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  • Bangladeshi man's stare goes viral

    A portrait of a Bangladeshi construction worker in Malaysia has captivated social media users worldwide.

  • Goons evict 37 landless families

    At least 37 landless families, mostly from the indigenous Pahan community, have been living in the open in Naogaon's Dhamurhat upazila since early Monday, when their shacks were burnt down while they were asleep.

  • Nasiman Bewa

    Massacre lost from pages of history

    It was during breakfast time when Nasiman Bewa, a resident of Dogachhi village in Pabna sadar upazila, heard the sound of gunfire invading the usual tranquillity in the air.

  • schoolgirls killed in Cumilla road accident

    Road crashes claim 4 lives

    Four people, including two schoolgirls, were killed and seven others injured in road crashes in Cumilla, Dinajpur and Jhalakathi yesterday.

  • EU MPs back copyright reforms

    EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules, which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content.

  • Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

    Flights from Bangladesh: Another foreign airline bows out

    Yet another foreign airline is going to shut its operation in Bangladesh.

  • Henley Passport Index: Bangladesh stuck at 97th position

    Bangladesh's passport continues to be amongst the weakest in the world, with its position remaining unchanged in the latest edition of the Henley Passport Index, the pioneer ranking of all the world's travel documents.

  • Rohingya community

    Bullet-hit body of Rohingya found at camp

    Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a suspected Rohingya robber from a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar's Teknaf upazila early yesterday.

  • 'Ceasefire' eases Gaza tensions

    Cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas abated yesterday after a day of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes but Israel said it reserved the right to strike again and kept its troops and tanks massed at the Gaza frontier.

  • Thai factions jostle to lead next govt

    Rival political camps jostled for position yesterday, hoping to form a government after Thailand's first election since a coup -- a poll clouded by allegations of a bungled counting process that left voters perplexed about the outcome.

  • Death toll in Iran floods rises to 21

    The death toll from major floods swamping much of Iran has risen to 21, emergency services said Tuesday, as authorities sent safety warnings to mobile telephones across the country.

  • March 18 UZ Election: Video shows AL candidate assaulted polls official

    An Awami League chairman candidate punched on the face of an on-duty presiding officer during the March 18 upazila election in Moulvibazar's Kamalganj, according a video clip obtained by Deutsche Welle.

  • Golan belongs to Israel: US

    US President Donald Trump yesterday declared that the Golan Heights belongs to Israel, a move that risks plunging the volatile region in a new crisis.

  • The International Crimes Tribunal-1 Logo

    Disposal of War Crimes Appeals: Investigation agency frustrated over delay

    The investigation agency of International Crimes Tribunal yesterday expressed frustration over the delay in disposal of appeals against the verdicts in war crimes cases.

  • HSC Exams: Coaching centres to be shut for 36 days

    The government has imposed a 36-day closure on all coaching centres across the country from April 1, when the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations will begin.

  • Rigging claims mar Thai election

    Thailand's first general election since a military coup five years ago was thrown into disarray yesterday as two opposition parties alleged cheating and the election commission said it could be weeks until the make-up of parliament becomes clear.

  • Bandarban village

    No complaint, says Mro girl

    Runpau Mro, whose photos with Alikadam Upazila Chairman Md Abul Kalam went viral on social media, yesterday clarified that she had no allegations to make against the chairman.

  • Student, biker killed in road accidents

    A man was killed after being run over by a bus in the capital's Mirpur area yesterday.

  • Dhaka not in a hurry

    Bangladesh is not in a hurry to relocate Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island, a minister told Reuters yesterday, after the United Nations sought more details on the government's plan.

  • Mosque Massacre: NZ orders top-level probe

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into whether police and intelligence services could have prevented the Christchurch mosque attacks on March 15.

  • British Airways flight ends up in wrong city

    A British Airways plane yesterday flew by mistake from London to Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf in Germany.

  • Six cops sued for extortion of Tk 15 lakh

    A businessman yesterday filed a case against nine people, including six policemen of Chattogram Metropolitan Police, on charges of extorting Tk 15 lakh from him last year.

  • gunfight

    'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' with Rab

    A suspected robber was killed allegedly in a “gunfight” with Rab members in Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram early yesterday.

  • Xi, Macron hold talks as France seeks EU unity on China

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron were due to hold talks in Paris yesterday with the host leader seeking to forge a united European front to contend with Beijing's advances.

  • Biman 'hijacker' carried toy gun in backpack

    The alleged hijacker of a Biman flight boarded the plane carrying a plastic toy gun in his backpack. But security staffers did not notice the object “clearly” during screening as there was no battery or metal screw with it.

  • Security alert in capital, port city

    Security measures have been beefed up in the city's diplomatic areas, as well as at different religious establishments, since yesterday.

  • Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

    Another AL leader held with bullets at airport

    Security officials yesterday handed over an Awami League leader to police for entering the domestic terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport with bullets without any prior declaration.

  • rohingya refugee children

    Don't let them be a lost generation

    The Rohingya youth have called upon the international community to ensure that the refugee children do not become a “lost generation” without education or future.

  • Customs officials detain a Chinese national on charge of smuggling in 48 gold bars at Dhaka airport

    2 Chinese men held with 11kg gold at airport

    Two Chinese men have been arrested at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on charges of trying to smuggle 96 gold bars weighing about 11kg into the country yesterday.

  • No exams upto class III students

    No exams up to class III

    Students of classes I, II and III will not require to sit for any examinations from this year.