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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.

30-km tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway 

A 30-kilometre tailback was created on Dhaka-Chattogram highway from Daudkandi upazila on Friday following a road accident, inflicting untold sufferings on passengers for the 4th consecutive day.

3 minor boys drown in Laxmipur 

Three minor boys drowned in a pond at Mohadebpur village of Sadar upazila on Friday afternoon.

Case filed over ‘rape attempt’ on Gopalganj schoolgirl

A case has been filed against a grocer for his alleged attempt to rape a schoolgirl at Pena village in Kashiani upazila.

SUST admission tests Oct 13

The admission tests for the first year honours courses at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) under 2018-19 session will be held on October 13 next.

Traffic gridlock on Dhaka-Myemnsingh-Tangail highways

Vehicles were seen moving slowly on Dhaka-Mymensingh and Dhaka-Tangail highways on Friday following rush of home-bound people ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, creating suffering to people.

Missing minor girl found dead in Chattogram 

Police recovered the body of a minor girl from Kolpolok residential area under Bakolia thana on Friday morning.

Housewife’s throat-silt body found in Rajbari 

Police recovered the throat-silt body a housewife from his house at Barbakpur in Sadar upazila on Friday morning.

Japanese giant MC to acquire 25pc interest in SLNG

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), the Japanese trading giant, has agreed to acquire 25 percent interest in Summit LNG Terminal Co (Pvt) Limited (SLNG) and to develop a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)Read More...

Student movement: Families demand release of arrested children

Families of the students arrested during quota reform movement and safe road movement held a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Friday demanding their immediate release.

Popular news of Bangladesh

Dhaka for accelerating efforts to create environment in Rakhine

FM sees trail of widespread devastation suffered by Rakhine people

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has emphasised the need for accelerating efforts to create a conducive environment in northern Rakhine State and build houses and villages for returnees ...

Nasrul Hamid for promoting cross-border power trade 

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has said that cross border electricity trade through regional cooperation will play a pivotal role in the development of the SAARC (South ...

Power sector engineers urged to get ready to face future challenges

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid on Sunday urged the engineers of power sector to get them ready to face the future challenges.

Initiative to promote low-cost sanitary napkin launched  

Negligence in female menstrual hygiene costs 200 mn workdays a year 

 Speakers at a programme on Thursday urged for promoting affordable and sustainable sanitary napkin products for marginalized women to protect them from infectious diseases. 

Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar dies at 75

Golam Sarwar, Editor of Bangla daily Samakal, passed away on Monday night. He was 75.

BD missions abroad observe National Mourning Day 

Bangladesh missions abroad on Wednesday observed the National Mourning Day marking the 43rd anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with due solemnity and special ...

Dhaka 2nd least liveable city in the world

Bangladesh capital Dhaka has ranked the second least liveable city in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit annual global survey.

Nation set to observe National Mourning Day Wednesday

The nation will observe the National Mourning Day on Wednesday with due reverence and solemnity, marking the 43rd anniversary of assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur ...

Health Ministry, ICRC sign MoU to support Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital

Aims at catering quality services for both host, Rohingya populations   

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support the emergency department ...

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.