Fire breaks out at S. Alam Refined Sugar Mill in Chittagong

A fire broke out at the S. Alam Refined Sugar Mill in Chittagong's Karnaphuli Upazila around 4:00pm on Monday. Assistant Director of Chittagong Fire Service and ...

HC orders forming committee to probe Bailey Road building fire

 A High Court division bench on Monday ordered to form a committee headed by the home secretary to submit a probe report regarding the ...

BGB being equipped with smart technology to protect frontiers: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said BGB has been equipping with state-of-the-art technology to ensure foolproof security at the frontiers and tackle transnational crimes. "Smart ...

Remittance hits eight-month high

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent around US$ 2.16 billion remittances during the month of February which is the highest in the past  eight months. February's remittances marked a ...

Fuel price to be revised from current month: Nasrul

The government will adjust fuel price in every month from current month following fuel price in global market, said State Minister for Power, Energy and ...

Govt adjusts LPG, auto gas price upward

The government has adjusted Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) price upward fixing the fresh rate of a 12-kg cylinder at Tk 1, 482 against the existing ...

PM asks for ensuring building codes, actions against food stocking

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked all concerned particularly the field level administration to ensure maintaining building codes and actions against food stockpiling across ...

PM inaugurates DC Conference-2024

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated the four-day annual conference of deputy commissioners (DCs) here aimed at infusing dynamism in the field level administration. She ...

President off to UAE, UK for health check

President Mohammed Shahabuddin left Dhaka early Sunday for health check in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Kingdom (UK). A regular aircraft (Flight No ...

Annual conference of DCs begins Sunday

A four-day annual conference of Deputy Commissioners (DCs) will begin in the city on Saturday. "Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the four-day conference at Shapla ...

Shaheda Obayed launches new political party

Prof Dr Shaheda Obayed, former chairman of Dhaka Education Board, on Saturday launched a new political party ‘Democratic Reforms Party-DRP’ aimed at reforming the country’s ...

Bangladesh makes winning start in SAFF U-16 Championship

The Bangladesh U-16 women's national football team got off to a winning start in the SAFF U-16 Women's Championship beating host Nepal by 2-0 goals ...

Govt enabling armed forces to face any situation: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government has been making armed forces of the country as modern and time-befitting to make them capable ...

Seven state ministers sworn-in

Seven new members were included in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's incumbent cabinet as state ministers. President Mohammed Shahabuddin administered the oath to the new state ministers ...

PM expresses dismay over not having fire exit at Bailey Road building

 *Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday expressed her resentment over having no fire exit in the commercial building on Bailey Road in the capital that ...

Bailey Road restaurant fire death toll reaches 46

 Health Minister Samanta Lal Sen today said at least 46 dead in the devastating fire that razed through a commercial building in the capital's ...

Bailey Road restaurant fire kills at least 43 people

 A deadly blaze that originated overnight at a Bailey Road restaurant so far killed at least 43 people while 22 more are being treated ...

Power tariff to be effective from February instead of March

The state minister for energy, power, and mineral resources, Nasrul Hamid, declared that the increase in the power rate will go into effect on February ...

50 lawmakers elected to reserved women's seats take oath

Fifty lawmakers elected to reserved women's seats in parliament have taken oath on Wednesday afternoon. Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath ...

Why Bangladesh is running out of options in the face of extreme weather

As far back as she can remember, Shahanaz Ali has been running from cyclones. “Moving constantly from one place to another is exhausting,” says Ali. ...

Govt fixes Ramadan office timing

 All offices of the government, semi-government, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies will function from 9:00am to 3:30pm during the upcoming month of holy Ramadan. The decision ...