Former MP Kader Khan sentenced to 4 years in prison for graft

Dhaka, April 4 -- A court has sentenced former Gaibandha-1 Jatiya Party MP Abdul Kader Khan to four years in prison for amassing wealth beyond known sources of income. Dhaka Special Judge's Court-9 J... Read More

No customers at Thanchi Bazar a day after bank robberies

Dhaka, April 4 -- The armed bank robberies in Bandarban's Thanchi have spurred fear among the locals and streets seemed empty one day after the attack. The shops opened on Thursday morning in Thanchi... Read More

West should take action over Israel's attack on aid workers, says Bangladesh FM Mahmud

Dhaka, April 4 -- Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud says he hopes Western countries will take action against Israel for the attack on aid workers during its ongoing assault on Gaza. "I hope that, after y... Read More

Bangladesh braces for unrelenting heat assault as BMD forecasts 'three more days' of heatwave

Dhaka, April 4 -- Bangladesh is set to reel from very hot and humid weather as the prevailing mild to moderate heatwave sweeping over Dhaka and four other divisions is likely to continue for three mor... Read More

Daring bank robberies leave streets deserted, shops closed in Thanchi

Dhaka, April 4 -- The streets of Thanchi in Bandarban are eerily quiet and deserted since the armed bank robberies in broad daylight ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, with most of the shops in the Upazila closed.... Read More

Eight former and current NSU trustees prosecuted for 'embezzlement' over luxury cars

Dhaka, April 4 -- The Anti-Corruption Commission has prosecuted eight current and former members of North South University's Board of Trustees for misusing over Tk 100 million by purchasing luxury car... Read More

Covered van crushes BRT worker to death in Gazipur

Dhaka, April 4 -- A BRT worker has died after being struck by a covered van on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Gazipur. The accident occurred at Joydebpur's Jagrata Chowrangi area around midnight on ... Read More

Mayors Titu, Shuchona take oaths of office

Dhaka, April 4 -- The newly-elected mayors and councillors for the Cumilla and Mymensingh city corporations have been sworn in. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina swore in Mymensingh Mayor Ekramul Hoque Ti... Read More

Robbers could not loot Sonali Bank vault in Bandarban, cash officer and police say

Dhaka, April 4 -- The robbers who attacked Sonali Bank's Ruma branch in Bandarban could not get into the vault, where nearly Tk 16 million was kept, an officer of the bank and police say. Uthoai Chin... Read More

Provide service to people to ensure votes, Hasina tells mayors, councillors

Dhaka, April 4 -- Providing service to the people will ensure their votes in the future, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "All of you have been elected by the people. If you can ensure service to t... Read More