Monday, September 21, 2015



President Abdul Hamid yesterday launched a nationwide plantation drive coinciding with the Genocide Day and drumming up Bangladesh campaign

97 percent hotels in city lack fire safety

More than 300 residential hotels in Dhaka, estimated 97percent of total, lack adequate fire safety measures, according to findings

4 including 2 kids injured in a fire

A fire broke out at the capital's Rampura on Saturday morning, leaving four including two children burnt. The victims

Liberation War Drama Fest begins at JU

A seven-day-long drama festival- Muktishongram Natyotshab (Liberation War Drama Fest) began at Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday. Taramon Bibi inaugurated

Fire burns four including two children in Dhaka

A fire broke out at the

RKM celebrates 6th day of its programs

Dhaka Ramkrishna Math and Mission (RKM) is rejoicing its centennial celebrations with an eight-day program. Yesterday was the sixth

Revolutionary Workers Party's congress begins

The 9th congress of Revolutionary Workers Party of Bangladesh, a component of Democratic Left Alliance, began yesterday in Dhaka

3 BD expats killed in Saudi road crash

Three Bangladeshi nationals were killed in a road accident in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, on Friday.The

Step to get global recognition stressed

Ekattorer Ghatok Dalal Nirmul Committee President Shahriar Kabir yesterday urged the government to take coordinated steps to get global

World TB Day observed

The World Tuberculosis (TB) Day -2017 was observed in the country yesterday like elsewhere in the globe to create

BNP lawyers’ sweeping victory in SC Bar polls

Lawyers supporting the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami have regained control of the Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association. After losing majority

Special prayer offered for Momtaz Jahan's recovery

Gopalganj Journalists Association offered a special prayer for the quick recovery of Momtaz Jahan, mother of DUJ president Shaban

Seminar on National Innovation System held

Dhaka University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab (DU ie-lab) in partnership with Department of Organization Strategy and Leadership have organized

Man held with gold at Dhaka airport

Customs Intelligence officials at Shahjalal International Airport detained a passenger coming from Malaysia on Friday along with 10 gold

'Suicide bomber' dies in blast near Dhaka airport

A 'suicide bomber' has been killed in a blast in front of a police

City building catches fire

A fire has broken out at

Disabled, not incapable

It was a sunny afternoon in front of National Museum at Shahbagh in Dhaka. A bunch of kids were

Navy chief off to Malaysia

Bangladesh Navy chief Admiral Nizamuddin Ahmed left Dhaka yesterday for Malaysia on a three-day visit. Rear Admiral Mohammad Makbul

Seminar on earthquake risk and preparedness held

A seminar on 'Earthquake Risk and Preparedness of Bangladesh' was held at Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) yesterday at

Le Meridien to celebrate Independence Day

Le Meridien Dhaka will celebrate the Independence Day on 26 March, with multi cuisine restaurant latest recipe, honoring the

Female entrepreneurs' fair begins at Dhanmondi

Rangta, a fair of local female entrepreneurs, will begin today at MIDAS Center in city's Dhanmondi area. The two-day-long

DIU hosts int'l summit on employability

'International Summit on Employability & Soft skills' began at Deffodil International University (DIU) Ashulia campus in Savar yesterday.DIU, in

Business houses in residential area fined

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) on Thursday removed several unauthorized business establishments from the residential area in Uttara. A RAJUK

Primeasia University organizes workshop

The Department of Law of Primeasia University organized a day-long program titled 'Team Building Workshop-I" on Monday in city's

Sanitary inspectors spell tougher demo

Sanitary inspectors have declared hunger strike-until death demonstration from May 5 at Central Shaheed Minar premise if the authority

Call to include women's chores to national GDP

Several rights-based organizations yesterday put a fresh demand to count women's household contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) that