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Educational institutions must have emergency exits, fire alarms

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Department of secretariat on Thursday said facilities like open veranda, emergency exits and fire alarms must be there in Details

Two Bangladeshis gleaned by BSF from Naogaon frontier

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) gleaned two Bangladeshis from Kalmudanga border area in Sapahar upazila early Wednesday.   The victims were identified as Mahbubur Rahman, 28, son of Shafiqul Islam of Kalmudanga Details

1 killed in Chittagong gunfight

A pirate leader was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Polo Ground area in Chittagong early Wednesday.   The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam Farhad alias Lengra Details

Signal no 3 imposed on maritime ports

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been asked to keep elevated local cautionary signal no three.     The depression over west central bay and adjoining northwest bay off Details

PEC, Ebtedayee exams to start on November 19

Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee this year exams for fifth episode in schools and madrasa will begin on 19th November.   The date has been determined on Tuesday at a conference Details

Indefeasible security to be taken on Aug 15

Asaduzzman Khan, the minister for home affairs, on Tuesday said the programmes observing the 42nd martyrdom anniversary of the country’s founding president on August 15 would be covered under foolproof Details

3 years jail for illegal trade of human organs

The Cabinet in the weekly meeting at the secretariat has given approval to the draft law, 'Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 2017', targeting to check the illegal trade of human Details

BCL leader killed in Sylhet infighting

An activist of BCL (Bangladesh Chhatra League) was shot dead in a factional clash at Beanibazar Government College in Sylhet on Monday.   The deceased was identified as Khaled Ahmad Litu, 23, Details

High Court determines August 6 for verdic

The High Court will publish its verdict on August 6 over the death references and appeals in the sensational Biswajit Das murder case, UNB reports.   The HC bench of Justice M Details

There is enough foodgrain stock in the country

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said people will not suffer from any food crisis as there is enough foodgrain in the country.   The premier said, “We’re hearing the footfall of Details

CEC declares roadmap for 11th National Election

Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday declared roadmap for 11th National Election. CEC also said, the Election Commission has no scope to ensure a level-playing field before announcing the Details

Four suspected militants capitulate in Ashulia ‘militant den’ raid

Four suspected militants capitulated to members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) during an anti-militant raid on a den at Chakalgram-Chourapara in Ashuliaon Sunday.     Rab Director (legal and media wing) Mufti Mahmud Details

Imran Sarkar gets bail in defamation case

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarkar and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash got bail in a defamation case filed for their remarks ‘hurting’ prime minister Sheikh Hasina during a procession.   A court Details

Maintain good relations, close contact and coordination with all other associate agencies

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked SSF (Special Security Force) personnel to maintain good relations, close contact and coordination with all other associate agencies for ensuring foolproof security circle.     The Details

EC to publish election roadmap Sunday

The Election Commission will officially unveil its roadmap for the next parliamentary elections on Sunday. ‘The roadmap will officially be launched in a book format tomorrow (Sunday),’ EC secretary Muhammad Abdullah Details

Annisul Huq apologizes for his comment on chikungunya

DNCC (Dhaka North City Corporation) Mayor Annisul Huq on Saturday apologized for his comment on chikungunya.     The DNCC mayor on Friday at a press meet at the DNCC Nagar Bhaban said Details

Free Trade Agreement to be signed this year

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreed for entering into a free trade agreement this year.   The two countries came to the decision during official conversations between Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena Details

Khaleda urges govt to take steps to prevent the spread of chikungunya

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday requested the government to take instantly steps to check the spread of mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya. Khaleda Zia in twitter twitted that ‘I Details

Farhad Mazhar was not kidnapped

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Thursday said columnist Farhad Mazhar was not kidnapped, rather he left Dhaka and returned on his own accord.   "After analysing data and Details

Flood keeps 6.5 lakh people marooned in 13 districts

Disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that the government has taken all-out measures for affected people as flood stroke 45 upazilas in 13 districts.   "Almost 6.5 lakh Details