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Rohingya issue: UNSC to work hard but sanction on Myanmar not yet

The visiting UN Security Council (UNSC) team on Sunday promised to work hard to resolve the Rohingya crisis but ruled out any sanction by the council anytime soon.   Peru’s Ambassador to Details

CEO of bdjobs.com released hours after detention

AKM Fahim Mashroor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bangladesh’s largest job site bdjobs.com has been released in the afternoon hours after his detention from the city’s Karwan Bazar area. A team Details

‘Dead’ baby comes to life just before burial

Declared dead at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) a newborn baby was found alive hours later when bathing was underway prior its burial in the city’s Azimpur Graveyard on Monday. DMCH Details

Khaleda’s treatment outside jail after consultation with doctors: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said that the government will take decision about the further treatment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia outside the jail after consultation with expert Details

Khulna-Kolkata ‘Bandhan Express’ fails to attract passengers

Although six months have passed since launching ‘Bandhan Express’, a passenger train on Khulna-Kolkata route, it has failed to attract passengers that much for various reasons, including customs complexities on Details

Father, daughter killed in Bagerhat road crash

A man and his minor daughter were killed while his wife sustained injuries when a bus hit his motorbike on Bagerhat-Khulna highway at Kathaltala in Fakirhat upazila on Wednesday. The deceased Details

Education for all is part of vision for inclusive development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has pledged to provide education for all -- the key to achieving the overarching vision of inclusive development in the light of sustainable development goals. “We foresee Details

Train derailment in Gazipur, kills 4

A commuter train derailed in Tongi here on Sunday, leaving four passengers dead and cutting off Dhaka’s rail communications with other parts of the country. One of the deceased was identified Details

New election monitoring alliance formed

A new organisation, titled ‘Bangladesh Election Monitoring Alliances’ (BEMA) to monitor the upcoming national and local elections, was launched in the city on Wednesday. Mostafa Sohel, executive director of Bangladesh Society Details

‘No plan to impose VAT on education’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday ( April 10) said the government has no plan to impose value added tax (VAT) on education, including private universities. She said this while presiding Details

‘No virtual progress in efforts to repatriate Rohingyas’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said although Bangladesh and Myanmar have been making various efforts, including the signing of a deal, to repatriate over a million Rohingyas from Bangladesh, Details

Netanyahu praises Israeli army after killings of Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Israel's security forces after the killing of 17 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, just as condemnation of the Israeli army's use of live Details

Increase infrastructural facilities for scouting: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday directed the ministries and divisions concerned to increase infrastructural facilities for the expansion, development and strengthening the monitoring of scouting in every district. The Prime Details

Keep anti-liberation forces away from power: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged all to remain alert so that the anti-liberation forces can never come to power. “This independence was earned at the cost of the blood Details

BD on right track to make achievement sustainable: UN

UN assistant secretary general Haoliang Xu on Sunday said Bangladesh is on the right track to address the challenges to make the current achievements sustainable and become a developing country Details

Govt moves to tighten grip on money laundering

Fahad Ferdous: Government has decided to pool information resources on money laundering in a single file to better track the capital flight and work in a coordinated way to bring Details

Keep vigil on crimes in jail: President

President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday asked prison authorities to keep vigil on prisoners so that they cannot take drugs and run drug business in jails. “A large number of prisoners are Details

US-Bangla pilot Abid Sultan’s wife suffers brain stroke

A week after US-Bangla Airlines pilot Captain Abid Sultan lost his life in plane crash at Nepal airport, his wife suffered from a brain stroke this morning. Afsana Khanam suffered the Details

Take steps to avoid recurrence of plane crash: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday directed the authorities concerned to take all necessary steps to avoid the recurrence of such plane crash. The Prime Minister also asked them to strictly Details

NEC approves Tk 1,57,594 cr revised ADP

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Tuesday approved a Tk 1,57,594.39 crore Revised Annual Development Programme (RADP), including organisations’ own funds, for the current fiscal year (FY18) downsizing the original Details