Thursday 19 April, 2018 07:02:31 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) – A court here on Thursday placed the Chief Engineer of the Department of Shipping Dr SM Nazmul Haque on a one-day remand in a graft case.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 06:45:39 pm
Dhaka, March 19 (UNB) – Speakers at a roundtable in the city have called for making the river routes in Sundarbans off limit for the ships carrying oil, chemical, coal and harmful materials and preserve the mangrove forest.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 06:35:41 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Thursday said that the government will set up an ‘Agar industrial park’ in Moulvibazar to utilize its potentials in the export market.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 06:24:09 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) – Describing the Editors’ Council’s concern over some sections of the proposed Digital Security Act as logical Law Minister Anisul Huq on Thursday assured that steps will be taken so that the editors could place their recommendations before a Parliamentary body meeting in this regard on April 22.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 06:20:52 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) - BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday urged all the political parties to get united over the issue of holding the next general election under a non-party neutral government.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 05:37:33 pm
Jhenaidah, Apr 19 (UNB) – A court here on Thursday sentenced two people to life term imprisonment in a case over killing a farmer at Narikelbaria village in Sadar upazila in 2004.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 04:53:19 pm
Pabna, Apr 19 (UNB) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq on Thursday said the government will launch free medical services for the freedom fighters within a month.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 03:34:41 pm
London, Apr 19 (UNB)- The 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting-CHOGM-2018 kicked off here on Thursday with the theme “Towards a Common Future’.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 03:33:01 pm
London, Apr 19 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is now in London to join the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), has cleared 13 urgent files digitally.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:53:41 pm
A man was shot to death allegedly by some robbers at Chotodesh village in Kanaighat upazila early Thursday.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:50:42 pm
Tension mounted following the death of a new mother who lost her life at a private hospital here due to ‘negligence of physicians’ on Thursday.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:24:27 pm
The vessel carrying 775 tonnes of coal capsized in the Pashur River in Mongla upazila near the Sundarbans on Saturday due to inefficiency of its helmsman, according to a probe report.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:08:24 pm
A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and Detective Branch (DB) of police at Kongshonagar in Burichang upazila early Thursday.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:01:43 pm
A man was stabbed to death allegedly by his rivals over an enmity at Hossainpur Maholla in Sirajganj municipality area on Wednesday night.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:31:01 am
Cumilla, Apr 19 (UNB) - A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) was killed when a speeding truck ran over him on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Chauddagram upazila on Wednesday night.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 09:51:43 am
Two minor girls drowned in a pond at Boro Bakail village in Sadar upazila on Wednesday.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 09:49:27 am
Police on Wednesday night arrested a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami from Shamserbad area in the municipality town in connection with an arson case.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 12:17:53 am
Jashore, Apr 18 (UNB) – A schoolboy was killed as a speedy truck dashed his bicycle on Keshabpur-Boga road in Keshabpur upazila on Wednesday afternoon.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 02:08:17 pm
Ride sharing service provider OBHAI has added 650 CNG three-wheelers to its existing fleet in a move to strengthen its services.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:17:40 am
Palm Beach, Apr 19 (AP/UNB) — President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, as Abe had wanted.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 09:57:27 am
Kazi and Kazi Tea, a leading producer of organic fine tea, has signed an agreement with online trading platform Sindabad.com to supply tea to organizational purchasers.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 06:39:19 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) – The famous Iranian director Majid Majidi’s debut Indian movie 'Beyond the Clouds' is going to be released on Friday in India.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:40:11 pm
The Dubai International Film Festival says it will skip holding the event this year, instead becoming biennial and reconvening in 2019.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 08:42:38 am
The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots Wednesday evening as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:45:42 pm
Surgeons pack donated organs on ice while racing them to transplant patients but it may be time for a warmer approach. British researchers said Wednesday that keeping at least some livers at body temperature instead may work better.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:55:58 am
Medical services at Lohagara Health Complex of the district have long been getting hampered for various problems, including the shortage of physicians and accommodation.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 07:23:24 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) – Prime Bank South Zone took a 237-run lead in the 2nd innings with four wickets remaining in hand against Walton Central Zone after the 3rd day’s play of the 5th round four-day match of Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at Shaheed Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Thursday.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 07:17:18 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) - A six-member Bangladesh Table Tennis team flew for Maldives on Thursday to take part in the seven-nation South Asian Junior and Cadet Championship, which will kick off on Friday.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 06:36:59 pm
Dhaka, Apr 19 (UNB) - Holders Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) North Zone brightened their chance to retain the league title with a convincing innings and 28-run victory over Islami Bank East Zone on the 3rd day of the four-day 5th round match of the 6th Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 08:57:09 am
Juventus was held to a 1-1 draw at Crotone as Wednesday and will not be able to clinch a seventh successive Serie A title this weekend against closest rival Napoli.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 08:55:09 am
Cristiano Ronaldo came through for Real Madrid again, this time with a backheel flick that saved his team from a loss in the Spanish league.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 08:53:46 am
Sergio Aguero is recovering after surgery on his left knee and will start treatment soon, Argentina's football association said on Wednesday amid uncertainty about the player's fitness for this summer's World Cup.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:19:25 am
NASA's Tess spacecraft embarked Wednesday on a quest to find new worlds around neighboring stars that could support life.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 04:38:47 pm
Bangkok, Apr 19 (AP/UNB) — Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungle where they fled to escape clashes between the Myanmar's army and the Kachin guerrillas in the country's north.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:44:05 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Berlin for meetings with Angela Merkel in the hopes of winning support from the German chancellor on his ambitious reform plan for the European Union.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:43:12 pm
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck in southern Iran near a nuclear plant, shaking Bahrain and other areas around the Persian Gulf. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 01:42:35 pm
Pakistani police say a group of men on motorcycles hurled acid at three female university students in the city of Gujrat.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 12:46:48 pm
A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency for the affected areas.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 12:31:52 pm
Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungle where they fled to escape clashes between the Myanmar's army and the Kachin guerrillas in the country's north.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:40:36 am
A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:23:00 am
The U.N. Security Council is heading to a remote Swedish estate this weekend for its annual retreat with the secretary-general after one of its most contentious weeks in years that saw ambassadors accusing each other of lying about a suspected chemical attack in Syria.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:21:16 am
A senior Japanese finance ministry official resigned Wednesday after being accused of sexual misconduct in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's embattled government, already hit by cronyism and other scandals.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:14:20 am
Malaysian opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday that huge rallies indicate some of the ruling coalition's traditional Malay supporters are now favoring the opposition and a change of government is possible in next month's elections.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:07:21 am
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that nobody has been tougher on Russia than him and that he'll hit Moscow with new sanctions "as soon as they very much deserve it."
Thursday 19 April, 2018 09:58:59 am
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."
Thursday 19 April, 2018 09:37:27 am
U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off and triggered a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines jet.
Thursday 19 April, 2018 09:20:34 am
In his first public comments since his wife's death, former President George H.W. Bush said Wednesday that he used to tease his spouse of 73 years that he had a complex about how much people liked her.