1. Bangabandhu gives complete constitution in 9-month: PMPublished: November 18, 2017 17:25:30

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has formulated a 'complete constitution' within 9 months to our nation. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the remarks at rally to celebrate...


2. ACC to educate youth about corruption falloutPublished: November 18, 2017 17:23:21

Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission(ACC)Iqbal Mahmood has said the agency will prepare itself to educate the country’s younger generation about the bad effects of corruption, while continuing its usual punitive...


3. Customs officials detain two at Shahjalal airportPublished: November 18, 2017 16:58:14

Customs officials arrested two persons along with three gold bars and 148 cartons of foreign cigarette from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital. "We arrestee one Abdul Alim Bhuiyan...


4. Abducted businessman Aniruddha returns homePublished: November 18, 2017 16:46:56

Businessman Aniruddha Kumar Roy, who was abducted on August 27 from Gulshan in Dhaka, has returned home on Friday. Roy's wife Shashwati Roy said confirmed his return to Gulshan home....


5. Singer Bari Siddiqui hospitalisedPublished: November 18, 2017 16:22:21

Eminent singer and composer Bari Siddiqui was admitted to Square Hospital in the capital on Friday night.He has been suffering from kidney-related problems for a couple of years, said Shabbir...


6. Winter vegetables bring smiles on farmers’ facesPublished: November 18, 2017 15:59:03

Varieties of early winter vegetables have bring smiles on farmer's faces in Rajshahi, which started appearing in both retail and wholesale markets for the last couple of days. Farmers in...


7. Arrest warrants against BCL activists MC CollegePublished: November 18, 2017 15:55:32

A judicial probe has found evidence of the involvement of 29 people, including Bangladesh Chhatra League activists, in the arson of several dormitories at Sylhet MC College. The investigation committee...


8. PM joins Suhrawady Udyan rallyPublished: November 18, 2017 15:47:11

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has joined the rally to celebrate the recognition of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's historic March 7 speech by UNESCO. A citizen committee has organised the rally...


9. Police recover throat-slit body in JessorePublished: November 18, 2017 15:31:23

Police found the throat-slit body of a man at Krishnabati village in Monirumpur upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was Akbar Ali, 55, a day labourer and son of Abu...


10. Robi to bring iPhone X 7 DecPublished: November 18, 2017 15:20:37

Telecom-operator Robi Axiata Limited is going to bring iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, starting on upcoming 7th December. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone X beginning 1st...


11. Khaleda to sit with BNP leaders tonightPublished: November 18, 2017 15:19:29

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to sit with her party’s vice-chairmen on Saturday night to discuss over the issue of the country’s latest political situation. The meeting is scheduled...


12. RU students demo protesting student abductionPublished: November 18, 2017 15:05:47

Students of Rajshahi University staged a sit-in program on Saturday morning the residence of University Vice- Chancellor protesting the abduction of a female student from the campus. A 4th year...


13. Growing popularity of WeChatPublished: November 18, 2017 15:00:14

The growing popularity of WeChat is a result of continuous research and development behind making the app not only user-friendly but useful as well. According to public reports, it has...


14. Prime University arranges ‘Story Telling’ competitionPublished: November 18, 2017 14:44:29

Language Institute of the Prime University has organised a story telling competition in its conference hall recently. Prof Dr M Abdus Sobhan inaugurated the competition as the chief guest, says...


15. Serena Williams weds Alexis OhanianPublished: November 18, 2017 14:44:06

The 36-year-old tennis star Serena Williams has finally tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The ceremony took place at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans with a...


16. Onion prices double in a yearPublished: November 18, 2017 14:40:30

The skyrocketing of onion prices has stopped, but the near-indispensable cooking ingredient in Bangladeshi households is still selling at double the price it was in the same period last year....


17. Five Bangladeshis named in Paradise PapersPublished: November 18, 2017 14:37:12

Names of five persons of a Bangladeshi family have surfaced in The Paradise Papers as shareholders of NFM Energy Ltd, a gas drilling exploration company. The fivesome are businessman-cum-BNP Vice...


18. Bangladesh to participate in Nidahas trophyPublished: November 18, 2017 14:27:31

Bangladesh is set to play a tri-nation T20 series against India and Sri Lanka in March 2018 to mark Sri Lanka's 70 years of independence. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced...


19. Christian Bale goes from Batman to 'baldman'Published: November 18, 2017 14:01:09

The Hollywood star Christian Bale has loaded on the pounds for a new role and cut off his thick hair for a fresh crop at the age of 43. He...


20. ICRC regional director due SundayPublished: November 18, 2017 13:53:31

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regional director for Asia and the Pacific Boris Michel is scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on Sunday to visit Rohingya refugee camps...


21. Cops arrest 19 in southern Sri LankaPublished: November 18, 2017 13:51:28

Sri Lankan police on Saturday arrested at least 19 people after violentclashes erupted in the southern Galle District Friday night. A police curfew which had been imposed in six areas...


22. Chinese FM sits with BD FMPublished: November 18, 2017 13:35:43

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sat in a meeting with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Saturday. The meeting began at 1 pm at the state guest house 'Meghna' in...


23. Keraniganj ‘gunfight’ kills drug peddlerPublished: November 18, 2017 13:24:22

A suspected drug peddler was killed when took a 'gunfight' took place between the members of Detective Branch of police and drug peddler in Khejurbagh area here early Saturday. A...


24. Citi pays tribute to Ferdous WahidPublished: November 18, 2017 13:14:55

Citi Bangladesh recently organised its annual event “Gaane Gaane Gunijon Shongbordhona” to celebrate the lifetime contributions of renowned artiste Ferdous Wahid. At the event, eminent musical composer, Alauddin Ali and...


25. Australia's oldest human remains return homePublished: November 18, 2017 13:05:26

For decades, Australia's oldest human remains - an Aboriginal man who died about 42,000 years ago - have been stored at a university in Canberra. But on Friday, the skeleton...


26. BIA accords reception to IDRA chairmanPublished: November 18, 2017 12:38:38

Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) accorded a reception to the chairman of IDRA, Mohd Shafiqur Rahman Patwary recently at Dhaka Club, said a statement. Top business leaders and functionaries of different...


27. EC warns against NID corruptionPublished: November 18, 2017 12:27:47

The Election Commission, or EC, is prepared to take tough action against any irregularity, harassment and financial corruption involved in national identification services. The National Identity Registration Wing has issued...


28. Five die as Kenya Police battle Odinga supportersPublished: November 18, 2017 12:17:19

Five people have been killed in Kenya's capital Nairobi as police broke up crowds of opposition supporters. At least two of the victims were shot dead, reports said, while others...


29. Syria toxic gas inquiry to endPublished: November 18, 2017 12:06:37

An international investigation into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria will end on Friday after Russia blocked for the third time in a month attempts at...


30. Rohingya crisis may hurt investment in Myanmar: IMFPublished: November 18, 2017 12:04:10

The International Monetary Fund on Friday said the Rohingya refugee crisis may dampen investment in Myanmar as the country faces international pressure over its treatment of the Muslim minority. However,...


31. Princes play Star Wars stormtroopersPublished: November 18, 2017 11:59:34

Princes William and Harry have cameo roles as stormtroopers in the next Star Wars film, actor John Boyega has said. The royals visited the set of The Last Jedi in April 2016...


32. Hariri leaves Saudi ArabiaPublished: November 18, 2017 11:53:31

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has left Saudi Arabia for France, a TV channel owned by his family says. Mr Hariri earlier denied claims he was being held hostage in...


33. US stocks end week on sour notePublished: November 18, 2017 11:44:22

Wall Street ended the week on a sour note on Friday, with major indexes slipping modestly as investors weighed the fate of the Republicans’ tax overhaul plan. Investors have been...


34. U-loop hits snags at startPublished: November 18, 2017 11:42:06

A project of Dhaka North City Corporation or DNCC to set up 11 U-loops at the key points of the street from Saatrasta to Uttara in Dhaka has hit a...


35. AL's citizen gathering today not to counter BNP rally: QuaderPublished: November 18, 2017 11:25:01

Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader said on Friday citizens' gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan today (Saturday) does not run counter to political programme of BNP, reports BSS. "Tomorrow's citizen...


36. Stocks extend winning streak for third weekPublished: November 18, 2017 11:11:35

Stocks extended the winning streak for the third week in a row as enthusiastic investors keep their appetite for large-cap issues amid optimism. Market-insiders said the positive momentum in large-cap...


37. BGB rescues 12 BD nationals at BenapolePublished: November 18, 2017 11:06:06

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 12 Bangladeshi nationals, including five women and two children, from Sadipur bordering area at Benapole on Friday night while they were being trafficked...


38. AL Parliamentary Party to sit WednesdayPublished: November 18, 2017 11:04:06

A meeting of Awami League Parliamentary Party (ALPP)is scheduled to be held at the conference room of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 7:30 pm...


39. RAB detains suspected arms trader with armsPublished: November 18, 2017 10:56:02

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an alleged arms trader along with a pistol and bullets from Shahapur Munshipara village in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district on early Saturday. ...


40. Rally to mark Mar 7 speech recognition todayPublished: November 18, 2017 10:56:00

A citizen committee is organising a rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka city today (Saturday) to celebrate the UNESCO recognition of historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur...


41. US tax cuts not likely this year: EconomistsPublished: November 18, 2017 10:55:58

US Republicans are not expected to push major tax cuts through Congress this year, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll. The optimism about a tax overhaul...


42. Strong quake rattles TibetPublished: November 18, 2017 10:35:59

A strong 6.9- magnitude earthquake shook Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at 6:34 am Saturday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). No casualty was immediately...


43. Germany bans children's smartwatchesPublished: November 18, 2017 10:33:25

A German regulator has banned the sale of smartwatches aimed at children, describing them as spying devices. It had previously banned an internet-connected doll called, My Friend Cayla, for similar...


44. Global banks flag concerns over US Senate tax proposalPublished: November 18, 2017 10:19:05

Global banks raised concerns on Friday over a provision in the US Senate tax bill aimed at cracking down on tax avoidance by multinational corporations that they said could hurt...


45. US proposes to discuss BD port security, energy tiesPublished: November 18, 2017 10:11:29

The United States has proposed to discuss some business and bilateral issues, including port security, with Bangladesh authorities concerned, sources said. US Ambassador in Dhaka, Marcia Bernicat, will meet Shipping...


46. Buyers suddenly circle top US media cosPublished: November 18, 2017 10:02:43

All of a sudden, it seems, everybody wants to own a US media company. In the last few weeks, several of the world’s biggest telecommunications and media companies have started...


47. Widening 15km road costs Tk 2.26 billion!Published: November 18, 2017 10:00:15

A 15.5-kilometre regional highway is going to be widened at a cost of Tk 2.26 billion which some insiders even consider inflated. It will require Tk 145.8 million for widening...


48. Trump reverses elephant trophy import policyPublished: November 18, 2017 09:59:02

President Donald Trump has suspended the import of elephant hunting trophies, only a day after a ban was relaxed by his administration. Imports of trophies from elephants legally hunted in...


49. Metro-rail project stands to suffer for mass deputationsPublished: November 18, 2017 09:39:21

A faulty recruitment plan mainly focused on deputations for metro-rail projects is likely to hinder the ongoing process of developing three mass rapid-transit (MRT) lines in the city, sources said....


50. Metro-rail project stands to suffer for mass deputationsPublished: November 18, 2017 00:21:25

A faulty recruitment plan mainly focused on deputations for metro-rail projects is likely to hinder the ongoing process of developing three mass rapid-transit (MRT) lines in the city, sources said....