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Flood hits Moulvibazar haor areas

Although the flood situation in many areas along the Manu and Dhalai rivers in the district has improved, vast areas around different haors were affected by flood newly.

2 students go missing in sea

Two students went missing in the Bay of Bengal while swimming in Bashbaria beach under Sitakunda upazila on Thursday.

Khandker Mosharraf inducted into AL Advisory Council

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain has been made a member of Awami League Advisory Council.

Muhith under fire in Parliament again

Opposition MP Pir Fazlur Rahman on Thursday harshly criticised Finance Minister AMA Muhith in Parliament for what he said protecting those involved in plundering banks and the share market.

WB should support national priority of a country, WB ED tells PM

Visiting World Bank Executive Director Aparna Subramani on Thursday told Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that she also thinks the global lending agency should support the national priority of a country.

Internet use to see 5pc VAT cut: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said the value added tax (VAT) on the internet use will be reduced by 5 percent to 10 percent at the end-user level fromRead More...

UN chief, others to visit Rohingya camps soon 

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is likely to visit Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar on July 2 to see the situation on the ground and UN agencies engagement in the camps. 

2 cops hurt in Bagerhat crude bomb attack on police van

Two policemen were injured in a crude bomb attack on a police van at Rajoir bus stand in Sharankhola upazila on Thursday.

Public hearing witnesses heated debate on EVC meter

Regulatory body member contradicts commission’s own order

Public hearing on gas price hike witnessed a heated debate on Thursday on electronic gas volume corrector (EVC) meter as one of the members of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory CommissionRead More...

Road crashes kill 10 in 4 districts

At least 10 people were killed and 50 others injured in separate road accidents in Khulna, Bhola, Kishoreganj and Khagrachhari districts on Thursday.

Popular news of Bangladesh

Lt Gen Aziz Ahmed made new Army Chief

The government has appointed Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the new chief of Bangladesh Army.

Flood situation worsens in Moulvibazar; 3 lakh marooned

The flood situation in five upazilas of the district worsened further on Saturday with water inundating new areas, leaving around 3 lakh people of several hundred villages marooned.

UAE wants to boost its investment in Bangladesh, says envoy

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Bangladesh Saed Mohamed Al Mheiri on Monday said his country wants to increase its investment flow in Bangladesh to become one of its major ...

Call centre soon to receive complaints about power services: Nasrul

No load-shedding in the country now, he claims once again

The Power Division is going to set up a single-digit call centre by the next year so that consumers from across the country can lodge their complaints about the electricity ...

Hearing on Rohingya issue held in ICC; decision still pending

A closed-door hearing on Bangladesh’s submission on Rohingya issue was held at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Wednesday but a decision in this regard ...

UN, WB chiefs likely to visit BD to see Rohingya situation

They ‘arrive on July 1’ on a two-day tour

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim are likely to be here on a two-day visit on July 1 mainly to see the Rohingya situation ...

Democracy now well protected: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said democracy in the country is now well protected while its economy is standing on a strong ground.

UN for sustained HR monitoring on ground before Rohingya repatriation

Dhaka encouraged for greater engagement to address rights concerns

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has reiterated that no Rohingya repatriation should take place in the absence of sustained human rights monitoring on the ...

Bangladeshi jumps to death in Makkah

A Bangladeshi man on Wednesday threw himself to death from the first floor into the Kaaba circumambulation area at the Grand Mosque (Haram Mosque) in Makkah ...

Rohingya leader hacked to death at Balukhali camp

A Rohingya leader was hacked to death in front of the distribution center at Balukhali camp by so-called “opponent group” on Monday night.