'Uninterrupted power supply to all by 2021' 'Uninterrupted power supply to all by 2021'

The government has adopted short, medium and long-term planning for power generation, Nasrul says


Dhaka to strengthen ties with major cotton producing countries Dhaka to strengthen ties with major cotton producing countries

He says Bangladesh should strengthen networks with major cotton producing countries and diversify supply sources to increase its resilience


Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor says every child has potentials Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor says every child has potentials

The minister says a humanity-based society will only be built when creativity of children is allowed to flourish


U.S. thought India will capture Kashmir after Bangladesh war: CIA U.S. thought India will capture Kashmir after Bangladesh war: CIA

'It was clear that the US government was readying a strategy should India smash the military power of West Pakistan'


GD filed over police assault on journos GD filed over police assault on journos

Assistant Sub-Inspector Ershad of Shahbagh Police Station was suspended for his alleged involvement in the assault


Date not fixed yet for PM’s India tour Date not fixed yet for PM’s India tour

Shringla says, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina's India tour has not been delayed, rather no date has been fixed yet, first we have to fix a date


Police clash with anti-coal protesters in Dhaka, 20 hurt Police clash with anti-coal protesters in Dhaka, 20 hurt

The protesters demanding cancellation of the planned Rampal coal-fired power plant near Sundarbans were picketing during the half-day general strike


Effective measures to be taken to support Bangladesh Scouts: PM Effective steps to be taken to support Scouts: PM

The present number of scouts in the country is 15 lakh and Bangladesh has set target to raise this number to 21 lakh by 2021


Dhaka one of world's worst holiday destinations Dhaka one of world's worst holiday destinations

Famed for over population, pollution and traffic congestion, Dhaka was rated eighth in travel website Destination Tips’ damning list


Maksuda’s body handed over to family at Shahjalal airport Maksuda’s body handed over to family

The 35-year-old migrant woman died of sickness at a hospital in Beirut


Police foil hartal supporters’ demo at Dhaka's Shahbagh, 5 hurt Police foil demo of hartal supporters, 5 hurt

Pro-shutdown demonstrations are also staged in Shantinagar and Mohammadpur areas without any report of confrontation


PM reaches Gopalganj PM reaches Gopalganj

Sheikh Hasina will place floral wreath at the grave of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman


Gazette on search committee for Election Commission formation issued Gazette on search committee issued

President Abdul Hamid forms the six-member search committee after holding a series of talks with 31 registered political parties on new EC formation


Pakistani envoy summoned, asked to ensure safety in Bangladesh missions in Pakistan Pakistan asked to ensure safety at Bangladesh missions

Bangladesh foreign ministry summons the Pakistan envoy after a cracker blasted on the wall of Bangladesh Deputy High Commission compound in Karachi


SC justice Syed Mahmud Hossain to head search committee Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain Search Committee head

President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday forms a six-member search committee after holding a series of talks with 31 registered political parties


Hsaina directs Chhatra League to maintain congenial atmosphere on campus PM directs BCL to maintain congenial atmosphere on campus

She tells Chhatra League leaders and workers that they don't want to see demonstration of firearms on the campus


High Court asks to issue circular banning Nosimon, Korimon HC asks to issue circular banning Nosimon, Korimon

HC asks government to issue circular banning unregistered vehicles like Nosimon, Korimon from plying the highways


The six members of the search body for reconstituting Election Commission The six members of the search body for reconstituting EC

The cabinet division will issue a gazette disclosing the names of the search committee members


Cisco to buy AppDynamics for $3.7 billion Cisco to buy AppDynamics for $3.7 billion

Deal is another push by American multinational technology conglomerate Cisco to expand software capabilities


President Abdul Hamid forms search committee to recommend new Election Commissioners President forms search committee for new Election Commission

The president's office sends the letter enlisting the names of the search committee members to the cabinet division on Wednesday


Bangladesh improves on global corruption ranking Bangladesh improves on global corruption ranking

The Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 by Transparency International revealed today ranks Bangladesh as the 15th most corrupt country in the world


Mahmoud Abbas due in Dhaka February 1 Mahmoud Abbas due in Dhaka Feb 1

Earlier, he made a brief stopover in Dhaka in February last year on his way to Japan from Jordan


Teesta water pact an urgent need for Bangladesh: Experts Teesta deal an urgent need: Experts

The Teesta River runs dry and the life and livelihood of people are being seriously affected by declining water flow in Bangladesh side


100,000 Bangladeshi workers will get smart cards in Malaysia: Shahriar 100,000 Bangladeshi workers will get smart cards in Malaysia: Shahriar

Bangladesh workers get an opportunity to work there up to two years and upon their return at home, they again be able to migrate there, Shahriar says


President likely to form search committee Wednesday President likely to form search committee Wednesday

Bangabhaban sources says the President might constitute a search committee tomorrow as his formal talks with political parties have already ended


State Minister Nasrul says government mulls speedy power production from renewable energy 'Govt mulls speedy power production from renewable energy'

State Minister Nasrul says cost of power production is being reduced day by day due to renewable energy


Election Commission sets Jan 31 for Tangail-4 by-poll Jan 31 set for Tangail-4 by-poll

EC Deputy Secretary Farhad Ahmad says the commission has taken the decision as there is no legal barrier to holding the by-election to Tangail-4


Muhith favours 15pc VAT again Muhith favours 15pc VAT again

He says 15 percent VAT will be introduced on goods and services in the next budget


Bangladesh safe for foreigners: Japanese tourists Bangladesh safe for foreigners: Japanese tourists

They term Bangladesh a safer country for foreign nationals and describes the heinous attack on Holey Artisan Cafe last year as an isolated incident


Jute bags mandatory for more 11 products Jute bags mandatory for more 11 products

The newly-added commodities are - onion, ginger, garlic, pulses, potato, flour, chili, turmeric, coriander seeds, rice bran and wheat


United Nations Human Rights expert fears reprisals in Myanmar UN HR expert fears reprisals in Myanmar

The expert Yanghee Lee warns about possible reprisals against people she met during her recent official visit to the country from January 9 to 21


Prime minister criticises rights organisations for not raising voice over MP Liton murder PM bashes rights boides for keeping mum over MP Liton murder

Sheikh Hasina says many people don’t raise voice when culprits kill people of different faiths in a planned way and carry out arson attacks on mosques


2 cases of bird flu detected in Bangladesh 2 cases of bird flu detected in Bangladesh

A first case was found at a poultry farm in Dhamrai, just outside the capital


Historic Mass Upsurge day today Historic Mass Upsurge day today

Different political and socio-cultural organisations and student bodies have chalked out elaborate programmes marking the day


2 Bangladeshi IS suspect arrested in Malaysia 2 Bangladeshi IS suspect arrested in Malaysia

The two Bangladeshi suspects were arrested in Kuala Lumpur on Jan 19


Gulshan attack ‘mastermind’ Rajib makes ‘confession’ Gulshan attack ‘mastermind’ Rajib makes ‘confession’

Metropolitan Magistrate Ahsan Habib records the statement of Rajib after M Humayun Kabir, inspector of CTTC unit produced Rajib before the court


Four intercity trains get all new compartments Four intercity trains get all new compartments

Railways Minister Mujibul Haque inaugurates the new journey of Pravati express at the Kamalapur Railway Station on Monday morning


Prime minister for time-bound, result-oriented SAARC programmes PM for time-bound, result-oriented SAARC programmes

Sheikh Hasina expresses the view when outgoing SAARC Secretary General Arjun Bahadur Thapa paid a call on her at her official Ganabhaban residence


Awami League MP Moslem faces war-crimes charges War-crimes charges slapped on AL MP Moslem

Freedom fighter Jalal Uddin files the case with the court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Mahbubul Haque in Mymensingh

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