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Obaidul Quader opens the construction of viaduct and elevated station at Agargaon

Obaidul Quader, Road Transport and Bridges Minister, on Wednesday inaugurated the construction of viaduct and elevated station at Agargaon in the capital.   The total works on the metro rail project is Details

A Khulna court grants the bail of newsman

A Khulna court on Wednesday has granted bail to local journalist Abdul Latif Morol in a case filed under section 57 of the ICT Act over a Facebook post 'demeaning' Details

The conjoined Gaibandha twins-Tofa and Tahura isolated

The conjoined twins who were born in Gaibandha -- Tofa and Tahura – have been separated, according to the last update received from the operation theatre at Dhaka Medical College Details

UNO Gazi Tariq Salman appointed as senior assistant secretary of cabinet division

Gazi Tariq Salman, Barguna Upazila Executive Officer, who was sent to lockup by Chief Judicial Magistrate of Barisal in a bailable case out of personal grievance and at the behest Details

Siddiqur to get govt job in health ministry: Nasim

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim on Tuesday said ,Siddiqur Rahman, Titumir college student whose eyes were damaged during a demonstration in the capital recently, would get a job Details

The month of mourning starts today

August is the month of mourning. Today is the first day of mourning month. On the 15th day of this month in 1975, the Bangalee nation lost the greatest son Details

Civil society urges EC to earn public confidence

Civil society members who have already attended the Election Commission’s maiden conversation on Monday have urged the commission to gain public confidence through making their activities visible as an independent Details

A Bogra court puts three Bogra rape accused on three-day remand

A Bogra court on Sunday put] three Bogra rape accused on three-day remand. The accused are Bogra town unit Awami Sramik League convener Tufan Sarkar and two of his accomplices Details

Second-phase gas price hike invalid

The High Court on Sunday has announced the increase of second phase gas price for the domestic use from June 1 invalid.   The rate of household gas is to be reset Details

Safe water supply will be insured by 2021

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that works are running to ensure supply of safe water from surface water sources in all divisional cities by 2021.  "Programmes and processing are going Details

The judiciary should always be free from political influence :CJ

Chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Saturday said that the judiciary should always be free from political influence and impact. The chief justice also requested the government to make a Details

Khulna-Kolkata train service suspended for indefinite period

Passenger train service between Khulna and Kolkata(capital of West Bengal, India) which was launched on April 7 this year, now has been suspended for indefinite period.       Indian railways authorities have reportedly Details

Time is being taken for flawless probe : Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Friday said that time is being taken for Gulshan café attack case to make a flawless chargesheet. The minister said this after opening a painting Details

8 Bangladeshis come back after serving jail in India

At least 8 Bangladeshis have come back home after staying in jail for long time in India. They have returned home through Benapole port in Jessore on Friday, reports UNB. The returnees Details

Freedom fighter Major Ziauddin no more

Retired Army Major Ziauddin Ahmed, a sub-sector commander during Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971, died on Friday.   He breathed his last at Singapore General Hospital on Friday, his elder son Zakir Details

Suspected Rashed held in Natore

Police on Friday said, they held another key suspect of attack in Holey Artisan Bakery at Gulshan in Dhaka. The arrestee was identified as Aslam Hossain Rashed alias Rash, 20. Details

People use boats for movement as heavy downpour downs Dhaka

Heavy rainfall, triggered by active monsoon, originated from Bay of Bengal for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday blocked the country, including capital Dhaka, throwing the life out of gear. Heavy Details

EC has been working independently in every field, including decision making

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the Election Commission (EC) is an independent body and it's working fully independently, BSS reported.    "The Election Commission has been working independently in every Details

Saima Wazed awarded International Champion Award for autism work

Prime Minister’s daughter Saima Wazed Hossain was awarded the International Champion Award from Shema Kolainu, a New York-based School and Center for Children with Autism, for her relentless and innovative Details

We will have to eliminate corruption at any cost

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said, we will have to remove corruption at any cost. We will have to create public awareness and take a strong stance against the Details