Launch collision on Meghna leaves one passenger dead, 15 injured

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- The accident, involving Chandpur-bound MV Bogdadia-13 and Dhaka-bound MV Manik-4, took place near Charkishoreganj in Narayanganj's Sonargaon Upazila around 1 am on Saturday, said Md M... Read More

Mystery shrouds death of university student Rumpa in Dhaka's Siddheswari

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- She fell from any multi-storey building on the alley of Siddheswari Circular Road, her first inquest report suggests. Police are now waiting for the post-mortem examination report to ... Read More

UN chief to attend major business event in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- President Abdul Hamid is scheduled to inaugurate the three-day Asia-Pacific conference on financing for inclusive and sustainable development on Dec 10 at the InterContinental Hotel.T... Read More

Salam, Ata elected president, general secretary of Awami League's Chattogram north

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- Salam was the general secretary of the previous committee while Ata is a former president of the Awami League's Mirsarai upazila wing They have defeated MP ABM Fazle Karim Chowdhury ... Read More

Classmate detained over death of university student Rumpa

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman, a spokesman for Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Detective Branch, said Abdur Rahman Saikat was taken into police custody from Khilgaon for questioning.... Read More

Stamford University continues protest against death of student Rumpa

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- Police recovered the body of Rumpa, a first year undergraduate student at the university's English department, on a street at Siddheswari on Wednesday night. The teachers and student... Read More

Tareque Masud: The compassionate creator

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- "Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it." - is a famous quote by French Nobel Laureate Andre Gide. In this quite simplistic statement, Gide emphasised more t... Read More

Fawad back in Pakistan Test squad after decade in the wilderness

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- The 34-year-old replaced Iftikhar Ahmed, who managed only 44 runs in four innings in the recent tour of Australia where Pakistan lost both Tests. Left-arm quick Usman Shinwari replac... Read More

Two buses catch fire in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar and Kurmitola

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- A bus operated by Trust Services Limited suddenly caught fire in Karwan Bazar around 3:15 pm on Saturday. Less than an hour later, a BRTC double-decker was engulfed in a fire near the... Read More

SA Games 2019: Bangladesh wins gold in weightlifting and fencing

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- Jiarul Islam won gold in the weightlifting discipline by winning the men's 96kg category in Pokhara on Saturday. He cleared 120kg in snatch and 142kg in the clean and jerk, lifting a ... Read More