• Dhaka seeks sincere engagement with Myanmar

    The special envoy of Bangladesh prime minister meets with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and conveys a message on Dhaka’s honest and sincere engagement and forges closer cooperation with Myanmar.

  • Jatiya Sangsad, parliament, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Money Bill, 2016, tax and customs duties

    Parliament passes Tk 3,40,605cr nat’l budget

    Parliament passes Tk 3,40,605 crore national budget for FY 2016-'17 aimed at higher GDP growth, lower inflation and gearing up investment.

  • Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma, Sonu, Trafficked Indian boy

    Trafficked Indian boy Sonu on mother’s lap

    Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today welcomes home Sonu, the “trafficked” Indian boy who went missing from Delhi six years ago and was traced in Bangladesh.

  • Dhaka Judge suspended for ‘undermining CJ’

    The law ministry suspends Dhaka’s Additional District and Sessions Judge Md Jewel Rana for committing gross misconduct by making arrogant, discourteous, indecent and unrestrained allegation against the chief justice through writing an application to the president.

  • Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), Agrani Bank, Mizanur Rahman Khan, illegal loan

    ACC arrests 3 Agrani Bank high ups

    The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) today arrests three high officials of state-owned Agrani Bank, including its deputy Managing Director Mizanur Rahman Khan, just hours after the finance ministry made him (Khan) the acting managing director of the bank.

  • High Court

    HC for providing security to witnesses, families

    The High Court asks the government why it should not be directed to take steps to ensure security to the witnesses of criminal cases.

  • 2 Habiganj war criminals seek review of death sentences

    Two war criminals of Habiganj files an appeal with the Supreme Court challenging a special tribunal’s verdict that handed down death sentence to one while life term imprisonment to another.

  • Smokescreens in the supply chain

    BAT contracts with Bangladeshi tobacco farmers unfair: Study

    British American Tobacco’s (BAT) contracts with tobacco farmers across Bangladesh are flawed and unfair, according to a new study conducted by the Swedish NGO Swedwatch.

  • BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed, BNP, Bangladesh, militant activities, militancy, rise in militancy in Bangladesh

    Militants are govt creation: BNP

    A senior leader of BNP alleges the government itself created militants.

  • Thanchi food crisis, Bangladesh, Bandarban, BRAC

    Thanchi food crisis: BRAC for more govt steps

    Urging the government to take more steps to tackle the ongoing food crisis in Thanchi upazila of Bandarban, experts express their fear that the crisis might prolong.

  • Bus service on Dhaka-Natore highway remains halted for 2nd day

    Direct bus services on Dhaka-Natore and Rajshahi-Natore remain suspended for the second consecutive day following a conflict between local bus owners, causing immense sufferings to the passengers ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Ain o Salish Kendra, Bangladesh, militancy, militant attacks, Dhaka Metropolitan Police, DMP

    79 killed in 'crossfire' or police custody in 6 months

    Seventy-nine people were killed either in alleged crossfires or in custody of the law enforcement agencies during the first six months of this year, Ain O Salish Kendra says in a report.

  • VoIP equipment, Sankipara, Mymensingh, SIM cards, detention, arrest, Robi, Airtel, Grameen Phone, mobile operators

    3 held with 2,200 illegal SIM cards in Mymensingh

    Police detain three people along with over 2,200 illegal SIM cards and huge VoIP equipment from Sankipara area in Mymensingh town.

  • Obaidul Quader

    Minister urges VIPs not to take wrong side during Eid holiday

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader urges the VIPs not to travel on the wrong side of the highways during the Eid holidays.

  • 15 Jamaat-Shibir men held

    Police arrested 15 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir in Bongaon area of Nachole upazila

  • JMB man lands in jail

    Police arrested an alleged member of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Muktagachha upazila on

  • UP member murdered

    Criminals killed a union parishad (UP) member in Shibchar upazila of the district on Tuesday. The deceased is Mithu Bepari, 28, a

  • UNO receives death threat

    Local Islami Chhatra Shibir allegedly gave death threat to Ishwarganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer through a facebook post on Tuesday night.

  • Special VGF rice before Eid

    Ahead of the biggest festival of Eid-ul-Fitr the government has allocated 3,894 tonnes of rice for distribution among thousands of VGF (Vulnerable Group Feeding) cardholders in six upazilas and four municipalities of the district.

  • Mother found dead, child missing

    Police are yet to find the two-year-old boy whose mother was found dead at her house in Ishwarganj upazila of the district early Monday.

  • Teesta-Dharla erosion devours 8 unions

    Jesmina Begum, 48, was crying as their homestead with ten decimals of land at Dawabari village under Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat was devoured by the Teesta River on Tuesday afternoon. Their six bighas of croplands were devoured in the last two weeks.

  • Brahmaputra brings Indian wild elephant to Kurigram

    The Brahmaputra River brings melted Himalayan snow on a long, winding southward journey, to reach Bangladesh as water, in

  • Couple found murdered

    Police recovered the bodies of a couple from the shore of a lake in Matiranga upazila yesterday.

  • Cattle lifter killed in mob beating

    An alleged cattle lifter was killed in a mob beating at Birnagar village in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat early yesterday.

  • 3000 hit by Bogra flood

    Hundreds of people of the Jamuna basin area under Shariakandi upazila of Bogra have been confined by flood water during the last five days.

  • Gamblers rule village

    A village cop (Gram Police) was assaulted allegedly by gamblers as he protested against open gambling at Ketkibari village in Nawdabansh union under Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat on Tuesday night.

  • Century old dispensary in sorry state

    The century-old Phulbaria Dispensary, a health sub-centre at Phulbaria municipality, has been running its activities in a dilapidated tin-shed amid water-logging and piles of garbage.

  • Bamboo sticks to resist militants

    Bamboo stick (lathi) is a token of unity and a weapon for self-defence. Bagerhat police said this yesterday at a grand rally against

  • Pistol, bullets seized

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized a foreign made pistol, two magazines and five bullets from Boglauri village in

  • Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, Memorandum of Understanding, Microsoft Corporation, Bangladesh, cyber crime, cyber threat, State Minister of Telecommunication Tarana Halim

    Microsoft to share cyber threat info with BTRC

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft Corporation tomorrow regarding the exchange of information of any probable cyber threats in the country.

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