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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Ban on fishing in haors withdrawn in Sunamganj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

PM discloses foundation stone plaque of Bangladesh Chancery in Thimphu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday disclosed the plaque of foundation stone of Chancery of Bangladesh Embassy at Hejo in Bhutan, reports BSS. She unveiled the plaque through a colorful function Details

2 Razakars sentenced to death in Kishoreganj

Two Razakars of Kishoreganj district were sentenced to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.   The blamed war criminals are Syed Mohammad Hussain alias Hossain, 64, Details

PM rendered red carpet reception in Bhutan

A red carpet was rolled out as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived at Paro International Airport here on a three-day state official visit.   Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Bangladesh Ambassador Details

BNP does not want Teesta deal under Hasina govt

  The BNP is trying to ensure no deal on Teesta waters can be reached under the Hasina’s government, said Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader. The AL leader made the statement Details

Trial processing of schoolgirl Risha killing case starts

A Dhaka court on Monday commenced the trial of Obaidul Khan, the lone accused in the murder case of 14-year-old schoolgirl Suraiya Akhter Risha. Judge Abul Kashem of Eight Additional Metropolitan Details

3 killed in Bogra road mishap

Three people were killed and 15 others injured as a bus submerged into a roadside ditch at Bogra Simabari Bazar in Sherpur upazila of Bogra early Monday. The deceased are recognized Details

Three Malaysian held with Yaba in Teknaf

Members of BGB(Border Guard Bangladesh) on Monday detained three Malaysian citizens along with contraband pill Yaba from Neitongpara area of Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar. BGB members of Teknaf BOP camp held Details