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8 suspended Titas officials placed on 2-day remand

A court here today placed eight suspended officers and workers of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited on a two-day remand each in a case filed over the air Read More

Tested workers must be evaluated in committees: Quader

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the time-tested leaders and workers of the party must be evaluated at all levels of committees. Read More

BSF agrees to use lethal weapons as “last resort”

Paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) today wrapped up its talks with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) agreeing to use lethal weapons as “last resort” to check criminal activities on frontiers. “Our Read More

PM mourns death of Hefazat chief Ahmad Shafi

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent Islamic thinker and Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi. In a condolence message, Read More

Ahmed Shafi passes away

Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi, chief of Hifazat-e Islam, passed away at a Dhaka hospital this evening at the age of 102. Shafi breathed his last at 6:20pm at Asgar Ali Read More

UN chief urges int’l community to come together to defeat COVID-19

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on the international community to come together to defeat COVID-19. “The virus is the number one global security threat in our world Read More

50th BGB-BSF DG level talks begin

A four-day border conference between Bangladesh and Indian border guards began at 10.45am today in the conference room of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) headquarters here. BGB Director General (DG) Read More

Former national cricketer ASM Faruque passes away

Former national cricketer and Bangladesh Cricket Board member ASM Faruque died of a cardiac arrest on Wednesday evening, confirmed BCB through a media release. He was 75. Faruque was a Read More

ECNEC approves 4 projects with Tk 534.34cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a total of four projects involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 534.34 crore, including a new scheme for Read More

PM seeks strong global support for climate vulnerable countries

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought a strong support from the international community and G20 to increase adaptation finance for the climate vulnerable countries. “We seek strong support from the Read More

Bangladesh reports 31 COVID-19 deaths, 2,40,643 total recoveries

Bangladesh today recorded 31 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,476 fresh cases overnight. The recovery count rose to 2,40,643 after another 2,372 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the Read More

Vaccine trial resumes as virus continues grim march

Clinical trials of one of the most advanced experimental Covid-19 vaccines resumed Saturday after a brief safety pause, as infection numbers continued to march upward in countries across the globe. Read More

First batch of Sputnik V vaccine has been shipped to Russian regions: Health Ministry

The first pilot batch of the Sputnik Vvaccine against the novel coronavirus for risk groups has been shipped to the regions of Russia, a spokesperson at the Healthcare Ministry told Read More

Bangladesh reports 34 COVID-19 deaths, 2,36,024 total recoveries

Bangladesh today recorded 34 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,792 fresh cases overnight. The recovery count rose to 2,36,024 after another 2,474 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the Read More

Coronavirus death toll passes 900,000 worldwide: AFP tally

The global toll from the coronavirus pandemic has topped 900,000 deaths since it first appeared in China late last year, according to an AFP tally late Wednesday. A total of Read More

Criminals involved in attack on UNO Wahida must be punished:PM

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina today told parliament that those involved in the attack on Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Dinajpur Wahida Khanam must be Read More

AstraZeneca pauses Covid-19 vaccine trial after unexplained illness

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Tuesday it had “voluntarily paused” a randomized clinical trial of its coronavirus vaccine in what it called a routine action after a volunteer developed an unexplained Read More

No way of govt changeover without polls: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today called upon the BNP to wait until the next parliamentary elections if it wants changeover of government. “In democratic system, changeover of government Read More

Increase “determined contributions” to combat climate change: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the South Asian Regional Office of Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Bangladesh, urging all countries concerned to increase their “determined contributions” to combat Read More

Unearth why, how N’ganj mosque explosion happened: PM

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to unearth the reason behind the deadly explosion at a mosque in Narayanganj on Friday night Read More