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Chawkbazar fire originated from Wahed Mansion's 1st floor: Probe panel

Dhaka, March 7 -- The devastating Chawkbazar fire that claimed the lives of at least 71 people on February 20 originated from the first floor of Wahed Mansion, says the probe panel formed by the Home ... Read More


Indian PM: Enemies trying to create instability

Islamabad, Feb. 28 -- India's prime minister says his country's enemies are conspiring to create instability through terror attacks. The remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi come amid tensions wit... Read More


Gatco case: Court fixes Feb 27 for charge-framing hearing from defence

Dhaka, Feb. 27 -- A court here on Wednesday fixed March 18 for hearing charge-framing from the defence in the Gatco corruption case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Judge Abu Syed Dilj... Read More


Youth's body recovered in Sylhet

Sylhet, Feb. 23 -- Police here on Saturday recovered the body of a young man from Kotapara area of Gowainghat upazila in the district. The deceased was identified as Sabul Namo, 25, son of Pakhi Namo... Read More


BNP protests attempt to rename Zia Memorial Museum

Chattogram, Feb. 19 -- BNP's city unit on Tuesday announced two-day programmes in protest against an attempt to rename the Liberation War museum named after the party's founder Ziaur Rahman. The prog... Read More


Book fair draws huge crowd on Friday

Dhaka, Feb. 8 -- The latest edition of the Amar Ekushey Book Fair saw its biggest crowd on Friday, the eighth day. The fair opened at 11am and the number of visitors increased with each passing hour.... Read More


BNP to boycott upazila, DNCC polls

Dhaka, Jan. 24 -- BNP has decided not to participate in the upcoming upazila election and the by-polls to the vacant mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC). BNP secretary general Mirza F... Read More


Netherlands to provide around 1mn Euros for potato impact cluster in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan. 17 -- The government of the Netherlands and Dutch businesses have inked an agreement to undertake a "potato impact cluster" project in Bangladesh. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) ... Read More


Fake Facebook pages in Bangabandhu family members' names to face action: AL

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Urging the admins of fake Facebook pages opened in the names of Bangabandhu's family members to immediately announce those as unofficial, ruling Awami League has warned that legal ac... Read More