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The Supreme Court’s chamber judge on Monday refused to stay a High Court order that directed Rajuk to immediately stop all activities of Ashiyan City including its land filling, advertisements, and selling of plots. Ashiyan City, a housing project, which had a conditional and partial approval from the housing and public works ministry to develop […]

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Two Bangladeshi workers who were injured in Friday’s Bahrain blaze died on Monday, foreign ministry officials said. The number of Bangladeshis killed in the devastating fire now stands at 13. One of the two deceased was identified as Mofizul Islam, son of Joynal Abdin of Sadar Dakkhin upazila in Comilla, Shameem Ahsan, director general of […]

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Dhaka has finalised three agreements in various areas including defence purchase and setting up of a nuclear power plant for signing during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day official visit to Russia from January 14. The two countries will also ink six memorandums of understanding (MoU) in different areas of agriculture, health, education, culture, law and […]

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The file photo shows clothes and a sandal of the students who were bludgeoned to death by a mob of several hundred villagers at Keblarchar in Aminbazar on the outskirts of the capital early July 18.  Rapid Action Battalion on Sunday pressed charges against 60 people on charge of killing six students at Aminbazar in […]

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In this November 24, 2012 file photo, firefighters battle a blaze at Tazreen Fashions Ltd in Savar on the outskirts of the capital. Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Saturday night arrested three more staffers of Tazreen Fashions Ltd in Ashulia in connection with the last November fire that left 112 workers killed in the factory. The […]

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A Chhatra League activist is banging on the door of the teachers’ lounge at Islamic University in Kushtia around 3:00am yesterday. Taken by surprise, inset, some teachers hold up their belongings while some try to hide under the table.  At least 30 teachers of Islamic University sustained injuries when a group of Bangladesh Chhatra League […]

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Ten Bangladeshis along with three other foreign workers were killed when a fire swept through a three-storey labour camp in the Bahraini capital Manama on Friday. Counselor and Head of Chancery of Bangladesh Embassy in Manama Mehdi Hasan confirmed the death of 10 Bangladeshi workers. Of them, four hailed from Brahmanbaria, three from Chittagong, two […]

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Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Adviser Mashiur Rahman Prime Minister’s Economic Affairs Adviser Mashiur Rahman on Saturday termed the World Bank’s allegation of corruption in the Padma bridge project as baseless. Speaking at the BBC Bangladesh Sanglap at Bangla Academy auditorium, he said the WB failed to provide any proof of corruption in favour of its […]

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3 more months given to complete Helemul Alam Failing to meet the December 31 deadline to open the Kuril Flyover to traffic, Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) has extended the time frame by three months. Rajuk Chairman Nurul Huda attributed the delay to late handover of some land by the railway and roads and highways departments. […]

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Weather conditions across the country slightly cialis online improved as mercury moved up a bit on Friday from the position showing minimum temperature that the country had been experiencing since last two days. Today’s minimum temperature was recorded as 4.0 degrees Celsius in Saidpur of Nilphamari while it was 3 degrees Celsius as mercury hit […]

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Devotees take part in the Jumma prayers on the bank of the Turag river in Tongi on Friday. order cialis Tens of thousands of Musallis (devotees) converged on the bank of the Turag on the capital’s outskirts Tongi as the first phase of Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, began formally […]

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Just six years ago on this day, the then president Iajuddin Ahmed had to declare a state of emergency to stop the country from plunging into further political chaos with a general election round the corner. And after six years, when another general election is approaching, the country is again heading for a political crisis, […]

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