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Law enforcers conducted a block raid on a number of houses under Rajpara police station in the city on

Execution of Cabinet decisions 16% down

The rate of implementation of cabinet decissions has fallen 16 percent below last years due to  negligence of bureaucrats

Women in banking sector fall far behind men

Banking industry of Bangladesh remains man-dominated as the banks are not recruiting woman employees following Bangladesh Bank's (BB) circular,

BNP will be strong after districts visits: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday hoped that their party will get united and stronger further

AG, senior lawyers differ on life term

Explaining the Supreme Court verdict on the life imprisonment, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam yesterday said only those who will

'How much misery defines a disaster'

Member Secretary of Committee to Protect Oil, Gas and Mineral Reso-urces Professor Anu Muhammad has recently said the damages

FFs to get 5-yr multiple entry Indian visas

Indian High Commission in Dhaka yesterday anno-unced that the freedom fighters will henceforth be eligible for five-year multiple entry

British FCO official Jenkins meets Khaleda

Visiting British Prime Minister's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Owen Jenkins met BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday night.Owen

BRTA Dhaka circle in grip of 'gangsters, extortionists'

An influential syndicate allegedly extracts around Tk 60 lakh illegally every month from vehicles that go to the Dhaka

Cameron due today

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron is coming to Dhaka on a short 'private' visit. He will meet Prime

Autism is not a curse, needs awareness

"I am in a deep crisis as I have a child with autism. My husband and his family members

Censorship of news reaches new level: CPJ

Despite the promise of new information technologies, governments, non-state actors, and corporations worldwide are 'censoring vast amounts of information'

Health officer, nurse die having food

A health officer and a nurse of Kazipur Upazila Health Complex in Sirajganj died of food poisoning while two

Lotte Tower smashes 3 world records

After six years of construction, the 555-meter-tall (1,820 ft) Lotte World Tower opened in April, setting three world records

Victims still mourned

The crying of the people, who lost their near and dear ones in the 'Rana Plaza' collapse, the biggest

2-yr jail for import of harmful fishes

The Cabinet yesterday approved the draft of a new law, Fisheries Quarantine Act, 2017, restricting import of any fish,

Rana plaza trial: AG's opinion sought

The prosecution yesterday sought the attorney general's opinion in initiating the virtually stalled Rana Plaza disaster trial as seven

BSF kills BD youth on Chapai border

A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Gilabari border point in

Netherlands finds RMG sector 'safer' now

Netherlands finds Bangladesh's ready-made garment sector now "safer" than four years ago when the Rana Plaza building collapse shook

Indian SC to decide on cattle-smuggling

Beef will become dearer in Bangladesh, during the upcoming Ramadhan and Eid-ul-Fitr and retail price of beef per kilogram

Cameron due tomorrow

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron is likely to be in Dhaka on a very brief visit tomorrow. Cameron,

Bitu new Asst Press Secy to PM

Ashraf Siddiqui Bitu has been appointed for one year as Assistant Press Secretary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.An order

Cabinet condoles Lucky Akhand's death

Cabinet has expressed condolence over eminent singer, composer and freedom fighter Lucky Akhand's death. Cabinet Secretary Shafiul Alam said

Lack of trust affects online shopping

A new global survey reveals that Internet users are increasingly concerned about their online privacy, and that 49 percent

Raudha's body exhumed for second autopsy

Criminal Investigation Department exhumed the body of Maldivian medical student Raudha Athif, who was found dead at a

Two workers killed in Kushtia boiler blast

Two workers were killed in a fire following a boiler blast in BSCIC industrial area in Kushtia town yesterday