1. Icardy snatches late winner for Inter in Milan derbyPublished: October 22, 2018 18:37:09

Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi scored a dramatic injury-time winner as they beat city rivals AC Milan at the San Siro in Serie A. The 222nd Milan derby was petering...


2. DU authorities form another probe body for ‘Gha’ unit question leakPublished: October 22, 2018 18:28:53

Dhaka University (DU) authorities on Monday formed a fresh  five-member probe committee to investigate the alleged entry tests question leak of 'Gha' unit under the Social Science faculty. The committee...


3. Erdogan's adviser dismisses Saudi explanation on Khashoggi killingPublished: October 22, 2018 17:35:30

An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has rejected the explanation of Saudi Arabia over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul’s consulate. “One cannot help but...


4. BD earned $41b in 2017-18: TofailPublished: October 22, 2018 17:31:23

Bangladesh earned US$ 41 billion from exports during fiscal 2017-18. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said made the disclosure while replying to a starred question from treasury bench member AFM Bahauddin...


5. PM requests all to follow traffic rulesPublished: October 22, 2018 17:26:13

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all to abide by traffic rules for reducing road fatalities. "Pedestrians are not following traffic rules...there's a necessity to change the habit and stop...


6. Indian envoy makes courtesy call on PMPublished: October 22, 2018 17:24:07

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla made a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in the city on Monday. PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim...


7. Govt plans to construct DMCH’s another unitPublished: October 22, 2018 17:16:05

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the government has undertaken a plan to construct another unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) to provide treatment to additional 5,000 patients....


8. Barishal mayor, councillors take oathPublished: October 22, 2018 17:07:44

Newly elected mayor of Barishal City Corporation (BCC) and its councillors took oath at a function at Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath...


9. Fakhrul slams govt for filing ‘fictitious’ casesPublished: October 22, 2018 16:59:05

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday alleged that the government has been filing 'fictitious' cases to suppress political activists. "We're now deprived of all democratic rights, and...


10. PM addressing press briefingPublished: October 22, 2018 16:45:16

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is addressing a press briefing on her recent trip to Saudi Arabia. The press conference began at the Ganabhaban at 4pm on Monday, reports bdnews24.com. At...


11. Mother ‘commits suicide’ after ‘killing’ daughterPublished: October 22, 2018 16:38:56

A woman allegedly committed suicide by taking poison after killing her 'mentally and physically challenged' daughter in the same way at Goaldanga village in Ashashuni upazila of Satkhira on Monday....


12. Saida Muna Tasneem becomes BD envoy to UKPublished: October 22, 2018 16:30:20

Bangladesh has appointed Saida Muna Tasneem, currently serving as its ambassador to Thailand, as the new high commissioner to the United Kingdom. Foreign ministry of Bangladesh confirmed about the appointment...


13. Zafrullah Chowdhury sued for stealingPublished: October 22, 2018 16:22:33

After facing two recent cases over extortion, Zafrullah Chowdhury, the leader of BNP-backed professional group, has now been sued for stealing. A case was filed against him with Ashulia Police...


14. SI-Club holds breast cancer awareness seminar at IUBPublished: October 22, 2018 16:01:58

Soroptimist International (SI) Club of Dhaka has organised a breast cancer awareness seminar at the Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) in the capital. As October is the month of creating awareness...


15. Japan tells Facebook to improve data protectionPublished: October 22, 2018 15:02:58

The Japanese government is set to tell Facebook to better protect its users’ personal data after a leak involving British firm Cambridge Analytica that affected 87 million users globally, Kyodo...


16. Oracle OpenWorld 2018 launches next era of CloudPublished: October 22, 2018 14:43:20

Oracle welcomes more than 60,000 customers and partners from 175 countries and 19 million virtual attendees to Oracle OpenWorld 2018, the world’s most innovative cloud technology conference. At the annual...


17. Work for people, not for own fortune, PM to public repsPublished: October 22, 2018 14:41:56

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the public representatives to work for the welfare of people, not for making own fortune. "You're elected representatives. People cast votes for you....


18. Two workers die in Chattogram septic tank accidentPublished: October 22, 2018 14:41:43

Two workers have been killed in an accident at a Chattogram WASA Water Treatment Project septic tank. The incident occurred at the WASA water treatment plant in Hathazari Upazila’s Mudnaghat...


19. Gunmen kill 14 in eastern Congo’s Ebola zonePublished: October 22, 2018 14:40:39

Unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 people, including two health workers, on Saturday in an area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where militia violence has hampered efforts to contain...


20. Rajshahi city inks friendship LoI with Yiyang cityPublished: October 22, 2018 14:24:00

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has signed a friendship "Letter of Intent (LoI)" with the China's Yiyang city aiming to promote mutual understanding and friendship between the two countries. The LoI...


21. 40 suffer injuries as RMG workers clash with police in N’ganjPublished: October 22, 2018 14:17:31

At least 40 people were injured in a clash between garment workers and members of law enforcement agencies at the Adamjee Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Naryanganj on Monday morning....


22. Lioness kills father of her three cubs at US zooPublished: October 22, 2018 13:53:15

A lioness has killed the father of her three offspring, suffocating her mate by locking her jaws onto his neck at the Indianapolis Zoo in the US in an attack...


23. ULAB holds 3rd annual confcePublished: October 22, 2018 13:35:12

Leading civil society and NGO sector actors joined key government civil servants to address the sustainability challenge as it pertains to the concrete tasks of project design and implementation. They...


24. PBOC injects $17.3b into marketPublished: October 22, 2018 13:30:59

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank of China, injected 120 billion yuan (about 17.3 billion US dollars) of funds into the market on Monday through reverse repos...


25. Truck makers rev up for rollout of electric big rigsPublished: October 22, 2018 13:30:42

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk put electric heavy commercial trucks on the map in November 2017 when he unveiled the company’s futuristic, battery-powered Semi, booked hundreds of orders...


26. World's longest sea bridge opens WednesdayPublished: October 22, 2018 13:25:30

The world's longest sea bridge, linking the cities of Hong Kong, Macau, and Zhuhai across the South China Sea, is set to open to traffic on Wednesday (October 24), the authorities...


27. DSE gives up initial gainsPublished: October 22, 2018 13:15:35

Dhaka bourse displayed a moderate loss on Monday after a sharp of observed on Sunday. After two hour of the session, the DSE broad index DSEX declined 0.85 per cent...


28. Southeast Asian stock markets inch upPublished: October 22, 2018 12:56:09

Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday as Chinese stocks extended gains from the previous session after Beijing's pledge to support the economy and tackle market volatility. MSCI's...


29. Boat carrying migrants capsizes off Turkey coastPublished: October 22, 2018 12:49:42

Some people drowned and others were hurt after a boat carrying migrants sank near Bodrum, off the western coast of Turkey, broadcaster NTV reported on Monday. No further details were...


30. UCB signs MoU with NAGADPublished: October 22, 2018 12:41:07

United Commercial Bank has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ‘NAGAD’, the digital financial service of Bangladesh Post Office that is operated by Third Wave Technologies Limited. Md...


31. Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replayPublished: October 22, 2018 12:39:27

Saudi Arabia has no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers and will isolate oil from politics, the Saudi energy minister said on Monday amid a worsening...


32. Police sue 150 BNP men for attacking them in ChattogramPublished: October 22, 2018 12:33:17

A case has been filed against some 150 leaders and activists of BNP and its associate bodies on charge of attacking police on the court premises. Police filed the case...


33. Bombardier sues Mitsubishi jet unit over trade secretsPublished: October 22, 2018 12:21:08

Canadian airplane maker Bombardier has sued the aircraft unit of Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, saying former Bombardier employees passed on trade secrets to help Mitsubishi’s oft-delayed regional jet project....


34. President off to Switzerland to attend conferencePublished: October 22, 2018 12:03:18

President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka early Monday for Switzerland to attend two international conferences on investment and security in the Palais des Nations of Geneva. A regular flight of Emirates...


35. Orion's new power plant adds 105 MW to nat'l gridPublished: October 22, 2018 12:02:04

A 105-megawatt (MW) power plant of Orion Power Rupsha Ltd. (OPRL), a sister concern of the Orion Group, has started supplying electricity to the national grid recently. With the completion...


36. Uber to appeal Singapore regulator's decision on Grab dealPublished: October 22, 2018 11:45:07

Uber Technologies has decided to appeal a decision by the Singapore competition regulator that its merger with regional rival Grab violated the city-state’s competition laws, the firm said on Monday....


37. New Barishal mayor Sadiq Abdullah takes oathPublished: October 22, 2018 11:30:10

Newly elected mayor of Barishal City Corporation Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah took oath of office on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath at a ceremony held at Shapla Hall...


38. Asia shares pare losses as China rallies on stimulus hopePublished: October 22, 2018 11:20:11

Asian share markets pared early losses on Monday as Chinese stocks swung higher for a second session and helped offset geopolitical concerns over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit. Blue chips...


39. Tigers beat ZimbabwePublished: October 22, 2018 11:11:44

Opener Imrul Kayes has smashed a career-best 144 to drive Bangladesh to a 28-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first ODI. The win at the Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium...


40. Australia PM offers rare national apology to child abuse victimsPublished: October 22, 2018 11:03:26

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday offered a rare national apology, only the second since 2008, to victims of institutional child sexual abuse and their families, bringing some survivors...


41. Mixed performance of six mutual fundsPublished: October 22, 2018 10:54:50

Some six closed-end mutual funds (MFs) have exhibited mixed performance for July-September, 2018 compared to same period of the previous year. During July-September, 2018 the earnings per unit (EPU) of...


42. Eight BD groups to take part in NASA Space Apps ChallengePublished: October 22, 2018 10:54:28

Eight Bangladeshi youth groups will take part in the international phase of NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018. These eight groups were selected through a competition organised by the Bangladesh Association...


43. BSECL to make smart prepaid metersPublished: October 22, 2018 10:51:26

A joint-venture smart prepayment meter-manufacturing firm-Bangladesh Smart Electrical Company Ltd (BSECL)-was established on Sunday. State-run West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (WZPDCL) and Chinese Hexing Electrical Company Ltd (HECL) floated...


44. Pest attack worries Pirgachha Aman cultivatorsPublished: October 22, 2018 10:42:34

Aman plants on vast tracts of lands have severely been affected by pest and disease at different areas under Pirgachha upazila in the district, making the peasants concerned about the...


45. BB mulls SLR exemption for PKBPublished: October 22, 2018 10:32:13

Bangladesh Bank (BB) is considering to exempt Probashi Kallyan Bank (PKB) from maintaining the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) as the central bank recently sought opinion from the government in this...


46. Western Marine to build tugboat for UAE companyPublished: October 22, 2018 10:30:33

CHATTOGRAM: The Western Marine Shipyard (WMS) Ltd. has secured the second work order for building a tugboat for a company based in the United Arab Emirates. The 67-metre long tugboat...


47. Increased female media workers to ensure gender equality: BNSFPublished: October 22, 2018 10:29:16

Bangladesh Nari Sangbadik Kendra (BNSK) has called for increasing female staff in the media outlets for bringing gender equality through ensuring women's skills at all levels. They also emphasised formulating...


48. Proposed new customs law to facilitate international tradePublished: October 22, 2018 10:25:53

The proposed new customs law has some provisions like assessment to be made based on globally-recognised transaction value to facilitate international trade, officials said. Customs now follow different methods for...


49. Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not awarePublished: October 22, 2018 10:11:50

Saudi Arabia on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a “huge and grave mistake,” but sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the...


50. Dope test must for govt jobPublished: October 22, 2018 10:05:16

From now on, a candidate selected for a government job must undergo a dope test alongside regular health check-up to the done by a medical board. This new guideline will...