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Youths come forward to help  flood-affected families

Youths come forward to help flood-affected families

Samiha Akhte 2017-10-11 12:00:00

In a low-land country like Bangladesh, floods are a common occurrence in monsoon every year. One particular area that has been gravely affected by this year's flood is Sunamganj, Sylhet. Around 200,00...

Product idea competition on JU campus

Product idea competition on JU campus

Shayla Mahzabeen Audity 2017-10-11 12:00:00

'Supersign cables presents Prodex', a business competition, is going to be held on November 11, 2017. Forum of Entrepreneurship and Business, Jahangirnagar University is going to arrange this in its g...

Industries ministry introduces reward for timely project execution

Industries ministry introduces reward for timely project execution

-- 2017-10-11 12:00:00

The Ministry of Industries is going to introduce reward for timely implementation of projects while rebuke for failure. People concerned will be awarded from June 30 next if any project is implemente...

Marcel offers cash vouchers on product registration

Marcel offers cash vouchers on product registration

-- 2017-10-11 12:00:00

Electronics and electrical appliances manufacturer Marcel under its latest initiative started registering its sold products across the country recently, said a press release.  Under the initiati...

BGB detains 19 Rohingyas in Satkhira

BGB detains 19 Rohingyas in Satkhira

-- 2017-10-11 11:52:40

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained some 19 Rohingyas, who illegally entered Bangladesh from India, in Paddoshakra border area of Sadar upazila in Satkhira on Wednesday morning. BGB com...

Fire guts nine shops in Lakshmipur

Fire guts nine shops in Lakshmipur

-- 2017-10-11 10:44:25

Nine shops were gutted in a fire at Hazirhat Bazar in Kamalnagar upazila of Lakshmipur on Tuesday midnight. The fire originated from an electric short circuit at a cloth store around 12:00 am an...

BNP has no support for Jamaat hartal: Rizvi

BNP has no support for Jamaat hartal: Rizvi

-- 2017-10-11 10:17:04

BNP has no decision to support Thursday’s hartal called by its one of the key alliance partners, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, protesting the arrest of its top leaders. BNP senior joint secretary...

Ctg region remains without power supply

Ctg region remains without power supply

-- 2017-10-11 09:41:50

Chittagong, Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachhari districts remained without power supply on Wednesday due to a technical glitch at a grid substation in Hatahazari. Power distribution was interrupted...

Over 350,000  Rohingya kids under serious health risk

Over 350,000 Rohingya kids under serious health risk

-- 2017-10-11 07:59:35

Over 350,000 Rohingya children who fled to Bangladesh along with their families have been suffering immensely for lack of pure drinking water and hygienic sanitation system in the makeshift Rohingya c...

Bangladesh bans three NGOs from Rohingya aid activities

Bangladesh bans three NGOs from Rohingya aid activities

-- 2017-10-11 07:40:46

The Bangladesh government banned three NGOs from operating aid activities among the Rohingyas, who fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine. A member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Foreign...

Govt reconstitutes International Crimes Tribunal

Govt reconstitutes International Crimes Tribunal

-- 2017-10-11 07:21:14

The government reconstituted the International Crimes Tribunal through appointing its chairman and members. Justice Md Shahinur Islam, a High Court judge and now a member of the ICT-1, was named as c...

President urges all to work together for national progress

President urges all to work together for national progress

-- 2017-10-11 05:52:13

President Abdul Hamid urged all to work together for ensuring national progress apart from local development. “You have to work together to ensure national progress along with the local develop...

Train services of Dhaka with 3 districts resume

Train services of Dhaka with 3 districts resume

-- 2017-10-11 05:42:25

Train communication of Dhaka with Mymensingh, Jamalpur and Netrakona districts resumed nearly after three and half hours of disruption on Wednesday morning. The Dhaka-bound intercity train ‘Jam...

BNP men clash with cops in Noakhali

BNP men clash with cops in Noakhali

-- 2017-10-11 05:34:40

At least 20 people were injured as BNP activists clashed with police at Maijdee town in Noakhali on Wednesday during their demonstration against the arrest warrant for BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Po...

Three die in Munshiganj road accident

Three die in Munshiganj road accident

-- 2017-10-11 05:29:28

Three people died in a road accident at Raushunia in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj on Wednesday. Three others were also injured in the accident. The accident occurred when a bus plunged into a r...

Miscreants hack flexi-load trader to death

Miscreants hack flexi-load trader to death

-- 2017-10-11 01:47:23

A local flexi-load trader was hacked and slaughtered to death by some unidentified miscreants at Nandina Madhu village in Kamarkhanda upazila of Sirajganj on Tuesday night. The deceased was identifie...

Rohingya shelter costs ‘Tk 1.51b forest resources’

Rohingya shelter costs ‘Tk 1.51b forest resources’

FE Report 2017-10-11 01:16:45

The parliamentary standing committee on the forest and environment ministry Tuesday said forest resources worth Tk 1.51 billion were damaged for providing shelter to Rohingyas. But the loss caused to...

Pumpkin cultivation turns a boon for Panchagarh peasants

Pumpkin cultivation turns a boon for Panchagarh peasants

-- 2017-10-10 12:20:40

PANCHAGARH, Oct 09 (BSS): Pumpkin cultivation has changed the socio-economic conditions of many farmers of the district in the recent years. A large number of farmers have engaged themselves in the c...

UN 'constantly monitoring' Rohingya crisis

UN 'constantly monitoring' Rohingya crisis

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

The United Nations is constantly monitoring the Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar, says its Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The UN chief made the rema...

Short-duration Aman harvest starts in Rangpur region

Short-duration Aman harvest starts in Rangpur region

Our Correspondent 2017-10-10 12:00:00

Harvesting of short duration varieties of Aman paddy has begun across Rangpur agriculture region, bringing smile on the faces of the growers. Presently, farmers and farm labourers under the region ar...

Govt won’t supply ECR to businesses

Govt won’t supply ECR to businesses

Doulot Akter Mala 2017-10-10 12:00:00

The government backtracked on its decision to supply Electronic Cash Register (ECR) to businesses to avert an after-sales obligation, officials said. On an afterthought, the authorities found out tha...

BTRC to probe ‘Blue Whale’ game

BTRC to probe ‘Blue Whale’ game

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Monday Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has been directed to investigate the suicidal game "Blue Whale," reports UNB. Talking to repor...

Appeals hearing of three war criminals deferred

Appeals hearing of three war criminals deferred

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

The Supreme Court on Monday deferred till November 21 the hearing of convicted three war criminals against its verdict for their crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971. A five-memb...

RAB nabs two neo-JMB men

RAB nabs two neo-JMB men

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) during a drive detained two members of the banned militant outfit Neo-JMB from Narayanganj on Tuesday. The arrestees were identified as Samrat Miah (21) and Sh...

Mobile courts can operate for three weeks more

Mobile courts can operate for three weeks more

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

The Supreme Court (SC) has extended for three more weeks the stay on the High Court (HC) order that declared illegal running mobile courts by executive magistrates. A five-member bench of the Appella...

Bodies of nine more Rohingyas recovered from Naf

Bodies of nine more Rohingyas recovered from Naf

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

Nine more bodies of Rohingya people, including four children, were recovered from Naf River in Teknaf upazila on Tuesday morning. Following the recovery, the death toll from Sunday’s boat capsi...

Police recover bullet-hit body of ‘top terrorist’

Police recover bullet-hit body of ‘top terrorist’

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

A listed top terrorist was found dead on Comilla- Sylhet highway in Gazaria area of Sadar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Linkon (40), son of Golam...

Dr Rizvi for India’s assistance in solving Rohingya issue

Dr Rizvi for India’s assistance in solving Rohingya issue

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

Prime Minister's International Affairs Adviser Professor Dr Gowher Rizvi on Tuesday called for coordinated actions from Bangladesh and India over the Rohingya issue. "We need to coordinate our actio...

Govt plans to turn prisons into correction centres

Govt plans to turn prisons into correction centres

-- 2017-10-10 12:00:00

The government plans a new prisons law amending the existing act with an aim of transforming the prisons into correction and rehabilitation centres. The proposed law would be called 'Correctional Fac...

Top court to re-hear Khalaf murder Oct 17

Top court to re-hear Khalaf murder Oct 17

-- 2017-10-10 10:46:34

The Appellate Division has ordered a re-hearing of the appeal in the murder case of Saudi Embassy official Khalaf Al-Ali. Though the verdict was set to be delivered on Tuesday, it was deferred by a...