48 bottles liquor seized, woman arrested in Kurigram

Dhaka, April 12 -- Police have seized 48 bottles of foreign liquor and arrested a woman over drug peddling in Kurigram. SP Ruhul Amin, media spokesman of Kurigram district police, said acting on a ti... Read More

Five killed in launch accident at Sadarghat Terminal

Dhaka, April 11 -- Five people have died in an accident while boarding a launch at Dhaka's Sadarghat. The accident occurred at around 3:00 pm on Thursday, according to Mahfuzur Rahman Mia, chief of t... Read More

Eid-ul-Fitr congregation held at Jatiya Sangsad

Dhaka, April 11 -- The congregation of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the largest religious festivals of the Muslims, was held at the South Plaza of the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban in the city at 8.30am ... Read More

Quader extends Eid greetings to people on behalf of AL

Dhaka, April 11 -- Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr. "On... Read More

Vietnamese billionaire sentenced to death for $44b fraud

Dhaka, April 11 -- It was the most spectacular trial ever held in Vietnam, befitting one of the greatest bank frauds the world has ever seen. Behind the stately yellow portico of the colonial-era cou... Read More

President calls for unity and support for the underprivileged this Eid-ul-Fitr

Dhaka, April 11 -- In a speech delivered at Bangabhaban, President Mohammed Shahabuddin called on affluent members of society to support the less fortunate and celebrate the joy of Eid-ul-Fitr collect... Read More

Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated amid festivity in country

Dhaka, April 11 -- The Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country today amid due solemnity, fervor and gaiety as the holy Ramadan, the ... Read More

President for standing by the poor, Palestinians

Dhaka, April 11 -- President Mohammed Shahabuddin today urged the affluent people of the society to stand by the poor as well as the oppressed people of Palestine. The Head of State, in a congratulat... Read More

Asian shares fall on global rate scare

Dhaka, April 11 -- Asian shares tracked Wall Street lower on Thursday as sticky US inflation forced markets to slash bets on how much Federal Reserve easing might come this year, a result that sent th... Read More

National nominal wage ups slightly

Dhaka, April 11 -- The country's national nominal wage increased slightly in the month of March as reflected in the Wage Rate Index (WRI) that was released by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) on ... Read More