Over 4 lakh farmers to get flood rehabilitation support Over 4 lakh farmers to get flood rehabilitation support

A total of 4 lakh 18 thousand 511 flood affected small and marginal farmers across the country will…


UN rights experts call on Bangladesh to re-try Quasem 'with international standards' UN rights experts call on Bangladesh to re-try Quasem 'with international standards'

Amid reports that the trial of Mir Quasem Ali, a senior opposition member, and its appeal processes…


President pushes for social afforestation President pushes for social afforestation

President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday underscored the need for social afforestation for the country’s…


Security, current global order to dominate during Kerry’s visit Security, current global order to dominate during Kerry’s visit

Current global security environment with specific reference to recent happenings in Bangladesh and other…


Take steps for announcing ninth wage board, PM asks info minister Take steps for announcing ninth wage board, PM asks info minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked Information Minister to take appropriate steps for announcing…


Janmashtami Thursday Janmashtami Thursday

The holy Janmashtami, birth festival of Sri Sri Krishna and one of the major festivals of the Hindu…


Dipan killing prime accused put on 6-day remand Dipan killing prime accused put on 6-day remand

A court here on Wednesday put a suspected Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) member on a six-day remand in…


Yunus donated to Clinton's charity while she ordered assistance during Grameen Bank crisis Yunus donated to Clinton's charity while she ordered assistance during Grameen Bank crisis

Nobel laureate and founder of Grameen Bank Dr Muhammad Yunus donated to the US presidential nominee…


Flash flood likely in Bangladesh as India to open all Farakka gates Flash flood likely in Bangladesh as India to open all Farakka gates

The Ganga and many of its tributaries were in spate after torrential rain, and the monsoonal deluge…


President, PM greet Hindu community on Janmashtami President, PM greet Hindu community on Janmashtami

President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in separate messages, today greeted members…


ACC arrests former executive engineer of BWDB ACC arrests former executive engineer of BWDB

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested a former executive engineer of Bangladesh…


Biman to operate addl flights for hajj pilgrims: Minister Biman to operate addl flights for hajj pilgrims: Minister

The Saudi government has approved 15 slots to facilitate the transportation of hajj pilgrims through…


Earthquake jolts Bangladesh, with 6.8 magnitude at epicenter in Myanmar Earthquake jolts Bangladesh, with 6.8 magnitude at epicenter in Myanmar

An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Myanmar on Tuesday evening, with tremors being strongly…


A section of river vessel workers calls of strike A section of river vessel workers calls of strike

A section of river vessel workers who went on an indefinite strike on Monday night to press home their…


US to take ties with BD to new height: Bernicat US to take ties with BD to new height: Bernicat

US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat today said US Secretary of State John Kerry will…


Water levels of 68 rivers fall, 18 rise Water levels of 68 rivers fall, 18 rise

Water levels in 68 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked…


Main Eid congregation at National Eidgah Main Eid congregation at National Eidgah

The main congregation of holy Eid-ul-Azha will be held at the National Eidgah on the Supreme Court premises…


No doubt BNP govt was directly involved in Aug 21 grenade attack: PM No doubt BNP govt was directly involved in Aug 21 grenade attack: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again accused the then BNP-Jamaat government of perpetrating the…


Yes, Kerry coming, Dhaka delighted: FM Yes, Kerry coming, Dhaka delighted: FM

Tightlipped until yesterday, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali today said all the aspects of Bangladesh-US…


Ivy Rahman’s 12th death anniv being observed Ivy Rahman’s 12th death anniv being observed

      The 12th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, former women’s affairs secretary…


John Kerry to visit Dhaka Aug 29 John Kerry to visit Dhaka Aug 29

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Dhaka on a brief one-day visit on August 29 to discuss bilateral…


Bangladesh mission official in Kolkata 'commits suicide' Bangladesh mission official in Kolkata 'commits suicide'

An employee of Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata reportedly committed suicide on Tuesday.…


Human rights violation still continuing in Dhaka jail: NHRC Human rights violation still continuing in Dhaka jail: NHRC

The violation of human rights is still persistent in Dhaka central jail though it has recently been…


Install CCTV cameras at puja mandaps: Police Install CCTV cameras at puja mandaps: Police

Police have urged Puja Udjapan committees to install closed- circuit (CC) TV cameras at puja mandaps…


Reduce your consultation fees, President to physicians Reduce your consultation fees, President to physicians

President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged specialist physicians to reduce their consultation fees and restrain…


Land acquisition in Munshiganj for power plant approved Land acquisition in Munshiganj for power plant approved

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved five development…


Mild tremor in Bangladesh Mild tremor in Bangladesh

A mild tremor was felt in Dhaka and other parts of the country at 8.11 am on Tuesday evening.  …


Banning of cattle fattening drugs demanded Banning of cattle fattening drugs demanded

Speakers on Tuesday at a roundtable discussion in the capital Dhaka demanded imposition of ban on selling…


Govt to recruit 10,000 nurses next month: Nasim Govt to recruit 10,000 nurses next month: Nasim

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said the government would recruit around 10,000…


Dhaka, Canberra discuss ways for widening cooperation Dhaka, Canberra discuss ways for widening cooperation

Bangladesh and Australia on Tuesday discussed the avenues of cooperation between the two countries and…


Dhaka, Islamabad plan to slightly change FOC schedule Dhaka, Islamabad plan to slightly change FOC schedule

Bangladesh and Pakistan are now planning to bring a slight change in the schedule of the upcoming Foreign…


HCD verdict on Nizam Hazari’s JS membership Aug 30 HCD verdict on Nizam Hazari’s JS membership Aug 30

The High Court Division (HCD) of Supreme Court is set to deliver its judgment on August 30 on a writ…


India, Bangladesh in talks to start Kolkata-Khulna passenger train service India, Bangladesh in talks to start Kolkata-Khulna passenger train service

A discussion is on between the Indian and Bangladesh governments to start a passenger train service…


Govt to hold talks with striking vessel workers: Shahjahan Khan Govt to hold talks with striking vessel workers: Shahjahan Khan

Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said the government would hold talks with river vessel workers…


SC wants relocation of ICT by October 31 SC wants relocation of ICT by October 31

The Supreme Court has sent a letter to law ministry asking relocation of the International Crimes…


ECNEC okays 5 projects of Tk 987.80cr ECNEC okays 5 projects of Tk 987.80cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved five projects involving…


Sale of advance bus tickets begins Sale of advance bus tickets begins

  Private Bus operators have started selling advance bus tickets from today to ensure hassle-free…


2 Indian teens back after serving jail in Jessore 2 Indian teens back after serving jail in Jessore

Two Indian teenagers went back home through Benapole on Monday after being held in custody of Juvenile…


River vessel workers on indefinite strike River vessel workers on indefinite strike

    River vessel workers throughout the country went on an indefinite strike on Monday night…

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