14m ago| Crime & Justice

Another teacher comes under attack in Dhaka’s Uttara

After the incidents of teacher killing in Ashulia and assault in Narail, a group of devotees after jummah prayer launched an attack on Professor Ratan Siddique in Dhaka’s Uttara today.

1h ago| Bangladesh

Ratha Yatra celebrated in Ctg

Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees today (July 1, 2022) celebrated the Ratha Yatra (chariot festival) in Chattogram city with a mammoth procession carrying the deities of Lord Jagannath.

2h ago| Transport

Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway: Long tailback as vehicles taking an hour to pay tolls

A long tailback of vehicles has formed at the Dhaleswari toll plaza on Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway as vehicles are taking from 30 minutes to one hour to clear tolls and cross the plaza.

23h ago| Bangladesh

So far so good

Around 11:00am yesterday, Sufia Begum, a resident of the capital’s Dhanmondi area, went to Dhaka airport to fly to Bangkok for tourism purposes.

23h ago| Politics

‘Corruption, anarchy the new norm’

BNP, Jatiya Party and Gono Forum MPs at Jatiya Sangsad yesterday blasted the government for the sorry state of the Election Commission (EC), education system, law and order situation and widespread corruption in health sector.

23h ago| Bangladesh

What steps taken for their birth certificates?

The High Court yesterday directed the government to submit in three months a report on the steps taken to issue birth certificates to all street children.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Ratha Yatra celebrated in Ctg

Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees today (July 1, 2022) celebrated the Ratha Yatra (chariot festival) in Chattogram city with a mammoth procession carrying the deities of Lord Jagannath.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway: Long tailback as vehicles taking an hour to pay tolls

A long tailback of vehicles has formed at the Dhaleswari toll plaza on Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway as vehicles are taking from 30 minutes to one hour to clear tolls and cross the plaza.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

“I’m proud that my husband sacrificed his life for the country”

Umme Salma, wife of assistant commissioner of police Rabiul Karim who was slain in the militant attack on Holey Artisan café in 2016, said she is proud that her husband sacrificed life for the country.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Bangladesh reaffirms commitment to achieve SDG-14: Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has reaffirmed Bangladesh's commitment to achieve all targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 that aims to "conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development".

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

“Still couldn’t fill the vacuum left behind by their father”

“Children miss their father every day,” said the wife of officer-in-charge of Banani Police Station Salauddin, who was killed during the Holey Artisan attack this day in the capital six years ago.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway: Traffic condition improves as 3 more toll booths opened

The 55km-long Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway today (July 1, 2022) witnessed slowdown of traffic on the first day of toll collection as all the booths of the toll plaza could not be opened. , traffic jam, traffic congestion, tailback, , toll plaza, Korean Expressway Corporation, Bogail toll plaza, slowdown of traffic

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

2 killed in separate road accidents in Dhaka

Two people were killed in two separate road accidents in Dhaka’s Jatrabari and Khilgaon areas this morning.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Sale of advance train tickets for Eid-ul-Azha begins

Hundreds of people crowded in front of ticket counters as Bangladesh Railway started selling advance tickets for Eid-ul-Azha this morning (July 1, 2022).

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Monetary policy for FY23: Key tools not there to rein in inflation

Bangladesh Bank yesterday attached the highest importance to curbing inflation in its monetary policy for fiscal 2022-23 but didn’t deploy major tools needed to ride out the current economic challenges.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

“Police should enquire whether my son is involved in Chhatra Shibir politics before making such claims”

“I don't know whether my son is involved in Chhatra Shibir politics. I can't even say this for sure. Maybe he is involved in Chhatra Shibir politics. If not, on what basis are the police making the claim? Let it be investigated whether he was involved in the Chhatra Shibir politics in the last 10 years.”