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Arafat warns against illegal broadcasting of domestic and foreign TV channels

Dhaka, April 3 -- State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat has warned of legal action if feeds from domestic and foreign TV stations other than those approved by the governm... Read More


Bangladesh cuts costs of 22 types of heart stents

Dhaka, April 2 -- The prices of 22 types of stents or rings used in the treatment of heart disease in Bangladesh have been reduced. The new price list set by the Drug Administration Directorate has s... Read More


Two dead as oil tanker overturns and catches fire in Savar

Dhaka, April 2 -- Two people have been killed and several others injured after a tanker carrying oil overturned and caught fire in Savar's Hemayetpur. The fire quickly spread and engulfed two other t... Read More


4 burn as AC explodes during repairs in Tongi

Dhaka, April 2 -- At least four people have been burnt after an air conditioning machine exploded during repair work in a garment factory in Gazipur. The incident took place at the Patriot Eco Appare... Read More


Bangladesh to open HSC exams on Jun 30

Dhaka, April 2 -- The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent exams are scheduled to start on Jun 30. The exam schedule was published on the Dhaka Education Board's website on Tuesday. The... Read More


Bawm Party suspected as robbers loot Sonali Bank, 'abduct' manager in Bandarban

Dhaka, April 2 -- Suspected members of separatist hill tribal group Kuki-Chin National Front or KNF, better known as Bawm Party, have robbed the Sonali Bank's Ruma Upazila branch in Bandarban. They a... Read More


BNP chief Khaleda returns home from hospital after sudden illness

Dhaka, April 2 -- BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has returned home after receiving treatment for three days at Dhaka's Evercare Hospital following her sudden illness. She arrived in her Gulshan residenc... Read More


Bangladesh discusses a second nuclear power plant with Russia's Rosatom

Dhaka, April 2 -- The first of the two 1200 MW units of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in northern Bangladesh is expected to begin experimental production by the end of 2024. Alexey Likhachev, director ... Read More


Worker's body recovered after girder of an under-construction bridge collapses in Sirajganj

Dhaka, April 2 -- Emergency responders have recovered the body of a worker buried underneath an under-construction bridge's girder which collapsed in Sirajganj Sadar. The body was found under the fal... Read More


Satkhira Medical College closed after clashes between Bangladesh Chhatra League factions

Dhaka, April 2 -- Satkhira Medical College has been closed indefinitely after clashes between rival factions of ruling Awami League's student wing Bangladesh Chhatra League over control of the campus.... Read More