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‘No more 2001-like election as per BNP’s dream’

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday (July 12) said there will be no more election in the country like the one in 2001 although BNP keeps dreaming of Details

3 quota reform activists remanded

A court here on Tuesday put three leaders and activists of quota reform movement to two-day remand each in two separate cases filed in connection with an attack on the Details

President flies to London for treatment

President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday left Dhaka for London for health check-up and treatment of eyes. President's Press Secretary Mohammad Joynal Abedin told UNB that a VVIP flight of Biman Details

Max Hospital fires its doctors over Raifa’s death

Two physicians of Max Hospital have been sacked as a probe committee found their negligence in the treatment of minor girl Raifa Khan  that caused her death. The two physicians are Details

Maintain chain of command, PM to PGR members  

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked members of the President Guard Regiment-PGR to discharge their responsibilities remaining loyal to the leadership and maintaining the chain of command. The Prime Minister Details

Heavy rains compounding Rohingya suffering: UNFPA

Executive Director of UNFPA Natalia Kanem has said the heavy rains in Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar district and their impact are already compounding the suffering of Rohingyas, even as Details

3 of a family hacked dead in Pabna

A young man allegedly hacked three of his family members to death at Shona Padma village in Bera upazila early Wednesday.   The deceased were identified as Buli Begum, 35, wife of Details

‘Today we’re all Rohingyas’

Shortly after visiting Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar district, visiting World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Monday said they are all are Rohingyas today. ‘I am extremely humbled and moved Details

UN to put more pressure on Myanmar: Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday said they will put more pressure on Myanmar to make them understand what they should do over the Rohingya issue. "We’re keeping up pressure Details

Charge sheet against 21 in Gulshan attack case soon: CTTC chief

The charge sheet against 21 people will be submitted soon in a case filed over the attack in Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan in July 2016, said the chief of Details

750 meters of Padma bridge now visible as 5th span installed

Around 750 meters of the much-hyped Padma bridge is now visible following the installation of 5th span on pillar no 41 and 42 on Friday (June 29). The span was installed Details

Rohingyas elect female camp leaders

Recently arrived Rohingyas living in the Shalbagan-Nayapara settlement in the district, for the first time, have selected their own Camp Committee, led by women. The election in Shalbagan camp is a Details

‘Outgoing FY to see 7.78pc GDP growth’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told Parliament that the outgoing fiscal year (2017-’18) will see a 7.78 percent GDP growth. “…7.78 percent GDP growth has been projected in the current Details

Voting in Gazipur ends peacefully, counting begins

Amid heavy security, the voting in the Gazipur City Corporation election has ended without any major incident. The counting of votes then started immediately at all polling centres across the Details

PM suggests measures to reduce road fatalities

Amid the growing road fatalities, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday gave a number of directives to the authorities concerned to take necessary steps to reduce road accidents in the Details

‘BD with UN in establishing global peace’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reaffirmed Bangladesh’s firm commitment to remain engaged with the United Nations in its efforts towards preventing conflict and establishing peace in the world. "Bangladesh always Details

Rangamati landslides killing at least 11

At least eleven people died and several others remained missing in landslides in Rangamati’s Naniarchar. One of the villages is Dharmacharon Para in Burihat union, around 70km from the Rangamati city. Details

1,314 candidates were recommended

The final result of 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations under Public Service Commission (PSC) has been published. A total of 1,314 candidates were recommended for different cadres. Around 2.43 lakh candidates Details

Asif denied bail, lands in jail

Asif Akbar to jail in a music piracy case filed by lyricist, composer and singer Shafiq Tuhin under the Information and Communication Technology or ICT Act. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Keshob Details

No internet, phone in Motijheel Jun 8-11

Bangladesh’s telecom authority has said they will keep landlines and internet off in Dhaka’s commercial hub Motijheel from June 8-11. Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) cited the reason to be “transferring Details