24 Apr 2014 11:18:51 AM Thursday
3 cops among 4 hurt in Teknaf gunfight
Three policemen and a Yaba trader were injured in a gunfight at Naf River dam area in Alikhali union under Tenkanf Upazila of the district at 11:00pm Wednesday.
24 Apr 2014 11:17:26 AM Thursday
1-yr of Rana Plaza Tragedy
Owner-buyer distance increases
Many of Rana Plaza victims and their families are still waiting to meet the compensation. As a result the foreign buyers are being averse to the factory owners in this issue.
24 Apr 2014 10:18:11 AM Thursday
Rana Plaza victims getting TK50,000 each
The Rana Plaza Coordination Committee has agreed to award Tk50,000 (US$650) each to victims of the building collapse as advance compensation payments.
24 Apr 2014 10:14:12 AM Thursday
Yellow panel sweeps on RU elections
Ruling Awami League-backed Yellow Panel (YP) swept on the senate and syndicate elections of Rajshahi University.
24 Apr 2014 09:43:09 AM Thursday
Climate change adaptation
Dutch keen to work with BD
Frans Timmermans, Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, said as an expert in water management, the King of the Netherlands took keen interest in Bangladesh’s work with flood control and climate change adaptation.
24 Apr 2014 08:38:36 AM Thursday
Truck kills 1, hurts 4 in city
An unidentified auto-rickshaw driver was killed and four others were injured when a truck rammed a CNG-run auto rickshaw at Paltan intersection in the city at 5:00am Thursday.
23 Apr 2014 10:03:14 PM Wednesday
“Terrorist” shot dead in Khilgaon
A terrorist, enlisted of Bangladesh Police, was shot dead by a group of miscreants in Khilgaon area of the capital on Wednesday evening.
23 Apr 2014 08:17:32 PM Wednesday
BGB seizes 225 sacks of betel-nuts
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 225 sacks of betel-nuts worth of Tk 15 lakh while they were being smuggled from India through Jatrapur frontier of the district on Wednesday.
23 Apr 2014 07:34:12 PM Wednesday
Special Response Team for disaster mgmt in city
Fire Services and Civil Defense department is going to be formed a Special Response Team consisting of 60-person to face any kind of large scale natural disaster.
23 Apr 2014 05:59:27 PM Wednesday
Fire at Bengal Studio doused
The fire at Bengal Studio was brought under control after one hour fanatic efforts on Wednesday evening.
23 Apr 2014 05:34:01 PM Wednesday
Separate incident kills 2 in Thakurgaon
Two people were killed in separate incidents in Kachubari and Mitrabati areas of the district early Wednesday.
23 Apr 2014 03:18:33 PM Wednesday
Fraudulence thru fake job offer
BB requests RAB to take action
Bangladesh Bank (BB) recently requested elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to detain the syndicate involved with Asia-E-banking, which deceived millions of educated youths giving lucrative fraudulent bank jobs offer
23 Apr 2014 02:46:58 PM Wednesday
Regent’s plane grounded, inspection Wednesday
The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on Tuesday made an aircraft of Regent Airways grounded that had been flying with technical fault for several days.
23 Apr 2014 02:07:26 PM Wednesday
Youth electrocuted in city
A young man was electrocuted in Gulshan-2 area of city on Wednesday.
23 Apr 2014 01:51:50 PM Wednesday
FM joins Summit for Food Security
Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali is now in the Netherlands to attend Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth in The Hague.
23 Apr 2014 01:45:32 PM Wednesday
Kuwait reopens door for Bangladeshis
The Kuwait, the richest among the Arab states, has again opened its labor market for the Bangladeshis after a halt of long seven years.
23 Apr 2014 01:41:47 PM Wednesday
Sonali Bank again sues Hallmark
The Sonali Bank again sued Tanvir Mahmood, managing director of Hallmark and its chairman Jesmin Islam for realising Tk 226.23 crore swindled from the bank.
23 Apr 2014 01:36:02 PM Wednesday
Protest against claiming BD land
Several Indian web sites hacked
Bangladeshi hacker group ‘Bangladesh Cyber 71’ hacked various official websites of Indian state, protesting the illegal claim of one third territory of Bangladesh by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader.
23 Apr 2014 01:20:03 PM Wednesday
Rana Plaza tragedy
Report against Sohel Rana soon
The Anti-Corruption Commission and Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will submit a joint report soon on the crimes and corruption of Sohel Rana, owner of collapsed Rana Plaza.
23 Apr 2014 01:01:34 PM Wednesday
HC asks to stop charges, fees
The High Court asked the government to direct English-medium schools not to realize annual charges and readmission fees from students in the next three months.
23 Apr 2014 12:55:11 PM Wednesday
Convicted BDR man dies in jail
A man, who was awarded three years imprisonment, died of cardiac arrest at Kashimpur jail on Wednesday morning.
23 Apr 2014 12:53:26 PM Wednesday
Technical college in each upazila
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that technical college will be set up in each upazila of the country to make the manpower skilled, competent.
23 Apr 2014 12:27:22 PM Wednesday
Tangail road mishap kills 1,hurts 30
A man was killed and 30 others sustained injuries in a road accident on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Mirzapur upazila of the district Wednesday.
23 Apr 2014 11:58:26 AM Wednesday
HRW on Rana Plaza tragedy
Victims need assistance urgently
Survivors of the Rana Plaza building collapse one year ago in Bangladesh are still suffering from their injuries and loss of income, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.