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India-Bangladesh rail links closed after 1965 war with Pakistan will reopen: Hasina

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- She revealed the plan after inaugurating first intercity trains on Dhaka-Kurigram-Dhaka and replacement of Rangpur Express and Lalmonirhat Express rack railways via a video call from... Read More


Create traffic awareness among schoolchildren, says PM Hasina

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- The call was made while inaugurating some development projects through a videoconference from her official residence Ganabhaban on Wednesday. "Children should be made aware of traff... Read More


India-Bangladesh coastal surveillance radars won't strain China ties: FM

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- "There will be no impact in the relations with China," he said at his office on Tuesday as the deal is being seen as India's effort to keep eyes on Chinese activities in the Bay of B... Read More


Diplomats in Bangladesh go beyond their norms, says FM on Abrar murder comments

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- "They go beyond their norms," he said when asked at his office on Tuesday. The body of Abrar, a second-year student of electrical and electronic engineering of BUET, was found on th... Read More


Bangladesh hands Myanmar new list of 50,000 Rohingya refugees

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen disclosed the development to reporters at his office on Tuesday. With the new list, Bangladesh has so far handed over names of over 100,000 Rohingya ... Read More


Govt approves two more metro rail projects worth Tk 938bn

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Under the projects, two mass rapid transit lines spanning across the Airport-Kamalapur station, Natun Bazar-Purbachal Depot and the Hemayetpur-Vatara route, will be established. The... Read More


Lack of evidence delays charges over BASIC Bank scam, says ACC

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- "It is delaying the submission of formal charges in 56 cases over the loan scam," said ACC Secretary Muhammad Dilwar Bakht on Tuesday, a day after lawmaker and Supreme Court lawyer S... Read More


Over 49,000 pass medical college entry test

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Over 49,000 students cleared the test for about 10,500 seats in the MBBS course in these colleges. Director General of Health Services Prof Abul Kalam Azad announced the results on ... Read More


Police arrest Abrar murder suspect Sadat in Dinajpur

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- Sadat, a student of 17th batch of BUET's mechanical engineering department, was caught in Birampur's Katla Bazar area in the wee hours of Tuesday, said DMP's Deputy Commissioner Masu... Read More


Report: Every fourth patient of brain stroke is under 40

New Delhi, Oct. 15 -- Every fourth patient of brain stroke is under 40 years of age. This information was given by Dr. Padma M. Srivastava, head of AIIMS Department of Neurology. She was addressing a ... Read More