Bangabandhu Shilpa Nagar will create 14 lakh jobs: Principal Secretary

Dhaka, Sept. 20 -- Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister's Office Md Tofazzel Hossain Mia on Wednesday said Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar (BSMSN) alone will create direct employment for 14... Read More

India asks citizens to be careful if traveling to Canada as rift widens over Sikh leader's death

NEW DELHI, Sept. 20 -- India on Wednesday advised its citizens to be careful when traveling to Canada as a rift between the two nations widens further in the wake of Ottawa's allegations that India ma... Read More

Govt allows 3,950 tonnes of Hilsa export to India ahead of Durga Puja

Dhaka, Sept. 20 -- The Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday allowed the export of 3,950 tonnes of Hilsa in India on the occasion of the Durga Puja festival. The ministry issued a notification allowing 7... Read More

Man gets life term for raping fifth grader in Dhaka

Dhaka, Sept. 20 -- A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment in a case over raping a 5th grader in Dhaka's Badda area around eight years back. The convict is Nasir Hawlader... Read More

UNHCR welcomes S Korea's contribution of USD 1 million for Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Sept. 20 -- UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomed the generous contribution of USD 1 million from the Republic of Korea. This important contribution strengthens UNHCR's efforts to provide pro... Read More

The path Bangladesh is taking is quite challenging: BIPSS President

DHAKA, Sept. 20 -- Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies (BIPSS) President Major General (Retd) ANM Muniruzzaman on Wednesday said every nation puts forward policies and fosters its relat... Read More

Training centers being established in eight divisions for physically challenged people: Minister

Dhaka, Sept. 20 -- Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed on Wednesday said integrated training centers are being established in all the eight divisions of the country with the aim of providing trai... Read More

Asian Games: Bangladesh to play India in men's football on Thursday

DHAKA, Sept. 20 -- Bangladesh will play their giant neighbour India in their 2nd Group A match of the 19th Asian Games Men's Football on Thursday ( Sept 21). The match between FIFA ranked 189th Bangl... Read More

Ekushey Padak-winning dancer, actor Zinnat Barkatullah passes away

DHAKA, Sept. 20 -- Revered Bangladeshi dancer and actor Zinnat Barkatullah passed away on Wednesday afternoon. Zinnath, who had been suffering from several health complications, breathed her last at ... Read More

Police constable dies after falling off building in Chattogram

Dhaka, Sept. 20 -- A police constable died after falling off the roof of a five-storey building at Dampara police lines hilltop in Chattogram city on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased was identified ... Read More