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RAB nabs two suspected arms trader in C’nawabganj

-- November 09, 2018 17:05:56

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two suspected arms traders in Chapainawabganj on Thursday. They were detained from Sonamasjid Jalshukarbil in Shibganj upazila of the district and hav...

Police recover body of youth in Pabna

-- November 09, 2018 16:51:29

A young man was found dead at Madhupur in Ataikula upazila of Pabna on Friday. The victim was identified as Sohel Mia, 23, son of Helal Hossain of Madhupur area. Local people spotted the body of Soh...

Five die in road accidents in Tangail, Shariatpur

-- November 09, 2018 16:42:09

Five people were killed in road crashes that took place in Tangail and Shariatpur districts on Friday. Among them, three ill-fated were killed when an unknown vehicle rammed a CNG run auto-rikshaw at...

Oikyafront’s Rajshahi rally starts

-- November 09, 2018 15:52:31

Jatiya Oikyafront has started its rally at Madrasa Maidan in Rajshahi city to mobilise public support in favour of the alliance’s various demands for holding the 11th parliamentary elections in...

EC appoints returning officers for national elections

-- November 09, 2018 13:13:18

The Election Commission has appointed Deputy Commissioners of all the districts and two divisional commissioners as Returning Officers(ROs) to conduct the 11th national elections to be held on Decembe...

Awami League starts selling nomination papers

-- November 09, 2018 12:36:16

The ruling Awami League on Friday started selling the party’s nomination papers for the upcoming 11th parliamentary election. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader inaugurated the sale...

Dr Kamal not to attend Oikyafront rally due to illness

-- November 09, 2018 12:19:14

Dr Kamal Hossain, the leader of the Jatiya Oikyafront opposition alliance, will not attend a planned public meeting in Rajshahi due to a high fever. “However, he is keeping in close contact wit...

Tangail road crash leaves three dead

-- November 09, 2018 11:28:16

Three people were killed when a, unknown vehicle rammed a CNG run auto-rickshaw at Hatia under Kalihati upazila in Tangail on Friday. One of the deceased was identified as Sabur Mia, 35, son of Akter...

PCJSS man gunned down in Rangamati

-- November 09, 2018 10:45:37

A member of Parbatiya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot dead by miscreants at Baradam Bandartala under Longdu upazila in Rangamati in the early hours of Friday. The victim was...

US Embassy to remain closed Nov 11

-- November 09, 2018 10:24:24

The American Embassy, including its Consular Section and the American Center with the Archer K. Blood American Center Library, will remain closed on Sunday in celebration of Veterans Day, an American...

Youth stabs schoolgirl in city

-- November 08, 2018 22:39:37

A schoolgirl was stabbed by a young man at her house in the city's Motijheel AGB Colony area on Thursday. The injured was Joya Mondal, 15, daughter of Anti-Corruption Commission Inspector Gopal Chand...

Another three parties join BNP alliance 

-- November 08, 2018 22:34:15

Ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections, three new parties joined the BNP-led alliance on Thursday night, turning it into a 23-party one. Leaders of Bangladesh Jatiya Dal, People's Party of Banglad...

Police detain three over rape charge

-- November 08, 2018 22:28:14

Police on Wednesday arrested three people for allegedly gang-raping a female Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee in Dhanbari upazila of Tangail. The arrestees are Abdur Rahman, Majharul Haque...

Rangpur spinach cultivators in joyous mood with plentiful output

Our Correspondent November 08, 2018 21:54:53

RANGPUR, Nov 08: Spinach cultivators in the district are in joyous mood as they are achieving an excellent yield of their produce during this year. A good number of growers said that with the hope...

AL Parliamentary Board meeting on Sunday

-- November 08, 2018 21:37:06

A meeting of Awami League Parliamentary Board will be held at the party’s central office at Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka city on Sunday. Prime Minister and Awami League Parliamentary Board Presi...

Election materials sent to all districts

-- November 08, 2018 20:45:38

The Election Commission (EC) has sent the election materials, including nomination papers, to all districts. The election materials reached the district election offices across the country on Thursda...

ACC prepares 23 suggestions to curb corruption

-- November 08, 2018 20:44:37

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday sent a report to cabinet division with a set of 23 suggestions to curb corruption in the income-tax department. A three-member institutional team of t...

Election on Dec 23: CEC

-- November 08, 2018 19:45:20

The 11th parliamentary elections will be held on December 23 (Sunday), Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced in a televised address to the nation on Thursday. While addressing the...

Cattle trader dies in Kushtia road crash

-- November 08, 2018 18:08:18

A cattle trader was killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a human hauler on Kushtia-Rajshahi highway on Thursday morning. The mishap took place in Talabari area of Ramipur upazila which l...

2,200 arrested despite PM’s assurance: Rizvi

-- November 08, 2018 17:56:36

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleged that more than 2,200 leaders and activists were arrested over the last three days centring Oikyafront's Tuesday's rally though the Prime Mi...

Dhaka-Panchagarh direct train service from Nov 10

-- November 08, 2018 17:46:38

A direct train service on Panchagarh-Dhaka route is scheduled to be launched on November 10, aiming to ease communications with the country's northern district. At present, Drutojan Express and Ekota...

Detectives arrest eight NGO employees over ‘militant link’

-- November 08, 2018 17:43:19

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) Unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested eight employees of an NGO from its Mirpur DOHS office in the city's Pallabi on Wednesday night for...

RAB nabs two JMB militants with firearms, ammo

-- November 08, 2018 17:39:07

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-13 arrested two presumed militants of Jama’atul Mujahedeen Bangladesh (JMB), including its divisional military wing commander, with several firearms and ammunition f...

Free country from drug, militancy: PM to BGB

-- November 08, 2018 17:36:50

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) to work with utmost honesty and sincerity to free the country from the onslaughts of militancy, terrorism and drug. &l...

Election-time govt may be announced Friday: Muhith

-- November 08, 2018 17:13:55

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said the election-time government may be announced on Friday. “There will be no new faces in the election-time cabinet,” Muhith said after a cabinet commit...

3,960 cases filed over traffic rule violation

-- November 08, 2018 17:05:15

Traffic division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in their simultaneous drives on the city streets on Wednesday filed 3,960 cases against different modes of vehicles for traffic rule violation....

BNP just maintained a follow-up to Niko deal: Khaleda

-- November 08, 2018 16:52:06

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday said the Niko deal was signed when Awami League was in power and the BNP government just maintained its continuity. Khaleda came up with the remarks when she w...

DMP chief asks cops to don riot gear while on duty

-- November 08, 2018 16:31:06

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia on Thursday asked his officials to wear riot gear (helmet, bulletproof jacket and leg-guard) while performing professional duties for sa...

Taking Khaleda back to jail illegal

-- November 08, 2018 16:24:10

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday alleged that the government has taken back their Chairperson Khaleda Zia to jail without the 'discharge certificate' from Bangabandhu Shei...

Election Commission meets on schedule

-- November 08, 2018 14:08:06

The Election Commission is holding a daylong meeting to finalise the schedule for the 11th parliamentary election. Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda is presiding over the meeting. Election co...