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Free Trade Agreement to be signed this year

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreed for entering into a free trade agreement this year.   The two countries came to the decision during official conversations between Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena Details

Khaleda urges govt to take steps to prevent the spread of chikungunya

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday requested the government to take instantly steps to check the spread of mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya. Khaleda Zia in twitter twitted that ‘I Details

Farhad Mazhar was not kidnapped

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Thursday said columnist Farhad Mazhar was not kidnapped, rather he left Dhaka and returned on his own accord.   "After analysing data and Details

Flood keeps 6.5 lakh people marooned in 13 districts

Disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that the government has taken all-out measures for affected people as flood stroke 45 upazilas in 13 districts.   "Almost 6.5 lakh Details

Flood situation deteriorates in 4 districts

The overall flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts has deteriorated further following the gushing water from the upstream and incessant rains. The floodwaters have flooded fresh areas of Details

Remittent rain brings sufferings to city dwellers

Remittent rain since Tuesday morning disrupted the simple life in the capital and most parts of the country. Commuters suffered greatly as main city streets went under water in the old Details

Without NID card BCS candidates can apply for exams

Without NID card BCS candidates can apply for exams   BCS (Bangladesh civil Service) Candidates can apply for  38th  examination without National Identity (NID) card, said Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC).   Public relations Details

Terrorists have no boundary, they have no religion

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said, Terrorists have no boundary, they have no religion and they're simply terrorists.”   Repeating that terrorists have no boundary and religion, the premier also emphasized Details

EC to begin conversations with political parties from July 31

The Election Commission will commence conversations with political parties and other stakeholders from July 31 to organize the next parliamentary elections. ‘The main scheme was finalized after reviewing it in the Details

Court puts accused Sohel on 7-day remand

A Dhaka court on Sunday placed the accused Sohel Mahfuz, an alleged militant leader and a key accused in the Gulshan café attack case, on a 7 -day remand.   Dhaka Metropolitan Details

Decision on ICT act Section 57 to be taken in August

After an inter-ministerial meeting at the secretariat, Anisul Huq, the minister for law, justice and parliamentary affairs, on Sunday said the government would decide on the future of section 57 Details

Shohel Mahfuz supplied explosives to the café attackers: police

The counter terrorism police on Saturday said they have held four people, including one of the suspected masterminds of Holey Artisan Bakery attack at Gulshan in Dhaka.   The suspected militant of Details

Farhad Mazhar was not abducted

Inspector General of Police A K M Shahidul Hoque on Saturday said that as per information available to police, it appeared that Poet and columnist Farhad Mazhar had not been Details

Water levels in 51 rivers go up, 32 fall

Water levels at 51 river stations observed by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have recorded rise while 32 stations marked fall.     Among the 90 monitored stations, one river station Details

Bahauddin Ivan confesses his crime of rape

Bahauddin Ivan who was an accused in a case filed for raping a young girl at his Banani house confessed to his crime during primary interrogation, said the Rapid Action Details

The statement of government over UNESCO-Rampal incorrect

The organizers of the National Committee for Saving the Sunderbans and Bangladesh Paribesh Andolan on Friday said that foreign ministry’s Thursday’s statement claiming the UNESCO’s withdrawal of objections over the Details

4 militants held in Rajshahi

Police in a raid detained four suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Durgapur and Puthia upazilas of Rajshahi early Friday.   The detainees were identified as Aslam, Details

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