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CPJ names Shahidul Alam among four for Int'l Press Freedom Awards 2020

Bangladesh, July 14 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists named prominent Bangladeshi photo journalist Shahidul Alam and three others from Iran, Nigeria, and Russia for the 2020 International Press ... Read More


No Eid holidays for Govt, private, autonomous officials: Gazette Notification

Bangladesh, July 14 -- The government officials including officials of private and autonomous organisations have been asked not to leave their work stations during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha holiday to ... Read More


Man held over 'rape' of fifth grader in Chandpur

Bangladesh, July 13 -- Police early Monday arrested a man who allegedly raped a fifth grader, from Baburhat area of the district town. The accused is identified as Jahangir Dorji, 40, of the district... Read More


Extending support to women crucial in COVID-19: GCC Mayor

Bangladesh, July 13 -- Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) Mayor Md Zahangir Alam on Monday said it is important to support women especially those who are employed in apparel industry so that they can main... Read More


Bogura-1 by-polls: Father of independent candidate, 4 more held with Tk 7 lakh

Bangladesh, July 13 -- Police in a drive arrested four people including the father of an independent candidate along with posters and a bag containing Tk 7 lakh from Sonatala on Sunday night. The arr... Read More


400 girl students receive bicycles in Panchagarh

Bangladesh, July 13 -- Panchagarh District Administration has started distributing bicycles among 400 girl students on Monday in Sadar Upazila under Local Governance Support Project (LGSP) and Beggars... Read More


Buriganga launch capsize: Mayur-2 launch master held

Bangladesh, July 13 -- Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested the master of 'Mayur-2' launch from Dakhshin Keraniganj area early Monday in connection with Buriganga launch capsize that c... Read More


Regent Hospital scam: Shahed sued for 'embezzling' Tk 91 lakh in Chattogram

Bangladesh, July 13 -- A case was filed against Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed on Monday on charge of embezzling more than Tk 91 lakh from a transport exporter in Chattogram. Md Saifuddin, ... Read More


Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 in doubt, UN report warns

Bangladesh, July 13 -- More people are going hungry and the hungry are most numerous in Asia, but expanding fastest in Africa, an annual study by the United Nations has found. Tens of millions have j... Read More


New Zealand mosque gunman to represent himself at sentencing

Bangladesh, July 13 -- The gunman who admitted killing 51 devotees in a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, will represent himself when he will be sentenced in next month. Brenton Harrison Tarr... Read More