
Rajshahi University authorities have called an emergency syndicate meeting hours after police and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) attacked students demanding the cancellation ...0 Comments
The High Court has stopped hearing a matter after feeling 'uneasy' by a minister's phone call.
The bench by Justices Sharif ...
RAB have arrested Md Saidur Rahman Shahid alias Shahid ...0 Comments
The Supreme Court Bar Association has demanded the removal of the minister who on Monday had phoned one of the ...0 Comments
A trainer aircraft of the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) pulled ...0 Comments
Ministers and MPs had a somewhat 'casual' day in Parliament on Thursday with many taking a nap, chatting, reading newspapers ...0 Comments
Mominul Haque's gritty century earned Bangladesh a draw in the ...0 Comments
Bangladesh's economy has not been hit too hard amid unprecedented political violence in the last six months, Finance Minister Abdul ...0 Comments
The High Court has granted bail to Fahima Islam Lopa, a suspect in the murder of Juba League leader Riazul ...0 Comments
Renowned sociologist and former Dhaka University professor Rangalal Sen has passed away. He died at a Chittagong hospital on Monday afternoon, ...0 Comments
Results of an opinion poll conducted by the US -based International Republican Institute (IRI) shows Bangladeshis are deeply concerned about ...0 Comments
The High Court has ordered a jetty, under construction on the Meghna at Brahmanbaria's Ashuganj, to be removed.
Justices Salma Masud ...
British lawyer Toby Cadman has said his petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for investigating the ...0 Comments
Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir have no relation with al-Qaeda, the Islamist party has claimed.Their claim comes ...0 Comments
Customs officials have detained a cleaner with 40 gold bars worth Tk 20 million at the Shahjalal International Airport.
Jainal, 45, ...
A resolution has been introduced in the US Congress to promote International Mother Language Day in the country.
US Representative Grace ...
Elimination of the roots of militancy in Bangladesh should be the country's top priority, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur ...0 Comments
A Awami Juba League activist has been killed in Khulna's Koira, three days after the Upazila polls.Local Awami League leaders ...0 Comments
At least 40 percent of the readymade garment factories in Bangladesh do not pay minimum wages to their workers, claims ...0 Comments
The Sonali Bank has incurred a loss of Tk 20 million last year after hackers breached its vulnerable "password and ...0 Comments
Police have announced Tk 200,000 as bounty for each of the three top militants of Jam'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) freed ...0 Comments
A passenger has allegedly been beaten to death simply because he refused to pay Tk 2 more for the fare ...0 Comments
Locals in Patuatoli have destroyed a banner on Shaheed Ajmal Hossain Hall, minutes after it was put up by Jagannath ...0 Comments
Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Sunday seized about 11 kilograms of gold and arrested a man after ...0 Comments
The photo along with a report on the ongoing construction of a power plant in Fatulla was published in the ...0 Comments
Miscreants have decamped with unspecified amount of cash from a branch of Sonali Bank at Bogra's Adamdighi Upazila by digging ...0 Comments
Mamun Ahmed didn't think twice about becoming a software programmer after graduating in computer science from a public university.
The 27-year ...
Exporters, importers, producers for local market will be entitled to forex travel quota of $ 400 a day, $ 4000 ...0 Comments
Omanese officials have said that nearly 70,000 of the total number Bangladeshi workers in that country have 'run away' from ...0 Comments
The capital market is now 'stable' due to the government's efforts to bring it back on an even keel since ...0 Comments
The High Court has found Prothom Alo Joint Editor Mizanur Rahman Khan guilty of gross contempt for two of his ...0 Comments
Loan distributions in the banking sector have failed to keep up with a steady increase in deposits in the last ...0 Comments
Rebutting a minister's claim, the Islami Bank has said it has donated Tk 30 million for the Independence Day event ...0 Comments
Yet another schoolboy injured in the Jessore picnic bus accident has died, taking the death toll in the February tragedy ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh consul general in New York has claimed that allegation of his ex-servant working for free under 'slavery-like conditions' ...0 Comments
The BNP has accused the ruling Awami League of massively rigging the fourth phase of the Upazila elections by forcing ...0 Comments
Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Abdul Latif Siddique allegedly beat an engineer of the Power Development Board (PDB) in ...0 Comments
A minister of Bangladesh's ruling coalition has suggested not to ban the Jamaat-e-Islami-but only if the party offered a public ...0 Comments
A madrasa teacher has been slaughtered by a local youth allegedly for protesting sexual harassment of a girl at Shahjadpur ...0 Comments
The High Court has asked for all internal reports of police about the firing on agitating students of Rajshahi University ...0 Comments
Finance Minister AMA Muhith has admitted that the amount of 'black money' in the economy is rising, adding that a ...0 Comments
Bangladesh will soon have separate 'industrial villages' for the readymade garment sector, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said.
She urged the ...
Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves have reached yet another milestone by crossing $20 billion-mark, mainly due to buoyant remittance flow and ...0 Comments
Ruhul Amin Howlader has been removed from the post of Jatiya Party's Secretary General, said Chairman HM Ershad's spokesperson Sunil ...0 Comments
The government wants to 'silence' the Ganajagaran Mancha movement since it no longer serves the interests of the ruling party, ...0 Comments
Eleven personnel of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been injured in an explosion while they were disposing of drugs in ...0 Comments
A Supreme Court Justice has urged everyone to come forward and protect Bangladesh from the powerful 'mafia syndicates' which are ...0 Comments
Two siblings have died and at least 20 others, including the seven members of a family, have been hospitalised after ...0 Comments
Indian motorcycle manufacturer Hero Motor Corporation and Bangladesh's Nitol-Niloy Group will jointly set up a plant in Bangladesh.
The two companies ...
Bangladesh's taka has got stronger against the US dollar reporting a steady exchange rate for a year amid periodic intervention ...0 Comments
Intern doctors at the Sir Salimullah Medical College and Hospital, better known as Mitford hospital, have called off their strike.
Water levels in the mercurial Teesta river have dramatically risen and fallen with a span of a few hours.
On Wednesday, ...
The sudden spike in the water levels of the Teesta river has sent the two major political parties of Bangladesh ...0 Comments
It seems Ticfa will not be the forum for discussing duty-free market access for Bangladesh exports to the US.
The Assistant ...
Bangladesh has announced it is eliminating duty on the import of fire-safety equipment in the first US-Bangladesh Ticfa meeting in ...0 Comments
Police on Tuesday recovered an AK-22 rifle, seven bullets, two magazines, 10 detonators and three sluice-gate knives at the Kamalapur ...0 Comments
The government has banned black or tinted glasses on microbus starting from May 10 after the recent rise in abductions ...0 Comments
Bangladesh's second war crimes tribunal is expected to deliver a verdict in Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali's case any day ...0 Comments
AKM Shamin Osman has advised authorities to check if 'members of a law-enforcing agency' are behind the murders of seven ...0 Comments
A first-grader has moved High Court to return to school after being forced to leave following a row between her ...0 Comments
Senior Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta came down hard on the home ministry, criticising its role in seven murders in ...0 Comments
Police have seized the shotgun belonging to the brother of Nur Hossain, the prime suspect in the abduction and murder ...0 Comments
The lawyers in Narayanganj have threatened to lay siege to the RAB-11 office on May 11 if the investigation into ...0 Comments
Bangladesh's balance of payment surplus has declined with increasing imports.
According to central bank statistics released on Thursday, the surplus stood ...
Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, whose son-in-law led RAB-11 during the sensational seven murders in Narayanganj, has issued a statement ...0 Comments
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has asked the government to break up Bangladesh's elite anti-crime force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).
The force, ...
Family members of slain Narayanganj City councillor Nazrul Islam are meeting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban.They were seen entering ...0 Comments
China has signed four military agreements with Bangladesh to enhance Dhaka's defence capabilities.
They were signed on Monday in presence of ...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered the state minister for home not to spare anyone involved in Narayanganj mayhem.
Authorities have ...
Manufacturers have demanded of the government an import duty cut on 'Urea Resin', a raw material which is used to ...0 Comments
One person was killed and two others were sustained burn injuries as a TV set at a house in Dhaka's ...0 Comments
The High Court has asked the committee investigating the Narayanganj multiple murders to report progress by June 4.
The investigation body, ...
Bangladesh's ambassador in Greece has come under investigation for his alleged abusive comments on ruling Awami League and its ministers.
Incensed by the police not showing disgraced RAB officers arrested in the multiple-murder case, lawyers at Narayanganj have called for ...0 Comments
The BNP has demanded withdrawal of military officers from the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).
"There's a conspiracy going on to taint ...
Students of the Sylhet Nursing College, defying authorities order to vacate dormitories, have continued their protest against an attack on ...0 Comments
Police will seek the Interpol's help to arrest the prime accused of Narayanganj multiple murders Nur Hossain.The district police have ...0 Comments
Lutfur Rahman has become the executive mayor of Tower Hamlets for a second time, beating the Labour Party candidate.Rahman contested ...0 Comments
Two policemen were injured when a sound grenade accidently went off during a training exercise at Rajarbagh Police Lines on ...0 Comments
A student from Bangladesh has been shot dead by miscreants in the US state of Florida. Shihab Mamun, 22, was ...0 Comments
Once a turbulent fast flowing river, the Karnaphuli is facing a fate similar to the Buriganga's -- what with unending ...0 Comments
The government has asked Bangladesh's top readymade garment exporters and manufacturers to clear workers' wages before the Eid-ul-Fitr.
State minister for ...
India's H-Energy East Coast Private Ltd (HEECPL) has sought clearance for a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in West Bengal's ...0 Comments
Tax free income slab will stay the same at Tk 220,000 per annum in the upcoming budget.
If the budget is ...
The new budget has proposed cutting supplementary duties on most cars, which may cause their prices to drop.
Cars ranging from ...
The new budget proposes a five-year tax exemption for Bangladesh bourses to prop up the capital market that has been ...0 Comments
A Brahmanbaria judge has been withdrawn a day after she ordered police to register a murder case against RAB personnel.
Two talesman have report-edly been abducted in Rangamati's Baghaichharhi Upaula.Ramani Mohan and Arun Bikash Chalana were taken away late on ...0 Comments
The JICA President Akihiko Tanaka is due to arrive in Dhaka on Saturday on a four-day visit.
It has been 11 ...
A Jatiya Party MP has staged a highway blockade in protest against an Awami League MP's repeated laying of project ...0 Comments
Awami League MP Abdul Matin Khasru has asked the bureaucrats to change their mindset and stop stonewalling information from the ...0 Comments
Photojournalist Haji Zahirul Haque has died in a Delhi hospital, his family members say. He was on life support for ...0 Comments
A Chittagong court has indicted eight people for the collapse of a flyover in Chittagong that claimed 13 lives. Metropolitan Sessions ...0 Comments
A Bangladeshi-born US citizen was arrested on Wednesday in central Texas on charges of terrorist activities including 'committing violent jihad', ...0 Comments
A Texas court has indicted Bangladeshi-born American Rahatul Ashikim Khan for conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, US media ...0 Comments
Sri Lanka, so far heavily dependent on Indian drugs, has signed an MoU with Bangladesh to import pharmaceuticals products.The country's ...0 Comments
Jewellers have raised the prices of gold within three weeks of the previous price adjustment.
Bangladesh Jewellers Assocation, in a media ...
Government has extended a ban on exports of all varieties of rice except the aromatic one for another year, till ...0 Comments
A court in India's West Bengal state has ordered Nur Hossain and his two accomplices to fourteen days in judicial ...0 Comments
The US has described the recent statements of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President as "outrageous and ...0 Comments
Finance Minister AMA Muhith has lambasted the media for misreporting the scope for 'whitening' black money in the 2014-15 budget.
Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti (PCJSS) has demanded immediate arrest and exemplary punishment for those responsible for the attack on ...0 Comments
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The Opera Mini browser, designed ...
A court in West Bengal has sent Nur Hossain, a prime suspect in the Narayanganj seven-murder case, and his two ...0 Comments
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has submitted its report on corruption in private universities to the education ministry.The report was found ...0 Comments
The BNP has said that the verdict on disputed maritime boundaries has established India's dominance over the Bay of Bengal ...0 Comments
Results of the test for admission to MBA (Evening) Programme under the Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University (DU) ...0 Comments
Former Chittagong mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury has written to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina against what he says is a 'conspiracy' ...0 Comments
The central bank has asked all scheduled banks to keep their branches open in Dhaka, its adjacent areas, and Chittagong ...0 Comments
Australia Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched a membership drive, inspired by the growing two-way trade within a ...0 Comments
The anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA-I), led by Paresh Barua, has for the first time ...0 Comments
Power-starved Meghalaya is preparing "wind energy density maps" to identify regions in the mountainous state where wind energy could be ...0 Comments
Economists are wary of the new monetary policy that stresses foreign loans to improve liquidity and boost growth.
Instead, they prefer ...
Petrol price in India has been lowered by Rs 1.09 per litre, the second reduction in three and half months, ...0 Comments
Bangladesh has signed an MoU with Bulgaria to hold official talks with the European country for enhancing mutual cooperation.
Bulgarian Deputy ...
Two Bangladesh Railway employees have been suspended for dereliction of duty over the train-bus collision at Jhenaidah's Kaliganj that left ...0 Comments
A fracas over purchasing train tickets turned deadly on Friday at Natore's Lalpur, leaving at least 3 persons dead and ...0 Comments
The Supreme Court has ordered Jamuna Bank's Deputy Managing Director Mozammel Hossain to surrender to the lower court.
The bank official ...
The UK and Japan have condoled the Padma launch tragedy in Bangladesh. Japanese ambassador in Dhaka Shiro Sadoshima in a ...0 Comments
Rescue workers are still awaiting the arrival of tugboat Kandari-2 with powerful survey equipment to the site where Pinak-6 met ...0 Comments
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been invited to address the United Nations General Assembly next month for Bangladesh's 'best performance' ...0 Comments
Two persons have been handed over to the police with Tk 5,000 counterfeit currencies by locals in Chittagong on Friday ...0 Comments
The National Identity Registration Division of the Election Commission (EC) says it spotted 'discrepancies' in 44 Upazilas during updating of ...0 Comments
Workers of a readymade garments factory have vandalised their workplace at Kashimpur in Gazipur, after failing to trace a colleague ...0 Comments
A Dhaka court has rejected the bail petition of Oishee Rahman, who is accused of killing her parents, Police Inspector ...0 Comments
Results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations will be published on Wednesday.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid along with chairmen ...
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will for the first time use its own aircraft only to fly Hajj pilgrims from the country ...0 Comments
The theft of a portion of underground telephone cables connecting Dhaka's Gulshan, Tejgaon, and Niketon have caused as many as ...0 Comments
The administrative investigation committee on the Narayanganj seven murders is not going to India to question prime suspect Nur Hossain ...0 Comments
Bangladesh has received a "positive response" from India regarding transit passage to Nepal and Bhutan through its territory, a special ...0 Comments
A court has sentenced three people to fourteen years' imprisonment for throwing acid at a housewife in Bagerhat.
It has also ...
Activists of the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and the Islami Chhatra Shibir engaged in a turf war on Sunday at ...0 Comments
The machine readable passport (MRP) project will get underway in all districts within a month says the Ministry of Home ...0 Comments
Tarique Rahman has alleged Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman led a family of killers, stirring up fresh ...0 Comments
Bangladesh will sign a deal with India to introduce waterway travel between the countries, finance minister AMA Muhith has said.
Bangladesh will build an 1165-acre exclusive zone for tourists in Teknaf with hotels, night clubs, park and convention hall.
The government ...
Bangladesh Railway has suspended two staffers and three security officials of Chittagong Railway Station following demand by Bangladesh Chhatra League.
Three of the five RAB personnel arrested over Narayanganj's sensational multiple-murder have reportedly 'confessed' to their involvement in the crime. ...0 Comments
Police are yet to make any headway into the murder of Islamic Front leader Nurul Islam Farooqi.
"The motive for murder ...
A large portion of the Moulvibazar Stadium's boundary has been demolished for the wedding of Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin ...0 Comments
The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police has arrested another person in connection with the triple murders in Moghbazar. DMP ...0 Comments
The High Court has confirmed the trial court's death sentence for three men who in 2006 had raped a teenaged ...0 Comments
State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid Bipu has said the government will soon invite bidders for exploration in ...0 Comments
Christian Organisation for Relief and Rehabilitation (CORR) - The Jute Works was founded on Sept 2, 1973 with the aim ...0 Comments
A special task force of West Bengal police, supported by sleuths of central intelligence, have arrested four Muslim youngmen in ...0 Comments
Bangladesh has withdrawn its candidature for the non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in support of its 'long-tested' friend ...0 Comments
Law Minister Anisul Huq has rubbished the BNP's allegation that empowering Parliament to remove judges will constrict them and made ...0 Comments
Bangladesh and India have decided to swap Nur Hossain with Anup Chetia, top sources say. The decision has been taken ...0 Comments
Several bombs have gone off near BNP's main offices at Dhaka's Naya Paltan before the party along with its allies ...0 Comments
The Awami League and BNP activists in New York have taken position outside the John F Kennedy Airport in New ...0 Comments
Senior Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta has demanded measures from the 'highest quarters' against frauds by secretaries.
"A secretary, who has ...
Two employees of Dhaka Electric Supply Company (DESCO) have been electrocuted in Dhaka on Thursday.
DESCO's engineer Md Mizan said that ...
Bangladesh-born British MP Rushanara Ali has resigned from opposition front bench to abstain from a vote in UK Parliament that ...0 Comments
It is good news for thousands of poor elderly patients looking for treatment that sometimes mean taking refuge on the ...0 Comments
Road transport minister blames "unfit" cattle-loaded trucks for slow vehicular movements on highways as people have started heading towards their ...0 Comments
Several hundred ready-made garment workers of a Tuba Group factory have protested in front of the BGMEA Bhaban in Dhaka ...0 Comments
Three compartments of train Upakul Express, headed from Noakhali to Dhaka, went off the tracks near Brahmanbaria's Talshahar Station.At least ...0 Comments
The ruling Awami Leagues's student front leader Siddiqui Nazmul Alam has threatened to 'beat up senior BNP leaders'.
A status on ...
A headmaster of a secondary school in Sherpur has allegedly charged money for distributing free textbooks among students.Parents of several ...0 Comments
State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has skirted questions over permission for the BNP to hold a rally in ...0 Comments
The BNP-led alliance's countrywide non-stop blockade has failed to evoke much response in the capital with traffic as usual on ...0 Comments
The United States has called on the bickering parties in Bangladesh to shun violence that has left four people killed ...0 Comments
BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has cleared his medical bill after the Apollo Hospitals Dhaka lodged a police ...0 Comments
The BNP has appealed to India to restore democracy in Bangladesh. Through various channels, India has been approached by the ...0 Comments
Tour operators in Bangladesh fear the BNP-sponsored blockade will cost the tourism industry up to Tk 1 billion in losses ...0 Comments
Locks on several building accesses and department doors of Dhaka University have been jammed with super glue during a strike ...0 Comments
An audio tape of a long telephone conversation purportedly between BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka and Nagarik Oikya Convenor Mahmudur ...0 Comments
Nagarik Oikya Convenor Mahmudur Rahman Manna, now at the centre of raging discussions on the social media after his leaked ...0 Comments
Awami League spokesperson Mahbub-Ul Alam Hanif has said 'proper legal procedure' will be followed for the arrest of BNP Chairperson ...0 Comments
Police have brought sedition charges against Nagorik Oikya chief Mahmudur Rahman Manna and BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka.
A leaked phone ...
Four auto-rickshaws and a 'human hauler' were set on fire at Feni during the BNP-led alliance's countrywide blockade and shutdown.The ...0 Comments
A Jatiyatabadi Juba Dal activist has died nine days after sustaining a bullet injury in a 'shootout' with the police ...0 Comments
Bombs have been hurled at the fisheries department office in Magura in the wee hours of Monday during blockade and ...0 Comments
An alleged drug peddler has been knifed to death by some unidentified persons in Tongi. Jahangir Alam aka Chhoto Jahangir, ...0 Comments
BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed's wife has sought the prime minister's intervention to trace her husband.
She went to the Prime Minister's ...
Veteran politician Mozaffar Ahmed, who had rejected a cabinet position after independence in 1971, has now refused the Independence Award.
Bangladesh have exported more in the first nine months of the current fiscal year, beginning on July 1 last year, ...0 Comments
South America's one of the poorest economies, Guyana is keen to work closely with Bangladesh.
It's newly appointed non-resident High Commissioner ...
Hours after BNP leader Abdul Awal Mintoo failed to resurrect his bid in court, the party has thrown its support ...0 Comments
A High Court judge has declined to hear a bail petition by Narayanganj multiple murders suspect MM Rana.
The former RAB ...
A man burnt in an explosion three days ago at a toilet of a shopping centre in Malibagh has died ...0 Comments
Supporters of the governing Awami League-backed mayor aspirant in Chittagong have captured at least four polling stations in South Paharhtali ...0 Comments
The European Union has called for investigations into irregularities in Tuesday's city polls, claiming it has "credible" reports of rigging, ...0 Comments
Police have filed their chargesheet against Gazipur City Corporation Mayor MA Mannan for vandalising vehicles.
Gazipur's Senior Judicial Magistrate Begum Farzana ...
Khaleda Zia has drawn the attention of US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman towards the large-scale ...0 Comments
The prime minister's son and her ICT adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy has distributed laptops to over 200 university students ...0 Comments
Editor-in-chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi on the campaign trail ahead of the May 7 UK ballot.
On a walkabout in the heart ...
The Bangladesh Press Council has asked law enforcers to take legal steps against 11 Munshiganj TV and print journalists after ...0 Comments
Government plans to promote Bangladesh tourism remains hazy even three months after declaring 2016 as the Tourism Year.
People involved with ...
The government will provide round the clock security for members of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's family.
A circular issued on Monday ...
Bangladesh is ending the 2014-15 financial year on a high in terms of export earnings.
According to Export Promotion Bureau statistics ...
Saudi Arabia has rejected Bangladesh's proposal to increase the quota of Hajj pilgrims. The religious affairs ministry, however, said in ...0 Comments
The verdict on an appeal by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mujahid against the death sentence awarded to him by ...0 Comments
Bangladesh had a total of 14.32 trillion cubic feet (TCF) of gas reserves until March - the latest figure available.
Businesses have demanded retaining 0.3 percent tax at source on export of readymade clothing.
Leaders of the associations representing apparel exporters ...
Bangladesh Garment Manufactures & Exporters Association (BGMEA) has accused European buyers of interference in the apparel factories.
BGMEA President Atiqul Islam ...
The US in its just-released annual counterterrorism report has appreciated Bangladesh's efforts to combat both domestic and transnational terrorist activities.The ...0 Comments
Before Eid Bangladesh Bank (BB) releases new currency notes to meet the market demand.
However, it may not be the case ...
The central bank has served show-cause notices on 20 officials for agitating against the contractual appointment of an officer.
In the ...
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has once again given a wake-up call to Bangladeshi authorities to take a foolproof ...
Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta has advised the ministers to desist from saying anything embarrassing.
His advice followed information minister Hasanul ...
Although Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) cheques are believed to be full-proof against counterfeit, recent complaints lodged with the Bangladesh ...
Securities and Exchanges Commission has stayed the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of National Insurance following its disagreement with the Insurance ...
The Cabinet has greenlighted the amendment to the Value Added Tax and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012, with a provision to ...0 Comments
A huge Indian military operation to checkmate separatist rebels in the country's northeastern borders with Myanmar has started, officials told ...0 Comments
Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the government has asked factories including garment units to pay workers their June salaries by July 10 ...
A tribunal will be formed to try BNP chief Khaleda Zia and her associates for 'instigating' firebombings during the BNP-led ...0 Comments
Police have suspended three constables of the Special Branch (SB) and Detective Branch (DB) and arrested them on charges of ...0 Comments
The central bank estimates that transactions in mobile banking have increased ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
According to Bangladesh Bank estimate, daily average ...
Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent home a record $500 million in a week ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, the central bank says.
A video clip has surfaced on the internet showing an official of a state-run facility in Barisal beating up two ...0 Comments
BNP leader Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, released from jail on Tuesday, returned home on Thursday after being treated at a ...0 Comments
Living in a shanty on or below the hills of Chittagong is like 'playing chess with death'. Incessant rains often ...0 Comments
People relocated from hills in Chittagong are trickling back to their houses because of a lack of permanent rehabilitation and ...0 Comments
Export and import operations at the Akhaura land port in Brahmanbaria will remain suspended for two days from Saturday due ...0 Comments
The charge d'affaires of the Libyan embassy in Dhaka, Khaled Mohamed Abu Said has cautioned all not to keep any ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh Bank aims to distribute Tk 164 billion as agriculture and rural credit in 2015-16 fiscal year (FY).
Governor Atiur ...
The driver of a truck that had overturned five years ago and killed 45 people, including 43 school children, in ...0 Comments
The Ganajagaran Mancha has demanded hanging of BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury without much delay.
The Supreme Court has upheld the ...
The Supreme Court's verdict upholding the death sentence of Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for war crimes
organisers of the 1971 Liberation ...
The number of mobile internet users has increased by 10.48 million in a year.
Mobile phone subscribers also rose by 10.31 ...
The central bank has asked the scheduled banks to let the residents of former enclaves open accounts with only Tk ...0 Comments
A delegation of Malaysian officials will come to Dhaka next week to sign a deal to recruit 1.5 million workers ...0 Comments
The policemen suspended for negligence in handling Sylhet teen Samiul Alam Rajan's murder should be tried for criminal offences, Bangladesh ...0 Comments
Three-wheelers will get a two-hour window on the national highways for refuelling, says the government.Auto-rickshaws, which are banned from highways, ...0 Comments
A mob has lynched one person in Gazipur's Kapasia, after chasing him down following robberies in three houses in the ...0 Comments
Twelve-year-old Rakib Hawladar died from excessive internal bleeding caused by the rupture of intestines due to high pressure of air ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL) has backed the government's decision to export unused 10 GBPS (gigabyte per second) ...0 Comments
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has pushed for a free trade agreement with Turkey to expand trade ties.
The two-way ...
The government will take no new initiatives to have preferential trade facilities in the US revived, the commerce minister says ...0 Comments
Police have arrested four people on charges of beating a bus driver to death in Dhaka's Sayedabad.The news of their ...0 Comments
A man in Netrokona has been sentenced to death for killing his four-year-old son. The court of Netrokoan's Additional Sessions ...0 Comments
Ganajagaran Mancha has alleged the home minister and the police chief are effectively condoning murders of bloggers by warning of ...0 Comments
A letter threatening to kill 19 persons including ministers, teachers, cultural activists, Ganajagaran Mancha organisers and bloggers has been sent ...0 Comments
Police have arrested a nephew of State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu over the murder of blogger ...0 Comments
With two 'border haats' already operational with Bangladesh, the tiny northeastern state of Tripura wants more."We have identified possible locations. ...0 Comments
Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves have crossed the $26 billion mark for the first time.
On Monday, the reserves reached $26.03 billion, ...
A Sylhet court has issued arrest warrants against 3 absconders accused in the case over the brutal killing of 13-year-old ...0 Comments
A parliamentary watchdog feels the latest hikes in electricity and gas prices are justified despite protests against the increase.
It says ...
Stakeholders hope the conviction of two fraudsters for the 1996 capital market manipulation will help restore the investors' faith in ...0 Comments
An organisation of public university teachers, pressing for a separate pay scale, says it finds Finance Minister AMA Muhith's comment ...
The government has reassigned four additional secretaries and 21 joint secretaries through a public administration ministry order.
Additional secretaries Amit Kumar ...
An US court has sentenced to jail Robert Lustyik, the former FBI agent who took bribes in return for sensitive ...
Saudi Arabia has announced compensation for the family members of the deceased and those injured in the last Friday's crane ...0 Comments
Indian intelligence agencies are discounting the possibility of Islamic State's involvement in the recent killings of an Italian and a ...0 Comments
Smaller political parties, not recognised by the Election Commission but keen to contest polls for local bodies, may take recourse ...0 Comments
It took the government three months to bring back Kamrul Islam, accused of beating Sylhet teenager Samiul Alam Rajan to ...0 Comments
Law Commission Chairman ABM Khairul Haque has emphasised the shunning of bigotry to make Bangladesh peaceful and prosperous.
He made the ...
The gazette to put into effect the Eighth National Pay Scale will possibly be issued in the first week of ...0 Comments
Durga Puja, the biggest annual religious festival of the Hindus in Bangladesh, begins on Monday across the country.The Maha Shashthhi, ...0 Comments
Bangladeshi nationals, who had been on a hunger strike at a US detention centre, will be released soon and can ...0 Comments
Cabinet Secretary Muhammad Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan has been appointed an alternate executive director to the World Bank.
A public administration ministry ...
The attackers of a Shia gathering at Old Dhaka's Huseni Dalan evaded detection by security forces by entering in a ...0 Comments
Police top brass has ordered its forces to fire if attacked following the killing of two policemen on duty within ...
The information ministry has asked five TV stations to explain why they have aired scenes, in dramas, showing people smoking.
The government has made it mandatory for all online newspapers to be registered by Dec 15, including those already published ...0 Comments
A special court in New Delhi has sent Assamese separatist leader Anup Chetia to 6-days transit remand following an appeal ...0 Comments
Thousands of commuters are stranded in Rajshahi after bus owners went on an indefinite strike demanding three-wheelers be kept off ...
The local currency has depreciated by 1.25 percent against the US dollar in the space of a month. Experts, however, ...0 Comments
The High Court has questioned the legality of the final result of the 34th BCS examinations. It issued a rule ...0 Comments
Bodies of a policeman's wife and child have been recovered from their house in Sudarganj Upazila of Gaibandha.
Police are yet ...
Oman has issued a general amnesty for 25 Bangladesh nationals who are in jail there for various offences.
Sultan Qaboos bin ...
A priest in Rangpur has complained that 10 priests working in various churches in the northern district have received death ...0 Comments
Jihadist threat monitoring portal SITE Intelligence Group has again reported that the Islamic State (IS) has claimed credit for Thursday's ...
The High Court has issued a rule over the planned merger of mobile phone operators Robi and Airtel. After initial ...0 Comments
Mayor aspirants in the forthcoming municipal elections are mostly businessmen by profession. Their academic qualifications range from 'self-educated' to PhD.
Health Minister Mohammed Nasim has asked the district health authorities to monitor hospitals under them "properly".
He particularly asked them to ...
The High Court has directed the police chief to instruct his force not to present crime suspects before the media ...0 Comments
As many as 385 rebel candidates are in the fray so far for the Dec 30 municipal polls. They have ...
The Election Commission has so far received 31 complaints of violation of the electoral code of conduct for the municipal ...0 Comments
Police have recovered a beheaded body from a suitcase kept on a rickshaw at Dhaka's Basabo. The severed head was ...0 Comments
The body of a woman has been found hanging in her room in Dhaka's Derma. The family of the dead ...0 Comments
The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal will start a probe into the war crimes allegedly committed by 195 ...0 Comments
A doctor has alleged he was physically assaulted by a few employees of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) where ...0 Comments
Roads towards Tongi will be closed for vehicles other than those carrying Bishwa Ijtema devotees on Sunday. Traffic police took ...0 Comments
The deadline for the completion of the Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover project has been extended yet again, with its cost going up ...0 Comments
The process to extradite to India Daud Merchant, convicted for Bollywood music baron Gulshan Kumar's murder, has started, says Bangladesh ...0 Comments
Dhaka University students, divided over whether the proposed Metro Rail should pass through the campus, demonstrated on Wednesday.Some supported it ...0 Comments
Chief Justice SK Sinha has expressed dissatisfaction over the inordinately long time some judges take to give verdicts. He has ...0 Comments
Doctors in Chittagong have called off their 'cease work' after patients and their relatives suffered for five days.The president of ...0 Comments
A woman in Lakshmipur has given birth to quadruplets. Kajal Akhter delivered four babies-two males and two females-at 'Matri Chaya ...0 Comments
BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the government has filed a treason case against party ...
Two boys, accused of stealing a mobile phone, were trussed and mercilessly beaten up at Rajshahi's Paba Upazila.
The entire episode ...
Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) says it will fully compensate their clients who lost their money to card skimming last week.They ...0 Comments
Police have arrested two men suspecting their involvement in the murder of four children in Habiganj's Bahubal Upazila.Abdul Ali and ...0 Comments
Gazipur police have recovered the body of an apparel factory worker from her home in Tongi and her husband is ...0 Comments
Police are helping the perpetrators by not including specific charges in the case filed over the torture of two boys ...0 Comments
Three policemen beat and wounded a youth in the head with bricks when he protested against their misbehaviour with a ...
RAB has arrested eight persons from various parts of the country, including the capital, on charges of women trafficking.
They have ...
Law Minister Anisul Huq has declined to comment on the food minister's demand that a new Appellate Division bench should ...0 Comments
Eight members of a family, including three children, have been burnt in a fire that was perhaps caused by a ...
Police are not helping in the search for Tanvir Hassan Zoha who is missing following the theft of Bangladesh Bank ...
Poet Nirmalendu Goon has been nominated for the Independence Award after his outburst on social media over this year's nominations.
The family of Tanvir Hassan Zoha is hopeful of the safe return of the 'IT specialist', who went missing five ...0 Comments
The Insaf Barakh Kidney and General Hospital says it will perform free cleft lip and palate surgeries every month.
The first ...
A Criminal Investigation Department (CID) official has claimed to have got 'significant' information concerning the cyber theft of Bangladesh Bank ...
A Narayanganj court has sent Twaki Mancha leader Rafiur Rabbi to jail in a cheque fraud case.
Additional District and Sessions ...
A team of police's Criminal Investigation Department has arrived in Comilla to investigate the murder and suspected rape of Victoria ...0 Comments
The military has described Sohagi Jahan Tonu as 'a child' of the Bangladesh Army and promised all help in catching ...0 Comments
A rights activist, demanding justice for college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, has criticised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for being 'silent' ...
A local Awami League leader's son has allegedly hacked a school teacher at capital's Sekhertek.
Pranab Kumar Sarker, the headmaster of ...
Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy says Shafik Rehman can be tried in the United States as well since he was 'involved ...
Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has reportedly taken responsibility for killing Bangladeshi gay-rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend ...0 Comments
Two more people have been arrested over the murder of Rajshahi University teacher Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.
Police have identified ...
Khaleda Zia has asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to have her son Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy questioned in custody over ...0 Comments
The United States, India and Bangladesh are the on the "same page" in fighting terrorism and violent extremism, the US ...0 Comments
Israeli politician Mendi N Safadi has admitted meeting BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury in India, but claimed that it was during ...0 Comments
The 14-Party coalition led by the ruling Awami League has demanded that the teacher who has been sacked after public ...
Islamic State (IS) has reportedly claimed responsibility for Friday's murder of a homeopath in Kushtia, SITE Intelligence Group says. Mir ...0 Comments
The former governor of Bangladesh's central bank has defended himself and his colleagues in the $81 million cyber heist in ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh National Hindu Grand Alliance has demanded a three-day holiday for the Durga Puja, instead of one-day, for celebrating ...
Bangladesh's power plants have set a new record of power generation.
The electricity generation on Saturday evening was 8,942 megawatt, which ...
The UN Security Council has "strongly condemned" the deadly terrorist attack in a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 ...0 Comments
One of the five the Islamic State reportedly claimed to be the gunmen who launched Friday's terror attack in Dhaka ...0 Comments
BNP politician Salahuddin Ahmed, currently incarcerated in jail on charges of illegally entering the Indian state of Meghalaya, has been ...
Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, facing heat over reports that a Dhaka terrorist was inspired by his speeches, has claimed ...0 Comments
An Asia-Pacific money laundering group has moved its meeting out of Bangladesh citing security concerns, officials said on Monday, 10 ...0 Comments
Mohammad Basharuzzaman, who is among the 10 missing youths appearing on a police list after the July 1 Dhaka cafe ...
Separate road crashes in the port city of Chittagong and on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway have left three people killed.Police said ...0 Comments
The merger between mobile phone operators Robi and Airtel has been okayed by the Prime Minister's Office.
Telecoms regulator officials say ...
Investigators have identified five individuals who took part in the killing of the gay rights activists Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub ...0 Comments
Just as 9/11 changed the American psyche forever, 'things will never be the same again' for Bangladesh after the Gulshan ...0 Comments
The killers of teenager Himadri Majumder Himu should meet their fate soon, says his mother after five were sentenced to ...0 Comments
The body of a mosque's Imam has been found stuffed inside a sack in Kishoreganj.
Police have identified the victim as ...
A team from Bangladesh will meet officials of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...0 Comments
India and Bangladesh have agreed to jointly produce a documentary on the 1971 War of Independence of Bangladesh.
The decision was ...
The Secretary General of OIC, Iyad Ameen Madani, has arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday on a two-day "working visit", the ...
A New York City man appeared in court on Tuesday and denied charges he shot and killed a Bangladeshi Imam ...0 Comments
The ongoing eviction drive against restaurants and hotels located in residential areas of Dhaka has impacted adversely on the business ...
A Philippine court on Thursday released on bail a former branch manager of a Manila bank in a perjury case ...0 Comments
Dhaka North Mayor Annisul Huq says he wonders why the Bashundhara City shopping mall catches fire so often.A fire broke ...0 Comments
The ammonia leaked from the DAP fertiliser factory in Chittagong's Anwara has affected trees and water bodies in the area.
Hours before the Supreme Court delivers its verdict on Jamaat-e-Islami financier Mir Quasem Ali's petition to review his death penalty ...0 Comments
A Bangladeshi couple living in New York have died while their son was admitted to the hospital with critical injuries ...0 Comments
Law Minister Anisul Huq has said the president's being out of the country on health grounds will not delay the ...
New York police have arrested a suspect in the murder of a 60-year-old Bangladeshi woman. Nazma Khanam, who moved to ...
Retired police officer Babul Aktar has returned to his Dhaka home, 20 hours after the home ministry issued the order ...0 Comments
The final probe report on the Bangladesh Bank cyber heist submitted by a government-commissioned investigation committee will be published on ...0 Comments
A schoolgirl has been stabbed to death in Madaripur's Kalkini. Police have detained a youth named Milon Mandal, 20, who ...0 Comments
Rajshahi University has suspended mass communication and journalism department associate professor Tanvir Ahmed over the unnatural death of his former ...
A Tangail court has thrown out the bail plea of Awami League MP Amanur Rahman Khan Rana, who is detained ...0 Comments
Acclaimed poet, author and playwright Syed Shamsul Haq, who died Tuesday, was nowhere near his swansong, Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman ...
Despite several extensions the Hatirjheel Development Project will not be completed on schedule.
The city development authority, RAJUK has asked for ...
The government has released a list of 12,619 teachers centrally selected for appointment to private schools and colleges.
Education Minister Nurul ...
Bangladesh has been placed at 111 on the Girls' Opportunity Index, a report published by Save the Children.
The report ranks ...
The Shia Muslim community has organised Taazia processions in Dhaka to commemorate the death of Imam Hussain, grandson of the ...
Traffic on Airport Road will be restricted for 24 hours due to Chinese President Xi Jinping`s Dhaka visit.
The DMP traffic ...
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has arrived in Dhaka to see firsthand the progress Bangladesh has made in eliminating ...
Lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta has slated critics of the recently passed law aimed at cancelling the registration of NGOs for 'malicious' ...
Bangladesh's Sammilito Sangskritik Jote, the central platform of cultural activists, has called for a rethink by West Bengal Chief Minister ...
Suhrawardy Udyan wears a festive look two days ahead of the 20th national council of the ruling Awami League scheduled ...
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's grandchildren Radwan Mujib Siddiq Bobby and Saima Wazed Hossain will not join the 20th National Council ...0 Comments
Singer Runa Laila has toured London's House of Commons at the invitation of the Shadow Minister for Early Years education ...0 Comments
The war crimes tribunal will announce its verdict on Shariatpur's Moulvi Idris Ali Sardar any day.
The man, now absconding, is ...
Those were extraordinary times that gave birth to a befitting hero. Aviator, musician, photographer and all-round visionary - Captain Aminur ...
The local Awami League leader, who played a key role to settle Santals on the land acquired by a sugar ...
A decision in principle to reduce fuel oil prices in order to strengthen the country's economy will be finalised soon, ...0 Comments
Sultana Kamal has urged the women rights activists to give no excuses for not taking up the fight against religious ...
Saudi Arabia wants to hire 1,000 medical specialists from Bangladesh after a gap of ten years.
The kingdom informed government officials ...
Border guards in Bangladesh have intercepted 11 boats carrying 130 Rohingya nationals trying to cross the border through different points ...0 Comments
A Bangladeshi man has been in assaulted in New York, amid escalating hate crimes against religious minorities and immigrants in ...0 Comments
A man has been murdered in broad daylight on a busy street in Chittagong. Police and witnesses said the murder ...0 Comments
A group of 22 Rohingyas fleeing persecution in Myanmar has crossed the Bangladesh border and now seek refuge in Chittagong.
More than 400 Rohingyas have been turned back from the border along Cox's Bazar in BGB's (Border Guard Bangladesh) ...
A judicial probe and another by the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) have been launched into the violent eviction of ...0 Comments
Police's investigation in the Bangladesh Bank cyber heist has shifted its gaze on some IT technicians of the central bank, ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTCL) is facing allegations of overlooking a mandatory tender process in awarding contract for installation ...0 Comments
The parents of murdered Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu have sought a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as ...
A thorough investigation is needed to find out whether the fire that ripped through a mall in Dhaka's Gulshan was ...0 Comments
Traders say they want to restart their businesses at Gulshan's DNCC market which suffered a massive fire.
They have urged the ...
Slain MP Manjurul Islam Liton's widow may have seconded the Awami League view that Jamaat-e-Islami is involved in her husband's ...0 Comments
A respiratory solution of the British drug-maker GSK is being sold at more than twice the price in Bangladesh market.
Prime convict Nur Hossain, former RAB officer Tarek Sayeed and three others were in the condemned cells at Kashimpur Central ...0 Comments
A senior leader of the ruling Awami League's student front in Satkhira has been found dead. The body of Emon ...0 Comments
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has faced a question on the proposed Rampal Power Plant near the Sundarbans at the World ...
Trader Mahbubur Rahman was arrested by police in Noakhali and told he was wanted in a 2011 case filed under ...
Journalists take to the streets demanding punishment of the policemen who assaulted two journalists covering an anti-Rampal agitation on Thursday.
The Gopalganj rickshaw van driver, who carried Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina around her ancestral village, will be getting a job ...0 Comments
Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has taken up an extensive Tk 1.59 billion project aimed to expand use ...0 Comments
Good news awaits readers. Kabori's memoirs, Smriti Tuku Thaak, will soon make its way to the bookshops and of course ...0 Comments
Police in Gaibandha have found a pistol buried in the courtyard of the Sundarganj home of former Jaitya Party MP ...
A Canadian court has denied asylum to a BNP activist for the party's involvement in violence during protests and terrorism.
Seven transport workers arrested during clashes at Dhaka's Gabtoli during the nationwide strike have been remanded in police custody for ...0 Comments
Expatriate Bangladeshis have remitted $936.2 million in February, the lowest in a month in last five years.
The previous record low ...
Police in Sirajganj have recovered a firearm from near Shahjadpur Mayor Halimul Hoque Miru's house which they say was used ...0 Comments
Police in New York have arrested seven Bangladeshis in connection with a $3 million credit card fraud case.
The seven are ...
Rapid Action Battalion has said another attack suspect died after being arrested in the capital's Ashkona where a militant was ...0 Comments
Determined to resolve the Teesta River water sharing issue, the Indian government is planning to bring together the chief ministers ...0 Comments
The Supreme Court has set Mar 30 for the appeal hearing of the High Court decision to fine 154 tanneries ...0 Comments
The government will fine and jail passengers who wrongly occupy seats reserved for women, children, elderly and handicapped people on ...0 Comments
India's Border Security Force (BSF) has intensified its security on Sylhet's border with Northeast India following 'Operation Twilight.'
An official of ...
The local government ministry has suspended six Barisal City Corporation ward councillors accused in cases of violence. Barisal City Corporation ...0 Comments
The Election Commission has 'fully succeeded' in achieving public confidence through Comilla City Corporation election, its chief KM Nurul Huda ...0 Comments
Police have held two teenagers for selling 'fake question papers' on social media. A team of detectives picked up Shahidul ...
Bangladesh missions in Delhi, Thailand and Singapore have celebrated the first day of the Bengali New Year with traditional fervour.
Two Bangladeshi children have run the Facebook account of the European Union Delegation in Dhaka on Thursday as part of ...
Bangladesh hopes to make up through sub-regional cooperation including BIMSTEC after the failure of SAARC, says the international affairs adviser ...0 Comments
Bangladesh has put up a formal proposal to the UNESCO to organise an Annual World Cultural Conference.
The plan was presented ...
Six Bangladeshi-Canadian women have received the PACE-RMM Women Achievers Award for their 'contributions and commitment to the community'.
The recipients were:
Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has announced that he will return the award Bangladesh bestowed on his father for his contributions ...0 Comments
Deaths of two Canadian youths of Bangladeshi origin, who reportedly committed suicide, have sent shock waves through the Bangladeshi community ...
One of the raped university students has claimed that Apan Jewellers owner's son Safat Ahmad pestered her and friend to ...0 Comments
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has outlined her party's Vision 2030, pledging to bring constitutional reforms to create a balance of ...0 Comments
The Dhaka University English Department has launched three new books at a ceremony on Sunday.
The new volumes are two textbooks, ...
Two more suspects of a rape case started by two university students have been arrested in Dhaka.
Driver 'Billal', who allegedly ...
Gold jewellers in Bangladesh have called an indefinite strike, starting Thursday, alleging harassment by tax officials in the midst of ...0 Comments
Senior lawyer Dr Kamal Hossain has called Attorney General Mahbubey Alam names at a hearing at the court of the ...0 Comments
The Appellate Division has asked the State not to make any 'political speech' at the hearing on an appeal against ...0 Comments
After the removal of the Lady Justice statue from the Supreme Court premises, a cabinet member has said no sculptures ...0 Comments
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the uniform VAT rate will remain unchanged at 15 percent.
"There's a lot ...
Incessant rains triggered by Cyclone Mora have left large swathes of Chittagong city inundated. Light rains started on Tuesday morning ...0 Comments
An Indian domestic worker employed at the home of an International Labour Organization (ILO) official in Dhaka's Gulshan has been ...0 Comments
The Election Commission or EC plans to issue laminated national ID cards rather than smartcards due to high demand.
EC officials ...
Awami League's Obaidul Quader has offered to provide jobs and money to its student leaders to keep them away from ...0 Comments
The government has cut the import duty on rice to 10 percent from the existing 25 percent to encourage private ...0 Comments
Cabinet members Amir Hossain Amu and Hasanul Huq Inu have spoken up for the finance minister in parliament, a day ...0 Comments
A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants for Premier Bank Chairman HBM Iqbal and two others in a Tk 2 ...0 Comments
Landslides have once again struck Rangamati, the hill district in southeast Bangladesh that was recently devastated by a series of ...
Immigration officers at the Dhaka airport have allegedly barred missing BNP leader Ilias Ali's wife from leaving for the UK ...0 Comments
Counter-terrorism officers have been granted seven days to question Soheil Mahfuz, a suspect in their investigation of the deadly attack ...0 Comments
A bridge constructed at a cost of Tk 6 million at Dhopachharhi Union in Chittagong's Chandanaish Upazila is on the ...
Eleven workers from Bangladesh and India have been killed in a fire that ripped through their windowless house in Najran, ...0 Comments
An inquiry opened over the fatal boiler blast in a Bangladesh apparel factory has identified seven reasons behind the disaster.
A ruling MP has publicly supported 'extrajudicial killings' by law-enforcement agencies, including the Rapid Action Battalion or RAB.
MA Latif praised ...
A judge in the Canadian province of Ontario has rejected a class-action lawsuit seeking $2 billion from Joe Fresh and ...0 Comments
Amid demonstration by students, the University of Dhaka has scheduled the exams for affiliated colleges.
Students of the seven colleges in ...
A Dhaka University student died after a landslide struck a hill, popular with tourists, in Cox's Bazar on Saturday, police ...0 Comments
The Election Commission, is taking steps to use modern equipment at polling centres as part of smart election management.
The EC ...
Six Bangladeshis, including two brothers, have died in a road traffic accident in Saudi Arabia.
The accident occurred at 'Alzubarah' on ...
The Supreme Court has outlined a 39-point code of conduct for judges in the decision reinstituting the Supreme Judicial Council ...0 Comments
The High Court is livid with the government for not acting on its order to identify those behind an alleged ...0 Comments
Tufan Sarkar, a Sramik League leader from Bogra, made headlines after his relatives reportedly shaved the heads of his alleged ...0 Comments
Minister AMA Muhith's remarks over the top court ruling declaring the 16th amendment illegal will not land him in the ...0 Comments
BRAC University has reinstated its law teacher Farhaan Uddin Ahmed, who was allegedly assaulted by officials after termination that angered ...0 Comments
The Malaysian authorities have detained more Bangladeshis in a drive on a market at Jalan Silang in Kuala Lumpur conducted ...0 Comments
Journalists in Bangladesh get paid more than civil servants, and should therefore not have a wage board, Finance Minister AMA ...0 Comments
The woman who claimed that Salman Shah did not commit suicide, but was murdered two decades ago, should testify in ...
A student in Chittagong may lose an eye after they were struck by a duster thrown by a teacher.
A Chittagong ...
A senior assistant commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Detective Branch suffered bullet wounds as miscreants opened fire during the law-enforcement ...0 Comments
An agriculturist has warned a food crisis as hundreds of thousands of hectares of arable land have gone under water ...0 Comments
An angry mob has beaten to death two persons for their suspected involvement in stealing cattle in Gazipur.
Police have identified ...
ABN Group Managing Director Syed Sadat Ahmed has been abducted from Banani in Dhaka, his family say.
He was forced out ...
Congestion was also reported on a 1.5 kilometre stretch of the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway near the Meghna-Gomoti Bridge yesterday morning.
According to ...
A Dhaka court has once again extended the deadline for the police to submit a probe report over the 2016 ...0 Comments
Turkey`s First Lady Emine Erdogan will arrive in Dhaka early Thursday to meet Rohingya Muslims who fled persecution in Myanmar's ...0 Comments
Humanitarian agencies operating in Cox's Bazar urgently need $77 million to assist the people who have fled violence in Myanmar's ...0 Comments
Stephen Toope, currently Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, will become the first ...0 Comments
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution threatening Myanmar with taking “punitive sanctions” following the Rakhine State crisis that is ...0 Comments
A Russian foreign ministry statement indicates that Moscow considers Rohingya crisis as an internal issue and is against any outside ...0 Comments
Fans, friends and followers showered the mortal remains of naturalist Dwijen Sharma with flowers as the body was taken to ...
Members of the Canadian public have called on its government to revoke the honorary citizenship of Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung ...
A member of the Rohingya community who campaigns for the rights of the Burmese ethnic group in Europe has rejected ...0 Comments
The United States will provide nearly $32 million for humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims displaced by sectarian violence in Myanmar. ...0 Comments
The UN resident coordinator in Dhaka has asked Bangladesh to be prepared "psychologically" that it will have to deal with ...0 Comments
The UN refugee agency has seen an "increasing trend" of diarrhoeal diseases among Rohingyas as half a million of them ...
Chief Justice SK Sinha, whose one-month 'sick leave' stirred speculations, has attended the Lakshmi Puja ceremony at Dhakeshwari Temple.
Police have pressed charges in court in the two cases against expelled Bogra Sramik League leader Tufan Sarker and 12 ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh government has barred three NGOs from operating aid activities among the Rohingyas, who fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine.
Nine US senators have sent a letter thanking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her 'strong leadership and compassion' on the ...0 Comments
Amnesty International says Myanmar security forces are using crimes against humanity in a targeted, systematic and widespread campaign of violence ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, or BIWTA, has lifted restrictions on water travel after weather improved following two days ...
Warrants have been issued against Apan Jewellers owners Dildar Ahmed and his brother Azad Ahmed in two cases of money ...0 Comments
The government has announced a plan to give three more months of aid to support 380,000 families in the haor ...
The US envoy in Dhaka says the Rohingya crisis will affect Bangladesh's economy as over half a million Myanmar nationals ...
The outgoing UN Resident Coordinator in Dhaka has said it is "very clear" to them that Bangladesh's has a "very ...0 Comments
The Rapid Action Battalion or RAB has arrested the prime suspect in the murders of a woman and her 18-year-old ...0 Comments
A Bangladeshi delivery driver is fighting for his life and is likely to lose his sight in both eyes after ...0 Comments
Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque has assured journalists that they cannot be arrested under the Information and Communication ...0 Comments
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says the ruling party is not attempting to stop people gathering for the BNP ...0 Comments
An accident on the Chittagong-Cox's Bazar highway has killed three college students.
The crash between a motorbike and a bus was ...
Students at the Bangladesh University for Engineering and Technology, BUET, have now boycotted class for 21 days over a list ...0 Comments
Myanmar will take back only those refugees who fled to Bangladesh following the violence on Oct 9, 2016 and Aug ...0 Comments
The UK parliament has had a lengthy discussion on the Rohingya crisis which Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark ...0 Comments
Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma, popularly known as Shantu Larma, has warned the Bangladesh government that the hill regions will be engulfed ...0 Comments
A bus and two freight trucks have sunk into the Kocha River after a lighter barge rammed into a ferry ...0 Comments
Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will jeopardise the peace efforts the US itself initiated, says Prime ...0 Comments
A bus has veered off course and rammed into a roadside tree killing four people in Comilla's Daudkandi Upazila.
Six people ...
Customs officials have seized 74 gold bars worth around Tk 36 million from three passengers at the Hazrat Shahjalal International ...0 Comments
Nine victims of a stampede during funeral rites for former Chittagong City Mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury have been cremated without ...0 Comments
Police have arrested nephew of the marine engineer who has been found dead at a construction site in Sukrabad.
The law ...
A fire broke out in a workshop in Jessore from a truck, which was being repaired, leaving two people killed.
Four years into its term, the government is set to add new faces to the cabinet amid speculations over a ...0 Comments
UPDF central leader Mithun Chakma has been gunned down in Khagracchari's Sadar Upazila.
He was shot in the sluice gate area ...
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations has announced scholarships for meritorious Bangladeshi nationals wishing to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD ...
Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Iqbal Mahmood says the government has not responded to the commission's efforts to tackle large-scale corruption.
"We told ...
Columnist Farhad Mazhar's wife has moved a petition objecting to the police's investigation, which concluded no truth was found in ...
Unidentified people have taken away Lakehead Grammar School owner Khaled Hassan Matin from his office in Dhaka.
The education ministry in ...
The High Court has halted the Dhaka North mayoral by-polls and elections to 18 new wards in the city corporation ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested former AB Bank chairman Wahidul Haque over his suspected involvement in laundering Tk 1.65 billion.
A Dhaka court has granted police three days to grill businessman Saiful Haque in a case involving the laundering of ...0 Comments
Bor will be taking the place of former Deputy High Commissioner David Ashley. The British High Commission will hold a ...0 Comments
At least 30 people suffered injuries after a bus veered off track and fell into a river in Tangail's Madhupur, ...
The High Court has once again summoned a police officer to hear explanations over his inaction against a Farmers Bank ...0 Comments
Despite tough security measures and stern warnings by the education minister, question paper leak continues unabated.
The leaked question paper of ...
No Bangladeshis were killed or injured in the shooting spree at a Florida high school, said Atiquer Rahman, executive vice ...0 Comments
A senior jail official has said they are not taking Khaleda Zia, jailed for corruption in Zia Orphanage Trust 10 ...0 Comments
Law Minister Anisul Huq has responded to Khaleda Zia's lawyers, saying that the judge in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft ...0 Comments
The High Court will allow BNP Chairperson Khaleda to challenge the verdict in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.
Justice M ...
Two people died and a third was injured after a truck fell into a ditch from a bridge that collapsed ...0 Comments
Bangladesh's hostile political environment could lead to a resurgence of jihadist militancy, warns the International Crisis Group.
In a report released ...
Reacting to the US envoy's recent comments stressing an all-inclusive election, senior Awami League leader Tofail Ahmed as asked the ...0 Comments
A security agency has detained a security guard of the Shahajal University of Science and Technology or SUST in connection ...0 Comments
As many as 40 points of a reserved forest near Rohingya camps at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar along the border ...0 Comments
Police have detained 39 foreign nationals for attempting to enter the Rohingya refugee camps at Cox's Bazar's Ukhiya without proper ...0 Comments
US-Bangla Airlines suspended flights to Kathmandu indefinitely after its plane crash killed at least 49 people in the Nepalese capital.
Families of those killed in the US-Bangla plane crash will have to wait for more days to receive the bodies, ...0 Comments
An alleged robber died on Saturday in what police narrated as a shootout in Feni's Fulgazi, but his family said ...0 Comments
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party matched itself with Jamaat-e-Islami on their position on war crime trials, as they appointed Lord Alex ...0 Comments
The medical condition of Afsana Khanam, the widow of US-Bangla pilot Abid Sultan, went from bad to worse.
"We decided to ...
A Jhalakathi court has ordered the authorities to reopen the case again six Rapid Action Battalion or RAB personnel over ...0 Comments
A man with suspected ties to a robbery at an MP's house in Thakurgaon has died in what the police ...0 Comments
Experts have urged the government not to drop Multiple-Choice-Questions (MCQ) from exams, but to instead, find the underlying cause of ...0 Comments
The World Bank has expressed doubt about the government's economic growth projection of 7.65 percent for the current fiscal year.
China, the biggest trade partner with $15 billion exports to Bangladesh, wants to see the upcoming general elections "smooth and ...0 Comments
Two factions of the Tabligh Jamaat have clashed over an previous conflict at Dhaka's Kakrail Mosque-the headquarters of the religious ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission or ACC has threatened to file a case against Deputy Inspector General of police Mizanur Rahman for ...0 Comments
The Election Commission has decided to challenge a High Court order that stalled Gazipur City Corporation polls.
The commission's decision comes ...
Fours years into the killing of Fulgazi Upazila Chairman Ekramul Haque Ekram, law-enforcement agencies have yet to arrest 17 people ...0 Comments
Tofael Ahmed Joseph, a criminal who rose to infamy in the 1990s, has been freed on presidential mercy.
"We freed him ...
People from different walks of life expressed their concern over the killings of suspected drug dealers in 'shootouts' with law-enforcement ...0 Comments
The family of slain publisher Shahzahan Bachchu have started a case naming four unidentified people as suspects over the murder ...
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has proposed to take BNP chief Khaleda Zia to Dhaka's CMH for medical tests, hours after ...
Two leaders of the BNP say they saw 'a change in the outlook of the Indians' about Bangladesh during a ...
The United States has expressed its concern over the anti-drug operations in Bangladesh and called for transparent investigations of all ...0 Comments
BNP leader Mizanur Rahman arrested on charges of conspiring to make the Gazipur city polls controversial has been remanded for ...0 Comments
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said Rohingyas are victims of ethnic cleansing and the world has failed them.
In a ...
Police investigating the cyber heist of Bangladesh Bank's reserves in New York have failed to submit a report to court ...0 Comments
A Bangladeshi store owner has been shot dead in Florida in a case that local police described as a robbery. ...0 Comments
Mahbubul Alam Hanif, joint general secretary of the Awami League, has expressed his satisfaction over the election atmosphere in Rajshahi, ...0 Comments
Some unidentified youths armed with sticks assaulted student protesters when they were already battling against the police during their campaign ...0 Comments
Students from various educational institutions have taken to the Dhaka streets for a seventh consecutive day of protests to demand ...0 Comments
Politics sneaked into the non-political protests carried out by students with calls for safe roads, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul ...0 Comments
Politics sneaked into the non-political protests carried out by students with calls for safe roads, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul ...0 Comments
BNP candidate Ariful Haque Chowdhury has won Sylhet mayoral elections, beating Awami League candidate Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran by 6,196 ...0 Comments
Nineteen civil society groups have released a joint statement calling for the immediate release of Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam and ...0 Comments
A tribunal has issued a warrant of arrest for businessman Aziz Mohammad Bhai in a case over the 1996 share ...0 Comments
Dhaka Metropolitan Police chief Md Asaduzzaman Mia has said nobody will be spared, if traffic rules are violated.
Mia pledged to ...
An unidentified group has shot and hacked a local council chairman to death in Satkhira's Kaliganj Upazila.
The incident took place ...
Former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said that he resigned in the face of intimidation and threats.
Justice Sinha made the ...
Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Iqbal Mahmood says he is embarrassed to answer questions from the media regarding allegations of corruption against ...0 Comments
As it moves to align with the BNP, Bikalpadhara Bangladesh has told Khaleda Zia's party that it can forget about ...0 Comments
Former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says he is living as a refugee in the United States and seeks asylum.
The BNP has been making 'irrelevant demands' to the government only to boost the morale of its activists, said Awami ...0 Comments
An army officer has filed a general diary against Zafrullah Chowdhury, the leader of a professional group supporting the BNP, ...0 Comments
Police have filed two separate cases against militants who were arrested during raids at suspected militant hideouts in Narsingdi's Shekerchar ...0 Comments
A court has scrapped the bail of BNP Standing Committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury in an ICT Act case ...0 Comments
After facing two recent cases over extortion, Zafrullah Chowdhury, the leader of BNP-backed professional group, has now been sued for ...0 Comments
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The BNP on Wednesday said the dialogue between the Jatiya Oikyafront and the government about the national election ...
The Election Commission will ask for a report from police on Wednesday's violent clashes between them and the BNP supporters ...0 Comments
A Bangladeshi man has been shot at in the leg by robbers in the Astoria neighbourhood of Queens, New York ...0 Comments
AMA Muhith's wealth has doubled in a decade of his two consecutive terms in the Awami League government as finance ...0 Comments
Badruddoza first met with Chinese diplomats at 12:30pm. The Chinese ambassador to Dhaka, Zhang Zuo, led a four-member Chinese delegation ...0 Comments
Md Joynal Abedin Khan :
Hundreds of students, guardians and locals on Tuesday protested the committing of suicide by a student ...
Jatiya Party Secretary General Mashiur Rahman Ranga says the party is 'unsatisfied' with the 29 seats assigned to it by ...0 Comments
Supporters of the Awami League and the BNP candidates have clashed in Sirajganj and Netrakona as the election campaign kicked ...0 Comments
Two persons have been killed after a covered van hit a motorbike at Agargaon in Dhaka.
The accident took place near ...
The Awami League will take a 'zero tolerance' policy to free Bangladesh from corruption if it is reelected, Sheikh Hasina ...0 Comments
The Awami League says the Jatiya Oikyafront has to be joking with the nation by including the continuation of war ...0 Comments
Renowned film and drama director Saidul Anam Tutul has died in a Dhaka hospital at the age of 68.
Tutul who ...
Poet Habibullah Siraji has been appointed as the new Director General of Bangla Academy.
The Public Relations Department of the academy ...
Sixty-eight women, who make up only about 4 percent of the candidates, will compete in the Dec 30 polls.
The figure ...
Police say they have seized a large quantity of materials used to make petrol bombs and other makeshift weapons from ...0 Comments
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, or FCO, has awarded Julian Francis for his outstanding contribution to Bangladesh since its ...
No polling agents for the BNP candidates were seen in many polling centres in Dhaka during the 11th national election. ...0 Comments