17 Apr 2014 09:48:34 PM Thursday
Search team for Rizwana’s husband
A five-member search team was formed to rescue Abu Bakar Siddique, husband of Bangladesh Environment Lawyers Association (Bela) Chief Executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan.
17 Apr 2014 07:50:44 PM Thursday
ADB appoints new Bangladesh chief
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) appointed Kazuhiko Higuchi as the new Country Director for Bangladesh.
17 Apr 2014 07:44:39 PM Thursday
Int’l animation cartoon fest begins Apr 20 in city
A four-day long animation cartoon festival is going to be held with the theme ‘Shishura Sajabei Notun Prithibi (Children will Furnish the New World)’ at the Central Public Library from April 20.
17 Apr 2014 07:41:37 PM Thursday
Symphony customer care at Bashundhara City
The 40th Customer Care, Symphony Smile, was inaugurated at level 5 of Bashundahra City in the capital on Thursday, said a press release.
17 Apr 2014 07:36:58 PM Thursday
US for greater political inclusion in Bangladesh
Appreciating Bangladesh’s achievements in various fields, the United States has said it has kept pressing Bangladesh for a greater political inclusion to ensure a more stable and prosperous future.
17 Apr 2014 06:16:24 PM Thursday
Prior permission needed for study tour
The government issued directives for the students or any other group to take permission from chief of respective institution for going to study tour or excursion.
17 Apr 2014 05:43:16 PM Thursday
PM’s intervention sought to rescue Rizwana’s husband
Eminent persons have sought Prime Minister’s intervention to rescue Abu Bakar Siddique, husband of Bangladesh Environment Lawyers Association (Bela) Chief Executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan.
17 Apr 2014 05:13:00 PM Thursday
Rana Plaza Collapse
Properties of Rana confiscated
The government confiscated all properties of Sohel Rana, owner of Rana Plaza, in connection with tragic collapse of the building in Savar killing that killed over 1,134 people.
17 Apr 2014 04:22:12 PM Thursday
Ban on bath in Bay at Saint Martins
A ban has been imposed asking tourists not to go for bath in the Bay in Saint Martins until further notice is issued after demarking danger zone in the area.
17 Apr 2014 04:21:51 PM Thursday
Schoolboy among 2 killed in Natore
Two people, including a schoolboy were killed in Baraigram upazila of the district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Sajeeb, 12, student of class-VII of Vitakazipur Fakirbari High School and Rozina Khatun, 28, wife of one Monirul Islam, resident of Jonail village of the upazila.
17 Apr 2014 02:51:23 PM Thursday
Abducted in Iran
12 Bangladeshis return home
Twelve kidnapped Bangladeshi in Iran returned Dhaka on Thursday morning.
17 Apr 2014 02:49:40 PM Thursday
PM attends Science & Technology Ministry Apr 30
The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to attend her office on April 30 as a Minister for Science and Technology.
17 Apr 2014 02:21:47 PM Thursday
Birdem docs again warn of strike
Doctors at Bangladesh Institute of Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (Birdem) Hospital on Thursday again warned of going on work abstention from Monday, if the assaulters remained unpunished till then.
17 Apr 2014 02:17:05 PM Thursday
ICT not satisfied with Bergman’s reply
Expressing discontent to his explanation, International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 Thursday asked British journalist David Bergman to explain within 15 days why legal action should not be taken against him for derogatory comments on ICT-2 in his blog.
17 Apr 2014 01:44:03 PM Thursday
India may ‘adopt’ Bangladesh’s river taming game
The low-tech means: heavy sandbags – filling and installing them is labour intensive, but workers are abundant and cheap. Sand is also plentiful.
17 Apr 2014 01:35:54 PM Thursday
Destiny bosses denied bail
A Dhaka court on Thursday denied bail to Destiny 2000 Limited Managing Director Mohammad Rafiqul Amin and Chairman Mohammad Hossain over two money laundering cases.
17 Apr 2014 12:04:16 PM Thursday
Khokan Rajakar verdict any day
International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver verdict any day on war crimes charges against fugitive BNP leader Jahid Hossain alias Khokan Rajakar.
17 Apr 2014 11:40:05 AM Thursday
BIRDEM now normal
Situations at the Bangladesh Institute of Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM) Hospital is now normal since the doctors returned workplaces on Thursday morning calling off their strike.
17 Apr 2014 11:33:55 AM Thursday
Rana Plaza tragedy
Fashion buying habits changing
Victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse died making clothes sold in western high street stores. 28 brands have been linked to the factory complex including Primark, Matalan, Benetton, Bonmarché, El Corte Inglés, and Mango.
17 Apr 2014 11:10:39 AM Thursday
Power sector hits new milestone
The government has made a new record on power generation. Some 7,356MW supplied to the national grid on 30th March.
17 Apr 2014 11:00:30 AM Thursday
Fire at Saver New market
Fire broke out at New market in Savar bus stand area on Thursday morning.
17 Apr 2014 10:12:36 AM Thursday
Lightning kills AL leader in Kishoreganj
An Awami League leader was killed as lightning struck him in Chipahati village under Itna upazila of the district on Thursday morning.
17 Apr 2014 09:43:41 AM Thursday
PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu
Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to mark the historic Mujibnagar Day on Thursday morning.
17 Apr 2014 09:38:12 AM Thursday
Protecting life, property
1.25cr to get senior citizen card
One crore twenty five lakh senior citizens will get identity cards beside the recognition as the architect of society and civilization. Academically they are called ‘senior citizen’.