BD-US in discussion on bringing Bangabandhu’s killer back: Law Minister  

BD-US in discussion on bringing Bangabandhu’s killer back: Law Minister  

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Sunday said, Bangladesh is continuing its discussion with the United States to bring back one of the Bangabandhu’s killers, Rashed Chowdhury, from that country and the US remains positive to support Bangladesh legally. 

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PMO issues directive principles on road safety

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Sunday directed the Rajdhani Unnayan Katripakhya (RAJUK) to take legal actions against multi-storied buildings and shopping malls that are in violationRead More...

Missing Pabna trader’s body found after nine days

Police recovered the body of a missing trader under a bridge in the Malanchi area in Sadar upazila of the district on Sunday afternoon.

Schoolgirl raped in Panchagarh

A fifth-grader was reportedly raped by a local trader at Radhanagar union in Atoari upazila in the district.

Osiris Group, BRAC announce partnership

The Osiris Group, a frontier market private equity firm going to make investments in Asia, has partnered with BRAC, the world’s leading development organisation dedicated to development, povertyRead More...

IGP inspects Nat’l Eidgah security arrangements

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Javed Patwary on Sunday requested devotees to bring only prayer mats during the Eid congregation at the National Eidgah as there willRead More...

JU student drowns in Habiganj

A Jahangirnagar University student drowned in Sagar Dighi (large pond) in Baniachang upazila of the district on Sunday.

Missing college student found dead in Bagerhat

A college student who went missing on August 13 was found dead in a water body in Chitalmari upazila on Sunday.

PM to attend 4th Bimstec Summit in Nepal Aug 30-31

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to attend the fourth Bimstec Summit, scheduled to be held on August 30-31 in Kathmandu, Nepal, said an official on Sunday.

PM greets BD U-23 football team

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday congratulated the Bangladesh U-23 team for reaching the 2nd round of the Asian Games Men’s Football for the first time.

Local NGOs seek equal partnership from UN agencies, INGOs

Some local NGOs at a press conference on Sunday demanded equality in partnership from UN agencies and international NGOs (INGOs) rather than practice of treating as sub-contractors. 

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Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar dies at 75

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BD missions abroad observe National Mourning Day 

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Bangladesh Bank has issued an alert to all banks about any possible cyber attack in their systems. 

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DU student 'commits suicide'

A student of Dhaka University (DU) allegedly committed suicide jumping off the roof of his house at cantonment area on Wednesday night.

Netherlands providing US$ 12.5 mn grant for safe food in Dhaka

The Netherlands is providing a grant of USD 12.5 million to implement a project contributing to the development of a safe, sustainable and resilient food system for the ...

24,000 Rohingyas murdered in Rakhine since Aug last: Study

It says 18,000 Rohingya women, girls raped during this time  

Over 24,000 Rohingyas were murdered and 18,000 Rohingya women and girls raped during Myanmar’s crackdown in Rakhine State since August last year, says a research report.

It’s unconscionable to kill aid workers, civilians: UN 

World Humanitarian Day Aug 19

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator and Humanitarian Affairs chief Mark Lowcock on Friday renewed the call for civilians and aid workers everywhere to be better protected.

JU’s Zilany chosen as mentor for Rui-Bin Camp

Aflatun Kaeser Zilany, an undergraduate student of Jahangirnagar University, is now in Taiwan to participate in the Rui-Bin Camp, the mentoring program for young ...