7m ago| Agriculture

Change food habit, reduce rice consumption: Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque today urged people of the country to change their food habit gradually and eat other nutritious food and fruits -- reducing rice consumption.

16m ago| Crime & Justice

Pori Moni’s remand: 2 judges get 1 more week to submit ‘proper explanation’

The High Court today gave a one-week time to two lower court judges, who placed actress Pori Moni on remand for the second and third time in a narcotics case, for submitting “proper explanation” to...

1h ago| Crime & Justice

Robbery at motorcycle showroom: 6 arrested from Dhaka

Rab arrested six people in connection with the robbery at a motorcycle showroom in Dhaka’s Shyamoli area on October 12.

15h ago| Bangladesh

Publication of ‘Mujibpedia’: City Bank, HCCBL sign MoU

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between City Bank, and History and Culture Circle Bangladesh Limited (HCCBL) recently to publish the encyclopedia of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur...

15h ago| Transport

Bridge declared abandoned over a decade ago still in use

Although it was declared abandoned over a decade ago, the bridge on the main canal of the Ganges-Kobadak (GK) Irrigation Project on Kushtia-Pragpur road in Bheramara upazila is yet to be removed...

15h ago| Transport

Payra Bridge: High toll rates frustrate locals, transport companies

Locals as well as businesses operating transport services on Patuakhali-Barisal Highway, running across the Payra river, are urging the authorities to revise the steep toll rates that have been...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Change food habit, reduce rice consumption: Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque today urged people of the country to change their food habit gradually and eat other nutritious food and fruits -- reducing rice consumption.

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Pori Moni’s remand: 2 judges get 1 more week to submit ‘proper explanation’

The High Court today gave a one-week time to two lower court judges, who placed actress Pori Moni on remand for the second and third time in a narcotics case, for submitting “proper explanation” to...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Robbery at motorcycle showroom: 6 arrested from Dhaka

Rab arrested six people in connection with the robbery at a motorcycle showroom in Dhaka’s Shyamoli area on October 12.

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Quarters with vested interest out to tarnish Bangladesh’s image: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said quarters with vested interest are out to tarnish the image of Bangladesh.

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Lalmonirhat AL leader building structure on govt land: WDB lodges complaint

A written complaint has been lodged against local Awami League leader Abu Bakkar Siddique Shyamol for constructing a structure illegally on land belonging to Bangladesh Water Development Board ...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

6 killed in Rohingya camp: Case filed, 10 arrested so far

A case has been filed last night in connection with the killing of six people at Darul Ulum Nadwatul Ulama Al-Islamia Madrasa in Cox's Bazar's Ukhia Rohingya camp by miscreants on October...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

PM opens Payra bridge to traffic

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the much-awaited bridge constructed over the Payra river in Lebukhali area on Patuakhali-Barishal highway for traffic movement, paving the way for...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Man confesses to killing 9-year-old after rape in Narayanganj

Police yesterday arrested a man in connection with the death of a nine-year-old girl, whose body was recovered in Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila, a day after she went missing.

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

PM annoyed with Gazipur mayor

Annoyed at the Gazipur City Corporation mayor’s controversial comments on Bangabandhu and Liberation War martyrs, top Awami League leaders have recommended taking action against Mohammad Zahangir...

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

India, Pakistan trade blame

Legendary singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez sang at Crisler Arena in Michigan and appealed to the audience to help the