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E-waste doubles

"E-waste" locally known as "electronic waste" has now caused a concern to the environmentalists and physicians in the country

Duty-free access to US, Brazil sought

The exporters have proposed the governments of the United States (US) and Brazil for considering duty-free market access for

Rights activists lament perpetrators’ immunity

Rights group's leaders lamented that perpetrators of ethnic minority people enjoy impunity despite the attacks, arson, murder, rape and

Thousands march 2yrs after Putin foe killed

Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, two years

WB hands in third car

The World Bank has handed over another car to Bangladesh customs inve-stigators probing allegations of evading duties. Two of

'Prisoners will get cell phone facilities'

Home Minister Asadu-zzaman Khan Kamal said prisoners will soon get access to cell phone facilities to talk to their

Two-judge bench named for Biswajit case appeal

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Sunday assigned a bench of the High Court (HC) division to hear the

BD concerned over N Korea missile tests

Dhaka has expressed its deep concern at the recent test fire of ballistic missile by Democratic People's Republic of

1 killed, 50 injured in Sylhet

A teenager was shot dead and 50 others were injured in a gunfight between the supporters of Awami League-backed

Avijit killing: Police hunt for five assailants

Two years on, police are still to submit the charge-sheet in the murder of writer-blogger Avijit Roy. Investigators say

HC rule on constitutional provisions

The High Court (HC) has issued a rule asking the authorities concerned as to why it shall not declare

Expand export markets: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked all concerned to expand Bangladesh's export market with diversified products in the world market

'Khaleda can join polls even if convicted'

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed has said their party chairperson Khaleda Zia will be able to join the next

Water-sharing in South Asia faces problems

Trans-boundary river water sharing system has been identified as a serious source of tensions and conflicts in the South

BNP supports Tuesday’s hartal over gas price hike

Extending his personal support to the half-day hartal to be enforced by left parties in the capital on Tuesday

BNP-backed panel wins Dhaka Bar polls

Pro BNP-Jamaat lawyers' platform Jatiyatabadi Oikya Panel (JOP) has swept the elections to the Dhaka Bar Association (DBA).BNP supported

Nam's killer was paid just $90 for 'baby oil prank'

An Indonesian woman being held over the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam said Saturday she had been paid just RM400

Verdict in case over Jihad's death today

The verdict in a case filed over the death of minor boy Jihad in the city in 2014 will

'Bangladesh trying to get Noor Chy back'

The extradition of Noor Chowdhury, a self-confessed killer of Banga-bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be a 'major breakthrough' in

UN Secy-Gen urged to take action on journos' safety

Reporters Sans Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to take

Transport strike in 10 dists from today

Transport workers called an indefinite strike from today in 10 districts of Khulna division protesting the life term imprisonment

Hefazat calls protest against SC idol

Hundreds of supporters of Hefazat-e-Islam staged protests yesterday calling for the statue of a 'Greek goddess' installed at the

UN experts urge BD to stop 'enforced disappearances'

United Nations human rights experts have called on Bangladesh to act now to halt an 'increasing number of enforced

Picnic bus plunge kills 3 in Chapai

Three people were killed and 15 others injured as a picnic bus plunged into a roadside marsh at Moh-adanga

AQIS supports Hefazat on SC statue removal

Ansar al-Islam, the Bangladesh affiliate of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), has extended support for the ongoing movement

Is Malmo the 'rape capital' of Europe?

Many young male migrants arrived in Sweden over the past few years, when the country accepted unp-recedented numbers of