• JP is just unable

    Despite drawing widespread condemnation for publicly humiliating a schoolteacher, lawmaker Salim Osman is still getting Jatiya Party by his side because of his money and influence in Narayanganj, party insiders say.

  • Some relief at beach

    Even a few years ago tourists did not dare to go to the beach in Cox's Bazar late at night, but the scenario has changed after Tourist

  • Mahbubul Alam Hanif

    News on 'Joy-Safadi meet' BNP drama

    The news on talks between prime minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and Israel's Likud Party leader Mendi N Safadi is a drama

  • Another 23 Biranganas recognised as FFs

    Twenty-three more Biranganas (war heroines) have been recognised as freedom fighters for their contribution in the country's

  • Argentina court jails 15 ex-army officers

    An Argentine court yesterday jailed 15 South American ex-military officers for conspiring to torture and kill leftist dissidents during a US-backed crackdown by the region's dictatorships in the 1970s and '80s.

  • 146 tonnes of rice allotted for Thanchi

    The Relief and Rehabilitation Department in Bandarban allotted 146 tonnes of rice to the people who have been hit by a food crisis in

  • Mro life turned upside down

    Jhum cultivation is what Kumrao Mro did for a living until recently he has lost his land in Lama upazila of Bandarban to the relentless

  • Irregularities down, violence up: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday said violence escalated in the fifth phase of Union Parishad polls

  • Rail minister blessed with baby girl

    Railways Minister M Mazibul Hoque was blessed with a baby girl yesterday.

  • Bangladesh Bank

    Same hackers hit bank in Philippines

    Hackers who stole $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank have been linked to an attack on a bank in the Philippines, in addition to the 2014 hack on Sony Pictures, cybersecurity company Symantec Corp said in a blog post.

  • ‘Torture’ triggered clash

    Influenced by a local Awami League activist, police had tortured a Chhatra Dal leader of Bhola that triggered Thursday night's clash

  • Obama pays tribute to Hiroshima victims

    Barack Obama paid moving tribute to victims of the first atomic bomb yesterday and called for a world free of nuclear weapons, during a historic and emotional visit to Hiroshima.

  • Nine killed as bus plunges into canal

    At least nine people were killed and 33 others injured, after a bus smashed through the side railing of a bridge and plunged into a canal

  • Mustafizur's Sunrisers in IPL final

    Bangladeshi cricket fans will have an extra incentive to watch the Indian Premier League (IPL) final tomorrow as rookie Bangladesh pacer

  • Barisal BCL leader hacked to death

    A local Chhatra League leader was chopped to death and his three friends were injured in an attack by criminals in front of Barisal

  • 9 hurt in clash in Chittagong

    At least nine people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in a clash between the supporters of two chairman candidates in Shah

  • Leaders of other parties involved in anti-govt plot

    Apart from BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury, several leaders of other political parties are also involved in a conspiracy against the

  • Global economy is 'urgent priority'

    Pumping up the world economy is an "urgent priority" G7 leaders said yesterday, as they warned there could be dire global consequences if Britain decides to leave the EU.

  • Top Quote!

    "We commit to increase global assistance to meet immediate and long-term needs of refugees and other displaced persons as

  • Tahir Khan takes oath as Luton mayor

    Luton Borough Council has appointed its first mayor of Bangladesh origin at a special meeting held at Luton Town Hall on

  • 9 hurt in clash in Chittagong

    At least nine people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in a clash between the supporters of two chairman candidates in Shah Mirpur area of the port city yesterday.

  • Drive against unsafe food to go on

    The government has decided to further intensify mobile court drives to check food adulteration ahead of the month of Ramadan and standardise all tests carried out during such drives.

  • Blue beauty of Saint Martin's

    I could barely wait when I first heard that a pair of blue birds had temporarily made their home on the southernmost tip of our land. It might sound

  • DMP made no arrest in two days

    Police in the capital made no arrest under section 54 in the last 48 hours after the country's top court upheld a High Court verdict against arbitrary

  • China, G7 clash as Japan summit opens

    World leaders yesterday focused on pumping up the global economy and worries over the growing clout of China -- which promptly told the G7 club of rich nations to mind its own business.

  • PM to seek Japan's help in major projects

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will seek greater Japanese assistance involving several billion dollars for major infrastructure projects like establishing new airport, bridges, roads and investment for economic development.

  • Salim Osman plays religion card again

    Jatiya Party lawmaker Salim Osman has once again used religion to defend his action to humiliate Narayanganj school headmaster Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • Thanchi people suffering from food shortage

    Rui Mon Mro, aged over 80, began to worry about her five grandchildren after her family living in a remote area of Bandarban had run out of food.

  • 15 more infected with anthrax in Sirajganj

    Fifteen more people have been reported infected with anthrax in Sirajganj's Shazadpur and Kamarkhand upazilas bringing the total number of human infections to an alarming 106 within a month in the district.

  • Beef, mutton prices fixed for Ramadan

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSSC) yesterday fixed the price of one kg of quality beef at Tk 420 and mutton at Tk 570 for the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.