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1.07m BD children engaged in hazardous work: Survey

Dhaka, March 14 -- Bangladesh's 1.07 million children are engaged in hazardous work, a government survey said. Out of 3.54 million working children in the country, 1.78 million are child labourers, w... Read More


DU law department students protest attack on fellows

Dhaka, March 14 -- Students of the Department of Law at Dhaka University (DU) have protested against an attack by Chhatra League leaders and activists on fellows from the department. They voiced thei... Read More


All crew aboard hijacked ship are in good health: Foreign Ministry

Dhaka, March 14 -- All 23 Bangladesh crew aboard the hijacked Bangladeshi ship MV Abdullah, anchored near the Somali coast on Thursday morning, are in good health, Foreign Ministry's Maritime Affairs ... Read More


UN and partners seek $852.4m to support Rohingya refugees for 2024

Dhaka, March 14 -- UN and partners seek $852.4m to support Rohingya refugees for 2024 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, with other humanitarian partners, called on the international community to redouble... Read More


Bangladesh Railway to sell Eid tickets online from March 24

Dhaka, March 13 -- Bangladesh Railway (BR) will start selling tickets online for Eid passengers on March 24 for trains scheduled for April 3 and will continue until March 30 to provide service to 33,5... Read More


Govt takes legal actions against 458 brick kilns to prevent air pollution

Dhaka, March 12 -- Legal action has been taken against 458 illegal brick kilns as part of the implementation of the Environment Ministry's 100 working days special action plan. Of these, 209 brick ki... Read More


Seminar calls for transparent, inclusive response to Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, March 11 -- Speakers on Sunday at a seminar urged for a transparent, inclusive response to the ongoing Rohingya crisis for a better solution. The seminar titled "Rohingya Response: Strategies ... Read More


School closure in Ramadan: SC to decide Tuesday

Dhaka, March 11 -- The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday upheld a High Court order that on Sunday stayed a decision of the government to keep the primary and secondary schools ope... Read More


Next budget will be encouraging for private sector: Finance Minister

Dhaka, March 10 -- Finance Minister Abul Hasan Mahmood Ali on Sunday said that the upcoming budget will be encouraging for the private sector and hoped that the economic growth momentum will be contin... Read More


DSE starts probe to find why key index fell 98pc

Dhaka, March 10 -- The premier bourse of the country has started an investigation to find out why DSE index came down by 98 per cent on Sunday. In Bangladesh, stock prices are limited to a maximum da... Read More