50% work of Bangabandhu satellite completed: Tarana Halim 50% work of Bangabandhu satellite completed: Tarana Halim

State Minister for Telecommunication Tarana Halim on Friday said that the government will be able to…


Former Nepali PM Oli cancels Bangladesh visit to attend Awami League council Former Nepali PM Oli cancels Bangladesh visit to attend Awami League council

Former Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli’s scheduled visit to Bangladesh has been canceled…


Dredger Capsize: 2 bodies recovered in Shitlakkhya River
Dredger Capsize: 2 bodies recovered in Shitlakkhya River

The bodies of two workers, who went missing after a dredger sank in the Shitalakkhya River at Boroni…


Freedom of expression under attack worldwide: UN rights expert Freedom of expression under attack worldwide: UN rights expert

There is no question that governments worldwide are wielding the tools of censorship, warns the United…


Prices of oil, natural gas to jump 25pc next year: WB Prices of oil, natural gas to jump 25pc next year: WB

The World Bank is raising its 2017 forecast for crude oil prices to $55 per barrel from $53 per barrel…


Nasrul asks young entrepreneurs to take initiatives Nasrul asks young entrepreneurs to take initiatives

State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today asked the young entrepreneurs…


Teletalk to be tough competitor in 1 yr: Tarana Teletalk to be tough competitor in 1 yr: Tarana

State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim on Thursday said Teletalk, the state-owned…


Users may face week-long bad internet service from Friday Users may face week-long bad internet service from Friday

The internet services in Bangladesh likely to be disrupted for seven days from Friday as the submarine…


Dhaka reopens mission in Algeria after 2 decades Dhaka reopens mission in Algeria after 2 decades

After over two decades, Bangladesh has reopened its diplomatic mission in Algeria and Bangladesh Ambassador-designate…


HRW calls for repealing Foreign Donations Law HRW calls for repealing Foreign Donations Law

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Bangladesh parliament to repeal the new law regulating civil…


Asia Media Conference 2016 on Friday in Dhaka Asia Media Conference 2016 on Friday in Dhaka

The Asia Media Conference-2016 begins tomorrow in the city with the theme of "Reporting Humanitarian…


Crowds pour in as Digital World 2016 enters second day Crowds pour in as Digital World 2016 enters second day

The Digital World 2016 is drawing a large crowd on the second day which began on Wednesday at International…


Enough freedom; perform your duties, PM to journalists Enough freedom; perform your duties, PM to journalists

Noting that there is enough freedom of press and expression, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday…


PM lays foundation stone of Bangabandhu Media Complex PM lays foundation stone of Bangabandhu Media Complex

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid the foundation stone of a 31-storey Bangabandhu Media Complex…


49 BD nationals held at Benapole border 49 BD nationals held at Benapole border

  Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 49 people while they were entering Bangladesh…


BD urges for resolution against Israeli settlement in Palestinian territories BD urges for resolution against Israeli settlement in Palestinian territories

    Bangladesh on Wednesday urged the UN Security Council to consider working on a resolution…


No scope for enjoying ill-gotten wealth: ACC DG No scope for enjoying ill-gotten wealth: ACC DG

Director General of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Munir Chowdhury on Wednesday warned there will…


7 graft suspects arrested from 3 dists 7 graft suspects arrested from 3 dists

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested seven graft suspects from Rajshahi, Habiganj,…


Ajay Roy laid to rest Ajay Roy laid to rest

Veteran leftist politician Comrade Ajay Roy, who passed away on Monday, was laid to eternal rest in…


Call for ensuring quality education to stop migration Call for ensuring quality education to stop migration

Experts at a seminar in the city today called for ensuring quality education and healthcare in villages…


69% urbanites live in 3 eastern cities, study reveals 69% urbanites live in 3 eastern cities, study reveals

Some 69 percent of the country’s urban population are concentrated in its eastern part comprising…


Govt to build 'Padma Barrage': Anisul Islam Govt to build 'Padma Barrage': Anisul Islam

Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said the government will build “Padma…


Work starts for new India-Bangladesh rail project Work starts for new India-Bangladesh rail project

More than six years after the finalisation of a new India-Bangladesh railway project, land acquisition…


Judgement on Bodi’s graft case on Nov 2 Judgement on Bodi’s graft case on Nov 2

A special court in Dhakahere on Wednesday fixed November 2 for delivering verdict in a case filed against…


Petrol pump owners threaten indefinite strike from October 30 Petrol pump owners threaten indefinite strike from October 30

Petrol pump and tank-lorry owners and workers threatened to go on an indefinite strike from October…


4.6 magnitude earthquake rattles Bangladesh, originates in Sunamganj 4.6 magnitude earthquake rattles Bangladesh, originates in Sunamganj

A light earthquake shook Sylhet, Dhaka, Chittagong city and their adjacent areas on Wednesday noon.…


Cyber security capability should be improved: Prime Minister Cyber security capability should be improved: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday stressed the need for increasing capability of cyber…


Mild tremor shakes city, other areas Mild tremor shakes city, other areas

A mild tremor shook the capital and other parts of the country on Wednesday noon. The earthquake was…


Police says Gulshan attack investigation yielding results Police says Gulshan attack investigation yielding results

In the three months since a band of youths tortured and killed 20 hostages in the Holey Artisan Bakery…


Khulna rail link restored Khulna rail link restored

Rail communication of Khulna with the rest of the country was restored around 10am following recovery…


Digital World-2016 begins at Bashundhara Convention Center Digital World-2016 begins at Bashundhara Convention Center

  Digital World 2016, a three-day long Mega ICT event of the country begins from todayat International…


AL maintains uplift pace as it earned people's confidence: PM AL maintains uplift pace as it earned people's confidence: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said Bangladesh Awami League has earned the confidence and trust…


Bangladesh becomes role model in ICT: Joy Bangladesh becomes role model in ICT: Joy

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Tuesday said Bangladesh has become a role model…


UNESCO and IUCN call to cancel coal-fired Rampal power plant near Sundarbans UNESCO and IUCN call to cancel coal-fired Rampal power plant near Sundarbans

The UNESCO's World Heritage Centre and International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)…


Govt plans to utilise forex reserves to boost investment: Muhith Govt plans to utilise forex reserves to boost investment: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday disclosed a government plan to utilise the country's reserve…


Islamic countries must cooperate in fields of education: Nahid Islamic countries must cooperate in fields of education: Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday urged all members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation…


9th Wage Board formation process underway 9th Wage Board formation process underway

The government has decided to constitute soon the 9th Wage Board for the journalists and employees of…


Charge-sheet next week over Khadiza attack Charge-sheet next week over Khadiza attack

Charges will be pressed before the court next week in a case filed in connection with the gruesome attack…


3-year jail sentences for 16 'militants' after 9 years of arrest 3-year jail sentences for 16 'militants' after 9 years of arrest

A Tangail court on Tuesday convicted 16 suspected militants including the chief of Islamist outfit 'Allahar…

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