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BCB Director Bobby’s mother dies

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – Rebecca Mohiuddin, wife of former MP Mohiuddin Ahmed and mother of BCB Director Ahmed Sajjadul Alam Bobby, passed away at a city hospital on MondayRead More...

BD’s LDC graduation a slap on ‘bottomless basket’ story tellers: PM  

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said Bangladesh's graduation to the developing country group is a slap on the faces of those who had thoughtRead More...

Schedules for Khulna, Gazipur city polls on Mar 31 

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – The Election Commission (EC) will announce the election schedules for Khulna and Gazipur city corporations on March 31 next. 

South Asian Conference on gender equality held at DU

Dhaka, March 19 (UNB) –A two-day South Asia Regional Conference on “Gender, Rights and Choices: Access to Justice in a Megacity” started at Dhaka University on Monday.

1.20 lakh Yaba pills seized in Cox’s Bazar

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB)-Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive recovered 1.20 lakh Yaba tablets from Noyapara area in Shah Porir DwipRead More...

Cabinet greets Hasina on her being world’s 2nd best PM

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – The Cabinet on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her being ranked the 2nd best Prime Minister in the world and for her dynamic,Read More...

Remove ambiguity in Children’s Act section: HC

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – The High Court on Monday issued a rule asking the government to explain as to why its inaction to remove the ambiguity in section 81Read More...

Hasina greets Putin on his re-election; looks for wider ties with Russia 

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election as President saying the bilateral relations between the two countries will flourishRead More...

BNP leader Ripon hospitalised 

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – BNP special secretary Asaduzzaman Ripon has been admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) as he fell sick.

Cabinet okays draft Fertiliser Act with tougher penalty

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) -The Cabinet on Monday in principle approved the draft of “The Fertiliser (Management) Amendment) Act, 2018” with provision of harsher punishmentRead More...

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One plane crash injured admitted to DMCH burn unit 

Nepal puts death toll at 49; probe to take time 

Dhaka, Mar 15 (UNB) - Shahreen Ahmed, one of the injured passengers of crashed US-Bangla Airlines flight, arrived here on Thursday afternoon from Kathmandu of Nepal.

13 medical students of Nepal among plane crash victims

Sylhet, Mar 12 (UNB) – Thirteen Nepalese students of Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College and Hospital in Sylhet were among the victims of the US-Bangla aircraft that crashed at ...

Housing guideline launched for disaster prone rural areas

Dhaka, Mar 14 (UNB) - In order to build a disaster resilient nation through durable and sustainable housing in disaster prone rural areas, Housing and Building Research Institute ...

Take steps to avoid recurrence of plane crash: PM

One-day state mourning on Thursday

Dhaka, Mar 14 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday directed the authorities concerned to take all necessary steps to avoid the recurrence of such plane crash.

Bangladesh-Saudi Arabia JEC meeting underway in Riyadh

Dhaka, Mar 14 (UNB) –The 12th meeting of the  joint economic commission (JEC) of Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia started in Riyadh on Wednesday.

Biman passenger loses 25,000 THB from checked-in luggage

Dhaka, Mar 14 (UNB) – A passenger of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Dhaka-Bangkok route found his money – 25,000 Thai Baht -- stolen from his checked-in luggage on ...

Pilot, 3 crewmembers confirmed dead 

Dhaka, Mar 13 (UNB) - Abid Sultan, the pilot of the crashed US-Bangla Airlines flight who sustained injuries in the plane crash, died at Norvic Hospital in Kathmundu on Tuesday.

BD a connectivity hub between S Asia & Southeast Asia: Thai PM 

Dhaka, Thai policies can be synchronised to boost trade, economic connectivity

Dhaka, Mar 15 (UNB) - Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-chaon on Thursday termed Bangladesh a ‘gateway and connectivity hub’ between South Asia and South East Asia and offered ...

Rohingya Crisis: China, other big powers urged to show moral leadership

‘World needs to show it’s not ready to tolerate such barbaric acts’

Dhaka, Mar 13 (UNB) - United Nations Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng has urged the international community and influential countries to continue ...

USD 0.8 m endowment fund for Bangabandhu Chair at AIT 

Dhaka, Mar 15 (UNB) - A four-year endowment fund of about US$ 800,000 has been given for the Bangabandhu Chair professorship and doctoral research fellowship at the Asian ...