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Two killed in bus-truck collision in Rangpur

National Desk :: Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Sholagari area under Pirganj upazila in Rangpur on Tuesday morning. Of the deceased, one was identified as Piar ...

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BNP inquiry committee visits Sundarbans

National Desk :: The BNP investigating committee has visited the Sundarbans to ‘probe’ the recent oil spill in Shela River. Chairman of the Bangladesh Environment Journalists Forum Kamrul Islam Chouwdhury, who is also a member of the probe panel, said ...

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Tk2.58cr gold seized at Shahjalal

Customs officials, in separate drives, have arrested two persons in possessions with 43 gold bars and ornaments worth about Tk2.58 crore from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The arrestees are Anis Mia, 23, and Farid Matbor, 42. Director general (DG) of ...

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British HC in Dhaka closed on Dec 24, 25

National Desk :: The British High Commission in Dhaka, its office in Sylhet, will be closed on December 24 and December 25 for the celebration of upcoming Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Department for International Development (DFID Bangladesh) will also ...

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Fresh arrest warrant against Tarique

National Desk :: A Dhaka court on Monday issued another arrest warrant against BNP senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman for demeaning Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Metropolitan Magistrate M Mahbubur Rahman passed the order after hearing on a defamation case. Earlier in ...

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Mozena says Bangladesh goodbye

 National Desk :: Outgoing US Ambassador Dan W Mozena left Bangladesh as his three years’ service tenure in the country has ended. Sources of US Embassy in Dhaka confirmed the matter to news. Earlier, Mozena took the office of the ...

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New Indian visa centre in Dhaka

National Desk :: The State Bank of India is opening a new Indian Visa Application Centre (IVAC) in Dhaka from Jan 1. The country’s leading state-owned bank is its authorised visa processing agency in Bangladesh. This third IVAC will be ...

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Move against criminals regardless of political ties: Hasina

National Desk :: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has told government officials to control law and order at all cost. She gave those instructions during a video conference on Monday with divisional commissioners of Rangpur and Barisal and deputy commissioners of ...

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ACC quizzes 7 Mercantile Bank officers

National Desk :: The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) is quizzing the seven officials of Mercantile Bank on allegation of loan scam of Tk 1300 crore of Ananda Shipyard on Monday. A team led by Deputy Director Mir Zainul Abedin Shibli ...

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Kaiser war crimes verdict on Tuesday

National Desk :: The war crimes tribunal will deliver its verdict on former Muslim League leader Syed Mohammed Kaiser on Tuesday. Kaiser, a Muslim League leader during the 1971 Liberation War, was later a minister of state in the government ...

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