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Journalist Zafar Wazed joins as Director General of PIB

Noted journalist Zafar Wazed on Sunday joined the Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) as the Director General (DG) of the institute for two years. PIB DG in-charge and Additional Secretary of the Information Ministry Mir Md Nazrul Islam handed over ...

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TCB set to start selling Ramadan essentials Tuesday

Photo: Collected Dhaka, Apr 22 : State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will start selling three essentials at a subsidised rate across the country on Tuesday for the convenience of people during Ramadan. The three essentials are soyabean oil, pulse ...

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Sheikh Selim’s grandson died in Sri Lanka serial bomb attacks

Awami League presidium member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim’s minor grandson Zayan Chowdhary, who had been missing after the heinous serial bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, has died, media reports. Sheikh Selim’s son-in-law Moshiul Haque Chowdhary Prince ...

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Padma Bridge’s 11th span to be installed Tuesday

Munshiganj, Apr 22 : The 11th span of the much-hyped Padma Bridge will be installed on Tuesday which will make 1,500 metres of the bridge visible. The 3,600-ton ‘6-C’ span will be installed on the 33 and 34 no pillars ...

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Explosions kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

Photo: People gather outside St. Anthony’s Shrine where a blast happened, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. A Sri Lanka hospital spokesman says several blasts on Easter Sunday have killed dozens of people. Colombo, Apr 21 : At ...

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Brunei rolls out red carpet for Prime Minister

Brunei rolled out a red carpet after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached Bandar Seri Begawan on Sunday afternoon on a three-day official visit at the invitation of the kingdom’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, BSS reports. A special flight of Biman ...

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Journalist Mahfuz Ullah still alive, says daughter

Mahfuz Ullah had hosted radio and television shows and been involved with leading Bangla and English dailies in Bangladesh. File photo Dhaka, Apr 21 : Senior journalist Mahfuz Ullah is still on life support at a Thailand hospital, his daughter ...

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Two Bangladeshi tourists missing in Sri Lanka

Two Bangladeshi tourists, including a child, have remained missing since blasts rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, said State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam. “Two Bangladesh nationals are unaccounted for. They went ...

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TIB demands punishment of Nusrat’s killers

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Sunday demanded exemplary punishment of those responsible for the death of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. TIB Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman came up with the demand from a human chain held in front Teachers-Students ...

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BNP leader Barrister AminulHaque passes away

BNP vice-chairman and former minister  Barrister Aminul Haque. File photo Dhaka, Apr 21 : BNP vice-chairman and former minister Barrister Aminul Haque died at United Hospital in the city on Sunday. He was 76. Aminul Haque, who had been suffering ...

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