Petition filed with HC challenging Momen's holding office as minister

A Supreme Court lawyer today (September 5, 2022) filed a writ petition with the High Court challenging the legality of Abdul Momen's holding the offices of the foreign minister as well as a member of parliament for his “controversial comment”.

Khulna fuel traders strike demanding commission hike

Fuel oil traders of Khulna has been observing a 12-hour strike since morning in order to press home their three-point demand including increased commission and tank-lorry rents.

Unhr commissioner’s visit: Rights issues, Rohingyas to figure high

UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet will be focusing on human rights situation in Bangladesh, Rohingya crisis, and climate change during her four-day visit here that begins on August 14.

PM accorded warm reception in Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is accorded a warm reception as she arrived Saudi Arabia on a four-day official visit to join the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Alamdanga killing field could have more to say

The Pakistan army's killing field in Alamdanga of Chuadanga could be holding further proof of the brutality of the anti-liberation forces.

The vanishing act

It was not too long ago when aeroplane enthusiasts of the world, those who were old enough, were saddened by the demise of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. People from across the world queued up at an airport in the UK to be in the last ever passenger flight of the airliner which was then operated by only Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Petition filed with HC challenging Momen's holding office as minister

A Supreme Court lawyer today (September 5, 2022) filed a writ petition with the High Court challenging the legality of Abdul Momen's holding the offices of the foreign minister as well as a member of parliament for his “controversial comment”.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Khulna fuel traders strike demanding commission hike

Fuel oil traders of Khulna has been observing a 12-hour strike since morning in order to press home their three-point demand including increased commission and tank-lorry rents.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Unhr commissioner’s visit: Rights issues, Rohingyas to figure high

UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet will be focusing on human rights situation in Bangladesh, Rohingya crisis, and climate change during her four-day visit here that begins on August 14.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

Bangladeshi individuals, Banks: Deposits with Swiss banks rise 55pc

Funds deposited by Bangladeshi citizens and banks with different Swiss banks witnessed a massive rise of 55 percent to 871 million Swiss francs (CHF), about Tk 8,266 crore, in 2021 compared to the previous year.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Services will need proof of income tax payment

People will require to submit the proof of submission of their income tax returns in order to get more than 40 types of services, including loans and trade licence, as the National Board of Revenue looks to raise more taxes.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Illegal health facilities: One of them even served embassies

Located in the capital’s upscale neighbourhood of Baridhara, Wahab Medical Practice has been making medical assessments of people travelling to western countries, says its website.

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Covid may now spread even faster

Health officials warned yesterday of the possibility of Covid-19 transmission rising since the ongoing lockdown has been withdrawn for a week from today.

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

Home Trips During Eid: Crowds may help spread virus

Experts warn of worsening Covid-19 situation as thousands are leaving city areas in crowded vehicles to celebrate Eid in their village homes, ignoring social distancing and sometimes not wearing masks.

July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018

Bangladesh football: then and now

The passion is so high that they hoist the national flags of their teams on rooftops and engage in bitter arguments about their teams, like they once did during matches of country's two archrivals -- Abahani and Mohammedan.