19 Jun 2013 12:40:52 PM Wednesday
Abul to be sued after found guilty
Former Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain will be made accused instantly after found guilty in conspiracy of Padma Bridge graft during further investigation.
19 Jun 2013 11:50:50 AM Wednesday
Stocks witnessing gain
Trading on the country’s two bourses is underway showing gain in share-price indices on Wednesday.
19 Jun 2013 11:03:45 AM Wednesday
72-hr hartal in 3 hill dists enters d-2
The 72-hr hartal, called by Parbatya Nagarik Parisad and Parbatya Bangali Chhatra Parisad, is underway for second straight day in three hill districts-Rangamati, Bandarban, Khagrachhaori- on Wednesday.
19 Jun 2013 09:55:29 AM Wednesday
Airtel set to launch Xpress Music service
Airtel Bangladesh now can launch its Xpress Music service for its customers following approval from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).
19 Jun 2013 09:28:02 AM Wednesday
BB governor says
BD to be a mid-income country by ‘19
Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman said Bangladesh could possibly be a middle income country (MIC) by 2019.
19 Jun 2013 12:32:11 AM Wednesday
US-BD Partners-IBFB exchange views
New windows of bi-lateral trade enhanced
New windows of trade and commerce need to be opened to enhance bilateral partnership and ties between Bangladesh and United States.
18 Jun 2013 10:04:58 PM Tuesday
Padma Bridge Corruption
ACC probe incomplete, opaque: WB
The World Bank (WB) expert panel has published its probe report over corruption allegation on much-talked-about Padma Bridge. The investigation report was published on the website of the World Bank on Tuesday night.
18 Jun 2013 08:45:30 PM Tuesday
Commonwealth Scy Gen optimistic on BD democracy
Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary General of the Commonwealth Nations, expressed hope that democracy process would continue in Bangladesh.
18 Jun 2013 08:31:01 PM Tuesday
Shakib top ODI all-rounder again
Bangladesh’s ace cricketer Shakib Al Hasan recaptured the number one all-rounder slot in the latest Reliance ICC ODI (One Day International) player rankings which were released on Tuesday.
18 Jun 2013 07:49:14 PM Tuesday
8 JS standing committees reshuffled
Eight parliamentary standing committees were made reshuffle. Chief Whip vice principle Abdus Shaheed placed the reshuffle overture and it was passed by a voice-vote with Speaker Shirin Sharmin Choudhury in the chair.
18 Jun 2013 06:47:15 PM Tuesday
Oxford Dictionary includes ‘tweet’
And not the only one word – the new version of Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is comprising a noun and a verb (‘tweet’ and ‘to tweet’) along with ‘live blog’ and ‘flash mob’.
18 Jun 2013 06:43:41 PM Tuesday
Minister tells JS
17.24cr people in country in 2021!
Health Minister AFM Ruhul Haque on Tuesday said population would be 17.24 crore in 2021 as present population growth rate is 1.37 percent.
18 Jun 2013 06:09:04 PM Tuesday
2 electrocuted in capital
Two people were electrocuted in Paridas Road area of Banglabazar, the old parts of the capital, on Tuesday.
18 Jun 2013 05:15:40 PM Tuesday
Chumki made Commonwealth women ministers chairman
State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki, also Awami League MP, has been elected as chairman of Commonwealths Women’s Affairs Ministers for next 3 years.
18 Jun 2013 03:37:30 PM Tuesday
The Guardian reports
JS elections could be derailed
Fears are mounting in Bangladesh that violence and protests could derail elections later this year, though senior government officials are adamant that the polls will be free and fair.
18 Jun 2013 02:58:30 PM Tuesday
Mugger held with Tk 55 lakh in city
Paltan Thana police detained a mugger with Tk 55 lakh and a fake identity card of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) from capital’s Gulistan area on Monday night.
18 Jun 2013 02:19:06 PM Tuesday
Construction begins in Aug:Obaidul
Communications Minister Obaidul Quader categorically said construction of Dhaka elevated expressway will begin from August.
18 Jun 2013 12:59:45 PM Tuesday
BD to buy 12,500 tonnes sugar from Singapore
Trading Corporation of Bangladesh signed a deal with Singapore`s AgroCorp International to purchase sugar with the lowest bid of $543.50 a tonne, including cost and freight.
18 Jun 2013 12:48:54 PM Tuesday
Ashiyan City Case
Submit probe report by July 27: Court
A Dhaka on Tuesday court directed Gulshan Thana police to submit investigation report of a case filed against 12 persons, including Ashiyan City Chairman Nazrul Islam and Managing Director Saiful Islam, with the police station by July 29.
18 Jun 2013 11:53:44 AM Tuesday
UAE court orders lorry driver
Pay Dh4.2m to 19 BD victims’ kin
An UAE court ordered the lorry driver involved in a deadly road crash in Al Ain on February 4 to pay Dh4.2 million in blood money, to families of 19 Bangladeshis.
18 Jun 2013 11:49:18 AM Tuesday
Stocks witnessing fall
Trading on the country`s two bourses is underway with downward trend of share-price indices on Tuesday.
18 Jun 2013 09:22:25 AM Tuesday
Fakhrul meets OIC Secy Gen at 6pm
Opposition BNP acting general secretary is scheduled to meet Secretary General Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu on Tuesday evening.
18 Jun 2013 09:20:42 AM Tuesday
Atiqul Haque passes away
Noted director, teacher Atiqul Haque Chowdhury passed away due to old age complications.
17 Jun 2013 10:05:45 PM Monday
BNP MPs stages walkout
The opposition lawmakers Monday staged walkout from Parliament in protest against Awami League lawmaker’s derogatory remarks over BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman.