• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Electric, underground trains soon: PM

    Expressing her high hope of launching high-speed electric trains and underground trains in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says a feasibility study is going on for underground trains.

  • Babul Akter

    SP Babul Akter freed after 'interrogation'

    SP Babul Akter has been freed hours after he was picked up by police for quizzing in connection with brutal murder of his wife in Chittagong on June 5.

  • US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Tom Shannon proud of US partnership with Bangladesh

    US proud of partnership with Bangladesh

    US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Tom Shannon says his country is proud of its relationship with Bangladesh following remarkable achievements in socio-economic front.

  • Siddikur Rahman

    Siddikur sneaks into third round

    Siddikur Rahman squeezes into the third round of the ISPS HANDA Global Cup tied for 50th position.

  • 'BPL, BSL to uplift football'

    The stakeholders of the country's football have urged for a combined effort to uplift the standard of the game as they believe the new format of the Bangladesh Premier League and the introduction of franchise-based Bangladesh Super League could prove to be a new beginning for football.

  • 'Would love to spend more time with my family'

    Approaching completion of his 10th year in international cricket, star Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan sat down with The Daily Star to take a look back on his career so far.

  • AIIB okays $165m loan for power in Bangladesh

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank approves a loan of $165 million for a power distribution system upgrade and expansion in Bangladesh.

  • Is Fizz finally heading to Sussex?

    Sussex County Cricket Club’s summer-long dream of getting Mustafizur Rahman, one of the best young bowlers in world cricket into their one-day team finally looks like happening.

  • Mymensingh road crash, Bangladesh

    2 teachers among 3 dead in Mymensingh road crash

    Three people including a teacher couple are killed and three others injured as a truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Muktagachha upazila of Mymensingh.

  • US, Bangladesh agree to work for counter terrorism

    The United States and Bangladesh have agreed to enhance cooperation in the areas of counter terrorism and countering violent extremism through capacity enhancement.

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