Dhaka: 3:56 PM, Sat, 21 Apr, 2018

Termination of Razakars' children from govt job demanded

Staff Correspondent: The termination of Razakars' children from government job has been demanded.

C'wealth for halting violence in Rakhaine state

Risingbd Desk: The Commonwealth on Friday called for a halt to all violence, restoration of normality and accountability of the perpetrators for gross violations of human rights in northern Rakhaine state of Myanmar through an independent investigation.

3kg gold seized at Shahjalal Int'l Airport

Staff Correspondent: Customs officials in separate drives seized gold bars, weighing around three kilograms at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital.

PM suggests making CW high-level group more representatives

Desk Report:  Seeking inclusion of representatives from Asia in the High Level Group to review the Commonwealth Secretariat's Governance, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday suggested making the Group more representatives with inclusion of member states of different regions.

Removal of coal from sunken cargo begins

Bagerhat Correspondent: The process of removing coal has begun after a week a coal-laden cargo vessel, MV Niloy-2, capsized at Harbaria of Mongla port in the Pashur River near the Sundarbans.

Woman loses leg in Dhaka road accident

Staff Correspondent: A young woman has lost her right leg in a road accident in Chairman Bari area of capital's Banani.

Protest against forcing female students to leave DU hall

Staff Correspondent: Students and job seekers have held a protest rally against throwing out several female students from Sufia Kamal Hall of Dhaka University (DU) on midnight.

Forcing out female students a rumour: DU VC

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka University Vice-chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman has claimed that no student was forced out of Kabi Sufia Kamal Hall of the university at midnight.

Sohan Group MD arrested

Staff Correspondent: Police has arrested Sohan Group’s Managing Director (MD) and former Managing Director of Asian TV Mizanur Rahman in a cheque fraud case.

Bus-truck collision kills one in Gazipur

Staff Correspondent, Gazipur: At least one person was killed and four others were injured in a collision between a bus and truck on Friday morning.

Sheikh Hasina, Modi hold talks, discusses bilateral issues

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held a bilateral meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in London on Thursday and discussed matters of bilateral interests.

Trudeau hails PM Sheikh Hasina’s leadership

Desk Report: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has highly appreciated Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina for her outstanding leadership in handling the protracted Rohingya crisis.

Sheikh Hasina in Time’s 100 most influential people list

Desk Report: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been included in the Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people of 2018.

Commonwealth summit begins, PM Sheikh Hasina attends

Desk Report: Queen Elizabeth II, the Head of the Commonwealth, opened the Commonwealth summit for what may be the last time on Thursday voicing hope that her son would be allowed to carry on her role.

Minister for expanding up forest area to 20pc by 2020

Staff Correspondent: Environment and Forest Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Thursday said the existing 12 percent forest area of the country will be expanded up to 20 percent by 2020.