Customs authorities on Tuesday claimed to have seized 42 tonnes of poppy seeds worth Tk 15 crore at Chattogram port.
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Likee launches ‘Crazy Movie Editors’ campaign
Likee, the popular short video creation and sharing app has recently kicked off an exciting activity named ‘Crazy Movie Editors’ for film buffs.
Bangladesh sees rise in Covid infections; 41 more die
Amid the growing trend in both the Coronavirus infections and fatalities, Bangladesh logged 41 more deaths, pushing up the death toll to 12,660.
US welcomes Pfizer arrival in Bangladesh
The United States has welcomed the arrival of 106,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh saying the US, Bangladesh and global partners are working closely togethe
‘Drug peddler’ killed in Gazipur gunfight
A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Hazi Mazar slum in Tongi in the small hours of Tuesday.
Dhaka wakes up to flooded roads
Residents of Dhaka woke up to waterlogged streets on Tuesday morning after pre-monsoon showers lashed the city.
Poacher ‘Tiger Habib’ held after 20 yrs
Notorious poacher Habib Talukdar alias ‘Tiger Habib’, who was on the run for nearly two decades, has been arrested by Bangladesh police.
Woman doctor found dead at Kalabagan flat
Police on Monday recovered the body of a female physician from a flat in the city’s Kalabagan with an officer suspecting it may be a case of murder.
Journalist Muzakkir murder: 2 accused denied bail
The High Court on Monday denied bail to Awami League leaders Iqbal Bahar and Sirajul Haque (alias Abul Kashem) in a case filed over the murder of journalist Borhan Uddin Muzakkir
Govt obstructing Zia’s death anniversary programs: BNP
BNP on Monday alleged that the government obstructed its various programmes taken on the occasion of Ziaur Rahman’s death anniversary across the country.
UNHCR seeks adequate medical assistance for Rohingyas
The UN agency noted they will continue to urgently seek additional information on the condition of those affected, and urged that they receive adequate medical assistance.
HC revokes stay order on recruitment 0 of 54,000 teachers
The High court on Monday revoked its stay order on the recruitment process of 54,000 teachers to private schools, colleges and madrasas across the country.
Govt. to expand social safety allowances in next budget
The government is set to expand the social safety net in the upcoming budget as the Covid-19 has pushed at least 2.5 crore people below the poverty line.
LSD seizure: 5 more youths placed on 5-day remand
A Dhaka court on Monday placed five people on a 5-day remand each in a Narcotics case filed after their arrest with hallucinogenic drug LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide).
Bangladesh extends lockdown until June 6
The government has extended the ongoing lockdown by another week until June 6 as there has been no substantial improvement in the Covid-19 situation.
Parliament gets Tk 336.14cr budget for next fiscal year
The Parliament Secretariat Commission on Sunday approved a Tk 336.14 crore budget for Parliament to spend on its development and non-development expenditures for the next fiscal year (2020-21).
Covid-19: 34 more die in Bangladesh
As the Covid-19 still remains grim in Bangladesh, it recorded 34 more Coronavirus-related deaths and 1,444 new cases in 24 hours until Sunday morning.
Mild tremor shakes Sylhet again
A day after five tremors hit Sylhet on Saturday, another mild quake was felt early Sunday again, creating panic among the people of the district.
Desco to get smart with pre-paid meters
Dhaka Electric Supply Company (Desco) is going smart with the pre-paid meters for its consumers, the chief of the company said.
More people return to Dhaka from Thailand by special flight
Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 61 Bangladeshi, Thai and other foreign nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight.
Virtual desk at Bangladesh’s UK mission soon to attract FDI
The government is going to launch `Bangladesh IT Connect’, a virtual desk at the Bangladesh High Commission in the UK on June 03 to connect investors and partners,.
Babul Akter sent to Feni jail
Chattogram’s former police superintendent Babul Akter, who is under arrest in a case filed over his wife Mitu’s murder, has been sent to Feni district jail Saturday.
Rape on moving bus in Savar: 5 put on remand
A Dhaka court on Saturday placed five men on a three-day remand in a case filed over rape of a 26-year-old woman on a minibus at Bishmile Nabinagar in Savar .
Residents of Jashore village worried about spread of new variant
The residents of Doulatpur village along Chougachcha upazila in Jashore district are passing their days in fear of the new strain of Indian Covid-19 variant as they are living along the border area close to ‘Indiapara’.
3 of family injured in Dhaka house fire
Three persons of a family sustained burn injuries in a fire that broke out at their residence in the capital in the early hours of Saturday.
Covid-19 claims 38 more lives in Bangladesh; new cases 1,043
Bangladesh registered 38 more Coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours until Saturday morning, pushing up the total fatalities to 12,549.
Agriculture to get increased subsidy in upcoming national budget
Government subsidies in the upcoming budget for 2021-22 fiscal is likely increase by Tk10,000 crore with agriculture sector slated to get the highest allocation, official sources said on Saturday.
Five quakes hit Sylhet
After four successive earthquakes hit Sylhet on Saturday morning another earthquake jolted the district in the afternoon. Fortunately, there were no reports of any casualty or damage to property.
Cyclone Yaas: 4 teams to assess damage to Sundarbans
The government has formed four teams to assess the damages to the Sundarbans caused by Cyclone Yaas, which formed in the Bay of Bengal and hit the coastal areas of the country Wednesday.
Suspected militant detained in Dhaka
A suspected member of the banned militant group Ansar Al Islam was detained from the capital’s New Market area by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Thursday night.