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No motorcycles for three days, microbuses for two days during election

Dhaka, Jan. 3 -- Bangladesh Road Transport Authority has issued a notice restricting vehicular movement during the 12th parliamentary polls slated for Jan 7. The movement of motorcycles has been bann... Read More


President Shahabuddin casts his vote by postal ballot

Dhaka, Jan. 3 -- Bangladesh President Mohammed Shahabuddin has cast his vote in the 12th national parliamentary elections through a postal ballot. The president and his wife Dr Rebecca Sultana are re... Read More


A chill at the polls: What will the weather be like on voting day?

Dhaka, Jan. 3 -- A piercing chill and dense fog obscuring the sun until midday characterise the weather four days before the 12th national election. It is likely persist through voting day. On Wednes... Read More


Bangladesh's election expenses to exceed Tk 20bn

Dhaka, Jan. 3 -- The Election Commission had initially estimated the spending for the 12th parliamentary polls at Tk 15 billion, but the total figure is now expected to cross Tk 20 billion. EC Additi... Read More


Election code breach: Ctg MP Mustafizur gets bail after surrendering in court

Dhaka, Jan. 3 -- Chattogram lawmaker Mustafizur Rahman Chowdhury has secured bail in a case concerning alleged violations of electoral code of conduct four days before the national election. Mustafiz... Read More


Bangladesh COVID panel calls for masking, screening to curb spread of new variant

Dhaka, Jan. 3 -- The National Technical Advisory Committee on COVID-19 has called for precautionary public health measures, including mask-wearing, to combat the potential spread of the new coronaviru... Read More


Bangladeshi expatriate woman, teenage daughter killed in crash on way from UAE to Saudi Arabia

Dhaka, Jan. 2 -- A Bangladeshi expatriate woman and her teenage daughter have been killed in a car crash on a family trip to Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates for Umrah. The accident took pl... Read More


High Court asks why ACC case against bdnews24.com's Khalidi will not be quashed

Dhaka, Jan. 2 -- The High Court has issued a rule asking the Anti-Corruption Commission, or ACC, why its case against bdnews24.com Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi will not be quashed. The ACC... Read More


New year price shock: LPG consumers to pay Tk 2.38 more per kg in January

Dhaka, Jan. 2 -- The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has increased prices of liquefied petroleum gas, used for cooking, by Tk 2.38 per kilogram to Tk 119.40 for sales in the first month of the... Read More


Bangladesh logs 60 dengue cases, 1 death in a day

Dhaka, Jan. 2 -- Bangladesh has registered the first death of the year from dengue in the daily count after 1,705 deaths in 2023. The number of dengue cases has increased by 60 in a 24-hour count on ... Read More