Two men sentenced to death for raping children in 2021

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- A Dhaka court has sentenced two men to death over raping two girls aged 6 and 7 years old in 2021 at Pirerbagh in Mirpur. Judge Mafroza Parveen of Dhaka's Women and Child Repression... Read More

Bangladesh to publish HSC results on Feb 8

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- The government is set to release the results of the Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams on Feb 8. Tapan Kumar Sarkar, convener of the Inter-Education Board Coordinatio... Read More

Parliament approves law allowing government to adjust power, energy prices

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- Parliament has codified the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill 2022, which will give the executive discretionary powers to change electricity and energy prices ... Read More

KNF member dies in Bandarban 'gunfight'

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- Police in Bandarban have recovered the body of a suspected member of the Kuki-Chin National Front after what they said was a gunfight between the separatist group and Bangladesh's se... Read More

Nipah virus kills at least five this winter, infects more

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said the Nipah virus afflicted eight people around the country this winter, claiming five lives. Most of the cases were from Rajshahi Division and ... Read More

Bangladesh court rules in favour of Japanese mother over custody of two daughters

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- A family court has dismissed a case filed by Imran Sharif against Japanese national Nakano Eriko over the custody of their two children, capping a long legal battle. After Judge Dur... Read More

Hasina says her party will continue serving people, not abandon them like BNP

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- Sheikh Hasina has pledged that her party will continue working for the betterment of the country's citizens and will never abandon them, after saying that historically the Awami Leag... Read More

Hasina asks police to serve people with professionalism, compassion

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the members of police to fulfil their duties diligently and earn the people's confidence by standing by them in times of need. "In the mod... Read More

Policeman shoots, critically injures health minister of India's Odisha state

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- The health minister of an Indian state has been hospitalised after being shot by a police officer, Indian broadcaster NDTV reports. Assistant Sub-Inspector Gopal Das opened fire at ... Read More

A student was killed in a political clash two decades ago. Her family is now struggling to pay for her father's cancer treatment

Dhaka, Jan. 29 -- Habibur Rahman Bhuiyan, the father of Sabikunnahar Sony, who died in the crossfire between two factions of the Chhatra Dal two decades ago, is fighting cancer. His family, struggling... Read More