Highest 450 votes through each EVM: EC

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- The Election Commission has asked its field-level officials not to allow more than 450 voters in a single booth of the polling stations in the six constituencies where electronic voti... Read More

US-China trade truce seen boosting US stock market

Washington, Dec. 3 -- The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyr... Read More

Indian businesses urged to invest more in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov. 30 -- Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali has urged the Indian businesses to make greater investment in Bangladesh for mutual gains of the two closest neighbours. "Prim... Read More

BNP picks 800 aspirants for 280 seats; reaches out to 'reformists'

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- BNP has nominated some 800 candidates for some 280 constituencies, including its 14 ex-MPs known as 'reformists' for their role against the party during the 1/11 government in 2007, ... Read More

Biman to get 2nd Dreamliner December 1

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- A second Boeing 787-8 'Dreamliner' aircraft for Biman Bangladesh Airlines is scheduled to land on December 1 at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. Shakil Meraj, GM... Read More

Lottery Monday to pick 6 EVM constituencies

Dhaka, Nov. 25 -- The Election Commission will draw the lottery on Monday to pick the six constituencies where electronic voting machines (EVMs) will be used during the 11th parliamentary elections sl... Read More

Election materials sent to all districts

Dhaka, Nov. 8 -- The Election Commission (EC) has sent the election materials, including nomination papers, to all districts. The election materials reached the district election offices across the c... Read More

World Mental Health Day Wednesday

Dhaka, Oct. 9 -- The World Mental Health Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe on Wednesday, aiming to raise awareness about the mental health issues and mobilising efforts... Read More

Confirmed deaths near 2,000, still more likely in Indonesia

Palu, Oct. 8 -- The death toll from the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island neared 2,000 on Monday, but thousands more are believed unaccounted for and officials said sea... Read More

BNP rejects Digital Security Act, calls it a 'black' law

Dhaka, Oct. 8 -- Hours after the disclosure that President Abdul Hamid signed the Digital Security Bill, BNP on Monday announced not to accept such a 'black' law. "We don't accept today's law (Digita... Read More