Nation celebrates Bhasani’s 136th birth anniversary Nation celebrates Bhasani’s 136th birth anniversary

The nation celebrates today the 136th anniversary of the birth of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani,…


Cyclone Vardah: Storm likely to cross India’s Andhra Pradesh by afternoon 'Vardah' to cross India's Andhra Pradesh today

Met office advised all four maritime ports -- Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra -- to keep hoisted distant warning signal number two.


Supreme Court seeks gazette on lower court judges’ conduct within January 15 Issue gazette on lower court judges’ conduct: SC

Supreme Court's direction comes after the president said there was no need for the publication.


2 secretaries of law ministry appear before SC 2 secretaries of law ministry appear before SC

Two secretaries of law ministry Abu Saleh Sheikh Mohammad Jahirul Haque and Shahidul Haque appeared before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court.


Tk 5 lakh damages for accidental  death of any RMG worker Tk 5 lakh damages for RMG worker's accidental death

State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu says the decision will be effected from January next year.


22 Zila Parishad chairmen elected unopposed 22 Zila Parishad chairmen elected unopposed

Election Commission declared 22 Zila Parishads' Chairman candidate elected unopposed on Sunday as they were found single candidate.


Bibiyana-Kaliakoir grid line to be started from Monday Bibiyana-Kaliakoir grid line to be started from Monday

168 km long double circuit national grid line is set to start operation on Monday.


Re-autopsy reveals 'bruises' on BCL leader Diaz's body 'Injury marks found on Diaz's body'

The doctor, however, could not clarify the reason behind his death and are waiting for viscera report.


International Mountain Day today International Mountain Day today

The International Mountain Day would be observed today in the country as elsewhere in the world to highlight…


BGB turn away at least 260 refugees fleeing Myanmar army crackdown BGB push back 13 Rohingya boats

On each boat, there were at least 20 people, including women and children, who were fleeing army crackdown in the bordering Rakhine state of Myanmar.


PM urges entrepreneurs to ensure labour rights PM urges entrepreneurs to ensure labour rights

Along with creating more job opportunities, local and international entrepreneurs need to take steps to ensure labour rights, the Prime Minister said.


SC halts HCD order to stop gambling at 13 clubs, directs to settle petition in 8 weeks SC clears gambling at 13 clubs for now

A four-member bench of the Appellate Division stayed a HCD order that directed the government to stop gambling at 13 renowned clubs.


Govt to take 30bn dollar master plan for railways Govt to take 30bn dollar master plan for railways

Bangladesh has embarked on a 20-year master plan to spend 30 billion dollars on 235 railway projects by 2030, a top government official said.


British MPs call for intensifying pressure on Myanmar British MPs call for intensifying pressure on Myanmar

UK government urged by a cross-party group of 70 British parliamentarians to ‘intensify pressure’…


PM’s India visit likely in February PM’s India visit likely in February

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that she would like to visit India in the first half of February next year.


‘Investigation on over recent disappearance’ ‘Investigation on over recent disappearance’

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq on Saturday said the government is seriously investigating the disappearance of people recently and refrained from elaborating the matter without getting the probe report.


BSF firing wounds cattle trader along Kurigram border BSF firing wounds cattle trader along Kurigram border

A Bangladeshi cattle trader was shot and wounded by the members of Indian Security Force (BSF) along…


BGB push back 11 boats carrying Rohingyas BGB push back 11 boats carrying Rohingyas

The Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) has sent back 11 boats carrying Rohingyas, who were trying to cross in from Myanmanr through the Naf River in Cox's Bazar.


1 held with 24 gold bars at Dhaka airport 1 held with 24 gold bars at Dhaka airport

Customs Intelligence today detained a person with 24 gold bars weighing 2.78 kilograms at the domestic…


CEC: Army ‘not needed to cover NCC polls’ CEC: Army ‘not needed to cover NCC polls’

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Saturday said that there is no need to deploy the…


Nation observes Human Rights Day Nation observes Human Rights Day

  The International Human Rights Day is being observed in the country today as elsewhere across…


Hasina urges global leaders to ensure migrants' rights Hasina urges global leaders to ensure migrants' rights

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has pressed global leaders to work together for lifting the migrants from…


Vardah turns into severe cyclone Vardah turns into severe cyclone

The cyclonic storm Vardah turned into a severe cyclone over the southeast bay and adjoining area, according…


US envoy for religious freedom to visit Bangladesh US envoy for religious freedom to visit Bangladesh

US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom David Saperstein will visit Bangladesh this…


Ivy asks Shamim Osman not to resign as MP Ivy asks Shamim Osman not to resign as MP

The Awami League’s mayoral election candidate in Narayanganj Selina Hayat Ivy just said thanks…


Hasina stresses enduring commitment to Human Rights Hasina stresses enduring commitment to Human Rights

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day today, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed on…


Govt assessing FTA challenges, options Govt assessing FTA challenges, options

The government is attaching importance to signing of free trade agreements (FTA) with the countries…


470 UNO offices to get administrative officers 470 UNO offices to get administrative officers

The government has taken an initiative for creating the post of administrative officer (AO) for 470…


Wealth info submission for ACC officials must from next year Wealth info submission for ACC officials must from next year

Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has decided to take wealth statement from every ACC officials from…


Missing madrasa student traced in capital's Gandaria Missing madrasa student traced in capital's Gandaria

A madrasa student, who went missing from his madrasa in Agailjhara upazila of Barisal district on November…


HRW urges Bangladesh to improve protections for migrant domestic workers in Middle East HRW urges Bangladesh to improve protections for migrant domestic workers in Middle East

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked the government authorities to improve protection for its domestic…


Rokeya Padak goes to Aroma Dutta, Nur Jahan Rokeya Padak goes to Aroma Dutta, Nur Jahan

The prestigious Begum Rokeya Padak-2016 was conferred to two eminent women personalities— Aroma…


Police file cases against five ‘Huji men’ held in Chittagong raid Police file cases against five ‘Huji men’ held in Chittagong raid

Police have started three separate cases against five suspected militants held during Thursday’s…


PM says, Bangladesh a role model in women development PM says, Bangladesh a role model in women development

Stressing the need for women empowerment, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh women are…


Cyclone ‘Vardah’ to move northwest across the bay Cyclone ‘Vardah’ to move northwest across the bay

Cyclone ‘Vardah’ has moved further northwards over the same area in the the southeast Bay…


Vitamin A plus campaign on Saturday Vitamin A plus campaign on Saturday

Around  2.10 crore children aged between six months and five years, will be fed vitamin A-plus…


Nation celebrates Begum Rokeya's life today Nation celebrates Begum Rokeya's life today

The pioneer of awakening women’s rights in the subcontinent -- that is how Bengalees remember…


Begum Rokeya Day on Friday Begum Rokeya Day on Friday

The nation will observe Begum Rokeya Day on Friday, marking the 136th birth and 84th death anniversary…


AL will accept President’s decision on EC, PM in parliament AL will accept President’s decision on EC, PM in parliament

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday told the Parliament that her party will accept President’s…

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