• 1 lakh ATM cards seized at Dhaka airport

    Customs House officials at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka seize one lakh illegally imported ATM cards suspected to have been brought for use in financial crimes.

  • Cargo ban won’t affect BD exports: German envoy

    Ban on direct cargo flights from Bangladesh to Germany will not affect the country’s exports, says German Ambassador Thomas Prinz.

  • Tofail for keeping source tax on export at 0.6%

    Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed warns of new challenges for the country’s garments sector, suggested the government not to increase tax at source on export at this moment.

  • Tavella murder charge sheet ‘politically motivated’: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir criticises the government for framing charges implicating his party leader in connection with the Italian citizen Cesare Tavella murder case.

  • SP Babul not under scanner: Home minister

    The government has not placed Superintendent of Police Babul Akter, whose wife was killed last month in Chittagong, under scanner, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said in relevance to quizzing of the police official.

  • Bank branches at markets to stay open until July 4

    To facilitate the shopping spree ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, branches of banks around marketplaces all over the country will remain open until July 4.

  • SC stays 154 tanners’ fine till July 17

    The Supreme Court stays till July 17 a High Court order that had ordered 154 tanners of Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area to pay Tk 50,000 per day each in compensation for damaging the environment.

  • Tangail School emerge winners

    Tangail School and College beat Dinajpur High by 3 wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday to lift the Prime Bank Young Tigers National School Cricket trophy.

  • Bangladesh football team

    Aus technical director for BFF?

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) flew in another high-profile individual for a discussion over the post of technical director at the game's governing body.

  • Kiron propels Mariners

    Goalkeeper Mehrab Hossain Kiron put on a valiant display to lead Mariner Youngs Club to a 2-1 win over Abahani at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium.

  • BNP leader Rafiqul freed on bail

    BNP Standing Committee member Barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia is released from Dhaka Central Jail on bail this evening.

  • All govt services in ‘2041’

    The government is set to introduce a short code of ‘2041’ to offer all the government services under a single platform.

  • Babul picked up to facilitate quizzing of suspects: Minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says SP Babul Akter was taken to DB office for facilitating the interrogation of the suspects arrested in connection with the murder of his wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu.

  • Ctg trader jailed for compelling retailers to buy oil with sugar

    A mobile court in Chittagong sends a trader to jail for one month on charge of forcing the retailers to buy its mustard oil with sugar.

  • Committee formed to amend MPO guidelines: Nahid

    The government has formed a nine-member committee to amend guidelines for enlisting educational institutions under Monthly Payment Order (MPO) facility, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid tells parliament.

  • Govt officials illegally occupied 128 houses: Minister

    Government officials and employees have illegally occupied some 128 houses or residences across the country, Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain tells Parliament.

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    Cabinet okays $12.65b Russian credit for Rooppur

    The cabinet approves the draft of the inter-state credit agreement between Bangladesh and the Russian Federation for the construction of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna.

  • Abahani player suspended

    The Premier Division Hockey League Committee suspends Abahani player Mizanur Rahman for the rest of season.

  • Siddikur 51st

    Siddikur Rahman finishes tied for 51st in the ISPS HANDA Global Cup . The 31-year-old Bangladeshi golfer ends with an aggregate score of one-under-par (283) after managing an even-par (71) in the fourth and final round.

  • Fizz given green signal

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has given Mustafizur Rahman the green signal to join Sussex next month. The BCB has already started working on gathering Mustafizur's documents in order to apply for the visa.

  • Eng to tour in September?

    England are set to tour Bangladesh for the first time since 2010 in September and will play two Tests and three one-day-internationals according to a tentative itinerary published on CricInfo.

  • Govt sets definition of freedom fighters

    After 45 years of independence, the government defines as to who will be eligible to be considered as freedom fighters of Bangladesh’s Liberation War of 1971.

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    People victim of extremism due to unaccountable govt: Moudud

    People have recently become victims of extremism, militancy, murders and enforced disappearances as an unaccountable government is running the country, a senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed.

  • Siddikur slips

    Siddikur Rahman slips to a joint 52nd position at the end of the third round of the ISPS HANDA Global Cup in Ishikawa, Japan.

  • HP squad revealed

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces a 24-member High Performance (HP) squad for the 2016-17 season.

  • BCB to bring experts to assess suspect actions

    Jalal Yunus, chairman of Bangladesh Cricket Board's bowling action review committee, says that they would bring experts from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, one of ICC's accredited testing centres for suspect bowling actions.

  • Mobile operators for withdrawal of tax burden

    Mobile operators association urges the government to withdraw the tax burden over mobile usage like supplementary duty and surcharge on all services.

  • Mustafa Jabbar’s panel wins BASIS election

    Mustafa Jabbar-led Digital Brigade Panel wins the much hyped election of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS).

  • 12% people at arsenic risk: LGRD minister

    Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain tells parliament that 12 percent people are still at risk of arsenic contamination in the country.

  • Robi-Airtel merger defers again

    Long awaited telecom merger between Robi and Airtel is deferred once again as the parent companies delayed their agreement till September 26, 2016, according to reports.