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  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    Lower court judges conduct: Govt gazette by Dec 3, says law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says the problem regarding issuance of a gazette notification on the rules determining the discipline of lower court judges has been solved. The gazette notification might be issued by December 3, the date scheduled for next hearing of the Supreme Court on Masdar Hossain case, known as judiciary separation case, he said while talking to The Daily Star after a meeting with the apex court judges.

  • Building awareness against extremism stressed

    Speakers stress the need for building public awareness against extremism in the country through the participation of different stakeholders including religious leaders, teachers and NGO activists.

  • Lawmakers slam govt move to hike holding tax

    Senior lawmakers including a minister in parliament express their anger over the government’s move to increase holding tax in Dhaka and Chittagong cities.

  • Action if teachers use mobile in classroom: Nahid

    Action will be taken against the teachers, who will use mobile phone in classrooms, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid warns.

  • BSF killing

    ASK concerned over border killings

    Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses deep concern over the recent killing of Bangladeshi citizens by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the Bangladesh-India border.

  • MP Amanur Rahman Khan Rana

    HC verdict on MP Rana’s bail Sunday

    The High Court will deliver its verdict on the rule issued asking the government whether Tangail’s Awami League lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana will be granted bail in freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed murder case.

  • Neo JMB Chapai

    Bodyguard of Gulshan café attack bomb supplier held

    Police claim to have arrested the bodyguard of Sohel Mahfuz, an explosives expert and bomb supplier for last year's Gulshan café attack, in Gomostapur upazila of Chapainawabganj.

  • 19 crude bombs

    19 crude bombs recovered in Ashulia

    Law enforcers recover 19 cocktails from an abandoned bag in Ashulia of Savar.

  • Tawsif Mahbub-Sabila Nur bring Basic Ali

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Tawsif-Sabila bring Basic Ali to life!

    Watch the promising duo Tawsif Mahbub and Sabila Nur discuss their experience on playing the on-screen rendition of Basic Ali, one of the most popular comic strips in Bangladesh, in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain!

  • After successful publications of the graphic novel on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangla, the English version of the first part of the novel series "Mujib" is unveiled at the Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy in Dhaka.

    Graphic novel ‘Mujib’ launched in English at Dhaka Lit Fest

    After successful publications of the graphic novel on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Bangla, the English version of the first part of the novel series "Mujib" is unveiled at the Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy in Dhaka.

  • AHM Mustafa Kamal

    ‘Germany, Malaysia, Austria to invest $9.2 billion’

    Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal says that Germany, Malaysia and Austria is going to invest $9.2 billion in different development projects in Bangladesh.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Arrest Patuakhali fake doctor: HC

    The High Court further orders the police to immediately arrest Rajon Das, an alleged fake doctor of a clinic in Patuakhali, for conducting the operation of a woman leaving cotton inside her abdomen in March, 2017.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Recruit physically challenged man: HC

    The High Court directs the government to appoint a physically challenged man, who had qualified to the post of family planning inspector but was deprived of the job.

  • Zunaid Palak at ICT expo

    ICT export earning $800m in 2017

    Bangladesh has earned $800 million in 2017 by exporting locally made software and other ICT-related products, state minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak says.

  • Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu

    Digital Security Act not to harass journalists: Inu

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says the government is going to formulate the Digital Security Act to ensure common people's digital security, not to harass journalists.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    2 more leather estates in Rajshahi, Ctg: PM

    Expressing the hope to bag $ 5 billion export earnings from the leather, leather goods and footwear sector out of the total export earnings of $60 billion as per the Vision 2021, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said two more leather industrial estates will be set up in Rajshahi and Chittagong divisions to flourish the sector.

  • Rangpur mayhem

    ‘Titu Roy will be released if found innocent’

    The youth arrested over a religiously demeaning Facebook post that stirred mayhem in Rangpur was living elsewhere for the last few years, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says.

  • Rohingyas on way to camp

    Unicef, govt launch nutrition interventions for Rohingya children

    Unicef along with the government of Bangladesh and other sectoral partners launched ‘Nutrition Action Week’ to bolster nutrition interventions for Rohingya children.

  • Train, covered van collision kills 1 in Dinajpur

    A man is killed and another injured critically when a covered van collides with a running freight train at a level crossing in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur.

  • Rainy Weather in Dhaka

    Bleak weather, drizzle until Saturday

    Gloomy weather accompanied by daylong drizzles influenced by the rough weather at Bay of Bengal is likely to continue before showing signs of improvement Saturday.

  • arrest

    5 ‘JMB militants’ held in Naogaon

    Police arrest five suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in different areas of Atrai upazila in Naogaon.

  • 80 structures on rly land demolished

    The railway authorities yesterday demolished at least 80 illegal structures and other establishments on its land in Chapainawabganj

  • 20 people injured in Faridpur clash

    At least 20 people were injured in a clash on Tuesday between villagers and men of a local Jubo League leader over collection of money

  • Two BCL men on fresh remand

    Senior Judicial Magistrate's Court in Barguna's Patharghata yesterday granted three more days remand for two local Bangladesh

  • Elderly man beaten dead during arbitration

    An elderly man was beaten to death by his neighbours yesterday over a trifling matter during a village arbitration in Bhuapur upazila.

  • Couple hurt in gas burner explosion

    A couple sustained severe burn injuries in a burner explosion caused by accumulated gas in the kitchen of their residence in

  • UPDF splits

    Some activists of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) in the district yesterday formed a new regional party named UPDF

  • 12-year-old raped, 2 held in Naogaon

    Police yesterday arrested two men on charge of raping a 12-year-old girl in Sapahar upazila of Naogaon.

  • Charge sheet in Gomez murder case submitted

    Police yesterday submitted charge sheet before Senior Judicial Magistrate's Court in Natore, accusing 12 people in Sunil Gomez murder

  • Youth shot dead by BSF

    A Bangladeshi youth was gunned down by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) near Burimari border under Patgram upazila of the district