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Bhutan King Wangchuck to visit Dhaka on Monday

Dhaka, March 24 -- Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is likely to arrive in Dhaka on Monday for his first state visit after the Awami League formed the government for a new term. The four-... Read More


Father's vigil ends as son, burnt in Gazipur gas fire, becomes 15th victim to die

Dhaka, March 24 -- For 10 days, day labourer Abdur Rahim had been waiting at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery for the recovery of his 22-year-old Nadim alias Naden, a v... Read More


Dhaka board publishes list of 2024 HSC exam centres

Dhaka, March 24 -- The Dhaka Education Board has published the list of exam centres for this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) tests. The detailed list of centres allocated to colleges is ava... Read More


Experts raise alarm as dengue strikes in spring - long before monsoon

Dhaka, March 24 -- Once believed limited to the rainy season for creating a perfect breeding condition for mosquitoes, dengue is now a year-round concern. A worrying spike in dengue cases after spring... Read More


Bangladesh adds 118 more names to list of intellectuals martyred in 1971

Dhaka, March 24 -- Another 118 names have been added to the list of intellectuals martyred during the 1971 Liberation War. Minister of Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Huq unveiled the updated lis... Read More


Onions will arrive from India in 3 days, State Minister Titu says

Dhaka, March 24 -- Onions from India will be loaded onto trains by Sunday and they will arrive in Bangladesh in three days, State Minister for Commerce Ahasanul Islam Titu has said.He faced questions ... Read More


7 flyovers on Dhaka-Gazipur route open to traffic ahead of Eid

Dhaka, March 24 -- The government has opened seven new flyovers along the Dhaka-Gazipur route with the aim of ensuring smooth homebound journeys for Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers. Road Transport and Brid... Read More


New father succumbs to burn injuries, taking death toll from Gazipur gas fire to 16

Dhaka, March 24 -- Another victim of the gas cylinder fire in Gazipur has succumbed to their injuries, taking the total death toll from the disaster to 16. Ten more victims of the fire are still rece... Read More


Man posing as bdnews24.com journalist demands 'extortion'

Dhaka, March 24 -- A man posing as a bdnews24.com journalist has allegedly demanded 'extortion' at a programme of the Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh or REHAB.At the end of REHAB's I... Read More


Prof Zia Rahman, dean of Dhaka University's social sciences faculty, dies at 60

Dhaka, March 23 -- Prof Zia Rahman, the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Dhaka University, has died at the age of 60. He passed away during treatment at Dhaka's Labaid Hospital in the early ... Read More