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EC starts dialogue with Sangskritik Muktijote leaders

The Election Commission has started its conversation with registered political parties through its first meeting with Bangladesh Sangskritik Muktijote.     The meeting opened around 3:00 pm at the conference room of Nirbachan Details

HC asks govt not to allow any industrial within 10 kilometers of the Sundarbans

The High Court has asked the government not to allow any industrial unit to be established within 10 kilometers of the Sundarbans.   The HC bench of Justice Moinul Islam Chowdhury and Details

Zilhajj moon sighted, Eid-ul-Azha to be celebrated on Sept 2

The Eid-ul-Azha will be observed across the country on September 2 as the Zilhaj moon was sighted this evening. The national moon sighting committee declared the decision following a conference in Details

AL and its associate bodies observe the day across the country

Awami League and its associate bodies on Monday are observing August 21 grenade attack day across the country through various programmes including rallies, discussions and special prayers, doa and milad Details

Rail communications between Dhaka to northern and southern districts resume

Rail communications restarted between Dhaka and northern and southern districts around 5:30 pm on Monday after repairing the damaged Railway Bridge at Pauli in Tangail. Rangpur Express crossed the pauli bridge Details

Prime Minister pays tributes to mazar of the great leader Bangabandhu at Tungipara

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has paid tributes to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a floral wreath at the mazar of the great leader marking Details

Govt identifies the locations absconding killers of Bangabandhu

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Kamal has said the government had recognized the locations of the absconding killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members.     The minister came up with remark Details

Five more flood protective dikes break in Raninagar

Five more flood proactive dikes have broken in Naogaon’s Raninagar upazila due to intermittent rain for three days at a stretch and onrush of water from upper lands. The incidents Details

Government to extend hajj flight functions till August 28

Amid deepening crisis over carrying intending hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, the government is planning to increase hajj flight operations till August 28 from August 26, reports UNB.       The government is Details

Floodwaters in the northern districts in the last two days kill 20: Maya

Disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Monday said that twenty people were killed by floodwaters in the northern districts in the last two days.   "A total of Details

We have already imported foodgrains from various countries and more are coming

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government is importing foodgrains from the international market, aiming to face the challenge caused by the ongoing flood across the country.       “We’ve already Details

Foolproof security measures beefed up at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner Mohammad Asaduzzaman Miah has said that foolproof security arrangements have been taken in and around the city marking the National Mourning Day on August 15, Details

Advance bus ticket starts selling from Aug 18

Three weeks are left to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha, private bus operators will begin selling advance tickets from August 18 to confirm hassle-free journey for the holidaymakers.   The decision was taken at a Details

Heavy rain likely for more two days, says Met office

Monsoon rain continued for the second consecutive day on Saturday across the country. This heavy rain brings so much sufferings to people of city life. Met office said, heavy rain may Details

President Abdul Hamid comes back home tonight

President Mohammad Abdul Hamid  is coming back home to night after his health checkup having completed in Singapore hospitals, BSS reports. "A regular flight No SQ-449 of Singapore Airlines Limited carrying Details

Siddiqur returns home today

Government Titumir College student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were grievously inured in police action during a demonstration at Shahbagh in Dhaka on July 20, returned home from India on Friday.   After Details

Firefighters bring Shahjalal Airport fire under control; flight operation now normal

Firefighters managed to douse the fire at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday.     Director (Operation) of Fire Service and Civil Defense Major Shakil said firefighters managed to douse the flame around3:15 Details

Fire breaks out at Air India office at Shahjalal International airport

A fire broke out at the office of Air India at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka this afternoon. A duty officer of fire service control room said, the fire broke Details

Ecnec approves project to mitigate Chittagong’s waterlogging

As the port city of Chittagong has been in the grip of long-lived waterlogging, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Wednesday approved a project involving Tk Details

Wage board for journalists is not necessary

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Tuesday said the proposed wage board for the newspaper houses and media is not necessary as the wages of journalists are higher than Details