24 May 2013 05:28:19 AM Friday
Businessman chopped dead in Sylhet
A businessman was chopped to death in Upasahar area of the metropolitan city on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Riku Barua, 44, a printing businessman of the city.
24 May 2013 05:25:28 AM Friday
N’ganj road crashes kill 2
Two people, including a woman, were killed in separate road accidents at Sadar upazila and Araihazar upazila of the district on Thursday night.
24 May 2013 03:38:56 AM Friday
BCS questions leak, “rumour” spreads
A “rumour” of leaking out questions of the 34th Bangladesh Service Commission (BCS) Preliminary Test has spread out in different educational institutions, including Dhaka University, of the capital.
24 May 2013 01:50:07 AM Friday
Sylhet Mayoral Polls
BNP nominates Ariful as candidate
Opposition BNP has nominated Ariful Islam Chowdhury as mayor candidate for the upcoming Sylhet City Corporation elections.
24 May 2013 12:52:37 AM Friday
Mother-son killed in city bricks collapse
An ill-fated mother along with her five-month son was killed as stored-bricks collapsed on their shanty at Uttara of the capital on Thursday morning.
23 May 2013 09:16:41 PM Thursday
Lightning kills 2 in Barisal
Two people were killed as lightning struck them at Mehendiganj and Hijla upazilas of the district on Thursday noon.
23 May 2013 06:20:30 PM Thursday
Govt to bring back Khaled’s body
Finally the government has taken decision to bring back the body of Sajal Khaled, who died while descending after conquering Mount Everest on May 20.
23 May 2013 06:13:16 PM Thursday
Amnesty’s Annual Report-2013
30 extrajudicial killings in BD
In its report of 2013 on Bangladesh, Amnesty International reveals that there were some 30 extrajudicial executions and 10 enforced disappearances.
23 May 2013 05:43:42 PM Thursday
PM for interference-free democracy
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina categorically said interference-free democracy is needed for overall development of the country.
23 May 2013 04:34:02 PM Thursday
Lighting kills 4 in Gopalganj
At least four people were killed and six others injured in separate incidents of lighting in three upazilas of the district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Paritush, 50, of Khulna, Boshar Gazi, 25, of Satkhira, Sajib Sheikh, 17, and Piyush Banerjee, 33, of Tungipara upazila.
23 May 2013 04:21:04 PM Thursday
Female worker dies in Rice Mill accident
A woman worker was killed in a rice mill accident in the district on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Khadiza, 35, wife of Shamsul Haque of Kaliganj of Satkhira district.
23 May 2013 03:47:08 PM Thursday
34th BCS preliminary test Friday
The preliminary test of the 34th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) under the Public Service Commission (PSC) will be held on Friday.
23 May 2013 03:16:09 PM Thursday
2 found dead in Ctg
Two persons were found dead in Beribadth area of Toll road in Halishahar thana of the port city on Thursday morning.
23 May 2013 03:04:25 PM Thursday
2 killed in Moulvibazar road crash
Two people were killed as a truck hit roadside tree after losing control over the steering near Motiganj bazaar in Sreemangal upazila of the district on Thursday noon.
23 May 2013 01:58:00 PM Thursday
Snapped cable kills 2 in city
Two passersby were electrocuted by a snapped power cable in city’s Noyabazar under Bangshal Thana on Thursday morning. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
23 May 2013 12:26:11 PM Thursday
BCL man found dead in Rajshahi
An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of ruling Awami league, was found dead at Uttar Para of Mahish Bathan in the divisional city on Thursday morning.
23 May 2013 12:23:07 PM Thursday
N’ganj clash injures 20
At least 20 people were injured in a fierce clash between two groups of villagers at Araihazar Upazila of the district on Wednesday night.
23 May 2013 12:22:12 PM Thursday
Bangladesh and Brazil share UN Sasakawa Award
Two of the world’s most disaster-prone countries, Bangladesh and Brazil, today shared the biennial UN-Sasakawa Award which was presented to the laureates by the Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlström, in the presence of the sponsor and chairman of the Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa.
23 May 2013 11:48:11 AM Thursday
Workers protest on day-4
Garments workers’ protest, demanding minimum salary Tk 8000, entered day-4 and they are observing work abstention in Ashulia of Savar from Thursday morning.
23 May 2013 11:46:50 AM Thursday
Buddha Purnima celebrated
Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community, was celebrated in the country with due tributes to Lord Buddha on Thursday.
23 May 2013 11:05:43 AM Thursday
Home Minister says
Govt to provide all-out security to factories
Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir said government would make all out efforts to provide adequate security to the garments factories.
23 May 2013 10:30:14 AM Thursday
Seaports to hoist signal 3
Heavy rainfall hits country
Deep convection is taking place over North Bay and adjoining area of Bangladesh.
22 May 2013 11:13:42 PM Wednesday
Sherman includes Bangladeshi Diaspora leaders in Dhaka visit
USA state department initiates a three-day visit of a high level delegation to Dhaka including top Bangladeshi Diasporas here starting on May 26.
22 May 2013 09:01:58 PM Wednesday
Dudu for talks before time run out
Opposition BNP Chairperson’s Adviser Shamsuzzaman Dudu on Wednesday categorically said if the existing political over caretaker government is not solved through talks, it would be settled on the street.