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No militancy link with Akayed found here: CTTC

Dhaka Office : Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) Chief Monirul Islam said no evidence of militancy connection with Akayed Ullah, suspect of New York subway bomb attack, has been found in Bangladesh. He made the disclosure to reporters in ...

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Fire at Fenchuganj grid disrupts power supply to northeastern districts

Some areas of the country’s northeastern districts experienced power supply disruptions due to a fire incident at a grid substation at the Fenchuganj power station today. According to official sources at Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) that operates the ...

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2 BCL activists stabbed dead in Moulvibazar

Two activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) were stabbed to death at Moulvibazar Govt High School ground in Moulvibazar on Thursday evening. BCL is the student wing of ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL). The deceased were identified as Mohammad Ali ...

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Niko graft verdict hearing adjourned till Jan 11

Dhaka Office : The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court adjourned till January 11 the hearing on a petition filed by the state seeking a stay on the High Court verdict that declared the BAPEX-Niko joint venture deal illegal. An ...

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Bangladeshi man charged with plot to kill British PM

A 20-year-old man appeared in court on Wednesday charged with plotting to assassinate British prime minister Theresa May in a bomb and knife attack. Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman is accused of planning an explosion outside May’s Downing Street office then trying ...

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PM opens Digital World 2017

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Dec 6) inaugurated the four-day Digital World, the biggest ICT exposition in Bangladesh, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka with the slogan ‘Ready for Tomorrow’. ICT Division in collaboration with Bangladesh Association of ...

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UNESCO recognises ‘Shital Pati’ as cultural heritage

Sylhet’s traditional art of ‘Shital Pati’ weaving has been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity by UNESCO. The recognition was given on Wednesday at UNESCO’s 12 ICH Committee session at Jeju in South ...

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Khaleda gets bail in two cases

Dhaka Office : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has surrendered before a special court and received bail in two graft cases. The BNP chief appeared before the Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-5, the makeshift court built on the premises of Madrasa-e-Alia Dhaka in ...

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B Chy, Kader Siddique, Rab, Manna float ‘Juktafront’

Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh, Krishak Sramik Janata League, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal and Nagarik Oikya on Monday formed a new political alliance called Juktafront, making former president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury its convener. The alliance was formed at a meeting of the senior ...

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Mayor Annisul laid to rest

Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Annisul Huq was buried at the Banani graveyard in the city in the evening on Saturday (December 02). He was buried at about 5:20 pm beside the grave of his mother and the ...

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