• Derailment: Dhaka-Mymensingh train service resumes after 1hr 17 Sep 2019 07:31 Rail communication between Dhaka and Mymensingh remained suspended for an hour as a compartment of an intercity train derailed near Mymensingh town this morning. A compartment of Jamalpur-bound Teesta Express veered off the tracks in Kewetkahli area around …
  • India didn’t ask for Zakir Naik: Malaysian PM says fortnight after meeting PM Modi 17 Sep 2019 07:18 NET Bureau Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected India’s claim that PM Modi asked Malaysia for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s custody. Speaking to local media, Mahathir Mohamad said, “Not many countries want him [Naik]. I met …
  • Veteran Malayalam actor Sathar passes away at 67 17 Sep 2019 07:10 KOCHI: Veteran Kerala actor Sathar passed away on Tuesday at a hospital near here due to prolonged illness, his family said. He was 67. The actor who has acted in more than 300 films, majority of them in Malayalam, was unwell for the past three months. He …
  • Modi didn’t ask me to return Zakir Naik: Malaysia PM 17 Sep 2019 06:05 Kuala Lumpur, Sep 17 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi did not request him to return controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is a fugitive in India and has taken shelter in the …
  • JEE Advanced 2020: IIT-Delhi to conduct exam on May 17, adds new centre in the US 17 Sep 2019 05:37 IIT Delhi will conduct the JEE Advanced 2020 on May 17 JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Date:  Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi will organise the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) in 2020 for admissions in 23 IITs all over the country. The examination …
  • Bangladesh: Ambassador Miller: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance Supports Bangladeshi Communities Affected By Rohingya Crisis 17 Sep 2019 04:46 The United States is world’s leading contributor of humanitarian assistance in response to Rohingya refugee crisis. DHAKA, September 16, 2019 – United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller travelled to Cox’s Bazar September 13-15. During his trip, …
  • Soumya axed in T20 overhaul 17 Sep 2019 02:59 Soumya axed in T20 overhaul DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday axed top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar and called up three uncapped players in a further shuffle of their squad for the ongoing tri-nation Twenty20 international at home. Batsmen M …
  • BMW, Mercedes in talks to set up assembling plant in B’desh 17 Sep 2019 02:50 BMW, Mercedes in talks to set up assembling plant in B’desh DHAKA: World-renowned executive car producers, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, could soon be putting the pedal to the metal by setting up an assembling plant in Bangladesh, officials told Arab media. A …
  • BMW, Mercedes in talks to set up assembling plant in Bangladesh 17 Sep 2019 02:49 BMW, Mercedes in talks to set up assembling plant in Bangladesh DHAKA: World-renowned executive car producers, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, could soon be putting the pedal to the metal by setting up an assembling plant in Bangladesh, officials told Arab media. A …
  • Sexual offences against women: looking beyond the statutes 17 Sep 2019 02:08 The society of Bangladesh has been particularly unsafe for women because of the rising rate of crimes against women in all spheres. According to Ain o Salish Kendro, 128 women were raped, 12 were killed after being raped, 26 were attempted to be raped and …
  • What Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, And The Stranger Things Cast Have Been Up To Since Season 3 17 Sep 2019 01:38 There's no denying that Stranger Things is one of the biggest cultural phenomenons of the current decade. Netflix's '80s-loving sci-fi coming-of-age horror series has become an underdog sensation. Everyone wants to be the next Stranger Things. …
  • Looking at Bangladesh 17 Sep 2019 01:19 Looking at Bangladesh This refers to the article ‘Taking a cue from Bangladesh’ (Sep 15) by Shahid Scheik. Ironically, Bangladesh’s rapid economic stride emanates from non-economic factors while having no natural resource and limited land area. Bangladesh …
  • Ashes 2019: Australia return home with the trophy they cherish most – so what next? 17 Sep 2019 01:10 Four days after Ben Stokes’ Headingley Miracle, which kept the Ashes alive, Justin Langer sat in an empty commentary box as Australia started their three-day game at Derbyshire. He hadn’t been on deck when the tourists visited Worcestershire after the …
  • Govt to start selling onions to control prices on Tuesday 17 Sep 2019 00:54 The commodity will be sold on trucks at five points in the capital, including the National Press Club, Motijheel's Balaka Chattar and Khamarbari, said the government trading arm's spokesman Humayun Kabir. "Trucks will gradually start selling …
  • A landfill without environmental clearance 17 Sep 2019 00:13 It is unfortunate that a landfill in Aminbazar on the outskirts of Dhaka, run by Dhaka North City Corporation, does not have any environmental clearance. A photo published in The Daily Star on September 16 showed how indiscriminate dumping of all types of …
  • Juvenile delinquency: No child’s play 17 Sep 2019 00:12 The recent surge in teen gang violence has become a major concern for the citizens. The murder of 17-year-old Mohsin Ali in the capital’s Mohammadpur area on September 4, 2019 had haunting echoes of the gruesome killing of Adnan Kabir (14) in 2017—which …
  • Afghanistan cricket team breaks its own record for most consecutive T20I wins 16 Sep 2019 23:56 Courtesy Photo – ICCThe Afghanistan national cricket team broke its own record for most consecutive Twenty20I wins by securing victory against Bangladesh in a Tri-Series on Sunday. The Afghan team defeated Bangladesh by 25 runs in Dhaka on Sunday night, …
  • Clogged drain poses health hazard in Tangail town 16 Sep 2019 22:29 The ‘central drain’ in Tangail municipality, now clogged with various waste materials including polythene, poses serious health hazards for the townspeople. Stagnant water of the drain serves as a breeding ground of mosquitoes. A three-kilometre-long canal …
  • Oushodhi Gram: village of herbs 16 Sep 2019 22:29 Petbhata village in Rangpur is now known as Oushodhi Gram (village of herbs) as hundreds of families there are gaining solvency by planting herbs. Recently, this correspondent visited the village in Pirgachha upazila when he saw almost all homesteads …
  • 9 prison doctors for 90,000 inmates 16 Sep 2019 22:09 Over 23 inmates are dying every month, amid a shortage of doctors, nurses, and ambulances, and poor medical facilities in 68 prisons of the country. There are nine doctors for 90,638 inmates, one for every 10,000 inmates. This does not appear too bad but …
  • Shovon quits DU senate 16 Sep 2019 22:09 Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon yesterday resigned from Dhaka University senate citing personal problems amid demands for his removal from the policymaking body.    BCL Office Secretary Ahsan Habib and Ducsu member Rafiqul Islam Sabuj submitted the …
  • Human chain demands removal of BSMRSTU VC 16 Sep 2019 22:08 Students of different educational institutions formed human chain at the base of Raju Sculpture on Dhaka University campus yesterday, demanding removal of vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU), …
  • 5 police officers held with yaba 16 Sep 2019 22:08 Police yesterday remanded five of its members through a Dhaka court on charges of possessing and dealing with contraband Yaba pills. The court placed Constable Prasanta Mandal and Nayek Md Jahangir Alam of 1st Armed Police Battalion (APBn) and Assistant …
  • ‘Insulted by teacher’, college student jumps off building 16 Sep 2019 22:08 A student of Dhaka’s Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College was injured after jumping off a building yesterday, as his teacher allegedly hurled abusive words at him for not doing well in an examination. Shahriar Alam Akash, 19, is a 12th-grader at the …
  • BFUJ asks govt to address ‘frustration’ 16 Sep 2019 22:08 A faction of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) yesterday urged the government to take necessary initiatives to address journalists’ frustration over the newly-issued ninth wage board. In a press statement, BFUJ said the journalist community is …
  • Special police unit to ensure metro rail security: PM 16 Sep 2019 22:08 Putting emphasis on ensuring the security of metro rail project, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said a special police unit will be formed to this end. The prime minister was speaking at a review meeting on the progress of the ongoing Mass Rapid …
  • Suspected number of deaths 203: IEDCR 16 Sep 2019 22:08 The suspected number of deaths caused by dengue -- sent to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control And Research (IEDCR) for review -- went up to 203 yesterday. According to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a committee of DGHS …
  • ‘We’re looking after loan defaulters, not farmers’ 16 Sep 2019 22:08 Speakers at a discussion yesterday called upon the government to protect the country’s northwestern districts -- a major source of agricultural products -- from natural calamities triggered by climate change. The country might face food security threat if …
  • Bangladesh make good start in World Cup bridge 16 Sep 2019 22:04 Brilliant defending from AHM Kamruzzaman and Moshiur Rahman pair in the close room and an ambitious but successful slam bid in the open room by Asifur Rahman Chowdhury and Monirul Islam helped them achieved an outstanding result against a much stronger …
  • Bangladesh envoy unable to visit reconstructed Rohingya villages 16 Sep 2019 22:04 Aerial view of a burned Rohingya village near Maungdaw, north of Rakhine State, Myanmar, September 27, 2017 Reuters The envoy, along with other mission heads, were supposed to visit the villages in a guided tour Bangladesh Ambassador to Myanmar Manjurul …
  • Bangladesh accords Guard of Honour to ICG DG Natarajan 16 Sep 2019 22:04 New Delhi [India], Sept 16 (ANI): The Bangladesh Coast Guard on Monday accorded the Guard of Honour to India Coast Guard Director General Krishnaswamy Natarajan during his maiden visit to Dhaka. Taking to Twitter, the India Coast Guard informed, " …
  • Bangladesh witnesses unrest in Ready Made Garments sector 16 Sep 2019 22:04 Bangladesh is witnessing frequent unrest in the Ready Made Garments (RMG) sector with workers blocking road and resorting to strike to press for release of their salaries and other issues. In Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj near Dhaka workers of an RMG …
  • Mercedes, BMW in talks to open assembling plants in Bangladesh 16 Sep 2019 22:04 DHAKA: World-renowned executive car producers, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, could soon be putting the pedal to the metal by setting up an assembling plant in Bangladesh, officials told Arab News on Saturday.  A high-profile delegation from Germany is on a five- …
  • Live Cricket Score- Bangladesh vs Afghanistan T20I - Cricbuzz - Cricbuzz 16 Sep 2019 22:04 BANGLADESH TRI-SERIES Afif Hossain cracked a brilliant fifty in the first game © BCB CONSECUTIVE WINS FOR AFGHANISTANMustafizur Rahman hit some lusty blows in the last over but that proved too little as Bangladesh finished on 139, falling 26 runs short of …
  • World-class Chhetri worries Bangladesh 16 Sep 2019 22:04 Sunil Chhetri. That’s the name working overtime on the minds of Bangladesh national team coach Jamie Day and his assistant Mohammad Masud Parvez Kaisar. Bangladesh play India in a World Cup qualifier on October 15 at the Salt Lake Stadium. “We know Chhetri …
  • BNP- Govt has established electoral autocracy in Bangladesh 16 Sep 2019 22:04 BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a press briefing to mark International Day of Democracy at BNP chairperson’s office on Sunday, September 15, 2019 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Regarding the change in top leadership of …
  • Way back for franchises? 16 Sep 2019 21:55 Khulna Titans managing director and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) director Kazi Inam said that BCB could still reconsider its stance about arranging Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on its own as cutting loose the franchises will see the tournament lose …
  • Much at stake as action moves to port city 16 Sep 2019 21:55 The ongoing T20I tri-series featuring hosts Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe, has now moved to Chattogram’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, where all three second-leg matches will be played starting with the Bangladesh-Zimbabwe encounter tomorrow. …
  • No Bangladeshi universities among world’s top 1,000 16 Sep 2019 21:31 It is unfortunate that not a single Bangladeshi university could make it to the 1,000 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. Surprisingly, even Dhaka University, the country’s premier educational institution, was not …
  • Economic growth hinges on capacity building 16 Sep 2019 19:25 Economic growth requires capacity building and skills development, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) Chairman Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad said. He spoke at the closing ceremony of its “Food Security 2012 Bangladesh-Ujjibito” project and presentation of …
  • Rod price falls on low demand, scrap price slump 16 Sep 2019 19:24 In a surprise development, prices of mild-steel rod fell in Bangladesh owing to lower demand, the fall of raw material prices in global market, and the slow start of development projects in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. When the budget for …
  • Runaway Prices: Onion OMS from today 16 Sep 2019 19:24 Open market sales of onions, the key cooking ingredient which has suddenly become costly, will start today as the government looks to rein in the runaway prices. At least five trucks will be selling onions in Dhaka city, said Md Humayun Kabir, spokesperson …
  • Pre- and post-IPO earnings raise questions 16 Sep 2019 19:24 Earnings of many companies drop even after three-four years of their listing in the bourses, whereas stock investors expect it will rise with the investment of the proceeds from the initial public offering. Once their earnings slide, their stock price …
  • Bangladesh appoints ex-judge to tackle backlog of... 16 Sep 2019 18:48  16 Sep 2019 - 19:47 In this picture taken on October 1, 2017, Bangladeshi people wait for boats in Teknaf. AFP/Fred Dufour DHAKA:  Bangladesh said on Monday it has appointed a former judge to advise on how to clear a huge backlog of trafficking cases …
  • Tabibul Islam Babu turns 75 16 Sep 2019 18:45 Today marks the 75th birth anniversary of seasoned theatre actor and director Tabibul Islam Babu. He is the founder of the theatre company, Natyajon, which began its journey in 1997. Babu is a theatre activist who closely witnessed the evolution of …
  • Two-day Nazrul Sangeet workshop and festival concludes in Barishal 16 Sep 2019 18:45 A two-day Nazrul Sangeet workshop and festival, in observance of the National Poet’s 43rd death anniversary, concluded in Barishal on Saturday. The programme featured a discussion on the life and achievements of the poet and performances of Nazrul Sangeet. …
  • Salman Shah Jonmo Utshab 2019 to be held 16 Sep 2019 18:45 Commemorating actor Salman Shah’s 48th birth anniversary, Dhooli Communication will organise a weeklong festival, titled, Salman Shah Jonmo Utshab 2019, from September 20 to 26, according to a press release. Presented by the production company, TM Films, …
  • BNP demands JU VC’s removal 16 Sep 2019 18:44 BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today demanded removal of Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice Chancellor Farzana Islam for reportedly bribing Chhatra League leaders.  “Why only the two top leaders of Chhatra League be removed. Then, what …
  • JEE Advanced exam to be held on May 17 16 Sep 2019 17:22 New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT-D) will conduct the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) for 2020 for admissions in all the 23 IITs on May 17, 2020. In a meeting of IIT Joint Admission Board (JAB) held on Sunday it was decided …
  • Rohingya repatriation: Momen seeks UK’s support 16 Sep 2019 17:17 Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has sought support from UK parliamentarians to ensure a safe and sustainable return of Rohingyas to their homeland in Northern Rakhine State of Myanmar. “We hope that the UK would support us in the international forum …
  • PM Hasina orders separate police unit for metrorail safety 16 Sep 2019 16:57 The directive came from a meeting on the progress of the project at the prime minister’s official residence Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Monday. “The metrorail police will be there for security. They have to be trained,” Hasina said. Former Dhaka Metropolitan …
  • Rabbani begs Hasina’s forgiveness via Facebook 16 Sep 2019 16:56 On Monday, Rabbani, who faced charges of extortion, used his Facebook account to beg the party chief’s forgiveness. Both Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon, president of Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling party Awami League, and Rabbani were …
  • Bangladesh, Sweden discuss ways of transitioning to a ‘broader relationship’ 16 Sep 2019 16:56 Ways and means to that effect was “extensively discussed” on Monday at the first-ever ‘political consultations’ between the two foreign ministries in Dhaka. Secretary (Bilateral & Consular) Kamrul Ahsan led the Bangladesh side while Head of the …
  • Competition to find out innovations on renewable energy to begin next month 16 Sep 2019 16:56 The Centre for Research and Information (CRI), Power Cell, Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) and Green Delta Insurance Company Limited signed an MoU to that end on Monday in Dhaka. Young innovators will be able to …
  • 5 cops arrested with yaba tablets 16 Sep 2019 16:32 Five policemen were arrested with yaba tablets at a police barrack in Dhaka’s Uttara area, police said today. The arrestees are: Constable Prashanta Mandol, Nayek Md Zahangir Alam, Constable Md Roni Mollah, Constable Md Shariful Islam of Armed Police …
  • JEE Advanced exam to be held on May 17; test also to be conducted in US for first time 16 Sep 2019 16:24 Entrance exam for the premier engineering colleges-Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) or Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) is going to be held on May 17 next year. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi will be organising the JEE-Advanced in 2020 …
  • You can take IIT entrance exam in San Fransisco from next year 16 Sep 2019 16:24 For the first time, students in the US can also take JEE entrance exam for admission in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). India's premier engineering institute has decided to hold the exam in San Fransisco next year. JEE-Advanced …
  • Onion to be sold in open market from tomorrow 16 Sep 2019 15:39 Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will start open market sales (OMS) of onion tomorrow in its bid to curb spiraling prices of the essential cooking ingredient, an official said today. Consumers will be able to buy two kilogrammes of onion each from …
  • The best architecture of the 21st century 16 Sep 2019 15:25 25 Cineroleum, London, UK (2010) There have been few moments of architectural theatre as strange and wonderful as the Cineroleum, a temporary cinema erected in a disused petrol station on Clerkenwell Road one summer. The moment of brilliance came when, at …
  • Testing Expectations vs. Reality: How Priorities Evolve with DevOps Transformation 16 Sep 2019 15:24 Country (select) UNITED STATES AFGHANISTAN ÅLAND ISLANDS ALBANIA ALGERIA AMERICAN SAMOA ANDORRA ANGOLA ANGUILLA ANTARCTICA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ARGENTINA ARMENIA ARUBA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHAMAS BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BARBADOS BELARUS BELGIUM BELIZE …
  • Dengue death toll rises to 68 in Bangladesh 16 Sep 2019 14:41 Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has confirmed another eight deaths from dengue fever, bringing the total number of fatalities in the country since January to 68, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) reported on Monday. …
  • Virtual-reality connections, sustainable aviation fuel and ‘carbon budgets’ — these Seattle locals have bright ideas for climate-conscious travel 16 Sep 2019 13:16 With study abroad, business trips and international family reunions, and with the internet making travel more accessible, air travel has become so common that many travelers sleep through it or find themselves complaining about how slow the Wi-Fi is as …
  • Student injured jumping off college building in Dhaka 16 Sep 2019 13:09 A student of Dhaka’s Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College was injured after jumping off a building today as his teacher allegedly hurled abusive words at him for not being successful in the examination. Shahriar Alam Akash, 19, was a student of class-XII …
  • Shovon resigns from DU senate 16 Sep 2019 13:09 Former Bangladesh Chhatra League president Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon today resigned from Dhaka University Senate. BCL Office Secretary Ahsan Habib and Ducsu member Rafiqul Islam Sabuj submitted the resignation letter to DU vice chancellor on behalf  …
  • Bangladesh: New EU funding helps WFP provide food assistance to Rohingya refugees and ensure their safety through the monsoon season 16 Sep 2019 12:00 DHAKA/COX’S BAZAR - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of EUR 2 million from the European Union (EU) for its emergency operation in Bangladesh. The new funding will help WFP sustain lifesaving food assistance to …
  • Now Bangladesh seeks UK minister's intervention for shooting's inclusion in 2022 CWG 16 Sep 2019 11:51 DHAKA: Bangladesh sports minister Md Zahid Ahsan Russel on Sunday wrote to UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth, the United Nations and South Asia, Tariq Ahmad, better known as The Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, and sought his "personal intervention…
  • Afghanistan Racks Up 12th Consecutive Win With Bangladesh Victory 16 Sep 2019 11:36 The Afghan National Cricket Team defeated Bangladesh by 25 runs in the T20I match on Sunday night and registered a twelfth consecutive T20I victory. Batting first, Afghanistan’s innings got off to the worst possible start when Rahmanullah was bowled by the …
  • Students demand Bangabandhu tech university VC’s resignation 16 Sep 2019 11:35 Students of different educational institutions including Dhaka University today formed a human chain on the DU campus demanding immediate removal of the vice chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University. The students …
  • PM for special police unit to ensure metro rail security 16 Sep 2019 10:47 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed the need for formation of a separate police unit for ensuring security of metro rail. The prime minister expressed this view during a power point presentation on the progress of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), …
  • Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Monsoon Floods - Emergency Plan of Action Operation Update n° 1, appeal n° MDRBD022 16 Sep 2019 09:39 Summary of current operation update: This operation update is issued mainly to inform progress of operation covering the period of 18 July until 31 August and issuance of the emergency plan of Action (EPoA) of the appeal. The planned response actions …
  • 175 Bangladeshi workers return home from Saudi Arabia 16 Sep 2019 08:13 Some 175 Bangladeshi workers returned home from Saudi Arabia last night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers there. A flight of Saudi Airlines SV-804 carrying the Bangladeshi workers landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka around …
  • Sport24.co.za | Bangladesh axe Soumya in further T20 overhaul 16 Sep 2019 08:08 Dhaka - Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday axed top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar and called up three uncapped players in a further shuffle of their squad for the ongoing tri-nation Twenty20 international at home. Batsmen Mohammad Naim, Aminul Islam, …
  • Google to log into job search market in India with Kormo 16 Sep 2019 07:24 Bengaluru: Google will venture into India’s entry level job search market with Kormo. It has been undertaking pilots in India since early this year through its next billion users (NBU) unit, said people familiar with the matter. These involved ground …
  • Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam come in as Bangladesh revamp T20I squad 16 Sep 2019 06:58 Bangladesh have rung in a host of changes following the defeat to Afghanistan, including bringing back experienced pacemen Rubel Hossain and Shafiul Islam, for their third and fourth matches of the ongoing T20I tri-series at home, where Zimbabwe are the …
  • Tri-series, 3rd T20I: Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman lead Afghanistan to historic win over Bangladesh 16 Sep 2019 04:15 Mohammad Nabi's 54-ball 84 not out was complemented by off-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman's career-best 4 for 15 as Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 25 runs to go top in the Twenty20 tri-series on Sunday. Nabi's fireworks saw Afghanistan recover from …
  • Thyrocare Bangladesh signs MoU with Telenor Health 16 Sep 2019 02:41 The signing ceremony was held recently at Thyrocare Bangladesh’s office in Dhaka’s Gulshan, according to a press release. Telenor Health subscribers will enjoy discounted diagnostic services, which include general health checkup, screening of diabetes, …
  • Jubo League rogues under scanner now 16 Sep 2019 01:53 Jubo League has moved to rid itself of errant elements a day after the two top leaders of Chhatra League lost their posts for controversial activities. The youth front of the ruling Awami League is going to hold a meeting of its tribunal, and two key …
  • Italian coach in basketball 16 Sep 2019 01:38 The Bangladesh Basketball Federation (BBF) brought in Italian coach Fabio Fossati for the national team ahead of December’s South Asian Games, which will be held in Nepal. Fossati, who went to BKSP after arriving in Dhaka yesterday, will conduct a training …
  • Tri-Series, 3rd T20I, BAN Vs AFG: Mohammad Nabi The Inspiration As Afghanistan Equal Australia's World Record In Bangladesh Win 16 Sep 2019 00:06 Mohammad Nabi was Afghanistan's inspiration once more as they defeated Bangladesh by 25 runs on Sunday to match Australia's unbeaten run in Twenty20 internationals. Highlights | Scorecard | Cricket News After a decisive partnership with Najibullah …
  • Dengue Outbreak: It’s now worse outside Dhaka 15 Sep 2019 22:45 The number of hospitalised dengue patients yesterday was around three times higher outside Dhaka than in Dhaka. According to Directorate General of Health Services, 619 patients were admitted to hospitals across the country in the last 24 hours till 8:00am …
  • A dream lost and found in Mali 15 Sep 2019 22:45 Like many young men of his generation, Salahuddin Khan dreamt of seeking his fortune in Europe as soon as he passed the HSC exams in 2000. Seeing prospects of a better future, his parents sold the only piece of land they owned in Munshiganj and gave around …
  • AL leader shot dead in Savar 15 Sep 2019 22:45 Unidentified assailants shot dead an Awami League leader in Savar’s Baktarpur area yesterday. The dead is Abdul Mazid, 37, assistant public affairs secretary of Savar municipality unit Awami League. According to police, criminals shot Mazid in his head …
  • Shovon, Rabbani after Ouster: Faithfuls flip overnight 15 Sep 2019 22:45 In a span of two days, former Chhatra League president Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and general secretary Golam Rabbani have not only lost their posts, but also their followers.  It took only hours for many “staunch” supporters of Shovon-Rabbani to …
  • National Dance Competition 2019 underway 15 Sep 2019 21:57 Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Sangstha (BNSS), together with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has organised the age and theme-based National Dance Competition 2019. The nationwide primary selection chapter of the dancers started at all the district and …
  • Exciting films in the works 15 Sep 2019 21:57 The film industry is always busy with shooting, to varying degrees. Sometimes, the lack of good films discourages the audience from stepping into theatres. However, past records are testament to the fact that if a film is, indeed good, the audience is …
  • View From The Neighbourhood: Tragedy foretold 15 Sep 2019 21:23 (Express photo: Tora Agarwala) Muhammad Zamir, a former Bangladeshi diplomat and now an analyst, makes one thing clear: “India is making its own people stateless. Bangladesh shouldn’t have to pay the price.” Zamir’s article in The Dhaka Tribune on …
  • Dengue cases in Bangladesh hit 80,000-mark 15 Sep 2019 21:21 Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) A total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh this month, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567. The figures, reported by the Directorate General of Health Services ( …
  • Schoolboy ‘missing’ from Satkhira rescued in Ctg 15 Sep 2019 20:56 Chattogram police yesterday rescued an eighth-grader, who allegedly left his Satkhira residence writing a “spiritual letter”, from CEPZ intersection area of the port city. Mohaiminul Islam, a student of Satkhira Govt High School, left his home at Manjitpur …
  • Road crashes kill 11, injure 9 15 Sep 2019 20:56 At least 11 people were killed and nine injured in road accidents across the country in the last two days, our correspondents, and news agencies report.  In Cumilla, three people were killed after a speeding bus ran over the motorbike carrying them at …
  • Expansion of health insurance imperative: speakers 15 Sep 2019 20:56 Health insurance coverage needs a massive expansion to grassroots level, to reach the goal of universal health coverage (UHC) by 2032, speakers at a seminar said yesterday. They also said out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditures for Bangladeshis now stands at 67 …
  • Prisons DIG Partha denied bail again 15 Sep 2019 20:56 A Dhaka court yesterday again rejected a bail petition of Partha Gopal Banik, the suspended deputy inspector general (prisons) of Sylhet division, in connection with a case filed over recovery of Tk 80 lakh from his residence in the capital.  Judge KM …
  • Sweeping out the evil spirit of corruption 15 Sep 2019 20:56 Several student organisations of Dhaka University yesterday demonstrated on the campus, protesting “illegal enrolment” of 34 former and incumbent Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders into an evening programme of the Faculty of Business Studies and “ …
  • RMG workers take to streets for arrears 15 Sep 2019 20:56 Demanding arrears, RMG workers of three separate factories demonstrated in Dhaka, Narayanganj and Savar yesterday. The protests resulted in chaos on roads, public sufferings and clash with law enforcers. In Dhaka, several hundred workers of a readymade …
  • Rabbani’s position in DUCSU questioned after removal from BCL for ‘extortion’   15 Sep 2019 20:54 Many students say he has lost the moral right to hold the office of DUCSU general secretary since he was forced to resign for different “misdeeds” from the very organisation that had nominated him. “He has been withdrawn from Chhatra League for extortion. …
  • Tri-Series, 3rd T20I, Bangladesh Vs Afghanistan At Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka: Live Cricket Score, Live Updates 15 Sep 2019 12:17 Hosts Bangladesh face Afghanistan challenge in the third match of the Twenty20 International Tri-Series at Dhaka today. Bangladesh were lucky to escape with a win in the tournament opener against Zimbabwe, but the Afghans were prolific in their win against …
  • Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Tri-series 1st T20I in Dhaka- Highlights 15 Sep 2019 06:14 Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Tri-series 1st T20I in Dhaka, highlights: Bangladesh managed to defeat Zimbabwe by 3 wickets in the 1st T20I of the ti-series at Dhaka. 23:18 IST: Right! Bangladesh grab the first points in the tri-series. Afghanistan take on …
  • Samaresh Majumder unveils his new book in Dhaka 14 Sep 2019 22:11 Celebrated novelist of both Bengals, Samaresh Majumder, unveiled his new novel Oporichito Jibonjapon yesterday at the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro. The book is jointly published by Batighar. In the programme titled Boi Prokasher Golpo, he interacted with the …
  • More water buses on Dhaka lakes, canals soon: Tajul 14 Sep 2019 21:11 LGRD Minister Md Tajul Islam yesterday said the government will introduce more water transports on canals and lakes of the capital, to rescue them from illegal encroachment and pollution, and at the same time ease the pressure on the congested roads. He …
  • ‘Rajhangsha’ lands in Dhaka 14 Sep 2019 21:11 Water cannons spouted as the wheels of Rajhangsha -- Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ fourth brand new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner -- touched the taxiway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport yesterday afternoon. “The fourth Dreamliner, last in the row, landed …
  • Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, T20 Tri-Series, Dhaka, Highlights: Najibullah Zadran, Rashid Khan Star As AFG Seal Comfortable Win 14 Sep 2019 16:29 Afghanistan defeated Zimbabwe by 28 runs in a T20 tri-series game on Saturday (September 14) in Dhaka. After being asked to bat first, Afghanistan rode on Najibullah Zadran's 69 and contributions from Rahmanullah Gurbaz (43) and Mohammad Nabi (38*) to …