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50 injured in clashes as RMG workers, police clash

Dhaka: At least 50 people, including three firefighters and policemen, were injured Sunday in clashes that erupted after thousands of Bangladesh garment workers attacked a fire station in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka. Read More »

5 houses gutted in Bagerhat fire

At least five houses were gutted in a fire which broke out at Rai village in Chitalmari upazila on Saturday evening. Read More »

Bangladesh on its way to achieve self-reliance on electricity

  RANGPUR, Nov 22, 2013 (BSS) – Bangladesh has been achieving continuous success in increasing power generation capacity on its way to achieve completely self-reliance on electricity at its own very soon, speakers at a launching ceremony said today. Read More »

33rd BCS exam results announced

The final results of the 33rd Bangladesh Civil Service examinations are out. The Public Service Commission (PSC) has recommended appointing 8,529 candidates in different cadres out of 15,951 aspirants who passed the final test. Read More »

Teachers asked for creating awareness against tuberculosis

Speakers at a views-sharing meeting here have asked the teachers for creating mass social awareness against the curable disease of tuberculosis that kills 70,000-people annually in Bangladesh. Read More »

Media plays important role for women empowerment: Speakers

The media successfully plays its vital role in establishing women rights and gender equity through empowering and flourishing women leadership by creating social awareness against repression and violence. Read More »

Discussions on disable persons held in Faridpur

A daylong Focus Group Discussion (FGD) for obtaining recommendations and suggestions on the Shadow Report of United Nations Conventions on the Rights of the persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) was held here on Saturday. Read More »

Women held with arms, ammo in Natore

Members of the Narcotics Control Department in a drive arrested a woman in possession of three pistols, six magazines and 112 rounds of bullet from a bus in Ekdala area of Sadar upazila on Friday. Read More »

No new India-Bangladesh passports from Nov end

Agartala: The Regional Passport Office (RPO) in Kolkata under the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has decided not to issue fresh India-Bangladesh Passports (IBP) after November 30, an official said here on Wednesday. Read More »

2 held with yaba in Narayanganj

The Narayanganj Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested two persons and recovered 2,000 pieces of yaba tablets from Langalbandha area on the Dhaka- Chittagong Highway under Narayanganj Port Thana here on Monday. Read More »

Drug peddler held with hemp in Jessore

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an alleged drug peddler along with one kilogram hemp in Mankia Bazar area near Raghunathpur border in Sharsha upazila on Sunday night. Read More »

Construction of Nandail Thana Bhaban completed

Construction of Nandail Thana Bhaban in Mymensingh has been completed in the district spending Taka two crore under the supervision of Public Works Department (PWD). Read More »

Success in sanitation improves rural health indexes: Speakers

The tremendous success achieved in sanitation coverage has improved all public health indexes in rural areas in the country in recent years, speakers at a post-rally discussion said on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

VDP members play vital role for people’s welfare

Speakers at a function here on Thursday said members of village defense party (VDP) are playing vital role in doing welfare for the people and maintaining law and order at grass root level to ensure peaceful society. Read More »

Strengthening local govt for institutionalizing democracy stressed’

Speakers at an advocacy meeting have stressed for strengthening the local government institutions to give democracy an institutional shape ensuring accountability in the activities of the local government bodies at the grassroots. Read More »

Mother hilsa, nets seized in Munshiganj

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard Monday during an overnight crackdown on hilsa netting flouting a ban seized 30 mother hilsa fishes and 60,000 metres of fine fishing nets from the Meghna River in Gazaria upazila. Read More »

VDP members play vital role in people’s welfare

Speakers at a function here on Thursday said members of village defense party (VDP) are playing vital role in doing welfare for the people and maintaining law and order at grass root level to ensure peaceful society. Read More »

Mankin for maintaining communal harmony

State Minister for Social Welfare Promod Mankin today called for maintaining communal harmony to continue ongoing development process in the country. Read More »

Widow receives cheque for Tk 18 lakh from RCC Mayor

Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) Alhaj Sharfuddin Ahmed Jhantu has handed over a cheque for Taka 18-lakh to widow Madhuri Kawser, wife of late noted contractor and social worker Mir Mamunur Rashid Mamun. Read More »

3 hurt in UPDF-PCJSS gunfight in Khagrachhari

Three people, including a child, sustained bullet injuries as activists of United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) and Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) locked in a gun battle in Lakshmichhari upazila on Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

One killed in Natore clash

A man was killed and 20 others were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers in Singra upazila on Tuesday morning. Read More »

Mother hilsa, nets seized in Munshiganj

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard Monday during an overnight crackdown on hilsa netting flouting a ban seized 30 mother hilsa fishes and 60,000 metres of fine fishing nets from the Meghna River in Gazaria upazila. Read More »