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Family of MV Abdullah captain see a dreary Eid ahead

Dhaka, April 10 -- None of the family of abducted MV Abdullah Captain Md Atik Ullah Khan have bought new clothes to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr. The family of the sailor, who was taken hostage by Somali... Read More


The GPA-5 virus

Dhaka, April 10 -- Every year, thousands of students in Bangladesh take part in the Secondary School Certificate exams and the Higher Secondary School Certificate exams under the General Education Boa... Read More


Humayun Azad murder convict was in Saudi Arabia as labourer: police

Dhaka, April 10 -- Noor Mohammad aka Sabu, a Islamist militant leader who was sentenced to death for the murder of writer Humayun Azad, fled to Saudi Arabia immediately after the 2004 attack. Additio... Read More


Peace Establishment Committee urges KNF separatists to give up arms, reintegrate into society

Dhaka, April 8 -- The Peace Establishment Committee, formed to foster dialogue and reconciliation between the Kuki-Chin National Front or KNF and the government, has implored the separatist group to r... Read More


Brazil will seriously consider Bangladesh's inclusion in BRICS: FM Vieira

Dhaka, April 8 -- Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira has said his country will consider Bangladesh's inclusion in the BRICS bloc of developing nations 'very strongly'. "We will examine the candi... Read More


Brazil seeks to send processed beef, but Bangladesh wants cows

Dhaka, April 7 -- Brazil has shown interest in sending processed beef to Bangladesh. However, if there is a chance, Bangladesh would like to get cows for sacrifice on Eid-ul-Azha.State Minister for Co... Read More


Engineer dies 'by suicide' after 'killing' son at Dhaka home

Dhaka, April 7 -- After recovering the bodies of a man and his son from their home at Taltola in Dhaka, police have said the father died by suicide after killing the boy. The man, Moshiur Rahman, als... Read More


Sangskritik Jote to defy time limit, celebrate Pahela Baishakh until 9pm

Dhaka, April 7 -- The Sammilita Sangskritik Jote has announced a programme from 4pm to 9pm at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Pahela Baishakh in defiance of a government order to end the outdoor... Read More


Police to deploy drones to manage highway traffic during Eid exodus

Dhaka, April 7 -- Police will use drones for highway traffic control during heightened pressure of Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers. Additional Inspector General Md Shahabuddin Khan, chief of Highway Police... Read More


What's next for Christopher Nolan?

Dhaka, April 7 -- Only a handful of directors ever reach the status of household names, but Christopher Nolan is definitely one of them. With only a dozen movies to his name, he has carved out an unfo... Read More