A local leader of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, was hacked to death by some miscreants in Puran Munsefi residential area of Habiganj on Monday night.
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Acknowledging that the ruling party needs to take lessons from the recently-held city corporation elections, minister without portfolio Suranjit Sengupta on Monday said it is in fact propaganda that won…
BNP’s acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam has criticized the PM’s comment and said that if there is no election if the caretaker government is demanded for, it is a…
Secretary general of JP A B M Ruhul Amin Howlader MP has said that in the coming election JP will support their individual candidates for each of the 300 seats.
BNP lawmaker Moudud Ahmed has that the government has lost moral ground to stay in power after being whitewashed in the four city corporation elections.
Terming Caretaker Goverment as an "Unconstitutional Regime", Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said don`t try out any ploy to unconstitutionally install someone in the state power because election will not…
Workers Party president Rashed Khan Menon thinks the defeat of the ruling government-backed mayoral candidates in Rajshahi, Barisal, Khulna and Sylhet city corporations is a warning sign for the Awami…
The meeting of secretary general level of the BNP-led 18-party alliance will be held at BNP Nayapaltan central office in the city at 11:00am on Monday.
Just a day after the clean sweep in all the four city corporation election, BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said, the people support our demand for caretaker.…
Communications Minister Obaidul Quader thinks the defeat of the ruling Awami League (AL)-backed candidates in all four city corporation polls is a ‘wake-up call’ for the government.
In a scathing attack on former communications minister Syed Abul Hossain, opposition MP Andalib Rahman Partho on Monday told parliament that Abul Hossain is the biggest player in power sector...
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President of Economics Society Dr. Abul Barakat, who is also the key person to set up AL's 2008 election manifesto has said that those who criticize the idea of self…
Government has approved the draft of Trade and Investment Cooperation Framework Agreement (TICFA) pact with the United States of America.
Monday is the last day for withdrawal of candidacy in Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) polls, which is scheduled on July 6.
Just a day after the city corporation election in Bangladesh, the international media AFP said, that the ruling AL has lost popularity ahead of General Elections.
In a clean sweep of the opposition BNP-backed candidates in the four city corporation elections on Saturday, the all powerful people of the country slammed the door on the Awami…
The opposition leader and BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia is all set to set off for Singapore for treatment tonight (Sunday).
A union parishad chairman was stabbed to death by unknown criminals in Jhenidah Sadar upazila in front of Al Falah Hospital on Sunday evening.
Barring a few stray incidents, ballots were peaceful in Khulna city corporation (KCC) poll on Sunday.Vote count underway so far peacefully.
The counting of the Barisal City Corporation polls is underway and the unofficial results have started coming.
Dhaka Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board has published a list of nominated SSC examinees for their admission in colleges under the board for the current session.
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The appeal division has amended the stay order of the High Court on the guidelines of Ministry of Education on the admission of students in class 11.
A Dhaka court has fixed July 4 to record closed-door deposition of the student of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College’s Bashundhara branch – who was allegedly molested by her teacher.
The government has asked the authorities concerned to examine visa details of foreign students enrolled on public and private universities in Bangladesh.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has proposed an allocation of Tk 25,114 crore for the education sector in the ensuing 2013-14 financial year without allocating a penny for implementation…
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today informed the parliament that 23,000 multimedia classrooms are being set up across the country to ease the teaching and reading system.
The High Court on Monday issued a rule upon the government to explain as
to why the promotion of 131 government medical college teachers to
various ranks should not be…
The High Court (HC) Sunday suspended the policy on admission of students to college for six months for Notre Dame College, which will enable the Notre Dame authorities to make…
At least 11 Chhatra Dal leaders and activists were injured in an attack
by police and Chhatra League activists at Bangladesh Agricultural
University (BAU) on Wednesday.
At least 12 Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) activists were injured in a clash with Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men in Chittagong University (CU) area on Monday.
There will be more delays in the submission of the ICC's Anti-Corruption
and Security Unit report on alleged cricket corruption in the
Bangladesh Premier League.
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A Singapore court jailed two Lebanese assistant referees for three months on Monday and postponed passing sentence on a Lebanese referee after all three pleaded guilty to accepting sexual bribes…
Police on Sunday morning prevented fans from holding their scheduled human-chain programme demanding "symbolic punishment" only for ex-Bangladesh cricket captain Mohammad Ashraful who last week confessed to his role in…
Terming Mohammad Ashraful "man-of-Street", Dhaka Gladiators owner Salim Chowdhury insisted that one cannot say him guilty based on the statement of the cricketer.
ICC Champions Trophy, the 2nd biggest cricket one-day tournament is all to inaugurate today with a match between India and South Africa at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
Cricketer Mohammad Ashraful apologised to nation for his involvement in spot-match fixing scandal.He told journalists: “I confessed my faults to ACSU which I committed in my career for last 12…
Tearming it as "baseless" former captain of Bangladesh Cricket Team Khaled Masud Pilot ruled out any allegation of his involvement in spot fixing.
Former Bangladesh nation cricket team skipper Shakib Al-Hasan has been elected Grameenphone-Prothom Alo Player of the Year for the year 2012.
Former Bangladesh left-arm spinner and Dhaka Gladiators’ bowling coach Mohammad Rafique admitted that he knew the Bangladesh Premier League match between his team, the Dhaka Gladiators, and Chittagong Kings on…
International Cricket Council confirmed it has launched an investigation into allegations about suspicious events in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said raising minimum wages in garment
manufacturing industry in the country wouldn't push apparel companies to
leave the country.
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US president Barack Obama could soon Obama could soon decide to cut off trade benefits for Bangladesh and that could be officially declared by June 30.
Japanese clothing chain Uniqlo will open stores in Bangladesh in a joint venture (JV) to tap into the nation’s growing middle class, the joint business said yesterday.
An amendment filed by two House Democrats to a defense authorization
bill would require that garments made in Bangladesh and sold at base
retail stores owned by the Department…
In the wake of continues movement carried out by internet users of the
country cellular phone operators in the country have agreed to slash
internet price by this month.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) members elected four new directors Monday through direct voting.
Transporting food grain for the mountainous northeastern states of India via Bangladesh has begun.Officials informed press that the first consignment is expected to reach Tripura within 10 to 15 days.
Bangladesh's overall exports recorded a 10.67 per cent growth during the
July-May period of the current fiscal (2012-13) over the corresponding
period of the last fiscal.
Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus and billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett were honored before the world’s wealthiest business leaders and groundbreaking social entrepreneurs as approximately 150 billionaires, near-billionaires and groundbreaking social…
Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan on Saturday said the country’s third seaport will be set up at Ramnabad Channel in Kolapara upazila of Patuakhali district.
The Global franchise TV programme “Idol” is now in Bangladesh as “Bangladeshi Idol.” The show begins on June 28 and will be aired on SA TV.
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Jiah Khan's mum released a letter to the press after several media reported that her daughter took her life because of depression related to her careerThe British Bollywood star Jiah...
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Legendary singer Manna Dey was admitted to a private hospital in Bangalore with chest infection on Saturday. His condition is reportedly critical as the infection has led to other complications.
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Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year’s pageant in Indonesia, replacing the skimpy swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from Indonesia's Muslim groups.
An eight-month old ban on popular video sharing website YouTube in the country has been lifted.
Bollywood actor Jiah Khan of Nishabd fame allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence.
Filmmaker Amjad Khan, who is making a film on Malala Yousafzai called “Gul Makai” has chosen a Bangladeshi teen named Fatima Sheikh to play the lead character Malala.
Acclaimed Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passed away in Kolkata on Thursday.Rituparno Ghosh, the national award winning director died of cardiac arrest. He was only 49 years old.
Chowdhury Zahata Afnan, A young Bangladeshi actor has won a prestigious US film award for his outstanding acting in the movie title "Amar Bondhu Rashed".
Meher Afroz Shawon, second wife of the well-known author, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, has served a legal notice to a writer and a publisher demanding the withdrawal a book…
Creinse Limited announced that it has secured a brand license and programme license agreement with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia, a division of Viacom Inc., to initiate MTV programme…
Following the path of his friend and former skipper Shakib Al Hasan, Banladesh National team dashing opener Tamim Iqbal, another heart throb of Bangladesh cricket team, has also taken the…
Millions of Iranians across Iran have begun to cast their ballots to elect their new president as Mahmoud Ahmadinajad is replaced after serving his maximum eight years in charge.
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To memorialize garment worker deaths in Bangladesh Agnew's large-scale quilt "Portrait of a Textile Worker" will be taken out of storage at New York's Museum of Arts and Design and…
The front page of South Africa's Sunday Times read, "It's time to let him go."The paper quoted Mandela's longtime friend Andrew Mlangeni as saying that the time may have come…
Saturday (June 08) marks the tenth anniversary of the World Naked Bike Ride in Chicago, a worldwide event that celebrates bikes, the human form and makes a statement against Big…
Melissa Jones, the Chicago mom delivered her baby in the family's minivan just feet from the front door of Northwestern's Prentice Women's Hospital in downtown Chicago.
Passenger of a commuters train line in northern Stockholm in Sweden were met with an unusual sight- male train drivers and conductors wearing skirts to work.
A fire that gutted a commuter bus, killing 47 and injuring dozens more during rush hour in a port city in southeastern China, , appears to have been deliberately set,…
Six bodies were found Friday in a house that had been torched near Santa Monica College, and at least six people were wounded when a gunman opened fire on nearby…
European women go topless to protest the arrest of a Tunisian woman for protesting against hardline Islamists and awaiting trial for illegally possessing pepper spray.
A two-story Islamic center burned down overnight in north London in an incident being treated as possible arson.
Julia Caples, the 45 years old lady is a real-life vampire who, drinks almost two liters of blood every month.
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After spending 15 years studying breasts, sports medicine expert Jean-Denis Rouillon arrived at a shocking conclusion that wearing a bra does more harm than good.
The Dhaka Medical College Hospital said on Saturday that it would open the country’s first Bone Marrow Transplantation centre possibly in the year end.
A two-year old baby from eastern Bangladesh has died of H5N1 virus on February 18, the first bird flu death in the South Asian country.
In Bangladesh more than 30,000 people die from diarrhea diseases every year while 22 million people are exposed to arsenic in their drinking water, UNICEF said marking the World Water…
Deadly Nipah virus has so far claimed the lives of 10 people, including two in the capital, out of 12 infected as of February 3.
Nipah encephalitis claimed two more lives, one each at Pabna and Rajshahi, raising the total death toll to eight this year.
A medical miracle saved a 20-month-old girl who fell on a pencil and
jammed through the eye and into the brain in New Boston, N.H.
The government’s disease monitoring agency has recorded six people
infected from the fatal Nipah virus in Rajbarhi, Jhenaidah, Naogaon,
Natore and Gaibandha, of who five died.
For the second time, two doctors from Kingston Hospital’s Royal Eye Unit
are traveling to Bangladesh to perform some free eye surgery.
Tech & Science
Social media has evolved into a fundamental pillar of communication in today’s society, revolutionizing how the world does business, learns about and shares news, and instantly engages with friends and...
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A group of enterprising Nigerian teenagers have developed a generator powered by urine to counter the country's chronic shortage of reliable electricity.
Blackberry has finally agreed to set up a decoder in Bangladesh and if they implement the server in Bangladesh, the country's intelligence agency will have access to monitor subscribers' information.
The government has proposed reduction of duty on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards from 30 to 20 in the upcoming fiscal year.
Country's leading cellular phone operator Grameenphone (GP) may not participate in the upcoming 3G auction.
The Bangladesh government is set to introduce special technologies for 'filtering' all International Internet Gateways (IIG) to control the access for internet contents including those in social media.
Bangladesh Government is planning to apply ‘special technology’ to prevent display of ‘objectionable’ content on social networks used in the country, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said on Sunday.