The trial in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed against Ex Prime minister of Bangladesh and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and three others is to be held today inside Dhaka Old Central Jail at...Full News..
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Myanmar, on Tuesday at United Nations...Full News..
A Syrian man living in Japan has opened a school in Bangladesh for young Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar. Mazen Salim, 43, who runs a trade business and lives in the...Full News..
Dhaka - Myanmar and U.N. agencies signed an agreement that might eventually lead to the return of some of the 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled brutal persecution by the country's security forces and...Full News..
Bangladesh AL General secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the government will not bow down to any pressure over its ongoing anti-drug drive. “We...Full News..
Teknaf Municipality Councillor Ekramul Haque was shot and killed on May 26 as the government expanded its controversial anti-drug crackdown. His family claims security forces killed Ekram in cold...Full News..
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has extended till June 24 its previous order that stayed the High Court order granting bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two cases filed in Cumilla,...Full News..
Three alleged criminals were killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in Feni, Barisal and Mymensingh districts early today. Five police personnel were also injured during the...Full News..
DHAKA - Students have begun to boycott classes and examinations at universities and colleges across the country demanding a gazette notification abolishing quota system as per Prime Minister’s...Full News..
After much anticipation, the Bangabandhu-1 satellite launch has been successful, taking the country to space Bangladesh has many things to take pride in. In 2018, Bangladesh became eligible for...Full News..
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led 20-party alliance will boycott the next general election if its chief Khaleda Zia cannot take part in it, reports UNB. Top leaders of the alliance...Full News..
FILE- In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, Rohingya Muslims travel on a raft made with plastic containers on which they crossed over the Naf river from Myanmar into Bangladesh, near Shah Porir Dwip,...Full News..
Bangladesh recorded the 10th highest number of deaths from HIV/AIDS among Asian countries in 2016, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has revealed. According to the recent...Full News..
Rohingya refugee Senoara Khatun knew nothing about HIV/AIDS until doctors found the immunodeficiency virus in her bloodstream, days after the expectant mother and her husband escaped to Bangladesh...Full News..
Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon today said the wastage of sacrificial animals would be removed within 24 hours. "We have started removing the wastage. Both the Dhaka...Full News..
Cases against human traffickers and middlemen are piling up due to shortage of judges in Cox’s Bazar. From 2012 to July 2017, a total of 437 cases were filed under the Prevention and Suppression of...Full News..
Bangladesh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to buy 1 million tonnes of Thai rice a year, and agreed to start talks with Thailand on forming a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which...Full News..
Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman on Thursday said legal action will be taken against the hajj agencies responsible for visa complexities of hajj pilgrims, leading to flight...Full News..
Seven years ago, an initiative was taken to introduce a uniform examination system for admission to public universities to reduce the trouble faced by students and guardians at the time of...Full News..
Five people including three children of a family were killed and another one went missing in a landslide in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong early today. The deceased were identified as Fatema,...Full News..
A moderately strong earthquake struck off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima today but no fresh damage to the crippled nuclear power plant there was reported and there was no risk of a tsunami,...Full News..
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Annisul Huq has blamed the mosquito population inside people's houses for the chikungunya outbreak. He claimed the viral disease was spreading fast because of...Full News..
North Korea on Tuesday launched yet another ballistic missile in the direction of Japan, South Korean officials said, part of a string of recent test-firings as the North works to build a...Full News..
Tokyo- The Saga District Court on Tuesday gave the green light to switch on two more nuclear reactors despite heavy public opposition, in the latest victory for the Japanese government's pro-nuclear...Full News..
Asian Development Bank or ADB has awarded three of its best performing project teams in Bangladesh as part of its "efforts to promote efficient project implementation." "The project teams were...Full News..
Describing Pahela Baishakh celebrations as part of the country's tradition, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon people to stay alert about misinformation regarding the...Full News..
The transport workers called an indefinite transport strike in 10 districts of Khulna division from Sunday protesting the life imprisonment of a bus driver over the deaths of Tareque Masud, Mishuk...Full News..
Charge d affaires of Bangladesh Embassy to Libya Muhammad Mozammel Haque escaped narrowly being hit by a bullet at the Embassy while observing the second day programme of 'Amor Ekushey' on the...Full News..
Police on Thursday recovered a pistol, six bullets and a magazine from the village home of Abdul Kader Khan in connection with the murder of Gaibandha-1 MP Manjurul Islam Liton. The law enforcers...Full News..
US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Wednesday said she had a meeting with the BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to understand the current political climate in Bangladesh mentioning that it was her...Full News..
Police have arrested Abdul Kader Khan, former Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) MP from Jatiya Party (JP), over the killing of lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton. Detectives Branch (DB) of Police arrested Kader...Full News..
The United Nations' refugee agency has asked Bangladesh to allow it to negotiate with the United States, Canada, and some European countries to resettle around 1,000 Rohingya Muslims living in the...Full News..
British high commissioner in Dhaka Alison Blake has said the crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar spearhead by the country’s army is tantamount to genocide. The western diplomat made the...Full News..
A deputy director of Bangladesh bank was killed and three people were injured in an accident at Ittefaq Mor in city’s Motijheel area on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Golam...Full News..
A Bangladeshi fisherman was shot dead and another injured as Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) opened fire on them while fishing in the Bay of Bengal near Teknaf Upazila early Monday. The victim...Full News..
Police in a drive arrested a fugitive death row convict in the Narayanganj seven‐murder case from Vayna crossing area in Magura town on Sunday morning. The arrestee—Enamul Kabir, in his...Full News..
Samakla JournoA half-day hartal in protest against the killing of a local journalist in crossfire during a clash between two factions of ruling Awami League is underway since Saturday...Full News..
A red carpet was rolled out as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Dhaka today on a three-day official visit at the invitation of his Bangladesh counterpart Abdul Hamid. President Hamid...Full News..
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrives in Dhaka today (Wednesday) on a three-day official visit to advance the 'special relations' with Bangladesh. A special flight carrying Abbas and his...Full News..