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Two including extremist leader killed in Pabna

-- June 24, 2018 21:28:17

Two people including the leader of an extremist party were chopped and shot to death over establishing upper hand at Ataikula of Pabna on Sunday. The victims were identified as Abdul Gafur, 55, son o...

Rangpur cultivators get good papaya yield this season

Our Correspondent June 24, 2018 21:26:51

RANGPUR, June 24: The papaya cultivators under the district have become ecstatic as they are getting good yield of their produce during this year. A good number of growers said with the hope to make...

'Initiative underway to increase navigability of Buriganga'

-- June 24, 2018 20:44:43

The government has taken an initiative to increase the navigability of Buriganga River and to protect the river from pollution. Water Resource Minister Anwar Hossain Monju came up with the statement...

Fish species in Halda river face extinction as water pollution worsens

-- June 24, 2018 20:14:07

Various species of fish in Ralda River are facing extinction due to unabated water pollution, triggering a threat to an important source of protein and other nutrients for humans.  Meanwhile, e...

BNP nominates Bulbul, Sarwar for Rajshahi, Barishal city polls

-- June 24, 2018 19:38:05

BNP has nominated Moasaddek Hossain Bulbul and Mujibur Rahman Sarwar for Rajshahi and Barishal city corporation elections respectively. Party's secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced...

Train runs over youth while taking selfie  

-- June 24, 2018 19:35:25

A young man was crushed under the wheels of a train while taking selfie on Bhairab rail bridge over the Meghna river near Ashuganj Railway Station in Brahmanbaria district on Sunday. The identity of...

Foyez Ahmed new Public Admin Ministry Secy

-- June 24, 2018 19:07:30

In a reshuffle in the administration, Foyez Ahmed, secretary to the Medical Education and Family Welfare Division, has been made secretary to the Public Administration Ministry. The Public Administra...

Gazipur election atmosphere very good, says Kamal

-- June 24, 2018 19:06:14

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the atmosphere in Gazipur City Corporation ahead of its election is very good. "Of course, a good atmosphere has been prevailing in the city... everythin...

Staff accuse ex-Cayman governor Anwar Choudhury of bullying

-- June 24, 2018 18:56:15

Anwar Choudhury, the Bangladeshi-born governor of the Cayman Islands recalled to London by the UK Foreign Office, has been accused of bullying employees, engaging in drunken arguments and demanding a...

Army chief calls on President

-- June 24, 2018 18:50:37

Outgoing Army chief General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq paid a farewell call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Sunday. During the meeting, the Army chief expressed gratitude to the Presid...

UN delegation calls on air chief

-- June 24, 2018 18:20:09

A five-member delegation of United Nations, led by Jean Pierre Lacroix, under secretary general of Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), called on Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Masihuzzaman S...

PM stresses connectivity to boost regional cooperation

-- June 24, 2018 17:43:29

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said connectivity is very much important to establish regional communication and boost cooperation among the neighbouring countries. She said this when newly ap...

Shipping ministry signs APA with 12 subordinate bodies

-- June 24, 2018 16:56:52

The Shipping Ministry on Sunday signed “Annual Performance Agreement” (APA) for 2018-19 fiscal with subordinate 12 offices and organisations aimed at accelerating government’s work a...

Police cordon off ‘militant hideout’ in Gazipur

-- June 24, 2018 16:51:51

Members of law enforcing agencies have cordoned off a 'suspected militant hideout' at Maona area of Gazipur. They began the operation at the two-storey building in Sreepur municipality’s Kewa W...

Sylhet flood victims receive cash, relief materials

-- June 24, 2018 16:49:20

The government has distributed a total of 1,686 metric tonnes of rice and Tk 1.857 million among the flood affected people in two districts of Sylhet region. According to the district administrations...

‘Sheikh Hasina to head poll-time government’

-- June 24, 2018 16:41:26

Food Minister Qamrul Islam has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will head the poll-time government as there is no scope for people or party to get inducted in that administration, who have no partici...

Army chief pays farewell call on PM

-- June 24, 2018 16:33:06

Outgoing chief of Army Staff General Abu Belal Muhammmad Shafiul Haq made farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in Dhaka on Sunday. PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim said...

Govt forms probe body over Gaibandha road crash

-- June 24, 2018 16:21:51

The government formed an 11-member committee to probe the road accident that left 18 people dead in Palashbari upazila of Gaibandha district on Saturday. Sishir Kumar Roy, additional secretary to Roa...

CIID officials detain Malaysian man with gold bars

-- June 24, 2018 15:59:33

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) officials arrested a Malaysian national along with 10 gold bars worth Tk 27.4 million from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka ear...

Light to moderate rainfall likely over country: Met

-- June 24, 2018 15:45:15

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes are likely to occur at most places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram, Rangpur, Mymensingh and...

Three siblings drown in Kishoreganj pond

-- June 24, 2018 15:24:43

Three siblings have drowned in a pond while playing nearby in Ashtoka village of Karimganj upazila of Kishoreganj. The deceased are: Jonaki, 9, Chadni, 7, and Safayeat Ullah, 4, children of Helal Udd...

Indian Navy chief arrives in city

-- June 24, 2018 15:24:37

Chief of Naval Staff of Indian Navy Admiral Sunil Lanba arrived in Dhaka on Sunday following an invitation from the Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed. Admiral Sunil Lan...

Police recover body of female garment worker in Gazipur

-- June 24, 2018 13:12:45

Police have recovered the body of a female garment worker from her home in Gazipur’s Sreepur area and said they are looking for her husband. Sreepur Police Station SI Md Mostafizur Rahman said...

Supreme Court order on Khaleda's bail July 2

-- June 24, 2018 12:55:03

The Supreme Court has fixed July 2 to pass the order on a leave-to-appeal against the High Court order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a murder case filed over the 2015 Cumilla ars...

BGB deployed ahead of Gazipur city polls

-- June 24, 2018 12:25:02

A total of 29 platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have been deployed in Gazipur ahead of the city corporation elections scheduled for Tuesday. The border guards were deployed at differe...

‘Extremist leader’ dies in Pabna ‘shootout’

-- June 24, 2018 11:40:15

A suspected leader of outlawed party 'Lal Pataka' was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Dhalar Char area of the district town on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Nizam Mandal...

Rivals stab ‘robber’ to death in Gaibandha

-- June 24, 2018 11:32:38

A suspected robber was stabbed to death and his brother injured as their rivals attacked them in Kashdaho village of sadar upazila early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Paresh and the injured...

Savar road crash leaves motorcyclist dead

-- June 24, 2018 11:27:58

A motorcyclist was killed while another injured as a pick-up van hit their motorcycle on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Hemayetpur area of Savar on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Abul Hashem...

Police recover two bullet-hit bodies in Jashore

-- June 24, 2018 10:48:47

Police recovered two bullet-hit bodies from Begaritola area in Monirampur upazila of Jashone on early Sunday. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. Officer-in-Charge of Monira...

188 exporters to get CIP status

Talha Bin Habib June 24, 2018 10:34:49

The government has decided to award the commercially important person (CIP) status to over 180 people for their contribution to exports, a senior official said. The Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) of t...