Metro rail starts operating from 8 am to 8 pm, with no service on Friday

Dhaka, May 31 -- The metro rail has started its new 12-hour schedule from 8 am to 8 pm, six days a week barring Friday. Service commenced from 8 am this Wednesday, as per the new schedule, said Nazmu... Read More

Yunus to pay Tk 120m to NBR after losing income tax appeal

Dhaka, May 31 -- The High Court has dismissed three applications by Muhammad Yunus challenging the imposition of taxes worth around Tk 150 million on money donated by the Nobel laureate to his charita... Read More

Woman, daughter die as covered van crashes into house in Tangail

Dhaka, May 30 -- A woman and her daughter have died in their sleep when a covered van carrying freight veered out of the driver's control, went off the road, and crashed onto a house in Tangail's Dhan... Read More

Moody's cuts Bangladesh's ratings to B1, says outlook stable

Dhaka, May 30 -- Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Bangladesh government's long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings to B1 from Ba3. saying the outlook is stable but gross foreign exchange ... Read More

Tired of the usual expensive cafe experience? Try these 3 hidden treasures of Dhaka drinks

Dhaka, May 30 -- Unlike many people my age, I don't frequent Dhaka's cafes. I hate hot beverages, so I rarely drink tea or coffee. This doesn't extend to iced tea or cold coffee, but Dhaka coffee shop... Read More

Narayanganj court sentences three to death for child's murder in captivity

Dhaka, May 30 -- A Narayanganj court has sentenced three people to death for the murder of a three-year-old child after abduction in the district's Rupganj Upazila. Narayanganj Women and Children Rep... Read More

Bangladesh reports 114 new COVID cases, no deaths in a day

Dhaka, May 30 -- Bangladesh has recorded 114 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,039,244. The death toll from the disease stayed unchanged at 29,446 over the 2... Read More

Train ticket booking for Eid-ul-Azha trips to open on Jun 14

Dhaka, May 30 -- Online booking for train tickets for Eid-ul-Azha trips will open on Jun 14, but unlike in the past, passengers will not get a refund. Railways Minister Nurul Islam on Tuesday said tr... Read More

Police rescue woman from trafficking gang after brother's call to 999

Dhaka, May 30 -- Police have rescued a woman from being trafficked to Dubai after her younger brother called the national emergency helpline 999. The law enforcers also arrested two suspected human t... Read More

High Court upholds 13 years of jail for BNP leader Aman, 9 years for Tuku

Dhaka, May 30 -- The High Court has upheld a 13-year jail term given to Dhaka Metropolitan North BNP convener Amanullah Aman and three years in jail for his wife Sabera Aman in a graft case. It also u... Read More