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Syrian pilot found alive after US downed plane over Raqqah

The pilot of Syrian fighter plane recently shot down by the US-led coalition has been found in the countryside of Raqqah. According to Sputnik, Captain Ali fahd was found alive and well by Syrian troops in the village of Shuwaihat ...

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Musa Ibrahim rescued

Mount Everest conqueror Musa Ibrahim is finally rescued from the Papua New Guinea mountain in the early morning of Monday, reports BBC.   He has been trapped for 6 day long in the Mount Carstensz Pyramid along with two other ...

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Miscreants attack Fakhrul’s motorcade in Ctg

Some unidentified miscreants attacked on motorcade of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir while he was going to visit to landslide affected area in Rangamati on Sunday morning.The incident occurred on the way at Rangunia in Chittagong at 10:30am. ...

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Landslides latest update: Death toll rises to 161

The death toll from landslides in Chittagong division has risen further to 161 after another landslide hit Khagrachhari district. Two siblings were killed in another landslide in Khagrachhari’s Ramgarh upazila early Sunday Confirming the matter, Ramgarh Police Station Office-in-Charge (OC) ...

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Musa Ibrahim trapped on Mount Carstensz Pyramid

Musa Ibrahim, the first Bangladeshi to conquer Mount Everest, has got stranded on Carstensz Pyramid, the 4,884 meter mountain in the Sudirman Range of the western central highlands of Papua Province in Indonesia. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar ...

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6 months needed to restore road communications in Rangamati

Chittagong: Chittagong and Rangamati roads affected by the hillslides may take more than 6 months to become normal, said Roads and Highways Department officials. The 80-kilometer Rangamati-Chittagong road has collapsed in 35 places. In some places, the whole road has ...

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CPD: New VAT law may shoot up gas, electricity prices

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has expressed apprehension that gas and electricity prices may be hiked again if the new value-added tax (VAT) law comes into effect in 2017-18 fiscal year. “If the new VAT law comes into force, 15% ...

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PM’s to make stopover in Sylhet en route to Dhaka

While returning to Dhaka after wrapping up her three-day bilateral visit to Sweden, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to make a stopover at Sylhet on Saturday morning (June 17). A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines BG002 carrying the ...

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PM returns home from Sweden

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned home after concluding her three-day bilateral visit to Sweden. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and members of her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 9:15am Saturday. ...

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Bangladesh 3rd most peaceful country in South Asia

Bangladesh has been ranked the third most peaceful country in South Asia in the Global Peace Index of 2017. The index puts Bangladesh in a better position than neighbours India, Pakistan and Nepal. Bangladesh is ranked 84, down a notch ...

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