RAB arrests man for inciting actress Humaira Himu's suicide

Dhaka, Nov. 3 -- The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested a man in connection with the death of renowned TV actress Humaira Himu. The suspect, Ziauddin alias Rumi, was apprehended in Dhaka on Friday, ... Read More

TV actress Humaira Himu dies in mysterious circumstances

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- Renowned TV actress Humaira Himu has died but the cause of her death was not clear, according to Ahsan Habib Nasim, president of Drama Actors' Association. Nasim confirmed the news o... Read More

BNP, Jamaat declare now call 48-hour nationwide blockade

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- The BNP and the Jamaat-e-Islami will be enforcing another 48-hour-long nationwide blockade starting at 6am Sunday, hot on the heels of similar antigovernment protests for three days r... Read More

BNP must answer for attacks on journalists during rally, says Hasina

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the BNP must be held accountable for the violent attacks on police and journalists during the opposition group's antigovernment rally on Oct 28. Has... Read More

Arsonists burn more buses on the final day of BNP-Jamaat blockade

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- The final day of the blockade declared by the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami has seen more vehicles being torched across the country. Reports have come in from Dhaka, Netrokona, and Narayan... Read More

Dhaka roads see more traffic on the second day of BNP-Jamaat blockade

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- More buses hit the roads in Dhaka on the second day of the blockade enforced by the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami as the number of passengers and office commuters increased. Transport oper... Read More

Remittances jump 30% year-on-year in October

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- Bangladesh has received nearly $1.8 billion in inward remittances in October, the highest in the past four months with a 30 percent year-on-year rise. The Bangladesh Bank on Oct 22 a... Read More

Metro rail service to launch with limited service on new Agargaon-Motijheel route

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- The Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited says trains on the new Agargaon to Motijheel route on the metro rail will offer only limited service to start. "The metro rail line from Motijh... Read More

Akhaura-Agartala rail link heralds new era in cross-border connectivity between Bangladesh, India

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- Bangladesh and India have reached a new milestone in cross-border connectivity with the inauguration of the Akhaura-Agartala Cross-Border Rail Link. This 12.24 km railway line, with ... Read More

Saima Wazed elected to lead WHO South-East Asia region

Dhaka, Nov. 1 -- Saima Wazed, the daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been elected as the World Health Organization's regional director for South-East Asia, encompassing 11 nations. Member ... Read More