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Voting begins at Rangpur city polls

Voting in the election to Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) election began on Thursday morning amid a four-tier security measure having the presence of over 5,500 security personnel. The balloting in 193 Details

47th Victory Day today

The nation is celebrating 47th Victory Day today with elaborate programmes to pay deep homage to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the country during the Liberation War Details

Livestock Minister Sayedul Hoque is no more

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque passes away at a city hospital on Saturday morning. He was 75. He breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) around Details

Ex-Ctg mayor ABM Mohiuddin dies

Former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and city Awami League President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury passed away at a hospital in the port city early Friday. He was 73.  Mohiuddin Chowdhury breathed Details

President, PM pay tribute to martyred intellectuals

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tributes to the martyred intellectuals by placing wreaths at the Martyred Intellectual graveyard in Mirpur area of Dhaka early on Wednesday. The Details

PM opens 4-day Digital World exposition

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday inaugurated the four-day Digital World, the biggest ICT exposition in Bangladesh, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre here with the slogan ‘Ready for Tomorrow’. ICT Division Details

2 BD youths shot dead by BSF in Rajshahi

Two Bangladeshi young men were shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Bhubanpara bordering area of Godagari upazila early Sunday. Locals said BSF members opened fire Details

River protection dam collapses in Sirajganj

A portion of the Jamuna River protection embankment collapsed again at Chauddarashi of Chauhali upazila on Friday. At least a 150-metre portion of the dam went into the gorge of the Details

Robot ‘Sophia’ meets Prime Minister Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will set up one high-tech park in every district to flourish the ICT sector.  "Necessary incentives will also be given if the Details

Every district to get high-tech park: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government will set up one high-tech park in every district to flourish the ICT sector.  "Necessary incentives will also be given if the Details

15km tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

A 15-kilometre long tailback was created on Dhaka-Tangail highway due to slow vehicular movement caused by potholes in Elenga area since Friday midnight. Tariqul Islam, a sub-inspector at Elenga Highway police Details

PM off to Cambodia on 3-day official visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for Phnom Penh on Sunday morning on a three-day official visit to Cambodia at the invitation of her Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen. A VVIP flight Details

Dhaka North Mayor Annisul Huq no more

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq lost the battle for life in a London hospital last night, after nearly three months' treatment there. He breathed his last at 10:23pm Bangladesh Details

Pope begins key Bangladesh visit

Pope Francis has arrived in Bangladesh on a visit likely to be dominated by the issue of Muslim Rohingya refugees who have fled from Myanmar. The Pope arrived from Myanmar, where Details

Bangladesh enters nuclear world

Bangladesh on Thursday entered the nuclear world as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the main construction work on the much-awaited Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, the maiden nuclear plant of the Details

Bangladesh mutiny case: 139 soldiers to face gallows

In what observers have dubbed Bangladesh's "biggest-ever criminal case", 139 mutineers of a defunct paramilitary force were sent to gallows by the country's High Court (HC) on Monday. Life sentences for Details

Rab cordons off militant den in Chapainawabganj

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) cordoned off a house in Char Alatuli union of Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila from early Tuesday suspecting it a militant den. Col Mahabub ALam, commanding officer Details

Govt wants solution to Rohingya crisis keeping ties unharmed: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government wants to solve the Rohingya crisis keeping the 'good relations' with neighbouring Myanmar unharmed. "We want to resolve the crisis keeping the Details

Folk singer Bari Siddiqui no more

Noted folk singer and composer Bari Siddiqui died at a city hospital early Friday. He was 63. He breathed his last at Square Hospitals around 2:30am, Shabbir Siddiqui, son of Bari Details

Ex-Jamaat MP among 6 Gaibandha ‘Razakars’ to die for war crimes

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Wednesday sentenced six war criminals of Gaibandha, including former Jamaat lawmaker Abdul Aziz known as ‘Ghoramara Aziz’, to death for committing crimes against humanity Details