Rail services resume hours after collision between bus, train in Dhaka's Malibagh

Dhaka, March 22 -- Railway services have resumed after the tracks were cleared in Dhaka's Malibagh in the wake of a collision between a Kamalapur-bound train and a bus at a level crossing. As the bus... Read More

Bangladesh cuts Hajj expenses, extends registration deadline for fifth time

Dhaka, March 22 -- The government has cut the cost of the Hajj package by Tk 11,725 and extended the registration deadline to Mar 27 in a bid to fulfil the quota for the annual pilgrimage to Makkah. ... Read More

Bangladesh, Bhutan sign MoU on transit to strengthen trade ties

Dhaka, March 22 -- Bangladesh and Bhutan have signed a memorandum of understanding on transit, aiming to strengthen trade ties. As part of the MoU, Bhutan can pay a fee and use land, water and aviati... Read More

Biman's email server hacked for five days, probe opens

Dhaka, March 22 -- Biman Bangladesh has been unable to retrieve its email server, which was hacked five days ago through the use of ransomware, a type of malware that can take over the control of a co... Read More

'PM has as much power as necessary': State minister laments US rights report on Bangladesh

Dhaka, March 21 -- State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has expressed disappointment over the observations made about the 'concentrated power' of the prime minister in a US government repo... Read More

Man dies as truck cylinder explodes at CNG filling station

Dhaka, March 21 -- A man has died and another has been injured after a truck's gas cylinder exploded while it was refuelling at a CNG station in Dhaka's Mugda. The incident occurred at 5 am on Tuesda... Read More

Murder suspect Arav Khan hasn't been arrested in Dubai: state minister

Dhaka, March 21 -- Rabiul Islam alias Arav Khan, a fugitive suspect in the 2018 murder of a policeman, has not been arrested in Dubai yet, according to State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam... Read More

BNP expels Shawkat Mahmud for 'breach of party discipline'

Dhaka, March 21 -- BNP Vice Chairman Shawkat Mahmud has been expelled from the party for allegedly acting in breach of organisational discipline. Mahmud has been stripped of all his posts in the BNP,... Read More

ACC says it will scrutinise wealth of candidates in next election

Dhaka, March 21 -- Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Mohammad Mohiuddin Abdullah says the anti-graft watchdog will keep an eye on the affidavits to be submitted by the candidates for the next genera... Read More

Bangladeshi women experience more post-COVID complications than men: study

Dhaka, March 21 -- A new study in Bangladesh has found that women who were hospitalised with severe cases of the novel coronavirus are experiencing more post-COVID complications than men. The finding... Read More