20 Jun 2013 09:02:40 AM Thursday
Fire at city RMG factory
A fire broke out at a RMG factory in city’s south Kamalapur area on Thursday morning.
19 Jun 2013 10:37:21 PM Wednesday
Lightning kills 13 in country
At least 13 people were killed and 10 others injured across the country as lightning struck them in different districts of the country on Wednesday.
19 Jun 2013 09:14:39 PM Wednesday
Submit report on compensation: HC
The High Court on Wednesday directed authorities concerned to submit a report over giving compensation details of Tazreen Fashions Ltd.
19 Jun 2013 08:33:39 PM Wednesday
North Korea willing to reengage in nuclear talks
North Korea is willing to resolve the dispute over its nuclear programme peacefully through talks, including returning to stalled six-party talks process.
19 Jun 2013 08:26:12 PM Wednesday
UD to be cancelled for subcontracts to non-member: BGMEA
The utilization declaration (UD) certificate facilities will be cancelled instantly if the export-oriented companies provide subcontract to non-member factories.
19 Jun 2013 07:35:07 PM Wednesday
PM to political parties
Give assurance, hold programmes
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government had no intention to refrain political parties from holding meeting, rally and procession.
19 Jun 2013 06:53:15 PM Wednesday
Nation won’t let GB be snatched away
The Grameen Bank Commission is going to organize a workshop at BIAM Auditorium on 2 July to discuss its recommendations for legal changes to the Grameen Bank structure.
19 Jun 2013 06:40:18 PM Wednesday
Lightning kills 2 workers in city
Two construction workers were killed as lightning struck them in front of British High Commission in Gulshan area of the city on Wednesday.
19 Jun 2013 06:05:31 PM Wednesday
City Corporation Polls
Individuals defeated, not party: Suranajit
Awami League advisory council member Suranjit Sengupta, also minister without portfolio, said it’s not the party but individuals were defeated in four City Corporation polls.
19 Jun 2013 05:49:59 PM Wednesday
WB’s comment won’t affect Padma Bridge: Obaidul
Communications Minister Obaidul Quader claimed that the comment of World Bank (WB) would not affect the construction of much-awaited Padma Bridge.
19 Jun 2013 05:48:32 PM Wednesday
Gautam murder case verdict Jun 27
The verdict of much-talked-about journalist Gautam murder case will be delivered on June 27.
19 Jun 2013 04:12:01 PM Wednesday
12 of Ashiyan City sued
“Police not eager to arrest them”
Police failed to arrest anyone of Ashiyan City including its chairman and managing director although 24-hour passed after filing case against them.
19 Jun 2013 03:41:35 PM Wednesday
BD-Burma agree on Rohingya repatriation
Bangladesh`s foreign minister says Myanmar has agreed in principle to restart a long-delayed voluntary repatriation program for Muslim refugees living in the country, although he conceded that it may not eventuate.
19 Jun 2013 03:38:15 PM Wednesday
Student dives into DU swimming pool, dies
A private university student died after diving into a swimming pool at Dhaka University on Wednesday noon. The deceased was identified as Shahriar Chowdhury, 21, a student of American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB), son of Jalal Uddin Chowdhury.
19 Jun 2013 02:46:50 PM Wednesday
4 journos get bail in defamation case
Four journalists, including its editor, publisher and reporter of the daily Manobkantha and editor of Dhaka Times, were granted bail in the defamation case of filed by Jute and Textiles Minister Abdul Latif Siddique.
19 Jun 2013 02:43:07 PM Wednesday
ACC run by its own law: Chairman
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Ghulam Rahman on Wednesday said the anti-graft body would not conduct its investigation as per the direction of the World Bank (WB).
19 Jun 2013 01:27:06 PM Wednesday
BD celebrates 2m solar systems installation
The World Bank said that Bangladesh, with over 50,000 new solar home systems put into place each month, could celebrate the installation of 2 million systems this month.
19 Jun 2013 12:59:53 PM Wednesday
Westin gets Tripadvisor award
The Westin Dhaka has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.
19 Jun 2013 12:40:52 PM Wednesday
Abul to be sued if found guilty
Former Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain will be made accused instantly after found guilty in conspiracy of Padma Bridge graft during further investigation.
19 Jun 2013 11:50:50 AM Wednesday
Stocks end higher Wednesday
Investors witnessed gain in the benchmark indices of country’s bourses on Wednesday. The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) general index rose over 90 points to stand at 4,477 on the fourth trading day of the week.
19 Jun 2013 11:03:45 AM Wednesday
72-hr hartal in 3 hill dists enters d-2
The 72-hr hartal, called by Parbatya Nagarik Parisad and Parbatya Bangali Chhatra Parisad, is underway for second straight day in three hill districts-Rangamati, Bandarban, Khagrachhaori- on Wednesday.
19 Jun 2013 09:55:29 AM Wednesday
Airtel set to launch Xpress Music service
Airtel Bangladesh now can launch its Xpress Music service for its customers following approval from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).
19 Jun 2013 09:28:02 AM Wednesday
BB Governor says
BD to be mid-income country by ‘19
Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman said Bangladesh could possibly be a middle income country (MIC) by 2019.
19 Jun 2013 12:32:11 AM Wednesday
US-BD Partners-IBFB exchange views
New windows of bi-lateral trade enhanced
New windows of trade and commerce need to be opened to enhance bilateral partnership and ties between Bangladesh and United States.