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Bangladesh likely to sit with China, Myanmar

Bangladesh is likely to sit across the table with representatives of China and Myanmar in New York this month to resolve the much-talked-about Rohingya repatriation issue.

'Banks’ performance to be published every 3 months'

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal makes a fresh commitment to improve the financial health of state banks, saying the performance of the lenders will be published every three months.

Gain trust of Biman passengers: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines to gain the trust of passengers by ensuring the standard services with honesty and sincerity.

Measures if JU VC found guilty: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says that measures will be taken against Vice Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) Prof Farzana Islam if the allegations of bribing Chhatra League leaders…

DNCC’s drive from Sept 22 to free Dhaka streets

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will carry out drives to free the city streets and footpaths from illegal occupation from September 22, in a bid to ensure smooth movement of…

Action if cops take drug: DMP chief

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam warns of taking action against the policemen are involved in drug related offences.

'Onion price to go down in 24hrs'

The prices of onion, an essential cooking ingredient, will go down in 24 hours because of the government’s measures and for its adequate supply in the market, a member of…

30 killed in Afghan suicide attacks

Taliban suicide attackers kill at least 30 people in Afghanistan, their deadliest bombing taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, although he is unhurt.

ADB President Takehiko Nakao announces to resign

Takehiko Nakao has announced to resign from the president post of the Asian Development Bank, to be effective from 16 January 2020, a statement of the bank says.

Dengue patient dies in Dhaka

An 11-year-old girl, who was diagnosed with dengue fever, dies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

Suspended female journo files GD seeking security

The female journalist, who was suspended from the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology in Gopalganj, files a general diary (GD) with local police seeking the security of her…

250 illegal structures demolished in Dhaka

Bangladesh Railways has demolished 250 illegal structures from Dhaka’s Shahjahanpur Railway Colony.

New Zealand wants to help Bangladesh improve business climate

New Zealand, a top ranked country in terms of ease of doing business, wants to help Bangladesh improve business climate that is seeking to attract more foreign investment.

PM inaugurates Biman’s ‘Rajhangsa’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates “Rajhangsa”, the 4th Dreamliner of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

Soumya, Miraz to feature for Bangladesh A

Bangladesh left-arm opener Soumya Sarkar, who was dropped from the national squad following his poor run with the bat in the Tigers’ first two matches in the ongoing tri-nation T20I…

Minor girl raped in Jhenidah

A minor girl is raped by a man at Ektarpur village in Kaliganj upazila of Jhenidah, police say.

HC directs govt to probe death of mother after C-section

The High Court directs the government to form a three-member expert committee to inquire into the allegation of negligence against a doctor and two others causing death of a mother…

Neymar's CL suspension cut to two games: CAS

Neymar's Champions League ban for insulting match officials on social media has been reduced from three games to two following an appeal, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled…

Padma bridge: Rail route also to open by June 2021

The government is working to open a portion of the rail route from Dhaka to Jashore through Padma bridge at the time of inauguration of the bridge in June of…

‘Try to avoid social media during harsh times’

Bangladesh all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain said that the Tigers try to avoid social media and focus on their cricket when things are not going well.