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RAB arrests model-turned-militant

-- September 21, 2017 18:10:48

The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested a “top militant leader” of the Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh in Dhaka, who was once a fashion model, reports bdnews24.com.   Mehedi H...

PM urges IOM DG to force Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

-- September 21, 2017 17:09:13

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing to pressurise Myanmar on taking back the Rohingya refugees fro...

Govt receives 270 tonnes of food aid for refugees

-- September 21, 2017 14:34:19

Bangladesh has received 270 tonnes in food aid for Rohingya refugees from local and international organisations, while the government has allocated another 500 tonnes.   Over 400,000 Rohingyas,...

RAB nabs three suspected drug traders

-- September 21, 2017 13:36:12

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel nabbed three suspected drug traders along with 500 Yaba tablets in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi district last night.   The arrestees were identified as Lito...

Over 40,000 of Tarash earning living by making Kashful brooms

Roving Correspondent September 21, 2017 13:29:00

Over 40,000 ethnic residents of Tarash upazila under Sirajganj district are managing daily family expenditure by making brooms with Kashful or catkin over the last two months.   They collect...

Imran gets bail in PM defamation case

-- September 21, 2017 13:26:59

A Dhaka court on Thursday granted bail to Ganajagaran Manch spokesperson Imran H Sarkar and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash in a defamation case filed for their derogatory remarks on Prime Minister S...

Bangladesh enjoys trade surplus with Nepal

-- September 21, 2017 13:13:49

Nepal is now facing trade deficit with Bangladesh. Nepali export of lentils to Bangladesh plummeted in recent years. Lentils production in Bangladesh increased significantly.   Until a few year...

Researchers find Pangolins in Bangladesh

-- September 21, 2017 12:57:54

Researchers have found pangolins do persist in many forested areas of Bangladesh.   With the help of the Mro tribe in Bangladesh Researchers found the pangolins, but in small, isolated populati...

Cultivators grow organic summer veg in B'baria

Our Correspondent September 21, 2017 12:29:49

Summer vegetables have been successfully produced by applying the organic method and modern technology in nine upazilas of the district this season, sources said. The Department of Agriculture Exte...

Selling positive experiences for better performance

Raisa Zaman September 21, 2017 12:26:13

Do you remember the feeling you had when you bought a pretty piece of clothing on discount? That feeling is the experience which the shopping outlet is selling you.   In this myriad of products...

Rohingya: A trail of misfortune

Farid Ahmed of IPS in Cox's Bazar September 21, 2017 12:17:39

Forsaken and driven out by their home country Myanmar, tens of thousands of Rohingyas are struggling to survive in Bangladesh's border districts amid scarcities of food, clean water and medical care,...

Industry experts discuss professional skills

-- September 21, 2017 12:07:56

East Delta University (EDU), Chittagong organised an event titled 'Corporate Odyssey' recently at its permanent campus to address the common challenges faced by Bangladeshi graduates and job seekers....

RAB detains Neo-JMB commander in city

-- September 21, 2017 12:00:26

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have detained a commander of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from South Banasree area in the city on Wednesday.   The ar...

Ethical considerations must for business success

Md Sadid Uddin September 21, 2017 12:00:12

It was April 2013 when Rana Plaza incident took place in Bangladesh causing massive destruction. The owner came under the scrutiny right after the incident for lack of proper working environment and l...

ACC nabs ex-Padma Oil MD

-- September 21, 2017 11:41:05

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested former Padma Oil Managing Director Abul Khaer over an embezzlement case.   Abul Khaer was detained from his home in Gulshan on Thursday, said A...

Bridge collapses under Rohingya relief truck, killing nine

-- September 21, 2017 10:52:38

At least nine workers died and another five were injured after a bridge in Bandarban collapsed under a Red Cross truck carrying aid to a Rohingya camp.   The accident occurred near the BGB Chad...

Crop insurance scheme starts clicking

FE Report September 21, 2017 10:38:41

Crop insurance scheme, launched as pilot projects in three districts, has so far settled claims worth over Tk 3.2 million on total 1,373 policies issued by the Sadharan Bima Corporation (SBC) giving a...

Leather products may get 15pc cash incentive for next five yrs

FE Report September 21, 2017 10:26:15

The government is preparing a policy to continue providing the existing cash incentive to the leather goods and footwear sector for next five years, aims at boosting exports as well as attracting fore...

BIDA scarcely bears fruit yet

Doulot Akter Mala September 21, 2017 10:19:26

The birth of BIDA hardly bears fruits yet as the authority is still engrossed in setting its own house in order with policy reforms and bringing coordination among stakeholders.   Sources clo...

Road crash kills two in Sylhet

-- September 21, 2017 10:05:32

Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident at Bokar Bhanga in Chhatak upazila on Sylhet-Sunamganj road on Wednesday night.   The deceased were identified as Abdul Karim (55...

Schoolgirl’s hanging body found

-- September 21, 2017 09:56:08

Police recovered the body of a schoolgirl hanging from a ceiling fan inside her residence at Bagdanga village under Manirampur upazila in Jessore on Wednesday.   The dead, identified as Nila Kh...

Trump urges UN action to end Rohingya crisis: Pence

-- September 20, 2017 23:00:22

US President Donald Trump has urged the United Nations Security Council to take “strong and swift action” to bring Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis to an end. Vice President Mike Pence sai...

PM expresses shock at loss of lives in Mexico quake

-- September 20, 2017 20:31:40

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday expressed profound shock and deepest condolence at the loss of lives and devastation caused by a massive earthquake in Mexico.   In a message of condol...

US pledges $32 million for Rohingya refugees

-- September 20, 2017 19:36:01

The United States will provide nearly $32 million for humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims displaced by sectarian violence in Myanmar, reports bdnews24.com.   The money aid would addres...

PM stresses on women empowerment to achieve SDGs

-- September 20, 2017 19:05:33

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed on ensuring education, training, right tools and access to equal opportunities for women to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   "Women empowerm...

OIC urges UNSC to take immediate action on Rohingya crisis

-- September 20, 2017 18:30:11

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation called upon the United Nations Security Council to take “immediate action” on Myanmar to stop the Rohingya crisis.   The ogranisation also ur...

Mirpur militant den: House owner on three-day remand

-- September 20, 2017 17:50:07

A court granted three-day remand to interrogate owner of the suspected militant den at Mirpur area of Dhaka in an explosive case. Dhaka third Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Lutfur Rahman Sis...

Court issues arrest warrant against Imran H Sarker

-- September 20, 2017 17:25:23

A court issued warrant for the arrest of Ganajagaran Manch spokesperson Imran H Sarker and cultural activist Sanatan Ullash in a defamation case filed for 'their derogatory remarks about Prime Ministe...

PM asks AL leaders to remain alert about behaviour

-- September 20, 2017 16:42:28

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked Awami League leaders and activists to remain alert about their behaviour.   "You will have to remain alert regarding your behaviour and attitude, you will hav...

Six die in Munshiganj textile mill fire

-- September 20, 2017 14:36:54

Six workers, including a woman has died after a fire erupted at a textile factory in Munshiganj. The incident was reported Wednesday morning from the factory of Ideal Textile Mill in Charmuktarpur are...