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1. Xi underlines security, openness in cyberspacePublished: September 16, 2019 18:15:02

President Xi Jinping has highlighted the necessity for a cyberspace environment that is safe and manageable as well as open and innovative. Efforts should be made to raise people's sense...


2. HK needs stronger common interestsPublished: September 16, 2019 17:50:29

The number of people participating in radical protests in Hong Kong has significantly dropped. However, few violent protesters still act rampantly. Because Hong Kong is at the crossroads of worsening...


3. AL candidate withdraws nomination to support Jatiya PartyPublished: September 16, 2019 17:42:12

Awami League candidate Rezaul Karim Razu has withdrawn his candidature from the by-polls to the Rangpur-3 seat, which fell vacant after the death of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad. Razu,...


4. Archery team return homePublished: September 16, 2019 17:32:27

The Bangladesh archery team returned home on Monday afternoon after taking part in the Asia Cup Archery: Stage 3 that concluded recently in Philippines. State Minister for Youth and Sports...


5. Saudi oil attacks: Will fuel prices go up?Published: September 16, 2019 17:29:12

Saudi Arabia's state-owned company Aramco is the world's biggest oil producer, generating 10 per cent of the world's oil, but it is also one of the world's most profitable businesses....


6. Two bullet-hit bodies recovered in Cox’s BazarPublished: September 16, 2019 17:13:28

Police recovered the bullet-hit bodies of two youths from Kata Pahar and Kabita Chattar areas in in Cox’s Bazar on Monday. One of the deceased was identified as Rifat (25),...


7. Child dies of dengue in KhulnaPublished: September 16, 2019 17:05:23

An eight-month-old child died of dengue at Khulna Medical College and Hospital while 619 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours till Monday...


8. Restore normal life in Kashmir, India's top court asks governmentPublished: September 16, 2019 17:01:47

India’s top court has asked the federal government of the country to restore normal life in Kashmir as soon as possible, as a partial shutdown of the disputed region entered...


9. Auto workers strike against GM in contract disputePublished: September 16, 2019 16:56:03

More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into...


10. Volkswagen to pay up to $87 million in Australia for scandalPublished: September 16, 2019 16:14:36

Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and...


11. Stocks edge higher amid cautious tradingPublished: September 16, 2019 15:55:43

Stocks edged up marginally on Monday amid cautious trading as some institutional investors came forward to support the market. Meanwhile, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal held a meeting with the...


12. BNP demands JU VC’s removal Published: September 16, 2019 15:28:15

BNP on Monday demanded the government sack Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice Chancellor Farzana Islam immediately for reportedly bribing Chhatra League leaders. “There’s an interesting news item that the offence of...


13. Miscreants kill youth for extortion in CtgPublished: September 16, 2019 15:20:22

A young man was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Pathania Goda in Chandgaon area in Chattogram city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Ziad, 23,...


14. PM orders separate police unit for metrorail safetyPublished: September 16, 2019 15:10:49

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered the authorities to form a separate police unit for the safety of the ongoing Dhaka metrorail project. The directive came from a meeting on...


15. Breaching party discipline to invite legal action, warns QuaderPublished: September 16, 2019 14:58:28

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday said legal action will be taken against those who have breached party discipline. “Not only organisational action but administrative and legal actions...


16. Systemeye Technologies gives laptop exchange offersPublished: September 16, 2019 14:57:21

SystemEye Technologies Limited has announced to give brand new laptop in exchange of any old working or nonworking laptop or desktop. Anyone can get brand new laptop with any configuration...


17. New York bans flavoured e-cigarettes after illnesses, deathsPublished: September 16, 2019 14:40:27

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavoured e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses...


18. MBL receives WASA bill collection awardPublished: September 16, 2019 14:21:18

Dhaka WASA has awarded Mercantile Bank Limited (MBL) as the recognition of one of the highest bill collecting banks. LGRD minister Md Tazul Islam handed over the certificate and crest...


19. US intelligence data 'shows Iran behind Saudi oil attacks'Published: September 16, 2019 14:20:15

The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities. Iran denies involvement in Saturday's air attacks,...


20. Paperfly launches ‘Smart Return’ to solve e-commerce problemPublished: September 16, 2019 13:55:32

Paperfly, a new generation tech based smart logistics service provider, has launched a feature to solve a critical problem for the e-commerce sector of the country. ‘Return’ has been a...


21. Mother, minor daughter killed after being hit by trainPublished: September 16, 2019 13:47:01

A woman and her minor daughter were killed when a train hit a van on an unauthorised level crossing at Belaichandi in Syedpur upazila of Nilphamari district on Monday. The...


22. There will be no Rouhani-Trump meeting at UN: IranPublished: September 16, 2019 13:20:20

Iran said on Monday there would be no meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his US counterpart Donald Trump at the United Nations, Iranian state television reported, after the...


23. Indigo-the colour of colonial rule in RangpurPublished: September 16, 2019 13:13:08

RANGPUR: While a peasant being oppressed by the British rulers for his aversion to planting a single sapling of indigo was a scene of bygone era, farmers of Rangpur are...


24. China’s logistics business expands at slower pace in AugustPublished: September 16, 2019 12:58:16

China's logistics business continued to expand in August, but the expansion rate was lower than the previous month, according to a recent survey. The logistics performance index for August came...


25. Indian Coast Guard DG arrives in cityPublished: September 16, 2019 12:54:49

The Director General (DG) of Indian Coast Guard Krishnaswamy Natarajan arrived in Dhaka on Sunday on a four-day visit. The Director General is accompanied by two delegation members, says a media...


26. Kim invites Trump to Pyongyang in new letterPublished: September 16, 2019 12:52:14

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited US President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources....


27. Dozens feared dead in DR Congo boat accidentPublished: September 16, 2019 12:24:49

At least 34 people are feared drowned after a boat sank on the River Congo. Police said 76 passengers were rescued from the whaleboat - a flat-bottomed vessel used to...


28. Two new faces in Bangladesh T20 squadPublished: September 16, 2019 12:11:48

Bangladesh have included two new faces — Mohammed Naim Sheikh, Aminul Islam Biplob — in their T20 squad for the ongoing tri-nation series. Rubel Hossain and Shafiul Islam and Nazmul...


29. 175 Bangladeshi workers return from S ArabiaPublished: September 16, 2019 12:08:57

Some 175 Bangladeshi workers returned home from Saudi Arabia on Sunday night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers there. A flight of Saudi Airlines SV-804 carrying the Bangladeshi workers landed...


30. UK will reject Brexit delay, Johnson to tell JunckerPublished: September 16, 2019 12:07:56

The UK is not prepared to postpone Brexit beyond the current 31 October deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at talks on Monday. The lunchtime...


31. Stocks open higher amid thin tradingPublished: September 16, 2019 11:52:22

Stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday as some optimistic investors showed their appetite on sector-wise shares. Following the previous day’s modest gain, the Dhaka Stock...


32. Two banks to issue Tk 21b bondsPublished: September 16, 2019 11:43:25

Islami Bank Bangladesh and Mutual Trust Bank have decided to issue bonds worth of total Tk 21 billion subject to approval of the regulatory authorities, according to official disclosures on...


33. Kamal sits with stock market stakeholders todayPublished: September 16, 2019 11:42:13

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal sits with stakeholders today (Monday) to exchange views on the 'development' of the capital market. Top officials from Bank and Financial Institutions Division, Bangladesh Bank,...


34. Colombia plane crash kills sevenPublished: September 16, 2019 11:30:45

A small plane crashed near the southwestern Colombian city of Popayan on Sunday (local time), killing seven of the nine passengers aboard, the city’s mayor and the country’s civil aviation...


35. Use modern ‘fintech’ to protect transactions from cyber attacks: SpeakersPublished: September 16, 2019 11:15:04

Speakers at a programme on Sunday suggested applying state-of-the-art financial technology (fintech) to help protect financial transactions from possible cyber attacks. They also stressed the need for greater interaction among...


36. Experts call for mandatory health insurancePublished: September 16, 2019 11:13:07

Experts at a seminar have called for making the health insurance mandatory in the country, saying that voluntary micro health insurance scheme has been proved ineffective in Asian countries. They...


37. DGHS to launch survey on aedes mosquitoPublished: September 16, 2019 10:44:07

The Communicable Disease Control (CDC) unit of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will launch a countrywide survey by the end of this month to indentify different species of mosquitoes...


38. Smuggling threatens tea tradingPublished: September 16, 2019 10:27:39

Tea smuggling through border has constituted a potential threat to the business of local manufacturers, industry insiders said. The smuggling of various items, such as tea, has increased in volume...


39. Oil prices jump 10pc after attack on Saudi facilitiesPublished: September 16, 2019 10:14:52

Oil prices retreated on Monday after hitting their highest since May at the open, on fears over supply disruptions following an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities on Saturday that...


40. 'Competition law to boost GDP'Published: September 16, 2019 10:04:02

Chairperson of the country's Competition Commission Abdur Rouf said on Sunday the practice of competition will help raise gross domestic product (GDP) by 2.0-3.0 per cent a year. In theory,...