Light rains let weather to cool off with thundershowers in the forecast

Dhaka, March 15 -- Light showers accompanied by gusty winds in Dhaka and other places of the country on the first day of Chaitra, the second Bengali month of Spring, have eased the heat slightly. The... Read More

Jagannath University plans to pull out of cluster admission test

Dhaka, March 15 -- Jagannath University has planned to move out of the cluster admission test system as the teachers have demanded separate exams to evaluate candidates. It voted to conduct a separat... Read More

Bangladesh resets banking hours for Ramadan

Dhaka, March 15 -- Bangladesh Bank has revised the work hours for banks during Ramadan, saying transactions will continue for customers until 2:30 pm in the Muslim holy month of fasting. Banks will r... Read More

Shanto, Litton rise to career-best rankings after Bangladesh's historic T20 sweep over England

Dhaka, March 15 -- Najmul Hossain Shanto and Litton Das have raced to their career-best rankings in T20Is after Bangladesh's historic series sweep of world champions England. Shanto smashed 40-plus s... Read More

Looking back on the Hindi serials that raised me

Dhaka, March 15 -- Before Netflix turned watching TV into an individual activity, TV privileges couldn't be bought for $7.99 a month. No, like Thor's hammer, only the most worthy member of the househo... Read More

Police 'assault' journalists amid unrest surrounding Supreme Court Bar Association polls

Dhaka, March 15 -- A group of journalists have reportedly been attacked by police during unrest between Awami League and BNP factions amid the polls for the Supreme Court Bar Association. The inciden... Read More

Police seek 7-day remand for Sheema Oxygen director

Dhaka, March 15 -- Police are looking to take Parvez Uddin Shantu, a director of Sheema Oxygen Limited, into custody for questioning following his arrest in connection with a deadly blast at the compa... Read More

Sheema Oxygen director remanded in police custody after blast

Dhaka, March 15 -- Police have secured a court order to interrogate Parvez Uddin Shantu, a director of Sheema Oxygen Limited, in their custody following his arrest in connection with a deadly blast at... Read More

Rohingya volunteer killed in shooting at Cox's Bazar camp

Dhaka, March 15 -- A Rohingya volunteer has been killed in a shooting at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar's Ukhiya. The incident occurred at the Balukhali-8 West Rohingya camp on Wednesday morning, said... Read More

Bangladesh minister urges 'restraint and prudence' in Ramadan trade

Dhaka, March 15 -- Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has called on traders to show restraint and not chase excessive profits during the upcoming month of Ramadan. He also advised consumers to be prudent b... Read More