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A US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan. The cause of crash is unknown and the names those onboard are being withheld while next of kin are notified, the US Navy said in a statement. The aircraft was en route to the aircraft carrier […]

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BNP will nominate 200 candidates for the next parliamentary election, and it will employ a three-tier category system for finalizing candidates for the remaining 100 constituencies Ahead of the upcoming 11th general polls, BNP plans to keep aside at least 100 constituencies for candidates under separate three categories not directly a party of the party. […]

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The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organisations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country through trade of commodities like coal. The US treasury announced the action one day after president Donald Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors […]

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Rangpur Riders bowlers put up an extra-ordinary effort to overshadow Sakib al Hasan’s maiden five-wicket haul in the Bangladesh Premier League, leading their side to a thrilling three-run win over star-studded Dhaka Dynamites on Tuesday. In a low-scoring classic, Dhaka required 10 runs in the final over to clinch the win and move to the […]

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A court has sentenced six people, including former Gaibandha Jamaat MP Abu Saleh Mohammad Abdul Aziz Mia, popularly known as Ghoramara Aziz, to death for war crimes during the 1971 Liberation War. A three-member bench of the International Crimes Tribunal announced the verdict on Wednesday. According to the decision, the court found the suspects guilty […]

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The vessel made its last contact with authorities to report a mechanical breakdown, but, as storm conditions which had impeded rescuers eased An international search mission for a missing Argentine submarine entered a critical phase Tuesday after nearly a week without signs of life — as the vessel risked running out of oxygen after being […]

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Tax receipts by the National Board of Revenue fell short of target by Tk 3,355 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2017-2018 though the collection registered a healthy growth in the period compared with the same period of last FY. According to official data of the revenue board, tax officials managed […]

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‘Killing, forced disappearance and arrest are going on without respite. The government has destroyed all the pillars of democracy.’ BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the incumbent government has resorted to the forced disappearances, killings and arrests of its opponents, obliterating democracy. Speaking at the bienniel council of Thakurgaon district unit […]

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On-field tantrums are becoming a regular affair in this season’s BPL and yesterday’s match between Dhaka Dynamites and Comilla Victorians saw Dynamites skipper Shakib Al Hasan lose his temper. After Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das were fined for their altercation with the umpire, this time it was Shakib who became furious with a decision. During […]

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After glossing over the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis at 13th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) yesterday, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a news conference at the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) in Naypyitaw on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, hopes to strike a deal with Bangladesh by this week on the “safe and […]

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The government has set April 2018 as the deadline for completing remediation works in the readymade garment factories inspected under the joint initiative of Bangladesh government and the International Labour Organisation. The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments on Sunday started holding meetings with the factory owners on evaluation progress and asked for removing […]

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Comilla Victorians Pakistani pacer Hasan Ali (L) celebrates the wicket of Dhaka Dynamites batsman Abu Hider with a ‘Sajda’ during their Bangladesh Premier League match at the SBNS on Monday. — Sanaul Haque It took just two games for Comilla Victorian’s Pakistani recruit Hasan Ali to make an impact in the on-going Bangladesh Premier League […]

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