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Border Guard Bangladesh rescues 11 passengers of a boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal early Wednesday while trying to get into Malaysia illegally from Teknaf in Chittagong. Photo: STAR An engine boat carrying 110 passengers capsized in the Bay of Bengal early Wednesday while trying to get into Malaysia illegally. Eleven passengers were rescued […]

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Hasina greets Obama

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Sheikh Hasina and Barack Obama Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday extended her heartiest congratulation to Barack Obama on his reelection as the US president. “On behalf of the people of Bangladesh and myself, I extend my heartiest greetings to you and to the people of USA on the occasion of your landslide victory in […]

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This happened because of you. Thank you’ Obama tweeted to supporters. President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney. With results in from most states, America’s first black president has secured the 270 votes in the electoral college needed to win the race. Obama prevailed despite lingering dissatisfaction […]

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Barack Obama was re-elected as president on Tuesday, the television networks projected, defeating Mitt Romney after a long, hard-fought campaign that centered on who would heal the battered economy and on what role government should play in the 21st century. The president’s official Twitter account quickly posted: “This happened because of you. Thank you.” CBS […]

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As voters drift out of polling stations Tuesday night, America will get a little closer to knowing whether Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama will be in the White House come January. After countless stump speeches, three debates and historic levels of advertising—it’s estimated that $2.6 billion was spent in the presidential race—tens of millions of […]

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International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday barred advocate Tajul Islam, a defence counsel for war crimes suspect Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee, from entering the courtroom until November 22. The tribunal also issued show cause notices to defence lawyers Tajul Islam, Mizanul Islam and Tanvir Ahmed Al-Amin seeking their explanation on why legal actions should not […]

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Rab men detain a Jamaat leader, Shahidul Islam Bahadur Prakash alias VP Bahadur, on November 5 for his alleged participation in the Ramu attack in Cox’s Bazar on October 29. photo: STAR Member of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday recovered two foreign made pistols behind the Cox’s Bazar Government College after interrogating a Jamaat […]

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Villagers of Perikhali beat the tiger to death after three fishermen were attacked by it in Dakop upazila of Khulna on Tuesday. A tiger was beaten to death by villagers after three fishermen were attacked by it in Dakop upazila of Khulna on early Tuesday. Of the injured, Sunil Sarder of Perikhali village was admitted […]

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Airport Armed Police Battalion seizes 73 rare species of turtles from a luggage at Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Monday. Photo: SK Enam Security personnel and customs officials at Shahjalal International Airport on Monday seized 73 rare species turtles while those were being smuggled out through the airport. The officials also arrested three […]

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A long tailback has been created on Dhaka-Tangail highway as an army truck carrying a tank that plunged into a roadside ditch on Saturday. The photo is taken on Monday. Photo: STAR A 30-kilometre-long tailback has been created on the both ends of narrow Dhaka-Tangail highway Monday for the last two days due to the […]

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Jamaat and Shibir men go berserk, 100 hurt, many vehicles vandalised, 5 motorcycles torched, 100 teargas shells lobbed, traffic movement came to a halt in the areas Several motorcycles are torched in front of the Biman office at Motijheel in the capital during a pitch battle between Jamaat men and police on Monday afternoon. Photo: […]

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8 int’l call carrier officials also sued for embezzling Tk 204.91 crore graft Two ACC officials file cases against six officials of Bangladesh Telecommunication Company Ltd with Ramna Police Station in the capital on Monday. Photo: Focus Bangla The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday filed five cases against six officials of BTCL including its former managing […]

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