Rangpur Eid congregation restricted as dispute over imam lingers on

Dhaka, April 11 -- The local administration has put restrictions on an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at an Eidgah ground in Rangpur's Pirgacha Upazila following a dispute between rival groups over who will... Read More

Shopping spree fades in Dhaka on eve of Eid

Dhaka, April 11 -- On the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, known as Chand Raat, Dhaka's markets typically bustle with crowds of shoppers. However, the scene was notably subdued on Wednesday, with fewer shoppers cr... Read More

Awami League serves people, works for their welfare, says Hasina

Dhaka, April 11 -- As a political party, the Awami League stands beside the people, serves them and works for their welfare, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "Innumerable leaders and activists of t... Read More

Six children killed, 15 injured as school bus overturns in India's Haryana

Dhaka, April 11 -- At least six children have been killed and 15 others injured after a school bus overturned in the Indian state of Haryana, the Hindustan Times reports. The bus, belonging to the GL... Read More

Modi wishes for stronger India-Bangladesh friendship in Eid-ul-Fitr letter to Hasina

Dhaka, April 10 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent "warm" Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to Bangladeshis in a letter to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina. "As we celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with ... Read More

US sends seized Iranian weapons to Ukraine

Dhaka, April 10 -- The US has transferred to Ukraine thousands of infantry weapons and more than 500,000 rounds of ammunition that were seized more than a year ago as they were being shipped by Iran t... Read More

MV Abdullah crew hold Eid congregation 'at gunpoint'; colleagues pray for release

Dhaka, April 10 -- The 23 Bangladeshi sailors held hostage by Somali pirates have offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers "at gunpoint" on the captured ship MV Abdullah. Like many other countries in the world, S... Read More

Dentist beaten by Kishore Gang in Chattogram dies

Dhaka, April 10 -- A dentist who was beaten while trying to save his son has died in Chattogram. Korban Ali died around 5:30am on Wednesday at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital, said his so... Read More

Guard hacked to death as robber tries to break into ATM in Dhaka

Dhaka, April 10 -- A robber has tried to break into a bank's ATM after hacking the security guard to death in Dhaka's Shahjahadpur. The incident occurred at Madhumati Bank's Maisha Chowdhury Tower AT... Read More

Worker dies after jumping off burning PRAN factory in Habiganj

Dhaka, April 10 -- A worker has died after jumping off a chips factory of PRAN-RFL Group during a fire incident in Habiganj's Shayestaganj Upazila. At least 40 other people have been injured in the fi... Read More