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Govt invites German auto makers to set up plants in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct. 19 -- He explained about the Special Economic Zones set up by the government and invited them to set up plants in the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpanagar in the port city of Chattogram. ... Read More


Bangladesh blocks, unblocks online game PUBG 'to respect personal freedom'

Dhaka, Oct. 19 -- Post and Telecommunication Minister Mustafa Jabbar disclosed the development on Facebook on Friday night after an officer of Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Cyber Security and Crime Divi... Read More


Fire burns down over 100 shops in Ctg markets

Dhaka, Oct. 19 -- It started in the Jalalabad market in Kotwali around 4am on Saturday before spreading to nearby areas, said Jashim Uddin, the assistant director of Agrabad Fire Service. At least 13... Read More


Fire burns over 100 shops in Ctg markets

Dhaka, Oct. 19 -- It started in the Jalalabad market in Kotwali around 4am on Saturday before spreading to nearby areas, said Jashim Uddin, the assistant director of Agrabad Fire Service. At least 13... Read More


Bangladeshis feared among Saudi bus crash victims

Dhaka, Oct. 19 -- The bodies were so charred after the bus caught fire that it became difficult to identify them, Consul General of Bangladesh in Jeddah FM Borhan Uddin told bdnews24.com on Friday nig... Read More


Systems and patterns are emerging in the Rohingya camps

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The green rice plains are welcoming after the dusty city of Cox's Bazar. The road to the camps offers a convenient journey; the same route used as the marine drive and Himchhari Road... Read More


Three militant suspects arrested in Dhaka 'planned anti-state activities', police say

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The three arrested on Wednesday night are Md Abdulla, 24, Shafiqul Islam alias Mollaji, 38, and Mostafa Mohsin Arif, 25. They had been members of the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh... Read More


Govt plans to levy high tax on local ads made with foreigners

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- "Second-grade foreign artists instead of local ones are being used to make advertisements, which are not rational," said Information Minister Hasan Mahmud at a meeting in Dhaka on Th... Read More


Apply rules strictly: Hasina tells UGC

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The directive came when a UGC delegation, led by its Chairman Professor Kazi Shahidullah, met her at her office in Dhaka on Thursday, according to Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ih... Read More


Recession risk hangs in the balance

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- Economic growth around the world has slowed to a crawl but (so far) there are few signs of the second-round effects on jobs, income and spending that would turn a significant slowdow... Read More