Elderly man dies of 'sound of crude bomb blast'

Shariatpur, Feb. 10 -- An elderly man died reportedly following violent sound of crude bomb blast during a clash at Chhabbispara village in Zanjira upazila on Sunday. The deceased was identified as A... Read More

'Deeply moved', Jolie writes after visiting Bangabandhu Museum

Dhaka, Feb. 6 -- UNHCR special envoy and renowned Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie visited Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city on Wednesday and paid tributes to Father of the Nation B... Read More

Iranian food fest begins in Dhaka

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- A seven-day-long Iranian Food Festival began in the city on Saturday. Iran Cultural Centre, Dhaka and Hotel Sarina jointly organized the festival at the hotel. The inaugural program... Read More

Cargo ship anchors in Padma after developing crack

Chandpur, Jan. 31 -- A cargo ship carrying around 850 tons of fly ash was forced to anchor in the Padma River near Chandpur Launch Terminal early Thursday after its workers noticed a crack developing ... Read More

Crescent Leather chairman sent to jail on money laundering charge

Dhaka, Jan. 31 -- A Dhaka court sent the chairman of Crescent Leather Products Ltd and Crescent Tanneries Ltd to jail in connection with a case laundering for Tk 919.56 crore. Metropolitan Magistrate... Read More

HC delivers landmark verdict, declares Turag as living being

Dhaka, Jan. 30 -- In a historic verdict, the High Court on Wednesday declared the Turag River as a legal/juristic person or a living being to save the river from illegal encroachment. In its partial ... Read More

Fresher's reception held at IU

Bangladesh, Jan. 26 -- Islamic University, Jan 26 (UNB) - The fresher's reception ceremony was held at Islamic University (IU) campus in Kushtia on Saturday amid festivity. IU Accounting and Informat... Read More

HC summons Jamuna Bank MD

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- The High Court (HC) on Tuesday summoned Jamuna Bank Managing Director Shafiqul Alam to appear before it on January 29 to explain why the bank did not pay the Fixed Deposit Receipt (F... Read More

Bangladesh, UAE discuss bilateral issues

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Bangladesh Saed Mohammed Saed Hmaid Almheiri on Tuesday met Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and discussed various issues of bilateral rel... Read More

IGCC's music and poetry show in city Friday

Dhaka, Jan. 22 -- Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) in Dhaka is going to present a colourful evening of "Confluence of Music and Poetry" at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium at National Museum in Shahbag... Read More