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Woman, child dead as fire guts slum in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Authorities have recovered the bodies of a woman and a child after a blaze ripped through a slum in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar. About 300 homes were destroyed in the fire that broke out i... Read More


Hasina tells ministers to keep costs of essentials from rising in Ramadan

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Sheikh Hasina has asked her new cabinet to take measures to make sure prices of essential commodities do not surge during the Ramadan which is two months away. "Holy Ramadan is comi... Read More


Bangladesh records 25 new dengue cases, 1 death in a day

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Hospitals in Bangladesh have recorded 25 new cases of dengue fever in a day, taking the tally of infections this year to 632 after the worst outbreak in the country's history in 2023... Read More


AL's Poppy wins Mymensingh-3 race after voting at suspended centre

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Awami League candidate Nilufar Anjum Poppy has won the Mymensingh-3 seat after a new round of votes were cast and counted at a centre that was suspended over irregularities during th... Read More


Batchmates, colleagues seek justice over death of Bangladesh Bank official Dipanwita

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- The former classmates and colleagues of Bangladesh Bank Assistant Director Dipu Sana alias Dipanwita Biswas, who died after being hit by a concrete block that fell from an under-cons... Read More


Rain may add to winter chill on Wednesday, Thursday

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Rain may soon add to the weather woes of those shivering from the winter chill in the past few days, according to a meteorologist. "There is the possibility of rain on Jan 18-19," s... Read More


Bangladesh dengue outbreak continues as Aedes survives winter

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- A prolonged monsoon and rising temperatures were blamed for the worst outbreak of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Bangladesh last year, but the deadly disease has continued its bout e... Read More


'The winter cold is tough, but we have to bear it

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Khodeza Khatun has a visual disability. She was seen shivering in the severe cold and chilling wind in a makeshift tent made of plastic bags and a few carton sheets laid out on the g... Read More


'The winter cold is tough, but we have to bear it'

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Khodeza Khatun has a visual disability. She was seen shivering in the severe cold and chilling wind in a makeshift tent made of plastic bags and a few carton sheets laid out on the g... Read More


BNP is hatching new conspiracy, awaiting Cambodia-like sanctions, says AL's Quader

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- The BNP has started a new conspiracy to try and overthrow the government, says Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader. The road transport and bridges minister spoke to the me... Read More