47m ago| Crime & Justice

Habiganj man allegedly beaten to death over gambling money

A man was beaten to death, allegedly over cut of gambling money, in Habiganj early today.

Hit by truck, newspaper hawker dies in Savar

A 55-year-old newspaper hawker died early today as a speeding truck hit his bicycle on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Savar.

13h ago| Bangladesh

Unite against hate

People from all across the country marched out into the streets yesterday to raise their voice against the communal attacks on Hindu temples, idols and properties during Durga Puja celebrations.

13h ago| Crime & Justice

Kushtia journo arrested in DSA case

A journalist has been arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act in Kushtia.

One-year-old dies in fire

A child was killed and his mother and sister were injured in a fire in Sreenagar upazila of Munshiganj.

13h ago| Bangladesh

Soybean oil gets costlier

Consumers will have to pay Tk 7 more for per litre of edible oil as  the commerce ministry has approved refiners’ proposal to hike the price  -- a development that is going to put further strain on...

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Kushtia journo arrested in DSA case

A journalist has been arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act in Kushtia.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

JS body suggests compensation for victims of environmental pollution

A parliamentary body today recommended giving compensation to victims of pollution from the fines collected from those responsible.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Fire at DU’s Sufia Kamal Hall doused

A fire that broke out at a building in Sufia Kamal Hall of the Dhaka University campus tonight has been doused.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

‘No religious excesses’ in country of secular spirit: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked all to refrain from engaging in religious excesses as the government wants to ensure peaceful coexistence of people from all religions.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Freedom of religion is sacrosanct: US Embassy in Dhaka

The US Embassy in Dhaka issued a statement on recent communal violence in the country and expressed condolences to the families of the victims.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

‘What will happen to us when police leave?’

The fear of Hindus -- whose houses and shops were attacked, set on fire, and looted -- in three villages under Ramnathpur union of Rangpur’s Pirganj upazila has not abated yet.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Govt allocates cash, iron sheets for victims of Pirganj arson attack

The Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief has allocated Tk three lakh and 100 bundles of corrugated iron sheets -- for building houses -- for those affected by arson attack in Rangpur’s...

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Draft law proposes using ICT in collecting, distributing zakat

The Cabinet today approved, in principle, the draft ‘Zakat Fund Management Act 2021’ -- keeping the provision of collecting and distributing zakat, using information and communication technology.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Public service recruitment: Draft law proposes up to 10 years’ jail for leaking question paper

The Cabinet Division today approved in principle the draft of Bangladesh Public Service Commission Act 2021 with the provision of highest 10 years’ imprisonment and fine for leaking question paper...

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Police-mob clash in Chandpur: Another injured dies, death toll now 5

Another person -- injured during the clash between police and mob in Chandpur’s Hajiganj upazila, following reports of “demeaning the Holy Quran” in Cumilla -- died this morning.