Bangaldesh

Big dream, grim reality

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has really dreamt of a big budget in every respect -- from expenditure to revenue generation. And he no longer wants to live in the 6 percent GDP class to push beyond 7...

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

Steamer runs aground in Barisal

A paddle steamer along with around 100 passengers runs aground on an underwater shoal in Kirtonkhola River near Kauwar char in Barisal city due to dense fog.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

11 receive Bangla Academy Shahitya Puroshkar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over the prestigious Bangla Academy Shahitya Puroshkar to 11 personalities in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Work hard to push Bangladesh ahead, President asks students

President Abdul Hamid says there must be relentless efforts, self criticism and cooperation to turn Bangladesh into a middle income nation by 2021 and a developed nation by 2041.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

Meghna trawler capsize: Search on, no rescue

After a day passed, search is still going strong for the nine missing victims who went down with a trawler that capsized in Chandpur’s Meghna river.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

[WATCH] Wasfia’s death defying adventures on seven peaks

The Seven Summits is a dream for many climbers, but only a few have succeeded. Wasfia Nazreen is now proudly belongs to that exclusive group.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

2 dead, 3 hurt in Bagerhat bike crash

Two people are killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between two motorcycles on the Bagerhat-Morelganj road at Dona in Morelganj upazila.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

98.52% pass primary school tests

A total of 98.52 percent of fifth graders passed the primary terminal tests with 91.87 percent of madrasa students clearing equivalent ebtedayee exams this year.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Municipal election begins

Elections to 234 municipalities have begun, marking the start of the country's maiden local government polls on partisan lines.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Hanif asks AL men to assist EC, admin for fair polls

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif asks his party men to assist the Election Commission (EC) and local administrations to hold a free, fair and neutral municipality election.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

14 Singapore returnee militant suspects sent to jail

A court in Dhaka sends 14 militant suspects, who were repatriated by Singapore police recently, to jail in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.