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Japanese minister in city to discuss economic cooperation

Dhaka, Jan. 14 -- Japanese Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi arrived here on Monday afternoon on a three-day visit to Bangladesh to discuss issues related to investment a... Read More


Infant dies being hit by brickbat in city

Dhaka, Jan. 12 -- In a tragic accident, a 16-day-old infant died as a brickbat fell on his head accidentally in the city's Mirpur area on Friday. The deceased was identified as Abdullah, son of Kabir... Read More


BCL: Junaid hits century, Ashraful bags 4 wickets

Dhaka, Dec. 7 -- Junaid Siddique, the former opener of Bangladesh national cricket team, hit his 16th first-class century in the ongoing Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) on Friday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdh... Read More


543 election candidates challenge ROs' decisions

Dhaka, Dec. 5 -- A total of 543 petitions were filed with the Election Commission within stipulated three days till Wednesday challenging the decisions of returning officers over the rejection and acc... Read More


Stay alert about any move to hinder neutral polls: Dr Kamal

Dhaka, Dec. 5 -- Jatiya Oikyafront chief Dr Kamal Hossain on Wednesday urged all, including the media, to remain alert about any move to hamper an impartial and credible election. Talking to reporter... Read More


Bangladeshi man facing deportation gets reprieve until 2022

Kansas City, Nov. 29 -- A Kansas man who is fighting deportation to his native Bangladesh for overstaying his visa was given a reprieve until at least 2022 after an immigration judge agreed to conside... Read More


Narsingdi BNP candidate Khairul Kabair Khokon lands in jail

Narsingdi, Nov. 29 -- BNP senior joint secretary general and the party's candidate for Narsingd-1 constituency, Khairul Kabair Khokon, was sent to jail in two cases here on Thursday. Narsingdi Distra... Read More


8 'JMB' members held in city

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested eight suspected members of Radical Youth Group of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Mohammadpur, Kala... Read More


AL's nomination process faces bottleneck

Dhaka, Nov. 26 -- Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said on Monday that the announcement of the official list of Awami League-led Grand Alliance and 14-party alliance nominated candidates ... Read More


Myanmar: Bangladesh set to start repatriating Rohingya

Yangon, Nov. 11 -- The repatriation of ethnic Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh, to which more than 700,000 fled since last year to escape deadly violence carried out by Myanmar's security forces, will... Read More