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3 engineers suspended

The Ministry of Water Resources has suspended three engineers of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) for their alleged negligence and corruption in embankments projects in haors in Sunamganj district.   The Ministry Details

Masterminds of Hefajat mayhem identified

Police have not identified yet the foot-soldiers of Hefajat-e-Islam who ran amok in Dhaka on May 5, 2013, a top official said as explanation for the delay of the trials Details

Bail stayed for suspect Nasir

The Supreme Court’s chamber judge has stayed the bail of suspect KM Nasir Uddin granted by the High Court over the killing of Shirajganj journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul. The decision was Details

We have increased the wages of workers: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said that We have increased the wages of workers. Our aim was to develop the lifestyle of the workers so they can be solvent Details

4 killed,More than 100 houses damaged as nor’wester storm hits Rajshahi

Four farmers were killed and over 100 dwelling houses were damaged as a nor’wester storm whipped nine upazilas of Rajshahi  district on Sunday evening, UNB reports. Meanwhile, five people went on missing Details

4 missing as boat sinks in Padma river

Four people went missing as a boat sank in the Padma River in Dargapara area of the Rajshahi city on Sunday evening during a storm, UNB reports.  Three of the missing Details

International Workers Day being observed

Amid a growing demand for a new salary structure for workers and ensuring their justified rights, the historic International Workers Day/May Day is being observed across the world today.  May Day, Details

Haor peasants to get free agri inputs for next crop: PM

Issuing a note of admonishment that no one will be spared if any negligence is found in haor embankment construction, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said haor farmers will Details

Autopsy report: RMP assistant commissioner committed suicide

Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) Assistant Commissioner Sabbir Ahmed Sarfaraz committed suicide, said doctors of Forensic Department of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital after leading an autopsy on Sunday, reports UNB.   Earlier, the Details

Meat traders threaten work pause from first Ramadan

  Meat traders on Sunday threatened to continue work abstention from the first day of Ramadan if the government does not meet their demands they claim.   The work abstention may turn into Details

Elections to be held in 6 city corporations before parliamentary polls

The Election Commission is taking preparation to hold elections to six city corporations -- Rangpur, Rajshahi, Khulna, Sylhet, Barisal and Gazipur- before the 11th parliamentary elections to be held in Details

Body of assistant commissioner rescued from mess

Police rescued the body of an assistant commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police at the officer’s mess in Rajshahi city on Saturday noon. The body of the deceased, Sabbir Ahmed Sarfaraz, was Details

Fugitive Jhenidah militant killed in Chapainawabganj drive

Chief of Dhaka Metropolitan Police of Counter Terrorism Unit Monirul Islam said one militant, among the four slain militants, who were killed in Chapainawabganj militant den, escaped from Jhenidah militant Details

40 gold bars seized at airport, 2 held

Customs officials detained two women along with 40 gold bars, weighing 4.625kg, from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday morning, reports UNB. On a tipped off, customs officials challenged Details

4 militants killed in Chapainawabganj extremist den

Four militants were killed in Chapainawabganj extremist den at Shibnagar Trimohoni in Shibganj of Chapainawabganj on Thursday.   Rajshahi range deputy inspector general of police M Khorshed Hossain at a news briefing Details

Govt. continues working to modify 12 textbooks

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Thursday said, the government is working to modify 12 textbooks of Class IX- X to make those easily understandable and readable to the students. "We Details

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets David Cameron

Bangladesh would go ahead to grow, former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said there would be no change in this relationship due to Brexit, BSS reports. "There are win-win Details

Railway graft case: Mridha, 2 staff get 4 years in prison

A Chittagong court on Thursday sent three Bangladesh Railway officials in jail for four years in two corruption cases.   The convicts are former general manager of railway Yusuf Ali Mridha, Senior Details

PM inaugurates Digital Island Moheshkhali

Moheshkhali, one of the remotest islands of the country, began its journey as a "Digital Island" as a project in this regard was launched on Thursday, reports BSS. Prime Minister Sheikh Details

Operation Eagle hunt begins at Chapai Nawabganj militant den

Lawmen started an operation that has been named as Operation Eagle Hunt at a suspected militant hideout in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj this evening.   SWAT members began the anti-militancy drive around Details