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Bangladesh ranks 10th in HIV deaths in Asia Bangladesh ranks 10th in HIV deaths in Asia

A UNAIDS report says though AIDS-related deaths have declined in Asia, the disease continues to claim lives throughout the region


2 killed in Gaibandha road crash   2 killed in Gaibandha road crash

The accident takes place around 9am as the two motorcyclists were going to appear at a recruitment test in Gobindaganj


Youth’s body found in Meghna Youth’s body found in Meghna

Police with the help of river police recovered the body and sent it to Sadar Hospital for an autopsy


 6 accused 'confess to raping and killing’ Chittagong girl  6 accused 'confess to raping and killing’ Ctg girl

The accused are Belal Hossain Bijoy, 18, Rabiul Islam Rubel, 16, Hasibul Islam Liton, 26, Aksan Miah, 18, Md Sujon, 20 and caretaker Monirul Islam, 49


Lead found in imported milk powder Lead found in imported milk powder

The consumption of such metals beyond the permissible limit may damage the kidneys of infants and the elderly and harm liver cells


International Customs Day being observed Int’l Customs Day being observed

National Board of Revenue (NBR) has taken elaborate programmes to observe the day in a befitting manner


Prime minister for quick Rohingya repatriation PM for quick Rohingya repatriation

Sheikh Hasina makes this discussion while talking with newly-appointed Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Rene Holenstein


Rakhine situation not conducive yet to Rohingya return: Unicef Rakhine situation not conducive yet to Rohingya return: Unicef

Forsyth says it would be “premature” to send back these traumatized children at this moment seeking steps to improve situation in the Rakhine State


BWDB to reclaim 1600 sq kms land in Jamuna, Padma rivers BWDB to reclaim 1600 sq kms land in Jamuna, Padma rivers

Officials say the project is outlined considering the necessity of huge size of investment-friendly land to materialise the government's Vision


BCL demands expulsion of students who besieged VC BCL demands expulsion of students who besieged VC

“A group of people hatching conspiracy to destabilize the congenial environment of the university must be brought to book,” a Masters student says


Farmers Bank unable to return client deposits: Muhith Farmers Bank unable to return client deposits: Muhith

The minister says Bangladesh Bank is continuing its efforts maintaining intense communication with the government to tackle the liquidity crisis


Over 10 lakh Rohingyas registered so far Over 10 lakh Rohingyas registered so far

The registered Rohingyas won't be able to get Bangladeshi passport and national identity card (NID)


Govt plans 100 percent electricity coverage by 2018 100 percent power by this year: Nasrul

"We will supply electricity to off grid areas through solar power so that all people would get power by this year," Nasrul Hamid says


No scope to invite BNP to join polls-time government: Quader No scope to invite BNP to join polls-time govt: Quader

Quader, also Road Transport and Bridges Minister, says Bangladesh Chhatra League is not the source of power of Awami League


Sajjadul Hasan made PMO acting secretary Sajjadul Hasan made PMO acting secy

The public administration ministry issues a circular to this effect on Thursday

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