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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

Customs officials seize 30 gold bars at Sylhet airport

Customs officials seized at least 30 gold bars worth Tk 1.5 crore from a Biman flight at Osmani International Airport in Sylhet. Sajjad Hossain, an assistant commissioner of custom intelligence, said Details

One detained over ASP Mizan murder case

DB (Detective Branch) have detained a man from Tongi in Gazipur city night in regard with the ASP Mizanur Rahman murder case. Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Details

Muslims face a danger and crisis as some people choose the wrong path of extremism     

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the Muslims face a danger and crisis as some people have chosen the baseless path of extremism.   ‘The whole Muslim Ummah has got trapped Details

National Committee places alternative master plan for power plant

Referring the government’s Power Sector Master Plan 2016 costly, import-oriented and destructive to environment, the main leaders of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resource, Power and Ports Details

Educational institutions must have emergency exits, fire alarms

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Department of secretariat on Thursday said facilities like open veranda, emergency exits and fire alarms must be there in Details

Two Bangladeshis gleaned by BSF from Naogaon frontier

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) gleaned two Bangladeshis from Kalmudanga border area in Sapahar upazila early Wednesday.   The victims were identified as Mahbubur Rahman, 28, son of Shafiqul Islam of Kalmudanga Details

1 killed in Chittagong gunfight

A pirate leader was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Polo Ground area in Chittagong early Wednesday.   The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam Farhad alias Lengra Details

Signal no 3 imposed on maritime ports

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been asked to keep elevated local cautionary signal no three.     The depression over west central bay and adjoining northwest bay off Details