BUET students, teachers swear to root out terror activities from campus

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- BUET Vice-Chancellor Prof Saiful Islam took part in the oath-taking programme organised by the general students at the auditorium on Wednesday. The programme was scheduled to be held... Read More

Chairpersons of four BSMRSTU departments resign

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- BSMRSTU Registrar Prof Md Nuruddin Ahmed confirmed their resignations to the media on Wednesday. The chairpersons are Dr MA Sattar of Agriculture Department, Md Abdul Kuddus Mia of ... Read More

India-Bangladesh rail links closed after 1965 war with Pakistan will reopen: Hasina

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- She revealed the plan after inaugurating first intercity trains on Dhaka-Kurigram-Dhaka and replacement of Rangpur Express and Lalmonirhat Express rack railways via a video call from... Read More

The world mustn't sleep-walk into another debt crisis

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- Trade wars, protectionism, and nationalist rhetoric are combining to create the possibility of a nightmare debt crisis that could be worse than any previously experienced. Global bor... Read More

Sanofi confirms Bangladesh exit plan, starts hunt for 'partner'

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- Sanofi did not cite any specific reason for the planned stake sale, but said: "We believe that in Bangladesh, we are not necessarily in the best position to maximise business opportu... Read More

War crimes trial of former NSI chief Wahidul Haque opens

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- Haque, also former chief of the Department of Immigration and Passports, has been charged with crimes against humanity, including killing and torture. On Wednesday, a three-member t... Read More

Create traffic awareness among schoolchildren, says PM Hasina

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- The call was made while inaugurating some development projects through a videoconference from her official residence Ganabhaban on Wednesday. "Children should be made aware of traff... Read More

AL Whip Shamsul, MP Shawon among around 50 under ACC scanner

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- They include the ruling Awami League's Parliament Whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury and Nurunnabi Chowdhury Shawon MP, a Jubo League leader. ACC officials said they discussed the issue a... Read More

Kushtia court sentences four to death for killing farmer in 2017

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- District and Sessions Judge Arup Kumar Goswami passed the verdict on Wednesday. Farmer Hanif Khamaruj was killed in April 2017 following a family dispute, according to state prosecu... Read More

Robbery suspect killed in Habiganj 'shootout'

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- The incident took place in the Purasundha Bash Bagan area adjacent to the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in the early hours of Tuesday, according to Assistant Superintendent of Police Rabiul I... Read More