Ride sharing company Uber on Tuesday started 24/7 rentals service ‘Uber Rentals’ allowing riders to book a car and its driver for several hours at a stretch and make multiple stops on a journey.
Andrew Kishore’s condition critical, put on life support
Popular Bangladeshi singer Andrew Kishore was put on life support as his physical condition worsened on Monday.
Chinese medical team with leading COVID-19 fighters in city
A ten-member team of Chinese medical experts, who have the firsthand experience of containing the virus and treating the patients with remarkable success, arrived here on Monday with a bunch of medical equipment.
Govt sincere to protect people from coronavirus: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the government has relentlessly been working hard to protect the people of the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Special train for transporting mangoes from Rajshahi
A special parcel train for transporting mangoes from Rajshahi and Chapainawabgonj to Dhaka will start functioning from Friday.
Jatri Kalyan Samity demands withdrawal of bus fare hike
Rejecting the 60 percent bus fares hike, Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers’ welfare organization, demanded the government to maintain the previous rate bus fares.
Cop dies from Covid-19 in Rajshahi
A policeman died from coronavirus while undergoing treatment at Rajshahi Christian Mission Hospital on Friday night.
IGCC announces online workshop on music, dance
Dhaka, April 22 – The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) of High Commission of India here has announced commencement of online workshops on Music and Dance.
Boro paddy harvesting starts in Netrakona haor areas
Netrokona, April 21 – The harvesting of Boro paddy started in the haor areas of Netrakona district in the current week.
No new coronavirus case detected in Bangladesh: IEDCR
No new coronavirus (COVID-19) positive case was detected in the last 24 hours while no death was reported during the same period, according to Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).
10 dengue patients undergoing treatment in city
Around 10 dengue patients are undergoing treatment at different hospitals in the city, a release of Health Crisis .
Spring poem festival enchants Rangpur audience
Culture Desk The colourful “Spring Poem Festival-2020”enchanted a huge audience at Shilpokola Academy auditorium in the city on Saturday night.
11th anniversary of Pilkhana carnage Tuesday
The 11th anniversary of the atrocious carnage at Pilkhana BDR Headquarters in the capital is being observed on Tuesday.
N’ganj ‘jhut’ warehouse fire burns down 30 shanties
Narayanganj Correspondent About 30 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a ‘jhut’ (garments scrap) warehouse in Isdiar Bazar area in Fatullah on early Sunday.
Poet Nirmalendu Goon critically ill
Culture Desk Eminent poet Nirmalendu Goon has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Labaid Hospital Dhaka yesterday as his health condition deteriorated. Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dhaka and the President of National Poetry Council—Poet Dr.…
Hill Cutting: CDA contractor fined Tk 5.23cr
The Department of Environment (DoE) on Wednesday fined a construction firm of the Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) Tk 5.23 crore for illegally cutting hills during construction of a road.
Michael Madhusudan’s 196th birth anniversary today
Culture Desk The 196th birth anniversary of legendary Bengali poet and father of Bengali sonnet Michael Madhusudan Dutt will be observed today with pomp and grandeur.
Photographs tell untold story: Visitors
Visitors at a two-day solo photography exhibition at Shilpakala Academy yesterday said each photograph portrays separate untold story, attracting people of all strata.
Saudi Arabia deports another 224 Bangladeshi workers
Another 224 Bangladeshi workers were deported by Saudi Arabia on Saturday, although many of them claimed to have legal documents.
Bangladesh Sangskritik Utsab 2020 starts at BSA
Culture Desk The 2nd ‘Bangladesh Sangskritik Utsab 2020’ has started on Friday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Segunbagicha in the city.
Dhaka Rock Fest’19 to hit the stage on Dec 27
Culture Desk Dhaka Rock Fest’19 is set to hit the stage on December 27. This is going to be a mega event for Bangladeshi rock music lovers.
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed laid to rest
Brac founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, who passed away at a city hospital on Friday night, was laid to eternal rest here on Sunday afternoon.
Will take stern actions against fraud recruiting agencies: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said stern actions will be taken against fraud recruiting agencies so that migrant workers do not fall victims to deception.
4 Bangladeshis win UK election
Four British-Bangladeshi women representing the Labour Party have been elected to parliament despite another debacle for the party in the general election.
Be alert against bribery, corruption: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked government officials to remain alert against bribery and corruption as the social diseases spoil the development of the country.
Challengers bowl first in BPL opener against Thunder
Chattogram Challengers opted to bowl first against Sylhet Thunder in the opener of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier League, the Bangabandhu BPL, on Wednesday.
Mother, son die after falling off running bus in Narayanganj
A woman and her four-year-old son were killed after they fell off a running bus at Shimultali area in Araihazar upazila on Tuesday night.
‘Channel i Band Fest 2019’ kicks off today
Culture Desk To celebrate the month of victory, Channel i is going to organise the 6th ‘Channel i Band Fest 2019’ at its premises on today.
Film ‘No Dorai’ gets censor certificate
Culture Desk Bangladesh’s first surfing film ‘No Dorai’ faced an obstruction regarding the permission for its release from Bangladesh Film Censor Board.
345 shelter centers open at Noakhali
A total of 345 shelter centers have been opened at the three coastal upazilas of the district to evacuate people there for saving their lives from the cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ that formed over east-central Bay.