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Three killed in Islambagh fire

Three members of a family were burnt to death as a fire broke out in a plastic-sandal factory-cum-residential house and spread to surrounding areas at Chairmanbari Beribandh in Islambagh area on the bank of Buriganga river in old Dhaka Saturday afternoon. The victims were identified as Shamim Hossain, 35, Sima Begum, 27, and Saleha Begum, […]

Police are looking into his involvement in the attacks on four temples in Sundarganj in October last year Former Jatiya Party lawmaker Col (retd) Abdul Quader Khan, prime suspect in the murder of Awami League lawmaker Md Manjurul Islam Liton, has confessed to planning and financing the killing. Quader gave his deposition at the court […]

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BNP Chairpersons Khaleda Zia will be able to take part in the next parliamentary election even if she is convicted of ‘false’ graft charges, the party’s leader Moudud Ahmed said. The Supreme Court lawyer’s comment came amid BNP leaders’ allegation that “the ruling Awami League is out to have Khaleda convicted in several cases to […]

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Putting emphasis on adopting short, medium and long-term plans to boost the demand for Bangladeshi garments in the world market, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon brands and buyers to help the apparel industry owners overhaul their factories. “Huge funds are required to overhaul the factories. So, various brands and buyers can come forward […]

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At least five were injured as protesters braved police obstructions for staging sit-in across the country on Saturday, protesting against the decisions of gas price hike and the installation of power plants threatening the Sunderbans. National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources, Power and Ports organised the protests from where it extended support […]

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In close succession, the price of gas is being increased for all consumers by 22.7 per cent. The first increase will be effective on 1 March and the second on 1 June. It is feared that this price hike will have a negative impact on the national economy and the majority of the people. There […]

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Laugfs Gas Bangladesh Ltd, a leading liquefied petroleum gas supplier, will invest $120 million in Bangladesh in the next four years to expand its footprint and meet the growing energy demand, said the chairman of its parent company. Since starting its journey in the country in 2015, the Colombo-based company has invested $40 million. “We […]

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Minar Rashid এই দিনে না কাঁদলেও জাতিকে সামনে অনেক কাঁদতে হবে ========================== সকালে ঘুম থেকে উঠেই অষ্ট্রেলিয়া প্রবাসী এক বন্ধুর ম্যাসেজ পাই । বন্ধুর অনুরোধ , দোস্ত বিডিআর হত্যাকান্ড নিয়ে কিছু লেখ্ । বন্ধুটি আজ তার নিজের পেইজে লিখেছে , ” আমাদের দেশের কিছু কিছু খুব বড় মাপের (?) সাহিত্যিক আছেন যারা ছোট খাট বিষয় […]

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