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People of all walks of life paid their floral respects to martyrs at  the Savar National Mausoleum on the

Hearing on FBCCI polls adjourned till Mar 30

The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed over the process of holding election to the

3-year jail for accident in rash driving okayed

The Cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft of the 'Road Trans-port Bill, 2017' with provisions of harsher

IPU Assembly in Dhaka: MPs from 132 nations due

Taking decisive actions to end economic, political and social inequalities will be the focus of deliberations for over 650

Fine, jail time for men in women's seat

The government will fine and jail passengers who occupy seats reserved for women, children, elderly and handicapped people on

Sir Abed named among world's greatest leaders

Founder and Chairperson of BRAC Sir Fazle Hasan Abed has been ranked among the 50 greatest leaders in the

BNP now terms CEC Huda 'a noble man'

BNP has softened its stance for Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda whom they previously called "subservient to the

Blogger Rajib murder: HC verdict April 2

The High Court on Monday fixed April 2 to deliver its verdict on the appeals filed by the convicts

Confidence makes Jaheda self-reliant

"I was totally helpless and even I didn't eat three meals a day because of poverty. But today, I

Mufti Hannan, 2 others seek clemency

Harkat-ul-Jihad (Huji) chief Mufti Abdul Hannan and his associates -- Delwar Alias Ripon and Sharif Shahedul Alam alias Bipul

Relaxation of rules for walk-in tourist visa

As part of the ongoing initiatives to liberalize, streamline and ease access to Indian visa for Bang-ladeshi nationals, Tourist

Eight students killed in Japan avalanche

An avalanche killed eight high school students on a mountain-climbing trip in Japan yesterday, with more than 30 people

DSCC playgrounds grabbed

Eight playgrounds out of 14 under the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) area are now under occupation of different

Tigers demolish Lions by 90 runs

Bangladesh carried forward the momentum from their historic 100th Test win by making a rousing start to the three-match

13th birth anniv of RAB today

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is going to celebrate its 13th birth anniversary today.    With a view to fighting terrorism,

Youth killed in checkpost was suicidal: Autopsy

"The youth, who was killed nearby a police check post in Airport area of the capital on Friday, was

Three UN missions to be closed by 2018

The UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said Friday he expects operations in Haiti, Ivory Coast and Liberia to end

Crocodile kills student at Barguna eco-park

A crocodile has killed a student at the Tengragiri Eco-Park in Barguna's Taltoli Upazila on Saturday. The victim 29-year-old

Minority voters to be 'deciding factor'

Then minority voters who account for around 25 percent of the total votes are likely to be the deciding

RMG workers' housing crisis alarming

Readymade garment (RMG) workers do not continue to face huge accommodation crises as the government nor are the industry

10 killed in M’singh truck mishap

Ten people including three women and four children were killed as a cement laden truck overturned at Bhaluka Upazila

Indian lawmaker put on no-fly list

All major airlines in India had put Shiv Sena parliamentarian Ravindra Gaikwad on their no-fly list for assaulting a

Killer ex-husband held

Detective Branch of police in a drive yesterday morning arrested the main accused of city's sensational Bank official Arifun

'Prevent children from joining militancy'

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday urged all to be aware so that their children cannot join militancy."All, including

Smart NID final phase in April

The final phase of 'smart national ID' distribution will start in 26 wards of Dhaka from the second week

PM visits late Ariful Huq Roni’s home

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited the residence of late Ariful Huq Roni, the younger brother of Law Minister Advocate