• GO-NGO support must for disaster victims

    Disaster victims can be better helped during and after calamities if people-centric entrepreneurs and start-ups providing products and services on water, sanitation and hygiene can be supported through a forum comprising government and non-government organisations, speakers told a workshop yesterday.

  • Climate change justice week observed

    Green activists in Barisal yesterday staged a rally on the Shaheed Minar premises in the city to observe climate change

  • Transport operators take advantage of test takers

    The port city public transport operators are charging exorbitant fares from the admission seekers while travelling to

  • Milad mahfil

    A milad mahfil for late Mohammad Abdul Latif; father of Iqbal Mahmood, chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission; will be held at house B-5, Anandapur, Genda of Savar after the Asr prayers tomorrow.

  • Thousands suffer in wildcat Sylhet transport strike

    Thousands of people suffered on the streets in Sylhet yesterday as workers kept their public transports and motorised

  • Abdur Rahman passes away

    Khondoker Abdur Rahman, a retired director of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) and father of CPD

  • Save Shakil

    Md Tobarok Hossain allias Shakil, a third year stjudent of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College (SZMC) of Bogra, has been suffering from Hepatolithiasis, a calculus disease of the liver, since 2013.

  • Appeal for help

    Md Nur Nobi, 22, of Lakshmipur district, has been suffering from chronic kidney disease for last six months.

  • Ctg man gets life term for raping girl

    A Chittagong court yesterday sentenced a man to life-term imprisonment for raping a 15-year-old girl in Banshkhali

  •  London Grace International School art competition on November 5

    London Grace Int'l School to hold art competition Nov 5

    Aiming to encourage a future generation of creative thinkers and emphasise on the importance of the arts, London Grace International School in the capital's Mohammadpur will hold an art competition on November 5.

  • New Pak envoy presents credentials

    Newly appointed Pakistan High Commissioner to Bangladesh Rafiuzzaman Siddiqui presented his credentials to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban yesterday.

  • ACC arrests ex-labour inspector

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday arrested a former labour inspector for amassing wealth beyond known source of income and concealing information in the wealth statement.

  • Kunio murder case shifted to special court in Rangpur

    Japanese national Kunio Hoshi murder case was transferred to Special Judge Court from District Judge Court in Rangpur

  • Joy AL's future leader: Quader

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy is the future leader of the Awami League, and he will be inducted into the party in due time, party General Secretary Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

  • CNG filling stations strike from Oct 30

    Bangladesh CNG Filling Station and Conversion Workshop Owners' Association announced a strike on October 30 from 6:00am until their demands are met in all the filling stations in the country.

  • 120 females get free training

    A total of 120 underprivileged females were given certificates in the capital's Mirpur on Tuesday from Citi Foundation, and Underprivileged Children's Educational Programs (Ucep) after completing technical courses.

  • Nahid hints at fake question paper trade

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday dropped a hint that there was a trade going on over fake question papers.

  • Stay alert so perpetrators can't come to power

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the country people to stay alert so that war criminals and perpetrators of crimes like burning people to death, laundering money and embezzling orphans' funds can never come to power.

  • Fakhrul urges nat'l committee to accept its support against Rampal

    BNP yesterday called upon the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports to accept its support for the movement against the Rampal power plant project.

  • Worker dies from 'electrocution'

    A tannery worker died from what appeared to be an electrocution in the capital's Hazaribagh yesterday.

  • 92pc girls quit schools after marriage: Study

    Around 69 percent of adolescent girls between the age of 13 and 15 years get married, and 92 percent of them drop out of schools, according to a new study.

  • Sensational murders, rapes to see quick trial

    Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday assured quick trial of all sensational murder and rape cases including that of the rape of a five-year-old girl in Dinajpur.

  • Bhabadah awaits disaster

    Frustrated over alleged inaction of the local administration, residents of Bhabadah waterlogging area of Jessore yesterday formed a human chain in front of the capital's Jatiya Press Club, demanding prime minister's intervention for a permanent solution to the perennial problem.

  • Man murdered in Barisal house

    A fish trader was found murdered with his hands, legs and neck being tied up with a rope on a chair in his Barisal

  • RU student,murder,found dead,Motaleb Hossain Lipu,room mate,shown arrested,Rajshahi University student of journalism and mass communication

    Roommate on 4-day remand

    A Rajshahi court yesterday placed Monirul Islam, roommate of Motaleb Hossain Lipu, a student of mass communication

  • War crimes accused Sulaiman dies

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday adjourned the closing arguments till November 1 of the case against Sulaiman Mollah and Edris Ali Sarder of Shariatpur after Sulaiman's death earlier in the day.

  • CNG station owners threaten strike from Oct 30

    Owners of compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling stations threaten to enforce indefinite strike from October 30 if their demands -- including reduction of road rentals fees and scrapping government move to increase CNG price -- are not met by this time.

  • 23.75% pass JnU ‘A’ unit entry test

    Jagannath University publishes the results of first year admission test of ‘A’ unit under Science, Life and Earth Sciences faculties for 2016-17 academic sessions.

  • Dinajpur raped girl: Infection makes condition critical

    Doctors find deep injury marks in the reproductive organ of the minor girl, who was brutally tortured and raped in Dinajpur.

  • Cops contradict Rab claim on ‘Neo JMB’ chief’s ID

    Contradicting Rab’s claim that it has identified Sarwar Jahan as the ameer of militant group “Neo JMB”, police say he is a third grade leader of the outfit.