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14 gold bars concealed in cigarette packets recovered at Chattogram airport

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Customs and National Security Intelligence agents have recovered 14 gold bars abandoned at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram. The Customs Intelligence and Investigatio... Read More


State Minister Titu hopes government steps will keep prices down in Ramadan

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- State Minister for Commerce Ahsanul Islam Titu has assured consumers of stable prices of daily necessities during upcoming Ramadan. He hopes steps like easing and increasing imports... Read More


Daily count: Bangladesh records 14 dengue cases, no deaths

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Hospitals in Bangladesh have registered 14 new cases of dengue fever in a day, taking the tally of infections since Jan 1 to 959 after the worst outbreak last year. The death toll f... Read More


Awami League's Quader vows stringent measures against political violence

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- The government will clamp down on any form of violence or sabotage stemming from the BNP's protest campaigns, according to the ruling Awami League's General Secretary Obaidul Quader.... Read More


Bangladesh will intensify efforts to extradite BNP's Tarique, other convicts: minister

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- The government plans to strengthen the legal framework for extraditing Bangladeshi convicts taking refuge abroad, according to Law Minister Anisul Huq. Efforts will be intensified t... Read More


Biman Bangladesh Airlines resuming flights to Rome, hopes to restart New York route in 2024

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Biman Bangladesh Airlines is set to resume flights to Italy 15 years after it ceased operations on the route in 2009. The flag carrier will restart flights from Dhaka to the Italian... Read More


Tetulia shivers as mercury dips to 5.8C, season's lowest in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Residents of Panchagarh's Tetulia woke up to the chilliest morning of the season as a mid-winter cold snap continues to sweep over parts of Bangladesh. On Friday, the mercury plunge... Read More


5 rice mill workers burnt in Gopalganj fire

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- At least five workers have received burn injuries after a rice bran room caught fire at a rice mill in Gopalganj's Muksudpur Upazila. Shaukat Hossain, the inspector of Sindiaghat Na... Read More


Singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya to get India's Padma Shri Award

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Celebrated Rabindra Sangeet singer Rezwana Choudhury Bannya has received the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award presented by India. The Bangladeshi musician's name is amo... Read More


Bangladesh marks second cadaveric kidney transplant to two patients

Dhaka, Jan. 25 -- Bangladesh has initiated its second cadaveric kidney transplant from a brain-dead person to two kidney patients. The kidney transplants were scheduled for 8:30 pm on Thursday, one a... Read More