Sunday 25 February 2018, 9:29 am
Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies at 54                    'BNP is free to join polls without criminals'                    'Govt never foils peaceful programme'                    PM for use of Bengali in all levels of life                    UNICEF for helping Rohingya during cyclone                    

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08:37  AM, 25 February 2018, Sunday

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies at 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died after a heart attack, her family says. She was 54


08:36  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

'BNP is free to join polls without criminals'

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Saturday BNP is free to participate in the polls without tagging along criminals


08:18  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

'Govt never foils peaceful programme'

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Saturday said law enforcers take necessary steps if anyone intensifies people's sufferings doing excesses


07:58  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

PM for use of Bengali in all levels of life

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the use of the mother tongue has to be ensured at all levels of life


07:28  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

UNICEF for helping Rohingya during cyclone

Urgent efforts are needed to help over 720,000 Rohingya children who are threatened either by the approaching cyclone season in Bangladesh


06:29  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

265 to receive PM Gold Medal Sunday

The Prime Minister Gold Medal for 2015 and 2016 under the auspices of University Grants Commission (UGC) will be distributed at Shapla Hall of the Prime Minister’s Office on Sunday


06:10  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

45 killed in Somalia car bomb blasts

The death toll from twin car bomb blasts in the Somali capital late on Friday has risen to 45 from the initially reported 18, a senior government official said on Saturday


05:45  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

BNP to stage nationwide demo Monday

BNP will stage demonstration across the country on Monday protesting the attack on their black flag demonstration programme in Dhaka


05:11  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

3 killed in Keraniganj road crash

Three auto-rickshaw passengers were killed and another one injured in a road accident in South Keraniganj, on the outskirts of the capital, in the small hours of Saturday


04:33  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

BNP leader Alal detained in city

BNP joint secretary general Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal has been detained from its Nayapaltan central office area in the city


04:23  PM, 24 February 2018, Saturday

Fakhrul slams govt for making provocations

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the government is creating situation so that they (BNP) are involved in violent programme


12:58  PM, 23 February 2018, Friday

Napoli out as Arsenal, BVB escape

Napoli crashed out of the Europa League round of 32 on Thursday, while Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund overcame scares and Atletico Madrid and AC Milan easily advanced


12:32  PM, 23 February 2018, Friday

Weinstein sorry for using Streep's name

Harvey Weinstein has apologised to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers used their names in his defence against a legal action


12:00  PM, 23 February 2018, Friday

Dhaka-Sylhet-Ctg rail communications snapped

The rail communications between Sylhet-Chittagong and Sylhet-Dhaka remained suspended since Friday morning following derailment of 11 coaches of Dhaka bound Upaban Express service at Santgaon station under Srimangal upazila in the district


11:29  AM, 23 February 2018, Friday

New charges for two former Trump aides

The special counsel investigating claims of Russian political meddling in the US has filed new charges against two former aides to Donald Trump


10:24  AM, 23 February 2018, Friday

Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns

Barnaby Joyce says he will resign as Australia's deputy prime minister following a politically damaging saga that began with his affair with a former staffer


09:03  AM, 23 February 2018, Friday

Russia casts doubt on UN Syria truce deal

Russia has said there is no agreement on a UN Security Council resolution to bring in a 30-day truce in Syria


09:27  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

VAT on internet to be reduced: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said he will seriously reconsider the existing VAT on internet usage in the upcoming budget


07:34  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

3 killed in Shariatpur road crash

At least three people were killed and seven others injured when a truck carrying them plunged into a ditch in Basudevpur village in Vedarganj upazila on Thursday noon


06:40  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

30 education officials transferred

Education Ministry has transferred 30 officials of BCS education, most of them working in Dhaka, to different positions outside of the capital


06:07  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

'BNP is carrying out movement for a thief'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said BNP is carrying out movement for a ‘thief’ who has been given punishment for embezzling orphans' money


05:32  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

'BD influx part of Pak proxy war with China help'

Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat has claimed that a planned ‘influx of people from Bangladesh’ into India’s north-eastern region is underway as part of a ‘proxy war’ being waged by Pakistan with support from China, report Indian media


05:17  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

Uphold democracy, constitution, PM asks Army

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday directed Bangladesh Army to uphold democracy and constitution and contribute more to building a happy and prosperous Bangladesh


04:55  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

Rohingya persecution, a consequence of hate: AI

Amnesty International (AI) on Thursday said the horrific military campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people in Myanmar is the consequence of a society encouraged to hate, scapegoat and fear minorities


04:39  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

SSC Higher math question leaked too

The question paper of higher mathematics examination in Sunday’s Secondary School Certificate test was leaked on Thursday, along with answer, an hour ahead of the examination


03:55  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

Musician Ali Akbar Rupu passes away

Eminent music director Ali Akbar Rupu passed away at a hospital in the capital on Thursday


03:28  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

Khaleda's fine stayed, bail hearing Sunday

The High Court on Thursday accepted appeal filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia challenging a lower court verdict that awarded five years jail to her.


03:02  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

Ivanka, DPRK general to attend Winter Olympics closing ceremony

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka will come face-to-face with a top North Korean general at the Winter Olympics closing ceremony in the South this weekend


02:33  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

UN Security Council to vote on Syria ceasefire

The UN Security Council is expected to vote, probably on Thursday, on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations


01:54  PM, 22 February 2018, Thursday

50 girls missing from Nigerian town after Boko Haram attack

About 50 girls have been missing since Boko Haram extremists attacked a village in northern Nigeria that has a girls’ boarding school