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We are further modernizing and strengthening the armed forces

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday reiterated her government’s determination to create modern and strong armed forces keeping pace with the world to safeguard country’s hard-earned independence and sovereignty. ‘We want Details

Police are investigating the incident: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said law enforcers are investigating how poet and columnist Farhad Mazhar set out from his home and what he took with him.     "A case was Details

Case filed against three decreased workers

A case was filed against three decreased workers and eight to 10 unnamed others in regard with the incident of boiler blast at an apparel factory in Gazipur. Assistant sub-inspector Abdur Details

Gandaria gas leak fire burns 7

Seven members of a family have suffered burn injuries in a fire caused by gas leak at their residence in Dhaka’s Gandaria area early Wednesday.   The victims are Sharifa, her mother Details

Raid at Gaibandha Char region comes to an end

The operation at inaccessible Kamarjani and Mollarchar  areas in Gaibandha sadar upazila came to an end at 1pm on Wednesday.   Members of law enforcing agencies did not get any information of Details

Govt prepares all necessary things to defend flood situation during the monsoon

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government has all preparations to defend the flood situation during this monsoon across the country.   When the premier addressed in a function at Details

Farhad Mazhar placed at court for recording statement

Detective Branch of Police on Tuesday on Tuesday afternoon placed poet, writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar before metropolitan magistrate Laskar Sohel Rana for recording his statement. Farhad arrived in the chamber Details

SC prolongs stay on HC order against mobile court

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday prolonged for two more weeks a chamber judge’s order that earlier temporary stayed a High Court verdict announcing operation of mobile Details

Death toll climbs up to 10

Another body of a garment laborer was rescued from the debris of Multi-Fabs Ltd in Nayarapara area of Gazipur on Tuesday morning, raising the death toll from the boiler blast Details

Farhad Mazhar liberated in own custody

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court on Tuesday liberated poet, writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar in his own custody at a bond of Tk 10,000. Metropolitan magistrate Ahsan Habib passed the order Details

Cabinet approves a proposal to operate Bangabandhu Satellite

The cabinet has given approval to a proposal for constitution of the Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company (BCSC) Limited to peacefully operate the country's first-ever Bangabandhu Satellite-1.   The approval came at the Details

Two detained in Netrokona over torturing of child house-maid

A housewife and her husband were detained over allegation of torturing a child house-maid in Netrokona.   The victim Swarnamoni, 8, was rushed to Netrokona Sadar Hospital for treatment.   Acting Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Details

Hill-slide again hits Rangamati

Hill-slide again took place in Rangamati on Monday noon though no terrific incident was reported yet.   Local people said, the incident took place around 12:00 pm at Deppochhari area of Chittagong-Rangamati Details

SC stays HC verdict repealing 16th amendment

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the government appeal against the High Court verdict that had struck down the 16th amendment to the constitution restoring parliament’s power Details

Sylhet flood causes 174 schools shut; 2.5 lakh people marooned

The flowing of water from the upstream and heavy rainfall triggered by monsoon over the last one week flooded vast areas in six upazilas of Sylhet district, leaving about 2.5 Details

Corruption should be stopped and it should not take place in any way

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday warned government officials against corruption saying that there should be no dishonesty in any form. ‘I want work, I want work with honesty; corruption should Details

IG asks for help of people to root out militancy

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Sunday said law enforcement agencies have already broken the backbones of militant groups although the militancy is yet to be stamped Details

515 Bangladeshis held in Malaysia

At least 515 Bangladeshi workers among 1,035 foreign labourers have been held in Malaysia for staying there as invalid migrants.   Malaysian authorities concerned informed to the journalists to have detained Bangladeshis Details

Five killed in lightning strike in Kushtia

At least five people were killed and six other wounded in a lightning strike at an agricultural field at Mirpur upazila in Kushtia on Sunday noon.   The identity of the victims Details

3 female suspects held in Kushtia

Law enforcers on Saturday busted a “Neo JMB hideout” in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia and held three suspected female militants. Among the arrestees, two were instantly identified as Tithi Khatun, Details