Detective Branch (DB) of police picked up eight BNP leaders including BNP chairperson's adviser Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, BNP Vice-Chairman Selima ...0 Comments
At least two persons were killed and several others injured in incidents of violence in Feni, Sirajganj, Rajshahi and Chittagong ...0 Comments
The United Nations, United States, Canada, Japan, Australia and Commonwealth also expressed their disappointment over the just-concluded parliamentary elections in ...0 Comments
At least eight persons, including father and son, were killed and more than 150 others injured in post -election violence ...0 Comments
Senior Foreign Office Minister of UK Baroness Warsi has urged the new government and all political parties of Bangladesh to ...0 Comments
PTI, Balasore :
India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 ...
The 4th death anniversary of D.M. Hasan Gazi, owner of The Hasan Brothers Pvt. Ltd, Badsha Mia Textile Ltd and ...0 Comments
Born in Murshidabad on 3 December in 1928, Habibur Rahman obtained his BA Honours (1949) and MA (1951) in History ...0 Comments
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formed her 49-member new Cabinet taking the oath of office on Sunday.
The new Cabinet has ...
Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BRCS) has started distributing warm clothes including blankets among the destitute people across the country. The ...0 Comments
BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia again called for fresh dialogue with the government, with request to take initiative in order ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against five officials of Amway Corporation, a Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) Company, on ...0 Comments
Members of European Parliament [MEPs] have condemned the widespread violence which erupted in the run-up to the January elections and ...0 Comments
DB police have arrested four journalists of Daily Inqilab including its news editor Robiullah Robi as the daily ran a ...0 Comments
The World Bank (WB) on Thursday approved $410 million loan to improve municipal governance and basic urban services in district ...0 Comments
The central office of the BNP was opened on Thursday after 47 days. The party Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul ...0 Comments
Foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Thursday stressed the need for holding an immediate dialogue between the government and opposing ...0 Comments
A case has been filed against 41 people and unidentified 3,000 people in connection with shoes hurled at former home ...0 Comments
BNP Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia on Friday protested and condemned the sealing off of the printing ...0 Comments
The House of Commons, the lower house of the British Parliament, held a debate on the situation in Bangladesh on ...0 Comments
The full-fledged inspection of garment factories by the European and the American alliances will be completed within the next two ...0 Comments
Environmentalists of Bangladesh on Saturday demanded immediate cancellation of multi-million dollar Indian river-inter-linking project as it would create ecological imbalance ...0 Comments
The bullet-riddled body of a municipality-level leader of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, was found along Dhaka-Chittagong ...0 Comments
Allegations of large-scale financial corruption, abuse of power and political affiliation have been raised by some Tabligh men against top ...0 Comments
The European Union has ruled out the possibility of scrapping Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for Bangladesh following the country's ...0 Comments
At least 100 people including 22 law enforcers were injured when the activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing, Islami ...0 Comments
The Detective Branch of police arrested three members of terrorist outfit Teherik-i Taliban Pakistan [TTP] from in front of the ...0 Comments
The High Court Division in a judgment on 29-07-13 directed the Ministry of Public Administration to promote Dr Mohammad Shah ...0 Comments
The city\'s footpaths are not freed from the clutches of the grabbers, who are illegally trading, even occupying part of ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has started an investigation into a complaint raised against retired judge of the lower court, sources ...0 Comments
Police recovered the beheaded body of a young man from the rooftop of traffic police barrack in the capital\'s Paltan ...0 Comments
Bangladesh tumbled backward on human rights in 2013 as the government engaged in a harsh crackdown on members of civil ...0 Comments
Awami League General Secretary and LGRD Minister Syed Ashraful Islam said yesterday that BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has surrendered ...0 Comments
An investigation team of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) summoned two stenographers of a speedy trial tribunal and a special judge ...0 Comments
The landing of several flights of Bangladesh Biman was delayed on Wednesday for several hours due to thick fog in ...0 Comments
Police recovered the missing head of a man from a pond inside Rajarbagh Police Lines in the city on Wednesday, ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday authorized its seven officials to unearth whether former and incumbent seven ministers and MPs ...0 Comments
The BNP has rejected Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam\'s demand for withdrawal of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia\'s ...0 Comments
Jamaat-e-Islami could not hold its pre-announced rally at the north gate of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the city ...0 Comments
Miscreants hacked to death a former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in the capital\'s Ramna area this evening.
Mahbubur Rahman ...
The Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kafrul Police Station in the city and five other policemen were withdrawn on Thursday on various ...0 Comments
The BNP has formed four probe committees to investigate the post-election attacks on Hindu community, extrajudicial killings and violation of ...0 Comments
Former judge Motahar Hossain, who recently acquitted BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case, is now living ...0 Comments
Although the BNP and its alliance partners boycotted the January-5 Parliamentary election, they are now going to take part in ...0 Comments
Three devotees including a Yemeni citizen died on the second day of the first phase of the Biswa Ijtema now ...0 Comments
Kazi Zafar-led Jatiya Party has joined the BNP-led 18-Party alliance. After the joining of the JP (Zafor), the BNP-led 18-party ...0 Comments
The first phase of the Biswa Ijtema entered its 2nd day on Saturday with Islamic scholars from different countries delivered ...0 Comments
Political disruption has taken a huge toll on the country\'s economy over the last few months with enormous financial losses ...0 Comments
Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has been appointed again as the adviser to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on power, energy and mineral ...0 Comments
A leader of Jamaat-e-Islami and two leaders of Islami-Chhatra Shibir, including an alleged suicide squad member, were killed and six ...0 Comments
Like previous years popular satellite channel, Channel i will broadcast Ekushey book fair live from Bangla Academy, the fair premises ...0 Comments
Popular satellite channel, RTV is going to air three drama serials from this week.
These serials are: Tit for Tat, ...
Although the BNP held the January 20 rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city under its own banner and dropping ...0 Comments
Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Monday a announced cautious monetary policy for January-June period of the current fiscal 2013-14 saying that ...0 Comments
The BNP was not given permission to bring out black flag procession in the city today (Wednesday). As part of ...0 Comments
The BNP-led 19-party alliance could not bring out its planned black flag procession in the city, as the Dhaka Metropolitan ...0 Comments
Voting right is the people's right and they have been denied the right to choose government of their choice, said ...0 Comments
A day-long workshop on \'Progress of Fishery Cultivation Project\' was held in the city\'s Adabar area on Thursday.
Padakkhep, a Non-Governmental ...
BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami have termed the verdict delivered against Jamaat ameer and former minister Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami and former ...0 Comments
The central leaders of ruling Awami League started countrywide organisational tour from Thursday [yesterday].
Party sources said the AL wants to ...
Former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar, a condemned convict in the 10-truck arms haul cases, on Thursday cursed the ...0 Comments
Former general manager (admin) of Chittagong Urea Fertiliser Ltd (CUFL) Enamul Hoque fainted right after a Chittagong court awarded him ...0 Comments
Hundreds of people throng the spot to witness the catastrophe of the fire
A fire has broken out at a soap ...
Jamaat-e-Islami deferred its Monday\'s hartal to Thursday on the grounds of smoothing home-return of devotees after akheri munajat (ending prayers) ...0 Comments
The Saturday's scheduled rally of the BNP-led 19-party alliance will be held today (Sunday) on grounds of inauguration of the ...0 Comments
Four convicts in 10-truck arms haul case including, former-ministers Motiur Rahman Nizami and Lutfozzaman Babar, had been transferred to the ...0 Comments
The AL and BNP are facing difficulties in selecting \'single candidate\' for chairman and vice-chairman in the upcoming Upazila Parishad ...0 Comments
Publishing houses on Sunday, the second day of Amar Ekushey Book Fair, released around two dozens of new books including ...0 Comments
Criminals shot two employees of a private banking company and snatched away Tk10 lakh near High Court area in the ...0 Comments
With tears rolling down their cheeks thousands of devotees raised their hands chanting Ameen, Ameen, seeking divine forgiveness and blessings ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday interrogated BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed at Kashimpur jail gate on charge ...0 Comments
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will hold a press conference today (Tuesday) to brief journalists over several issues and next course ...0 Comments
The government is going to set up a \'Special Tribunal\' soon for speedy disposal of 17 cases filed for share ...0 Comments
A Chittagong court has observed that the role of the then Prime Minister Khaleda Zia over the sensational 10-truck arms ...0 Comments
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel arrested Saidur Rahman Shahid, known as Shahid commissioner, from his Gendaria residence in the capital ...0 Comments
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said that the authority concerned has already been ordered to take legal steps against ...0 Comments
Bangladesh ordered 24 fighter jets worth $800 million from Russia in the fourth quarter of 2013, part of an effort ...0 Comments
Jamaat-e-Islami will observe nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal today (Thursday) protesting the death penalty of its party chief Motiur Rahman Nizami in ...0 Comments
Police in a drive detained 42 people along with huge weapons from a hostel of the capital\'s Mirpur Government Bangla ...0 Comments
Dhaka city dwellers on Thursday performed their daily works as usual despite a dawn-to-dusk countrywide hartal called for the day ...0 Comments
The Election Commission [EC] has announced the date for holding third phase election in the country's 83 upzila parishads, including ...0 Comments
Human Rights Watch [HRW], a New York-based international rights organization, has urged the Bangladesh government to prevent garment factory owners ...0 Comments
BNP standing committee member Lt General (retd) Mahbubur Rahman said that the government was not evaluating properly the contribution of ...0 Comments
Case has been filed against a ruling party ward commissioner in Chittagong City Corporation on charge of land grabbing and ...0 Comments
A child\'s charred body was recovered from the debris of a devastating blaze at a city slum in the Moghbazar ...0 Comments
The Election Commission (EC) is likely to send affidavits of seven former and incumbent parliament members and ministers to the ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday sent notices to seven organisations including RAJUK and Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) for documents ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday sent notices to the family members of Sohel Rana asking them to submit their ...0 Comments
The retail price of electricity may be raised again in a month or two, as a measure of the government ...0 Comments
Suddenly the symbolic word of \'train\' has overtaken political mudslinging between leaders of the two major political parties.
Taking a ...
Fire broke out at a slum near Janata Housing in Mirpur-1 inthe capital on Tuesday noon. Nazrul Islam of the ...0 Comments
The risky and forbidden ships are allegedly anchoring in the Chittagong Port ignoring the rules and regulations, sources said.
However, the ...
At least 200 shanties and 20 shops were gutted in a devastating fire at Mirpur-2 of the capital on Tuesday ...0 Comments
Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) held a human chain demanding trial of Sagar-Runi murder in front of the Jatiya ...0 Comments
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has already started to look into wealth of some former and incumbent members of ...0 Comments
BNP Chief Khaleda Zia and US Ambassador Dan W Mozena US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena met with BNP ...0 Comments
Sangskritikormi Preeti Shommiloni Parishad in cooperation with Shammilito Sangskritik Jote organised at a get together programme with the Cultural Affairs ...0 Comments
US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena on Tuesday night said that the January-5 election was not accepted to the ...0 Comments
Terming the January 5 election in Bangladesh a 'deeply flawed' one, US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central ...0 Comments
Five troops including two Army men and three members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were killed and 11 others injured ...0 Comments
One more Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) member died at Dhaka Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Wednesday night, raising the death toll ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is likely to launch investigation against 24 bureaucrats soon, sources said.
The complaints included kickback, irregularities, ...
Elections to 97 upazilas are going be held on Wednesday next in the first phase. The BNP-led alliance is now ...0 Comments
Two people have been killed in an alleged gunfight between the law enforcers and unknown miscreants at capital Dhaka\'s Jatrabari ...0 Comments
Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) is apparently going to face a substantial loss from the stock of 20 lakh liters ...0 Comments
A meet the press session was held at the La Galerie of the Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the ...0 Comments
Two suspected ringleaders of robbers were killed during separate \"gunfights\" between their cohorts and law enforcers in Jessore and Moulvibazar ...0 Comments
Intelligence report said Jamaat and Chhatra Shibir activists may launch a new spate of violence in the country at selected ...0 Comments
A total of 668 incidents of extra-judicial killing have taken place in the country since 2009, Bar Council Vice-Chairman Khandaker ...0 Comments
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam on Sunday ruled out the possibility of the existence of international terrorist outfit ...0 Comments
The BNP is doubtful about free and fair upazila elections. It claims that the Election Commission (EC) has failed to ...0 Comments
A Chittagong court issued arrest warrant against four people, including Nurjahan group chairman and SA group Managing Director, in cheque ...0 Comments
The government on Tuesday formally announced newspapers as an industry, fulfilling a long-standing demand of the owners.Industries Minister Amir Hossain ...0 Comments
The elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a youth from Tangail at about 5:30 am on Tuesday on the ...0 Comments
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has launched a drive against the tax evaders with the objective of expanding tax ...0 Comments
The BNP-led alliance-backed candidates and its rebel candidates boycotted upazila elections in at seven upazilas bringing allegations of ouster of ...0 Comments
BNP Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia on Tuesday night said that Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Prime ...0 Comments
The first phase of country\'s fourth Upazila Parishad election was held in 97 upazilas under 40 districts on Wednesday amid ...0 Comments
Today is Ekushey February [February 21], "Shaheed Dibas". The nation will pay homage to the valiant sons of the soil ...0 Comments
Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) will stage demonstrations across the country on March 2 in ...0 Comments
After defeat in the first phase of the upazila election held on February 20, the ruling Awami League [AL] high ...0 Comments
Revenue collection by the Dhaka ICD Customs is lagging far behind the target set for the current fiscal following the ...0 Comments
Seven persons including a city unit BNP leader remain traceless for the last two and a half months. They were ...0 Comments
Speakers at a 'Language Movement Award' giving function said that the ultimate objective of the Language Movement couldn't be achieved ...0 Comments
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Saturday arrested the alleged mastermind behind the burglary of Tk 16.4 crore from ...0 Comments
A division bench of the High Court issued a rule on the Registrar of Joint Stock Company and Managing Director ...0 Comments
The family day and annual picnic of The New Nation journalists, officials and employees was held at Sonaimuri Amusement Park ...0 Comments
The process of relocating tannery factories from the city\'s densely populated Hazaribagh area to Savar\'s Hemayetpur would complete by December ...0 Comments
A large group of militants intercepted in filmy style, a prison van, opened fire on police, killing a constable, and ...0 Comments
The nation will pay homage today to 57 army officers and 16 other people who were killed on this day ...0 Comments
The BNP has termed the incident of freeing the convicted three JMB militants and then subsequent killing of the recaptured ...0 Comments
Rakib Hasan, 35, one of the three convicted members of banned Islamist militant outfit Jammatul Mujahedin Bangladesh [JMB] held hours ...0 Comments
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday summoned Rajdhani Unnyan Kartripakkha\'s (RAJUK) Chairman Nurul Huda.
He was asked to appear before the ...
Some supporters of BNP backed candidate of Munshiganj Sadar Upazila election were injured in an attack by supporters of ruling ...0 Comments
Some supporters of BNP backed candidate of Munshiganj Sadar Upazila election were injured in an attack by supporters of ruling ...0 Comments
A solo poetry recital evening titled Prem of noted recitation artiste Hasan Arif was held at Bengal Shipalaya in the ...0 Comments
Two polling officers of the second phase of UZ election died of cardiac arrest in separate incidents at Keraniganj of ...0 Comments
Rejecting complaint of irregularities in plot allotment, Rajdhani Unnyan Kartripakkha\'s (RAJUK) Chairman Nurul Huda threw an open challenge to the ...0 Comments
Ruling Awami League-backed candidates won 11 Upazila chairman posts while the BNP backed candidates won 6 in the second phase ...0 Comments
A cabinet committee on Thursday directed the law enforcing agencies to find out the sponsors of the country\'s terrorist organizations, ...0 Comments
At least ten BNP backed Upazila Chairman candidates on Thursday announced boycott of Upazila election bringing allegations of irregularities including ...0 Comments
At least one person was killed and score others were injured in clashes and violence during the second phase of ...0 Comments
Aamar Bhashar Chalachchitro 1420 ended on February 28 at the TSC Auditorium of University of Dhaka.
The six-day festival showcased ...
About 20 people were injured in a clash between the internees and the employees of the National Medical College Hospital ...0 Comments
Three Bangladeshi nationals have reportedly been killed in a fire incident in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, on Friday morning.The ...0 Comments
Cities and towns in the country are gradually turning into jungles of concrete structures in the wake of rapid urbanisation. ...0 Comments
BNP Chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia threatened to launch tougher movement to unseat the 'illegal government for ...0 Comments
At least 12 people were injured, of them three received bullet injuries, when police and BNP supporters were locked in ...0 Comments
Nazmul Hossain Nishad has won ‘BRAC Bank SME Photography Competition 2013’ for creating photo-story of a poultry entrepreneur of Barisal. ...0 Comments
At least five crore square feet of land on two sides of the river Turag is under possession of government ...0 Comments
At least 40 students of Jahangir Nagar University [JU] were injured when two rival groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League [BCL] ...0 Comments
The BNP has accused the government of desperately conspiring to influence the third, fourth and fifth phases of the Upazila ...0 Comments
Three separate incidents of fire were reported from three parts of the city-Mirpur, Uttara and Gendaria on Monday noon. The ...0 Comments
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) will begin a three-day public hearing from today on the power tariff hike proposals submitted ...0 Comments
Minister of Housing and Public Works Engineer Mosharraf Hossain Sunday presented a list of 4097 building owners who did not ...0 Comments
As a part of monthly arrangement under the
banner of Nazrul Utsab, Nazrul Academy celebrated a programme titled
Boshontoboron at ...
A joint meeting of Awami League district units was held at the party chief\'s Dhanmondi political office yesterday afternoon to ...0 Comments
A significant share of Bangladesh\'s human trafficking victims are persons recruited for work overseas with false employment offers. Many of ...0 Comments
Power Development Board (PDB) and West Zone Power Distribution Company (WZPDC) on Tuesday proposed increase of electricity tariff by 15.50 ...0 Comments
Despite widespread criticisms from the international community, the incidents of extrajudicial killings in the name of \"gunfights\" are on the ...0 Comments
Under the moderation of noted Nazrul singer and exponent and founder director of Surshaptak, Ferdous Ara a seminar titled ‘Nazrul ...0 Comments
Aslamul Haque, MP from Dhaka-14, claimed that his wealth statement submitted to the Election Commission, alongside with the nomination paper, ...0 Comments
M. Anwar, a police constable was shot dead by one of his colleagues at one stage of their quarrel at ...0 Comments
About 80 percent of Bangladesh\'s electricity now comes from natural gas. But with gas resources waning and an entrenched, inefficient ...0 Comments
There has been increasing incidents of abduction in the country sometimes by persons introducing themselves as members of law enforcing ...0 Comments
A regional leader of Purba Bangla Communist Party (PBCP) was killed early Wednesday in a claimed \"gunfight\" between police and ...0 Comments
The new committee of Comilla District (North Unit) of Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Samajik Sangskritik Sangstha (BJSSS) has been formed.
BJSSS\'s Central Committee\'s ...
A minor domestic help committed suicide by taking poison at West Malibagh area in the city under Ramna Police Station ...0 Comments
A fire broke out at a building that housed two garment factories- Green Leaf Apparels and Bengal Garments- in the ...0 Comments
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Ghulam Hussain said, the government has slashed revenue target by 8.08 per ...0 Comments
Rural Electrification Board (REB) has proposed 23.04 percent increase in the electricity tariff for irrigation. As per the REB proposal, ...0 Comments
At least 15 people, including three policemen, were injured when unruly activists of the ruling Awami League [AL] launched an ...0 Comments