09 Dec 2013 07:23:08 PM Monday
Nelson Mandela’s Funeral
President leaves for South Africa
President M Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for joining the funeral Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid leader of South Africa, scheduled to be held on December 15.
09 Dec 2013 06:52:15 PM Monday
International Anti-Corruption Day
UK statements for reducing corruption
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague, International Anti-Corruption Champion Ken Clarke and International Development Secretary Justine Greening issued a joint statement...
09 Dec 2013 05:42:55 PM Monday
Schoolboy killed in Sirajganj
18-party calls hartal for Tuesday
Opposition BNP-led 18-party alliance called hartal the district for Tuesday protesting the killing of a schoolboy in a clash with police during blockade hours on Monday morning.
09 Dec 2013 05:33:09 PM Monday
Couple commits suicide in Sunamganj
A husband along with his wife committed suicide by hanging with a rope at Salaf village under Purbabir Gaon union of Dakkhin Sunamganj of the district on Monday morning.
09 Dec 2013 04:49:41 PM Monday
DI Launches Media Monitoring Portal
Democracy International (DI) launched a media monitoring portal as a research tool for civil society, political parties, and other stakeholders to capture the nature of print and electronic coverage of important personalities and issues in Bangladesh.
09 Dec 2013 04:05:44 PM Monday
Cocktail blasted in front of Judge Court
Miscreants blasted at least three cocktails in front of the Judge Court in the capital on Monday noon during blockade and hartal called by 18-party alliance and Jamaat.
09 Dec 2013 03:47:50 PM Monday
Rokeya Day being marked
Begum Rokeya Day is being marked in the country on Monday through various programs.
09 Dec 2013 03:28:31 PM Monday
Taranco sees peaceful solution
Visiting Oscar Fernández Taranco, UN assistant secretary general for political affairs, Monday expressed his hope that there is a great possibility of finding a peaceful solution to the prevailing political deadlock of Bangladesh.
09 Dec 2013 02:09:00 PM Monday
Bangladesh-Tripura trade thru’ ICP resumes
The International Check Post (ICP) at the Indo-Bangla international border resumed operation on Monday following temporary withdrawal of the strike by the Agartala Exporters-Importers Association (AEIA).
09 Dec 2013 12:38:10 PM Monday
Solomon Islands holds exploratory talks with BD
Solomon Islands Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Clay Forau Soalaoi held an exploratory meeting with a Bangladesh delegation led by the Commerce Secretary...
09 Dec 2013 11:19:25 AM Monday
DU student missing for 4 days
A Masters’ student of Dhaka University (DU) is missing for four days.
09 Dec 2013 10:37:20 AM Monday
BD HC in S`pore urges calm and restraint
The Bangladesh High Commissioner in Singapore, Mr Mahbubuz Zaman, has called on the Bangladesh community to exercise utmost calm and restraint, and fully cooperate with the law enforcement agencies following the riot in the Little India district on Sunday night.
09 Dec 2013 09:12:42 AM Monday
Petrol bomb attack in sylhet rail station
Two booking clerks were injured and machineries were destroyed as blockade-hartal supporters threw petrol bombs aiming the ticket counters of Sylhet railway station on Sunday night.
09 Dec 2013 09:08:41 AM Monday
5 buses, 1 gas station blazed in Sirajganj
Blockaders set fire to five buses and a filling station in Neotar Gachha area under Ullapara Upazila of the district on the third day (Monday) of blockade enforced by BNP-led 18-party.
08 Dec 2013 10:04:04 PM Sunday
Savar building collapse injures 20
At least 20 people were injured as an under construction building collapsed on them near Khaghan area of Birulia union under the upazila on Sunday.
08 Dec 2013 05:15:32 PM Sunday
Taranco meets civil society
Oscar Fernández Taranco, UN assistant secretary general for political affairs, held a one and half hour long meeting with civil society leaders on Sunday.
08 Dec 2013 05:11:26 PM Sunday
Truck kills bank official in Ctg
A bank official was killed in a road accident at Kalamia Bazar of Bakalia of the port city on Saturday night.
08 Dec 2013 04:36:30 PM Sunday
President to join Mandela funeral
President M Abdul Hamid is set to join the funeral Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid leader of South Africa, scheduled to be held on December 15.
08 Dec 2013 04:33:40 PM Sunday
29th Charter Day: FM applauds SAARC achievements
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali conferred a message regarding the 29th SAARC Charter Day celebrated at the SAARC Secretariat premises in Kathmandu on Sunday.
08 Dec 2013 04:16:42 PM Sunday
Death warrant for Mollah issued
International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 issued the death warrant of Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Mollah after the copy of the full verdict of the Supreme Court awarding death penalty to the Jamaat leader.
08 Dec 2013 03:23:59 PM Sunday
Bablu, Anis submit resignations
At last two Jatiya Party leaders Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud and advisor to Prime Minister Ziauddin Bablu submitted their resignation letters to party Chairman HM Ershad on Sunday.
08 Dec 2013 03:11:04 PM Sunday
BSF returns abducted BD man
Border Security Forces (BSF) of India returned the abducted Bangladeshi youth on Sunday morning.
08 Dec 2013 02:39:29 PM Sunday
PM meets President
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also ruling Awami League president, made a call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Sunday evening.
08 Dec 2013 02:24:15 PM Sunday
Time flies quickly!
Time flies, especially between rent payments. No sooner is it paid and, seemingly, its time to pay again!