Dhaka: 2:45 PM, Sat, 25 Jan, 2020

Rain may occur for 3 days from Tuesday

Rain or rain accompanied by thunder is likely to occur in different regions of the country for three days from Tuesday.

Michael Madhusudan’s 196th birth anniversary today

The 196th birth anniversary of legendary Bengali poet and father of Bengali sonnet Michael Madhusudan Dutt is being observed today (Saturday) with pomp and grandeur.

Woman burnt in Chalantika slum fire dies

Thirty five-year old Parvin Aktar, who was severely burnt in the fire originated in the Chalantika slum at Mirpur 7 in Dhaka yesterday afternoon, has died this morning.

Continuity of government made Bangladesh’s uplift visible: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said continuity of her ruling Awami League (AL) in state power made visible the country’s uplift and urged the party leaders and workers to supplement the government efforts to change the people’s lot.

‘Rohingya repatriation to be easy following court order’

Law minister Anisul Haque MP opined that the Rohingya repatriation will be easy following the order of international court.

Child Rape in Dhaka: Main accused held

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel have detained the main accused in a case filed over rape of a seven-year-old girl at Dhaka’s Sabujbagh.

Dry weather likely

Bangladesh Meteorological Department on Friday predicted that weather would remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country in the next 24 hours.

AL pays tribute to Bangabandhu

The newly-elected Bangladesh Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) and Advisory Council led by AL President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing wreaths at his mazar at Tungipara in Gopalganj on Friday.

100 houses gutted in Chalantika slum fire

At least 100 houses were gutted as a fire broke out at Chalantika Slum in city’s Mirpur area early Friday.

Govt to make a policy to fix doctors fee

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque said the government is going to consider a policy to fix the fee of doctors who deal with patients at private hospitals, clinics and chambers.  

PM vows to build terrorism, graft-free country

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated her determination to advance the country further by freeing it from terrorism, militancy and corruption.

137,198 Bangladeshis to perform Hajj this year

A total of 137,198 pilgrims will go to Saudi Arabia from Bangladesh this year for performing Hajj this year.

Bangla Academy Literature Award announced

Bangla Academy Literary Awards for the year 2019 have been announced.

Top 10 countries in corruption

Transparency International (TI) has released the global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2019 on Thursday.

Decision to hold uniform admission test at public varsities

University Grants Commission (UGC), the statutory apex body for higher education, has taken a decision to hold a uniform admission test from next year to enrol students at all public universities in Bangladesh.