Driver dies as truck ploughs into covered van in Banani

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- The driver of a rod-laden truck has died after the vehicle rammed a covered van in Dhaka's Banani. The accident occurred around 4:30 am on Friday, said Sub-Inspector Ejaz Ahmed of B... Read More

Hasina proposes five initiatives to empower women as change-makers

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged a collective effort to empower women and girls in the Global South to actively contribute to achieving gender equality - the UN's Sustainable D... Read More

Masuda Bhatti, Shahidul Alam appointed as information commissioners

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- The government has appointed journalist-columnist Masuda Bhatti and retired judge Shahidul Alam Jhinuk as information commissioners. President Mohammed Shahabuddin appointed them to... Read More

In Patuakhali, trees come alive with mesmerising birdsong

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- For 15 years, people living in a house located in Pajrabhanga village of Barguna's Taltali Upazila have been enthralled by echoes of enchanting melodies surrounding their home. This... Read More

Bangladesh allows onion imports from China, Egypt and 7 other countries

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- The government has approved a proposal to bring in 21,580 tonnes of onions from nine countries apart from India. The Ministry of Agriculture made the move on Thursday following Indi... Read More

Marshal Agrovet sued again over forgery to import larvicide BTI

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- Marshal Agrovet, the firm sued over fraud allegations centring the supply of organic larvicide to Dhaka, faces new charges of forgery to get the imported product released from Chatto... Read More

My childhood home taught me the value of mindfulness

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- I often say that I lived in a quiet place for a long time. This was the neighbourhood I grew up in, the place I lived from birth to my early years as an adult. Calm was the neighbou... Read More

Bangladesh logs 2,201 dengue cases, 8 deaths in a day

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- The government has recorded 2,201 new cases of dengue fever in the latest daily count, taking the tally of infections since January to 108,630. The death toll from the mosquito-borne... Read More

Hasina congratulates Modi on successful moon landing of Chandrayaan-3

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent a message to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi congratulating him on the successful lunar landing of Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft. A statement f... Read More

Bangladesh reports 12 COVID cases with no deaths in a day

Dhaka, Aug. 24 -- Bangladesh has recorded 12 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,045,242. The death toll from the disease stayed unchanged at 29,476 over the 2... Read More