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Fire breaks out at Air India office at Shahjalal International airport

A fire broke out at the office of Air India at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka this afternoon. A duty officer of fire service control room said, the fire broke Details

Ecnec approves project to mitigate Chittagong’s waterlogging

As the port city of Chittagong has been in the grip of long-lived waterlogging, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Wednesday approved a project involving Tk Details

Wage board for journalists is not necessary

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Tuesday said the proposed wage board for the newspaper houses and media is not necessary as the wages of journalists are higher than Details

My mother always encouraged my father to do politics for the people of this country

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said, my mother always encouraged my father to do politics for the people of this country.   The premier also said, Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa was the Details

RAB detains two Rohingyas with cache of firearms in Teknaf

Members of Rapid Action Battalion on Monday night detained two activists of a Rohingya insurgent group along with a cache of firearms at deep forest of Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar. The Details

One detained with 35 gold bars in Benapole port

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh on Tuesday morning held a man with 35 gold bars weighing four kilograms at Putkhali frontier under Benapole port police station. The commanding officer of 21 Details

Cabinet approves a proposal to open seven new Bangladesh missions abroad

The Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to open seven new Bangladesh missions abroad in addition to clearing another proposal for giving retrospective approval to already set up 17 missions Details

Investigation report submitted on Siddiqur’s eye injury

The investigation body, framed to investigate the incident of eye wound of Titumir college student M Siddiqur Rahman following alleged ‘police action’, has presented its report to DMP Headquarters.       Deputy Commissioner Details

A Bogra court sends rape victim to safe home

A local court in the Bogra district college sent college student, allegedly raped by suspended Sramik League leader Tufan Sarkar, to a safe home in another district. Emdadul Haque, Additional district Details

Gazipur road mishaps kill 7

Seven people, including three college students, were killed and nine others wounded in three separate road accidents in Gazipur on Monday. Five people were killed as a human hauler hit a Details

President leaves Dhaka for Singapore for medical check-up

President Abdul Hamid has flown to Singapore on Sunday afternoon for medical treatment there.   A regular flight of Singapore Airlines which was carrying the President, took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Details

BFUJ, DUJ leaders for annulling of section 57

Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) jointly arranges a demonstration programme in front of Jatiya Press Club on August 6, 2017 demanding repeal of section Details

Siddiqur perceiving little light on his left eye

The Indian consultants of Titumir College student Siddiqur Rahman, whose eyes were smashingly wounded in police action at a protest in Shahbagh in Dhaka on July 20, on Saturday said Details

2 cases enrolled over Banasree incident

Police have already begun two cases of sabotage and vandalism against over 50 unknown people following the clashes that erupted over the death of a domestic help at Dhaka's Banasree.   Two Details

Bus-train collision in Kishoreganj injures 40

A bus collided with a train and injured at least 40 people in Sirajganj. The incident took place at the gate of Shambpur around 2 pm on Friday. Locals rushed to the Details

Doctors found evidence of rape in forensic test: Police

Police on Friday said that doctors found evidence of rape after testing the girl who was raped by a local Sramik League leader. Abul Kalam Azad,Inspector (Operation) of Sadar Police Station Details

Two Chhatra League leaders expelled from organization

Two local leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League were expelled from the organization over an incident of sexual harassment at Kazipur upazila in Sirajganj on Thursday night. The expelled leaders were identified Details

Bodies of 2 missing students rescued

Bodies of two students, who went missing after a boat sank in the river of Padma at Thanpur Kheyaghat in Bagha upazila, were recovered on Friday afternoon.   The deceased were identified Details

Tofa, Tahura doing well but not out of risk

The conjoined twins-Tofa and Tahura, the 10-month-old babies from Gaibandha who were joined at the waist, are doing well after they were divided through a pioneering surgery conducted by the Details

Heavy downpour smashes city dwellers again

A sudden heavy downpour on Wednesday afternoon smashed the normal life of the city dwellers. The rain began pouring down around 1:30pm and continued for one and half an hours. Commuters, especially Details