Monday, September 21, 2015



“The BIMSTEC FTA must impact above and beyond the bilateral and other trade agreements among

Rain brings relief to city dwellers

Light rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm swept different parts of the capital at Sunday noon brought

SC upholds Aslam Chy’s bail in sedition case

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday upheld a High Court order that

Full verdict in blogger Rajib murder case published

A 163-page verdict for killing blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider in 2015 was published on the

PM’s Austria tour: Combating terrorism high on agenda

Bangladesh will discuss how effectively the global terrorism can be fought apart from discussing trade,

Statue removal: 4 arrestees get bail

A court here on Sunday granted bail to four people, arrested during protests

Bangladesh produces record 9358MW electricity

Bangladesh has generated 9,358 MW of electricity on Saturday night, a new milestone in country's

PM flies to Vienna tomorrow to join IAEA conference

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a two-day official visit, leaves here for Vienna, Austria tomorrow

Holy Ramadan begins

The Holy Ramadan, the lunar month of self-purification through fasting and abstinence, has

Barapukuria graft case against Khaleda to continue: SC

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday rejected a petition filed

Release of N’ganj teacher Shyamal Kanti demanded

Bangladesh Hindu Parishad claimed that schoolteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta has been victimized and demanded his immediate release. A vested

Police break up JU students' protests

Police have charged batons and used teargas shells to disperse Jahangirnagar University students blocking the Dhaka-Aricha Highway to protest

8 DSCC mobile courts to control price hike

There will be eight mobile courts of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) conducting drives at kitchen markets in Dhaka

Come forward, protest smoking publicly

Ant-tobacco campaigners called upon the people to come forward in protest against taking tobacco publicly, saying, "If necessary cases

Safe Motherhood Day today

The country will observe 'Safe Motherhood Day 2017' today in a befitting manner. The theme of the day this

Dhaka artistes to join Kolkata Nazrul Mela

The first-ever Nazrul Mela will begin on June 1 at Sisir Mancha, Abanindra Sabhagriha and Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshasala in

Illegal, but usual!

Ramadan, the holy month for the Muslim, begins today. Customers said the prices of the essentials already have been

Grand alumni meet held at North South University

A grand alumni meet was held at North South University on the university's 25 years celebration recently. Participated by

WASA's special measures for Ramadan

Water demand in Dhaka goes up during Ramadan and people blame Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) for

US wishes peaceful Ramadan

US Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson has wished Muslims around the world a peaceful and blessed Ramadan."On behalf

SC statue doesn't represent Themis : Law Minister

Defending the removal of the statue from the Supreme Court premises, Law Minister Anisul Huq on Saturday said it was

BGMEA seeks industrial policy support for two years

The leaders of Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Saturday sought industrial policy support for next two years.Recently at

EC roadmap should've come after dialogue: Moudud

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Saturday said the Election Commission (EC) should have held dialogues with political parties before

Efforts on to use religion for vote: Dr Kamal

Eminent jurist and Gono Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain on Saturday bemoaned that efforts are there to cheaply use religion

CPD questions govt’s economic growth estimate

The provisional figure of GDP growth for fiscal 2016-17 is perhaps overestimated, the Center for Policy Dialogue has said in

CPD for reducing VAT to 12pc

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), a civil society think thank, on Saturday said the VAT rate should be brought down

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