Monday, September 21, 2015



A day-long Bird Fair was held at Jahangirnagar University on Friday.The fair was organized by JU Zoology department in

Arrange free, neutral Dhaka City polls: Sujon to EC

Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujon), a civil rights body, on Saturday urged the Election Commission

Mirpur slum fire victim dies at DMCH

A woman who suffered severe burns in a fire that broke out at a

Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 4th worst

Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday

More than 350 shanties gutted in Mirpur fire

A fire that broke out at a slum at Chalantika in the city's Mirpur area on Friday was put

5,867 affected by cold-related diseases in 24 hours

Various cold-related diseases have affected 5,867 people across the country in the last 24 hours. Data from the Directorate

Pressed by ship, two workers die in N'ganj

Two workers died after being pressed by a newly-built ship while floating it in the Brahmaputra River from a

Nat'l Science Olympiad prize distributed at DU

The prize distribution ceremony of the 11th National Science Olympiad was held on Friday at Curzon Hall auditorium of

Campaigns to woo voters ignore people's sufferings

Campaigning has peaked with just over a week left for the elections to two Dhaka city corporations as candidates

Children voice their concerns with MPs

uAA News DeskFor the first time, some 300 children representing the same number of electoral constituencies in the country

FERB holds Energy Night 2020

'Energy Night 2020' - a biannual get-together function of Forum for Energy Reporters Bangladesh (FERB) was held at Hotel

'24-hour service at all community clinics soon'

Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Thursday said the government will soon start providing 24-hour services at 14,000 community clinics

Dhaka-Jamalpur new train from Sunday

A new intercity train - Jamalpur Express - will be introduced on the Dhaka-Jamalpur-Dhaka route on Sunday. Prime Minister

AL conspiring to hinder BNP’s victory in city polls, alleges Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday

New AL committee pays tributes to Bangabandhu in Tungipara

The newly-elected Bangladesh Awami League

GFMD must be owned by all stakeholders globally: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the Global Forum on Migration and

Slum in city catches fire

A slum at Chalantika in the city’s Mirpur area caught fire early Friday.

PM greets Ambassador Belal on being elected as CFC MD

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday congratulated Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal on his election as

'Launch campaign against social degradation'

President Md Abdul Hamid on Thursday asked students to launch a vigorous campaign against social degradation, including the

Bangla Academy 2019 literature award winners

Bangla Academy has announced the names of the winners of its 2019 literature awards.Director General Habibullah Sirajee announced

Slum dwellers expect no gains from city polls

The slum dwellers of Dhaka say the two city corporations promised to take a raft of initiatives to

DU students demand immediate action against BCL attack

Students of Dhaka University demonstrated on the campus on Thursday protesting torture on four of their fellows allegedly

Cop 'kills self' in Dhaka

A policeman reportedly took his own life at Mirpur-14 Police Lines in the city early Thursday. The deceased

One dead in city road crash

A rickshaw-van puller has died after a bus crashed into his three-wheeler in Dhaka's Motijheel. The dead man

Babul Chisti shown arrested in graft case

A Dhaka court on Thursday showed former chairman of Farmers Bank, now Padma Bank, Mabubul Haque Chisti arrested

4 new dengue patient detected in last 24hr: DGHS

Four new dengue patients were hospitalized in the last 24 hours until 8am on Thursday, the Directorate General

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