3 dead as truck crushes autorickshaw in Gazipur

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- At least three people have died when a truck collided head-on with an autorickshaw in Gazipur's Kaliakair Upazila. Two others were injured in the accident that occurred around 5:30 ... Read More

Bangladesh to get 50,000 tonnes of onions as India lifts export ban to 'offload huge stocks'

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- India has lifted a ban on onion exports to "offload huge stocks" and get a better price in the international market, cheering local farmers. The committee of ministers headed by Uni... Read More

BNP leader Mirza Abbas walks out on bail in cases over Oct 28 violence

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- Senior BNP leader Mirza Abbas has been released from jail after securing bail in the last remaining case against him over violence during the party's rally on Oct 28, 2023. The memb... Read More

Domestic worker of DB assistant commissioner's house 'falls to her death' in Dhaka

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- A domestic worker has 'died after falling' from the roof of a 10-storey building at Moghbazar in Dhaka. Anwara Begum, 40, was working at the house of Md Tariqul Islam, an assistant ... Read More

All 50 candidates cleared for parliamentary seats reserved for women

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- The Election Commission has cleared all 50 candidates to stand for election in as many seats reserved for women in parliament. The watchdog's Joint Secretary Md Moniruzzaman Talukde... Read More

HC orders listing all Bangladeshi products eligible for GI certification

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- The High Court has orderedthe government to list all Bangladeshi products eligible for Geographical Indication (GI) certification by Mar 19. The secretaries of commerce, agriculture... Read More

Filling station worker dies as autorickshaw cylinder explodes in Feni

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- A man has been killed and another injured after an autorickshaw's CNG cylinder exploded at a filling station in Feni Sadar Upazila. The incident took place on Monday morning at the ... Read More

HSC exams in 2025 to be held on abridged syllabi

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- The HSC and equivalent exams will be conducted on the basis of a revised and abridged syllabi in 2025, mirroring the approach taken in 2023. The education ministry took the decision... Read More

Seven more publishing houses flagged for irregularities at book fair

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- The management committee of the Ekushey Book Fair has issued warnings to seven more publishing houses over policy violations. The letters were issued on Saturday based on the recomm... Read More

5 get death for 2010 murder in Joypurhat

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- A court has sentenced five people, including two women, to death for killing a man in Joypurhat 14 years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Nurul Islam delivered the verdic... Read More