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Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) has accomplished hundred percent electrification in 461 upazilas under 80 Palli Bidyut Samities. In

Pakistan abuses blasphemy on minorities

Bangladesh Christian Association (BCA) leaders, together with other minority platforms, expressed deep concern  as Pakistan  government  are  used to

Commonwealth heads of govt meet June 21 next

The President of Rwanda Paul Kagame and Commonwealth Secretary-General The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland on Wednesday announced the new

Deals with Japanese firms to uplift Matarbari Port

Two contracts were signed between Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) and Nippon Koei, JV and between Roads and Highways Department

'Deployment of SFF has upset China immensely'

"China remains apprehensive that Tibet is a troubled part and trouble may erupt again as it did in 2008,"

DRDO working on cultivating vegetables under intense winter for Indian Army

As the troops are set to spend harsh winters at the China border, the Defence Research and Development Organisation

Illegal bar raided in Gulshan

Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) raided an illegal bar named Horse & Horse in Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka on Wednesday

Brig Gen Mominur new IG Prison

Brigadier General Mominur Rahman Mamun has been appointed as the new Inspector General (IG) of Prisons. The Ministry of

'50pc metro rail work complete'

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that about half of the metro rail's construction work

ACC prosecutes Shahed, 4 DGHS officials

The ACC has prosecuted four officials of the health directorate along with Mohammad Shahed over the deal between the

Water level likely to rise in B'putra basin

Water at some major rivers like the Dharla, the Teesta and the Dudhkumar are likely to rise rapidly due

Rwanda keen to boost trade ties with Bangladesh

Rwanda wants to boost bilateral trade and commercial ties with Bangladesh identifying the areas of cooperation.Foreign Minister of the

Increase vehicle fitness testing centres: HC

The High Court on Wednesday directed the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to increase the number of vehicle fitness

Water levels of major rivers further fall

 Water levels of the major rivers continued to fall further at most points across the country during the last

156 nations join global vaccine plan sans US, China

 Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against COVID-19, an alliance led

US Covid-19 death toll passes 200,000

 The US coronavirus death toll has passed 200,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU).More than 6.8 million

What are FinCen Files all about?

 The leakage of FinCen Files has caused hue and cry all over the world. FinCen stands for Financial Crimes

Palestine quits chairing Arab League sessions

 Palestine has quit its current chairmanship of Arab League meetings, the Palestinian foreign minister said on Tuesday, condemning as

At UN, Trump demands action against China over virus, Xi urges cooperation

 US President Donald Trump used the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to attack China’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic,

'Business interest stopped Gonoshasthaya kit approval'

 The government has not approved the COVID-19 testing kit invented by Gonoshasthaya Kendra Nagar Hospital due to some 'business

'73 modern BOPs to be set up' to enhance BGB's capacity

 Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will build 73 new modern composite Border Outposts (BOPs) in border areas to enhance the

'Action awaits Nur in rape case'

 Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Tuesday said action will be taken against the former vice president (VP) of

One more dies, death toll now 34

 One more ill-fated of the Narayanganj mosque blast passed away raising the total to 34.Sifat (18) succumbed

Myanmar rejects calls to postpone polls

 Myanmar plans to push ahead with a November general election despite calls from opposition parties to postpone it because

Hindu, Buddhist women's right to inherit property

 A legal notice has been issued to the government asking it to take necessary steps to ensure equal rights

45 government health staffers under ACC scanner

 The Anti-Corruption Commission is looking into the sources of the 'massive wealth' gained by 45 government staffers who work

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