A huge fire has broken out at a 14-storey building in capital Dhaka.
A huge fire has broken out at a 14-storey building in capital Dhaka.
The government has published the gazette officially adding 16 union councils to Dhaka, thus more than doubling the size of Bangladesh’s capital.
Police have sought remand for the two arrested on Tuesday in connection with the murder of police superintendent Babul Akter’s wife Mahmuda Akter Mitu.
Mongolia’s non-resident ambassador Gonchig Ganbold has called on Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali at his office.
The government has decided to set up two control rooms to monitor hospital services during the long Eid vacation, the health ministry has said.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) has received the first prize from the government for its contribution to anti-drug movement, treatment and rehabilitation.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has dismissed speculation that police superintendent Babul Akter is being kept ‘under watch’ by law enforcers over the murder of his wife.
A Habiganj court has accepted the charge-sheet in the case over the murders of four children in the district’s Bahubal.
A man has died in a fire at a shopping centre in Chittagong.
To facilitate businesses ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, bank branches at commercial areas will remain open on Jul 2, 3 and 4.
The International Crimes Tribunal has ordered trial for six men from Gaibandha, including former Jamaat-e-Islami MP Abu Saleh Mohammad Abdul Aziz Mia aka Ghoramarha Aziz.
The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested five suspects over the murders of two people in May this year.
Police have brought charges against seven people, including former BNP ward commissioner MA Kayum in the murder of Italian national Cesare Tavella in Dhaka last year.
Police in Chittagong say they have arrested two more suspects in the murder of their colleague Superintendent Babul Aktar’s wife.
Youths under a UN initiative have launched a signature campaign to raise voice against drug abuse.
Six policemen are guarding super cop Babul Aktar – who is currently living in his wife's house ever since her murder on June 5 -- round the clock.
A pro-BNP lawyer has sent a notice to the police, seeking an explanation to how Uttara College student, Faizullah Fahim, died in its custody.
The Bangladesh government has given go-ahead to a loan agreement with Russia for setting up the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.
IT entrepreneur Mostafa Jabbar, best known for creating Bijoy, the first Bengali writing software, will lead Bangladesh’s top trade body for IT and software over the next three years.
With a smokescreen being drawn over the ‘questioning’ of SP Babul Aktar concerning his wife’s murder, the home minister has said the police officer had been summoned to crosscheck the identities of su.....
The government has approved the National Telecommunications Policy, 2016, which hopes to make mobile phones available to everyone by 2021, the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence.
There are 10,347 abandoned houses in the country, 6,406 of them in capital Dhaka, Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain has said in Parliament.
The much-awaited four-lane Dhaka-Chittagong Highway will open before the Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated early next month.
The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and the Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations for fifth and eighth graders, respectively, will be held this year too after the Cabinet rejected a proposal.....
Five men have been hospitalised in Dhaka after they were drugged and mugged by those locally known as the ‘Ogyan Party.
The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Dhaka has detained 14 members of an ‘organised gang’ of fraudsters who fleeced money from job-seekers promising jobs only to dupe them.
The under-construction flyover in Moghbazar-Mouchak area has hit Eid-time business badly.
Three men have died after being run over by a truck at Brahmanbarhia’s Sarail Upazila.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has sent an Eid-ul-Fitr greeting card to Prime Minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina, something she usually does, despite the intense political rivalry.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Detective Branch claimed Monday of arresting two more members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) in Dhaka.
A mild earthquake has shaken southern Bangladesh, including Chittagong City and the districts of Chittagong Hill Tracts.
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Bangladesh has lost Tk 184.25 billion to natural disasters between 2009 and 2014, according to a report by the country’s statistics bureau.
After informing of the arrests of two ‘killers’ of Mahmuda Aktar Mitu in Chittagong, police are not yet eager to speak about the issues of the ‘discussion’ with her husband SP Babul Aktar.
Swedish Prime Minister Kjell Stefan Löfven has phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking Bangladesh's support to Swedish candidature in the election of non-permanent membership of the UN Security Co.....
The Japanese Ambassador in Dhaka, Masato Watanabe, says he and the JICA chief in Bangladesh will prefer MRT to cars to go to the Prime Minister’s Office once the project is done.
After the deadly elevator mishap in Uttara, lawyers and litigants at the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court (CMM Court) in Dhaka are in a state of panic owing to repeated disruptions in the operati.....
Two more suspects arrested in the case over the murder of SP Babul Aktar’s wife have reportedly confessed in a Chittagong court to their involvement in the killing.
A Mymensingh court has sentenced a man to death for murdering a couple two years ago.
Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says the meaning of the ‘life imprisonment’ sentence is being misinterpreted in Bangladesh, creating confusion.
Dhaka police chief has said the overnight interrogation of SP Babul Aktar in the case over his wife’s murder is ‘nothing but a part of a natural process of investigation’.
BNP Standing Committee Member and former army chief Mahbubur Rahman, who was injured in a road accident in Dinajpur, has been admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka.
Police have informed of arresting two more suspects in the murder of Superintendent Babul Aktar’s wife.
A Dhaka court has granted more time for police to submit the report on fresh investigations over enmasse sexual assault on females during the 2015 Bangla New Year celebrations.
All state-owned and private commercial banks will be remain closed on Jul 4, a day before the official three-day Eid-ul-Fitr holiday starts.
The government has no plans to reduce power tariffs as cost of production continued to be higher than rates at which it is sold, says State Minister for Energy and Power Nasrul Hamid.
As many as 1,717 online newspapers have applied for registration with the government, says Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu.
Private Universities in Bangladesh have drawn flak from experts at a roundtable conference at the capital for gagging creativity and for stressing exclusively on market-based curricula.
Police have recovered four grenades and 117 rounds of bullet found buried at Srinagar in Munshiganj.
Bangladesh’s power plants have set a new record of power generation.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the work for construction of the Metrorail which aims to ease traffic congestions in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka.
Murdered Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu's father Yaar Hossain has said he is unable to tell the truth and is concerned about his family's safety.
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has brought back the Bangladeshis who went to seek shelter in India's Tripura state.
About 168 Bangladeshis, most of them women and children from a minority tribal community, has taken shelter in the Indian state of Tripura, an official has said.
After Croatia, Bangladesh state minister for foreign affairs is visiting Slovenia in a first-ever ministerial visit as part of Dhaka’s efforts to renew old ties.
BNP Standing Committee member Mahbubur Rahman and his wife have been injured in a road traffic accident in Dinajpur.
All passenger coaches for the Bangladesh railway under the Indian line of credit will arrive in Dhaka by December, the Indian High Commission has said.
Superintendent Babul Aktar firmly dismissed rumours of his arrest over his wife's murder and said Saturday he had been merely called to 'discuss the case.'
The Bangladesh National Hindu Grand Alliance has demanded a three-day holiday for the Durga Puja, instead of one-day, for celebrating the festival ‘smoothly’.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has launched a new train service between Dhaka and Chittagong called the ‘Sonar Bangla Express’.
The local government and rural development (LGRD) minister has said that 12 percent Bangladeshis are at risk of arsenic poisoning.
Authorities have reported finding three bags containing electronic devices from a canal in Dhaka, where a huge cache of arms and ammunition was found a week ago.
A man, who was arrested for trading in contraband yaba tablets, has died while being treated at a Mymensingh hospital.
US Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon has said that Washington is “proud” of its partnership with Bangladesh.
The elevator mishap at a shopping mall in Dhaka has claimed another life, taking the death toll in the incident to six.
A senior Bangladesh police officer, known for leading many counter-terrorism operations and whose wife has been murdered recently, is being questioned by police.
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Publishers speaking at an international seminar in Dhaka have vowed not to be daunted by attacks on them by terror outfits.
Two workers have died while cleaning a storage tank of a floating petrol pump on the Shitalakkhya river at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj, police have said.
Authorities have heightened security in prisons across the country, including Dhaka Central Jail.
A 35-year-old man has been arrested on charges of raping a woman at a Chittagong hotel, police have said.
At least one person has died on the spot and two others sustained serious burns when an autorickshaw they were travelling in went up in flames in Chittagong, police have aid.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says slain ‘terrorist’ ‘Shariful’ was the very person who had killed writer-blogger Avijit Roy.
At least five persons have died and scores were injured when a wall collapsed on them due to the impact of an elevator fall that also caused fire at a high-rise in Dhaka’s Uttara.
Fire Service has doused a fire that broke out at a high-rise in Dhaka’s Uttara.
Bangladesh and the US have agreed “to enhance cooperation” on matters of counterterrorism in the fifth annular ‘partnership dialogue’ that began in Washington on Thursday.
Determined to reach their ancestral home and celebrate Eid with near and dear ones, thousands turned up at Dhaka's Kamalapur Railway Station on Friday for advanced railway tickets for Jul 3.
A suspected robber has been killed in a 'shootout' with police early on Friday at Barisal’s Banarparha Upazila.
Three persons have been killed and two others injured after a truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head-on at Mymensingh’s Muktagachha Upazila.
At 80, Professor Serajul Islam Choudhury would like to go on working because that, he says, is how he has enjoyed life.
Former cultural affairs secretary Ranjit Biswas has passed away.
An audacious daylight robbery in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh has exposed holes in police preparedness to prevent extortion and violence during Ramadan.
Dhaka City police chief has promised firm steps against drivers taking wrong lanes and other forms of traffic rule violation.
The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has dubbed as baseless allegations made by slain Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu’s mother Anwara Begum.
Cruise enthusiasts will soon be able to sail in luxury from Kolkata to Dhaka and relish the sights of the celebrated Sundarbans mangrove forests, courtesy a river cruise service between India and Bang.....
The Border Security Force (BSF) of India on Wednesday apprehended two persons including a minor and seized 10 firearms along the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district.
A head-on collision between a human hauler and a pickup has left two people dead at Faridpur’s Boalmari Upazila.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia has warned that police will open fire, if necessary, to prevent crimes such as mugging and extortion ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr.
Artist and book cover designer Charu Pintu has been threatened with death.
A crash between Rajshahi-bound Chitra Express train and a private car has left four passengers dead and two seriously injured in Jessore’s Sadar Upazila.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the people to support her administration eradicate militancy from the country.
A Gazipur court has sentenced five persons including four of a family to death for murdering a lawyer eight years ago.
Sales of tickets from the railway station in Dhaka will be suspended on Jun 25 as a new train service between the capital and Chittagong will be launched that day.
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Bangladesh Ambassador to the US Mohammad Ziauddin has presented his credentials to Acting Governor-General of Belize Carlos Perdomo.
An Ekattor TV videographer has died of cerebral malaria at a Dhaka hospital, the private TV reports.
State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim says she has received a parcel carrying a leaflet with a photo of hanged war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid by .....
The CID have questioned three students of Comilla Victoria Government College in the Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case.
The US state department says it looks forward to “constructive conversations” with Bangladesh at the annual partnership dialogue beginning in Washingtonon Thursday.
Bangladesh has seen a near-record number of deaths this year from a phenomenon that appears to be worsening with climate change: lightning strikes.