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A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably

PM meets President

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban yesterday evening. During the meeting, Sheikh Hasina exchanged

Anisuzzaman, Rafiqul Islam, Jamilur Reza honored as national professors

The government has appointed Professor Anisuzzaman, Professor Rafiqul Islam and Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury as national professors for

Achilles predicts Russian victory

All of Russia is praying a furry fortune-teller's form continues as Achilles, the clairvoyant cat of St Petersburg,

1 killed after Mosharraf's motorcade hit by bus

The motorcade of senior BNP leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain was hit by a bus on the Dhaka -

Mum who binged on 8,000 calories a day loses 18 stone

At her heaviest, Dawn Dawson tipped the scales at 28st 9lbs after gorging on two takeaways and drinking

‘US to support policy of protection’

US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat yesterday said the United States stands proudly with Bangladesh to support a policy of protection

2 Bangladeshis die in Saudi factory fire

Two Bangladeshi workers died after a fire swept through a foam factory in Riyadh, the capital and business

Ex-OC of Kutubdia lands in jail

A court yesterday sentenced a former Officer-in-charge of Kutubdia Police Station, Altaf Hossain, to jail in a bribe

BNP’s demo Thursday

Leaders and activists of BNP will stage demonstrations across the country on Thursday demanding the release of its

Minister for liquor tax cut

Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain has urged Finance Minister AMA Muhith to lower taxes on liquor

Bangladeshi jumps to death in Makkah

A Bangladeshi man has thrown himself to death from the first floor into the Kaaba circumambulation

'500 law enforcers involved in drug trade'

The Intelligence and Special Affairs Department of the Police Headquarters of the Bangladesh Police has been preparing a

Air chief adorned with Air Marshal rank badge

New Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Masihuz-zaman Serniabat was adorned with a rank badge at the Prime

Philatelic stamps mark 2018 World Cup

Bangladesh Post Office (BPO) yesterday issued four commemorative philatelic postage stamps, souvenir sheets, an envelope and a data

Dhaka for efficient use of ocean resources

Bangladesh has laid emphasis on the peaceful use of the oceans, the equitable and efficient utilization of the

Saudi expat found dead in Sylhet

Police on Wednesday night recovered the body of a Saudi expatriate from a paddy field in Osmani-nagar upazila

World escapes nuclear weapon threat: Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-In said on Thursday the world had escaped the threat of war after this

Five killed in Rangpur, Gaibandha road crashes

At least five people were killed in separate road accidents in Rangpur and Gaibandha yesterday.In Rangpur, three motorcyclists

Camera drones to hover over Sholakia

Unprecedented security measures have been taken in and around the country's largest Eidgah Sholakia Maidan in Kishoreganj, where

'Robber' killed in Chandpur 'gunfight'

A suspected robber was killed in an alleged gunfight between his cohorts and police at Syedpur village in

Over thousand colleges get no student

The Ministry of Education may close down more than one thousand college across the country as these colleges

World Cup rivalry turns violent in Bangladesh

The World Cup is arousing high passions in Bangladesh, where machete-wielding fans of Brazil and Argentina have clashed

TV premiers of six Bangla films in Eid

Six new Bangla films will be TV premiered on the occasion of upcoming Eid ul-Fitr at Channel i.The

People being removed from risky hills

Local administration continued the eviction drive in the hilly areas of the port city for the second consecutive

Journeys to be hassle-free in Eid: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary said coordinated initiatives have been taken to make journeys

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