Monday, September 21, 2015



Governments, civil society and the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific are strengthening the roll-out and implementation of

12 livestock killed in Gabtoli fire

A huge fire at a livestock market in Dhaka’s Gabtoli has roasted 11 cows and

Healthcare service remains uninterrupted during Eid

Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim has said healthcare facilities were uninterrupted in all the public hospitals during

FB group provides Eid dress for street children

An unexpected joy was waiting for the children at a stadium in the city ahead of Eid. Four-year-old Ayesha

Actor Nazmul Huda Bacchu passes away

Veteran film and television actor Nazmul Huda Bacchu has passed away. The 78-year-old died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka's

Next election will be held under EC: Quader

General Secretary of Awami League (AL) Obaidul Quader yesterday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led government would play the

Shelter home people want more support

Less than 50 kilometers away from the capital city Dhaka and near the Bhawal National Park, a small neighborhood

ICCR offers scholarship for Bangladeshi students

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has offered scholarships to meritorious Bangladeshi nationals under Ayush Scholarship Scheme to

'DMP works only for country'

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday said his force works only for the country, not for

Amu exchanges Eid greetings

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu exchanged Eid greetings with high officials of different organizations including corporations of his ministry

People consider budget as worst one: Ershad

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Wednesday said people consider the budget for the next fiscal year as the worst

Won't take extra loans from banks: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised that the government will not take additional loans from banks, which will in turn

15% uniform VAT decision on hold

The Bangladesh government will follow the existing multiple rates of value-added tax for the next two fiscal years, Prime Minister

CNN faces $100M lawsuit

The specter of a $100 million libel suit scared CNN into retracting a poorly reported story that slimed an ally

Works of 10 economic zones to begin next year: PM

The government has a plan to kick off development work of ten Economic Zones during the next fiscal 2017-2018 to

Investments in poor children save more lives per dollar spent: UNICEF

Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides more value for money, saving almost

Militancy big barrier to development: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said terrorism and militancy are big barriers to the country's development and security.She said

Govts’ urgent focus on addressing violence against women

Governments, civil society and the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific are strengthening the roll-out and implementation of a

Ex-minister Morshed sued for Tk 383cr embezzlement

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed a case against 16 people including former foreign minister M Morshed Khan on charge of

Actor Nazmul Huda Bachchu passes away

Veteran film and television actor Nazmul Huda Bachchu has passed away.The 78-year-old died while undergoing treatment at Dhaka’s Square Hospital

Road accidents kill 12 counrtywide

Twelve people have been killed and at least 34 others injured in road accidents around the country.Two, including a patient,

BNP calls PM’s progress remarks ‘hollow’

 BNP on Tuesday termed 'hollow' Prime Minister Sheikh

Amusement spots draw huge crowds across country

Eid zest and pleasure continued for the second day today across the

'Army to work as per charter in next polls'

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quaderon Tuesdaysaid the next general election will

Polls must be under supportive-govt with army deployment: Khaleda

   BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday

RMG owners flee without paying workers before Eid

The owners and administration officers of the factory, Arena Apparels Limited, have

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