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A Singaporean taxi driver has been heralded as a hero after he returned $SG1.1 million ($US900,000) in cash to a vacationing Thai couple who left the money in his cab. Sia Ka Tian, 70, has told the Straits Times he was shocked to find the money in a black paper bag on the back seat […]

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The Portuguese forward and one of the worlds best players has raised the money from the sale of his Golden Boot trough his club’s charity foundation. which will dedicate the funds to schools in Gaza following an auction. The Arabic site of the club’s network has revealed this information. The money of selling the Golden […]

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New York, Nov 20 (bdnews24.com) — Bangladesh on Monday officially tabled a proposal at the United Nations to rally nations from around the world to support autism. The UN held a special meeting at its headquarters on Monday evening where this proposal for providing socio-economic assistance to families of autistic children was raised. The meeting […]

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Dhaka, Nov 20 (bdnews24.com) – Foreign Minister Dipu Moni is not attending the council of ministers’ meeting of Developing 8 (D-8) due to be held in Islamabad on Nov 21. “The minister is not going to Pakistan to attend the D-8 Foreign Ministers’ meeting. She will leave for Russia on Nov 22 and will come […]

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Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh, speaks at a seminar at Cirdap auditorium in the capital on Tuesday. A day after a blistering attack by the Speaker and some lawmakers over a TIB survey on MPs, Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of the graft watchdog, on Tuesday said if the parliament summons, TIB would respond positively. […]

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Two out of six Ring Necked Yellow Parakeet birds are seen in the bird cages at the National Zoo in Mirpur on Tuesday. Thieves broke into an enclosure of the National Zoo in Mirpur early Monday and got away with eleven birds of three species. Six Ring Necked Yellow Parakeet, two Lorikeet Red Parrot and […]

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Three assistant proctors of Islamic University (IU) have resigned from their posts following prolonged stalemate on the campus. The assistant proctors — Anwarul Wahab, Anisur Rahman and Abu Hena Mostafa Jamal Happy — submitted their resignation letters on Saturday. “I have resigned as no congenial atmosphere is prevailing at the university to work,” Anisur Rahman […]

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Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) will enforce a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Rangamati district on Wednesday protesting murder of two of its activists. Ching Khai Mong Marma, 20, son of Paiching Marma and Paithui Marma, 21, son of Mong Shing Marma, were beaten up in an altercation at remote Sonaichhari village under Kawkhali upazila on Sunday evening. […]

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Number goes up by 10 lakh in 4 years; terminal exams begin tomorrow Primary education seems to have received a significant boost, with the number of terminal examinees steadily rising each year. This year around 29.69 lakh class-V students of schools and madrasas have registered to sit for the largest public exam in the country, […]

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Bite as a Snake and Heal as a HealerPrime minister Sheikh Hasina has asked opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia not to bite as a snake and heal as a healer. She also asked her rival not to play games with the lives of the people of this country. The prime minister warned that nobody will […]

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Dhaka, Nov 19 (bdnews24.com)—Anti-Corruption Commission hopes to get the findings of investigations into allegations of corruption in the Padma bridge project by next month, its Chairman said on Monday. “Our investigation has made significant progress. The ACC investigation team will submit their report in the first week of December,” Ghulam Rahman told reporters at the […]

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Immigration police arrested 20 youths at Shahjalal International Airport Monday morning for trying to go to Thailand and Malaysia with fake and illegal visas. According to immigration authorities, five of them were trying to go to Thailand with fake visas at around 5:00am by a flight of Thai Airways. They are identified as Nurul Alam, […]

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