Awami League sweeps 2nd phase mayoral polls to 60 municipalities By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 17th January, 2021, 00:40

Savar, Sreepur, Mongla, Basurhat, Jhenaidah, Kushtia, Pabna, Natore and most other places have got ruling party mayors   

Awami League sweeps 2nd phase mayoral polls to 60 municipalities

Government to enact new Prisons Act Govt to enact new Prisons Act

According to a law ministry press release, the proposed law would be called Correctional Facilities and Rehabilitation Act for Prisoners


Chief Justice seeks President’s permission to go abroad CJ seeks President’s permission to go abroad

In the letter, the Chief Justice says he will leave the country on October 13 and return home on November 11


1 lakh mts rice import proposal to be placed before cabinet body Wednesday 1 lakh mts rice import proposal to be placed before cabinet body Wednesday

If the Economic Affairs Committee approves the proposal, it will be placed in the Cabinet Purchase Committee meeting for final approval


Singapore sends relief for Rohingyas Singapore sends relief for Rohingyas

Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong receives the relief materials from the Defense and Foreign Affairs Minister of the Singapore


Jamaat ameer, 8 others put on 5-day remand 
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Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Golam Nabi passes the order


No politics over Chief Justice's sickness: Nasim No politics over CJ's sickness: Nasim

Nasim says, "Chief Justice is going to visit doctors abroad and it is totally his personal matter, then why should we interfere over this issue?"


Remain alert to money, muscle power in polls: President Remain alert to money, muscle power in polls: President

The President stresses the need for flourishing democracy and for political stability to ensure sustainable development


Warrant for Khaleda’s arrest a court decision: Quader Warrant for Khaleda’s arrest a court decision: Quader

The minister comes up with the remarks while talking to reporters after visiting a BRTA campaign on road safety at Meghna toll plaza


UNSC resolution not only solution to Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh UNSC resolution not only solution to Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh

The State Minister says the US, the UK and the EU are strongly with B’desh will help the country find a solution to Rohingya crisis at the earliest


Preparations underway for larger influx from Myanmar Preparations underway for larger influx from Myanmar

According to UNHCR sources, many of the new refugees are from the Buthidaung area in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state


Rohingya crisis: Dhaka wants Delhi, other friends to play vital role Rohingya crisis: Dhaka wants Delhi, other friends to play vital role

Dr Gowher Rizvi says Bangladesh and India can resolve any difference of opinion through talks as the two countries have no inherent conflict


Maritime ports asked to lower signal Maritime ports asked to lower signal

It is likely to move in a west or northwesterly direction further inland and weaken gradually


High Court rules on government to take control over grabbed, filled up ponds   HC rules on govt to take control over grabbed, filled up ponds

The court also issues a rule asking for proper management to take over 384 ponds which have already been grabbed illegally


Mass cholera vaccinations begin in Rohingya camps Mass cholera vaccinations begin in Rohingya camps

The UN works with the Bangladesh government to vaccinate 650,000 people living in the sprawling camps


Myanmar must play key role in resolving Rohingya crisis, says Foreign Minister Mahmood Ali Myanmar must play key role in resolving Rohingya crisis: FM

He says that both sides also agreed to form a Joint Working Group in this regard


Supreme Court extends stay on mobile court by three weeks SC extends stay on mobile court by three weeks

The apex court comes up with the order as the state represented by Attorney General Mahbubey Alam pleaded time in the case


Appeal re-hearing in Khalaf murder case deferred Appeal re-hearing in Khalaf murder case deferred

Khalaf Al Ali, 45, was a non-diplomatic official with the consular section of the Saudi embassy


2 neo-JMB men held in Narayanganj   2 neo-JMB men held in Narayanganj

They are associates of militant Abdullah who was killed in a raid in Mirpur


Hearing of 3 war criminals’ appeals on November 21 Hearing of 3 war criminals’ appeals on November 21

They are convicted for their crimes against humanity during the Liberation War


8,000 meters fishing nets seized in Rajshahi
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Department of Fisheries conduct mobile courts as part of the nationwide ban of catching brood hilsha fishes


Nine more bodies recovered in Rohingya boat capsize Nine more bodies recovered in Rohingya boat capsize

The death toll may climb further as many of them are still missing


Rohingya woman held in Gopalganj Rohingya woman held in Gopalganj

Process is underway to send the woman to Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar


UNHCR readies aid amid fresh Rohingya surge UNHCR readies aid amid fresh Rohingya surge

An estimated 10,000 Rohingyas cross into Bangladesh on Monday, local people in the Anjumanpara have reported hearing gunfire in Myanmar


BTRC asked to probe ‘Blue Whale’ game BTRC asked to probe ‘Blue Whale’ game

“A team is working to find out how many people have committed suicide after being instigated by the game,” home minister says


7 Jamaat leaders including its ameer, secy gen arrested Jamaat ameer, secy gen arrested

A team of Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrest them from a house at Road-3 of Sector-11 of the posh area around 8:15pm Monday


BNP treading on 'abnormal' political course, says Information Minister Inu BNP treading on 'abnormal' political course: Inu

He says that BNP was talking incoherently resorted to conspiracy and subversion


Steps taken to smooth pension process: Ismat Ara Steps taken to smooth pension process: Ismat Ara

She says the number of older persons has increased because of enhancing life-expectancy


BNP’s demo Wednesday against Khaleda’s arrest warrant BNP’s demo Wednesday against Khaleda’s arrest warrant

The BNP leader says the government’s ‘vindictive’ attitude has got exposed through the arrest warrant


B Chy to lead Bikalpadhara team at EC’s talks Tuesday

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Bikalpadhara chief and former President AQM Badruddoza will lead a 14-member delegation and place a 12-point proposal at the meeting


Facebook to train 10,000 Bangladeshi youths Facebook to train 10,000 Bangladeshi youths

Facebook to provide training to 10,000 youths on digital marketing and this training will help contribute to B'desh’s journey towards digital economy


Militants under control: Home Minister Militants under control: Home Minister

Asaduzzaman asserts that the anti-militant operations will continue to eradicate militancy from Bangladesh


Speaker leaves for USA to join a parliamentary workshop Speaker leaves for USA to join a parliamentary workshop

The two-day workshop will begin on Tuesday in Washington DC, the capital city of the USA


2nd edition of 'Joy Bangla Youth Award' on Oct 20-21 2nd edition of 'Joy Bangla Youth Award' on Oct 20-21

The two-day award ceremony is set to bring in 50 youth-led new organisations in a single platform


Dhaka  will not  take any ‘suicidal step’ over Rohingya crisis: Foreign minister Dhaka will not take any ‘suicidal step’ over Rohingya crisis: FM

The foreign minister says the entire international community is beside Bangladesh on the issue and all should get united on the mater


All national highways to be 4-lane ones: Quader All national highways to be 4-lane ones: Quader

He says one-way traffic has also played a significant role in decreasing road accidents


Attach priority to national interest to expedite development: President Attach priority to national interest to expedite development: President

He asks students to come out from the old-thinking and enrich themselves with time-befitting ideas or notions


‘Militant’s sister’ surrenders as police cordon off Jessore ‘hideout’ ‘Militant’s sister’ surrenders as police cordon off Jessore ‘hideout’

Tipped off that the militants are staying in the four-storey building, a team of police cordoned off a house in the area around 2:00 am


BBIN MVA: Dhaka, Kathmandu to discuss modalities with Delhi BBIN MVA: Dhaka, Kathmandu to discuss modalities with Delhi

Both Bangladesh and Nepal have agreed to discuss with India the modalities for early implementation of the deal


$112.5mn needed to address Rohingyas’ requirements till Feb: UNHCR $112.5mn needed to address Rohingyas’ requirements till Feb: UNHCR

The additional requirements for 2017 amount to $57.3 million and $26.4 million for 2018

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