Thursday, February 21, 2019, 12:48:13 PM
President, PM express shock over Chawkbazar fire 

President, PM express shock over Chawkbazar fire 

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed their deep shock over the Chawkbazar fire that claimed at least 70 lives last night. 

2019-02-21 12:43:26
Chawkbazar fire death toll reaches 70

Chawkbazar fire death toll reaches 70

The death toll from the fire at a chemical warehouse in Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka rose to 70 on Thursday morning, said Fire Service and Civil Defence.

2019-02-21 09:51:29
55 killed in Chawkbazar chemical warehouse fire

55 killed in Chawkbazar chemical warehouse fire

DHAKA: At least 55 people were killed and scores injured in a massive fire that engulfed five multi-storey buildings at Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka.

2019-02-21 08:15:40
Nation paying homage to language martyrs

Nation paying homage to language martyrs

DHAKA: The nation in the first hour on Thursday started paying rich tributes to the Language Movement martyrs, who laid down their lives for the mother tongue - Bangla -- on February 21, 1952.

2019-02-21 00:29:32
8 injured as bus catches in city

8 injured as bus catches in city

At least eight passengers of a bus suffered burn injuries after the vehicle had caught fire from a gas pipeline leakage in city’s Dhanmondi area.

2019-02-20 21:24:55
Myanmar should allow Rohingyas to return: Hasina

Myanmar should allow Rohingyas to return: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Myanmar should take the responsibility and allow the Rohingya refugees to return as they are their citizens.

2019-02-20 20:37:39
PM hands over Ekushey Padak to 21 recipients

PM hands over Ekushey Padak to 21 recipients

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed Ekushey Padak-2019 over to 21 eminent citizens and their representatives for their contribution to respective fields.

2019-02-20 19:54:14
Autopsy of 31 fetuses performed

Autopsy of 31 fetuses performed

Autopsy of 31 bodies of immature babies (fetuses) which were recovered from the garbage of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (SBMC) in Barishal has been performed.

2019-02-20 18:02:30
4th phase upazilla polls on March 31

4th phase upazilla polls on March 31

The voting to 122 upazilas in the fourth phase of upazila parishad election is set to be held on March 31.

2019-02-20 17:58:19
Padma Bridge 1200 meter visible now

Padma Bridge 1200 meter visible now

The sixth-E span (super structure) of Padma Bridge was installed on 35th and 36th pillars at Zajira point making 1200 meters of the bridge visible.

2019-02-20 15:18:02
49 women MPs sworn in 

49 women MPs sworn in 

DHAKA: The newly elected women lawmakers of reserved seats in the 11th parliament have been sworn in on Wednesday (Feb 20) morning. 

2019-02-20 12:16:21
3 ‘drug dealers’ killed in Dhaka, Cox’s Bazar, Jeshore ‘gunfights’

3 ‘drug dealers’ killed in Dhaka, Cox’s Bazar, Jeshore ‘gunfights’

DHAKA: Three suspected drug traders were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ in the capital, Cox’s Bazar and Jeshore early Wednesday. 

2019-02-20 11:57:21
PM Hasina returns home

PM Hasina returns home

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home Wednesday (February 20) morning concluding her six-day official visits to Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

2019-02-20 11:19:12
2 UAE companies keen to invest in Bangladesh

2 UAE companies keen to invest in Bangladesh

Two companies of United Arab Emirates (UAE) -- Lulu Group International and NMC Group – have expressed their interest to invest in Bangladesh, especially in healthcare, hotel, shopping mall and tourism sectors.

2019-02-19 21:55:11
Govt demolishes 10,000 shanties in Bhasantek

Govt demolishes 10,000 shanties in Bhasantek

The housing and public works ministry conducted slum eviction drives in Bhasantek area of Mirpur in the capital city.

2019-02-19 20:37:12