Monday, September 21, 2015



BAPEX sees hope in Bhola

Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) has found a gas field at Veduria union under Sadar

Ensure peace, protect future generations, says Pranab

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday urged all writers, artists, poets, novelists and cultural activists to work for

Tigers clinch big win against Zimbabwe

Host Bangladesh began their Tri-nation campaign of perfect note as the humbled Zimbabwe by eight wickets on the

New record in overseas jobs

Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam BSc yesterday said Bangladesh has set a new record in

$7.6bn trade deficit in five months

The country's trade deficit in the first five months of the current fiscal year stands at $7.6 billion

HC bench splits on Article 70

The High Court has issued a split decision on the constitutionality of Article 70, which requires members of

Merkel could join Macron to fight Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering joining French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Economic Forum in Davos

MOFA kills move to make embassies vibrant

Good moves are usually welcome. But the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), in a bid to keep its

Fog halts operation of flight, ferry services

Thick fog disrupted flight operations at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia and Shimulai-Khathalbari routes

Tabith Awal BNP's mayor runner

The BNP-led coalition has again picked Tabith Awal to run for the mayor in the by-polls to the

IFRC team leader forced to leave BD

A team leader of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies or IFRC left Bangladesh,

Ride-sharing services need BRTA registration

The cabinet yesterday approved a new policy that requires ride-sharing services including Uber, Pathao to register with the

Detectives to unravel mystery

Amid widespread criticism on the incidents of abductions and forced disappearances, police detectives have launched a vigorous probe

Prayers for divine blessings

The three-day first phase of Biswa Ijtema came to an end yesterday with the Akheri Munajat on the

Pranab Mukherjee in Dhaka

India's former president Pranab Mukherjee has arrived in Dhaka on a private tour to attend an international literary

Muhith rubbishes CPD views on banking

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has termed the statement of the Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) regarding the country's

5-tier safety measures at Rooppur NPP

The government has been setting up two international standard VVER-1200 reactors having five-tier safety of the Rooppur Nuclear

Govt moves to revise RMG workers' pay

The Bangladesh government has opened initiatives to revise the minimum pay for workers in the garment industry (RMG),

Five hopefuls collect BNP forms

Five aspirants, including its central leaders Tabith Awal and Asaduzzaman Ripon, collected nomination forms of BNP yesterday for

30 cinema halls closed in 18 months

International film festival is going on in Dhaka, where more than 200 films from over 60 countries are

Quader talks tough against rebellion

Issuing a note of warning against rebellion inside the party, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday asked

Hawaii in shock after false missile alarm

Authorities faced anger and demands for answers yesterday after a false alarm about an incoming ballistic missile caused

Interconnected loans ravaging banks

Directors of different banks are taking loans from each other's banks through affiliations within themselves, sources close to

Mad traffic halts city life

After taking of several initiatives including installation of CCTV camera,  introducing lane and auto-signal system, eviction of oldest

'2017: Year of bank scam'

Centre for Policy Dialo-gue (CPD) has identified the year 2017 as year of banking scam. The year 2017

Hijras added to voter list

The Hijras have been finally added to the voter list four years after the group received its official

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