United Nations says 22,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar to Bangladesh in one week 22,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar to Bangladesh in one week

The figure marks a sharp escalation in the numbers fleeing a military campaign which rights groups say has been marred by abuses


High Court to deliver blogger Rajib murder case verdict any day HC verdict in Rajib murder any day

Senior Lawyer Abdur Rezzak Kahn, Mosharraf Hossain Kajal and Ahsan Ullah stand for the petitioners while deputy attorney general Zahirul Haq Zahir and


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says day for lagging behind is over ‘Day for lagging behind is over’

She calls for building a non-communal, hunger-poverty-free and happy-prosperous Bangladesh being imbued with the spirit of liberation war


Two NCTB officials put on ‘special duty’ for govt textbooks errors Two officials made OSD for textbooks errors

The officials have been made OSD or 'officer on special duty' based on the findings of a primary investigation, deputy secretary at the Education


Construction of two power plants in Khulna to start in Feb Two power plants in Khulna to generate 1130MW electricity

One of the plants capacitating 800MW electricity production would be set up inside Khulna News Print Mills and other 330MW plant in Goalpara Power


Assam postpones deportation of 17 Bangladeshis Assam postpones deportation of 17 Bangladeshis

Alleged Bangladeshis were lodged in the detention camp in the Indian state of Assam after they were caught illegally crossing border


Cabinet nods for felling 13,156 thees to make way for gas pipeline Cabinet nods for felling 13,156 trees

Cabinet secretary Shafiul Alam says there is a government ban on cutting trees of any forest and it would remain valid until 2022


Bangladeshi-origin mum married top IS leader and moved to Syria Bangladeshi-origin mum married top IS leader

The bride's family, who originated from Bangladesh and lived in London, did not approve their marriage and ostracised her


Historic Homecoming Day of Bangabandhu tomorrow Historic Homecoming Day of Bangabandhu tomorrow

Bangabandhu returned to the sacred soil of Bangladesh via London and New Delhi on January 10 in 1972, after 290 days captivity in Pakistan jail


Write prescriptions in clear handwriting: HC to physicians Write prescriptions in clear handwriting: HC to physicians

The court also directed the Health Ministry to issue a circular in this regard within next 30 days


Bangladesh becomes permanent observer of Organization of American States Bangladesh becomes permanent observer of OAS

Luis Almagro, Secretary General of OAS, has recently sent a letter to the Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali to that effect


Lower court to resume trial of rights activists Adilur, Elan Lower court to resume trial of rights activists Adilur, Elan

A High Court bench of Justice Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim passes the order after rejecting a petition filed by the two accused


Charge framing in 10 cases against Khaleda on February 1 Charge framing in 10 cases against Khaleda Feb 1

Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court fixes the date after hearing time petitions submitted by Khaleda's lawyer


India deports 17 ‘Bangladeshis’, including 3 Hindus today India deports 3 Hindus, 14 others to Bangladesh today

The 17 were among 54 people from Bangladesh and Myanmar who were caught after illegally entering India in the past few years, Indian police say


'Bangladesh stands fifth in disaster risk' 'Bangladesh stands fifth in disaster risk'

The South-Africa based NGO says the risk potentials were discussed at both academic and public domain, but pragmatic steps have yet to be taken from


Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says no terror threat at Biswa Ijtema 'No terror threat at Biswa Ijtema'

He says they are working considering every possible security aspects and law enforcers have undertaken all security measures


Awami League leader Mahabub-ul-Alam Hanif urges BNP not to confuse people through falsehood Hanif urges BNP not to confuse people through falsehood

He says nation has now become united against terrorism and sabotage and reposed confidence on the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina


Country sees 36.31pc growth in manpower export last year: Minister Manpower export increased 36.31pc last year: Minister

The highest 1,88,247 Bangladeshi workers go to Saudi Arab last year. The highest 86,352 workers go abroad from Chittagong among country's 64 districts


Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says 40 percent work of Padma Bridge construction completed 40pc work of Padma Bridge construction completed

Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the project will complete by the end of 2018 as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pledged


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina kicks off development fair tomorrow PM to open development fair tomorrow

The theme of the fair is "Democracy for Development is the Key Motto of Sheikh Hasina"


Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam says 8 lakh workers to be sent abroad in 2017 '8 lakh workers to be sent abroad in 2017'

He says the government has a plan to find out new labour markets as well as open new labour wings


Gaibandha SP gets away with unconditional apology Gaibandha SP gets away with unconditional apology

A High Court division bench comprising Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice Krishna Debnath on January 4 summons the SP


Tribunal sets date for probe report against former Pak army man Tribunal sets date for probe report against former Pak army man

International Crimes Tribunal set March 22 to submit report in crimes against humanity case against former Pakistani army captain Muhammad Shahidullah


Govt to continue support for capital market development: Sheikh Hasina Govt to continue support for capital market development: PM

Sheikh Hasina hopes that the capital market will be the dependable long-term source of financing for building a developed Bangladesh


HC summons Jessore cops over torture of youth HC summons Jessore cops over torture of youth

The court directed the superintendent of police of Jessore to probe the incident and to submit the probe report before it in 30 days


SC upholds HC order halting graft case against BNP leader Mirza Abbas SC upholds order halting graft case against Mirza Abbas

The ACC filed the case against Abbas on charges of allocating seven acres of Rajuk's land to a journalists' cooperative society at a lower rate


Daulatdia ferry services facing delay due to fog Daulatdia ferry services facing delay due to fog

Ferry services in Paturia-Daulatdia route was suspended on Sunday morning due to reduced visibility


Tk 1,600cr scheme planned to explore marine resources Tk 1,600cr scheme planned to explore marine resources

The government is likely to launch a Tk 1600 crore project to explore marine resources and determine the commercial viability of deep-sea minerals


Burma to discuss Rohingya repatriation with Bangladesh Burma to discuss Rohingya repatriation with Bangladesh

Bangladesh wants neighbor to repatriate thousands of Rohingya, but Burma says many are 'Bengali' and not its citizens


Anti-coal activists observe global protests day, announce half day strike on January 26 Half day strike in Dhaka on Jan 26 to protest Rampal plant

Anti-coal activists observe global protests day to build up public opinion against the controversial coal-based power plant near the Sundarban forest


President Abdul Hamid says political consensus is necessary for peaceful polls 'Political consensus is must for peaceful polls'

The tenure of the current Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad-led EC expires in February


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says local government bodies given enough power Local govt bodies given enough power: PM

She says local government bodies can play a key role in the development of primary education with solving various problems of the people


Kamal urges pirates to return to normal life Kamal urges pirates to return to normal life

A bandit group known as 'Noa Bahini' formally surrenders to the home minister with their arms and ammunitions


Marzan’s death won’t affect Gulshan attack case: IGP Marzan’s death won’t affect Gulshan attack case: IGP

Inspector general of police AKM Shahidul Haque on Saturday says the killing of top ‘Neo JMB’ leader Nurul Islam Marzan will not affect the case


Expatriate gets lost Tk 3 lakh back for Biman's crew honesty Expatriate gets lost Tk 3 lakh back

His perception changes as the crew of Biman Bangladesh Airlines returned the lost money to him


Cold wind comes from Himalayas Cold wind comes from Himalayas

A moderate chilling cold feels over Rangpur division and elsewhere over the country


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says army ever ready to foil any evil force 'Army ever ready to foil any evil force'

The PM also says modern armament of the army and their tough activities manifest their professionalism


Uranium, thorium, clay discovered in Bay of Bengal Uranium, thorium, clay discovered in Bay

Clay is one of the important raw materials used for producing cement


Autopsy: Bodies of Marzan, Saddam bear multiple bullet marks Autopsy: Bodies of Marzan, Saddam bear multiple bullet marks

The autopsy was conducted at Dhaka Medical College (DMC) morgue on Saturday morning

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