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10,699 MW power generation Sunday

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh generated 10,699MW of electricity around 9:00pm on Sunday, according to Power Development Board."Power generation has been increasing for the last few days," said PDB spokesman Md

UK parliament praises BD's growth, role of NGOs on Rohingya

UNB, Dhaka :The relatively open civic space has played a major role in Bangladesh's successful economic growth and development, the UK parliament has said.In a recent report on the

REHAB for Tk 20,000cr refinancing fund

UNB, Dhaka :The Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) wants the government to form a Tk 20,000 crore housing loan refinancing fund to help lower- and middle-income

Submission of probe report now on July 3

Court Correspondent :The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka yesterday deferred the submission of investigation report in the Faisal Arefin Dipon murder case to July 3.Sunday (yesterday) was

61 dope party men held in city

61 dope party men held in city

BSS, Dhaka :Detective police in separate raids arrested 61 ogyan party (dope gang)men from different parts of the capital with seductive tablets, injections and poisonous balm used in making

Dilly-dallying  to build a bridge over the years Matuail Canal around Biswa Road in the city is forcing people to use a narrow bamboo made crossing road to move out of the area. Why the City Corporation is not paying heed to peoples long standing suffering is a big question. This photo was taken on Sunday.

Dilly-dallying to build a bridge over the years Matuail Canal around Biswa Road in the city is forcing people to use a narrow bamboo made crossing road to move out of the area. Why the City Corporation is not paying heed to peoples long standing suffering is a big question. This photo was taken on Sunday.


Pro-AL faction lay siege to JU admin building

UNB, Savar :A faction of pro-Awami League teachers group of Jahangirnagar University laid siege to the administrative building on Sunday demanding immediate syndicate meeting of the university.A group of

HAAB for Airfare reduction

Staff Reporter :Leaders of Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB), have demanded reduction of Air fare for the private management pilgrims this year.Shahdat Hossain Taslim, Secretary General of HAAB,

US-N Korea summit back on for June 12

Al Jazeera News  :North Korean leader Kim Jong-un believes a face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump in Singapore next month could "put an end to the history of

Thai Princess Sirindhorn due today

Thai Princess Sirindhorn due today

UNB, Dhaka :Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn arrives here today (Monday) on a four-day royal visit at the invitation of Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali.The Princess will lead an

Bank official found slaughtered

UNB, Chattogram :A bank official was found dead at his residence at Saltgola in the city on Sunday.Police recovered the throat-slit body of Sajal Nandi, 27, a cashier of

Dreamers shine up despite poverty

UNB, Kurigram :Rising above all hurdles with poverty being the striking one, five students hailing from the frontier district shone in this year's Secondary School Certificate examination.Born and brought

70 held during pry assist teacher entry test

UNB, Dhaka :Police arrested a total of 70 people including a college principal for adopting unfair means including supplying of answer scripts, using electronic devices and leaking question paper

Rape case can be filed with any police station: HC

UNB, Dhaka :Observing that a case over rape, sexual harassment or any other such incidents can be filed with any police station, no matter whether the incident takes place

81pc BD workers forced to migrate to Italy from Libya

UNB, Dhaka :About 81 percent Bangladeshi workers have been forced to migrate to Italy from Libya during 2013-17 period, according to a new study.It reveals that about 79.3 percent

BD ahead of India, Pakistan in health care access

UNB, Dhaka :A new study has ranked Bangladesh 133rd among 195 countries keeping ahead of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Afghanistan in providing access to quality healthcare to citizens.Bangladesh, however,

Rotten chicken with the Biryani!

Rotten chicken with the Biryani!

Staff Reporter :'Premium Sweets' is allegedly selling rotten chicken with Biryani from its Gulshan Circle-2 outlet. A woman customer, who bought two packets of Chicken Biryani from the outlet

Hospitals to be punished for unnecessary caesarean

Staff Repoter :State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malek on Sunday said that hospitals must be punished if found conducting unnecessary caesarean operation in child birth. "If any

Allah forgives

Allah forgives

Abdul Muqit Chowdhury :Hazrat Muhammad (Sm) said, "That person is wise, who is conscious about his 'being' and knows it; and who always tries to gain the salvation for

Hasina, Mamata hold meeting

ANI | Kolkata  :Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday evening arrived here at the Taj Bengal Hotel" Taj Bengal Hotel for

Throat-silt body of 'top-terror' found

UNB, Joypurhat :Police recovered the throat-silt body of a 'top terror' from a paddy field at Teghorbisha village in Sadar upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as

15000 women become self-reliant weaving tupi

UNB, Naogaon :Sitting together on a mat, the casual conversation among groups of women in a mango orchard is going on amid sewing and weaving white pieces of cloth

Public transports go haywire in city

UNB, Dhaka :Commuters in Dhaka city have been facing extreme sufferings as about 96 percent of the bus-minibus plying in the city streets keeping their doors shut in the

 Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire

Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire

Reuters, Gaza Border :Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several

Palestinians risk losing Jerusalem ID over Israel loyalty law

Al jazeera News  :Ramallah, occupied West Bank - "Exile is like death," Ahmad Attoun, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), told Al Jazeera. "I can't explain my

Domestic airlines to operate addl flights to meet Eid rush

UNB, Dhaka :Amid the growing demand ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, domestic airlines have decided to operate additional flights on different routes to serve more homebound passengers, officials said.Unusual tailbacks on

Concerns over sexual abuse of girls on social media

UNB, Dhaka :While roaming around the blue and white world of Facebook, many forget the basic idea of using the social platform in a healthy way as many use

ARSA contradicts AI report on Hindu massacre

UNB, Dhaka :Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on Friday categorically denied what it says "unjustifiable and careless serious criminal accusations" made by Amnesty International.In a statement it said it

3 more killed in lightning

UNB, Thakurgaon :At least three people were killed and five others injured after being stuck by thunderbolts at in Haripur and Pirganj upazilas on Friday.The deceased were identified as

N Korea summit could still happen: Trump

AFP  :One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with Kim Jong Un could go