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8 held in bongshal for running fake cosmetics factory    

Staff Correspondent: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive unearthed a fake cosmetics factory and arrested eight people on French Road at Nayabazar of the city’s Bongshal area Read More

5 killed in Habiganj microbus-truck head-on collision  

Habiganj Correspondent: At least five people were killed and eight other were injured as a microbus collided head-on with a stone-laden truck at Shayestaganj upazila in Habiganj early on Thursday. Read More

JS panel forms sub-committee for textbook errors

Staff Correspondent:The parliamentary standing committee on primary and mass education ministry on Wednesday constituted a three member sub-committee to scan the errors and mistakes in primary school textbooks handed over Read More

9 held while returning to Bangladesh through border by BGB     

Jessore Correspondent: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested nine people, including three women, while they were returning to Bangladesh from India through Raghunathpur border of Benapole on Tuesday. The Read More

Search committee of 6 members formed for EC reconstitution    

Staff Correspondent: A six-member search committee has been formed for the reconstitution of a new Election Commission (EC), said President Abdul Hamid’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin. A cabinet official said Read More

War criminal Enayet died in DMC  

Staff Corresopondent: Enayet Ullah Alias Manju, an accused for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Wednesday. He was 80. He died Read More

Muhith favours 15% VAT again    

Staff Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday reiterated his opinion regarding imposition of 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods and services in the next budget in line Read More

‘Bangladesh is safe for foreigners’  

Online Desk: Overwhelmed by the hospitality and simplicity of Bangladeshi people, a group of Japanese tourists termed the country as a "dream place" for foreigners, especially senior citizens of developed Read More

Overloaded truck not to be allowed on highways: Minister  

Staff Correspondent: As goods transport owners and workers enforced a strike demanding the withdrawal of excel load of vehicles, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said the government will in Read More

Jute bags use mandatory for more 11 goods  

Staff Correspondent:The use of jute bags has been made mandatory for packaging eleven more essential goods, said a notification issued by Textile and Jute Minister on 21 January. Earlier, following Read More