Another top Hefazat leader arrested

Bangladesh, April 13 -- e-Islam's Assistant Publicity Secretary Sharifullah was arrested in Dhaka on Tuesday night. He was accused in a case filed under the Special Powers Act in 2013, said Azhar Muk... Read More

Cumilla Crash: Victims belong to 3 generations of a family

Bangladesh, April 13 -- A man, his daughter and granddaughter died Tuesday, as a truck piled into a CNG auto-rickshaw in Chiwra, an area of Chauddagram in Cumilla. The deceased were identified as Md ... Read More

US to leave troops in Afghanistan beyond May, 9/11 new goal

Bangladesh, April 13 -- President Joe Biden has decided to leave American troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline negotiated with the Taliban by the Trump administration, and has set the 20th ... Read More

Lockdown in Bangladesh: Secretary says no one will go hungry

Bangladesh, April 13 -- The government has taken steps so that the low-income and jobless people do not face any food crisis during the "strict lockdown" slated to be enforced from April 14 to contain... Read More

California lifts COVID-19 limits on indoor worship services

Bangladesh, April 13 -- California on Monday lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that struck down the coronavirus public health mandates. However, t... Read More

Bring smokeless tobacco products under tax net: PROGGA

PROGGA, April 13 -- tobacco platform, has proposed that all types of smokeless tobacco products be brought under the government's tax net in the upcoming budget for the 2021-22 fiscal. The organizati... Read More

After lives & livelihoods: Covid strikes at culture, with Pahela Baishakh forced indoors

Bangladesh, April 13 -- The country will be forced to abandon its traditional Bengali New Year celebration on April 14 for a second consecutive year, as the local outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic wit... Read More

Australia won't buy J&J coronavirus vaccine

Bangladesh, April 13 -- The Australian government has decided against buying the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine as a way to accelerate its immunization program. Health Minister Gre... Read More

Lockdown: 5,000 people apply for movement pass

Bangladesh, April 13 -- Already 5,000 applications have been filed for movement pass, a police clearance that will be needed to travel during the strict lockdown that begins Wednesday. Inspector Gene... Read More

Lockdown: 60,000 people register for movement pass

Bangladesh, April 13 -- thousand applicants have registered for the movement pass until Tuesday evening, a police clearance which will be needed to travel during the strict lockdown that begins Wednes... Read More