1h ago| Coronavirus

All schools, colleges closed till Feb 6: Health Minister

Health Minister Zahid Maleque today said all schools, colleges and equivalent educational institutions will remain closed for the next two weeks -- from today till February 6 -- amid a surge in...

3 of a family dead, 2 injured after bus hit auto-rickshaw in Matuail

Three of a family died and two others were injured after a bus hit an auto-rickshaw on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Matuail area this morning.

13h ago| Diplomacy

‘Democracy, human rights facing alarming challenges across the world’

US Ambassador to Bangladesh, Earl R Miller, is leaving Bangladesh today, after more than three-year tenure in Bangladesh. The global and regional politics, as well as the bilateral relationship,...

13h ago| Crime & Justice

Dhaka court adjourns Khaleda’s hearing

A Dhaka court yesterday adjourned till March 6 the hearing of the charges framed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and six others in the Barapukuria coal mine graft case.

13h ago| Crime & Justice

Arsa commander’s brother placed on 6-day remand

A Cox’s Bazar court yesterday placed Mohammad Shah Ali, brother of Ataullah Abu Amar Jununi, commander of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), on a six-day remand in three cases.

13h ago| Bangladesh

43rd BCS preliminary test result published

The results of 43rd Bangladesh Civil Service preliminary test were published yesterday.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

43rd BCS preliminary test result published

The results of 43rd Bangladesh Civil Service preliminary test were published yesterday.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Arsa commander’s brother placed on 6-day remand

A Cox’s Bazar court yesterday placed Mohammad Shah Ali, brother of Ataullah Abu Amar Jununi, commander of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), on a six-day remand in three cases.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Dhaka court adjourns Khaleda’s hearing

A Dhaka court yesterday adjourned till March 6 the hearing of the charges framed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and six others in the Barapukuria coal mine graft case.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Man faces seven years for derogatory remarks on PM

A man was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment by a Dhaka tribunal for making derogatory remarks about the prime minister on Facebook.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Dr Shanthi, Dr Mahbub new medical services directors

Dr Shanthi Bansal has joined United Hospital as director of medical services from January 2022, said a press release.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Dipali Sarkar no more

Dipali Sarkar passed away on Wednesday night. she was 79, said a press release.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Left incomplete for 5 years

About five lakh people in two upazilas are suffering as a bridge, connecting Nilphamari Sadar and Kishoreganj upazila, over the Charalkatha river at Par Ghat area has remained incomplete for nearly...

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Recruitment Graft: ACC sues Jiban Bima officials

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday filed a graft case against managing director of Jiban Bima Corporation Zahurul Haque and its assistant general manager Mahbubul Alam.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

The rat catcher

Anwar Hossain has been trapping and killing rats since he was 16.

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Mohammadpur-based gang busted

Rab has detained nine members of a Mohammadpur-based gang “Lou Thela” on Wednesday, over their alleged involvement in mugging, extortion, drug peddling and more.