Dhaka: 4:04 AM, Wed, 11 Dec, 2019

Flights to be suspended at Dhaka airport

Flights at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will be suspended for three hours on Wednesday due to airshow of the national air force.

Newborn found dead in city rubbish bin

Body of a one-day aged newborn was recovered from a rubbish bin of Kunipara in the capital’s Tejgaon area on Tuesday.

Per capita income $1909 in FY19

Planning Minister MA Mannan has said economy of the country grew by a record 8.15 percent in the last fiscal year (FY19) while the per capita income reached US$1,909.

Casino in Dhaka: ACC summons 11 engineers

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned 11 engineers on charge of abetting GK Shamim in getting tenders and running illegal casino business.

‘5,000 buses to be introduced in Dhaka’

Khandaker Enayet Ullah, secretary general of Bangladesh Road Transport Owners' Association said, 5,000 buses will be introduced in Dhaka to bring discipline in capital’s transport system through bus route rationalization.  

Charge sheet pressed against S K Sinha, 10 others

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has submitted charge sheet to a Dhaka court against 11 people, including former chief justice SK Sinha, for their alleged involvement in embezzlement and money laundering.

Bangladesh country of religious harmony, India’s statement wrong

Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen said the allegation brought in India’s Lok Sabha against Bangladesh over torturing minority people is not true.

Govt working to maintain rule of law: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government has been working to uphold the rule of law to protect human rights in the country, stressing the need for creating mass awareness about citizens’ duty and rights.

HC orders to use ‘Joy Bangla’ as slogan

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday issued a verbal instruction to use "Joy Bangla" as a slogan from December 16.

‘Bangladesh now a donor country’

Bangladesh Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Rabab Fatima said, “Bangladesh is a donor country as well as recipient of assistance at the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).”

Youth killed in ‘gunfight’

A young man was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early Tuesday.

Verdict on Rajshahi man Wednesday

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver verdict tomorrow (Wednesday) in a case filed against a Rajshahi man for allegedly committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

Canada, Netherlands to support Gambia

International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague of the Netherlands is set to start hearing on Rohingya genocide. Canada and Netherlands will help Gambia to conduct the case filed against Myanmar.

‘Univ authorities can’t avoid responsibility of student murder’

President M Abdul Hamid university authorities cannot avoid responsibility if any student lost his/her life on the campus.

Cabinet approves President’s draft JS speech

The cabinet has approved the draft of the President’s speech to be delivered at the first session of the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) in 2020.