Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 03:05:40 AM
Metro rail to open on December 16, 2021: Quader

Metro rail to open on December 16, 2021: Quader

The government has planned to inaugurate the much-hyped first-ever metro rail service in Dhaka on December 16 in 2021. 

2020-01-28 19:47:28
HC upholds death sentence for 8 in Sima murder case

HC upholds death sentence for 8 in Sima murder case

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday (Jan 28) upheld the death sentences of eight convicts among 10 given by a court in a case filed for raping and killing a school student Shrimti Nath Sima of Laxmipur.

2020-01-28 18:49:51
3 students killed as train hits bike in Gopalganj

3 students killed as train hits bike in Gopalganj

Three students were killed and another was severely injured as a train hit their motorcycle at Biswanathpur rail crossing in Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj on Tuesday (Jan 28).

2020-01-28 18:07:50
Destiny group MD Rafiqul Amin jailed for 3 years

Destiny group MD Rafiqul Amin jailed for 3 years

A Dhaka court has sentenced Destiny group managing director (MD) Rafiqul Amin to three years imprisonment in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for not submitting his wealth statement.

2020-01-28 13:58:03
5 of a family killed in Moulvibazar fire

5 of a family killed in Moulvibazar fire

Five members of a family were killed after a fire broke out at a building in Moulvibazar town this morning (Jan 28).

2020-01-28 13:08:12
Letter sent to China to bring back Bangladeshi students

Letter sent to China to bring back Bangladeshi students

Dhaka issued a letter to Beijing to bring back Bangladeshi students, who are now in coronavirus-stricken China.

2020-01-28 12:31:18
Sramik Dal leader bullet-injured in city

Sramik Dal leader bullet-injured in city

Co-organizational secretary of Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal under Wari Police Station has reportedly been bullet-injured while campaigning ahead of city corporation polls.

2020-01-26 21:47:20
JS passes Voter List (Amend) Bill

JS passes Voter List (Amend) Bill

The Voter List (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) extending the timeframe for updating the voter list from existing 30 days to 60 days.

2020-01-26 20:06:15
Writ filed against Tabith’s candidacy

Writ filed against Tabith’s candidacy

A writ petition was filed against BNP-nominated mayoral candidate Tabith Awal seeking cancellation of his candidacy to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls alleging that he concealed wealth information in his election affidavit.

2020-01-26 20:00:34
Clash incident not expected: British envoy

Clash incident not expected: British envoy

Saying that clash incident was not expected, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson hoped for fair elections.

2020-01-26 18:40:08
2 killed in Keraniganj wall collapse

2 killed in Keraniganj wall collapse

Two persons including a child have been killed and two masons injured following a wall collapse at Goppar area under Keraniganj Model Police Station on Sunday (January 26).

2020-01-26 17:08:37
No level playing field inside EC

No level playing field inside EC

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar said there was no level playing field inside Election Commission.

2020-01-26 16:19:06
‘Drug peddler’ was killed Teknaf ‘gunfight’

‘Drug peddler’ was killed Teknaf ‘gunfight’

A suspected drug peddler was killed in an alleged gunfight with police at Whykang Dailkhal Par area of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday morning.

2020-01-26 13:27:00
PM opens several development schemes

PM opens several development schemes

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday (Jan 26) inaugurated several development schemes including two water treatment plants, two bridges, several train services and 12-hour transmission of BTV’s Chattogram centre programmes.

2020-01-26 13:01:18
PM opens two water treatment plants in Chattogram, Khulna

PM opens two water treatment plants in Chattogram, Khulna

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated two water treatment plants in Chattogram and Khulna aimed at meeting up the growing demand of pure drinking water of the localities.

2020-01-26 12:53:12