Dhaka: 3:32 PM, Tue, 21 Aug, 2018
Mouring August

Khaleda, Tarique directly involved in Aug 21 grenade attack: PM

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today accused again the then BNP government of perpetrating the barbaric grenade attack on an Awami League rally in 2004, saying that there is no doubt that Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman were directly involved in the carnage.

Rain likely on Eid day

Staff Correspondent: Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at country's different places in the morning on the day of Eid-ul-Azha tomorrow while it may intensify in the afternoon.

Eid jamaat timings in capital

Staff Correspondent: Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest Muslim religious festival, will be observed on Wednesday in most places across Bangladesh. Devotees will attend Eid prayers in the morning before setting off the day's celebrations.

President to exchange greetings on Eid day

Risingbd Desk: President M Abdul Hamid will exchange greetings with a cross section of people at Bangabhaban on Wednesday, on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims.

Two brothers killed in Gopalganj road crash

Gopalganj Correspondent: Two brothers were killed as a private car plunged into roadside ditch in Sharifpara of Gopinathpur under Sadar upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.

August 21 Grenade Attack: 14th anniversary today

Risingbd Desk: The 14th anniversary of the gruesome August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally is being observed with various programmes in a somber mood today.

Banks near cattle markets to remain open today

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank asked all banks to remain open its branches adjoining to cattle markets in the Dhaka city area on Tuesday to ensure smooth transactions.

PM presents sacrificial cow to Jamalpur hijra community

Desk Report: The hijra (transgender) community of Jamalpur has gotten a sacrificial cow of Taka one lakh after they sent a short message service (SMS) to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Quota, safe road movement: 34 get bail

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has granted bail to 34 students who were arrested in cases filed over quota reformation and safe road movements.

Nawshaba denied bail, sent to jail

Staff Correspondent: Rejecting her bail petition, a Dhaka court on Monday sent actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed to jail in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

Huge rush at Sadarghat launch terminal

Staff Correspondent: The Eid-ul-Azha, one of the two biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, is set to celebrate across the country on Wednesday, a day just to reach.

Cabinet secretary hints for age extension of govt job entry

Senior Correspondent: Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam on Monday hinted for extension of age limit for government job entry.

Law and order situation satisfactory: Home Minister

Staff Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has expressed his satisfaction over the law and order situation prevails across the country.

PM receives two UNICEF awards

Secretariat Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received two international awards given by the UNICEF in recognition to her government’s campaign against early marriage.

Tanners getting Tk 600cr loan for rawhide purchase

Economic Correspondent: Four state-owned banks are giving 42 leather traders Tk 600 crore loan to purchase rawhides of sacrificial animals during Eid-ul-Azha.

Why govt not quit power, Fakhrul questions

Senior Correspondent: Referring to Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader’s comment on a conspiracy like 1/11, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the ruling party is the most beneficiary of the 1/11 political changeover.

Priyanka invited only Ranveer not Deepika

Entertainment Desk: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s engagement party was a celeb-spotting extravaganza, Alia Bhatt and the Ambanis made it. Ranveer Singh was invited too but not Deepika Padukone, say reports.