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BNP pushes for greater political unity

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said the nation will not forgive the political parties if they fail to forge a national unity to restore democracy and

Why they were not arrested before

Security officials said they have detained over 6,700 suspected drug dealers across the country in the government’s ongoing ‘zero tolerance’ crackdown on drugs.The aggressive anti-narcotic campaign has also taken lives

Shootout toll now 93

Shootout toll now 93

Staff Reporter  :Eleven more alleged drug peddlers, including a municipal councillor, were killed in "gunfights" in 11 districts early Sunday amid anti-narcotic drives of law enforcers across the country.A total

Why hiking power tariff hike should not be declared illegal: HC

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Sunday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks as to why the order, on November 23 last year,

The man who became rich overnight

The man who became rich overnight

Our  Correspondent  :A councilor of Teknaf Municipality was killed in a reported shootout with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), during an anti-narcotics drive in Noakhaliapara area besides Cox's

HC orders on 3 bail prayers today Khaleda faces 36 cases now

HC orders on 3 bail prayers today Khaleda faces 36 cases now

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Sunday fixed Monday (today) for passing order on three petitions filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking bail in three separate cases.The HC

Amnesty-India slams Delhi for reluctance to give shelter to Rohingyas

Staff Reporter :Amnesty International India has appreciated Dhaka for giving shelter to nearly a million Rohingya people from Myanmar, but criticised New Delhi for reluctance to take in 40,000 Rohingya

147 held in Hazaribagh, Karwan Bazar

Staff Reporter :At least 147 people were detained on Sunday during anti-narcotics drive at Hazaribagh and Karwan Bazar in Dhaka city, law enforcers claimed.Karwan Bazar Railway Slum was raided around

War on drugs until situation comes under control: Minister

Staff Reporter :Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said the crackdown against drug dealers will continue until the situation comes under control."There is no set time frame. Even nothing has

Hasina goes to India to cling to power: BNP

Staff Reporter :The BNP on Sunday said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina went to India to negotiate for clinging to power.He said there is friendship between people of two countries

26 Syria regime, 9 Russia fighters killed in IS attack: Monitor

AFP :At least 26 Syrian regime forces and nine Russian fighters were killed in an Islamic State group attack earlier this week in Syria's eastern desert, a monitor said Sunday.The

2 BD peacekeepers in Africa killed in road crash

Staff Reporter :Two soldiers of Bangladesh Army working in the UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic died in a road crash on Saturday evening.The deceased have been identified as

Monsoon may wash out the city of tents Rohingya brace for disasters

Monsoon may wash out the city of tents Rohingya brace for disasters

AFP, Refugee camps :Marooned on a dusty slope in the world's largest refugee camp, Osiur Rahman looked to the hill where a Rohingya girl was buried in a landslide just

Shooting spree on

Staff Reporter :Ten more suspected drug peddlers were killed in separate incidents of gunfights with the members of police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) early Saturday as the anti-narcotics crackdown

Spending priority fixed on 6 sectors

Special Correspondent :The government has fixed spending priorities in six key sectors in the next national budget (2018-19) with a view to attaining a higher economic growth.Officials related to budget

Hasina receives DLitt degree at Kazi Nazrul University

UNB, Asansol :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaon Saturdayreceived 'Doctor of Literature (DLitt)' degree from Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol in PaschimBardhaman district here.The university authorities conferred the honorary DLitt degree upon her

RAB raid in city

RAB raid in city

Staff Reporter :Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members detained more than 100 people during an anti-narcotics drive at Geneva camp in Dhaka's Mohammadpur area Saturday.Several teams of RAB conducted a raid

128 held in 4 districts

Law enforcers arrested a total of 128 people during the ongoing anti-narcotics drives in Rajshahi, Bagerhat, Jhalokati and Sherpur districts in last 24 hours till 4 pm Saturday.In Rajshahi, police

Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting as Trump revives hopes of summit with North

Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting as Trump revives hopes of summit with North

SEOUL/WASHINGTON Reuters :South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday to ensure the upcoming high-stakes summit between Kim and U.S.

Higher transport cost pushes rice price up

Anisul Islam Noor :The rice traders have claimed that additional transport cost due setting up of weight limit station in different highways is pushing the rice prices up in

Help BD entrepreneurs to invest in India, Hasina to Modi govt

UNB, Kolkata :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday urged the Indian government to help Bangladeshi entrepreneurs invest in India, particularly in joint ventures, for a win-win situation for both

BD Bhavan to inspire shared resolve against terrorism: Modi

BD Bhavan to inspire shared resolve against terrorism: Modi

UNB, Shantiniketan :Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the shared resolve of Bangladesh and India against cruelty and terrorism will continue to inspire the future generations through

11 more killed : Anti-drug shootout on: 70 killed since May 12

Staff Reporter :Eleven people were killed in gunfight with either police or Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in the capital and eight other districts on Friday since the anti-drug drive

Govt unwilling to nab drug lord Badi

Staff Reporter :Ruling Awami League MP from Cox's Bazar-4 (Ukhia, Teknaf) Abdur Rahman Badi has been listed as one of the most influential patrons of drug trade in reports

Rice transport price hike

Anisul Islam Noor :The rice traders have claimed that additional transport cost due setting up of weight limit station in different highways is pushing the rice prices up in

Beef price soars ignoring DSCC's fixed rate

Staff Reporter :Meat sellers have increased the price of beef ignoring Dhaka South City Corporation's (DSCC's) fixed rate."We learned that the DSCC authorities have fixed beef price at Tk

AL set to replicate Khulna model in Gazipur

Noman Mosharef :Buoyed by victory in Khuln City Corporation election, Awami League (AL) is at work to repeat the KCC election model to win the Gazipur city election scheduled

Half of college seats to remain vacant

M M Jasim :Almost half of the seats in the Higher Secondary educational institutions in the country will remain vacant this year.A total of 15,74,104 students passed the Secondary

North Korea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

North Korea still open to US talks despite Trump summit cancellation

AFP :North Korea said Friday it was still willing to talk to the United States after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit between the two countries, a decision

US NDAA includes sanctions on Myanmar officials responsible

UNB, Dhaka :The US House of Representatives has passed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defence Authorisation Act that includes sanctions on Myanmar officials responsible for ethnic cleansing."The NDAA also