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National

12:44  AM, 24 April 2017, Monday

B'baria OC hurt in clash during AL hartal

A police officer was injured as local Awami League activists clashed with police during a hartal in Brahmanbaria, enforced by the party protesting the visit of fisheries and livestock minister Mohammad Sayedul Huque

National

12:32  AM, 24 April 2017, Monday

Dinajpur boiler blast death toll rises to 8

Four people, who suffered burn injuries in a boiler explosion at a rice mill in Sadar upazila on Wednesday last, died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital and Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday, raising the death toll from the incident to eight.

National

12:21  AM, 24 April 2017, Monday

Each affected haor family to get 30kg rice, Tk 500

The government will provide 30 kilograms of rice and Tk 500 cash every month under a 100-day scheme to each affected family of disaster-hit haor areas, said disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Sunday.

National

12:05  AM, 24 April 2017, Monday

267 officials promoted to deputy secretary post

The government on Sunday promoted 267 senior assistant secretaries and officials having equivalent rank to the post of deputy secretary.

National

11:46  PM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

285 colleges to be nationalised

The government has decided to nationalise 285 private colleges across the country.

National

02:28  PM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

College girl killed in Barisal

Police on Saturday night recovered a body of an HSC examinee from a house rented in city and sent it to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College and Hospital morgue.

National

01:54  PM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

Haor calamity; a lesson to learn: water resources minister

Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud today said his ministry could do nothing but had everything to learn from the catastrophe in the haor areas.

World

01:47  PM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

French consulate in US evacuated after bomb threat

The French consulate in New York, where thousands of expatriates were registered to cast ballots in their presidential election on Saturday, was briefly evacuated following a bomb threat, officials said, reports AFP.

World

01:43  PM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

North Korea detains third US citizen: Yonhap

North Korea detained a US citizen on Friday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three.

National

11:08  AM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

Uranium not found in hoar water on preliminary test

Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission delegates did not found any Uranium or radioactive substances in haor water in their preliminary investigation.

National

10:31  AM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

Romel Chakma’s death
Road, waterway strike underway in Rangamati

Road and waterway strike at Rangamati enforced by Pahari Chhatra Parisad (PCP) supported by United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) is underway protesting the murder of Romel Chakma and demanding judicial investigation.

National

09:48  AM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

Section 144 imposed in B’baria's 4 upazilas amid minister’s visit

Section 144 has been imposed at Brahmanbaria Sadar, Bijoynagar, Ashuganj and Sarail upazila by respective upazila administration amid a rally that will be attended by fisheries and livestock minister Sayedul Haque.

World

08:37  AM, 23 April 2017, Sunday

France prepares to vote for new president amid high security

France is preparing to vote in presidential elections on Sunday, amid high security after a fatal assault on a Paris policeman three days ago, report BBC.

Business

09:37  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

42pc of Rana Plaza tragedy survivors still jobless

Some 42.4 per cent survivors of Rana Plaza collapse are still jobless, shows a recent survey.

Sport

09:08  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Sakib appointed Tigers' new T20 captain

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday appointed all-rounder Sakib al Hasan as their next captain for national Twenty20 squad, replacing him with retired fast bowler Mashrafee bin Mortaza.

Politics

08:51  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

'It's not easy to hold election without BNP'

It would not be so easy for Awami League to hold the next general election without BNP, said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday.

National

08:19  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Tk 15.5 lakh cigarettes seized at airport

As many as 51,000 foreign cigarettes contained in 255 cartons were seized at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Saturday.

National

07:47  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Raudha's body to be exhumed Monday

The body of Maldivian fashion model and medical student Raudha Athif is going to be exhumed for a second post-mortem examination on Monday, said the investigators on Saturday.

Crime

06:59  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Huge explosive found at Jhenidah militant den

Law enforcers concluded their operation into a suspected Neo-JMB militant den at a village here on Saturday with the recovery of large quantity of chemicals.

Entertainment

05:38  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

I love the sound of azaan: Kangana Ranaut

Bollywood actress Kanagna Ranaut, talking about Sonu Nigam's recent controversy over his tweets about the azaan, said that she 'loves' the sound of azaan but what the singer said should also be considered.

National

05:22  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Maritime ports asked to hoist cautionary signal No. 3

Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal number three.

National

05:06  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Lucky Akhand accorded guard of honour

Noted singer, composer and music director Lucky Akhand was given guard of honour at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital on Saturday.

Entertainment

04:07  PM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Lucky Akhand laid to eternal rest

Popular lyricists, singer and music director Lucky Akhand was buried at Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard at Mirpur in the capital.

World

11:50  AM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Afghan base attack death toll rises to 140, officials say

The attack was launched near a mosque on the base in Mazar-i-Sharif, as soldiers were leaving Friday prayers, said army spokesman Nasratullah Jamshidi.

Business

11:36  AM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Remittances to developing countries fall: WB

The World Bank estimates officially recorded remittances to the developing world at $429 billion in 2016, down 2.4% from $440 billion in 2015. Global remittances, which include flows to high-income countries, contracted by 1.2% to $575 billion in 2016, from $582 billion in 2015.

Entertainment

11:01  AM, 22 April 2017, Saturday

Lucky to be buried at Intellectuals' Graveyard

Popular singer and valiant freedom-fighter Lucky Akhand will be buried with state honour at Martyred Intellectuals Graveyard at Mirpur.

National

10:08  PM, 21 April 2017, Friday

'Supreme Court to be besieged after Eid'

Islami Andolan Bangladesh chairman Mufti Syed Muhammad Rezaul Karim (Peer Saheb Charmonai) has threatened to lay siege to the Supreme Court after Eid-ul-Fitr unless the Greek goddess statue is removed from the Supreme Court complex before the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.

National

09:34  PM, 21 April 2017, Friday

PM mourns singer Lucky Akhand's death

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed deep shock at the death of valiant freedom fighter and eminent singer-composer Lucky Akhand.

National

09:20  PM, 21 April 2017, Friday

No militant in Jhenidah den, explosive found

Law enforcers did not find any militant conducting raid at a suspected hideout at village Porahati under Sadar upazila in Jhenidah district.

Entertainment

08:05  PM, 21 April 2017, Friday

Bangladesh's legendary singer Lucky Akhand dies

Legendary singer, music composer and valiant freedom-fighter Lucky Akhand is no more. He was 60.