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Stringent security measure taken for peaceful Eid celebration

The entire country has been brought under strict security measure, including in the capital city, with deployment of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police for peaceful and smooth celebration of Details

Quader urges people not to take risky ride on rooftops of vehicles

Obaidul Quader, Road Transport and Bridges Minister on Saturday requested people not to take ride on rooftops of vehicles risking their lives. The accident in Rangpur occurred due to reckless driving. Details

Rangpur road accident kills 16

At least 16 home goer apparel workers were killed and nine others severely injured in a road mishap on Dhaka-Rangpur Highway due to reckless driving of the truck helper at Details

Over 1.5 million pieces of Yaba tablets seized in Bay, 12 held

Members of Rapid Action Battalion on Saturday claimed that they seized 15 lakh pieces of contraband Yaba tablets in the Bay of Bengal at Patenga in Chittagong. A team of RAB-7 Details

Crowd of homebound people at rail stations, bus stands

Railway stations, bus and launch terminals in Dhaka are witnessing over crowed with homebound people as Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festival of Muslims, is knocking at the door.   The city's Kamalapur Details

9 Bangladeshis come back after tarnishing in Indian jail Nine

Bangladeshi including women and children came back home after tarnishing in an Indian jail there for nearly 4 years.   Indian immigration police handed them over to Bangladesh authorities through Benapole check-post Details

Holy Shab-e-Qadr observed across the country

The holy Shab-e-Qadr or Lailatul Qadr, a significant night, per the holy Quran, was observed on Thursday night across the country with due religious dignity and solemnity.   According to the holy Details

Rangamati-Chittagong road link to be recuperated on Wednesday afternoon

The road communication between Rangamati and Chittagong will be recovered only for light vehicles on Wednesday afternoon, nearly eight days after the route became inappropriate for vehicular movement due to Details

Special security deployed at diplomatic areas during Eid

Special security has been arranged for diplomatic areas in Dhaka’s Gulshan, Baridhara and Banani during Eid-ul-Fitr. Law enforcers will be deployed at the diplomatic zones to avoid any untoward situation. Police check Details

Bangladeshi UN official liberated on bail

US prosecutors charged a United Nations employee in New York of committing visa cheating by bringing into the country a domestic worker from Bangladesh and then failing to pay her Details

Tk.6 will be reduced from per kg rice

Bangladesh government has decided to reduce rice price and tk.6 will be cut per kg rice as the govt wanted to lower the import duty on rice in a bid Details

Habiganj can be flooded anytime

Habiganj  can face a danger level flood anytime. The water of Khowai river is flowing above danger level at Masulia point in Habiganj.   The river Khowai is flowing 270cm above danger Details

A Bngladeshi expat killed as van strikes crowd

A van stroke into a crowd of Muslims near a London mosque early on Monday, leaving an expatriate Bangladeshi dead and wounding 10 others in what was being treated as Details

Musa Ibrahim and his friends rescued successfully

Bangladeshi first mountaineer Musa Ibrahim and two Indians, who had got stuck for the last few days at the base camp of Mount Carstensz Pyramid in Papua Province of Indonesia Details

Banani Hotel rape charge hearing Jul 9

A Dhaka court on Monday fixed July 9 as the date to frame indictment after taking it into cognizance against five accused, including Shafat and Shadman, in the Banani rape Details

Two siblings killed in Khagrachhari landslides

Two brothers were killed in another landslide in Guddongchhara area under Ramgarh upazila of Khagrachhari district on Sunday morning.   The deceased were identified as Nur Nabi, 14 and Hossain, 10, sons Details

Musa Ibrahim, 2 Indian mountaineers in trap, rescue operation called off

The effort to rescue Musa Ibrahim and two Indian mountaineers who have been stuck at the base camp of Mount Carstensz Pyramid in Papua New Guinea for last six days, Details

PM comes back home after official visit in Sweden

Prime minister Sheikh hasina has returned home after three-day official visit in Sweden on Saturday.   A VVIP flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage members, landed at Hazrat Shahajalal International Details

2 bodies rescued in Rangamati, now death toll rises to 156

Two fresh bodies of hill track massive landslide victims were rescued from Dumdumia area of Jurachhari upazila in the district on Saturday morning, raising the death toll to 156 in Details

Rescuers start search operation in Kaptai Lake

Rescuers have commenced a search operation in Kaptai Lake of Rangamati on Saturday morning.   They started the operation at 10:00am after locals informed them that a body was seen floating in Details