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CEC declares roadmap for 11th National Election

Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Sunday declared roadmap for 11th National Election. CEC also said, the Election Commission has no scope to ensure a level-playing field before announcing the Details

Four suspected militants capitulate in Ashulia ‘militant den’ raid

Four suspected militants capitulated to members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) during an anti-militant raid on a den at Chakalgram-Chourapara in Ashuliaon Sunday.     Rab Director (legal and media wing) Mufti Mahmud Details

Imran Sarkar gets bail in defamation case

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarkar and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash got bail in a defamation case filed for their remarks ‘hurting’ prime minister Sheikh Hasina during a procession.   A court Details

Maintain good relations, close contact and coordination with all other associate agencies

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked SSF (Special Security Force) personnel to maintain good relations, close contact and coordination with all other associate agencies for ensuring foolproof security circle.     The Details

EC to publish election roadmap Sunday

The Election Commission will officially unveil its roadmap for the next parliamentary elections on Sunday. ‘The roadmap will officially be launched in a book format tomorrow (Sunday),’ EC secretary Muhammad Abdullah Details

Annisul Huq apologizes for his comment on chikungunya

DNCC (Dhaka North City Corporation) Mayor Annisul Huq on Saturday apologized for his comment on chikungunya.     The DNCC mayor on Friday at a press meet at the DNCC Nagar Bhaban said Details

Free Trade Agreement to be signed this year

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka agreed for entering into a free trade agreement this year.   The two countries came to the decision during official conversations between Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena Details

Khaleda urges govt to take steps to prevent the spread of chikungunya

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Friday requested the government to take instantly steps to check the spread of mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya. Khaleda Zia in twitter twitted that ‘I Details

Farhad Mazhar was not kidnapped

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Thursday said columnist Farhad Mazhar was not kidnapped, rather he left Dhaka and returned on his own accord.   "After analysing data and Details

Flood keeps 6.5 lakh people marooned in 13 districts

Disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that the government has taken all-out measures for affected people as flood stroke 45 upazilas in 13 districts.   "Almost 6.5 lakh Details

Flood situation deteriorates in 4 districts

The overall flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts has deteriorated further following the gushing water from the upstream and incessant rains. The floodwaters have flooded fresh areas of Details

Remittent rain brings sufferings to city dwellers

Remittent rain since Tuesday morning disrupted the simple life in the capital and most parts of the country. Commuters suffered greatly as main city streets went under water in the old Details

Without NID card BCS candidates can apply for exams

Without NID card BCS candidates can apply for exams   BCS (Bangladesh civil Service) Candidates can apply for  38th  examination without National Identity (NID) card, said Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC).   Public relations Details

Terrorists have no boundary, they have no religion

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said, Terrorists have no boundary, they have no religion and they're simply terrorists.”   Repeating that terrorists have no boundary and religion, the premier also emphasized Details

EC to begin conversations with political parties from July 31

The Election Commission will commence conversations with political parties and other stakeholders from July 31 to organize the next parliamentary elections. ‘The main scheme was finalized after reviewing it in the Details

Court puts accused Sohel on 7-day remand

A Dhaka court on Sunday placed the accused Sohel Mahfuz, an alleged militant leader and a key accused in the Gulshan café attack case, on a 7 -day remand.   Dhaka Metropolitan Details

Decision on ICT act Section 57 to be taken in August

After an inter-ministerial meeting at the secretariat, Anisul Huq, the minister for law, justice and parliamentary affairs, on Sunday said the government would decide on the future of section 57 Details

Shohel Mahfuz supplied explosives to the café attackers: police

The counter terrorism police on Saturday said they have held four people, including one of the suspected masterminds of Holey Artisan Bakery attack at Gulshan in Dhaka.   The suspected militant of Details

Farhad Mazhar was not abducted

Inspector General of Police A K M Shahidul Hoque on Saturday said that as per information available to police, it appeared that Poet and columnist Farhad Mazhar had not been Details

Water levels in 51 rivers go up, 32 fall

Water levels at 51 river stations observed by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have recorded rise while 32 stations marked fall.     Among the 90 monitored stations, one river station Details