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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected member of Neo JMB's 'Sarwar-Tamim Group' from Uttara in the

'No need to increase jail capacity now'

National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh (NHRCB) chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque said if the pending cases are disposed speedily,

Despite drives, traffic discipline yet to come

Though the number of cases against the traffic rules violators has increased compared to the previous times, the discipline

Khaleda's fresh plea to change court in graft case

BNP chairperson Kha-leda Zia on Wednesday submitted a fresh plea with the High Court to change the court to

BD Al-Qaeda chief killed in Afghanistan

The leadership structure of Ansar al-Islam, Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent's local proxy, remains hazy as AQIS Wednesday claimed

MoU signed for Chinese investment

In a major development, Bangladesh's new state entity designed to lure in investors has signed a MoU with China,

Stop cattle smuggling

Finally, the Indian Supreme Court did not trash the committee's report, responsible for submitting recommendations to check cattle-smuggling to

Device found in Sylhet school not bomb

After a day of panic, students and teachers breathed easy at Scholars Home School in Sylhet's Shahi Eidgah area

Six NRB girls get PACE award

Six Bangladeshi-Cana-dian women have received the PACE-RMM Women Achievers Award for their 'contributions and commitment to the community'. The

Macron’s unusual love story

Emmanuel Macron, the fresh-faced 39-year-old who won the first round of a hotly contested French presidential election on Sunday,

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary cities

A US judge on Tuesday blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that could deny billions of dollars

Hepatitis B, C cases hit 325m: WHO

An estimated 325 million people are living with hepatitis B or C and few are aware of their condition,

ISPs want VAT free internet

Internet Service Provi-ders Association of Bang-ladesh (ISPAB) urged government to withdraw Value Added Tax (VAT) on internet accessories in

Crops, fishes, birds lost in early floods

Farmers in the haor areas including Sylhet and Sunamganj are facing a tough time as most crops have been

Clash with police: CU BCL leaders expelled

Bangladesh Chhatra League has expelled two members of its Chittagong University unit after they clashed with the police.The BCL

No way for BNP but to join polls: Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said BNP there is no other way but to take part in

Alterative jobs to be arranged for flood victims: Maya

The government will take steps for arranging alterative jobs for the recent flashflood victims in haor areas alongside providing

Govts fail to meet higher education demand: UN

Governments across the world are struggling to keep pace with the rapidly rising demand of higher education as many

Tanners call: Reopen Hazaribagh factories

Tanners have demanded reopening of their tanneries in the capital's Hazaribagh area until the utility services can be provided

Indian Army chief due next week

The Army chief of India General Bipin Rawat is now headed for Dhaka, soon after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Siblings among six killed in lightning

Six people, including two siblings, were killed in separate lightning strikes in Noakhali, Barisal and Sirajganj districts from Wednesday

French citizen missing

The French embassy in Dhaka has said that one of its citizen has gone missing since January. In a

Three held from RU as suspected militants

Three students of Rajshahi University have been arrested on suspicion of having connection with militancy yesterday.The detainees were identified

Regn Directorate to be made department

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said the government had been working to turn Directorate of

'Central banks ought to be knowledge institutions'

Professor Dr Atiur Rahman gave a keynote address on "The changing role of a central bank in an uncertain

Teesta remains bone of contention

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, continued to press for water sharing of much-talked about Teesta River, while West Bengal Chief