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‘Outlawed party leader’ killed in ‘gunfight’

A suspected top leader of outlawed ‘Janajuddha Party’ was killed in an alleged gunfight with police at Bhalaipur on Chuadanga-Meherpur road in Sadar upazila early Wednesday.  The deceased was identified as Details

In Jessore garage fire 2 brother killed

Assistant Director of Jessore Fire Service and Civil Defence Station Parimal Chandra Kunda said the fire originated around 8:30pm following the blast of an electric transformer when denting was going Details

Party registration deadline expires on Dec 31 amid poor response

Only seven political parties have so far applied to the Election Commission EC seeking registration though the application deadline this time expires on December 31 next. Unlike 2013 and 2008, this Details

Celebrated Christmas

The Christian community celebrated Christmas Day in the country as elsewhere across the world on Monday (Dec 25), commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas, the biggest religious festival of the Details

Review petition filed against 16th amendment verdict

The prosecution on Sunday filed a review petition seeking cancellation of the full verdict of the Supreme Court that upheld a High Court judgment scraping the 16th constitutional amendment.  The petition Details

2 ‘robbers’ killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’

Two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Zafarganj union in Debidwar upazila early Saturday. Tipped off that a gang of bandits was preparing to commit robberies, Details

‘Missing’ NSU teacher returns home

University teacher Mubashar Hasan Caesar, who went missing one and half months ago, returned home in Dakkhin Banasree area of the capital city in the early hours of Friday. Mubashar, an Details

Mostafiz wins Rangpur city polls

Jatiya Party candidate Mostafizur Rahman won the Rangpur City Corporation polls defeating his nearest rival Awami League contender Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu by a huge margin in the election held in Details

Strictly maintain discipline, PM asks BGB members

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday hoped that the members of Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) will work for the development of the country maintaining their discipline strictly. “I always want this Details

Journo Utpal finally found ‘safe’; returning home

Two months and 10 days after he went missing from the city, journalist Utpal Das was found ‘safe’ on Tuesday night and returning home. “Now, I’m at a refueling station in Details

Armed Forces need to work together with people: PM

Praising the Armed Forces for their involvement in development activities, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said they need to work together with people to ensure the desired development of Details

MP Golam Mostafa laid to rest

Golam Mostafa, MP from Gaibandha-1 constituency who passed away at a hospital in the capital after suffering injuries in a road accident, was laid to eternal rest here on Tuesday Details

Voting begins at Rangpur city polls

Voting in the election to Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) election began on Thursday morning amid a four-tier security measure having the presence of over 5,500 security personnel. The balloting in 193 Details

47th Victory Day today

The nation is celebrating 47th Victory Day today with elaborate programmes to pay deep homage to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the country during the Liberation War Details

Livestock Minister Sayedul Hoque is no more

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque passes away at a city hospital on Saturday morning. He was 75. He breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) around Details

Ex-Ctg mayor ABM Mohiuddin dies

Former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and city Awami League President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury passed away at a hospital in the port city early Friday. He was 73.  Mohiuddin Chowdhury breathed Details

President, PM pay tribute to martyred intellectuals

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tributes to the martyred intellectuals by placing wreaths at the Martyred Intellectual graveyard in Mirpur area of Dhaka early on Wednesday. The Details

PM opens 4-day Digital World exposition

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday inaugurated the four-day Digital World, the biggest ICT exposition in Bangladesh, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre here with the slogan ‘Ready for Tomorrow’. ICT Division Details

2 BD youths shot dead by BSF in Rajshahi

Two Bangladeshi young men were shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Bhubanpara bordering area of Godagari upazila early Sunday. Locals said BSF members opened fire Details

River protection dam collapses in Sirajganj

A portion of the Jamuna River protection embankment collapsed again at Chauddarashi of Chauhali upazila on Friday. At least a 150-metre portion of the dam went into the gorge of the Details