2 MPs demand probe why pregnant UNO made OSD

Dhaka, Feb. 11 -- Two ruling party MPs on Monday demanded departmental probe into why Sadar Upazila Nirhabi Officer (UNO) of Narayanganj Hosne Ara Begum Bina has been made an officer on special duty (... Read More

UNHCR deeply concerned about humanitarian impact of violence in Myanmar

Dhaka, Feb. 9 -- UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic on Friday said the UN refugee agency is "deeply concerned" about the humanitarian impact of continuing violence in Myanmar and the potential for both... Read More

BB heist: US Federal Reserve assists Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- The United States' Federal Reserve Bank of New York (New York Fed) will be assisting Bangladesh's central bank to recover the $81-million stolen funds in the 2016 cyberheist. In a jo... Read More

NRCC, NHRC appear to be 'dummy commissions': HC

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- The High Court on Thursday observed that the National River Conservation Commission (NRCC) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) appear to be 'dummy commissions' as they ca... Read More

UAE naval chief calls on Bangladesh air chief

Dhaka, Jan. 30 -- Commander of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Pilot Saeed Bin Hamdan Al-Nahyan called on Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat at Air Headq... Read More

Ershad recovering gradually: GM Quader

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- Jatiya Party cochairman GM Quader on Wednesday said the health condition of their party chairman HM Ershad, who is undergoing treatment at a Singapore hospital, is gradually improvin... Read More

Laila Alam Int'l Rating Women's Chess begins Jan 27

Dhaka, Jan. 19 -- The Begum Lala Alam 10th International Rating Women's Chess Tournament under the auspices of Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by former national woman chess player Laila Ala... Read More

TIB finds polls irregularities in 47 constituencies

Dhaka, Jan. 15 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday said polls irregularities took place in 47 out of 50 constituencies it surveyed during the latest national election. The const... Read More

Writ seeks cancellation of MPs' oath

Dhaka, Jan. 14 -- A writ petition was filed with the High Court on Monday seeking its directives to revoke the oath of the MPs of the 11th parliament, citing they were sworn in illegally before the ex... Read More

3 Ctg BNP men face sedition complaint for 'vandalising' Bangabandhu's portrait

Chattogram, Jan. 14 -- A sedition complaint was filed with a court here on Monday against three BNP activists for reportedly vandalising the photograph of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib... Read More