Mayoral candidate Atiqul apologises for noisy election campaigns

Dhaka, Jan. 27 -- The use of loudspeakers and huge crowds of activists at campaign camps or offices are disrupting city life, he said in a statement. Atiqul said his team set up a campaign office in ... Read More

Rajshahi court sentences two to death for killing child after rape

Dhaka, Jan. 27 -- A tribunal judge, Mansur Alam, also fined the convicts Tk 100,000 in his verdict on Monday. Mohammad Syedur, son of Banu Mondol, and Rana, son of Hasen, were convicted of killing Sw... Read More

Govt to bring back Bangladeshis from China amid coronavirus outbreak

Dhaka, Jan. 27 -- "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered arrangements for the return of Bangladeshi nationals, if willing, from China." Talks have been initiated with the Chinese government regard... Read More

RAB rescues 13 Rohingya women from traffickers in Dhaka's Aftabnagar

Dhaka, Jan. 27 -- The women rescued on Sunday are around 18 years old, said ABM Faizul Islam, an additional superintendent of police at RAB. The arrested trafficking suspects are Kabir Ahmed, 40, and... Read More

Couple arrested over rape of girl in Savar

Dhaka, Jan. 27 -- The arrestees are Md Saheb Ali, 34, from Jhenaidah and his wife Jesmin khatun, 25. Jesmin had brought home the teenaged relative to look after her child recently, said Md Sajedul Is... Read More

Supreme Court fines three universities for admitting extra students

Dhaka, Jan. 27 -- It ordered Bangladesh Islamia University and Eastern University on Sunday to give the money to the Lever Transplant Unit of BARDEM Hospital. Southeast University will have to deposi... Read More

Experts say Bangladesh risks coronavirus outbreak even as no case reported yet

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- South Asian neighbours Pakistan and Nepal have confirmed coronavirus cases while India has kept over 100 people under observation following screening for a possible exposure to novel... Read More

Oil slides on coronavirus fears

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- China's outbreak of novel coronavirus has sent oil prices sharply lower as traders reassess whether the country will be able to generate the strong economic growth needed to rebalanc... Read More

Wall collapses, killing two in Dhaka's Keraniganj

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- The deceased are 'Babu', 23, and 'Rahim', 7. Two others - 'Rubel', 28, and Harun Shikder, 65, - were also injured in the accident on Sunday afternoon. The boundary wall collapsed w... Read More

Hasina cooks, sends food to allrounder Shakib, wife Shishir

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- The couple revealed the gesture in Facebook posts on Sunday saying the prime minister cooked the dishes herself. Polau, roasted chicken, Sandesh, Rasogolla, sweets, and Khirsa were ... Read More