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NOAB urges govt not to frame any law against free press

FE Report July 24, 2017 08:19:20

  The Newspaper Owners' Association of Bangladesh (NOAB) has urged the government to refrain from making any law that is contrary to the freedom of expression and freedom of press. It also call...

HSC pass rate falls to 68.91 per cent on new evaluation measures

FE Online Report July 23, 2017 10:26:16

The pass rate of HSC and equivalent higher secondary exams has fallen to 68.91 this year from 74.7 per cent in 2016, according to Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid. The difference was due to the n...

Six divisions await heavy rains

FE Report July 23, 2017 08:25:16

Some places in Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, and Sylhet divisions are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rains during the next 24 hours due to active monsoon. Landslides may a...

Six policemen withdrawn for 'harassment' of UNO at Barisal court

FE Report July 23, 2017 08:16:06

Bangladesh Police have withdrawn six of its personnel, who were on duty in court during the 'harassment' of UNO Tariq Salmon in Barisal. The police personnel are Sub-Inspector Nripen Das, Assistant T...

Two electricians electrocuted while working on electric pole

-- July 22, 2017 08:59:04

Two people were electrocuted while carrying out repair works on an electric pole at Baninagar in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat district on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Rubel Mia, 2...

Two die as bus dashes against tree

UNB July 22, 2017 08:47:05

At least two people were killed and 11 others injured when a bus crashed into a tree at Rohabari in Kazipur upazila of Sirajganj district on Saturday.   One of the deceased was identified as Mi...

Hilsa production increases 6,000 mts

UNB July 19, 2017 10:11:16

The production of hilsa has increased 6,000 mts this year following the government's steps to save mother hilsa during its breeding period, Fisheries Department said.   The production of hilsa...

BCL man dies in factional clash in Beanibazar

-- July 17, 2017 16:07:56

A local activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League was killed during a factional clash at Beanibazar Government College in Sylhet on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Litu, son of Khalilur Ra...

Strong current disrupts ferry services

-- July 17, 2017 12:14:59

Ferry services on Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the Padma River have been disrupted for more than one week due to strong current.   As a result, at least 400 vehicles, including goods-laden truc...

Garment worker goes missing in Gazipur trawler capsize

UNB July 17, 2017 11:00:59

A female garment worker went missing as a trawler capsized in Sitalakhya River in Kapasia upazila on Sunday night. The missing worker has been identified as Selina Akhter, daughter of Gias Uddi...

ACC official’s hanging body found in Sylhet

UNB July 17, 2017 09:03:53

Police recovered the hanging body of Sub-Inspector of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Sylhet regional office from his room at ACC staff quarters (barrack) in Bagbari area of Sylhet city on Sunday....

Court grants Imran H Sarker bail in case over ‘slander’ of prime minister

bdnews24.com July 16, 2017 11:26:14

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker and activist Sanatan Ullash have received bail in a slander case over ‘derogatory comments’ on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The alleg...

Transport worker hacked dead in Jessore

UNB July 16, 2017 11:13:36

A transport worker was stabbed to death and two others were injured by a group of miscreants over previous enmity at Narail Bus Stand in Jessore sadar upazila on Saturday night. Police said Imr...

Youth dies from snakebite in Jessore

UNB July 16, 2017 10:04:14

A young man died from snakebite at Sadipur village in Sharsha upazila of Jessore early Sunday. Locals said Musa Hossain, 25, son of Asad Hossain, a resident of Sadipur village, was bitten by a...

71m still go without safe water in bd says who unicef report

FE Report July 15, 2017 09:12:35

Bangladesh still needs to do a lot more in the areas of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) by 2030 to achieve the related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as still 56 per cent of the population...

Man held with five gold bars in Jessore

-- July 14, 2017 14:50:11

Customs official arrested a man along with five gold bars from Benapole customs office in Jessore on Friday morning. The arrestee has been identified as Jalal Ahmmed Selim, son of Eakub Munshi, hai...

ULAB holds report launching ceremony

-- July 12, 2017 10:29:45

The Centre for Enterprise and Society (CES) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organised on Monday a launching of the research report for the Undergraduate Academic Experience Survey...

baf training jet crashes in ctg pilots

-- July 11, 2017 16:57:21

A training aircraft of the Bangladesh Air Force has crashed in Chittagong, reports bdnews24.com. olice said the plane crashed in the remote area of the southeastern district's Lohagara around 2:15pm...

baf training jet crashes in ctg pilots unharmed

-- July 11, 2017 16:22:10

A training aircraft of the Bangladesh Air Force has crashed in Chittagong, reports bdnews24.com. Police said the plane crashed in the remote area of the southeastern district's Lohagara around 2:15pm...

two motorcyclists die in road crash

-- July 11, 2017 15:15:15

Two people, travelling on a motorcycle, have been killed and another injured after a microbus struck the motorcycle at Amtola area on the Khagrachari-Chittagong highway in Manikchari upazila of Khagra...

heavy rainfall likely in five divisions landslide alert issued

-- July 11, 2017 15:06:23

Heavy to extreme rainfall is likely to occur at places over Chittagong, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, and Sylhet divisions during the next 24 hours commencing at 10:00am on Tuesday due to active mons...

bangladesh condemns kashmir terror attack

-- July 11, 2017 13:59:52

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has condemned the terror attack at Amarnath in Anantnag district of Kashmir that killed seven pilgrims and injured many others.   In a condolence message sent to he...

36 held on various charges

-- July 10, 2017 12:20:48

Police in a special drive arrested 36 people from different areas of Jhenaidah district on Sunday. During the drive, the law enforcers also seized drug from the possession of the arrestees. Addition...

siru molla a successful mango grower of gopalganj

-- July 10, 2017 11:18:45

Our Correspondent   GOPALGANJ, July 9: Mango cultivation is comparatively more profitable than other crops. It proved Siru Molla, a mango farmers of Kashiani in Gopalganj. Recently he has pro...

stairs on dhakas mayor hanif flyover have to be removed after top courts order

-- July 10, 2017 11:05:49

Stairs installed at several locations of the Mayor Hanif Flyover in Dhaka have to be removed after the Supreme Court upheld a previous court order. The 11.7-km long flyover, connecting the capital's...

passenger held with 9kg gold bars at shahjalal airport

-- July 06, 2017 08:56:44

Customs officials arrested a passenger along with nine gold bars weighing nine kilograms at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka city on Wednesday night. The arrestee was identified as Sir...

two separate cases were filed with magura police station in connection with the incidents

-- July 02, 2017 10:08:33

  Detectives in a drive arrested two alleged drug pedlars along with hemp and phensidyl syrup from Batikadanga and Shibrampur areas in the Magura district town on Saturday night. On secret info...

gopalganj municipality announces tk 133b budget

-- June 22, 2017 09:23:48

The annual budget of Gopalganj municipality for 2017-2018 fiscal year was announced on Wednesday. Mayor Kazi Liakat Ali announced the budget at Gopalganj Swimming Pool and Gymnasium auditorium, repor...

bogra sp suspends three police officers

-- June 22, 2017 09:02:29

Three members of Detective Branch (DB) of police were suspended for violating discipline at the district police lines in Bogra on Wednesday. The suspended police officials are - sub-inspector Ibrah...

ashulia factory fire injured worker dies at dmch

-- June 13, 2017 08:43:11

A worker, who sustained burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a factory in Ashulia of Savar, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Fais...