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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...

Elderly woman dies in bus crash

Elderly woman dies in bus crash

-- 2017-10-10 10:22:49

An elderly woman was crushed under the wheels of a bus on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Chapta area of Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj district on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Moriam Begum, w...

Nine Jamaat leaders on 10-day remand in two cases

Nine Jamaat leaders on 10-day remand in two cases

-- 2017-10-10 07:36:58

A Dhaka court put nine top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami on a 10-day remand each on Tuesday in two cases filed against them with Kadamtali Police Station. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court judge Golam...

'Primary students to carry permitted books only'

'Primary students to carry permitted books only'

-- 2017-10-10 06:14:19

The Primary Education Department issued a directive to ensure that students only carry government-approved books and materials in their school bags. “The primary school-level books approved by...

DU special senate meeting, VC panel illegal: HC

DU special senate meeting, VC panel illegal: HC

-- 2017-10-10 05:28:58

The High Court declared illegal the special senate meeting, held on July 29, and the vice-chancellor panel approved by the meeting for appointing a new VC. The HC bench of Justice Zinat Ara and Justi...

11,000 Rohingya refugees flee to Bangladesh Monday: UNHCR

11,000 Rohingya refugees flee to Bangladesh Monday: UNHCR

-- 2017-10-10 04:37:24

More than 11,000 Rohingya refugees crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar on Monday, the United Nations refugee agency said quoting Border Guard Bangladesh. "We're back in a situation of full alert as...

'Rohingya issue: Myanmar must play key role'

'Rohingya issue: Myanmar must play key role'

-- 2017-10-10 04:23:15

Myanmar will have to play key role in resolving Rohingya issue taking back its nationals from Bangladesh. "To that end, the international community must continue mounting pressure on Myanmar (to make...