Holy Lailatul Qadr tomorrow night Holy Lailatul Qadr tomorrow night

Muslims across the country are set to observe the holy Shab-e-Qadr or Lailatul Qadr on Saturday night,…


'China rejected' from Cox's Bazar railroad project 'China rejected' from Cox's Bazar railroad project

Bangladesh is reportedly rejecting China's finance for 129-kilometer railroad project via Cox's…


BD's efforts to eliminate trafficking significant: US BD's efforts to eliminate trafficking significant: US

Although the government of Bangladesh does not fully meet the minimum standards for the 'elimination'…


Nine-day Eid vacation begins Nine-day Eid vacation begins

A nine-day vacation begins in the country today on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious…


Suu Kyi positive about deeper ties with BD Suu Kyi positive about deeper ties with BD

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi has said Bangladesh and Myanmar should face “all…


ACC arrests 3 Agrani Bank high officials ACC arrests 3 Agrani Bank high officials

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday arrested three high officials of state-owned Agrani…


JS passes budget for FY 2016-2017 JS passes budget for FY 2016-2017

The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on Thursday passed the national budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 (FY) to further…


IU VC Abdul Hakim Sarker removed IU VC Abdul Hakim Sarker removed

The government on Thursday removed Vice Chancellor of Islamic University (IU) Prof Abdul Hakim Sarker…


Jumatul Wida tomorrow Jumatul Wida tomorrow

The holy Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, will be observed in the country…


Militants created by Govt : Rizvi Militants created by Govt : Rizvi

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleged that militants are created by government…


4-lane highways to be inaugurated July 2 4-lane highways to be inaugurated July 2

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the four lane Dhaka-Chittagong highway and the four lane…


2 Bangladeshis killed in UAE road accident 2 Bangladeshis killed in UAE road accident

Two Bangladeshis were killed as a speedy vehicle ran over them in Al-Dayed road  of  United…


Protect freedom of expression, rights of citizens: Swire Protect freedom of expression, rights of citizens: Swire

The United Kingdom has urged Bangladesh, as a vibrant, modern and rapidly growing democracy, to protect…


BIWTC starts special Eid services today BIWTC starts special Eid services today

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) will start special services with five ships from…


Lufthansa official visits HSIA cargo village Lufthansa official visits HSIA cargo village

German’s state-owned airline Lufthansa top official visited the cargo village of Hazrat Shahjajal…


Two special trains to Sholakia on Eid day Two special trains to Sholakia on Eid day

Bangladesh Railway will operate two special trains on the Eid day on Bhairab-Kishoreganj and Mymensingh-Kishoreganj…


Democracy ‘broken down’ in Bangladesh: British MP Democracy ‘broken down’ in Bangladesh: British MP

British MP Simon Danczuk has said democracy has now ‘broken down’ in Bangladesh and there…


BTRC to get cyber threat info from Microsoft BTRC to get cyber threat info from Microsoft

State minister for the Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Tarana Halim on Wednesday…


US ready to help BD enhance aviation security: Minister US ready to help BD enhance aviation security: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said the US government is keen to help Bangladesh enhance…


Protect young students from radicalization, urges Nahid Protect young students from radicalization, urges Nahid

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday urged Islamic scholars, teachers and parents to take…


Voting in 8 municipalities on Aug 7: EC Voting in 8 municipalities on Aug 7: EC

Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday declared schedule for elections to eight municipalities on Wednesday.…


Dhaka, Tokyo ink deals on 6 mega-projects Dhaka, Tokyo ink deals on 6 mega-projects

The government today signed separate deals with Japan on six projects, including one for construction…


RCC mayor gets state minister status RCC mayor gets state minister status

The government today upgraded the post of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) mayor to the status equivalent…


JS passes Money Bill, 2016 JS passes Money Bill, 2016

The Money Bill, 2016 was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad today as determined by the House with some changes…


PM hopes opening of Padma Bridge by 2018 PM hopes opening of Padma Bridge by 2018

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said that her government was confident enough to open the…


How to stop bulldozing the Bay of Bengal? How to stop bulldozing the Bay of Bengal?

Bangladesh's ban on vessels which are purpose-built for bottom trawling is a step in right direction…


Private car ceiling for each family, Minister tells JS Private car ceiling for each family, Minister tells JS

To ease the overwhelming traffic congestion in the capital, the government is all set to set the ceiling…


Passport issuance most corrupted among public services Passport issuance most corrupted among public services

Passport issuance is the most corrupted sector among public services in Bangladesh. About 77.7 percent…


22 held for involving with false SIM registration 22 held for involving with false SIM registration

Police have arrested 22 people over the allegation of involvement with false SIM registration.  …


Saudi road crash leaves 2 Bangladeshis dead Saudi road crash leaves 2 Bangladeshis dead

Two Bangladeshi nationals were killed and five others injured in a road accident in Saudi Arabia early…


PM for boosting trade ties with Mongolia PM for boosting trade ties with Mongolia

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday put emphasis on further boosting trade and business between…


Farakka causes rapid fall in gharial population: CCF Farakka causes rapid fall in gharial population: CCF

The Farakka Barrage constructed on the Indian part of Ganges River in 1975 has largely contributed to…


10 years imprisonment for 2 JMB men in Jamalpur 10 years imprisonment for 2 JMB men in Jamalpur

A court here on Tuesday convicted two members of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in an explosion…


Ahsania Mission awarded as best drug rehab Ahsania Mission awarded as best drug rehab

Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) received first prize for their outstanding contribution in drug treatment…


No security risk at airport: Menon No security risk at airport: Menon

Ruling out any security risk at the airport, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon on…


Growing Hilsa harvest, minister credits BFRI Growing Hilsa harvest, minister credits BFRI

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Mohammad Sayeedul Haque today credited the Bangladesh Fisheries Research…


Brexit no concern for Bangladesh's export in EU Brexit no concern for Bangladesh's export in EU

German Ambassador in Bangladesh today reassured that, Brexit will not be a major concern for Bangladesh's…


Embankments to be redesigned Embankments to be redesigned

The government is planning to launch a project for redesigning embankments and re-dredging rivers and…


India to simplify visa process, says high commissioner India to simplify visa process, says high commissioner

India is planning to establish a separate visa center in Dhaka to simplify and speed up the processing…

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