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Ban Ki-moon arrives in Dhaka Ban Ki-moon arrives in Dhaka

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived on a two-day visit to attend the “Dhaka Meeting of the Global Commission on Adaptation


HC appoints 4 amicus curiae over vehicle requisition hearing HC appoints 4 amicus curiae over vehicle requisition hearing

The High Court (HC) appointed four senior jurists as amicus curiae to help the court in the hearing…


Co-worker arrested over Khadem Hanif murder Co-worker arrested over Khadem Hanif murder

The arrestee is identified as Saiful Islam, 38, a former chief Khadem of Mayor Mohammad Hanif Jame Mosque


Queen Maxima in Dhaka to promote access to financial services Queen Maxima now in Dhaka

UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development Queen Maxima arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday


Nusrat’s sexual harassment: Charge sheet accepted against principal Nusrat’s sexual harassment: Charge sheet accepted against principal

Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mamunur Rashid accepted the charges and fixed July 17 for indictment


Ex-Sonagazi OC Moazzem denied bail Ex-Sonagazi OC Moazzem denied bail

Moazzem will have to spend more time in prison after the bench of Justice Md Moinul Islam Chowdhury and Justice Khizir Hayat threw out his petition


PM asks to arrange separate lanes for slow moving vehicles PM asks to arrange separate lanes for slow moving vehicles

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered the authorities concerned in this regard to ensure the safety of slow moving vehicles like rickshaws and vans plying on the roads and highways


Don’t run misleading milk ads, reports: HC to BSTI Don’t run misleading milk ads, reports: HC to BSTI

High Court asked  BSTI to stop publishing advertisements and reports on milk that might spread misleading information among the people


Man commits suicide after killing wife in Narayanganj

Man commits suicide after killing wife in Narayanganj

The deceased are identified as Jamal Hossain, 35 and his wife Poly Begum, 28, was a garments worker


GM Quader says Ershad responds to his call GM Quader says Ershad responds to his call

Ershad is now on life support at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka cantonment


GCC takes punitive action against 14 employees

GCC takes punitive action against 14 employees

GCC mayor Mohammad Jahangir Alam comes up with the information at a press briefing at the office building of the corporation 


High Court turns down writ petition seeking stay on gas price hike HC turns down writ petition seeking stay on gas price hike

The government raised the price of gas from July 1, in eight categories—including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.


Bangladesh prepares15-point proposal for tackling climate change effect Bangladesh prepares proposals for tackling climate change

The 15-point proposal (draft) has been sent to the UNHRC for consideration of the UN members


Physician found dead in Sylhet Physician found dead in Sylhet

Being informed, police recovered the body around 9pm and sent it to the hospital morgue for autopsy


Ban Ki-moon arrives in Dhaka this evening

Ban Ki-moon arrives in Dhaka this evening

The former UN secretary general will attend  the GCA meeting on Wednesday


Ex-MP Rana finally released from jail Ex-MP Rana finally released from jail

On Monday, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court upheld the bail granted by the High Court to Rana in a case filed over the killing of two Jubo League leaders


DSCC mayor invites rickshaw-pullers for tea at Nagar Bhaban DSCC mayor invites rickshaw-pullers for tea

In reply to a question of a journalist, the DSCC mayor says the on-going rickshaw issue can be solved through discussion


Marshall Islands president arrives in city  Marshall Islands president arrives in city

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen received her at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital today (Tuesday), media report said quoting foreign ministry official


Two youths electrocuted in Brahmanbaria

Two youths electrocuted in Brahmanbaria

The deceased are identified as Mostofa Mia, a resident of Paikpara Village in Basudeb union of the upazila and Md Easin Mia, of Sutiara village in Bhudal union.


‘Drug dealer’ killed in city ‘gunfight’  

‘Drug dealer’ killed in city ‘gunfight’

The deceased is identified as Anwar Hossain, a resident of Kishorganj district


Dutch Queen arrives in Dhaka today Dutch Queen arrives in Dhaka today

Queen Maxima is scheduled to reach at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) by an Emirates flight at 5:20 pm


Journalist Akhteruzzaman Lablu passes away Journalist Akhteruzzaman Lablu passes away

He had been suffering from liver cancer for long


Rape accused killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

Rape accused killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

The incident took place at Uthura union of Bhaluka upazila of the district at 1:00am on Monday


Imam ‘missing’ for 19 days in Shariatpur Imam ‘missing’ for 19 days in Shariatpur

The victim is Faridul Islam, 45, imam of Moralkandi mosque in the upazila and son of late Ershad Ali of Muktagachha upazila in Mymensingh district


Rickshaw-pullers block city road for second day to protest ban Rickshaw-pullers block city road for second day to protest ban

Earlier on Monday, rickshaw-pullers and relevant workers blocked roads demanding withdrawal of ban on plying rickshaws on three major roads in the capital


Beijing to help resolve Rohingya crisis: PM Beijing to help resolve Rohingya crisis: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina mentions that Bangladesh and China also agreed to work together to take the bilateral ties to a new height making those deeper and stronger


EC to notice Regent Air for its inconvenient service to Mahbub Talukdar Regent Air cheats EC Mahbub Talukdar

EC secretariat on Sunday has already ordered to engage an attorney from its lawyers’ panel to take legal action against the airlines company


Moderate to heavy rain likely Moderate to heavy rain likely

The met office also predicted that the rainfall or thunder shower activity may continue for next 72 hours


Govt takes mega plan to retrieve rivers Govt takes mega plan to retrieve rivers

State Minister for Water Resources Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said the government has taken mega projects to retrieve rivers across the country


Heavy rain likely in many parts of the country Heavy rain likely in many parts of the country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in many parts of the…


Prime Minister rules out demand for raising govt job age limit to 35 PM not interested to raise govt job age limit

She mentions that in 38th BCS, only 0.61 per cent students of over 29 years of old passed


People should accept gas price hike: PM People should accept gas price hike: PM

“If you truly want economic development, it’ll [gas-price hike] have to be accepted,” said  PM


GD filed over threats to Ershad’s son GD filed over threats to Eric Ershad

Major (rtd) Khaled Akhter, director of Hussain Muhammad Ershad Trust, has filed the GD with Gulshan Police Station


Woes of Rohingyas worsen as rains pound camps Woes of Rohingyas worsen as rains pound camps

Five days of heavy rains and winds have pounded Rohingya camps in the district displacing over 2,700, damaging over 3,400 houses 


Kidnapped madrasa student rescued, 6 held Kidnapped madrasa student rescued, 6 held

The victim was identified as Bayjid, 8, a class XIII student of Jameya Kasemia Kamil Madrasa in Narsingdi city


PM scraps US congressman's proposal to attach Rakhine with Bangladesh PM scraps US congressman's proposal to attach Rakhine with Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina slams US congressman Bradley Sherman for his proposal to attach Myanmar’s Rakhine State with Bangladesh to resolve the Rohingya crisis


Fakhrul reiterates demand for fresh, participatory polls under neutral government

BNP reiterates demand for fresh, participatory polls

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has demanded immediate cancellation of the 11th parliamentary elections results


China to stay beside Bangladesh on Rohingya issue: PM China to stay beside Bangladesh on Rohingya issue: PM

Sheikh Hasina talks with the journalists at a briefing about her just-concluded five-day official visit to China


PM briefs media on China visit PM briefs media on China visit

Sheikh Hasina went to China on July 1 for a five-day bilateral state visit at the invitation of her Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang

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