Three fire incidents in Dhaka and Jamalpur recorded on New Year's Eve

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- At least three fire incidents occurred in the capital Dhaka and Jamalpur due to fireworks and flying lanterns during the revelry on New Year's Eve on Sunday night. Sources at the Fir... Read More

Habiganj-2: JaPa candidate withdraws from election citing 'lack of fair environment'

Habiganj, Jan. 1 -- Jatiya Party (JaPa) candidate for Habiganj-2 (Baniachong and Ajmiriganj upazilas) Shankar Pal withdrew from the race on Monday, citing the lack of a conducive environment for the e... Read More

Dhaka-Washington ties won't be affected by verdict in Yunus case: Foreign Secretary

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen has said relations between Bangladesh and the United States would not be affected by an issue involving an individual. "It's not normal for an issu... Read More

Int'l Rating Chess: GM Ziaur Rahman suffers shocking defeat against Feroz Ahmed

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- Grand Master Ziaur Rahman suffered a shocking defeat against Feroz Ahmed in the third round match of the Walton International Rating Chess Tournament held at the Bangladesh Chess Fede... Read More

Dhaka begins 2024 with worst air quality in the world

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- On the first day of the new year, 2024, Dhaka topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI score of 244 at 8:40 am. On the last day of 2023, Dhaka also ... Read More

Main accused arrested in case over murdered Magura siblings

Magura, Jan. 1 -- Police arrested the main accused in a case filed in connection with the murder of two siblings in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura, from the district town on Monday. The arrestee was i... Read More

Dr Yunus didn't pay workers' dues, rather tried to bribe them: Information Minister

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said that Dr Yunus was sued for not paying workers' dues, which he and Grameen Telecom tried to 'manage' by paying brib... Read More

'I've been punished for a crime I didn't commit': Dr Yunus

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- Nobel peace laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus on Monday stressed that he has been punished for a crime he didn't commit. "I have been punished for a crime that I haven't committed," Yunus t... Read More

Dengue: Bangladesh reports zero death with 85 new cases in 24 hrs

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- No fresh death due to dengue was reported in Bangladesh in the 24 hours till Monday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). During the period, 85 mor... Read More

New 'Tourist Express' trains to Dhaka-Cox's Bazar route from Jan 10

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- Another pair of trains named 'Tourist Express' will run on the Dhaka-Cox's Bazar route from January 10, said the Bangladesh Railway on Monday. The train will leave Dhaka at 6:15 am a... Read More