Dhaka: 12:31 PM, Sat, 07 Dec, 2019

One killed in Meghna launch collision

One passenger was killed and several others were injured in a head-on collision between two launches in Meghna river on Friday midnight.

Fire at Petrobangla Bhaban

The fire that originated at Petrobangla Bhaban in the capital’s Karwan Bazar area on Saturday morning has been extinguished.

‘Bangladesh has become food surplus country’

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has said Bangladesh is a densely populated country with the lowest per capita agricultural land. Even under such situation, Bangladesh has become a food surplus country to the utter surprise of the world community.

Rumpa's death: Students stage demonstration at Siddeshwari

Stamford University students have staged demonstration demanding justice over the alleged murder of their fellow student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa.

Brahmanbaria’s ‘billionaire peon’ arrested

Police arrested a 4th class employee of Sadar Sub-registry office, who reportedly made huge wealth illegally, from the district town on Friday morning.

Quader blames BNP for price hike of necessary commodities

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader has blamed BNP over the price hike of essential commodities.

‘India had immense contribution in Liberation War of Bangladesh’

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said India had immense contribution and cooperation in the Liberation War of Bangladesh. Since, a friendly relation exists between the two countries which will be further strengthen in the coming days.

17 Bangladeshis held on Myanmar maritime border

Myanmar coast guard nabbed 17 Bangladeshi fishermen as their boat entered the country’s maritime territory after disturbing its engine.

116 sacks of VGF rice seized

A total of 116 sacks of rice meant for distribution among poor people under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme were seized in Barpara union of Cumilla.  

CJ condemns chaos at courtroom

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain condemned the chaos made by pro-BNP lawyers at courtroom and said “Everything has a limit…”

No room for intruders in Awami League: Amu

Awami League advisory council member also former Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu said, Awami League is an organization of mass people. There will be no room for intruders.

Discard ‘negative mindset’ about disabled people: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today renewed her government’s determination to build a disparity-less society and urged the people to discard their “negative mindset” about the persons with disabilities.

Shahidul Karim new Bangladesh envoy to Bhutan

The government has appointed AKM Shahidul Karim, currently serving as the Chief of Protocol officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as Bangladesh’s new Envoy to Bhutan.

TIB finds no possibility to return Rohingyas

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman finds no possibility to return the displaced Rohingyas to their homeland Myanmar.

PM opens 'Subarno Bhaban' for disabled persons

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated Jatiya Protibondhi Complex 'Subarno Bhaban' constructed on the premises of National Foundation for Development of the Disabled Persons in the capital’s Mirpur area on Thursday.