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Myanmar`s neighbours eager to see progress in Rakhine

Five of Myanmar's neighbors including Bangladesh are eager to see the progress made so far on the ground in the Rakhine Sate as Myanmar and Bangladesh are now at final

Rohingya return delayed

Staff Reporter :The repatriation of Rohingya Muslims scheduled to begin from today will not commence as the process is not completed - a 'lot of preparation' remains undone, sources in

JS passes Hasina Nat'l Youth Dev Institute Bill

UNB, Dhaka :A bill, titled'The Sheikh Hasina National Youth Development Institute Bill, 2018', aimed at institutionalising the existing Sheikh Hasina National Youth Centre through bringing it under a legal framework.State

Edn Ministry officials held based on info: Asad Action to be taken if found guilty: Nahid

Staff Reporter :Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Monday said that the officials of the Education Ministry were arrested based on specific information.   "The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police

Government services closed as working week begins

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be unable to report for work on Monday, as the US Senate struggles to end a government shutdown.Some will not be paid until

 Flights delayed, ferries stuck

Flights delayed, ferries stuck

Anisul Islam Noor :Dense fog disrupted flight operations at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka and ferry service on the Paturia-Daulatdia river route on Monday.A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

US embassy to move to Jerusalem by end of 2019 - Pence

The US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of 2019, Vice-President Mike Pence has said. The date is earlier than some had expected when President

Businessmen block road to  resist building illegal market

Businessmen block road to resist building illegal market

Staff Reporter :The New Market businessmen blocked Mirpur roads for about five hours against the Dhaka North City Corporation's move to build the second floor of the market on Monday.

DU student's body found in Shitalakhya, 3 held

Staff Reporter :The body of a student of Dhaka University (DU) was found in the Shitalakhya River in Narayanganj district on Monday morning.The deceased, Parvez Ahmed, was a second year

3 Bangladeshis among 9 killed in Saudi road crash

Nine workers, including three Bangladeshis, were killed and six others injured in a road accident in Al-Baha province in Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening, reports the Saudi Gazette.   The Bangladeshi

4 Ijtema devotees killed in Sylhet road crash

UNB, Sylhet :Four people, including a union parishad member, were killed and 10 others injured as a bus carrying Biswa Ijtema devotees collided head-on with a truck on Dhaka- Sylhet

2 killed in Netrakona road crash

UNB, Netrakona :Two people were killed and another was injured in a road accident at Azampur on Kendua-Kishorganj road in Kendua upazila on Monday morning.The deceased were identified as Anju

Another Rohingya man stabbed dead in Cox's Bazar

UNB, Cox's Bazar :Another Rohingya man was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Balukhali Rohingya camp in Ukhia upazila early Monday.  The deceased was identified as Yousuf Ali, 50,

'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' in Rangpur

UNB, Rangpur :A suspected robber was killed in a 'gunfight' with police at Dharmadas in the city early Monday.The deceased was identified as, Rajab Ali, 35, a member of an

Teenage girl, youth found dead in Sylhet hotel

Staff Reporter  :The bodies of a teenage girl and a youth were recovered from a hotel in Sylhet.  Police recovered the bodies at around 9pm. Their identity and cause of

Writ should have been unnecessary for appointment of CJ

Gulam Rabbani :The High Court (HC) on Sunday rescheduled hearing on January 28 on the writ petition challenging the legality of keeping vacant the post of Chief Justice for the

Illegal meat import poses threat to local cattle farming

Staff Reporter :Dhaka Metropolitan Meat Traders Association on Sunday expressed grave concern over informal import of meat from India by way of smuggling or to say under individual initiative, the

Govt, univ authority apathy to hold DUCSU polls

Rayhanul Islam :The High Court order on the Dhaka University on January 17 to hold DUCSU election within six months raised fresh question whether it will be finally held within

Diplomats for safe return of Rohingyas

Diplomats for safe return of Rohingyas

Diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Sunday laid emphasis on "safe, voluntary and dignified" return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar to make their return sustainable.They also laid emphasis on creating

Alert on imported fish

Special Correspondent :Safe Food Authority has requested the authorities concerned to conduct laboratory tests of imported fish to ensure poison-free foods for the people.It came up with the call after

Teachers work abstention paralyses edn sector

M M Jasim :The three-day long work abstention of MPO-listed teachers has paralysed the regular classes, examinations, and office work at all secondary and higher secondary educational institutions across the

`2 robbers` killed in `gunfight`

UNB, Brahmanbaria :Two suspected robbers were killed and six policemen were injured in an alleged gunfight between bandits and police at Shahbazpur in Sarail upazila on early Sunday.The deceased were

Govt, univ authority apathy to hold DUCSU polls

Rayhanul Islam :The High Court order on the Dhaka University on January 17 to hold DUCSU election within six months raised fresh question whether it will be finally held within

2 women found dead

UNB, Keraniganj :Police recovered the bodies of two women from Mohonpur and Amirabagh areas in Keraniganj upazila on Saturday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Asma, 32, a resident of

MP's son commits suicide in city

MP's son commits suicide in city

Staff Reporter :Anik Aziz, son of MP Mustafa Lutfulla of Satkhira constituency-1, reportedly committed suicide hanging from a ceiling fan at NAM Bhaban in the city's Manik Miah Avenue on

Missing PO of minister among three shown  arrested

Missing PO of minister among three shown arrested

Staff Reporter  :Following the  mass criticism over 'missing' three persons in a short time, hours after the missing of Education Minister's Personal Officer (PO) and two other 'missing' men were

Man beaten to death by neighbour

UNB, Keraniganj :An elderly man was beaten to death by a neighbour over previous enmity at Muksudpur in Dohar upazila on Saturday evening. Quoting locals, police said M Mizanur Rahman

Pro-AL panel sweeps DU registered graduate polls

DU Correspondent :Ruling Awami League backed panel Gonotantrik Oikya Parishad has swept the registered graduate representatives' election for the Dhaka University senate.The Oikya Parishad bagged 24 seats while Bangladesh Nationalist

7th grader hacked to death in Khulna

UNB, Khulna :A student of class VII of Khulna Public College was hacked to death by a group of miscreants at college compound in the city on Saturday night. The

Unidentified bullet-hit body found

UNB, Satkhira :Police recovered the bullet-hit body of an unidentified young man at Kolaroa upazila here on Sunday morning.Biplob Kumar Nath, OC of Kolaroa Police Station, said that locals noticed