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2 killed in Jashore lightning strikes

Two people including a woman were killed in two separate lightning incidents in Manirampur upazila on Sunday.

UN to help Rohingyas, says Lacroix

He recognises BD’s immense generosity

UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix on Sunday said the United Nations is fully committed to helping Rohingya people and ensure their safe and voluntary return toRead More...

NHRC for proper probe into Ekramul killing

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque on Sunday demanded proper investigation into the killing of Teknaf municipality councillor Ekramul Haque, who was killed in aRead More...

Tarique took British citizenship: Shahriar

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam on Sunday once again said BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman took British citizenship.

CMCH staff held for trading with fake medical certificate

Officials of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) held a staff of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) red-handed while taking money from an individual promising false medical certificate on Sunday.

Man plotted murders of wife, daughters in Narayanganj

A man allegedly instigated the murders of his first wife and two minor daughters at Ati Housing area of Sidhirganj as they were standing as obstacles to hisRead More...

Nat’l fruit show exhibits varietal richness

Like previous years, the three-day National Fruit Exhibition held at AKM Giasuddin Milky Auditorium in the city attracted huge visitors this time, too. 

Go to polling stations braving odds, BNP to Gazipur voters

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday urged the voters of Gazipur to be there at polling stations since morning to cast ballots on Tuesday bravingRead More...

2 killed, 17 injured in Sirajganj road crash

At least two people were killed and 17 others were injured as a bus and mini-bus collided head-on at Harinchara Bazar area of Ullapara upazila in the districtRead More...

BD with UN in establishing global peace: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reaffirmed Bangladesh’s firm commitment to remain engaged with the United Nations in its efforts towards preventing conflict and establishing peace in theRead More...

Popular news of Bangladesh

Lt Gen Aziz Ahmed made new Army Chief

The government has appointed Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the new chief of Bangladesh Army.

UAE wants to boost its investment in Bangladesh, says envoy

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Bangladesh Saed Mohamed Al Mheiri on Monday said his country wants to increase its investment flow in Bangladesh to become one of its major ...

Call centre soon to receive complaints about power services: Nasrul

No load-shedding in the country now, he claims once again

The Power Division is going to set up a single-digit call centre by the next year so that consumers from across the country can lodge their complaints about the electricity ...

Hearing on Rohingya issue held in ICC; decision still pending

A closed-door hearing on Bangladesh’s submission on Rohingya issue was held at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Wednesday but a decision in this regard ...

Art show on Rohingyas begins in city

A weeklong art exhibition on Rohingya refugees kicked off at Liberation War Museum on Wednesday with lighting the candles. 

UN, WB chiefs likely to visit BD to see Rohingya situation

They ‘arrive on July 1’ on a two-day tour

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim are likely to be here on a two-day visit on July 1 mainly to see the Rohingya situation ...

Road crashes in 9 districts leave 37 dead, 108 injured 

At least 37 people were killed and 108 others injured in road accidents in nine districts on Saturday.

UN for sustained HR monitoring on ground before Rohingya repatriation

Dhaka encouraged for greater engagement to address rights concerns

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has reiterated that no Rohingya repatriation should take place in the absence of sustained human rights monitoring on the ...

Thailand wants deeper economic ties with Bangladesh

Bangladesh lauded for its robust growth

Deputy Foreign Minister of Thailand Virasakdi Futrakul has expressed keen interest to deepen economic and cultural bonds with Bangladesh and lauded its robust growth and development success stories.

PM promises to change Bangladesh’s rural lifestyle

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government will be able to upgrade Bangladesh’s rural lifestyle into urban one if the continuation of the government is maintained.