Heavy rainfall likely Heavy rainfall likely

Under the influence of the land depression over Noakhali and adjoining area, heavy to very heavy rainfall…


Bus-truck collision kills 2 in Kushtia Bus-truck collision kills 2 in Kushtia

Two people were killed and 15 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and truck at Chourahash…


Pregnant housewife tortured for dowry in Keraniganj Pregnant housewife tortured for dowry in Keraniganj

A pregnant housewife was tortured allegedly by her husband and in-laws over dowry in South Keraniganj…


Ex-BCL leader killed in Panchagarh road crash Ex-BCL leader killed in Panchagarh road crash

A former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was killed in a road accident on the Panchagarh-Tentulia…


One held over girl trafficking to India One held over girl trafficking to India

Police rescued a young girl while she was being trafficked to India through Putkhali border point here…


10 held in Benapole while returning from India 10 held in Benapole while returning from India

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 10 Bangladeshi people, including five women, while…


Cyclone “Komen’’ weakens gradually as it crosses Ctg coast Cyclone “Komen’’ weakens gradually as it crosses Ctg coast

The coast crossing cyclonic storm “Komen” crossed Chittagong coast near Sandwip at 06am…


GMO propaganda over facts? BBC Panorama and Bt brinjal GMO propaganda over facts? BBC Panorama and Bt brinjal

A BBC documentary claimed 90% success for a controversial GM crop in Bangladesh, Bt brinjal, writes…


After 70 years India, Bangladesh to complete historic land swap After 70 years India, Bangladesh to complete historic land swap

Bangladesh: Bangladesh and India will this week finally swap tiny islands of land, ending one of the…


Minor girl raped by ‘ex-army man’ in Kurigram Minor girl raped by ‘ex-army man’ in Kurigram

A seven-year-old girl has been raped allegedly by a retired army member at Bhuriar Kutir village in…


New pay scale to be implemented in right time: PM New pay scale to be implemented in right time: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the civil servants not to be worried about execution of the…


Cyclone ‘Komen’ makes landfall crossing Chittagong coast Cyclone ‘Komen’ makes landfall crossing Chittagong coast

Cyclone ‘Komen’ weakened as it made a landfall hitting the Chittagong coast near Swandip…


Prepare for march of awakening: Inu Prepare for march of awakening: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today called upon the DCs to collect all memorabilia and artifacts…


Work without political influence, Ashraf tells DCs Work without political influence, Ashraf tells DCs

Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam today asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) to perform…


LBA to be effective from July 31 midnight LBA to be effective from July 31 midnight

The Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) signed on May 16, 1974 between Bangladesh and India will be implemented…


JSC, JDC exam to begin on Nov 1 JSC, JDC exam to begin on Nov 1

The examinations of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) will begin across…


President for united efforts to boost fish production President for united efforts to boost fish production

President Abdul Hamid today stressed the need for taking a programme comprising the government and all…


11 jobs are created for every foreign tourist: Menon 11 jobs are created for every foreign tourist: Menon

"We can earn more from tourism than garments, "Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed…


DSCC unveils TK 2100cr budget DSCC unveils TK 2100cr budget

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) announced a Taka 2,085.36 crore budget for the ongoing fiscal 2015-16…


No holidays for RHD officials in coastal dists No holidays for RHD officials in coastal dists

Bangladesh Road Transport and Bridges Ministry has cancelled the holidays of roads and highways department…


Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong rail link resumed after 2 hours Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong rail link resumed after 2 hours

Rail communication on the Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong routes has been resumed after two hours of interruption…


India’s Presidency University considers PM to confer DLitt India’s Presidency University considers PM to confer DLitt

Kolkata Presidency University has planned to confer honorary Doctor of Literature (DLitt) to Prime Minister…


Tigers’ disappearance from B’desh unlikely: Minister Tigers’ disappearance from B’desh unlikely: Minister

Amid the growing concern over the rapid fall in the tiger population in the Sundarbans following a recent…


7% GDP growth achievable: BB 7% GDP growth achievable: BB

The fiscal target for attaining 7.0 percent GDP (gross domestic product) growth in the current 2015-16…


Cyclone ‘Komen’ may cross Ctg coast by evening Cyclone ‘Komen’ may cross Ctg coast by evening

The Cyclonic storm ‘Komen’ over Northeast bay and adjoining Bangladesh coast remained practically…


Derailment in Brahmanbaria interrupts Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong rail link Derailment in Brahmanbaria interrupts Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong rail link

A container train derailment near Mandabhag station at Kosba upazila of Brahmanbaria interrupted the…


Palak wants optimal use of youngsters' talent to build Digital Bangladesh Palak wants optimal use of youngsters' talent to build Digital Bangladesh

Information and communications technology (ICT) minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak has urged the youngsters…


Joy for taking high-speed internet service to all Joy for taking high-speed internet service to all

Prime Minister's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy…


PM seeks more assistance from Kuwait PM seeks more assistance from Kuwait

Seeking more assistance for various sectors, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday appreciated the…


Arson attackers will not go unpunished: PM Arson attackers will not go unpunished: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday reiterated her government's steadfast stand to take legal…


Shibir leader arrested with 70 cocktails and huge explosives Shibir leader arrested with 70 cocktails and huge explosives

Cops arrested a Shibir leader and recovered 70 cocktails and huge bomb making materials from his possession…


All disaster preparedness is set in Ctg to cope with Komen All disaster preparedness is set in Ctg to cope with Komen

Administration has taken up massive preparation programmes to cope with any eventuality of the cyclonic…


Flight service of Cox’s Bazar airport suspended for bad weather Flight service of Cox’s Bazar airport suspended for bad weather

The authorities have decided to suspend flight service at Cox’s Bazar Airport for bad weather,…


Bangladesh takes Indian tips on civil servants’ selection Bangladesh takes Indian tips on civil servants’ selection

Bangladesh’s Public Civil Service Commission (PSC) chairman Ekram Ahmed yesterday met India’s…


Cyclone Komen may cross Chittagong coast by afternoon Cyclone Komen may cross Chittagong coast by afternoon

The Cyclonic Storm "Komen" over Northeast Bay and adjoining Bangladesh coast moved slightly…


Rapist gets life imprisonment in Rajshahi Rapist gets life imprisonment in Rajshahi

A college-teacher has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a trial court here yesterday on charge…


Tree collapse kills man in Cox’s Bazar Tree collapse kills man in Cox’s Bazar

A man was killed as a tree collapsed on him for strong wind and heavy rainfall in Saint Martin’s…


One arrested with Yaba in Faridpur One arrested with Yaba in Faridpur

One youth was arrested by the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-8 last night with 201 pieces of…


15 injured in Manikganj road crash 15 injured in Manikganj road crash

Fifteen people were injured in collision between a bus and a covered van near Folsatia bridge on the…

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