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Inu faces strange duo in London

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu currently on a tour of UK got into a fix by agreeing to pose for pictures with two young men . Read More »

Saifur’s death anniv observed in Sylhet

The fourth death anniversary of M Saifur Rahman, the country’s longest-serving finance minister and former BNP standing committee member, was observed with due respect Thursday. Read More »

46 rescued at Benapole while being trafficked to India

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 46 people, including six women and one child, while they were being trafficked to India through Sadipur border point here on Friday night. Read More »

PM to inaugurate Rooppur N-plant work Oct 2

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the first phase works on the much-talked-about ‘Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Project’ in Pabna on October 2 next.   This was revealed at the 60th meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Undertakings held at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Wednesday. Committee chairman M Ali Ashraf, MP chaired the meeting which was attended, among others, ... Read More »

Heroin worth Tk 1.5 crore seized in Ctg; 1 held

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized heroin worth Tk 1.5 crore from a bus and arrested a man in this connection at city gate area in the port city on Wednesday.   Read More »

Teacher killed, student abducted

MEHERPUR: A school teacher was killed in bomb attack and shooting by miscreants who abducted a schoolboy from Shuvoraj village under Sadar upazila of the district early Wednesday. Read More »

Ensuring transparency in land registration stressed

Speakers at a function here on Monday stressed the need for making land registration process easier and modernized to remove people’s sufferings and ensure accountability and transparency of the registry offices. Read More »

Cabinet clears DNA Bill 2013

The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the ‘Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) Bill 2013’ keeping a provision for both imprisonment and fine to bring the existing DNA test process under a legal framework. Read More »

10,000 Yaba tablets seized in B’baria

Police recovered 10,000 pieces Yaba tablets on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Shahbajpur in Sarail upazila of the district on Friday night.   Read More »

Six alleged ‘pirates’ lynched in Laxmipur

Prompted by a police crackdown on the pirates, angry villagers have started to go after the outlaws with a vengeance in Noakhali’s Hatia. Police arrested four alleged pirates along with firearms while taking preparation to commit robbery in Wapda Sluice Gate area in Ramgati upazila on Friday night. Read More »

More schemes must to eradicate Rahshahi urban poverty

In the wake of gradual rising of slum, poor and extreme poor people, more schemes needed to eradicate urban poverty in the city alongside eliminating other poverty linked social crimes especially addiction of drugs and its trafficking, speakers at a meeting said. Read More »

Vessels resume plying in Kaptai Lake

Normalcy has been restored to shipping in Kaptai Lake as water level in the lagoon increased due to torrential rain and on rush of hilly water. General secretary of Launch Owner Association of Rangamati Moin Uddin Selim said various kind of vessels are now plying on Rangamati-Barkal-Bagaichhari route normally. After long six months, ML Yusuf, a large passenger-carrying launch, was ... Read More »

Journalist admitted to hospital

Eminent journalist Zahiduzzaman Faruque has been admitted to United Hospital at Gulshan in the capital for cardiac surgery under noted cardiac surgeon Dr. Jahangir Kabir. Read More »

Bangladeshi dies in Indian hospital

A Bangladeshi, who was picked by members of Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) from Hapania border in Sapahar upazila on Saturday, died at a hospital in India on Sunday. Read More »

Fall in maternal, child deaths, waterborne diseases

The maternal and child death rates and waterborne diseases marked substantial reduction following laudable improvement in health services, sanitation and pure drinking water coverage in the country. Read More »

14 BRRI scientists promoted

Fourteen scientists of Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) have been promoted to Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) and equivalent post. Read More »

JRC gets Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Gold Medal

Dhaka: Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chancellor of Asia Pacific University, received Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Gold Medal-2012 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of education and research. Read More »