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Talks in progress to resolve BGB-BSF 'misunderstanding', says home minister

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The minister made the remarks during an event at the National Press Club on Friday. He said the firing occurred when BSF troops crossed the border following the apprehension of an I... Read More


Canteen staffer stabbed to death inside launch in Sadarghat

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The dead man was identified Md Rubel, 23, who worked in the MV Kirtonkhola-2 vessel which arrived in Dhaka from Barishal early Friday. The incident occurred around 10:45 am while th... Read More


Police arrest four relatives over murder of Dhaka schoolboy Riyad

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The arrestees are Riyad's paternal uncle Joj Mia, his wife Sabina Akhter and their two children Asaduzzaman Shwapon and Tanzia Akhter. They were apprehended in a hotel in Sylhet's J... Read More


Canteen boy stabbed to death inside launch in Sadarghat

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The dead man was identified Md Rubel, 23, who worked in the MV Kirtonkhola-2 vessel which arrived in Dhaka from Barishal early Friday. The incident occurred around 10:45 am while th... Read More


Govt removes Sayeed as ward councillor over casino scam

Dhaka, Oct. 17 -- The local government ministry on Thursday issued a circular on his removal citing his absence as the reason. Elected councillor of Dhaka South City Corporation Ward No. 9, Sayeed is... Read More


Bangladesh's football is promising, says FIFA President Infantino in Dhaka

Dhaka, Oct. 17 -- He sees Bangladesh's football developing in future. The visiting FIFA president's optimism came when he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office in Dhaka o... Read More


Doctors, health researchers to join conference on non-communicable diseases

Dhaka, Oct. 17 -- The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), icddr,b and British Medical Journal (BMJ), who recently formed a tripartite initiative called 'Clinical Research Platform, Ba... Read More


Man killed in motorcycle crash on Mayor Hanif Flyover

Dhaka, Oct. 17 -- The incident occurred around 2:30 am on Thursday, said police, adding that two others riding the same vehicle, including a woman, were injured in the accident. The dead man has been... Read More


Police arrest three 'Neo-JMB operatives' in Dhaka

Dhaka, Oct. 17 -- They were nabbed during a drive in the early hours of Thursday, said Saiful Islam, deputy commissioner of the counter terrorism unit of police. The arrestees were identified as Md A... Read More


Bangladesh reworks Bangla calendar to match national days with West

Dhaka, Oct. 17 -- The change has made Ashwin a 31-day month, which means Kartik will start on Thursday and the season of Hemanta is delayed by a day as the revised calendar went into effect from Wedne... Read More