Monday, September 21, 2015



Police and fire service investigators are yet to ascertain the cause of the fire that gutted Gulshan's DNCC market

Culprits not yet arrested

At least 22 youths of a gang were directly and indirectly involved with the sensational killing of schoolboy Adnan

ACC turns attention to graft in govt offices

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is looking to identify and close loopholes that leads to corruption in purchase, recruitment and

Arrange meeting in Dhaka, PM to WEF

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the World Economic Forum (WEF) to arrange a meeting of it in Dhaka

Uber-mom, style icon, political force

In 2008, Michelle Obama was tentative on the campaign trail, wary of saying anything to jeopardize her husband's historic

Shakib Al Hasan makes career-best ranking

A remarkable double century in the first innings of the Wellington Test against New Zealand has boosted Bangladesh No.1

Trust in judiciary up: CJ

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha thinks the verdict handed down in the sensational seven-murder case in Narayanganj has increased

8pc GDP growth in next two-year, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday expre-ssed his firm hope that the country would attain 8 percent GDP growth in

Reduce VAT, demands FBCCI

Federation of Bangla-desh Chambers of Comm-erce and Industry (FBCCI) President Abdul Matlub Ahmad has said that it would be

Nasirnagar scapegoat Rasraj out on bail

The Hindu man from Brahmanbaria, who alleg-edly posted contents 'insul-ting Islam' on Facebook, has been released from prison after

Education now a business, says President

President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday slammed the country's private universities for their failure to ensure the quality of education

OIC meet on Rohingya crisis in KL Thursday

The Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organi-zation of Islamic Coope-ration (OIC) will discuss "genuine steps" on Thursday that

Form EC as per people's desire: BNP

BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain has threatened that their party will take to the streets if the search

Cold wave sweeps Rajshahi, Rangpur

Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions and the regions of Tangail, Faridpur, Madaripur,

PM reaches Zurich for WEF meet

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Zurich on Monday morning on a five-day official visit to Switzerland to attend

Death for Nur Hossain, 25 others

A Narayanganj court yesterday sentenced 26 people, including former city councilor Nur Hossain to death, and nine others to

Tk 43,000 crore unrecorded

Every year Tk 45, 000 crore on an average is being laundered from Bangladesh whereas cases are being filed

Families satisfied, demand execution

People of all walks of lives, especially family members of seven slain members yesterday expressed their satisfaction over the

'N'ganj murder verdict proves none to escape'

Home Minister Asaduz-zaman Khan Kamal said, "The verdict in the Narayanganj seven-murder cases has proved that no one will

Judiciary independent, sovereign, say experts

Several important insig-hts are found to be the prerequisites of creating terrorist as well as leading to violent activities

Actress Geeta Sen passes away

Renowned actress Geeta Sen, wife of celebrated filmmaker Mrinal Sen, died in her residence in Kolkata on Monday after

Eight men own half of world's wealth: Oxfam

Eight men own the same wealth as half the world's population, a level of inequality which 'threatens to pull

Mobile phone operators told to submit call-drop lists

State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim yesternday asked all the mobile phone operators to submit monthly call-drop

Fear, panic removed with verdict: Law Minister

Law Minister Anisul Haq yesterday said the fear and panic that gripped the people of Narayanganj have been removed

Judgment to help set rule of law: BNP

BNP senior leader Shamsuzzaman Dudu on Monday hoped that the Narayanganj seven-murder case verdict will help establish the rule

Nur, Tarek remained unmoved: PP

Public Prosecutor(PP) of Narayanganj seven-murder case Wazed Ali Khokon has said the unconcerned and unworried mood of death row