8 killed in road crashes in Savar, Comilla, Chittagong 8 killed in seperate road crashes in three districts

In Savar, a head-on collision between two buses kills three people were killed and injures 20 others


Jatka Preservation Week-2017 from March 11 Jatka Preservation Week-2017 from March 11

The decision came from a meeting of the National Taskforce Committee for hilsa preservation at the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock


SSC exams begin SSC exams begin

The examinations start at 3,236 centres all over the country at 10:00 am


3.5 lakh undocumented Bangladeshis get Malaysian work pass: PM 3.5 lakh undocumented Bangladeshis get Malaysian work pass: PM

Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said that some 3.5 lakh undocumented…


Naraynganj headmaster Shyamal Kanti Bhakta’s police protection withdrawn Headmaster Bhakta’s police protection withdrawn

Additional police super of the district Faruq Ahmed says police had ensured protection to Shyamal Kanti for his security but it has been withdrawn


Government took all-out measures to hold all polls free, fair: PM Govt. took all-out measures to hold all polls free, fair: PM

"The government has been extending all-out cooperation including deploying law enforcement agencies in line with the demand of the EC," PM says


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the practice of literature can bring the deviants into right path Literature can bring the deviants into right path: PM

She says all need to encourage their children to read literature as it can prevent them from slipping into a wrong path


Jatka Preservation Week-2017 from March 11 to 17 Jatka Preservation Week-2017 from March 11

The government is all set to observe the Jatka Preservation Week-2017 from March 11 to 17 for creating…


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Dhaka on three-day visit Palestinian President Abbas in Dhaka

Abbas visits Savar National Martyr's Monument and pays respect to the martyrs of the Liberation War at 1:50 pm to 2:10 pm on Thursday


Stern action to stop pollution of Halda river, Savar tannery Stern action to stop pollution of Halda river, Savar tannery

The government has decided taking effective actions to stop pollution of Halda river in Chittagong and tannery estate in Savar


Search Committee will disclose names, eminent citizens expect Search Committee will disclose names, eminent citizens expect

The four citizens are former CEC Mohammad Abu Hena, jurist Rokanuddin Mahmud, daily Shamokal Editor Golam Sarwar and Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam


Hasina's new book hits Ekushey book fair Hasina's new book hits Ekushey book fair

One more book by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hit this year's Amar Ekushe book fair beginning at Bangla Academy in the city on Wednesday


'Strength a must for next Election Commission' 'Strength a must for next Election Commission'

Four prominent citizens hope the Search Committee will recommend the best names as the next Election Commissioners


EC formation: Search committee sits with civil society EC formation: Search committee sits with civil society

The search committee sat in a meeting with second batch of civil society leaders at the judges’ lounge on :the Supreme Court premises


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas due in Dhaka Wednesday Mahmoud Abbas due in Dhaka Wednesday evening

The visit is taking place at the invitation of President Hamid who will receive Abbas at the VVIP terminal of the airport amid a 21-gun salute


Tareque Sayeed challenges death sentence in N'ganj's 7 murders cases Tareque Sayeed challenges death sentence in 7 murders case

On Monday, Nur Hossain, another condemned convict, filed an appeal with the HC against the death penalty awarded by a Narayanganj court on Jan 16


2 more defamation cases filed against Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury Observer editor sued in 2 more cases

Awami league lawmaker Enamul Haque files the cases against Iqbal Sobhan, also the Prime Minister’s media adviser, and reporter Mamunur Rashid


Sufficient urea fertilizer available in country Sufficient urea fertilizer available in country

With daily production of on an average of 5,000 tonnes of urea, the country has sufficient stock of urea till January 31, sources says


Awami League’s Sohel Hazari elected in Tangail-4 by-polls Sohel Hazari elected in Tangail-4 by-polls

Sohel Hazari bags 193,547 votes while his rival Imrul Kayes of National People’s Party (NPP) bags 1,696


Search committee shortlists 20 names for EC formation Search committee shortlists 20 names

He says the names proposed by the political parties will not be disclosed. “There’re some common names that came from political parties


Citizenship key to have better situation in Rakhine: Commission Citizenship key to have better situation in Rakhine: Commission

“Yes, this is the key to have a better situation there,” delegation leader Dr Ghassan Salame tells reporter after a closed group discussion at BIISS


Dhaka Metropolitan Police chief Asaduzzaman Mia says Avijit's killers identified Avijit's killers identified: DMP chief

He says they have arrested eight of the suspected killers and the main accused has died in a gunfight with law enforcers in Khilgaon earlier


Anti Corruption Commission arrests 4 graft suspects   ACC arrests 4 graft suspects

An ACC team arrests former UP members Hafez Ahmed and Jasimuddin from Brahmapara for allegedly misappropriating money from local government projects


Ecnec approves 8 projects worth Tk 12,550.78cr Ecnec approves 8 projects worth Tk 12,550.78cr

The Ecnec also approves 'Local Governance Support Project 3 (LGSP-3) involving an estimated cost of Tk 5,535 crore


Ekushey book fair:Action to be taken if books hurt religious sentiments, says  DMP chief Action against authors if books hurt religious sentiments: DMP chief

Police also may use suo moto power to actions against such books


Hajj for Bangladeshis would be costlier this year Hajj for Bangladeshis would be costlier this year

Each pilgrim would be paying at least Tk 14,000 to Tk 21,000 which is more than last year


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas due on Wednesday Mahmoud Abbas due on Wednesday

A special flight carrying Abbas and his entourage due at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday afternoon, says Foreign Ministry


Eminent citizens for neutral, clean image persons in EC Eminent citizens for neutral, clean image persons in EC

Transparency International Bangladesh Trustee Board Chairman Sultana Kamal tells we suggested SC on the procedural affairs


Yunus's wealth several times higher than he disclosed: NBR NBR probing tax evasion by Dr Yunus

The NBR says Dr Yunus concealed information about his wealth and income, and his wealth will be several times higher than the amount he disclosed


Irregularities in Chittagong Customs House become pervasive: ACC  "Chittagong Customs House become pervasive"

The ACC is committed to checking corruption in the country, it has already controlled the race of corruption in many government offices, he says


Election Commission likely to introduce DVM from next general election EC likely to introduce DVM from next JS poll

Mohammad Abdul Mobarak says DVM is a technology based proper voting machine. There is no chance of vote rigging or irregularities through this machine


Search Committee to meet with five more distinguished personalities SC to meet with five more distinguished personalities

The initiatives are taken by the search committee to pick competent, impartial and courageous people for forming the five-member Election Commission


Search committee holds meeting with civil society members Search committee holds meeting with civil society members

The meeting designs by the search committee to take constructive suggestions to pick competent, impartial and courageous people for EC


The one pocket challenge The one pocket challenge

Grappling with some 17 million people, Dhaka has got all the problems one can name – from dirt to darkness, city streets getting submerged in the rain


Biman brings special offer for business class on DK-CTG, DK-SYL Biman brings special offer for business class on DK-CTG, DK-SYL

Biman Bangladesh Airlines announced special offer for the passengers of business class on Dhaka-Chittagong…


Dowry prohibition law with tougher punishment approved Tougher punishment for demanding dowry approved

Maximum life-term sentence or up to 12 years of imprisonment along with additional fine would be awarded in case of any "grievous hurt" to bride


127,198 Bangladeshis can perform Hajj this year 127,198 Bangladeshis can perform Hajj this year

All pilgrims will have to carry machine readable passports for performing the ritual, the cabinet secretary says


Government mulls shifting Rohingya refugees to Thengar Char near Hatiya Govt mulls shifting Rohingya refugees to Thengar Char

AFP reports that the government orders authorities to help identify and relocate undocumented Myanmar nationals to Thengar Char in the Bay of Bengal


Probe report finalised against 4 Netrokona war criminals Probe report finalised against 4 Netrokona war criminals

Probe agency boss says they have found proof of involvement of the accused in killing of 22 people, rape of a woman, and looting and torching houses

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