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

BTRC blocks webpage 'uReporter' which records BUET students' torture complaints

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- The university's computer science and engineering department opened the page under the project called "uReporter" on Mar 31, 2017 and it received 166 complaints, mostly about ragging... Read More

Bangladesh will miss GDP growth target by 1 percentage point: World Bank

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- The global lender made the forecast in a report - 'Bangladesh Development Update, October 2019: Tertiary Education and Job Skills' published in Dhaka on Thursday. It hailed growth i... Read More

Bangladesh minister calls for promoting mental health to prevent suicide

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- Considering the impact, she said the government had already introduced the mental health services in the primary healthcare. She was speaking at a seminar on Thursday in Dhaka marki... Read More

Bangladesh, India agree to share real-time info, involve Myanmar to stop drug trafficking

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- The decision was taken at the sixth director general level talks between the narcotics control departments of Bangladesh and India on Thursday in Dhaka. Md Jamal Uddin Chowdhury led... Read More

Three of a family found dead in Kafrul home

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- They were identified as 'Bayezid', his wife 'Anjana' and their teenage son. Police found the body of Bayezid hanging from a ceiling fan with his wife and son lying dead in a bed at ... Read More

Police to file charges in Abrar murder soon, says home minister

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- "We hope to submit the charge-sheet in the case soon. Police are working to ensure that the charge-sheet is flawless," he said. He was speaking at a media briefing in the Secretaria... Read More

Police arrest slain BUET student Abrar's roommate Mizanur

Dhaka, Oct. 10 -- He was apprehended by detectives from room 1011 of BUET's Sher-e-Bangla Hall around 12pm on Thursday, said DMP Deputy Commissioner Mohammed Masudur Rahman. Mizanur is a third-year s... Read More