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No increase in metro rail fares, but VAT imposed

Dhaka, July 2 -- Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited, or DMTCL, the operator of the metro rail, has not increased the fare for passenger services despite a VAT imposed on its services. The government'... Read More


Landslide blocks road, disrupts traffic in Khagrachhari

Dhaka, July 2 -- A landslide in Khagrachhari's Alutila Sapmara area has disrupted traffic between Dhaka and Chattogram. Many vehicles were stranded on the roads after the incident occurred around 5am... Read More


HSC exams suspended in Feni's Fulgazi and Parshuram due to severe flooding

Dhaka, July 2 -- The Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent examinations scheduled for Tuesday have been suspended in Feni's Fulgazi and Parshuram Upazilas due to heavy rainfall and flooding. Mu... Read More


Jailer transferred after death row convicts escape Bogura jail

Dhaka, July 2 -- Jailer Faridul Rahman Rubel has been transferred to Rajshahi over the escape of four death row inmates from the Bogura District Prison by breaking through the roof of their condemned ... Read More


3 missing after Sunamganj boat capsize amid torrential rains

Dhaka, July 2 -- Two women and a child have gone missing after a boat capsized in Sunamganj's Surma River in Dowarabazar Upazila amid the torrential rain. According to Dowarabazar executive officer M... Read More


Fare adjustments remain uncertain as metro rail VAT exemption expires

Dhaka, July 1 -- Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited, or DMTCL, has not disclosed plans for the first day of the new fiscal year following the expiry of VAT exemption on metro rail tickets. Questions ... Read More


Police association asked media to be accurate not silent on corruption reports, says Additional IGP Monirul

Dhaka, July 1 -- Following backlash, Bangladesh Police Service Association President Monirul Islam says that the organisation had asked media outlets to verify their reports on graft allegations again... Read More


Rains likely to batter Bangladesh throughout the week

Dhaka, July 1 -- The early monsoon rain of Asharh, the first month of the rainy season in the Bangla calendar, may continue throughout the week, Bangladesh Meteorological Department has forecast. Met... Read More


Bangladesh must settle Teesta issue in its own way, says former envoy to India Tariq Karim

Dhaka, July 1 -- Bangladesh must address the Teesta river water issue independently, without waiting for India to resolve its internal conflicts first, former high commissioner to India Tariq Ahmad Ka... Read More


Water rising again in Sunamganj due to rain, runoff

Dhaka, July 1 -- After a week's gap, the water in Sunamganj's rivers and streams is rising once again amid heavy rain and hill runoff. The water has already entered the district's low-lying areas. Th... Read More