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The government has taken a package of initiatives in the fisheries sector to promote blue economic development. The

Tabligh Biswa Ijtema concludes

With the Akheri Munajat, concluding prayers,  the 54th Biswa Ijtema came to an end yesterday on the bank

'New strategy worked out to deal with Rohingya issue'

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam yesterday said the government has worked out a new strategy

28 collect nomination papers on Tuesday

A total of 28 candidates collected nomination papers on Tuesday, the first day of the distribution, for contesting

Report on BB heist put on hold for sake of probe

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday told Parliament that the probe report of the Dr Farashuddin-led committee on

Sayedee's son Masud sent to prison

A court in Pirojpur yesterday sent Masud Sayedee, son of war criminal Delwar Hossain Sayedee and Pirojpur's Indurkani

Give up arms or get killed

India's top military commander in Kashmir on Tuesday told mothers to get their militant sons to surrender or

Pakistan warns India

Pakistan PM Imran Khan says his country will retaliate if India takes military action against it in the

Dr Kamal hails Razzaq decision

Dr Kamal Hossain has welcomed Abdur Razzaq's decision to resign from the Jamaat-e-Islami citing the party's failure to

'Greater press freedom in Bangladesh'

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday claimed that Bangladesh has been enjoying greater press freedom than other

Two under-5 children die of pneumonia every hour

The burden of Pneumonia in Bangladesh is one of the leading killers of children under 5 years of

No option without boat for dev: Atiqul

Awami-League-nominated mayoral candidate for the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) M Atiqul Islam yesterday said there is no

Play a responsible role: President urges media

President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged the media to play a responsible role by following journalistic codes and prioritizing

Saudi vows to 'de-escalate' India-Pakistan tensions

Saudi Arabia vowed to "de-escalate" rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday

Why Bodi, Shajahan? asks MP

The involvement of Abdur Rahman Bodi in preventing peddling of drugs like yaba and assigning Shajahan Khan in

Baharampur incident unfortunate: BGB DG

Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Md Shafeenul Islam has said that death of three

'6 lakh Rohingyas at cyclone risks'

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said an estimated 574,000 people in Cox's

BIWTA drive resumes in Bosila

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority or BIWTA has resumed a drive to remove illegal structures on the

Gazette of 49 women MPs published

The Election Commission (EC) yesterday issued a gazette notification containing the names and addresses of 49 members of

'Forest robber' killed in 'gunfight'

A suspected forest robber was killed in a 'gunfight' with members of Coast Guard in Sonaimukhi Khal area

2 German parliamentary delegations to visit BD

Vice-President of German federal parliament Claudia Roth along with two lawmakers will visit Bangladesh in the last week

'US-China trade conflict major concern for economy'

International Chamber of Commerce, Bangladesh (ICCB) has said the trade conflict between the United States and China is

Promotion awaits businesswomen

Bangladesh government intends to encourage more and more women to come up in the business arena with their

Army chief flies to Turkey Tuesday

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed will leave Dhaka for Turkey on Tuesday on a 4-day official

Slum fire kills 9 in Chattogram

At least nine people, including seven members of two families, were burned to death and several others received

PM Hasina condemns Kashmir attack

Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi, India denounced the terrorist attack on Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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