Holy Ashura on 12 October Holy Ashura on 12 October

Holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad…


Tk 1507 crore comes from mobile companies in 2015-16 FY Tk 1507 crore comes from mobile companies in 2015-16 FY

The government has earned Taka 1507.05 crore—Tk 1137.98 as revenue sharing, Tk 40.50 crore as…


Forex reserves hit record $31.38b Forex reserves hit record $31.38b

Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves hit a record $31.38 billion at the end of September, the…


President receives smart NID card President receives smart NID card

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed on Sunday handed over the SMART National Identification…


Surf's up in helping break down boundaries Surf's up in helping break down boundaries

It began in the mid-1990s when an Australian traveller passing through Cox's Bazar, a beach town…


Govt makes guidelines to handle post-disaster corpses Govt makes guidelines to handle post-disaster corpses

The government has formulated guidelines on the management of dead bodies after disasters.   The…


Press Councils for visa-free travel of journalists between Bangladesh and India Press Councils for visa-free travel of journalists between Bangladesh and India

The Press Councils of India and Bangladesh have decided to work towards ensuring that accredited journalists…


Three committees to investigate Benapole port fire Three committees to investigate Benapole port fire

Three probe bodies have been formed to investigate the fatal fire incident at the country's largest…


PM for keeping ties with Pakistan PM for keeping ties with Pakistan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday ruled out any possibility of severing diplomatic ties with Pakistan…


Decision on Saarc to be taken by member countries: PM Decision on Saarc to be taken by member countries: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said any decision whether Pakistan will be excluded from Saarc…


Gulshan cafe attack suspect Tahmid secures bail Gulshan cafe attack suspect Tahmid secures bail

A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to Toronto University student Tahmid Hasib Khan, who was arrested…


New EC with BNP’s suggestions unlikely to be good, says PM New EC with BNP’s suggestions unlikely to be good, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said a credible Election Commission (EC) can't be choosen…


Quamrul warns of tough action against irregularities in rice distribution Quamrul warns of tough action against irregularities in rice distribution

Food Minister Quamrul Islam today warned of tough punitive actions against irregularities in distributing…


PM's press conference begins at Ganabhaban PM's press conference begins at Ganabhaban

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's press briefing on her recent visit to Canada and USA has begun at…


22-day ban on Hilsa fishing from October 12 22-day ban on Hilsa fishing from October 12

The government has imposed a ban on catching, selling, transportation and hoarding of Hilsa from October…


Building collapsed in spinning mill fire, 2 probe bodies formed Building collapsed in spinning mill fire, 2 probe bodies formed

The tin-shed building of a spinning mill collapsed as a devastating fire broke out at Shafipur Bazar…


Ensure security of data being used for smart NID cards: PM Ensure security of data being used for smart NID cards: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the Election Commission to ensure the security of the data…


Gazipur mill fire tamed; building crashes down Gazipur mill fire tamed; building crashes down

A fire broke out at a spinning mill at Shafipur in Kaliakoir upazila early Sunday.   Akhteruzzaman…


PM inaugurates machine-readable NID card distribution PM inaugurates machine-readable NID card distribution

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated the distribution of much- awaited machine-readable…


175 killed across country in Sept 175 killed across country in Sept

Some 175 people were killed across the country in September this year, according to a report released…


Gazipur spinning mill catches fire Gazipur spinning mill catches fire

  A fire broke out at two spinning mills at Shafipur in Kaliakoir upazila early Sunday. Akhteruzzaman…


Speakers criticize digital security draft law Speakers criticize digital security draft law

Speakers at a roundtable discussion on Saturday described the draft of the Digital Security Act prepared…


Kathmandu to share Dhaka's expertise in water management Kathmandu to share Dhaka's expertise in water management

A leading Nepalese public company, responsible for operation and management of water and wastewater…


5th Dhaka-Washington security dialogue starts on Sunday 5th Dhaka-Washington security dialogue starts on Sunday

Bangladesh and the United States will discuss security cooperation and “strategic priorities”…


World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim to visit Dhaka on October 17 World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim to visit Dhaka on October 17

World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on October 17 to have a glimpse…


PM's press conference on Sunday PM's press conference on Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a press conference tomorrow on her recent visit to Canada and…


Rain likely on Sunday Rain likely on Sunday

Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at…


Public Health Engineering plans sanitation coverage for all in 3 years Public Health Engineering plans sanitation coverage for all in 3 years

The government will bring the country’s all people under the sanitation coverage by the next three…


Ashraf seeks restoration of Bangladesh-China road link Ashraf seeks restoration of Bangladesh-China road link

Just weeks before Chinese President Xi Jinping expected visit, Awami League General Secretary and Public…


Police go tough on human traffickers Police go tough on human traffickers

Police are currently going tough on human trafficking with capturing 1,000 traffickers and rescuing…


PM inaugurates smart ID cards distribution tomorrow PM inaugurates smart ID cards distribution tomorrow

The Election Commission (EC) will start distribution of machine-readable smart national identity (NID)…


Build world with your own dreams: Yunus to young leaders Build world with your own dreams: Yunus to young leaders

Nobel Laureate Prof Yunus has urged the young generation not to accept the world that is handed to them,…


Commonwealth central bank governors to meet in Washington Oct 5-6 Commonwealth central bank governors to meet in Washington Oct 5-6

Finance ministers and central bank governors from across the Commonwealth will meet in Washington on…


PM returns to tumultuous mass reception PM returns to tumultuous mass reception

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home from her 17-day tour of USA and Canada to a tumultuous reception…


Saarc Summit officially postponed; new date soon Saarc Summit officially postponed; new date soon

Amid mass pullout by member states, Pakistan on Friday officially postponed the 19th Saarc Summit, saying…


Cultural personalities greet PM at Gonobhaban Cultural personalities greet PM at Gonobhaban

On winning the "Planet 50-50 Champion" and the "Agent of Change" awards, the country's…


BGB delegation arrives in Delhi BGB delegation arrives in Delhi

A 22-member team of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), led by its' chief Maj Gen Aziz Ahmed, has…


Now Sri Lanka pulls out of Islamabad Saarc Summit Now Sri Lanka pulls out of Islamabad Saarc Summit

Sri Lanka on Friday joined four other South Asian countries to express its reservation over the upcoming…


War crimes accused dies in DMCH in custody War crimes accused dies in DMCH in custody

War crimes suspect of Netrakona, Ramzan Ali, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in the city…

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