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Man killed in Feni ‘shootout’ with Rab

An alleged drug trader was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion(Rab)at Kalipas area in the district headquarter on Tuesday night.

New evidence points to massacre of Hindus in Rakhine: AI

‘It’ll be very pathetic if Myanmar tries to use this as justification'

A Rohingya armed group brandishing guns and swords is responsible for at least one, and potentially a second, massacre of up to 99 Hindu women, men, and children as wellRead More...

Youth jumps off building trying to escape police torture

A young man was severely injured as he allegedly jumped off the roof of Sadar Police Station in a bid to escape the police torture on Monday evening.

NHRC worried at killings in ‘gunfights’ 

Voicing concern over the killings of suspected drug traders in reported gunfights with members of law enforcement agencies across the country, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday saidRead More...

Leopard beaten dead by villagers in Faridpur

A leopard was beaten to death by the locals at Ghopghat Dakkhinpara village in Madhukhali upazila early Tuesday.

Man gets life in prison for murder in Sherpur

A court here on Tuesday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for killing a farmer in Nakal upazila in 2013.

Enforcement of laws stressed for ensuring safe food

Speakers at a workshop on Tuesday called for proper enforcement of laws to ensure safe and hygienic food for all.  

MJF worried at killing of 2 Tripura girls

Condemning the killings of two teenage girls of an ethnic minority group in Sitakunda upazila after ‘rape’, Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) on Tuesday urged the local administration to play anRead More...

‘Mugger’ sustains bullet injury in city gunfight

An alleged mugger sustained bullet injury during a gunfight between police and his accomplices in the city’s Jurain graveyard area early Tuesday.

Hearing on Khaleda’s bail pleas in 2 cases adjourned for Wednesday

Bail petitions in 2 more cases filed

The High Court on Tuesday adjourned until Wednesday the hearing on two petitions filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking bail in two cases.

Popular news of Bangladesh

IIMC Alumni: Ihsanul  Karim President, Zahid Newaz Khan Gen Secy 

Ihsanul  Karim, Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, and Zahid Newaz Khan, Chief News Editor of Channel i and Editor of Channel i Online, have been elected President and ...

US for participatory polls in Bangladesh

It wants Myanmar to do its part to end Rohingya crisis

The United States on Thursday underlined the importance of holding "free, fair and participatory election" in Bangladesh that truly reflects the will of Bangladeshi people. 

US House committee approves legislation against senior Myanmar army officers

Legislation holding senior level Myanmar military officials accountable for mass atrocities against the Rohingya passed out of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Over 75pc of all pasteurized milk unsafe for direct consumption: icddr,b  

The icddr,b scientists have revealed that more than 75 percent of all pasteurized milk available on the local market is unsafe for direct consumption.

Myanmar assures Bangladesh of accelerating Rohingya repatriation process

Dhaka finds progress in talks but sees repatriation very complex, difficult

Amid no visible progress over Rohingya repatriation, Myanmar on Thursday assured Bangladesh of accelerating verification process to start repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar. 

US disappointed over reported irregularities in KCC polls 

UN reiterates call for fair polls 

The United States has expressed disappointment over reported irregularities and intimidation in Tuesday’s Khulna City Corporation elections but congratulated all the parties on making the elections inclusive.

Bangladesh-Myanmar 2nd JWG meeting underway 

The second meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG), dedicated to overseeing the repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar, has begun here, aiming ...

Myanmar wants repatriation of 1101 verified Rohingyas

Bangladesh pushes for conducive environment, safety for returnees

Myanmar has urged Bangladeshi to start the repatriation of 1101 verified Rohingyas out of 8,032 persons received from Bangladeshi amid a very slow verification process of Rohingyas.

Properly publish good activities of govt, PM to media

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged journalists to properly publish the good activities of her government in the interest of the country, neither for her own gains ...

Dhaka to push for expediting Rohingya verification, repatriation process   

Bangladesh-Myanmar 2nd JWG meet in city Thursday

Bangladesh will “give a push” for expediting the verification and Rohingya repatriation process at the second meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) here on Thursday as little progress is ...