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Dr Shah Alam murder: Prime suspect killed in ‘gunfight’

12:07 PM, 23 Oct 2019 Wednesday

The prime suspect in doctor Shah Alam murder case was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Bashbaria in Sitakunda upazila early Wednesday...

Ex-UP chairman shot dead in Rangamati

11:47 AM, 23 Oct 2019 Wednesday

A former Union Parishad chairman was abducted and killed at Haludia Para in Rajasthali upazila of Rangamati on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Dipomoy Talukdar, a former chairman of Haludia Union Parishad. He was also a vice-president of BNP’s upazila unit...

Players’ strike is a part of conspiracy: BCB president

04:57 PM, 22 Oct 2019 Tuesday

Nazmul Hassan, president of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), has said the players’ strike is a part of conspiracy to destabilize Bangladesh cricket. The BCB president said this while addressing a press conference held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Academy at Mirpur in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon...

Doctors remove 52kg plastic from cow’s stomach in Tamil Nadu

03:20 PM, 22 Oct 2019 Tuesday

A team of veterinarians removed 52 kilograms of plastic waste from inside the stomach of a cow through a surgery that lasted over five hours in Vepery, Chennai...

President joins Japanese Emperor’s enthronement ceremony

02:56 PM, 22 Oct 2019 Tuesday

President M Abdul Hamid today attended Japanese new Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement ceremony where the emperor proclaimed his ascension to the throne as Japan’s 126th monarch...

One-minute digital account service kicks off

01:29 PM, 22 Oct 2019 Tuesday

Information and Communication Technology Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister Sajeeb Wazed Joy today launched one-minute digital savings account service...

Stop plying unfit vehicles, their unhealthy race on roads: PM

01:14 PM, 22 Oct 2019 Tuesday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to stop plying unfit vehicles and their unhealthily race on the roads to avert road accidents. The prime minister issued the directives while addressing a discussion as the chief guest at Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh (KIB) Auditorium...

Canadian PM Trudeau wins second term but loses majority

12:51 PM, 22 Oct 2019 Tuesday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada’s national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon...

Facebook account of Bhola SP hacked, GD filed

12:01 PM, 22 Oct 2019 Tuesday

The Facebook account of Superintendent of Police of Bhola Sarkar Mohammad Kaisar has been allegedly hacked. The police officer filed a General Diary (GD) with Bhola Model Police Station in this regard on Tuesday morning...

National cricketers announce boycott plan

04:00 PM, 21 Oct 2019 Monday

Bangladesh's cricketers have decided not to participate in any cricket activity for the foreseeable future until their demands for the improvement of cricket in the country are met. The immediate impact of their action will be on the National Cricket League...

BNP lawmaker Harunur Rashid jailed for 5 years

02:49 PM, 21 Oct 2019 Monday

A court has sentenced BNP lawmaker Harunur Rashid to 5 years imprisonment and fined him Tk 50 lakh in a tax-evasion case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). Judge Sheikh Nazmul Alam of Dhaka Special Judges’ Court-4 passed the order on Monday...

12 get death for murder of lawyer’s assistant

01:22 PM, 21 Oct 2019 Monday

A court has sentenced twelve people to death and two others to one year in jail in a case filed for the murder of a Dhaka Judges’ Court lawyer’s assistant Mobarak Hossain Bhuiyan. Dhaka’s 3 no. Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Monir Kamal passed the order on Monday. The court also acquitted one person in the case...

Nine new HC judges take oath

12:14 PM, 21 Oct 2019 Monday

Newly-appointed nine additional judges of the High Court took oath on Monday. Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath at the Judges’ Lounge of the Supreme Court around 10.30am. Md Golam Rabbany, Registrar of HC Division, conducted the oath ceremony...

President reaches Tokyo to attend emperor’s enthronement ceremony

11:46 AM, 21 Oct 2019 Monday

President M Abdul Hamid reached here this morning to attend the country’s new emperor’s enthronement ceremony. A regular flight (SQ 646) of Singapore Airlines carrying the President and his entourage members landed at the Haneda International Airport...

Public gathering banned in Bhola after clashes

11:31 AM, 21 Oct 2019 Monday

The local administration imposed an indefinite ban on public gathering in the district on Monday, a day after clashes between protesters and police left four people dead. Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Masud Alam Siddique told UNB that the move was aimed at maintaining law and order...

Joy launches one-stop services of Eksheba, Ekpay, Ekshop

06:02 PM, 20 Oct 2019 Sunday

Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy today inaugurated three digital one-stop services - Eksheba, Ekpay and Ekshop - to enable the people to get different government services, utility bills and fees payment facilities and e-commerce...

Books on Bangabandhu, Hasina in Russian language handed to PM

05:40 PM, 20 Oct 2019 Sunday

Three books on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina which were translated and published in Russian language were handed over to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today...

4 killed as locals clash with police in Bhola

03:31 PM, 20 Oct 2019 Sunday

Four people were killed and more than fifty people including police members injured in a clash between police and local people in Bhola on Sunday. Of the deceased, three people were identified as Mizan, 40, Mahfuz Patwary, 45 and Abdul Gani...

Indian Army destroys 4 terror launch pads in PoK

01:39 PM, 20 Oct 2019 Sunday

Four terror launch pads in Neelam valley in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir have been targeted and destroyed by the Indian Army, sources said. Fatalities have also been reported...

Quader attributes Menon’s election comment to ‘personal interest’

12:58 PM, 20 Oct 2019 Sunday

Taking a swipe at Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon for his claim that people could not cast their votes in the last parliamentary elections, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday questioned whether he would have made the claim...