Senior Correspondent: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to pay a bilateral visit to India.
Senior Correspondent: An international expert team will arrive in Dhaka tomorrow (Aug 21) in order to help Bangladesh to control Aedes mosquitoes.
Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has issued a rule asking the government to explain why Aysha Siddika Minni should not be granted bail in the case filed over the murder of Rifat Sharif in Barguna.
Staff Correspondent: Reaffirming that corruption will not be tolerated, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked to keep more vigil against corruption and ensure punishment so that this menace does not affect the country's development projects in any way.
Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 12 projects involving Tk 3,470.20 crore.
Diplomatic Correspondent: Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has expressed his hope that Teesta water-sharing deal will be signed between India and Bangladesh.
Staff Correspondent: Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has launched a combing operation to eliminate Aedes mosquitoes.
Staff Correspondent: The High Court has granted anticipatory bail for four weeks to President of Mohammadpur thana unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Mujahid Azmi Tanna in a case filed for attempting to snatch 212 goats in the capital.
Desk Report: World Mosquito Day is being observed today (20 August), which was first established in 1897.
Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has scrapped a High Court (HC) order that directed to maintain a status-quo for two months on publication of gazette notification of the ninth wage board.
Staff Correspondent: The hearing on a bail petition filed for Aysha Siddika Minni will be held at a bench of High Court (HC) Division this (Tuesday) noon.
Senior Correspondent: Law Minister Anisul Huq said the government has agreed in principle to form a commission to find out the conspirators behind killing of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: Myanmar’s Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) has arrived in Cox’s Bazar to collect the information of Rohingya abuse.
Senior Correspondent: Three members of a family who suffered burn injuries after a blast at their house in Kathra Kazibari area under Gazipur City Corporation early Saturday have died.
Secretariat Correspondent: Various kinds of electric equipment and prepaid meter will be manufactured in Bangladesh. That’s why an organization named Bangladesh Power Equipment Manufacturing Company Limited will be established.
Senior Correspondent: Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif said that the grenade attack took place in the rally of then opposition leader Sheikh Hasina on August 21 in 2004 under the patronage of BNP.
Uday Hakim, after returning from Dublin (Ireland): It was the second tour to Ireland. The first journey was two years back. Ireland's visa was granted in just two hours then! But now it took a little longer, three-day. Yet a country visa in Europe is available in three days! Yes, it’s easy to get!