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Sagira Morshed murder verdict deferred again due to judge's leave

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- The verdict in the much-discussed case of Sagira Morshed, who was allegedly killed over a family feud in Dhaka's Siddheshwari more than 30 years ago, has been delayed again. Dhaka's... Read More


India proposes joint ventures with Bangladesh in defence manufacturing

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- India has shown interest in partnering with Bangladesh in defence manufacturing through joint ventures in the industry.Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pranay Verma proposed graduat... Read More


Bangladesh to raise electricity prices in March, a year after last hike

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- The government is raising electricity prices in March, a year after the last hike, to tackle the pressure of the taka's devaluation against the dollar. State Minister for Power, Ener... Read More


Home free, Thai tycoon Thaksin unlikely to retire quietly

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- In his final months in self-imposed exile avoiding jail, Thailand's billionaire former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra declared his time as a fugitive was over and he was ready to ... Read More


Mustafizur returns to team hotel from hospital after head injury in nets

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- Pacer Mustafizur Rahman has returned to the team hotel in Dhaka from a hospital in Chattogram three days after a bloody head injury he suffered during nets session of Comilla Victori... Read More


Conjoined twins separated in 15-hour surgery at BSMMU in Dhaka

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- A team of 100 doctors have conducted a complex surgery that lasted for 15 hours to successfully separate conjoined twins Nuha and Nabha at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University... Read More


8 of 9 dead in Mediterranean migrant boat disaster off Tunisia are Bangladeshis

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- Eight of the nine people who died in a migrant boat disaster in the Mediterranean off Tunisian coasts last week are Bangladesh nationals. AFM Zahid Ul Islam, the director general of... Read More


Money laundering probe against S Alam underway: BFIU chief

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- Masud Biswas, head of the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), has said that an investigation into money laundering allegations against Mohammad Saiful Alam, the owner of c... Read More


Bangladesh braces for rains as spring sets in

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicts rains across parts of the country amid the onset of spring. The forecast includes sporadic rains and potential storms nationw... Read More


Dhaka: In the crowded city of rickshaws, three-wheelers run by battery bring more chaos

Dhaka, Feb. 20 -- Many have been demanding a total ban on the battery-run three-wheelers ruling the alleyways of Dhaka for the dangers of the light vehicles moving at a high-speed. Others argue that ... Read More