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Editors Guild gets four new members

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Now the number of members of the organisation stands at 20. The Guild approved the new memberships at a meeting of its executive committee at bdnews24.com offices in Dhaka on Saturd... Read More


Diabetic Association wants announcement on life-long free insulin for Type-1 diabetes in 'Mujib Year'

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Prof AK Azad Khan, speaking at a workshop on Saturday, said he is expecting such an announcement next year when Bangladesh will celebrate 'Mujib Year'. Bangladesh will celebrate the... Read More


Samrat taken back to jail after hospital release

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Samrat was discharged from the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases or NICVD around 12 pm on Saturday and taken back to Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, said jail official ... Read More


Police arrest BUET student with alleged links to Abrar murder in Uttara

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- Moaz Abu Horaira was apprehended in Uttara's sector No. 14 around 11 am on Saturday, said DMP Deputy Commissioner Md Masudur Rahman. Moaz is an electric and electronic engineering (... Read More


Police arrest four 'Ansar al-Islam' militants in Dhaka

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- They were apprehended in the capital's Jatrabari area on Thursday, said Saiful Islam, additional deputy commissioner of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of p... Read More


Bangladesh youths speak about tackling stress on World Mental Health Day

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- The day celebrated on October 10 was themed 'promote mental health and prevent suicide". To reflect the current situation, the BRAC Institute of Educational Development organised th... Read More


RAB seizes Tk 10m FDR savings in Councillor Mizan's home

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- Several cheques of total Tk 67.7 million, signed by Mizan, were also seized in the operation on Friday, the RAB said. The Dhaka North City Corporation ward councillor was arrested i... Read More


DNCC Councillor Mizan nabbed while 'fleeing to India' amid anti-graft crackdown

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- He was nabbed in Sreemangal while trying to flee to India on Thursday night, said Mizanur Rahman, assistant director of RAB Headquarters. The councillor of DNCC's ward No. 32 and th... Read More


Shocked by Abrar's murder, US ambassador calls for a 'full investigation'

Dhaka, Oct. 11 -- "I am shocked and saddened by the killing of BUET student Abrar Fahad. Freedom of expression is a fundamental right in any democracy," he said in a statement posted in Facebook. "We... Read More


Garment workers end hour-long protest on Malibagh road for back pay

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- Traffic on the Shaheed Muktijoddha Faruk Iqbal and Taslim Road was gridlocked from 10 am Thursday after the workers of garment maker 'Air Fashion' descended on the streets, said Traf... Read More