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No problem with gold in BB vault, claims Mannan   

State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan on Wednesday claimed that the gold kept in Bangladesh Bank vault is fine and the confusion over its adulteration wasRead More...

Left parties launch alliance to strengthen alternative political force

Eight left parties on Wednesday launched a new platform styled ‘Left Democratic Alliance’ to strengthen the alternative political force against bad politics.

Newly formed RMP, GMP get chiefs 

The Home Ministry has appointed two senior police officers as the chiefs of newly formed Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RMP) and Gazipur Metropolitan Police (GMP).

Bangladesh, EU talks Thursday

Bangladesh and the European Union will hold third diplomatic consultations on Thursday which will discuss a wide range of issues of common interest including political developments on both sides.

Minister sounds tough against forcing children into begging 

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki on Wednesday warned that tough action will be taken against the people who would force or use children forRead More...

Writ seeks stay on Kurigram-3 by-polls

A writ was filed with the High Court on Wednesday seeking a stay on the Kurigram-3 by-polls slated for July 25.

Debidwar UZ chairman held over land forgery

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police on Wednesday arrested an upazila parishad chairman from Shantinagar area of the capital on charge of grabbing land making fake documents.

Quota reform leader Rashed denied bail, sent to jail again 

A court here on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of Rashed Khan, joint convener of Bangladesh General Students' Rights Protection Council, and sent him to jail  in two separateRead More...

Bangladesh, Germany to sign e-passport deal Thursday 

German Minister in city to discuss political, Rohingya issues  

Bangladesh and Germany are set to sign an agreement on e-passport on Thursday as the government has decided to issue electronic passports alongside the machine readable passports (MRP) forRead More...

DU accords reception to two national professors

Dhaka University (DU) authorities on Wednesday accorded a reception to newly appointed two national professors -- Professor Emeritus Dr Rafiqul Islam and Professor Emeritus Dr Anisuzzaman.

Popular news of Bangladesh

Biggest US investment in Bangladesh: GE signs 7.4 bn power, LNG deals 

US company General Electric (GE) on Wednesday signed two separate deals – one with state-owned PDB and another with Summit Group, a local business house – to implement a number ...

US-Bangla Airlines celebrates 4 years of operation

US-Bangla Airlines celebrated four years of its service on Monday. 

Shahriar Alam hopeful of fair, inclusive election  

BD, France can consolidate democracy together, says French envoy

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Saturday hoped that the Election Commission, with the support of all political parties, administration and other stakeholders, will be ...

Khaleda’s legal consultant Carlile denied entry into India

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's legal consultant Lord Alexander Carlile was denied entry into India on Wednesday for not having obtained the appropriate Indian visa.

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh in city

Dhaka, Delhi to discuss security, border cooperation Sunday

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Friday on a three-day visit to discuss further on how two neighbouring countries can strengthen cooperation in security areas showing zero tolerance ...

IOM DG visits Rohingya camps

Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Sunday visited Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar.

BD land not for use by terrorists against India: Minister

Revised travel arrangement signed easing visa regime 

Bangladesh and India held the sixth home minister-level talks on Sunday where both the countries discussed different issues including cooperation between the neighbours with special focus on security cooperation.

India opens world’s largest visa centre in Dhaka  

5000 visas to be issued everyday 

A new integrated state-of-the-art Indian Visa Application Centre (IVAC), the largest ever Indian visa centre in the world, was inaugurated at Jamuna Future Park in the city on ...

DU denies banning outsiders

The authorities of Dhaka University have denied their previous order that restricts outsiders’ entry into the campus and said they never banned outsiders from entering into the DU ...

PM, Russian Dy PM open construction of Rooppur nuke plant’s 2nd reactor unit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation YuryIvanovich Borisov on Saturday jointly inaugurated the construction of the second reactor unit of Rooppur nuclear power plant ...