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Road Transport Act takes effect: Quader

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- The much-talked-about Road Transport Act, 2018 came into effect on Sunday, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader. "The law will be enforced from today (Sunday... Read More


Bangladesh an exciting country with endless potential: Gerald

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- Leader of Portsmouth City Council, UK Gerald Vernon-Jackson CBE has said Bangladesh is an exciting country offering opportunity and endless potential, with strong diaspora ties ... Read More


Two 'Rohingya drug traders' killed in Bandarban 'gunfight'

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- Two suspected Rohingya drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) along Tumbru border of Naikkhongchhari upazila early Sunday.... Read More


Youth held with 3 pistols, Phensidyl in Lalmonirhat

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested an alleged drug peddler along with three foreign pistols and Phensidyl syrup from Chandrapur Bazar in Kaliganj upazil... Read More


Totenberg Stradivarius reborn 4 decades after theft

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- A Stradivarius violin stolen four decades ago from the virtuoso Roman Totenberg and returned to his family by a federal prosecutor came alive again - at the crime scene. Ninete... Read More


PM arrives in Dubai to attend airshow

Dubai, Nov. 17 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached here on a four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the Dubai Air Show 2019. An Emirates flight carrying the Prime Min... Read More


Sexagenarian man hacked dead in Sirajganj

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- An elderly man has been hacked to death by miscreants at Kholabari village in Tarash upazila. The deceased was identified as Yasin Ali, 65, a resident of Aliapur village in Ull... Read More


PEC, Ebtedayee exams begin

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- The Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee examinations began across the country on Sunday. The examinations are being held at 7,470 centres across the country. This... Read More


Sand-laden vessel sinks in Meghna; 3 missing

Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- Three workers went missing as a sand-laden vessel sank after being hit by a launch in the Meghna River in Gazaria upazila early Sunday. Two of the missing workers are Aslam, 24... Read More


JU unrest: Nowfel for investigating both sides' allegations

Savar, Nov. 17 -- Stating that a number of allegations have been made by both protesters and the authorities, Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel on Saturday said the governme... Read More