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GDP target achievable but its investment ratio must increase: FICCI

Dhaka, June 14 -- Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (FICCI) on Friday said the GDP growth target of 8.2 percent is achievable provided that GDP-investment ratio increase to the exp... Read More


Woman strangulated to death in Natore

Natore, June 14 -- A woman was strangulated to death at her house by some miscreants at Bashila village in Naldanga upazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as Amena Bibi, wife of late Abdur... Read More


President Hamid leaves for Tajikistan

Dhaka, June 13 -- President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for Tajikistan on a seven-day official visit on Thursday. He will attend the 5th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measure... Read More


2 get life imprisonment for stealing two infants

Dhaka, June 12 -- A tribunal here on Tuesday sentenced two people to life imprisonment for trafficking two infants after stealing them from Dhaka Medical College Hospital in 2006. The convicts are Jh... Read More


Victim, mother 'abducted to conceal rape' in Bhola

Bhola, June 11 -- A suspected rapist reportedly kidnapped a rape victim and her mother in remote Char Mojammel on Sunday to conceal his crime. A case was filed over the abduction on Tuesday. Police h... Read More


Release Khaleda before eid: BNP

Dhaka, June 1 -- BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday demanded the release of their chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail before the Eid-ul-Fitr on humanitarian ground. "The Prime Mi... Read More


Man to die for killing jewellery shop owner in N'ganj

Narayanganj, May 29 -- A court here on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for killing the owner of a jewellery shop at Kalir Bazar in the city last year. The convict is Pintu Debnath, 41. The shop's ... Read More


54 Rohingyas held in Chattogram

Chattogram, May 24 -- Police in a drive arrested 54 Rohingya people from Kazir Deuri area in the city early Friday. Being tipped off that some Rohingya people were roaming in the city, a team of poli... Read More


29 held over pry teacher recruitment test 'question paper leak'

Satkhira, May 24 -- Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested 29 members of a gang from Kalaroa upazila headquarters on Friday morning for their suspected involvement in leaking question paper ... Read More


KL working to ensure welfare of BD workers: Anwar Ibrahim

Dhaka, May 18 -- Highly praising Bangladeshi workers as hard-working ones, President of Malaysian ruling People's Justice Party Anwar Ibrahim has said their government is working to ensure their wages... Read More