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Water Day observed

The World Water Day was observed in the country, as elsewhere across the globe, on Wednesday with a call

Bimstec finds Bay as common security zone

Bimstec member states have underscored the importance of recognizing the Bay of Bengal as a common security space, saying

Be more disciplined: Quader asks partymen

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday asked party leaders and workers to work for making the party more

PM opens armed forces' warfare show

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the combined Warfare Display of the Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force yesterday marking

Indian army chief due on March 30

The chief of Army staff of India Gen Bipin Rawat will arrive in Dhaka on March 30 on a

'SEZ for Thai investors'

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has said Thai investors will be accommodated to a special economic zone if they want

Dhaka Court staffs found in bail fraud

A Dhaka court has convicted five persons, including two court staffers, of forging judges' signatures to produce fake bail

Nat’l body urges govt Convert Rampal to solar

Conveyor of the National Committee to Protect Sundarbans Advocate Sultana Kamal has urged the government to relocate the Rampal

'One in four children will live with water shortage'

Approximately one in four children worldwide will live in regions with extremely scarce water resources by 2040, UNICEF said

Treaty slows global tobacco use by 2.5%: WHO

Tobacco use fell by 2.5 percent worldwide a decade after the first global health treaty went into effect, World

Charge against ex-Pak captain on May 31

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 yesterday fixed May 31 for submitting formal charge in the crimes against humanity case

Dhaka-Delhi defense ties, what's new in it?

The relations between Bangladesh and Indian armies began in 1971 when Indian soldiers and Bangladeshi Muktijodhhas fought shoulder-to-shoulder and

SC releases full verdict of Mufti Hannan's sentence

The Supreme Court has released the full text of its verdict upholding the death sentence of Harkat-ul-Jihad (Huji) chief

UNHCR urges fair deal for Rohingyas

United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) seeks equal treatment for all Rohingyas in Bangladesh and help to provide basic aids

Accord on metro rail tracks in April

The government is expected to sign four separate deals on metro rail tracks, stations, coaches and depot of the

Illegal structures in Saint Martin's

The High Court yesterday issued rule on contempt of court against 11 persons including four secretaries of ministries, Deputy

Masterda Surya Sen's birthday today

Today is the birthday of Surya Sen popularly known as 'Masterda', a great Bengali freedom fighter, Indian independence activist

ECNEC okays Tk 1.1 5 lakh cr health project

The Executive Commi-ttee of the National Econ-omic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved Tk 1.15 lakh crore 4th Health, Population and

Gaibandha-1 by-polls today

The Executive Commi-ttee of the National Econ-omic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved Tk 1.15 lakh crore 4th Health, Population and

'UN must recognize Mass Killing Day'

Bangladesh has intensified its diplomatic efforts to get UN recognition for March 25 as Mass Killing Day commemorating the

Customs seize Moosa bin Shamsher's car

Customs detectives have seized a luxury vehicle from controversial businessperson Moosa bin Shamsher.  The Range Rover was taken away

Shakib Al Hasan top in Test again

Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has once again topped the ICC rankings for Test all-rounder, overtaking India's Ravichandran

Canadian envoy meets Khaleda Zia

Canadian High Commi-ssioner to Bangladesh Benoît-Pierre Laramée met Bangladesh Nationa-list Party (BNP) Chairper-son Khaleda Zia yesterday and discussed various

Withdraw Medical College strike: HC

The High Court yesterday asked the doctors of Bangladesh Medical College in Dhanmondi to withdraw their strike within six

PM lauds role of home economics education

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said that the home economics education has been playing a direct role in achieving

Government to preserve 360 historical sites of 1971 war

The government has taken a project involving Taka 182 crore to preserve 360 historical places of the Liberation War