Dhaka: 1:56 AM, Sun, 20 Oct, 2019

Five US senators due Sunday

Five New York City State Senators are expected to arrive in Dhaka on Sunday, on a week-long visit to observe on ground the massive development, taking place in Bangladesh.

11 Bangladeshis confirmed among 36 dead in Saudi road crash

Eleven Bangladeshis were confirmed dead as a bus carrying pilgrims collided with another vehicle near Medina in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.

Export sectors to get VAT relief on utilities

The export-oriented organizations or the industries in Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZ) will get exemption from payment of value-added tax (VAT) on utility services like gas, water and electricity bills.

Abrar murder: Shamim, Moaz sent to jail

A Dhaka court has sent Shamim Billah and Moaz Abu Huraira to jail after five days of remand in BUET student Abrar Fahad murder case.

President flies for Japan Sunday

President M Abdul Hamid is set to leave Dhaka Sunday on an eight-day official visit to Japan and Singapore.

Govt mulls separate cell to control mosquito-borne diseases

The government is mulling to constitute a separate cell to control mosquito and resolve health complications related to mosquito.

Honest, qualified persons to be made leaders: Nasim

Awami League Presidium Member Mohammed Nasim said that honest and qualified persons will be made leaders in the next conference of the party.

‘Youths getting involved with militancy from radicalization’

Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) Chief Monirul Islam has said that those are being held or arrested as militant suspects, they were somehow involved with militancy earlier.

Mother, son killed in Barishal road crash

A woman and her son were killed and injured four others in a road accident on Patuakhali-Barishal-Dhaka highway on Saturday noon.

‘No wrongdoer will be spared’

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has reiterated that none will be spared if anyone is found involved in wrongdoing, irregularity, corruption and casino business.

Germany urged to put pressure on Myanmar on Rohingya issue

Bangladesh has urged Germany to put pressure on Myanmar so that they can start taking their nationals back.

Over 100 traders become pauper in Chattogram market fire

Over 100 traders have become pauper as a devastating fire, broke out at Jahur Hawkers Market in Chattogram city early Saturday, has burned down their shops and valuables.

Jahur Market in Chattogram catches fire

A devastating fire broke out at Jahur Hawkers' Market at Kotwali Thana of the Chattogram port city early Saturday.

Body found in Dhamrai

Police has recovered the dead body of an unidentified man from Dhamrai in Dhaka.

Selim Pradhan put on fresh remand

A Dhaka court put Salim Pradhan, alleged kingpin behind online casino business in the country, and two of his cohorts on a three-day fresh remand.