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Process begins to bring back Noor Chy begins: Anisul

Law minister Anisul Huq said on Saturday that a legal process for bringing back SHMB Noor Chowdhury, one of the six condemned fugitive for the killing of country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, from Canada began…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

Padma rises marginally, Jamuna keeps swelling

The Padma River rose marginally again on Saturday due to swelling of the Ganges and rainfall upstream, according to Bangladesh Water Development Board…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Huge cigarettes seized at Dhaka airport

Members of Armed Police Battalion seized 237 cartons of illegally imported foreign brand cigarettes worth about Tk 2.84 lakh at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital early Saturday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Ministry in dilemma over left out, flawed vested properties

The land ministry is in a dilemma about how to deal with the vested properties wrongly left out of the gazetted list or the land wrongly included on the list of vested properties…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Deported from Malaysia for extremist link, Akash now in Feni jail

The Bangladeshi restaurant owner who was deported from Malaysia on September 2 allegedly for smuggling weapons for an international extremist group is now in Feni district Jail, police have confirmed…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National
In this handout picture released by Cuban newspaper Granma, former president Fidel Castro is seen during a meeting with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, in Havana on Thursday. — AFP photo

Japanese PM in Cuba to ‘open new page’

Prime minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Cuba on Thursday for the first visit to the country by a Japanese premier, saying he wants to ‘open a new page’ in relations…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, Middle East

Patient dies after injection administered by ‘cleaner’ at DMCH

A patient died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital after a non-professional person allegedly administered him an injection Friday afternoon…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Govt offices to remain open today

The government offices will remain open today, according to a gazette notification issued on September 5 by the Ministry of Public Administration…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

FELLOW’S DEATH IN RIVER: 23 schoolboys caned, fined Tk 12.5 lakh

Twenty-three schoolboys in Munshiganj have been caned and fined Tk 12.5 lakh in a village arbitration, led by the local union parishad chairman, as one of their fellows drowned during their cruise in the River Ichamati…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Arms smuggling allegation: B’deshi deported from Malaysia

A Bangladeshi restaurant owner was deported from Malaysia on September 2 allegedly for smuggling weapons for an international terror group, according to a report published by Kuala Lumpur daily, The Star Thursday…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Arrest of Selima, 13 other BNP leaders ordered

The Dhaka metropolitan sessions judge’s court on Thursday issued warrants for the arrest of Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Selima Rahman and 13 other BNP leaders in a case filed under the Special Powers Act with Pallabi police station in 2015…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Suu Kyi defends efforts on Rohingyas in UN address

In her first address to the UN General Assembly as national leader, Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi defended her government’s efforts to resolve a crisis over treatment of the country’s Muslim minority…

Declared dead, newborn cries out at burial

Six hours after a physician declared it dead, a newborn baby was found alive while being buried at Alipur graveyard of the district town on Thursday morning…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Khaleda, those unleashed arson attacks to be punished: Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that those who unleashed arson attacks and burnt people to death in the name of movement in the country and their order giver BNP chief Khaleda Zia will surely be punished…

Two held with 3,000 Yaba tablets

Members of the narcotics control department nabbed two youth with 3000 pieces of Yaba tablets from city’s Panchlaish area on Thursday…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Road accident kills six Bangladeshis in Saudi

At least six Bangladeshi workers were killed and another one was injured in a road accident in Saudi Arabia on Thursday…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Govt offices to remain open Saturday

Government offices will remain open on Saturday next as the public servants will have to compensate the one-day additional holiday they had enjoyed ahead of Eid -ul-Azha on September 11…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Rampal, Payra coal-fired power plants: $3.5b credit deals finalised

The government has approved the terms and conditions of two separate credit deals involving $3.5 billion for the construction of two large coal-fired power plants with 2,640MW combined generation capacity to be financed by Chinese and Indian state banks…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

BB reserve theft: Govt backtracks again on making report public

Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said the government will not make the probe report on the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist public on Thursday for the sake of getting back the stolen money from Philippines…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

29 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Egypt

A boat carrying around 600 people capsized off Egypt’s coast, killing at least 29, officials said on Wednesday, in the latest disaster to befall migrants attempting to make the crossing to Europe…

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