Thursday, 31 August 2017

India moves to deport Rohingya Muslims

International Desk: “Kill us, but don’t send us back to Myanmar,” pleaded 29-year-old Sabber, a Rohingya refugee living in India since 2005.

Bangla News

Dead bodies of 16 more Rohingyas found in Teknaf

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: Law enforcement agencies have found 16 dead bodies of Rohingya people floating on Naf River in Teknaf.

Bangla News

44 dead in Harvey devastation

International Desk: A flood-hit southeast Texas city lost its drinking water supply and police and soldiers rescued thousands still stranded on Thursday after powerful storm Harvey killed 44 people and displaced more than a million others.

Bangla News

10-km tailback on Dhaka-Aricha highway

Manikganj Correspondent: A 10-kilometre long tailback was created on the Dhaka-Aricha highway due to slow vehicular movement on Thursday morning.

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6.2-magnitude quake hits western Indonesia

International Desk: A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of western Indonesia early Friday (Sep 1), US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Bangla News

Explosion at Rupganj house, 2 hurt

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: At least two people were injured in an explosion at a two storied building in Barab area under Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj district on early Friday.

Bangla News

Eid being celebrated in 40 Chandpur villages

Chandpur Correspondent: Dwellers of 40 villages in Chandpur district are celebrating holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest festival of the Muslims, on Friday amid much enthusiasm and religious fervor.

Bangla News

US orders Russia to close consulate in San Francisco

International Desk: The US has ordered Russia to close diplomatic offices in San Francisco, New York and Washington within the next two days, in the latest round of punitive measures between the two countries that began at the end of last year.

Bangla News

Rakhine Hindus too fleeing persecution

Desk Report: Amid army crackdown in Myanmar, more than 400 Hindu people from Maungdaw state have fled to Bangladesh through a border in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar.

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BNP's 39th founding anniversary today

Senior Correspondent: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) celebrates its 39th founding anniversary on Friday.

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Mattis signs orders to send more troops to Afghanistan

International Desk: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday he had signed deployment orders to send additional troops to Afghanistan but did not specify the size of the force.

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Australia also feel Tigers' aggression; says Mushfiqur

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said the Tigers showed aggression against Australia in the first Test in Dhaka which Bangladesh won by 20 runs.

Bangla News

Neo JMB IT chief arrested in Lalmonirhat

Lalmonirhat Correspondent: Detectives arrested Rakibul Islam alias Rakib, 26, Information and Technology secretary of the militant outfit Neo JMB (Sarwar Jahan-Tamim Chowdhury group) from his house of Tongbhanga area of the district's Hatibandha upazila on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Around 1.25 crore people leaving Dhaka, N’ganj, Gazipur

Staff Correspondent: Around 1.29 crore people are leaving Dhaka, Narayanganj and Gazipur to share Eid joys with their near and dear ones on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals for Muslims.

Bangla News

30 killed in 2 landslides in China

International Desk: Two landslides in rural areas of China have killed 30 people with at least another 12 missing, according to state media reports Wednesday.

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BNP can do nothing, but destroy: PM

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said BNP tcannot do welfare of the people without demolition. The party is making dramatic pleas as the next election is approaching fast.

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BCB announces reward of Tk 2cr for cricketers

Sports Desk: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced a reward of Tk 6 crore for its cricketers to celebrate the historic first test win against the visiting Australia.

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18,500 Rohingyas cross into Bangladesh in last 6 days

International Desk: More than 18,000 Rohingyas have fled into Bangladesh in the last six days since renewed fighting broke out between militants and the army in neighbouring Myanmar, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday.

Bangla News

PM greets Khaleda Zia on Eid-ul-Azha

Senior Correspondent: Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent an Eid greeting card to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia wishing her a happy Eid-ul-Azha.

Bangla News

Two held with fake notes worth Tk18 lakh

Staff Correspondent: Detectives have detained two people along with counterfeit notes worth Tk 18 lakh from Uttara in Dhaka.

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Ctg port assistant inspector among 3 arrested 

Staff Correspondent: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested three officials of Chittagong sea port for embezzling 404 metric tonnes of crude glycerin which was seized at the port.

Bangla News

Fresh 18,000 Rohingyas intruded into Bangladesh: IOM

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: Nearly 18,000 Rohingya Muslims have intruded into Bangladesh in the last week to escape the worst violence in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine state, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.

Bangla News

Miraz gets PM promised plot

Sports Desk: Bangladesh's spin youngster Mehidy Hasan Miraz has got the plot for house which was promised by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Juba League activist hacked dead in Hatiya

Noakhali Correspondent: An activist of Juba League, a pro -Awami League youth body, was hacked to death at the district's Hatiya upazila on Wednesday.

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No threat of terror attack during Eid: IGP

Staff Correspondent: Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque said that there is no possible threat of attacks during the Eid ul-Azha celebration.

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Actor Mosharraf Karim hospitalized

Entertainment Desk: Popular actor Mosharraf Karim was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka early Wednesday.

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Boat capsize, bodies of four Rohingyas recovered

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: A boat carrying Rohingya people drowned near the island of Shahpari in Teknaf upazila of the district while trying to enter Bangladesh.  

Bangla News

Bangladesh beat Australia by 20 runs

Sports Desk: Bangladesh beat touring Australia in the first Test in Mirpur on Wednesday.

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10,000 rounds of fire on Salman's Tiger Zinda Hai

Entertainment Desk: Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar says 'Tiger Zinda Hai' will have a big ending sequence full of action where 10,000 rounds of blank ammunition will be fired.

Bangla News

Jabbar’s body to be taken to Shaheed Minar

Staff Correspondent: Eminent singer and freedom fighter Abdul Jabbar’s body will be taken to Central Shaheed Minar so that people from all walks of life can pay their last respect to the noted singer.    

Bangla News

President, PM mourn death of singer Abdul Jabbar

Staff Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday expressed deep shock at the death of legendary singer and freedom fighter Abdul Jabbar.

Bangla News

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Abdul Jabbar no more

Staff Correspondent: Eminent singer and freedom fighter Abdul Jabbar no more.  

Bangla News

Trump visits flood-hit Texas

International Desk: US President Donald Trump is visiting Texas as the state struggles amid record rainfall from a massive storm.  

Bangla News

8 held with arms in Chuadanga

Chuadanga Correspondent: Chuadanga District Detective Police has arrested eight people with arms and ammunition. Police claimed that they were members of the robbers.  

Bangla News

Canada university student disappears in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent: A student of a university in Canada, Ishraq Ahmad (20), has gone missing from the capital’s Danmondi area.  

Bangla News

Girl found dead in Tangail raped in moving bus

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: The girl, who was found dead on roadside at Madhupur in Tangail on Friday, has been identified as Rupa Khatun, 24, daughter of Jilhas Pramanik of Achhanbari village under Tarash upazila of Sirajganj.

Bangla News

Kim fathers third child

International Desk: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's wife gave birth to the couple's third child in February, Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday citing South Korean intelligence officials.

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Foam shop catches fire in capital

Staff Correspondent: A fire has broken out a foam shop of the capital's Badda.

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Rail minister at Kamalapur station to enquire about passengers

Staff Correspondent: Railway Minister Mujibul Haque has visited Kamalapur Railway Station to enquire about home-bound passengers on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha.

Bangla News

Trump issues fresh threat to N Korea

International Desk: US President Donald Trump has issued a fresh threat to North Korea President Kim Jong Un saying "all options are on the table" after  launching a missile over Japan early Tuesday.

Bangla News

Kajol reveals condition to romance a younger hero

Entertainment Desk: A younger actor romancing an older actress isn’t a new phenomenon in Bollywood. Kareena Kapoor Khan has acted with two — Imran Khan (Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu and Gori Tere Pyaar Mein) and Arjun Kapoor (Ki & Ka). Aishwarya Rai Bachchan romanced Ranbir Kapoor in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Though Kajol acted with Dhanush in VIP 2, they were not paired opposite each other.

Bangla News

EC to hold meeting with 2 political parties Wednesday

Staff Correspondent: Election Commission (EC) is holding a dialogue with political parties in a bid to arrange the next general election in free and fair manners.

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Bangladesh Bank to appoint 3,463 officials

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank (BB) will recruit a total of 3,463 officers in seven state-owned banks and financial institutions in the country.

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DNCC Mayor Annisul still sedated

Staff Correspondent: Health condition of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, who is now being treated in a hospital in central London after falling ill, is improving slowly. However he has still been kept sedated.

Bangla News

Australia lose 2 wickets early

Sports Desk: Bangladesh claimed two early second innings wickets as Australia set out a target of 265 run chase on the third day of the opening Test in Dhaka on Tuesday.

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Rana gets 3yrs in jail in ACC graft case

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka Court on Tuesday sentenced Sohel Rana, owner of the Rana Plaza, to three years imprisonment in a case filed for not submitting his wealth statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

Bangla News

BIWTC's Eid special service from Wednesday

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) will start 7-day long special steamer services from Wednesday on the occasion of Eid–ul-Azha.

Bangla News

Mark Zuckerberg, wife welcome second daughter

Desk Report: Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan, on Monday announced the birth of their second daughter, August.

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BGB man among 2 killed in Jessore road crash

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Two people including a member of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were killed in separate road accidents in Jessore on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Stop oppression on Rohingya people

Myanmar's north-western Rakhine state is in bad condition. More than 100 people have been killed in clashes between Rohingya rebels and Myanmar security forces since Friday.  About 12 members of law enforcing agencies have also been killed, according to the news published in the media. It is said that this is the most horrific conflict since October last year. Thousands of people are fleeing from the northern region of the state.  

Bangla News

'Wastes of sacrificial animals to be removed in 24 hrs'

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Tuesday announced that the wastes of sacrificial animals will be removed within 24 hours.

Bangla News

Bullet-hit Rohingyas heading towards Chittagong

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Rohingyas, who sustained bullet wounds and fire by security forces in Rakhine State of Myanmar, were admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Mother among 4 get death penalty for killing

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: A district court in Khulna on Tuesday awarded death penalty to four people, including a mother, for their involvement in killing a nine-year old child.

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US assistant secretary for South Asia arrives in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent: US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells arrived in Dhaka on a one-day visit early Tuesday.

Bangla News

Monday, 28 August 2017

Tamim fifty stretches Bangladesh lead

Sports Desk:  Bangladesh has extended their lead over 126 runs against Australia during day three of their first Test match in Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday.  

Bangla News

Muktamoni undergoes surgery for 2nd time at DMCH

Staff Correspondent: Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) conducted operation on Muktamoni for the second time on Tuesday morning.  

Bangla News

Lost languages found at an Egyptian monastery

International Desk: Ancient works hidden underneath monastery scriptures have been uncovered using imaging technology that pieced together words originally scrubbed off.  

Bangla News

Iran building missile factories in Syria and Lebanon: Netanyahu

International Desk: Israel's prime minister has said Iran is building sites in Syria and Lebanon to produce precision-guided missiles.  

Bangla News

Muktamoni's 2nd surgery underway

Staff Correspondent: Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) are now conducting the surgery on the infected right hand of Muktamoni for the second time today.  

Bangla News

North Korea fires missile over Japan

International Desk: North Korea fired a ballistic missile from near its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said on Tuesday, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close US ally that sends a clear message of defiance as Washington and Seoul conduct war games nearby.  

Bangla News

BCB to donate Tk2cr to PM's relief fund

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to donate Tk two crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund.

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Ram Rahim breaks down in court

International Desk: Once known for his flamboyant lifestyle and access to the highest corridors of power, controversial godman Gurmeeet Ram Rahim Singh broke down like a child in an open court after he was sentenced to 20 years in jail in two rape cases.

Bangla News

Hajj flight closed, 127103 pilgrims now in Saudi Arabia

Senior Correspondent: Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Kahn Menon announced that the pre-hajj flight has been closed today as all the pilgrims with visa have already left the country for Jeddha to perform the Holy Hajj.

Bangla News

4 killed as under construction roof collapse

Brahmanbaria Correspondent: Four labours were killed and six others were injured as an under construction roof collapsed at Bahadupur of the district's Ashuganj upazila on Monday noon.

Bangla News

All missing US sailors found dead

International Desk: The US Navy says it has recovered the remains of all the 10 sailors that went missing on USS John McCain guided-missile destroyer, a week after the warship collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore.

Bangla News

Shakib's five helps Bangladesh to lead 88

Sports Correspondent: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan became only the fourth bowler to take five wickets in an innings against all nine test nations as Bangladesh took an 88-run lead against Australia in the series-opening test on Monday.

Bangla News

Ram Rahim gets 10 years in jail for rape

International Desk: Self-styled ‘godman’ Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in jail and a fine of Rs 65,000 for raping two women 15 years ago as a CBI court ignored the Dera Sacha Sauda chief’s last-minute pleas for leniency.

Bangla News

Bhaluka man killed in blast identified

Staff Correspondent, Mymensingh: A man who was killed in explosion at Kashor area of the district's Bhaluka upazila has been identified as Alam Pramanik, 35, hailed from Telkupi village of Natore Sadar upazila.

Bangla News

'Travel-hajj agencies responsible for mismanagement'

Senior Correspondent: Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon said travel and hajj agencies are responsible for the mismanagement. For this, their licenses will be suspended along with fine.

Bangla News

PM's directive to deal with post-flood situation

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed local administration to deal with post-flood situation.

Bangla News

7 bullet-hit, burnt Rohingyas admitted to CMCH

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Seven more Rohingya people who sustained bullet and burn injury in Army operation at Mongdu in Myanmar were admitted to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital.

Bangla News

Explosion in Bhaluka: Bomb disposal unit starts operation

Staff Correspondent, Myemensingh: Bomb disposal unit have started operation at the house of Mymensingh's Bahaluka which was cordoned off by the law enforcers after explosion, leaving one killed.

Bangla News

India-China agree to end Sikkim stand-Off

International Desk: China and India have agreed to end a lengthy stand-off at the Sikkim border that began in June, said the government today. The breakthrough was reached by diplomatic talks, India said.

Bangla News

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Miraz takes another Aussie wicket

Sports Desk: The Tigers are in command of the 1st Test in Mirpur vs Australia after taking the wicket of Steve Smith early on Day 2 on Monday.

Bangla News

Rohingya: Even babies were not spared by the army

International Desk: The Myanmar army has been accused of carrying out extrajudicial killings in the restive Rakhine region, with residents and activists accusing soldiers of shooting indiscriminately at unarmed Rohingya men, women and children and carrying out arson attacks.

Bangla News

Valencia put brakes on Real Madrid

Sports Desk: Marco Asensio scored twice for Real Madrid as they drew an entertaining game with Valencia.

Bangla News

Explosion in Bhaluka: Cop cordoned off house

Staff Correspondent, Mymensingh: Law enforcers have cordoned-off a house in Kashor village of Bhaluka upazila after an explosion there.

Bangla News

Five dead in US storm

International Desk: Five people died and many were injured as of Sunday by weather system Harvey, which made landfall on the gulf coast of Texas as a hurricane on Friday but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm.

Bangla News

North Korea launches 3 missiles

International Desk: North Korea launched a barrage of missiles Saturday, less than one week after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised the country for showing 'restraint' in its weapons program.

Bangla News

US journo among 19 killed in South Sudan

International Desk: A United States citizen working in South Sudan as a freelance journalist was among 19 people killed on Saturday during fighting between government troops and rebels in Yei River state.

Bangla News

PM gives TK 30 lakh to actress Anwara

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has extended her helping hand to the popular actress of the silver screen Anwara Begum as she is living a miserable life following the sickness of her husband.

Bangla News

Gunfire heard near Bangladesh border

International Desk: Myanmar's government said it had evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in northwestern Rakhine state, as thousands more Rohingya Muslims sought to flee across the border to Bangladesh on Sunday.

Bangla News

One killed in bomb blast in Mymensingh

Staff Correspondent, Mymensingh: One has been killed in a bomb explosion at Kashor village in Habirbari union under Bhaluka upazila of the district.

Bangla News

Influx of Rohingyas will be prevented: BGB DG

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent: “We are on high alert. We will not allow anyone from Myanmar to intrude into Bangladesh,” said Director General (DG) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Abul Hossain.

Bangla News

9 killed in car bomb attack in Baghdad

International Desk: Nine people were killed and wounded on Sunday when two booby-trapped vehicles exploded in two areas southwest of Baghdad, news reports said, quoting security sources.

Bangla News

Walton offers up to 10pc discount on fridge, TV

Economic Reporter: Walton, one of the leading electronics and electrical appliances manufacturers in Bangladesh, has offered up to 10 percent discount on its fridges, televisions and home appliances aimed at giving some extra benefit to its customers on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, which is scheduled to begin in September 2 next month.

Bangla News

Australia lose 3 early wickets

Sports Desk: Touring Australia are batting against host Bangladesh in the first innings of the first Test in Rocket two-match series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday.

Bangla News

Australia restrict Tigers to 260

Sports Desk: Bangladesh were bowled out for 260 in the first innings of the first Test in Rocket two-match series against Australia at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday.

Bangla News

Ex-national skipper Pilot’s father drowns

Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi: Father of former skipper of Bangladesh cricket team Khaled Masud Pilot drowned while taking a bath in a pond in Sagarpara area of Rajshahi city on Sunday.

Bangla News

2 kids drown in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent: Two children drowned at a pond in Painshail area of Bhawal Mirzapur under Gazipur Sadar upazila on Saturday.  

Bangla News

Repair damaged roads within 24hrs: Quader

Staff Correspondent, Jessore: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul has instructed the engineers of the Roads and Highways Division to repair damaged roads within 24 hours in a bid to ensure comfortable journey for Eid holiday makers.  

Bangla News

Walton exclusive showroom at Patuakhali launch terminal

Staff Correspondent: Walton, the country’s popular brand, has opened an exclusive showroom at Patuakhali launch terminal.

Bangla News

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Spain unites for 500,000-strong Barcelona march

International Desk: About 500,000 people have marched in Barcelona in a huge public rejection of violence following a recent deadly attack in the Spanish city, chanting: "I'm not afraid."  

Bangla News

Myanmar forces ‘fire on fleeing Rohingyas’

International Desk: Myanmar security forces fired mortars and machine guns at terrified Rohingya villagers fleeing northern Rakhine State for Bangladesh yesterday, AFP reports from Cox’s Bazar quoting one of its reporters and a border official at the scene, as clashes which have killed scores continued for a second day.  

Bangla News

Cummins triple strike rocks Bangladesh

Sports Desk: Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins bagged three quick scalps as Bangladesh were reeling on 42 runs for the loss of three wickets in 10 overs during day one of their first Test match in Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday.

Bangla News

Harvey was strongest in more than 50 years, one killed

International Desk: Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday as it slowly moved inland after hitting the US state of Texas with torrential rain and heavy winds.  

Bangla News

Kazi Nazrul Islam's death anniversary today

Desk Report: The 41st death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is being observed in a befitting manner today (Sunday).  

Bangla News

Bus plunge kills 3 in Gopalgnaj

Gopalganj Correspondent: At least three people including a father and his son were killed and 30 other were injured as bus plunged into a road side ditch in the district early Sunday.  

Bangla News

Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

International Desk: The death toll from monsoon floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal has climbed above 1,200, as rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst such disaster in years.  

Bangla News

Bangladesh wheelchair cricket team win T20 series against India

Sports Desk: Bangladesh wheelchair cricket team won the three-match T20 series with 2-1 beating their rivals India by two wickets in the keenly contested series deciding third and final match held at Dhaka University Gymnasium in the capital on Saturday.

Bangla News

Another White House adviser fired

International Desk: White House adviser Sebastian Gorka, who was closely aligned with a nationalist faction led by ousted senior strategist Steve Bannon, no longer works for President Donald Trump, the White House said on Friday.

Bangla News

Flood victims can buy rice at Tk 10 a kg: PM

Bogra Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said flood-affected people can buy rice at Tk 10 per kilogram and they can buy up to 30 kilograms at this rate. 50 lakh households across the country will get this facility.

Bangla News

Biman gets permission to operate 8 special hajj flights

Staff Correspondent: Biman Bangladesh Airlines has got permission to operate 8 special hajj flights from Saudi authorities, paving the way for the trips of all intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

Bangla News

Pilgrims stage demo at hajj camp

Staff Correspondent: A group of hajj pilgrims staged demonstrations in front of the Ashkona hajj camp in the capital on Saturday noon as an uncertainty has been raised about whether they will be able to fly for Makkah or not.

Bangla News

India to import 36 BD products without test

M A Rahman: India will import 36 Bangladeshi products without test to verify standard in the country's laboratory.

Bangla News

Hurricane Harvey hits Texas

International Desk: Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm, bringing life-threatening winds and the likelihood of catastrophic flooding as the most powerful storm in over a decade hit the mainland United States.

Bangla News

Water levels at 75 river stations fall

Staff Correspondent: Flood situation in the country is improving as almost all rivers except Surma and Kushiyara rivers are in falling trend.

Bangla News

Two killed as pick up crushed under train at Kaliakoir

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: At least two people were killed and three others were injured as pick up crushed under train at Boktarpur area of the district's Kaliakoir upazila around 2:45pm on Saturday.

Bangla News

'No NGO installment until crops harvested'

Faridpur Correspondent: LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said NGO installment put flood affected people in trouble. As per directives of the Prime Minister, they will not pay any installment until the crops are harvested.

Bangla News

Youth found dead in Ctg

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Police have recovered body of a youth from Agrabad of the city's Doublemuring area.

Bangla News

Bullet-hit Rohingya man dies at Ctg medical

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: One of the two Rohingyas, who were shot injured in Rakhine Stat, succumbed to his injuries at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Saturday morning.  

Bangla News

Govt's support to continue for flood victims: PM

Gaibandha Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government will take necessary steps to rehabilitate flood affected people.

Bangla News

Trump bans transgender military recruits

International Desk: US President Donald Trump on Friday directed the military not to move forward with an Obama-era plan that would have allowed transgender individuals to be recruited into the armed forces, following through on his intentions announced a month earlier to ban transgender people from serving.

Bangla News

Ex-Thai PM Yingluck fled to Dubai

International Desk: Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra fled the country ahead of a court verdict to escape a possible 10-year jail term.

Bangla News

Friday, 25 August 2017

Smartphone in 1930s painting!

Risingbd Desk: A native American appears to stare at a smartphone in a mural of colonial America that dates to 1937 sparking theories it could be proof of time travel.  

Bangla News

Dhaka-Khulna rail line resumes after 12-hr

Kushtia Correspondent: The rail communication of Dhaka with the northern part of the country has been restored on Saturday morning after 13 hours of disruption due to derailment.  

Bangla News

Police officers attacked near Buckingham Palace

International Desk: A terror investigation is under way after two police officers were injured while tackling a man with a large knife outside Buckingham Palace.  

Bangla News

14 cattle markets in Gazipur city

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur:  A total of 14 cattle markets have been set up in different places of Gazipur City Corporation area for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, which is to be observed on September 2.  

Bangla News

Nasrin attempts to commit suicide

Staff Correspondent: Nasrin Sultana, wife of national team cricketer Arafat Sani, tried to commit suicide by taking sleeping medicine.  

Bangla News

Hurricane Harvey will be major disaster: Texas governor

International Desk: Texas is facing a "very major disaster" as Hurricane Harvey approaches its coastline, the state's governor says.

Bangla News

PM to visit flood-hit Gaibandha, Bogra today

Borga Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit Gaibandha and Bogra today to see for herself the condition of the flood-affected people of the two northern districts.

Bangla News

North Korea fires three missiles into sea

International Desk: North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles, the US military says.  

Bangla News

Ran likely to increase for next 5 days

Staff Correspondent: Rain is likely to increase at different places across the country influenced by the monsoon thoroughly active in the Bay of Bengal.

Bangla News

Fresh violence kills 89 in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

International Desk: At least 89 people including a dozen security forces were killed as Rohingya militants besieged border posts in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar’s authorities said today, triggering a fresh exodus of refugees towards Bangladesh.

Bangla News

28 killed in riots triggered after Indian guru's rape conviction 

International Desk: At least 28 people were killed in riots triggered after an Indian court convicted a quasi-religious sect leader for raping two of his followers, authorities said.

Bangla News

PCB name 16-memebr squad to play against World XI

Sports Desk: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have named a 16-member squad for the Independence Cup against ICC World XI, according to PCB's official twitter account.

Bangla News

Edu' Board secy shot: Two cops suspended

Staff Correspondent: Two constables of Public Order Management (POM) of police have temporarily been suspended as Dhaka Education Board Secretary was sustained bullet injury by their misfiring.

Bangla News

Three kids drowned in Kushtia

Kushtia Correspondent: Three children were drowned in the Padma River at Charsadipur area of the district's Kumarkhali upazila on Friday noon.

Bangla News

JSC, JDC, exam routines published

Staff Correspondent: The routines of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations-2017 have been published.

Bangla News

Cricketers will stand by flood affected people: Papon

Sirajganj Correspondent: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon said that he felt hurt listening miseries of flood affected people of Jamuna riverside. For this, I came with some foods as relief.

Bangla News

'Roads will be Kept usable despite rainfall'

Staff Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the roads and highways will be kept usable at any cost despite rainfall during Eid rush.

Bangla News

Man arrested with Tk 2 lakh fake notes

Staff Correspondent: Detectives arrested a man along with Tk 2 lakh forge notes conducting a drive at Mogbazaar railgate area of the capital on Thursday night.

Bangla News

Yingluck 'flees Thailand' ahead of verdict

International Desk: Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has fled abroad, sources say, ahead of a verdict in her trial over a rice subsidy scheme.  

Bangla News

Farmer killed in lightning strike in Netrokona

Netrokona Correspondent: A farmer was killed in a lightning strike in the district’s Kalmakanda upazila on Friday morning.  

Bangla News

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Texas braces for category-three storm

International Desk: Texas is bracing itself for Hurricane Harvey - the worst storm to hit the US mainland in 12 years.  

Bangla News

UP chairman shot dead

Staff Correspondent, Khulna:  A Union Parishad chairman was gunned down by miscreants at his Gazirhat home in Dighalia upazila in Khulna.

Bangla News

12 dead in Muslim insurgent attacks in Myanmar

International Desk: At least five police and seven Rohingya Muslim insurgents were killed overnight in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the government said on Friday morning, after militants staged coordinated attacks on 24 police posts and tried breaking into an army base.

Bangla News

Neo JMB member killed in Kushtia gunfight

Kushtia Correspondent: A neo JMB member named Arman Ali (42) has been killed in a gunfight with police in the district’s Daulatpur upazila.  

Bangla News

Syria war: UN urges pause in assault on IS bastion Raqqa

International Desk: The UN has urged US-led coalition forces to suspend their assault on Raqqa, the capital of so-called Islamic State in Syria, to permit evacuations.  

Bangla News

Russian nuclear bombers swarm into Pacific hot zone

International Desk: Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown a rare mission around the Korean Peninsula at the same time as the United States and South Korea conduct joint military exercises that have infuriated Pyongyang.

Bangla News

Khulna University teacher suspended for sexual harassment

Staff Correspondent, Khulna: Professor Dr. Sharif Uddin of Mathematic Discipline of Khulna University has permanently been suspended for sexually harassing a female student.

Bangla News

Commission calls on Myanmar to end Rohingya restrictions

International Desk: Myanmar must scrap restrictions on movement and citizenship for its persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority if it wants to avoid fuelling extremism and bring peace to Rakhine state, a commission led by former UN chief Kofi Annan said on Thursday.

Bangla News

PM to visit flood-hit Gaibandha, Bogra on Saturday

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to visit Gaibandha and Bogra on Saturday to see for herself the condition of the flood-affected people of the two northern districts.

Bangla News

Take quick steps to repair roads, railways

Several days are left for holy Eid-ul-Azha, one of the largest religious festivals for Muslim communities. Many will leave the capital Dhaka to celebrate Eid with their near and dear ones. But they may face a lot of sufferings during journey to their homes due to this year’s floods in different parts of the country.

Bangla News

Hilsa GI handed over to Fisheries Department

Staff Correspondent: The national fish Hilsa gas got official recognition as the geographical indication (GI) product of Bangladesh.

Bangla News

CJ urges reporters not to make miscode

Staff Correspondent: Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has urged newsmen not to make miscode of the statement he made during hearing in different cases in the court.

Bangla News

Miscreants attempted to kill my daughter: Khokon

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Wazed Ali Khokon, Public Prosecutor (PP) of the sensational seven-murder case, has claimed that several miscreants attempted to kill his daughter.

Bangla News

Highways to be kept in motion by any means: Minister

Staff Correspondent, Narayanganj: Urging people not be worried about the highway chaos, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the highways will be kept by any means during the Eid rush.

Bangla News

JnU Eid vacation begins from August 27

JnU Correspondent: A 15-day vacation at Jagannath University (JnU) will start on August 27 (Sunday) on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims.

Bangla News

Eight missing after Switzerland landslide

International Desk: Eight people were reported missing Thursday after a landslide hit the Swiss town of Bondo, local police said.

Bangla News

NU postpones degree exams again

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: National University (NU) has again postponed degree examinations scheduled for August 26 to 29 due to floods in different parts of the country.

Bangla News

Dutch arrest after Rotterdam gig cancelled

International Desk: Police have arrested a 22-year-old man in the southern Dutch province of Brabant, hours after a rock concert was cancelled because of an alert from Spanish police.

Bangla News

Application for MBBS admission starts

Staff Correspondent: The online application for MBBS 2017-2018 session started on Thursday and will continue till September 16.

Bangla News

EC starts dialogue with political parties

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) has started the dialogue with the country's political parties over the next general election. Sammilita Sangskritik Jote (SSJ) joined the dialogue in the first day.

Bangla News

Shalwar with t-shirt banned in DU hall: probe body formed

Staff Correspondent: The authority at Dhaka University has formed a probe committee over a ban on women's shalwar with t-shirt in the varsity's Poet Sufia Kamal Hall.

Bangla News

Death of 28 children taking Paracetamol: 2 drug staff suspended

Staff Correspondent: Drug administration deputy director Altaf Hossain and its assistant director Shafiqul Islam have been suspended in case filed for manufacturing toxic Paracetamol that killed 28 children.

Bangla News

HC issues rule upon Transplantation of Organs Act

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has issued a rule asking the authorities why it will not declare 3 sections of Transplantation of Organs Act illegal.

Bangla News

Man killed in city road accident

Staff Correspondent: An unidentified 70yr old man was killed as a speedy truck rammed him in Kashaibari area of Airport in the capital on Thursday morning.

Bangla News

No industrial unit near Sundarbans: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has ordered not to set up any industrial unit within 10 kilometers of the Sundarbans.

Bangla News

Indians have right to privacy, Supreme Court rules

International Desk: India's Supreme Court has ruled that citizens have a fundamental right to privacy, in a landmark judgement.

Bangla News

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Juba Dal leader killed in Noakhali gunfight

Noakhali Correspondent: A local Juba Dal leader named Md Alam (30) has been killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in the district’s Begumganj upazila.  

Bangla News

Energy-boost vitamin B pills linked to lung cancer

Risingbd Desk: Men who take energy-boosting vitamin B supplements could be at double the risk of lung cancer.  

Bangla News

Swine flu kills 1,094 in India in 8 months

International Desk: The number of deaths caused by swine flu in the country has touched 1,094. Of them, 342 people have died due to the viral illness in the past three weeks.  

Bangla News

Prapti taken to residence

Staff Correspondent: Maisha Wazed Prapti, daughter of Public Prosecutor (PP) of the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case Wazed Ali Khokon, has been taken to their residence from hospital.  

Bangla News

Ivy Rahman’s 13th death anniversary today

Staff Correspondent: The 13th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President Zillur Rahman, is being observed today (Thursday) in a befitting manner.  

Bangla News

Alarmingly high levels of arsenic in Pakistan's ground water

International Desk: Up to 60 million people in Pakistan are at risk from the deadly chemical arsenic, according to a new analysis of water supplies.  

Bangla News

7-murder case PP's daughter forced to take 'poison'

Staff Correspondent: Daughter of Public Prosecutor (PP) of the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case has been hospitalised after she was allegedly forced to take poisonous sweetmeat.

Bangla News

Iran-Saudi to restart diplomatic relation

International Desk: Iran and Saudi Arabia are going to restart the diplomatic relation, In this bid, both the nations decided to exchange diplomatic visits soon, Tehran said on Wednesday.

Bangla News

Beating Australia is difficult but not impossible: Tamim

Sports Desk: Citing Australia as one of the finest test teams of the world, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal said, "Beating Australia would be difficult but it is not impossible either."

Bangla News

Rooney retires from international football

Sports Desk: Wayne Rooney has drawn curtains on his international career and made the announcement on Wednesday after a glittering 14-year spell as England forward.

Bangla News

Eid-ul-Azha on Sept 2

Senior Correspondent: The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated on September 2 (Saturday) across the country as the moon of Zilhaj has been sighted in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Bangla News

Bangladesh Bank to appoint 1,663 officials

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank (BB) will recruit a total of 1,663 senior officers in eight state-owned banks and financial institutions in the country.

Bangla News

Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on Sept 1

International Desk: Saudi Arabia has announced to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on September 1 (Friday).

Bangla News

Air strike kills 35 people in Yemen

International Desk: At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a small hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a local medic and Houthi's television station.

Bangla News

Trump threatens to 'close government'

International Desk: Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government in order to secure funding to build his controversial wall along the border with Mexico, in a remarkable Arizona speech on Tuesday night. Afterwards, his critics openly questioned whether he was 'fit' to be President.

Bangla News

IU teacher expelled for sexual harassment allegation

H K Jibon from IU: Islamic University (IU) authorities have expelled one of its teachers from the university permanently over the allegation of harassing his female student sexually.

Bangla News

PM hands over cheques to violence victim families

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over cheques among injured persons and family members of the persons died in the atrocities of BNP and Jamaat-Shibir at Indurkani of Pirojpur district in 2014 and 2015.

Bangla News

HC issues rule against party criteria

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has issued a rule for the government and the Election Commission over the law that set down criteria for new political parties to get registered.

Bangla News

ICC announces match officials for Bangladesh-Australia series

Sports Desk: International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced match officials for the forthcoming bilateral series between Bangladesh and Australia.

Bangla News

8 get death for businessman murder in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent: A Habiganj court has sentenced eight people to death and twelve others to life term imprisonment in a case filed over the murder of businessman Tipu.

Bangla News

EC's dialogue with political parties from tomorrow

Staff Correspondent: The Election Commission (EC) will start dialogue with political parties from tomorrow (August 24) to take their opinions over the arrangement of next parliamentary elections.

Bangla News

US Navy sack Seventh Fleet commander

International Desk: The US Navy is to dismiss Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following a string of collisions involving warships in Asia, US officials have said.  

Bangla News

CBA election of Ctg port tomorrow

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: The CBA election of Chittagong port will be held tomorrow (Thursday) after a decade.

Bangla News

Walton sponsors Bangladesh-India wheelchair cricket

Sports Desk: Country’s leading electronics, electrical, automobile brand Walton has earned the title sponsorship rights of 'Bangladesh vs India wheelchair Cricket Series-2017'.

Bangla News

Stop hydraulic horn within 48 hours: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has directed the authority concerned to stop use of hydraulic horns in city transports within 48 hours.

Bangla News

2 construction workers electrocuted in Sitakunda

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Two construction workers were electrocuted in the district’s Sitakunda upazila on Wednesday morning.  

Bangla News

Barcelona sue Neymar for breach of contract

Sports Desk: Barcelona are to sue former player Neymar £7.8m in damages for an alleged breach of contract following his record £200m move to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this month.

Bangla News

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Actor Razzak laid to eternal rest

Staff Correspondent: Actor Razzak was laid to eternal rest at Banani Graveyard in the city on Wednesday morning.

Bangla News

Maryam to run by-poll drive as mother diagnosed with cancer

International Desk: Former first lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who left for London last week where she underwent medical tests, has been diagnosed with throat cancer.  

Bangla News

Train derails in India, 50 injured

International Desk: Nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh this morning, resulting in injuries to at least 50 people, in the second rail accident in the state in four days.

Bangla News

US Afghanistan: Tillerson ups pressure on Pakistan

International Desk: American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has increased pressure on Pakistan over its perceived backing for the Taliban in Afghanistan.  

Bangla News

Ivy Rahman's 13th death anniv Aug 24

Staff Correspondent: The 13th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, wife of late President Zillur Rahman and former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League, will be observed on August 24 (Thursday).

Bangla News

4 JMB members held in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 in a drive have arrested four members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Joydebpur area of Gazipur city.

Bangla News

Second Janaza held at Azad mosque, Razzak be buried Wed

Staff Correspondent: The second Namaz-e-Janaza of actor Razzak was held at Azad mosque in the capital's Gulshan on Tuesday afternoon.

Bangla News

Remains found in hunt for missing US sailors

International Desk: Human remains have been found in the hunt for 10 US sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore, the navy says.

Bangla News

Gowher Rizvi meets CJ

Staff Correspondent: Gowher Rizvi, international affairs adviser to the Prime Minister, has met the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

Bangla News

A chapter of Bangla film comes to an end

Legendary Bangla film actor Razzak has passed away. He has won the hearts of millions through his powerful acting in the Bangla film. All of his fans were overwhelmed with his outstanding acting.

Bangla News

7-murder: Beauty wants quick execution of verdict

Staff Correspondent: Selina Islam Beauty, wife of the slain Narayanganj City councillor Nazrul Islam, wants quick execution of the Hight court (HC) verdict that upheld death for 15 people in the case.

Bangla News

5 get life in killing Narsingdi murder

Narsingdi Correspondent: A court in Narsingdi handed down life imprisonment to five people imprisonment for killing a man named Sadikur Rahman Topon at Hasnabad village in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi district.

Bangla News

CEC hopes all parties to participate in election

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said we have already started dialogue for the next general election as we want all political parties to participate in the polls.

Bangla News

7-murder: Death upheld for Nur, 3 Ex-RAB men among 15

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has upheld death penalty for the main accused Nur Hossain, three sacked Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) officials and 11 others in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case.

Bangla News

SC clears way for law secretary

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has cleared way for ASSM Zahirul Haque to discharge his duties as secretary to law and justice division of law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry.

Bangla News

Razzak’s 2nd namaz-e-janaza at Azad mosque

Staff Correspondent: Body of the legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, has been taken to Gulshan's Azad mosque from Central Shaheed Minar.

Bangla News

Deepika Padukone lost major Hollywood role

Entertainment Desk: Deepika Padukone made quit an impressive Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage opposite Vin Diesel. While her Bajirao Mastani co-star Priyanka Chopra has been making waves in the West and has already signed 2 more Hollywood flicks after Baywatch, Deepika is busy in filming Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati.

Bangla News

Youth stabbed dead in Mirpur

Staff Correspondent: A youth named Md Kabir (32) has been stabbed to death by miscreants.  

Bangla News

Razzak’s body taken to Shaheed Minar

Staff Correspondent: Body of the legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, has been taken to Central Shaheed Minar on Tuesday.

Bangla News

HC stays contractual appointment of law secretary

Staff Correspondent: The High Court has stayed for three months the contractual appointment of ASSM Zahirul Haque as secretary to law and justice division of law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry.  

Bangla News

Monday, 21 August 2017

Fire at Ctg market

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: A fire has broken out at a market in Dhaka, at CEPZ area in Chittagong town on Tuesday morning.

Bangla News

Razzak’s body at FDC

Entertainment Desk: Body of the legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, has been taken to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC).

Bangla News

2 killed, 14 injured in lightning in Savar

Staff Correspondent: At least two people were killed and 14 injured in a lightning strike at Katlapur of Savar on Tuesday morning.  

Bangla News

Youth killed in Jurain ‘gunfight’

Staff Correspondent: A youth named Md Mamun (30) has been killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in the capital’s Jurain area.

Bangla News

5 killed in collision between 2 buses in Pabna

Pabna Correspondent: At least five people were killed and 10 other were injured in a collision between two buses in the district on Tuesday morning.  

Bangla News

Trump blasts Pakistan for 'safe havens to terror'

International Desk: President Donald Trump warned Pakistan on Monday that Washington will no longer tolerate Pakistan offering "safe havens" to extremists.  

Bangla News

N'ganj 7-murder: HC verdict on death reference today

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) will deliver its verdict today (August 22) on the death references and appeals of the convicts in sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases.  

Bangla News

Russia says 200 ISIL fighters killed in Syria air raid

International Desk: Russian fighter jets killed more than 200 fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in a recent air attack in Syria, the defence ministry said on Monday, as part of an intensified air campaign to help President Bashar al-Assad's forces drive the group from its major stronghold of Deir Az Zor.  

Bangla News

Trump pledges support for Afghanistan

International Desk: President Donald Trump has said a hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists to fill.  

Bangla News

Russia destroys over 200 IS fighters in Syria

International Desk: Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

Bangla News

President, PM express deep shock at Razzak's death

Staff Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed profound shock at the death of legendary Bangla film actor Razzak who passed away at a city hospital this evening.

Bangla News

'We won't tolerate comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan'

Staff Correspondent: Slamming the Chief Justice (CJ) for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said, “We can tolerate anything, but not comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan? This is not tolerable at all.”

Bangla News

Legendary actor Nayak Raj Razzak no more

Staff Correspondent: Legendary Bangladesh film actor Abdur Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak breathed his last in capital's United Hospital on Monday.

Bangla News

Govt to import 2 lakh tonnes of wheat from Russia

Secretariat Correspondent: The government has taken a decision to import two lakh metric tonnes of wheat from Russia on government-to-government (G-to-G) basis.

Bangla News

Rail service resumes after 36 hours

Staff Correspondent: The capital’s rail communications with the northern and southern districts of the country have resumed a day after its suspension as flood water damaged a rail bridge in Kalihati of Tangail.

Bangla News

4 fishermen rescued, 7 robbers held in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: Police have rescued four fishermen from the grasps of sea-robbers in Batighar area of Kutubdia in Cox's Bazar on Monday.

Bangla News

Flood situation improves, water levels of 53 rivers fall

Staff Correspondent: Flood situation has continued to improve in northern regions including Kurigram, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Bogra and Sirajganj districts. The situation is also improving in south and mid regions including Manikganj, Faridpur, Rajbari, Shariatpur districts.

Bangla News

Fire breaks out in 15-story Makkah hotel

International Desk: Six hundred Turkish and Yemeni pilgrims survived a fire that broke out in a hotel in Makkah’s Al-Aziziyah neighborhood after they were evacuated by emergency response teams, Saudi state news agency SPA reported Monday.

Bangla News

Rangamati-Chittagong road link resumes

Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: Road communication between Chittagong and Rangamati has been resumed on Monday after a series of landslides.

Bangla News

Milon to die for killing Madaripur girl Nitu

Madaripur Correspondent: A Madaripur court on Monday awarded death sentence to Milon Mandal for killing school girl Nitu in last year.

Bangla News

Form enquiry commission of Longadu attack: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) issued a ruling asking the authority concerned to explain why it should not be directed to form an enquiry commission to find the culprits behind arson attacks in Rangamati's Longadu.

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