Sunday, 17 December 2017

Storm kills 30 in Philippines

International Desk: A slow-moving storm has left more than 30 people dead and several others missing mostly due to landslides and floods and stranded thousands of holiday travellers in the central Philippines, officials said overnight.

Bangla News

BNP to stage countrywide demo on Monday

Senior Correspondent: As part of the programmes announced before, BNP will stage demonstration across the country tomorrow (Monday) protesting at what the party said harassing its leaders, including Khaleda Zia and Tarique Rahman, in false cases.

Bangla News

11 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack

International Desk: Afghan officials say Taliban militants have attacked two checkpoints in the southern province of Helmand, killing 11 police officers.

Bangla News

First nat’l digital registry for diabetes patient

Staff Correspondent: Nationwide electronic diabetes patient registry system has been introduced for the first time in the country with an aim to deliver quality care for patient living with diabetes through analysing epidemiology and treatment outcomes.

Bangla News

SAFF U-15: Bangladesh women beat Nepal by 6-0 goals

Sports Desk: Bangladesh U-15 team beat Nepal by 6-0 goals in opening match of the SAFF U-15 Championship held Sunday at Bir Sreshtho Shaheed Sipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur, Dhaka.

Bangla News

UN council mulls resolution over Jerusalem issue

International Desk: The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel’s capital.

Bangla News

Miss Iraq forced to flee country over taking selfie

Entertainment Desk: The Life of Miss Iraq 2017 has turned upside down after she took a selfie with her Israeli counterpart and posted it on social media.

Bangla News

REHAB fair to begin on December 21

Economic Correspondent: The Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) is going to arrange the five-day REHAB Fair-2017 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital from December 21.

Bangla News

Suicide bomber kills 7 at church in Pakistan

International Desk: A suicide bomber attacked a church packed with worshippers during Sunday service in Pakistan, leaving seven people dead and more than 20 others injured, authorities say.

Bangla News

DNCC by-polls to be held in last of Feb

Staff Correspondent: The mayoral by-elections of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held in last week of February.   

Bangla News

Man lynched in Faridpur for 'stealing'

Faridpur Correspondent: A man was lynched in Bilgazaria village under Sadar Upazila of the district on Sunday on allegation of stealing cattle.

Bangla News

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Flight operations resume at Shahjalal Intl Airport

Staff Correspondent: Flight operations at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport resumed Sunday morning as visibility improved.

Bangla News

Palestinian double amputee killed by Israeli sniper

International Desk: Two days before he was killed, Ibrahim Abu Thurayyah filmed a message to the Israeli army.  

Bangla News

Rennes 1-4 PSG - Neymar shines in return

Sports Desk: Neymar marked his return to the Paris St-Germain team with two goals and two assists as the Ligue 1 leaders swept aside Rennes.

Bangla News

DNCC Mayoral By-polls: EC starts meeting

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) started a meeting over the by-election to the mayoral post and elections in the 18 new wards of the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).

Bangla News

80,000 to attend Mohiudin’s qulkhawani

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: A mezban programmme has been arranged for 80,000 people on the occasion of qulkhawani of the late former mayor of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and President of City Awami League ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury to be held tomorrow (Monday).  

Bangla News

First janaza of Sayedul held at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

Staff Correspondent:  The first namaz-e-janaza of Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque was held around 10.10am on Sunday at South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

Bangla News

Argentina dismisses navy chief amid submarine investigation

International Desk: Argentina has dismissed the head of its navy as part of the investigation into the disappearance of a submarine with 44 crew members aboard last month.

Bangla News

33 houses gutted in Kaliakoir

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur:  At least 33 houses and goods were gutted in a devastating fire broke out in East Chandra area of Kaliakoir upazila of the district on Sunday morning.  

Bangla News

Woolly mammoth skeleton sold for 548,000 euros

International Desk: An ancient skeleton of a woolly mammoth has sold for €548,000 (£483,000; $640,000) at auction in the French city of Lyon.  

Bangla News

Landslide destroys village in Chile

International Desk: A landslide caused by torrential rain has killed at least five people in southern Chile and has destroyed dozens of houses.

Bangla News

First janaza of Sayedul will be held at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

Staff Correspondent:  The first namaz-e-janaza of Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque will be held around 9.30am on Sunday at South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.  

Bangla News

MP Happy Boral's daughter stabbed

Bagerhat Correspondent: Parliament member (reserved seat) Happy Boral's daughter has been stabbed while she was returning home after celebrating of Victory Day rally.

Bangla News

Tk 15 crore demanded for Rohingya camp

KMA Hasnat: Local Government Division has sought additional Tk 15 crore to ensure different humanitarian privileges like safe water and sewerage system for Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh from Myanmgar.  

Bangla News

AL activist stabbed dead in Jessore

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: An Awami League (AL) activist was stabbed to death by miscreants at Katakhal area of the district's Jhikargachha upazila on Saturday afternoon.

Bangla News

Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional North Korea talks

International Desk: America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.  

Bangla News

DNCC Mayoral By-polls: EC to hold meeting Sunday

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) is expected to hold a meeting on Sunday over the by-polls of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).

Bangla News

10 injured in Munshiganj BNP infighting

Munshiganj Correspondent: At least 10 people including cops and newsman have been injured in a clash between two rival groups of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of the district's Sirajdikhan.

Bangla News

Rahul Gandhi takes charge as congress president

International Desk: ahul Gandhi became Congress president today, replacing his mother Sonia Gandhi and taking charge of India's oldest party after what many describe as the longest-ever political apprenticeship.

Bangla News

Govt to issue digital code FF certificate

Hassan Mahamud: The government is going to issue machine readable digital certificates with digital code for the freedom fighters (FF) to identify the fake certificates.

Bangla News

Bagerhat road crashes kills 3

Bagerhat Correspondent: At least three people were killed and four others injured in separate road accidents on Bagerhat-Khulna highway on Saturday.

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20 Shibir activists held in Ctg

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Police detained 20 Shibir leaders and activists from Laldighi area of Kotwali Thana in Chittagong.

Bangla News

Sheikh Hasina releases postal stamp on Victory Day

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina released a commemorative postal stamp of Tk 10 denomination marking the country's 47th Victory Day.

Bangla News

Friday, 15 December 2017

T10 League: Tamim stars for Pakhtoons

Sports Desk: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal's unbeaten half-century and England left-arm spinner Liam Dawson's vital strikes helped Pakhtoons defeat Team Sri Lanka in the T10 League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, reports khaleejtimes.com on Saturday morning.

Bangla News

Country should go ahead with the spirit of liberation war

Today is the Victory Day. The nation achieved final victory following the Pakistan occupation army's unconditional surrender at the then Race Course Maidan (now Suhrawardy Udyan) in Dhaka on December 16, 2971.

Bangla News

Minister Sayedul Hoque passes away

Staff Correspondent: Fisheries and Livestock Minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque has died while undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Shiekh Mujib Medical University.  

Bangla News

Victory Day a joyous occasion for all

Sir Frank Peters: Today, December 16, is Victory Day… as if you didn’t know and wondered what the thousands of national flags were doing enthusiastically fluttering their little hearts out in celebration!

Bangla News

Victory Day: President, PM pay respects to war heroes

Staff Correspondent: President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tribute at the National Memorial in Savar at 6:34am on Saturday.

Bangla News

BDR carnage: State to appeal against acquittal

Staff Correspondent: The State will file a petition against the High Court (HC) order that acquitted 16 convicts in the much talked BDR carnage case who got death and life-term in lower court.

Bangla News

40 Palestinians wounded as Isreali troops attack

International Desk: Israeli troops shot and wounded more than 40 Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital entered a second week.

Bangla News

Nation set to celebrate 47th Victory Day Saturday

Desk Report: The nation is set to celebrate Saturday the 47th Victory Day, marking the most precious day when the country was liberated from the Pakistani occupation forces after a nine-month-long bloodstained War of Liberation.

Bangla News

Roads to avoid in Dhaka Victory Day

Staff Correspondent: The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has issued a traffic advisory for Dhaka residents on Friday ahead of Victory Day.

Bangla News

Mohiuddin laid to rest with thousands' love

Rezaul Karim, Chittagong: Former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and city Awami League President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury was buried at his family graveyard at Chashma Hill in the city's Sholoshahar area with state honour.

Bangla News

Two RU students still missing

RU Correspondent: The two students of Rajshahi University (RU) could not be traced out yet, eight days after they were picked up by some people identifying themselves as Detective officials.

Bangla News

Trump-Putin phone call covers North Korea

International Desk: Russian President Vladimir Putin had some kind words for President Trump's handling of the U.S. economy on Thursday — so Trump called Putin to personally thank him.

Bangla News

Bagerhat teacher Bellal suspended over fraudulence

Bagerhat Correspondent: Bagerhat government high school authorities have suspended part time teacher Sheikh Bellal Hossain as probe body found his involvement in question paper fraudulence.

Bangla News

Youth kills half-brother in capital

Staff Correspondent:  Police has arrested a youth for killing his 7-year-old half-brother.  

Bangla News

Thursday, 14 December 2017

NASA finds second solar system as big as ours

International Desk: NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered an eighth planet in a distant star system called Kepler 90 - the first time a faraway star has been found to have the same number of planets orbiting it as our own sun.  

Bangla News

Mohiuddin’s janaza this afternoon

Staff Correspondent: The namaz-e-janaza of former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and Chittagong city Awami League President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury will be held today (Friday) after Asr prayers at Laldighi in the port city.  

Bangla News

Mohiuddin Chowdhury no more

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong:  Former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and Chittagong city Awami League President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury is no more.

Bangla News

ACC moves for appeal over HC stay on Haor dyke graft

M A Rahman Masum: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has decided to appeal against a High Courlt (HC) that stayed the proceedings of Haor dyke graft case for three months.

Bangla News

Australia child abuse inquiry discloses harrowing stories

International Desk: Harrowing stories from survivors shaped a landmark Australian inquiry into child sexual abuse.

Bangla News

Three Neo-JMB men remanded

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has placed three Neo-JMB members including one of its founders on a five-day remand each.

Bangla News

Bangladesh hosting tri-series after eight years

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh is all set to arrange a tri-nation series with Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in January of the upcoming new year, eight years after hosting a tri-series with India and Sri Lanka in 2010.

Bangla News

Israel rejects OIC’s declaration

International Desk: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a declaration by Muslim leaders that East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine.

Bangla News

96 police officers promoted

Staff Correspondent: 96 additional superintendents of police have been promoted to the rank of SP.

Bangla News

Question papers leaked thru’ printing press

Staff Correspondent: The question papers of Dhaka University (DU) "Gha Unit" have been leaked from printing press. A worker of the office was involved in the incident, according to Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

Bangla News

They were light bearers of thinking and humanity

Today is the Martyred Intellectuals’ Day. A scandalous chapter was added to the history of Bangladesh in 1971.

Bangla News

'Govt committed to industrial development'

Economic Correspondent: Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu has said the government is committed to provide every possible support for the expansion and development of the industries of thrust sectors.

Bangla News

Israel closes Gaza border crossings

International Desk: Israel announced the closure of its Gaza border crossings on Thursday in response to daily rocket fire from the enclave over the past week after U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital stoked Palestinian anger.

Bangla News

6,700 Rohingyas killed in Myanmar

International Desk: At least 6,700 Rohingyas were killed in the month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says.  

Bangla News

HC grants bail to 3 owners of Apan Jewellers

Staff Correspondent: The High Court granted bail to three owners of Apan Jewellers owners Gulzar Ahmed, Dildar Ahmed Selim and Azad Ahmed in three of five money laundering cases filed by custom intelligence.

Bangla News

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Martyred Intellectuals Day being observed

Staff Correspondent: The nation is observing the Martyred Intellectuals Day to commemorate those intellectuals who were killed systematically by the Pakistan occupation army and their local collaborators at the fag-end of the country's Liberation War in 1971.

Bangla News

Laptop fair begins

Staff Correspondent: The country’s largest laptop showcasing event has begun at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital.  

Bangla News

President Abdul Hamid pays tribute to martyred intellectuals

Risingbd Desk: President Abdul Hamid paid respect to the martyred intellectuals, by placing wreaths at the Mirpur Martyred Intellectual graveyard in the morning.

Bangla News

32-inch Walton LED TV turns into customers’ top choice

Economic Reporter: Some unique features like application of state-of-the technologies and machineries, world-class quality, reasonable rates and assurance of swift after sales services of Walton brand LED televisions are resulted in gaining huge customers’ popularity in the local market.

Bangla News

Real Madrid beats Al Jazira, reaches Club World Cup final

Sports Desk: Gareth Bale scored an 81st-minute winner as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Emirates club Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday and reach the Club World Cup final.

Bangla News

Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar

International Desk: The news agency Reuters has said it is “outraged” by the arrest of two of its journalists in Myanmar and accused officials of an attack against press freedoms.

Bangla News

Martyred Intellectuals Day today

Risingbd Desk: The nation is observing the Martyred Intellectuals' Day today (Thursday) in a befitting manner.  

Bangla News

Medical team formed for Ferdousi Priyabhashini

Staff Correspondent: Though physical condition has been improved a little bit, but still sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini is not free from danger. A nine-member medical team has already been formed for his treatment, according to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Medical University (BSMMU) physicians.

Bangla News

Life has stopped in Rakhine: Red Cross

International Desk: Life has stopped in its tracks in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state where an estimated 180,000 Rohingya remain, fearful after violence drove 650,000 to flee to Bangladesh, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

Bangla News

President seeks rock solid OIC stance on Jerusalem issue

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid has said OIC must not remain as bystander on Jerusalem issue as he joined an emergency summit of the Muslim nations' major grouping, convened to decide a coordinated response to the US recognition of the city as Israel's capital.

Bangla News

Rohit smashes third ODI double ton against Sri Lanka

Sports Correspondent: Opener Rohit Sharma smashed his third one-day international double century to set up India's comprehensive 141-run win against Sri Lanka in the second match of the series at Mohali on Wednesday.

Bangla News

Hodge named Kings XI Punjab's head coach

Sports Desk: Brad Hodge has been appointed as the head coach of IPL side Kings XI Punjab. Hodge will report to former KXIP player Virender Sehwag, who now serves as the franchise's Director of Cricket.

Bangla News

Erdogan calls for recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

International Desk: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the "capital of Palestine", as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas warned there could be no peace in the Middle East until such a move was made.

Bangla News

Holding tax waived for Freedom Fighters

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokan said that the holding tax for Freedom Fighters (FF) and their families residing in Dhaka city has been waived up to 1,500 square feet. The decision was taken in honor of the FF. A notification has already been issued in this regard.

Bangla News

US to give $14.5m for Rohingyas

Senior Correspondent: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat said the United States (US) would give a grant of 14.5 million US dollars to help the Rohingya people, who have taken shelter in Bangladesh.

Bangla News

Feminism is top word of the year

International Desk: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary released its "words of the year" list, and it's basically a recap of 2017.

Bangla News

PM offers SEZ for French companies

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the French companies to set up a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bangladesh saying there is an immense scope for more French investment in various sectors.

Bangla News

PM urges party men to forge strong unity for next poll victory

Desk Report: Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has urged the party leaders and workers to forge a strong unity at all levels of the organization to ensure party's victory in the next general elections.

Bangla News

Stay united to ensure next poll victory: PM

Desk Report: Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has urged the party leaders and workers to forge a strong unity at all levels of the organization to ensure party's victory in the next general elections.

Bangla News

JnU goes into winter vacation from Sunday

JnU Correspondent: Jagannath University (JnU) will go on a 16-day winter vacation from Sunday (December 17).

Bangla News

China collecting DNA from Uighurs

International Desk: Chinese authorities are collecting DNA samples, fingerprints and other biometric data from every resident in a far western region, Human Rights Watch has said.

Bangla News

Land minister’s son Tomal denied bail

Pabna Correspondent: A Pabna court has sent land minister’s son Sirhan Sharif Tomal to jail, rejecting his bail petition in a case filed for assaulting a group of print and TV journalists.

Bangla News

Tangail road accident kills Madrasa student

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: A madrasa student was killed and injured another one in a road accident in Sakhipur Upazila of the district on Wednesday.

Bangla News

Recommendations to UN security council over Rohingya criris

International Desk: The United Nations can help Myanmar to defuse inter-communal tensions and create an environment for safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refugees, the Organization’s top political official said Tuesday, stressing that the country could also tap the UN’s capacities and experience in tackling other challenges, including democratic consolidation.

Bangla News

Pay Maksuda Tk 9 lakh as compensation: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) ordered owner of the Niramoy Private Clinic and fake physician Razan Das of Patuakhali, who left gauze inside a woman’s abdomen, to pay the victim Tk nine lakh as compensation.

Bangla News

Over 9.5 lakh Bangladeshis go abroad with jobs in 2017

Staff Correspondent: Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam BSc said that Bangladesh has sent over 9.64 lakh overseas workers abroad with employments.

Bangla News

Palestinian president says no role for US in peace process

International Desk: The Palestinian president said Wednesday his people will not accept any role for the United States in the Mideast peace process “from now on,” following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.  

Bangla News

Fire on running bus on Moghbazar flyover

Staff Correspondent: A running bus caught fire on the Moghbazar flyover in the capital on Wednesday noon.  

Bangla News

Akayed had no militancy connection in country: Monirul

Staff Correspondent: Chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) Monirul Islam has said that police did not get any evidence that New York subway blast suspect Akayed Ullah had militancy connection in the country.  

Bangla News

Democrat defeats Moore in Alabama race

International Desk: Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moore.  

Bangla News

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Rohingya influx causes severe effect on environment: PM

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said influx of a huge number of Rohingyas from neighbouring Myanmar has caused severe effect on Bangladesh's forest and environment, creating a major challenge to climate adaptation.  

Bangla News

Dacoit killed in Tejgaon ‘gunfight’

Staff Correspondent: A suspected dacoit has been killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in the capital’s Tejgaon area.  

Bangla News

Akayed Ullah warned Trump on Facebook

International Desk: The man who faces terror charges over Monday's bus terminal bombing in New York posted a warning to President Donald trump just before the attack.  

Bangla News

Egypt singer jailed for 'inciting debauchery' in music video

Entertainment Desk: A court in Egypt has reportedly jailed for two years a singer who appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana.  

Bangla News

Russian, Syrian jets hit Aleppo, Damascus countryside

International Desk: Russian and Syrian fighter jets have launched attacks in southern Aleppo province and the Damascus countryside, causing civilian casualties in both locations.  

Bangla News

Dhaka, Paris to float joint commission to boost economic ties

Desk Report: Dhaka and Paris today agreed to constitute a joint commission to explore the opportunities of cooperation in the fields of trade and economy and other priority areas.

Bangla News

Rangpur Riders beat Dhaka Dynamites, clinch BPL 2017 title

Sports Correspondent: Rangpur Riders emerged as the new champion dethroning Shakib Al Hasan-led Dhaka Dynamites beating them by 57 runs to win the title of the Bangladesh Premier League 2017 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Country's first made smartphone launched in Ctg

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: The first 'Made in Bangladesh' labeled Smartphone 'Primo E8i' which has been manufactured by Walton has hit Chittagong tech market.

Bangla News

Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

Staff Correspondent: The Government of Bangladesh, with the support of UNICEF, the World Health Organization and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, today launched a vaccination campaign against diphtheria and other preventable diseases for all Rohingya children aged 6 weeks to 6 years living in 12 camps and temporary settlements near the Myanmar border.

Bangla News

Bangladesh condemns terrorist attack in NY

Secretariat Correspondent: Bangladesh on Tuesday condemned the overnight terrorist attack in New York reiterating its "Zero Tolerance" stance against terrorism.

Bangla News

2 killed in Israeli drone strike in Gaza

International Desk: Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants riding on a motorcycle in Gaza were killed in an explosion on Tuesday, health officials said.

Bangla News

Bangladesh’s resolution on ‘Culture of Peace' adopted in UN

Secretariat Correspondent: The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted Bangladesh’s resolution on the Culture of Peace.

Bangla News

6 burnt in Kaliakoir gas cylinder blast

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: At least six people sustained burn injuries as a fire broke out at a cosmetics factory in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur on Tuesday afternoon.

Bangla News

6.2 earthquake hits southeast Iran

International Desk: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Kerman province in southeast Iran on Tuesday, state media reported, giving no initial details of possible casualties.

Bangla News

Police pick up Akayed’s family for quizzing

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh police picked up the family members of New York subway blast suspect Akayed Ullah from a residence in Dhaka for quizzing them on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Civil Aviation executive engineer sent to jail

Staff Correspondent: An executive engineer of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has been sent to jail on charge of accumulation of wealth beyond his known sources of income.

Bangla News

‘Judges’ disciplinary rules have increased SC’s dignity’

Secretariat Correspondent: “The instructions which have been given regarding the disciplinary rules of the lower court judges as per the constitution have increased the dignity of the Supreme Court (SC),” Law Minister Anisul Huq said.

Bangla News

JSC, JDC exam result on December 30

Secretariat Correspondent: The results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will be published on December 30.

Bangla News

Virat takes 3 months to find Anushka's engagement ring

Entertainment Desk: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding in Italy was a fairytale romance.

Bangla News

Putin, Erdogan warn US move risks escalating tensions

International Desk: Russian President Vladimir Putin has concluded a whirlwind one-day regional tour with a stop in Turkey, where he joined his Turkish counterpart in criticising a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Bangla News

6 snatchers held with microbus in Tangail

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: Police detained a gang of muggers with a microbus from a filling station on Dhaka-Tangail highway under Mirzapur Upazila of the district early Tuesday.

Bangla News

Admission test result of DU affiliated colleges published

Staff Correspondent: The honors admission test result of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) under academic session 2017-2018 were published.

Bangla News

4 to die for killing man in capital

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has sentenced four persons to death and another two to life term imprisonment for killing a man named Md Rana at Demra Staff Quarter in the city.  

Bangla News

Civil Aviation executive engineer arrested

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested executive engineer of the Civil Aviation for alleged amassing wealth worth about Tk 2.5 crore illegally.

Bangla News

‘999’ emergency services inaugurated

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has inaugurated the expanded national emergency services through using toll-free hotline number ‘999’ across the country.  

Bangla News

Monday, 11 December 2017

Laptop fair begins on Thursday

Risingbd Desk: The country’s largest laptop showcasing event will begin at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Thursday (December 14).  

Bangla News

Worrying alarm call for world's birds

Risingbd Desk: Overfishing and changing sea temperatures are pushing seabirds to the brink of extinction, according to new data on the world's birds.  

Bangla News

New Zealand seal series 2-0 against West Indies

Sports Desk: A brutal spell from Neil Wagner, including three wickets and a broken arm, led New Zealand to a comprehensive victory over the Windies in Hamilton on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Want to live to 100?

Risingbd Desk: We are usually told the key to living to a ripe old age is a healthy diet and plenty of exercise.  

Bangla News

Has an alien probe entered our solar system?

International Desk: Astronomers are set to scan an 'alien' comet for signs of extraterrestrial technology.  

Bangla News

Bhasani’s 137th birth anniversary today

Staff Correspondent: The 137th birth anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, is being observed today (Dec 12) with due respect.  

Bangla News

Who is Akayed Ullah?

International Desk: The taxi driver behind the failed terror attack in a New York City told investigators he meant to detonate his homemade pipe bomb in the busy subway station after seeing the walls festooned with Christmas posters - in revenge for violence against Muslims all over the world. 

Bangla News

PM reaches Paris

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived Paris on a three-day official visit to France to attend the "One Planet Summit".

Bangla News

Virat weds Anushka

Entertainment Desk: So what happens when Bollywood marries Cricket? You get a new off-pitch partnership with a level of suspense that reminds you of Ramsey Brothers.  

Bangla News

Gazette on disciplinary rules for lower court judges issued

Staff Correspondent: The government has finally issued the gazette notification on the disciplinary rules for lower court judges.

Bangla News

Nasir Jamshed handed one-year ban

Sports Desk: Tainted opener Nasir Jamshed, believed to be a prime suspect in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case, has been handed a one-year ban by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), a top PCB official told DawnNews on Monday.

Bangla News

Gold price falls

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Jewellers Association (BAJUS) has decided to reduce gold price in the local market following the fall of its value in the international market.

Bangla News

Blast at New York bus terminal

International Desk: New York City Police say a man is being held after an explosion at a bus terminal in Manhattan.

Bangla News

Joy to open emergency services 999 Tuesday

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy will inaugurate the emergency services across the country using toll free phone number 999 on Tuesday.

Bangla News

‘Myanmar army raped Rohingya women indiscriminately’

International Desk: The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical. The army has raped Rohingya women indiscriminately, the Associated Press news agency found in interviews with 29 women and girls who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh.

Bangla News

Putin orders beginning of withdrawal from Syria

International Desk: Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a surprise visit to a Russian base in Syria and ordered his troops to start withdrawing from the war-torn country.

Bangla News

128 public servants made additional secretaries

Secretariat Correspondent: 128 joint secretaries have been promoted to additional secretaries.

Bangla News

Post office's mobile banking service 'Daak Taka' inaugurated

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy inaugurated "Daak Taka", a mobile banking service of Bangladesh Post Office (BPO).

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India’s Congress party names Rahul Gandhi president

International Desk: The Congress on Monday named Rahul Gandhi its new president.

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Prove allegations or resign: Fakhrul

Senior Correspondent: Terming Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's allegations of illegal properties of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia abroad as ‘propaganda’, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir asked the government to prove the allegation.

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Glitch in PM's plane: 10 accused get bail

Staff Correspondent: The court granted bail to ten officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a case filed over the technical glitch in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's flight.

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Fire at Fenchuganj power sub-station

Sylhet Correspondent: A fire that broke out at 230 KV sub-station of Bangladesh Power Development Board in Fenchuganj of Sylhet on Monday.

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Entry test result of 7 DU affiliated colleges Tuesday

Staff Correspondent: The first-year honors admission test result of seven colleges affiliated with Dhaka University (DU) under academic session 2017-2018 will be published on Tuesday.

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Risingbd web-editor’s father dies

Desk Report: M Jasim Uddin, father of Senior Web Editor of risingbd.com Giash Uddin Sizar, passed away at a private clinic in Tangail early Monday.

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Sunday, 10 December 2017

'Hill Tracts Peace Accord to be implemented fully by 2018'

Staff Correspondent: Expressing hope, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's international affairs adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi said, the Hill Tracts Peace Accord will be implemented within 2018.

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SSC examinee beaten to death in Barisal

Staff Correspondent, Barisal: A SSC examinee named Abu Saleh has been beaten to death.  

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Lionel Messi equals historic Gerd Muller goal record

Sports Desk: Lionel Messi matched Gerd Muller's long-standing record for scoring the most goals for one club in the top five European leagues on Sunday, netting the second in Barcelona's 2-0 win against Villarreal.

Bangla News

Bangladesh, part of worldwide recall of Lactalis baby food

International Desk: French manufacturer of milk brands including Milumel, Picot and Celi, which are also sold in Britain, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sudan orders recall after children fall ill.

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Train kills man in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: An unidentified man was killed when he was hit by a speeding train at Dheerasram rail crossing area in the city on Sunday.

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PM leaves for Paris

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Paris on Monday morning on a three-day official visit to attend ‘One Planet Summit’.

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ACC summons SP Subhash, his wife

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned Superintendant of Police (SP) Subhash Chandra Saha and his wife Rina Chowdhury for interrogation about ‘undisclosed money’ of Tk 8.50 crore.  

Bangla News

Avijit murder report on January 16

Staff Correspondent: The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Monday set January 16 for submission of inquiry report in the case filed in connection with the murder of writer and blogger Avijit Roy.  

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2 jhut godowns gutted in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Two jhut (garment factory waste) godowns were gutted in a fire that broke out in Dewliabari area under Gazipur City Corporation early Monday.  

Bangla News

Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

International Desk: Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election.  

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Fury spreads from Jakarta to Rabat

International Desk: A wave of anger against a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has spread from Asia, through the Middle East, to North Africa, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to denounce the controversial move.

Bangla News

Bangladesh wins 15 awards in APICTA

Desk Report: Bangladesh has won a winner award and 14 others merit awards in Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA), known as the Oscar of ICT world.  

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Indian soldier kills four colleagues

International Desk: An Indian paramilitary soldier has shot dead four of his colleagues and critically injured another at a camp in central India, local media report.

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President to join special OIC summit on Jerusalem issue

Desk Report: President M Abdul Hamid will join Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) special summit convened on December 13 over the unilateral US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital sparking protests across the Muslim world.

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Female student among 2 killed in Sirajganj road crash

Sirajganj Correspondent: Two people including a female student were killed in a road accident in Kamarkhanda Upazila of the district on Sunday afternoon.

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HC stays inconsistent holding tax collection

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has stayed the collection of inconsistent holding tax than that of scheduled model tax (ideal tax) in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC).

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Decision on DNCC by-polls within one or two days

Staff Correspondent: Decision over the by-polls of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be take within one or two days, said Helaluddin Ahmed, acting secretary of the Election Commission (EC).  

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Shakib replaces Mushfiqur as Test captain

Sports Correspondent: Shakib Al Hasan has replaced Mushfiqur Rahim as Test captain.

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US Jerusalem move: Malaysian army 'ready' to play role

International Desk: The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) are always ready for the signal and directives from the top leadership and head of state on the issue of Jerusalem.

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HC upholds death penalty for 3 in minor murder case

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has upheld the death penalty awarded to three persons for murdering a kid named Mustakim, 7, in 2001.

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Strict steps if negligence found in duties: CEC

Staff Correspondent: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has vowed to handle the overall situation strictly if law enforcers are found to make any negligence willingly in their duties during polls.

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2 held with 1,100 Yaba tablets in Rajshahi

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-5 personnel detained a couple with 1,100 Yaba tablets from Belpukur area under Puthia Upazila of the district on Sunday morning.

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PM flies to Paris Monday to attend One Planet Summit

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka on Monday for France to attend the One Planet Summit in Paris.

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Solar power plant connects to national grid

Staff Correspondent: The country’s first solar power plant has been added to the national power grid supplying electricity for the first time.

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Former footballer Aminul among 6 remanded

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has placed former footballer and BNP's sports secretary Aminul Haque and five others on a two-day remand each.

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'Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park' starts its journey

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday formally inaugurated 'Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park' newly built in Jessore.

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Dangal actress Zaira alleges molestation on flight

Entertainment Desk: Dangal actress Zaira Wasim on Sunday alleged that she was harassed mid-air on an Air Vistara flight between Delhi and Mumbai on Saturday and shared her ordeal on a social networking site.

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Saturday, 9 December 2017

PM announces 100pc electrification in 10 upazilas

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated four new power plants including two solar power plants as well 100 percent electrification in 10 upazilas.

Bangla News

Padma bridge: Progress report on forming commission Feb 11

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has directed the government to submit its progress report on February 11 on forming an enquiry commission to identify the “culprits who made up false stories” about a corruption conspiracy involving the Padma Bridge project.  

Bangla News

Both sides will have to play role

US President Donald Trump has done an irresponsible task by unilaterally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Fire in N’ganj UCB, security guard burnt alive

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj:  A security was burnt to death in a fire that broke out at a branch of United Commercial Bank (UCB) at Pukurpar Mosque Market in the city early Sunday.  

Bangla News

Thousands protest against Netanyahu

International Desk: Approximately 25,000 protestors took to Tel Aviv's Rothschild Boulevard on Saturday evening to oppose alleged corruption at the highest echelons of Israeli government and called for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign.

Bangla News

BSF kills 2 Bangladeshi nationals in Rajshahi

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Two Bangladeshi nationals were shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members along Diarmanikchok border in the district’s Godagari upazila early Sunday.

Bangla News

Bus-truck collision kills 3 in Tangail

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: At least three people were killed and 15 other were injured in a collision between a bus and truck in the district on Sunday morning.  

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PM to inaugurate four power plants today

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate a 100 per cent electricity supply programme and four power plants through video conference at Gonobhaban today (Sunday) at 10 am.  

Bangla News

Arab League condemns US Jerusalem move

International Desk: The head of the Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital "dangerous and unacceptable" and a "flagrant attack on a political solution" to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict.  

Bangla News

Iraq says its war against Islamic State has ended

International Desk: Iraq said Saturday that its war on the Islamic State is over after more than three years of combat operations drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held.

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Trucks retake Tejgaon road

Ahmed Nur: Illegal truck stands have started to recapture the entire Tejgaon area of the capital city after one and a half years of eviction of illegal truck stand from there.

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Central 14th party meeting on Monday

Staff Correspondent: The meeting of 14-party will be held at the political office of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Dhanmondi on Monday.

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Int'l Human Rights Day: President, PM issue messages

Staff Correspondent: International Human Rights Day will be celebrated on Sunday across the globe. President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on the occasion of the Day.

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Cox's Bazar gunfight kills one

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: A man was killed in a gunfight between two groups over establishing supremacy in Kathaltali area of Hoyanak union under Maheshkhali upazila of the district on Saturday noon.

Bangla News

PM praises Walton made products at Digital World

Economic Reporter: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lauded Walton’s initiatives of manufacturing wide varieties of ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labeled electronics and electrical appliances.

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Saudi-led airstrikes kill 23 civilians in Yemen

International Desk: Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have killed at least 23 civilians, including women and children, in the country’s north.

Bangla News

Swechchhasebak Dal gen secy remanded

Staff Correspondent: Swechhasebak Dal leader general secretary Abdul Kader Bhuiyan Jewel and eight others put on one-day remand each in a case filed over subversive activities.

Bangla News

PM urges women to keep confidence in inherent talent

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the country's womenfolk to keep confidence in their inherent talent and power and work together with their male counterpart to build a developed nation.

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ICC to discuss pollution issue

Sports Desk: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally broken silence over the Delhi Test which drew wide criticism after being played amid high pollution, saying it will discuss the issue in its February meeting.

Bangla News

Trump declaration on Jerusalem isolates US at UN

International Desk: The United States stood alone Friday as one after another fellow UN Security Council member criticised its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park opens Sunday

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park in Jessore  is set to start its journey on Sunday, aiming to generate employment opportunities for around 12,000 youths.

Bangla News

'Big names to be found in corruption must face actions'

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud said the watchdog body will make lists for every sector from next year to take measures against the big names to be found involvement in the corruption. For this, ACC will give priority to its own research and detective information.

Bangla News

Friday, 8 December 2017

Israel strikes Gaza

International Desk: Israel says it has targeted a number of sites belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes.

Bangla News

Depression causes rain, signal no 3 issued

Desk Report: The depression in the Bay causes light to moderate rain at different places including Dhaka across the country and it may persist till Sunday.

Bangla News

Bus kills man in Gopalganj

Gopalganj Correspondent: A man was killed and 10 others were injured as a bus ran over them at Gopinathpur on Dhaka-Khulna highway of the district's sadar upazila on Friday.

Bangla News

15 UN peacekeepers killed in Congo

International Desk: Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organization in recent history.

Bangla News

UN outrageously hostile to Israel, says US

International Desk: The US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Bangla News

Indian driver receives award for not honking in over 18 yrs

International Desk: An Indian driver has received the Manush Sanman award for not honking once in the past 18 years. It may seem a strange award, but India is well known for the chaos of its roads, and the typical driver’s almost constant use of the car horn. Dipak Das, a Kolkata-based driver, believes that India can change this and eventually achieve peaceful, quiet roads.

Bangla News

Dhaka secures spot in BPL final

Sports Desk: Dhaka Dynamites beat Comilla Victorians by 95 runs in the first qualifier of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)-2017, securing the spot in final of the tournament.

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Communication with 10 unions snapped as bridge collapses

Thakurgaon Correspondent: Senua Baily Bridge in Thakurgaon district collapsed on Friday evening when a coal-laden truck was crossing it, snapping communication with 10 unions of the district.

Bangla News

14 held for fraudulence in admission test

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: At least 14 students have been held along with electronic devices during the admission test for 2017-18 session of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University in Tangail.

Bangla News

Gayle hits record sixes

Sports Correspondent: Chris Gayle becomes the first player to hit 800 sixes in T20 cricket.

Bangla News

Gayle's blistering century eliminates Khulna Titans

Sports Desk: A blistering century from Chris Gayle powered Rangpur Riders to a comfortable 8-wicket win against Khulna Titans in the Eliminator match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2017 on Friday.

Bangla News

Police start investigation over AG's death threat

Staff Correspondent: Police have started investigation over the death threat issued to the Attorney General (AG) Mahbubey Alam through a postal mail.

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BTCL landline services disrupted as cable cut off in city

Staff Correspondent: Landline services of Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd. (BTCL) including the emergency helpline numbers of Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters have been disrupted across the country as its core cable was cut off in the city’s Moghbazar area on Thursday night.

Bangla News

'Govt working to ensure social rights'

Faridpur Correspondent: LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said the ruling Awami League government is working to ensure social rights for people. Nobody will die without food during the Prime Minister Sheikh led government.

Bangla News

Reserve heist: BB, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank

International Desk: Bangladesh’s central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world’s biggest cyber-heists, several sources said.

Bangla News

BNP urges PM to apologise for her Khaleda remarks  

Senior Correspondent: Accusing the Prime Minister of giving ‘false and defamatory’ information about its chief Khaleda Zia and her family members’ assets in Saudi Arabia, BNP on Friday urged her apologise for it or to face legal action.  

Bangla News

Muslim world protests against Trump's Jerusalem plan

International Desk: Several thousand protesters in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia rallied on Friday to condemn the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as authorities tightened security outside U.S. embassies.

Bangla News

2 siblings burnt dead in Sirajganj

Sirajganj Correspondent: Two underage siblings were burnt to death in a fire at Bheka village under Jalalpur union in Enayetpur.  

Bangla News

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising over Trump's Jerusalem plan

International Desk: The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.  

Bangla News

Two bullet-hit bodies recovered in capital

Staff Correspondent: Police has recovered two bullet-hit bodies from Aftabnagar field in the capital's Badda area.

Bangla News

Rewriting the history of man's migration out of Africa

Risingbd Desk: The date the first humans migrated from Africa has been pushed back 60,000 years by scientists.  

Bangla News

Walton becomes top taxpayer in 27 dists

M A Rahman Masum: Walton, the country's leading electrical, electronics and home appliances manufacturing and marketing company, has earned the top taxpayers award as it paid the highest amount of Value Added Tax (VAT) in 27 districts across the country according to proper rules and regulations of the government.

Bangla News

Israeli troops clash with Palestinian protesters

International Desk: At least 31 people were wounded by Israeli army gunfire and rubber bullets, medics said, in Palestinian protests in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Thursday after the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Bangla News

Court orders cops to sue Farhad Mazhar, his wife

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has ordered police to file a case against writer and poet Farhad Mazhar and his wife human rights activist Farida Akter as they were found making drama of abduction of the writer in July.

Bangla News

Trump's unilateral recognition unacceptable, says PM

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has slammed US President Donald Trump as he declared Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on a “suo-moto move” (voluntarily).

Bangla News

Three Bogra militants remanded

Bogra Correspondent: A Bogra court has placed three of four arrested Neo-JMB members on five-day remand.

Bangla News

Gov declares Dec 12 as National ICT Day

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has declared December 12 as the National Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Day, according to an official release issued on Thursday.

Bangla News

2 RU teachers suspended for 10 yrs, student expelled

RU Correspondent: The Rajshahi University (RU) authorities have suspended two teachers of Fine Arts faculty for ten years for their alleged involvement with making and selecting the controversial multiple choice questions (MCQs) in the admission test for the fine arts faculty.

Bangla News

World condemns US shift on Jerusalem

International Desk: Saudi Arabia called it "unjustified and irresponsible", while France and the UK said they did not support the decision.

Bangla News

'All candidates to get equal privileges in Rangpur plls'

Staff Correspondent, Rangpur: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) AKM Nurul Huda dismissed any chance of partiality for the candidates in the Rangpur City Corporation polls.

Bangla News

Housewife hacked dead, husband on run

Satkhira Correspondent: A woman was allegedly hacked to death by his husband for dowry at Tersi village of the district's Tala upazila on Wednesday night.  

Bangla News

Momin murder: 2 persons' death penalty upheld

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has upheld the trial court’s death sentences for two people and life in prison for six others in Kamrul Islam Momin murder case.

Bangla News

Capital Market Expo begins

Economic Reporter: A three-day 'Capital Market Expo' began on Thursday at the Chitrashala Bhaban of Shilpakala Academy aiming to increase awareness among the people about the capital market.  

Bangla News

Seaports asked to hoist cautionary signal 1

Staff Correspondent: A depression has created over southeast bay and adjoining area.  

Bangla News

Priyanka Chopra voted Sexiest Asian Woman

Risingbd Desk:  Priyanka Chopra has topped the list of 50 Sexiest Asian Women 2017 and this year marks her fifth time on the top spot on the list, which is taken out annually by Eastern Eye.  

Bangla News

4 members of Neo-JMB held in Bogra

Bogra Correspondent: Police detained four suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) including its northern region's military unit chief, from Mokamtola area of Shibganj upazila in the district.

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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Real Madrid's Ronaldo breaks Champions League record

Sports Desk: Ronaldo becomes first to score in all six group-stage games with a gorgeous curled effort after 12 minutes, Ronaldo became the first player to be on target in every game in a single Champions League group stage.

Bangla News

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli to get married

Entertainment Desk: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are all set to tie the knot this month, say latest reports.

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