Farmer dies from electrocution in Gaibandha

Gaibandha, Sept. 6 -- A farmer died from electrocution at Bagchi village in Sadullapur upazila on Friday. The deceased was identified as Mostafizur Rahman, 50, son of Samir Uddin of the village. Sha... Read More

Tokyo happy over decision to name metro rail stations after Japanese friends

Dhaka, Sept. 4 -- Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshiko Abe has said Japan is happy over Bangladesh's decision to name metro rail stations after the names of the Japanese victims of the ... Read More

One-in-three young people victim of online bullying: UN

Dhaka, Sept. 4 -- Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries, including Bangladesh, India and Myanmar, say they have been bullied online while one-in-five report that they have skipped schoo... Read More

No Tk100 note containing PM's portrait printed: BB

Dhaka, Sept. 3 -- Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday said no new Tk 100 note, containing the portrait of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was issued. "No initiative was taken by the Bangladesh Bank to print any... Read More

Trains resume on Bhairab-Mymensingh route

Kishoreganj, Aug. 28 -- Rail communication between Bhairab and Mymensingh was restored after seven hours on Wednesday. The derailment of a freight train wagon in Kishoreganj's Gochihata on Tuesday sn... Read More

New 'Moana' attraction, 'Star Wars' hotel at Disney World

Orlando, Aug. 24 -- Disney officials say they plan to open an attraction based on the animated film "Moana" at Walt Disney World, and they announced the name of a "Star Wars"-themed hotel being planne... Read More

'Sheikh Saadi' to be staged in city

Dhaka, Aug. 23 -- Drama troupe Chandrakala Theatre's new production 'Sheikh Saadi' will be staged in the city at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's Theatre Hall on Thursday. The play, based on the great... Read More

Larvae found in 33 establishments in DSCC, DNCC

Dhaka, Aug. 22 -- Mobile courts of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Thursday fined the owners of 15 houses and business entities after larvae of Aedes mos... Read More

Rawhide export should continue to ensure fair price: GM Quader

Dhaka, Aug. 16 -- Jatiya Party chairman GM Quader on Friday said rawhide export should continue to protect the interests of the poor and orphans. "Those who want to do leather business must do it in ... Read More