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Fire engulfs chemical warehouse in Dhaka's Chawkbazar

Dhaka, March 23 -- A fire has swept through a warehouse storing chemical substances in Old Dhaka's Chawkbazar. The incident occurred at the storage facility in Chawkbazar's Islambagh around 3:30am on... Read More


Trainee doctors threaten strike over pay and perks

Dhaka, March 23 -- The Post Graduate Private Trainee Doctors Association has threatened to go on a strike, demanding that the authorities clear their dues and increase salary. After a human-chain dem... Read More


Dengue claims another life in Bangladesh, taking toll this year to 22

Dhaka, March 23 -- Hospitals in Bangladesh have admitted four new dengue patients in a day, taking the tally of infections since Jan 1 to 1,620 after the worst outbreak last year. The death toll from... Read More


Kumudini Hajong, veteran woman leader of historic Tanka Movement, dies at 92

Dhaka, March 23 -- Kumudini Hajong, a veteran woman leader of the historic Tanka Movement in Netrokona's Durgapur Upazila, has died at the age of 92. She passed away at her residence at Baheratoli vi... Read More


Sister of Transcom CEO Simeen accuses her, her son Ayaat of killing their brother

Dhaka, March 23 -- Shahzreh Huq, younger daughter of Transcom Group founder Latifur Rahman, has accused her sister and group CEO Simeen Rahman of killing their brother Arshad Waliur Rahman. A fight o... Read More


Sister accuses Transcom CEO Simeen, her son Ayaat of murdering their brother Arshad

Dhaka, March 23 -- Shahzreh Huq, younger daughter of Transcom Group founder Latifur Rahman, has accused her sister and group CEO Simeen Rahman of killing their brother Arshad Waliur Rahman. A fight o... Read More


Air conditioner sparks fire at building in Dhaka's Gulshan

Dhaka, March 23 -- An air conditioning system has sparked a fire at a building in Dhaka's Gulshan. The fire was soon brought under control and there have been no reports of casualties. The incident ... Read More


Grameenphone CEO Azman calls for reduced regulations to boost innovation, competition among mobile operators

Dhaka, March 23 -- Yasir Azman, the CEO of Bangladesh's leading mobile network Grameenphone, sees the increasing use of smartphones and data as the primary challenge in fully leveraging the technologi... Read More


Singer Bangladesh embarks on new 'Transform for Growth' era

Dhaka, March 23 -- Singer Bangladesh has announced that it is entering a new era marked by the 'Transform for Growth' initiative that will see the launch of a manufacturing plant, a concept store, and... Read More


Outgoing BSMMU VC's aides 'assaulted' amid protests over 'recruitment graft'

Dhaka, March 23 -- The aides of Prof Sharfuddin Ahmed, the outgoing vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), have reportedly been assaulted amid protests against a contr... Read More