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PM places three recommendations at UN to end Rohingya crisis

-- September 25, 2018 00:17:42

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday placed three recommendations, including abolishing discriminatory laws, policies and practices by Myanmar against Rohingyas, to solve the protracted Rohingya cri...

Pottery industry in Badalgachhi on the verge of extinction

Our Correspondent September 24, 2018 21:40:37

NAOGAON, Sept 24: The traditional pottery industry in Badalgachhi upazila of the district is on the verge of extinction. Hundreds of potters in the area have been thrown into uncertainty. Many potter...

Bangabandhu-I ready for commercial operation

-- September 24, 2018 21:12:27

Country's first geostationary communication satellite Bangabandhu-I is now ready for commercial operation after getting satisfactory results from all technical tests. Bangladesh Communication Satelli...

BNP’s rally in city Thursday 

-- September 24, 2018 20:53:46

BNP will hold a public rally in the capital on Thursday to press their various demands, including the release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir...

Neighbour violates physically challenged girl in Sirajganj

-- September 24, 2018 20:42:01

A physically challenged young girl was reportedly violated by his neighbour at Mahishamura village in Sadar upazila on Sunday. Locals said Shahidul Islam stormed the house of their neighbour at after...

PM to inaugurate Bhasan Char project on October 4

-- September 24, 2018 20:37:23

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the housing project for Rohingya refugees at the Bhasan Char island in Noakhali on October 4. Mohammad Habibul Kabir Chowdhury, an additional secretary at...

Two girls ‘gang-raped’ in Ctg

-- September 24, 2018 20:19:28

Two teenage girls were reportedly gang raped by eight people at Station Road in the port city Chattogram. Police said the girls went to a business establishment in the area on Sunday in search of job...

DSCC cleaning campaign sets Guinness World Record

-- September 24, 2018 19:23:14

Dhaka Clean-up Campaign, organised by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) in the capital on April 13 last, has hit the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest clean-up campaign. DSCC Public Rel...

Workshop on handling aviation disaster in airports held

-- September 24, 2018 18:36:53

A daylong workshop on “Mutual co-operation in handling aviation disaster in Airports” was held at BAF Base Bangabandhu in the capital on Monday. Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) organised the e...

Biman Tourism Fest to begin Sept 27

-- September 24, 2018 18:29:20

A three-day colourful festival and musical show will start at Rabindra Sarobor in Dhanmondi, one of the capital’s popular cultural hubs, on September 27 to celebrate the World Tourism Day with t...

Two accused in Zia Charitable case to file no-confidence motion

-- September 24, 2018 17:59:02

Two accused of Zia Charitable Trust Graft case on Monday in a written application expressed their no-confidence on the judge of the special makeshift court in the old central jail in the city. Two ac...

Mentally-challenged son gets life term for killing parents

-- September 24, 2018 17:48:44

A Panchagarh court on Monday sentenced a mentally-challenged son to life term imprisonment for killing his parents in 2015. According to the prosecution, Manjurul Hasan Shanta of Ramerdanga in the di...

President reaches Kishoreganj on five-day visit

-- September 24, 2018 17:22:00

President Md Abdul Hamid reached Kishoreganj on a five-day tour to attend several programmes in his home district. This is the second visit of Abdul Hamid to his village home in the remote area of Ki...

'Hotchpotch' unity is not sustainable: Quader

-- September 24, 2018 17:06:24

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the unity forged by Dr Kamal Hossain is not sustainable. "The unity forged by Dr Kamal is not a national unity. This is one type of 'hotchpotch'...

5.0m ultra poor families get 1.0m MT rice in two years

-- September 24, 2018 16:57:09

The government distributed nearly 1.0 million tonnes of rice at ‘lower price’ among 5.0 million ultra poor families across the country in two years under the food-friendly programme that b...

Corrupts plotting together to oust govt: PM

-- September 24, 2018 15:43:41

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain and Jukto Front chief AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury of plotting the government's ouster with the BNP and other ‘corrupt&...

CU teacher lands in jail over ‘derogatory remarks on PM’

-- September 24, 2018 15:35:37

Maidul Islam, an assistant professor of Chittagong University (CU), has been sent to jail on Monday in a case filed over making 'derogatory remarks' on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook. Distr...

BD offers special economic zone to Qatari investors

FE Report September 24, 2018 14:50:10

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam said the Bangladesh government is ready to offer one or more special economic zones to Qatari investors exclusively, which they can develop and oper...

Japan-BD jt venture gets 100 acres of land at Mirsarai

FE Report September 24, 2018 13:33:35

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) has allocated 100 acres of land in Mirsarai to a joint venture investor Nippon and McDonald Steel Industries Limited. A land lease agreement in this regard...

BNP's rally for Khaleda’s release Thursday

-- September 24, 2018 13:30:10

BNP has announced it will hold a public rally in the capital on Thursday to press home its demands for releasing of its jailed-chief Khaleda Zia and holding the next generation election under a non-pa...

Drug suspect dies in alleged shootout with RAB in Mirpur

-- September 24, 2018 12:09:26

A drug crime suspect has been killed in an alleged shootout with RAB in Dhaka’s Mirpur. The gunfight occurred in the Beribadh area early on Monday morning, said RAB-2 In-Charge Assistant Superi...

Two die as bus hits bike in Magura

-- September 24, 2018 11:03:21

Two people were killed as a speedy bus hit their motorcycle at Magura-Kamarkhali road in the district on early Monday. The deceased have been identified as Moniruddin Talukder, 38, son of Shahjahan T...

Ctg regasified LNG supply rises as RasGas vessel docks

FE Report September 24, 2018 10:42:31

RasGas's LNG-carrying vessel finally docked at Moheshkhali's floating LNG (liquefied natural gas) import terminal on Saturday after a three-day struggle due to rough sea. Re-gasified LNG (R-LNG) supp...

DNCC Panel Mayor Osman Gani laid to rest

-- September 23, 2018 21:40:45

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Panel Mayor Osman Gani, who died in a Singapore hospital on Saturday morning, was laid to eternal rest in Dhaka on Sunday evening. He was buried at Banani Graveyar...

14-party alliance meeting Monday

-- September 23, 2018 20:40:38

A meeting of 14-party alliance will be held at Priyanka Community Centre at Dhanmondi in the city on Monday. Spokesperson of the alliance and AL Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim requested all concerne...

Govt bans hilsa fishing for 22 days from Oct 7

-- September 23, 2018 20:37:19

The government has imposed a 22-day ban on catching, selling and transporting hilsa in a 7,000-km breeding ground to ensure the safe spawning of this popular fish during its peak breeding period. The...

Three die in Kishoreganj road crash

-- September 23, 2018 20:19:44

Three people, including a child, died in a road accident in Kishoreganj district on Sunday. The accident took place when a bus crashed into a motorcycle on Kishoreganj-Mymensingh Highway at Daukia ar...

Rail link with five districts resumes after 26 hrs

-- September 23, 2018 19:35:38

The rail communications of five districts with other parts of the country resumed after 26 hours of suspension on Sunday afternoon. The rail communications were suspended on Saturday morning as heavy...

300,000 job vacancies in 28 hi-tech parks by next three years

-- September 23, 2018 19:23:38

Over 300,000 youths both males and females will get jobs within next three years in 28 hi-tech parks being constructed outside Dhaka. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunai...

People do not want political unrest before election: Qader

-- September 23, 2018 18:30:43

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the people of the country do not want any movement before the national election, according to UNB. "Ten years have passed by...in which ye...