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Dhaka city polls in last week of Jan, says EC secretary

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- "As I said earlier, the elections for the Dhaka North and South city corporations will be held in the last week of January. The date is not yet decided," EC's Senior Secretary Md Ala... Read More


Ilias Kanchan rubbishes Shajahan Khan's claim of making fortune from foreign donations

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- "Subscriptions from members are the main source of earning. My organisation does not receive any donations from abroad," said the film star and Nirapad Sarak Chai Andolan [We Want Sa... Read More


Editors Guild's executive committee holds meeting

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- The Guild's ninth meeting was organised at the bdnews24.com offices in Dhaka at 3:30pm on Wednesday. The meeting discussed the association's first anniversary and different other is... Read More


Three motorcycles set on fire in Supreme Court area

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Around 4:30pm on Wednesday, one bike was set on fire in the southeast corner of Eidgah, one in front of the Eidgah main gate and one in front of the Bar Council, according to eyewitn... Read More


Onion price hike drives inflation in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Dec. 10 -- In October this year, inflation was 5.47 percent.Food inflation contributed most in pushing the overall rate. It rose to 6.41 percent in November from 5.29 percent in the same month ... Read More


Bangladesh's economic growth hits record 8.15% in FY19

Dhaka, Dec. 10 -- The pace of economic growth was 8.15 percent in fiscal 2018-19, said Planning Minister MA Mannan at a media briefing in Dhaka on Tuesday, citing final data. The provisional data put... Read More


Bangladesh Army chief Gen Aziz travels to Myanmar on four-day visit

Dhaka, Dec. 8 -- He reached Myanmar on Sunday morning, the military's media wing Inter Services Public Relations Directorate or ISPR said in a statement. He will meet Vice-Senior General Soe Win, the... Read More


Bangladesh Secretariat area to go 'no horn zone' from Dec 17

Dhaka, Dec. 8 -- Zero Point, Paltan intersection and Secretariat Link Road will come under the restriction. An inter-ministerial meeting at the Secretariat on Sunday decided to put up billboards and ... Read More


Death of Rumpa: Police get 4 days to grill 'friend'

Dhaka, Dec. 8 -- Dhaka's Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid issued the remand order on Sunday after police produced Saikat in court seeking seven days for questioning in custody. Saikat was arres... Read More


Police to seek remand for 'friend' over death of university student Rumpa

Dhaka, Dec. 8 -- Saikat was apprehended in connection with a murder case on Saturday, three days after Rumpa was found dead on a Dhaka street. He will be produced in a Dhaka court on Sunday, according... Read More