12th national parliament to sit for second session on May 2

Dhaka, April 15 -- The second session of the 12th national parliament is scheduled for May 2. President Mohammed Shahabuddin called the session at 5pm that day as per his constitutional authority, ac... Read More

State minister questions authenticity of MV Abdullah ransom video

Dhaka, April 15 -- State Minister of Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury has questioned the authenticity of a video showing an aircraft dropping three bags of money that is circulating on social media an... Read More

A cheerful return to work at the Secretariat after Eid, new year holidays

Dhaka, April 15 -- Government workers have returned to their offices at the Secretariat - the heart of the administration - after five days off for the Eid and Bangla New Year holidays. The work day ... Read More

bdnews24.com rings in Bangla New Year 1431 with lively hangout, festive food

Dhaka, April 14 -- Leaders from politics, diplomacy, culture, literature and business joined bdnews24.com's Bangla New Year 1431 celebrations in Dhaka on the Bangladesh's festival of life - Pahela Bai... Read More

'Love you and missing you, Bangladesh': MV Abdullah's captain Atik Ullah Khan

Dhaka, April 14 -- Holding a green and red flag, MV Abdullah Chief Officer Atik Ullah Khan has sent a message of love to Bangladesh after he and his crew were freed from captivity. The 23 sailors on ... Read More

Pahela Baishakh likely to sizzle in heatwave

Dhaka, April 13 -- A heatwave sweeping over most parts of Bangladesh is likely to continue on Bangla New Year's Day on Sunday. Despite the heatwave, people across the country are preparing to ring in... Read More

Govt reminds rice millers of new rules on price, variety on sacks

Dhaka, April 13 -- The government has reminded rice millers of new rules that require them to prominently display their name, location, production date, price, and variety on all rice sacks prior to d... Read More

'Death called them to the Padma River': Family distraught after three drown in Munshiganj

Dhaka, April 13 -- All three of them tried their best to stay above the water. But, as their loved ones looked on, they sank into the deep waters of the Padma. Kazi Harisul Islam was the uncle of Ria... Read More

Reckless launch operation behind deadly Sadarghat accident: probe committee chief

Dhaka, April 13 -- The deaths of five people after being hit by a snapped mooring rope were caused by launch operators' reckless attempt to secure a berth in the pontoon of Sadarghat terminal in Dhaka... Read More

Police detain five for quizzing over deadly accident at Sadarghat launch terminal

Dhaka, April 11 -- Police have detained five people for questioning in connection with an accident that left five people dead at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka. The detainees are from Tasrif-4 an... Read More