Monday, September 21, 2015



Former British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday said the bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and Bangladesh won't be

Moheshkhali declared Digital Island

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday announced Moheshkhali Island under Cox's Bazar district as the country's first 'Digital Island'

Four militants killed

Four militants were killed including the notorious militant Abu Kalam Azad on Thursday evening. Police said that the militants

Shab-e-Barat on May 11

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, will be observed in the country on May 11 as

ADB sees 6.9% growth for BD

Bangladesh economy will grow at the rate of 6.9 percent this year, which will remain unchanged in the following

US steps up pressure on North Korea

The US says it plans to activate a missile defense system in South Korea "within days" and tighten economic

Flood damages Boro on 219,840 hectares: Govt

Boro crops on 219,840 hectares of land have fully been damaged by flood in six districts of the country

Fight terrorism together

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron here on Thursday termed Bangladesh a 'shining example' of progress in the world

Huge data gap in monitoring SDGs

Bangladesh is facing a considerable data gap for monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as data of two-thirds of the

BNP slams officials' foreign tour during flood

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday alleged that the foreign tour of top officials of Haor and

Celebrities join Vinod Khanna's funeral

Thursday morning 27th April, 2017 sent a wave of shock through the Bollywood film industry as the day marked

Microsoft Word used to hack PCs

To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable hackers, consider the case of

People mustn't face torture

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to make sure that common people

Rice prices up, syndicate blamed

Price of rice has gone volatile due to heavy rainfall and syndicate business. Recently rice price has hit an

Madrasah books under scrutiny

Madrasah  Education  Board is going ahead with the strategic policy to prevent extremist activities and setting  strong  vigilance team

Speak less publicly

Law Minister Anisul Huq has requested the chief justice to refrain from complaining in public."With due respect, I ask

SWAT raids 'militant den' in C'nawabganj

SWAT members have launched the final assault on a suspected militant hideout at Shibganj in Chapainawabganj.Reporters gathered around 500

David Cameron in Dhaka

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Dhaka yesterday on a very brief visit.During his less than 24-hour

PM to visit Sunamganj Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the flood-hit haor areas of Sunam-ganj on April 30 (Sunday).Deputy Commissioner of the

Flood hits C'nawabganj, damages paddy crop

Boro paddy on some 50 hectares of croplands in Gomostapur upazila has been damaged due to flashflood triggered by

China launches its aircraft carrier

China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical

BNP not anti-Indian, says Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday claimed their party is not anti-Indian one, but it is always

Haors in peril: Top officials are abroad

As people in haor areas suffer from persistent floods and their harvests have been ruined, four of the Haor

US installs missile defense in S Korea

The US military has started installing a controversial missile defense system at a site in South Korea, amid high

Ban on fishing in haors goes

Sunamganj district administration has withdrawn its ban on fishing in the haors. The decision was taken at a meeting

US, North Korea show off force

North Korea put on a massive live-fire drill on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military, a media