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Civil society urges EC to earn public confidence

Civil society members who have already attended the Election Commission’s maiden conversation on Monday have urged the commission to gain public confidence through making their activities visible as an independent Details

A Bogra court puts three Bogra rape accused on three-day remand

A Bogra court on Sunday put] three Bogra rape accused on three-day remand. The accused are Bogra town unit Awami Sramik League convener Tufan Sarkar and two of his accomplices Details

Second-phase gas price hike invalid

The High Court on Sunday has announced the increase of second phase gas price for the domestic use from June 1 invalid.   The rate of household gas is to be reset Details

Safe water supply will be insured by 2021

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that works are running to ensure supply of safe water from surface water sources in all divisional cities by 2021.  "Programmes and processing are going Details

The judiciary should always be free from political influence :CJ

Chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Saturday said that the judiciary should always be free from political influence and impact. The chief justice also requested the government to make a Details

Khulna-Kolkata train service suspended for indefinite period

Passenger train service between Khulna and Kolkata(capital of West Bengal, India) which was launched on April 7 this year, now has been suspended for indefinite period.       Indian railways authorities have reportedly Details

Time is being taken for flawless probe : Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Friday said that time is being taken for Gulshan café attack case to make a flawless chargesheet. The minister said this after opening a painting Details

8 Bangladeshis come back after serving jail in India

At least 8 Bangladeshis have come back home after staying in jail for long time in India. They have returned home through Benapole port in Jessore on Friday, reports UNB. The returnees Details

Freedom fighter Major Ziauddin no more

Retired Army Major Ziauddin Ahmed, a sub-sector commander during Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971, died on Friday.   He breathed his last at Singapore General Hospital on Friday, his elder son Zakir Details

Suspected Rashed held in Natore

Police on Friday said, they held another key suspect of attack in Holey Artisan Bakery at Gulshan in Dhaka. The arrestee was identified as Aslam Hossain Rashed alias Rash, 20. Details

People use boats for movement as heavy downpour downs Dhaka

Heavy rainfall, triggered by active monsoon, originated from Bay of Bengal for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday blocked the country, including capital Dhaka, throwing the life out of gear. Heavy Details

EC has been working independently in every field, including decision making

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the Election Commission (EC) is an independent body and it's working fully independently, BSS reported.    "The Election Commission has been working independently in every Details

Saima Wazed awarded International Champion Award for autism work

Prime Minister’s daughter Saima Wazed Hossain was awarded the International Champion Award from Shema Kolainu, a New York-based School and Center for Children with Autism, for her relentless and innovative Details

We will have to eliminate corruption at any cost

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said, we will have to remove corruption at any cost. We will have to create public awareness and take a strong stance against the Details

Gulshan café attack bomb supplier Sohel Mahfuz put on 10-day remand

A Dhaka court on Tuesday put Sohel Mahfuz, supplier of bombs in the Gulshan café attack, on a three-day remand in connection to Kalyanpur raid.   Jasim Uddin, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Details

Landslides in Hill tracts area kill 4

At least four people, including two children were killed and five others wounded in two seperate landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Kalatoli and Ramu areas of Cox's Bazar on Details

Cabinet forms a high-powered committee to probe case against UNO Salman

The cabinet division on Monday has formed a five-member committee led by an additional secretary to probe filing a defamation case against Barguna Sadar upazila nirbahi officer Gazi Tariq Salman Details

Prime Minister mourns at the death of M Ishaq Mia

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has revealed her profound shock at the death of M Ishaq Mia, an organiser of the Liberation War and former Member of Parliament hailing from Chittagong, Details

Barguna, Barisal deputy commissioner diverged

The deputy commissioners of Barguna and Barisal have been diverged over the case of Barguna Sadar UNO Tariq Salman.    While talking to journalists, Public Administration senior secretary Mozammel Haque Khan on Details

We have given extreme importance to the improvement of the standard of education

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said now the government's navel is on ensuring standard education and making it multifaceted one for building qualified future leaders so that the country Details