Gone unpaid for 7 months, 142 Bangladeshi health workers in trouble in Libya

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- As many as 142 Bangladeshi doctors, nurses and other health professionals are living in dire conditions having received no salary for seven months after travelling to Libya drawn by ... Read More

Fire at Mirpur slum tamed after an hour

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- Emergency workers have taken control of a fire that broke out at a slum in Dhaka's Mirpur. The incident was reported around 12:45 pm on Monday, according to the Fire Service. Eight... Read More

BNP takes up two-day programme to commemorate Language Movement heroes

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- The BNP has announced a two-day programme to pay tribute to the martyrs of the 1952 Language Movement and mark International Mother Language Day. The party will hold a discussion co... Read More

A merchandiser was heading to work with her husband in Dhaka. A truck cut her life short

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- A woman has died after being run over by a truck while travelling to her workplace on a motorcycle with her husband in Dhaka. The incident occurred on the Manikdia Club intersection... Read More

Mother catches fever in isolation after mysterious deaths of 2 sisters in Rajshahi

Dhaka, Feb. 19 -- The mother of the two girls who died in the space of four days due to an yet unknown disease has fallen sick in isolation at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital. The father, Manzur Ra... Read More

Rohingya crisis may get deeper for Bangladesh, India in coming days: Donald Lu

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Donald Lu, the US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, has flagged the security risks from the Rohingya refugee crisis for Bangladesh and India amid the ongoing c... Read More

At least 4 dead in Tangail pick up-autorickshaw collision

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- At least four people have been killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between a pick up and an autorickshaw in Tangail's Mirzapur Upazila. The accident occurred in the... Read More

Rubel, brother of expelled Faridpur AL leader Barkat, jailed in arms case

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Imtiaz Hasan Rubel, younger brother of expelled Faridpur Awami League general secretary Sazzad Hossain Barkat, and his associate Rezaul Karim Bipul have been jailed in an arms case. ... Read More

Madrasa teacher gets death for rape of four boys in Chattogram

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- A court has handed down the death penalty to a madrasa teacher for raping four minor boys in Chattogram. Judge Joynal Abedin of Chattogram's Women and Children Repression Prevention... Read More

Hasina calls for international action to end 'genocide' in Gaza

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina believes Israel's actions in Gaza amount to 'genocide' as she emphasised the inherent right of the Palestinian people to live peacefully and establish th... Read More