President Abdul Hamid arrives in Tokyo

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- He could also meet the heads of other countries during his eight-day official visit to Japan, said his press aide Md Joynal Abedin. A Singapore Airlines flight carrying the presiden... Read More

Rules bent to erect commercial high-rise for Canadian University on Gulshan residential plot

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- The owner of the plot on road No. 103, Anjuman Ara Shahid Chowdhury, is the spouse of Chowdhury Nafeez Sarafat, chairman of the Canadian University of Bangladesh Board of Trustees an... Read More

Bhola violence: 5,000 unidentified people sued

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Police officials filed the case with the Borhanuddin Police Station. The district administration said that no meetings and processions will be allowed in the area without permission.... Read More

Hasina seeks help to fight malicious Facebook posts citing deadly Bhola clashes

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- She also sought the people's help to fight such efforts citing the deadly clashes between police and locals in Bhola's Borhanuddin over a Facebook post that allegedly hurt religious ... Read More

Open University expels Awami League MP Bubly for using proxy in BA exams

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- BOU took the decision in an emergency meeting after investigation into media reports on the matter, its Vice-Chancellor Professor MA Mannan said. Bubly is the widow of the then Nars... Read More

RAB detains DNCC Councillor Rajib in anti-casino drive

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- Immediately after his arrest in a raid on a house in Dhaka's Bashundhara residential area on Saturday night, Jubo League expelled him as a joint general secretary of its Dhaka Metrop... Read More

Queen Maxima discusses inclusive finance with Mahmood Ali in Dhaka

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- The Queen is in Dhaka as the UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.Mahmood Ali led a finance ministry delegation on Saturday at the meeting in... Read More

Crashed Saudi bus logbook has record of nine Bangladeshi passengers: Ambassador Moshi

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- The Bangladesh embassy in the Gulf kingdom was not sure whether all the nine Bangladeshi passengers were on the bus when it crashed, Ambassador Golam Moshi told bdnews24.com. "Some ... Read More

Wanted to write on brave, change-maker Sheikh Hasina: Russian professor on his book

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- "We have interests in leaders who are changing the world. Sheikh Hasina was one of the first projects. She is a brave woman with tragic family history. There are lots of dramatic eve... Read More

Wife admits murders of Chattogram man, daughter; 'lover' arrested

Dhaka, Oct. 20 -- Police took into custody Hasina Begum, 28, hours after Abu Taher, 35, a day labourer from Noakhali, and their daughter Bibi Fatema were found dead with their throats slashed at home ... Read More