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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

PM to visit Sunamganj haors on Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will have a visit in Sunamganj haor areas on April 30 in the backdrop of flash floods, crop and livestock loss in the region. Sunamganj district Deputy Details

‘Ensure that common people do not fall victim to unnecessary torture’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to ensure that common people do not fall victim to unnecessary torture and oppression during their Details

7 HSC candidates detained over question paper leak

A mobile court in Keraniganj detained seven HSC candidates and a cybercafe owner in front of Joypara Degree College in Dohar upazila on charge of leaking a question paper minutes Details

Police cordon off ‘militant dens’ in Rajshahi

Police on Tuesday fenced off a one-kilometer area in Rajpara of Rajshahi city, and searching for extremists at suspected extremists’ dens at Tultulipara, Haragram, Purbapara and Court College areas in Details

Bomb-like object found in Sylhet school

An educational institute of Sylhet was declared shut for today after a bomb-like object and explosive material was found inside the building.   The students of Scholars Home School and College first Details

Ban on fishing in haors withdrawn in Sunamganj

A day after Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) confirmed that the radiation levels in the flashflood-hit haor region were not minacious, Fisheries Department today withdrew the ban on fishing at Details

Hearing on 11 cases against Khaleda postponed

The Dhaka court on Tuesday postponed the hearing on 11 cases against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Judge Qamrul Hossain Molla of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge court issued the order and fixed Details

‘Expedite relief operation in Haor areas’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday directed the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry and authorities concerned to further accelerate the relief and other related operations in the flashflood-hit Haor areas Details

Embankment breaches in Sunamganj, new areas flooded

New areas in Jamalganj upazila of Sunamganj flooded after cracks took place at different points on the embankment of Paknar Haor last night.   All measures that have been taken by locals Details

Boiler blast kills 2 workers in Kushtia

Two laborers were killed in a fire following a boiler blast in BSCIC industrial area of the Kushtia district on Monday noon, UNB reports.   Liakat Ali, assistant director of Kushtia Fire Details

PM to confirm educational support for every child

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the officials concerned to ensure that the educational supports offered by the government reach properly to all deserving children to build a modern Details

Cargo turns over, launch sinks partially in Kirtonkhola

A coal-laden cargo sank in Kirtonkhola river of Barisal as it collided head-on with a passenger launch on Saturday afternoon. No casualties were reported immediately, our Barisal correspondent reports quoting witnesses Details

14 drums explosives recovered from militant den

The law enforcers have rescued 14 drums Hydrogen Peroxide from the militant den at Porahati village of Jhenidah sadar upazila on Saturday morning. The explosives have been brought out from the Details

Heavy rain inundates parts of Chittagong city

Heavy precipitation on Friday morning caused unbearable sufferings to the residents of port city, Chittagong as its low-lying areas went under nearly knee-deep water. Downpour since 5:00am flooded Bahaddar Hat, Bakalia, Details

Police cordon off a militant den in Jhenidah

Police cordon off a house as militant suspect den at Porahati area in the district of Jhenidah this evening. Monirul Islam, head of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit, said some Details

7 war criminals detained in Khulna

Police in separate raid held seven war crimes suspects from their houses in Dumuria upazila early Friday, reports UNB. The arrestees are identified as Abdur Rahim, Shamsur Rahman, Zahan Ali Biswas, Details

2 laborers burnt by acid on Benapole border

Two workers on Benapole Border on Thursday were burnt by acid while loading imported goods on truck. The injured are identified as Yakub Ali, 42 and Ashfak. The incident took place around Details