July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

3 new upazilas to be formed in Madaripur, Cox’s Bazar, Sunamganj

The government has decided to form three new upazilas in as many districts, taking the total number of the country’s upazilas to 495.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Dealing with Pandemic Fallout: Over 17 lakh get govt cash support

The government recently distributed cash support worth Tk 450 crore to around 17.24 lakh day labourers, transport workers, and small traders, as part of its recent announcement of a Tk 3,200 crore...

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Padma bridge pillar hit by ferry: Probe body recommends shifting terminals

A probe committee of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) has recommended shifting the current locations of the ferry terminals on the Shimulia-Banglabazar route to avoid...

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Govt plans to launch local social media platforms

Bangladesh is going to develop its own social media platforms called “Jogajog” and “Alapon” as alternatives to Facebook and WhatsApp, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology...

July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021

Chief justice decides to run HC functions on limited scale till August 5

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain today decided to run the judicial functions of the High Court on a limited scale till August 5 in order to deal with extremely urgent cases due to the ongoing...

July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021

Dhaka streets empty, commuters walking to destination as strict lockdown begins

Thoroughfares of Dhaka city were mostly empty and commuters were seen walking to their destination as the 14-day countrywide strict lockdown started today.

July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021

Only 4,141 of more than three lakh animals sacrificed at designated sites: DNCC mayor

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam said of the over three lakh animals sacrificed on Eid-ul-Azha, only 4,141 were slaughtered at the 272 designated sites within the city...

July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021

Water transport to be suspended from 6am tomorrow

All types of water transport will be prohibited from operating on inland waterways for the next 14 days due to the strict lockdown enforced to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country,

July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021

DSCC mayor Taposh urges city dwellers to complete animal sacrifice by today

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh requested city dwellers to complete their animal sacrifice by today.

July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021

All sacrificial animal waste removed: Mayor Atiqul

All of the waste generated from sacrificial animal on Eid-ul-Azha has been cleaned by this noon, Dhaka North City Corporation's (DNCC) Mayor, Atiqul Islam said.