Fakhrul, Khasru walk out of jail

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury walked out of jail this afternoon after languishing in jail three and a half months

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Metro rail / Uttara Centre Station to open Feb 18, Mirpur-10 on Mar 1

Full fledged operation--from morning to midnight--between Uttara and Agargaon will start in July.

Metro rail transported 3.35 lakh commuters since opening

The country’s first metro rail transported 3.35 lakh passengers till yesterday.

PM Sheikh Hasina reaches Rajshahi’s Sardah

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached the Bangladesh Police Academy in Rajshahi's Sardah at 11:17am today ahead of the Awami League rally in the city this afternoon..She is attending the graduation ceremony of the 38th BCS Cadre apprentice assistant superintendents of police..Later, H

'15th NDF BD National Debate Carnival 23' set to begin on Feb 24

National Debate Federation Bangladesh (NDF) is going to organise the ‘15th NDF BD National Debate Carnival 2023’ next February 24.

Masum elected president, Nannu GS of Bangladesh Jubo Union

Khan Asaduzzman Masum and Jahangir Alam Nannu were elected president and general secretary respectively of Bangladesh Jubo Union central committee.

Russian ship with Rooppur power plant materials docks at Indian port

After initially being deterred from anchoring at Mongla due to US sanctions on the ship, the Russian ship carrying materials for Bangladesh’s Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project ultimately received India's permission to dock at the Haldia port in West Bengal.

The Daily Star reporter wins Asia Foundation-IED Media fellowship

A journalist of The Daily Star has won "The Asia Foundation-IED Media Fellowship 2022".

Malaysia-bound trawler capsizes; bodies of 3 Rohingyas recovered, 46 rescued

Bangladesh Coast Guard rescued 39 people, including 35 Rohingyas, in Teknaf of Cox's Bazar in the early hours of today (October 4, 2022) after a trawler capsized in the Bay of Bengal while trying to cross the sea to make an illegally entry to Malaysia.

Just another day in Dhaka or a grave reality check?

Dhaka is riddled with bureaucratic incompetence. Apathy has rendered the average city dweller utterly indifferent about the chaos of our city. On August 15, 2022, five people were killed after a segment of a box girder of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project fell from a crane on a car in Dhaka's Uttara area.

Arresting gamers: An alarming threat to individual liberty

The recent arrest of over 100 youths in Chuadanga has shined a light on a problematic tendency of our police force

Climate change is a matter of human rights, too

Most recently, the UN passed a resolution making it a human right for everyone on Planet Earth to have a healthy environment. The environmental advocates had been lobbying for this for many years and finally succeeded.

Small experimental drug trial sees cancer remission in all patients

A small drug trial conducted in the US found every patient treated in the experiment had their rectal cancer successfully go into remission.

“9 firefighters haven't died in any incident in recent times”

Deaths of nine firefighters have been confirmed in the fire at Chattogram's BM Container Depot, according to Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defense.

Stern action taken against those involved in communal violence: Info minister

Information Minister Hasan Mahmud today said stern action has been taken against those involved in the recent communal violence in his country and that secularism is the soul of his country.

Raushan Ershad unconscious most of the time, health deteriorating

Health condition of opposition leader Raushan Ershad has deteriorated as she remains unconscious for most of the time at the ICU of the capital's Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

Facebook unveils two new video-calling devices

The 10-inch Portal Go is an all-new, portable form factor wrapped in fabric with a standalone battery. The updated Portal Plus replaces the 14-inch device that first debuted three years ago. New software updates put even more of an emphasis on video calls in a remote work setting.

Dengue fever: Cases cross 15,000 mark, 234 hospitalised in a day

Dengue cases crossed the 15,000-mark for the first time this year today and 234 patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till 8:00am today, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

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