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1. Modi, Putin discuss energy, food marketsPublished: July 02, 2022 09:56:29

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone on Friday and discussed the state of global energy and food markets, Modi's office said in...


2. Magnitude 6.1 quake kills five in IranPublished: July 02, 2022 09:40:17

At least five people were killed by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in southern Iran early on Saturday, state media reported, with the area also hit by two later strong quakes...


3. Weekly kitchen market: Veg, lentils pricier on flood surgePublished: July 02, 2022 09:28:47

Prices of vegetables and lentils witnessed a remarkable hike last week as tomatoes hit maximum Tk 240 a kg on Friday. Tomato witnessed almost 70 per cent hike in a...


4. Fragrant rice export bannedPublished: July 02, 2022 09:17:33

The government has imposed a ban on export of fragrant rice to control its price in the local market. The commerce ministry has asked the National Board of Revenue (NBR)...


5. Marine Protected Area declared in BayPublished: July 02, 2022 08:49:53

Bangladesh has declared an area totalling about 8.8 per cent of its Exclusive Economic Zone in the Bay of Bengal as Marine Protected Area as part of a recipe to...


6. A king's ransom for consultants!Published: July 02, 2022 08:32:23

It amounts to a king's ransom as Tk 5.0 million has been proposed as 'meeting allowance', Tk 6.0 million for arranging meetings and some Tk 771.4 million for consultants in...


7. Prospect of joining RCEP: BD accession to pay dividendPublished: July 02, 2022 08:27:57

Bangladesh's export may grow by 17 per cent and gross domestic product (GDP) 0.26 per cent if a free-trade agreement (FTA) is signed with member-states of the emerging Regional Comprehensive...


8. An expedition to BARDPublished: July 01, 2022 23:46:20

For the past 63 years, the Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) at Cumilla has been playing a leading role in local development. Although BARD is known for its innovative...


9. Financial planning in everyday lifePublished: July 01, 2022 23:47:51

♦ Why does every one Need Financial Planning? To find out the real cause of this question. We are facing an important question about this such as: what do we...


10. BNP leader Mosharraf sees govt’s negligence behind fresh spike in Covid-19 casesPublished: July 01, 2022 23:35:15

BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Friday alleged that the country has been witnessing a fresh surge in Covid-19 cases because of the government’s negligence to take proper preventive...


11. Chhatra League suspends its Jagannath University committeePublished: July 01, 2022 23:29:06

Bangladesh Chhatra League has suspended its Jagannath University committee after an alleged assault on the chauffeur of President Abdul Hamid's son Riad Ahmed Tushar. The central committee of the ruling...


12. IGP urges police members to work with more dedicationPublished: July 01, 2022 22:54:09

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed has urged members of the police to work with more dedication for the welfare of the people. The IGP was speaking at a function...


13. Assange lodges appeal to block his extradition to USPublished: July 01, 2022 22:33:57

WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has appealed to the High Court in London to block his extradition to the United States to face criminal charges, his brother said on Friday, the...


14. Liverpool's Salah signs long-term contract extensionPublished: July 01, 2022 22:28:42

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has signed a long-term contract extension at the club, the Premier League side said on Friday. Liverpool did not provide details but Sky Sports reported that...


15. High-level delegation of UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS visits BangladeshPublished: July 01, 2022 22:08:47

A high-level delegation of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS visited Bangladesh on a week-long mission to see the projects implemented by the UN. Led by the board's...


16. Over 45,000 houses in Sunamganj damaged by floodsPublished: July 01, 2022 21:47:24

The devastating floods in northeastern Bangladesh have caused damage to at least 45,286 houses in Sunamganj. The figure does not account for a massive number of houses and it will...


17. Welcome move for digital labour survey of industriesPublished: July 01, 2022 21:31:05

To meet a long-felt need of the country's labour sector, the government is learnt to have taken an initiative to create a digital database of workers employed in the formal...


18. Food security should top agendaPublished: July 01, 2022 21:29:05

The World Bank (WB) Group President David Malpass recently presented  a bleak scenario of the world economy for the next two years. In his view, prices of commodities are not...


19. How to ensure cleanliness during Eid-ul-AzhaPublished: July 01, 2022 21:28:02

Muslims in Bangladesh, as also elsewhere in the world, will observe Eid-ul-Azha in correspondence with Hajj, one of the five sacred pillars of Islam. Those who are going to perform...


20. Three more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia in two daysPublished: July 01, 2022 21:19:02

Three more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia's Mecca in the last three days, according to Bangladesh Hajj Management Portal. The deceased were Fatema Begum, 60, was from...


21. প্রাচীন রেওয়াজ মেনে কুমিরকে বিয়ে করলেন মেক্সিকোর এক মেয়রPublished: July 01, 2022 21:11:59

সঙ্গীত আর নাচের তালে হুল্লোরে মেতে আছেন সবাই। বর্ণাঢ্য এমন আয়োজনের মাঝেই এক কুমির কন্যার পাণিপ্রার্থী হয়ে পরিণয় সেরেছেন মেক্সিকোর ছোট্ট একটি শহরের মেয়র। বিয়ের বন্ধনে আবদ্ধ হতে কুমিরটির নাকের...


22. বন্যায় সুনামগঞ্জের ৪৫ হাজার ঘরবাড়ির ক্ষতিPublished: July 01, 2022 21:03:08

সুনামগঞ্জে বন্যায় এবার ৪৫ হাজার ঘরবাড়ির ক্ষতি হয়েছে বলে ডিসি মো. জাহাঙ্গীর হোসেন জানিয়েছেন। তাছাড়া এখনও ক্ষতিগ্রস্ত বিপুলসংখ্যক ঘরবাড়ি পরিসংখ্যানের বাইরে রয়েছে। ক্ষয়ক্ষতির পূর্ণাঙ্গ চিত্র পেতে আরও এক মাস সময়...


23. India bans single-use plasticPublished: July 01, 2022 20:33:02

India on Friday imposed a ban on single-use plastics on items ranging from straws to cigarette packets to combat worsening pollution in country whose streets are strewn with waste. Announcing...


24. Sri Lankans cut number of meals as inflation rate crosses 50pcPublished: July 01, 2022 20:32:16

With an out of work husband, housewife Sujeewa Nelum Perera is all too familiar with the struggle of feeding a family of four in Sri Lanka and has been forced...


25. Russian missiles kill at least 19 in Ukraine’s Odesa regionPublished: July 01, 2022 20:23:40

Russian missile attacks on residential areas killed at least 19 people in a Ukrainian town near Odesa early Friday, authorities reported. The airstrikes pierced the cautious relief expressed a day...


26. Flood death toll rises to 95 with three more deaths      Published: July 01, 2022 20:12:45

Flood claimed three more lives in Mymensingh, Netrokona and Sunamganj in 24 hours till Friday morning, raising the total fatalities to 95. Of the deceased, two drowned while another died...


27. The brutality of 'bulldozer justice' in IndiaPublished: July 01, 2022 20:07:47

It looks all too eerily similar as a method: the expulsion of individuals from their home, the demolition of said home and the punishing of entire families. All excused by...


28. India imposes windfall tax on oil producers, fuel exportersPublished: July 01, 2022 19:37:31

India has imposed windfall tax on oil producers and refiners who have boosted product exports to gain from higher overseas margins as the government seeks to increase local supply of...


29. Govt plans to bar Eid cattle markets along highwaysPublished: July 01, 2022 19:26:10

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim has said no cattle haat will be allowed along roads and highways across the country to avoid traffic congestion during the Eid-u l-Azha....


30. Apparel workers demand wages, Eid bonusPublished: July 01, 2022 19:08:13

The garment workers have staged a demonstration in Dhaka demanding the immediate payment of the salary of June along with Eid bonus. Garment Sramik Karmachari Oikya Parishad (GSKOP), an alliance...


31. Abrar Fahad's brother yet to decide to get admitted to BUETPublished: July 01, 2022 19:02:53

Abrar Faiyaj, the younger brother to Abrar Fahad, has cleared the test for admission to the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, the same institution where Fahad was beaten to...


32. Long tailback as expressway tolling slows trafficPublished: July 01, 2022 19:00:18

Travellers have waited for hours in vehicles stuck in a tailback on Bangabandhu Expressway at Faridpur's Bhanga after the start of tolling. The government opened four out of 10 counters...


33. ফরিদপুরে এক্সপ্রেসওয়ের টোল প্লাজায় দিনভর যানজটPublished: July 01, 2022 18:48:59

পদ্মা সেতুর সংযোগের এক্সপ্রেসওয়ের ফরিদপুরের টোল প্লাজায় ধীরে টোল আদায়ের কারণে যানজটে দিনভর ভোগান্তিতে ছিলেন যাত্রী ও চালকেরা। টোল কাউন্টার বাড়ানোর পর বিকালে যানজট কমে আসে। বৃহস্পতিবার রাত ১২টা থেকে...


34. জঙ্গি দমনে ঈর্ষণীয় সাফল্যেও আত্মতুষ্টিতে ভুগছি না: র‍্যাব মহাপরিচালকPublished: July 01, 2022 18:38:42

সন্ত্রাস ও জঙ্গিবাদ দমনে ঈর্ষণীয় সফলতা পেলেও আত্মতুষ্টিতে না ভুগে ধারাবাহিকভাবে সে কাজ চালানো হচ্ছে বলে জানিয়েছেন র‌্যাব মহাপরিচালক অতিরিক্ত আইজিপি চৌধুরী আবদুল্লাহ আল-মামুন। রাজধানীর গুলশানে হলি আর্টিজান বেকারিতে হামলার...


35. Qatar World Cup to use semi-automated offside technologyPublished: July 01, 2022 18:33:16

FIFA has confirmed semi-automated, state-of-the-art technology will be used at the World Cup in Qatar to speed up the time taken to reach offside decisions. In addition to a sensor...


36. Advance train tickets sold out within four hours of going on salePublished: July 01, 2022 18:20:46

After waiting for almost 12 hours at the Kamalapur Railway Station, Abdur Rahman returned home empty-handed on the first day of the advance train ticket sale ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. But...


37. Bangladesh reaffirms its commitment to achieving SDG Goal 14Published: July 01, 2022 18:13:49

Bangladesh reaffirmed its commitment to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 14: “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”, in the 2nd UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, foreign ministry...


38. Awareness against extremism enhanced after Holey Artisan attackPublished: July 01, 2022 17:59:54

The night of July 1 six years ago will go down as one of the darkest in Bangladesh, shaking the country to its very core. It was business as usual...


39. Special tribunal to settle land disputes of expat Bangladeshis on cardPublished: July 01, 2022 17:58:59

Concerned ministries are working on the possibility to form a special tribunal to settle disputes and cases related to land ownership of Bangladeshi expatriates. Foreign Minister said this recently at...


40. 22 more dengue cases reported in 24hrsPublished: July 01, 2022 17:52:31

Bangladesh has reported 22 more new dengue cases in the 24 hours till Friday morning. Among the new patients, three news cases were reported from outside the Dhaka division, according...


41. দক্ষিণ-পশ্চিমাঞ্চলে কাজু বাদামের বাণিজ্যিক সম্ভাবনাPublished: July 01, 2022 17:29:50

সুস্বাদু পুষ্টিকর খাবার কাজু বাদাম। বাজারে এর চাহিদাও ব্যাপক। উচ্চমূল্যের এই ফসল পাহাড়ের পর এবার দক্ষিণ-পশ্চিমাঞ্চলের ২১ জেলায়ও বাণিজ্যিক চাষের সম্ভাবনা দেখা দিয়েছে। এ বছরই প্রথমবারের মত এই ফসল ফলানো...


42. FIFA lifts suspension of Pakistan Football FederationPublished: July 01, 2022 17:26:32

FIFA has lifted the suspension of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) which was imposed due to undue third-party interference, world football's governing body said on Thursday. A group of officials...


43. Sri Lanka offers special berthing facilities to Bangladeshi vesselsPublished: July 01, 2022 17:19:59

Sri Lanka's state-owned Jaya Container Terminal at Colombo Port has offered priority berthing facilities to Bangladeshi feeder vessels. Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) Prasantha Jayamanna has recently announced...


44. Haji Salim released on parole to attend brother's funeralPublished: July 01, 2022 17:17:22

Awami League leader Haji Mohammad Salim, who is currently serving a 10-year jail sentence in a graft case, has been granted parole to join the funeral rites for his elder...


45. Bangladesh logs 1,897 new Covid cases, five deathsPublished: July 01, 2022 17:09:55

Bangladesh has recorded 1,897 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,975,682. The death toll from the disease climbed by five in 24 hours...


46. ‘Modern mango farming can boost production'Published: July 01, 2022 17:09:00

Using modern farming technologies and techniques and practising post-harvest management can be the best way of maximising the immense potentiality of mango production in northern Bangladesh. Utmost importance should be...


47. হবিগঞ্জে খোয়াই নদীর চোরাবালিতে ২ ছাত্রের মৃত্যুPublished: July 01, 2022 17:01:05

জেলার খোয়াই নদীতে বন্যার পানির সঙ্গে আসা পলিতে নদীর নিচে জমা হওয়া চোরাবালিতে আটকা পড়ে দুই ছাত্রের মৃত্যু হয়েছে। বৃহস্পতিবার সন্ধ্যায় শহরের গরুর বাজার এলাকায় খোয়াই নদীতে এই ঘটনা ঘটে।...


48. গুলশান হামলার পর ঘুরে দাঁড়াতে না পারলে পদ্মা সেতু হত না: ডিএমপি কমিশনারPublished: July 01, 2022 16:36:55

হলি আর্টিজানে জঙ্গি হামলার পর বাংলাদেশ ঘুরে দাঁড়াতে না পারলে পদ্মা সেতু ও মেট্রো রেলের মত প্রকল্পগুলো বাস্তবায়ন করা যেত না বলে মন্তব্য করেছেন ঢাকা মহানগর পুলিশের কমিশনার মোহা. শফিকুল...


49. Thailand scrambles fighter planes after Myanmar jet ‘violates’ airspacePublished: July 01, 2022 16:05:49

Thailand scrambled fighter jets near its border with Myanmar on Thursday and ordered its defence attache to issue a warning to the military government, its air force said, over what...


50. Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants in Maldives asked to collect visasPublished: July 01, 2022 16:04:35

The Bangladeshi High Commission in the Maldives has asked all illegal Bangladeshi immigrants living in the country to collect visas or work permits on an urgent basis. The process for...