• Great calibre sees Tigers through

    The Tigers survived a scare from Afghanistan on their return to ODI cricket after a long break with a nerve-wracking seven-run win at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur last night. Dismissing the last Afghan batsman off the last ball, Taskin Ahmed went for

  • China likely to pledge big

    China may commit to a five-year comprehensive cooperation plan, including assistance in several billion-dollar projects, during the Chinese president's Bangladesh visit in the middle of next month.

  • Dinajpur, militants, Bangladesh

    FF buried without due honour

    An unidentified man buried in Dinajpur turned out to be a freedom fighter and the money spent for his burial turned out to be his freedom fighter allowance.

  • Amazing growth in maize output

    Subtly and silently maize, also known as corn, has emerged as the most important cereal crop after rice in Bangladesh, relegating wheat to third.

  • The Faridpur baby girl dies

    She died twice since her birth three days ago.

  • Tight security planned for Durga Puja

    In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in the country, law enforcers and Hindu community people are planning to ensure tight security measures before and during the Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindus.

  • Concern Over Sundarbans: Govt to reply to Unesco in a week

    The government will respond within a week to Unesco's concern over the Rampal power plant close to the Sundarbans and recommendation for cancellation of the project.

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    Uber taxis to hit capital within weeks

    For Dhaka commuters, taxi woes may be over soon.

  • Traffic Congestion: Tk 20,000cr loss to economy a year

    Traffic congestion in the capital eats up around Tk 20,000 crore a year, an expert said yesterday, quoting a government report. Some 32 lakh business hours are also lost to the curse every day. Prof Akter Mahmud of Jahangirnagar University's Urban and Regional Planning department made the comments, citing the Revised Strategic Transport Plan (RSTP) of 2016, at a programme in the capital's LGED auditorium.

  • Search for New Election Commission: AL, BNP at loggerheads

    After months of calm, the country's politics could heat up again over the process of forming a new Election Commission, which would oversee the 2019 general election.

  • That baby flown to Dhaka for treatment

    The newborn girl, who cried out at a Faridpur graveyard minutes before her burial on Thursday, was flown to Dhaka yesterday for better treatment.

  • Space aplenty for political opposition

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said there is plenty of political space for opposition in Bangladesh and that people are holding meetings

  • Tigers return to action

    The wait is over. The Tigers will finally return to their favoured format of the game when they meet Afghanistan in the first ODI of the

  • Five killed in US mall shooting

    Police were searching yesterday for a gunman who killed five people during a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington,

  • Deported Bangladeshi: No link yet with Dhaka attackers

    Police are yet to find any link of Piyar Ahmed Akash, a Bangladeshi deported from Malaysia over terror ties there, in the Gulshan cafe, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said yesterday.

  • Rampal Plant: Construction to continue

    The construction work on Rampal power plant will not be suspended despite the advice of Unesco, State Minister for Power

  • Ensuring safe food a far cry

    A nationwide outcry against widespread food adulteration had prompted the government to replace the archaic Pure Food Ordinance of 1959 with a stringent Safe Food Act in 2013.

  • Taskin, Sunny cleared by ICC

    Bangladesh fast-bowler Taskin Ahmed and left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny have had their remodelled actions cleared by the

  • Bangladeshi Deported from KL: Now in jail in 2 arms cases

    The Bangladeshi businessman deported by the Malaysian authorities early this month was accused in two arms cases around

  • Hackers steal 500m Yahoo users' data

    Yahoo said Thursday a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from half a billion users and may

  • Outsider meddles with drug; DMCH patient dies

    A patient died in Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, after a non-professional person allegedly administered a drug into the

  • BSF kills two Bangladeshis

    Two Bangladeshi nationals were shot dead by the Indian Border Security Force in Kurigram and Jhenidah early yesterday.

  • 'IS releases' new video of Gulshan attackers

    The SITE Intelligence Group, a US-based organisation that monitors terrorist activities, last night said the Islamic State released a video

  • 9-year-old killed in city road crash

    His mother was waiting at home to have lunch together on his return from Juma prayers. But what returned instead was his body wrapped in a shroud.

  • Work together to root out terrorism

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the world community to work together to root out militancy and terrorism, and plug the sources of funds, arms and ammunitions across borders.

  • PM awarded for women empowerment

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been conferred with the “Agent of Change” award and “Planet 50-50 Champion” honour for her outstanding contributions to women empowerment.

  • Extortion in Transport Sector: Home ministry goes for warning first, not action

    The home minister and the shipping minister yesterday acknowledged that extortion was rampant in transport sector. But both spoke of warning the extortionists instead of going straight into action against them.

  • Dead baby found alive

    A newborn baby girl cried out at the graveyard when family members were preparing to bury her yesterday morning, six hours after a doctor said she was dead.

  • No question of mid-term election

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday ruled out the possibility of mid-term polls, seeking to know why there is a need for one.

  • Saudi Arabia: 6 Bangladeshi workers killed in car crash

    Six Bangladeshi migrant workers, including two brothers, were killed and another was injured in a road accident in Saudi Arabia yesterday.