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Bangladesh arranges 7-day booster dose drive from Dec 1

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- The Directorate General of Health Services has announced a seven-day special drive to administer the second and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine across the country. The programm... Read More


High Court advises lawyer to file a writ petition over Islami Bank's suspicious lending

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- A lawyer has decided to file a writ petition with the High Court over an alleged loan scam involving Islami Bank Bangladesh, the country's largest Islamic bank. Justice Md Nazrul Is... Read More


Eighth policeman suspended in Dhaka over escape of death-row militants

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Police have suspended another constable over the escape of two death-row militants from their custody in the court area of Dhaka, taking the number of policemen facing action over th... Read More


Bangladesh reports 18 new COVID cases in a day

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Bangladesh has recorded 18 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,036,585. The death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,433 over the 24-... Read More


The court will take action if Khaleda joins Dec 10 rally, says home minister

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says that the court will take action if BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia decides to attend her party's rally on Dec 10. The former prime minister has recei... Read More


'All roads lead to Kamalapur': how the Dhaka area is set to be transformed into a multimodal transport hub

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Kamalapur is home to the largest and busiest railway station in Bangladesh and at least 115,000 passengers use the facilities every day for travelling. Just a few paces outside of th... Read More


Bangladesh gets highest priority from India, says new envoy Verma

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Newly appointed Indian High Commissioner Pranay Kumar Verma says India attaches the highest priority to Bangladesh as a neighbour. "India has a policy for neighbouring countries but... Read More


Train service on Dhaka-Narayanganj route suspended from Dec 4

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- The government has decided to shut down train operations on the Dhaka-Narayanganj route from Dec 4 to complete the construction of three separate rail links in the Dhaka-Gendaria sec... Read More


Social Islami Bank protests LC scam report, bdnews24.com responds

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Social Islami Bank Limited has protested against news reports on irregularities involving nearly $1.6 billion back-to-back letters of credit issued to two companies. In a rejoinder ... Read More


Bangladesh extends deadline for individual income tax returns by 1 month

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Bangladesh has extended the cut-off time for individual taxpayers to file their income tax returns by one month to Dec 31 amid demands for a deadline extension, says Abu Hena Md Rahm... Read More