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Indo-Bangla ties now all-time best: Prabhu

Indian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said Bangladesh-India relations were at their all-time best today and his country continues to attach the highest importance

Greater unity process met at B Chy's residence

Staff Reporter :The leaders of greater unity process and Jukto Front met in a special meeting at the residence of Jukto Front President Professor AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury in city's Baridhara

Police power must not be abused for oppression of their own people

Rights activists at a dialogue have said that the government is using law enforcement agencies to frighten people and curb their rights, and also expressed concern over the disappearances

Digital Security Act to silence critics: HRW

HRW News, (New York)  :The Digital Security Act passed by the Bangladeshi parliament last week, despite vehement opposition from the country's journalists, strikes a blow to freedom of speech in

Zia Trust case Khaleda granted bail till today for hearing

Court Correspondent :The Special Judge Court-5 of Dhaka yesterday  extended the bail of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case until today  (Wednesday) for hearing.Judge

AL, BNP call rally same day in city

Staff Reporter :A tension has been created as the ruling Awami League led 14-party alliance and the BNP have announced rallies the same day in the capital on Saturday. The

Lawyers forming greater alliance

Staff Reporter :Strengthening the Dr Kamal Hossain led political alliance, lawyers held a meeting on the Supreme Court premises on Tuesday to make a greater alliance. They planned about a

Parts of stillborn baby removed thru caesarean

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :Some portions of a stillborn baby have been taken out of a pregnant mother through so-called caesarean process at Debidwar Health Complex in Cumilla district recently.Two

Hearing on plea against Shahidul's divn in jail Oct 1

Staff Reporter :The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed October 1 for hearing a leave to appeal petition filed by the government challenging a High Court (HC) order that asked the

BNP asked to pick either Jamaat or Badruddoza's Bikalpadhara for alliance

BNP asked to pick either Jamaat or Badruddoza's Bikalpadhara for alliance

As it moves to align with the BNP, Bikalpadhara Bangladesh has told Khaleda Zia's party that it can forget about a coalition if the Jamaat-e-Islami were to be in it.Bikalpadhara

Now, CU teacher Maidul suspended

UNB, Chattogram :Chittagong University (CU) authorities on Tuesday suspended Assistant Professor of Sociology department Maidul Islam, who was sent to jail in a case filed over making 'derogatory remarks' on

Afghans stun India Hit fighting 252/8

Afghans stun India Hit fighting 252/8

Sports Reporter :Afghan cricketers stunned Indians as they scored a fighting total of 252 for the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated 50 overs against India in their super

7 more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :At least seven more persons were killed and several others injured in separate road crashes across the country on Tuesday.In Chattogram, around five people, including an auto-rickshaw puller,

US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned atrocities

US accuses Myanmar military of 'planned atrocities

WASHINGTON (Reuters)  :A U.S. government investigation has found that Myanmar's military waged a "well-planned and coordinated" campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation's

Govt corruption in high places is always syndicated

Transparency International Bangladesh in a survey report revealed that syndicates of corrupt government employees and transport union leaders have been shoddily hampering the export and import businesses at the

Dhaka-Delhi trade deficit balloons

Kazi Zahidul Hasan  :Bangladesh's trade deficit with India marked an incremental rise year-on-year even if both the countries are enjoying excellent bilateral trade and economic relations. Business leaders attributed the

A covered van overturned due to reckless driving near Kuril Flyover on Monday injuring the driver and his helper.

A covered van overturned due to reckless driving near Kuril Flyover on Monday injuring the driver and his helper.

Alliance with corrupts to fight corruption: PM

UNB, New York :Mentioning that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman are convicted in graft cases, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Jukto Front leaders Dr

FFs' children demand not to scrap quota for them

DU Correspondent :The freedom fighters' (FFs) children have demanded of the government not to scrap quota for them in class-I and class-II jobs in public services.They came up with the

UN has no right to interfere in Myanmar's internal matters

UN has no right to interfere in Myanmar's internal matters

AFP :Myanmar's powerful army chief says the United Nations has no right to interfere in his country's sovereignty, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals

ACC chief embarassed over questioning on ex-CJ SK Sinha

Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Iqbal Mahmood says he is embarrassed to answer questions from the media regarding allegations of corruption against former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.Sinha, who resigned from his

Hilsa production target 5 lakh MT

Hilsa production target 5 lakh MT

Special Correspondent :Hilsa fish production in the country will exceed last year's total quantity of 5 lakh metric tonnes this year, the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock said on Monday.

Female AL leader killed as scarf gets tangled with motorbike wheel

UNB, Sylhet :A female leader of Awami League was killed on Sunday night as her scarf got tangled with the wheel of a motorcycle near Koitak Bridge area in Chatak

Trump at UN, to again confront NKorea's N-threat

AP, Bridgewater :As he begins the sequel to his stormy UN debut, President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat, though its shadow may

RTI Forum concern over Digital Security Act 2018

 Staff Reporter :The Right To Information Forum (RTIF) on Monday expressed concern over the passage of Digital Security Act 2018 by the parliament as some of its provisions have given

Crew of PM`s flight grounded over positive drug test

banglanews24.com :A female crew of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been grounded for hiding her dope test result that came positive before Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's London flight.The crew member is

Due to receeding of the water from Padma, local people started dumping there geo-bag sand in order to prevent the erosion. The photo was taken from Rajshahi zone on Monday.

Due to receeding of the water from Padma, local people started dumping there geo-bag sand in order to prevent the erosion. The photo was taken from Rajshahi zone on Monday.

Ibrahim Solih elected as Maldives President

Ibrahim Solih elected as Maldives President

Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the Maldives' presidential election in a surprise defeat of President Abdulla Yameen.He took 134,616 votes to beat Mr Yameen, who received 96,132, provisional

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift in Guam waters

The Jakarta Post :Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, had one of the loneliest jobs in the world: He was a lamp keeper for a floating fish trap, 125 kilometers out at

Bangladesh win nail-biter against Afghanistan to stay alive in Asia Cup

Bangladesh win nail-biter against Afghanistan to stay alive in Asia Cup

bdnews24.com : Bangladeshhave put another horror show by the vaunted middle-order behind them to edgeout