Four men sent to jail in case over Bailey Road building fire

*A Dhaka court today (March 4)  sent four people to jail in a case lodged over deadly blaze that engulfed a building named Green Cozy ...

Evaly's Russell, Shamima face arrest warrant in 3 cases

*A Dhaka court today (March 4) issued arrest warrants against e-commerce company Evaly's managing director (MD) Russell and chairman Shamima Nasreen in three separate cases ...

3 Bangladeshis killed in Malaysia train accident

*Three Bangladeshi nationals were killed in Kajang, Malaysia, after being hit by a commuter train on the railway tracks at Taman Puncak Utama Jade Hill.* The ...

PM for stern action against illegal hoarders during Ramadan

*Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday (Mar 3) called for taking stern action against the illegal hoarders of daily essentials during holy Ramadan.* The prime minister ...

Writ seeks directive to close commercial activities in residential areas

*A writ has been filed with the High Court seeking its directive upon the government to shut down all commercial activities in all residential areas ...

Country’s total voter now 12.18cr: CEC

*The Election Commission (EC) has published the updated voter list.* As per the voter list, the number of voters in the country is 12 crore 18 ...

Soybean oil at Tk 163 per litre from tomorrow

*The customers will be able to purchase soybean oil at Tk 163 a litre from tomorrow (March 3) , a Tk 10 down from the ...

Govt equipping armed forces to confront any challenges: PM

*Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (March 2) said that her government is actively equipping the armed forces to confront any challenges.* She also emphasized the government's ...

Barishal wins BPL title beating Comilla by 6 wickets

*Tamim Iqbal-led Fortune Barishal defeated Comilla Victorians to win their maiden BPL title.* Barishal beat Comilla by 6 wickets in the title clash at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla ...

Police detain 3 over Bailey Road fire

*The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) members detained the manager of the "Kachchi Bhai" and two owners of the fast food shop ' Cha Chumuk' over ...

Bailey Road fire: RAJUK forms 7-member probe body

*Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) today (March 1) formed a seven-member committee to investigate any probable faults in the design and approval process of a building ...

Bailey Road fire claims 45 dead

*At least 45 people died in the devastating fire that erupted at a commercial building in the capital’s Bailey Road on Thursday night.* According to Fire ...

Fire at Bailey Road building under control

*A massive fire that erupted in a seven-storey commercial building  at Bailey Road in the capital on Thursday night was brought under control.* According to Fire ...

Bangladesh, India 54th DG-level border talks in Dhaka on Mar 5-9

*Bangladesh and India will hold their bi-annual DG-level border talks in Dhaka next month to discuss issues related to curbing a variety of cross-frontier crimes ...

10 ‘illegal’ Bangladeshis detained at Agartala railway station

*As many as 12 persons, including 10 Bangladeshi nationals, were arrested at Agartala Railway Station while going to Gujarat on Tuesday, reports Biswendu Bhattacharjee.* Tapas Das, ...

BB halts Southeast Bank’s Tk 670cr loan disbursement process

*Bangladesh Bank (BB) has blocked disbursement process of a loan proposal worth Tk 670 crore by Southeast Bank as it wanted to provide the money ...

Govt for extracting offshore gas to mitigate energy crisis: PM

*Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government has decided to extract offshore gas in a bid to mitigate the energy crunch in the country.* She said: ...

Electricity price up by 75 paisa per unit

*The government today (Feb 27) increased the price of per unit electricity by 75 paisa.* Earlier, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid ...

Electricity price to go up before Ramadan, says Nasrul

*State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu today (Feb 27) said the price of electricity per unit will be increased by ...

Malaysia vows Justice for Bangladeshi workers left stranded

*The company in Cheras at Malaysia which recruited 94 Bangladeshi workers but failed to provide them with jobs will face severe legal repercussions.* Home minister Saifuddin ...

PM to open ‘Police Week-2024’ today

*Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to inaugurate the six-day Police Week-2024 today (Feb 27).* The theme of this year's Police Week-2024 is 'Smart police smart ...