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DU authorities form another probe body for ‘Gha’ unit question leak

-- 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 c...

PM requests all to follow traffic rules

-- 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 jayw...

Indian envoy makes courtesy call on PM

-- 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 said t...

Govt plans to construct DMCH’s another unit

-- 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....

Barishal mayor, councillors take oath

-- 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...

Fakhrul slams govt for filing ‘fictitious’ cases

-- 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 right...

PM addressing press briefing

-- 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 the start of t...

Mother ‘commits suicide’ after ‘killing’ daughter

-- 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. T...

Saida Muna Tasneem becomes BD envoy to UK

-- 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 ap...

Zafrullah Chowdhury sued for stealing

-- 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 Statio...

Work for people, not for own fortune, PM to public reps

-- 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. You'...

Two workers die in Chattogram septic tank accident

-- 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 ar...

Rajshahi city inks friendship LoI with Yiyang city

-- 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 Lo...

40 suffer injuries as RMG workers clash with police in N’ganj

-- 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. Hundreds of wor...

Police sue 150 BNP men for attacking them in Chattogram

-- 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 with Kotwali Police Station, sa...

President off to Switzerland to attend conference

-- 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 Ai...

New Barishal mayor Sadiq Abdullah takes oath

-- 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 of her of...

Pest attack worries Pirgachha Aman cultivators

Our Correspondent 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 output of the cr...

BB mulls SLR exemption for PKB

Rezaul Karim 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...

Increased female media workers to ensure gender equality: BNSF

FE Report 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 fo...

Proposed new customs law to facilitate international trade

Doulot Akter Mala 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 diff...

Father, son among three die in Chandpur road crash

-- October 22, 2018 10:02:25

At least three people, including a man and his son, were killed as a covered van hit an auto-rickshaw on Chandpur-Cumilla road near Bakila Bazar in Hajiganj upazila of Chandpur district early Monday....

Police recovers six bodies in N’ganj, Dhaka

-- October 21, 2018 21:39:57

Police recovered the bodies of six people from Araihazar upazila in Narayanganj and Diabari area in the capital early Sunday. In Narayanganj, police recovered the bodies of four young men from Panchr...

Mainul gets interim bail in two defamation cases from HC

-- October 21, 2018 20:35:47

The High Court on Sunday granted bail for five months to Barrister Mainul Hosein in two defamation cases. An HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim passed the order af...

'81 state-owned mills, factories privatised'

-- October 21, 2018 20:31:12

A total of 81 state-owned mills and factories in the country were privatised after the formation of the Privatisation Commission. Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, who is in-charge of the Prime M...

Oikyafront gets permission for Sylhet rally

-- October 21, 2018 20:17:19

Jatiya Oikyafront has got permission to hold its public rally at Registry Field in Sylhet on October 24. Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Commissioner Golam Kibria confirmed the permission while talk...

Pay Tk 1.0m to each victim who lost eyesight: HC

-- October 21, 2018 19:17:25

The High Court (HC) on Sunday ordered to pay Tk 1.0 million to 17 people each , who lost eyesight in Chuadanga as their eye treatment went wrong in March, 2018. A High Court division bench comprising...

Current parliament session to run till Oct 25

-- October 21, 2018 19:14:14

The 23rd session of the current tenth parliament that began at 4:45pm on Sunday will continue till October 25. The decision came at a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the current p...

Masuda Bhatti sues Mainul Hosein

-- October 21, 2018 18:38:49

Journalist Masuda Bhatti has filed a defamation case against Barrister Mainul Hosein for hurling abusive words at her in a television talk show. Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Asaduzzaman N...

23 rivers register rise, 62 fall

-- October 21, 2018 18:28:32

Water levels in 23 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rises and 62 stations recorded falls. Among the 94 monitored water level stations, eight are ste...