• 3 deals on 10 wells with Gazprom today
  • Bye bye Barcelona
  • Fuel crisis hampers operation of generators at DWASA pumps
  • Lawmen fail to find Elias as yet, Sahara tells PM
  • ACC quizzes Mridha’s driver
  • IMF releases $141m instalment of ECF
  • North Bengal pala genre staged
  • Messi tastes rare failure at crucial moment
  • Implementation of noise control rules demanded
  • Banks asked to freeze accounts of 5 Destiny directors
  • World Malaria Day observed
  • IMF projects 5.5pc GDP growth
  • State-run factory workers’ wages to come under legal framework

ACC quizzes Mridha’s driver

The driver of suspended railway general manager Yusuf Ali Mridha said on Wednesday that Mridha had a sack and a luggage with him while he was travelling to Dhaka from Chittagong on April 9. Full story

World Malaria Day observed

An integrated approach should be adopted involving different ministries to control mosquito and eradicate malaria from Bangladesh health minister AFM Ruhal Haque said on Wednesday. Full story

Govt sets up monitoring cell to oversee probe

The government has set up a monitoring cell to oversee investigation of the murder of Aminul Islam, a garment sector trade union leader, said home secretary CQK Mushtaq Ahmed on Wednesday. Full story

Woman killed for dowry in Gaibandha

Local people handed over a man to the police on Wednesday, accusing him of killing his wife for dowry at a Gaibandha village. The police recovered the body of his wife Renu Begum from the house where... Full story

Indefinite transport strike in Laksmipur

An indefinite transport strike, enforced by a local transport union began on Laksmipur-Ramgati road on Wednesday. Demanding repairs of Laksmipur-Ramgati Road, the district Bus-Minibus Owners and... Full story

Return Elias or face agitation from Sunday: Fakhrul

The acting BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday accused the government of trying to pass the blame of the disappearance of the party’s organising secretary Elias Ali on the... Full story

Sayedee’s lawyers begin IO's cross-examination

The defence lawyer of detained Jamaat nayeb-e-amir Delwar Hossain Sayedee on Wednesday began cross-examination of the investigation officer in the war crimes case against him after the International Crime... Full story

AL activists directed to ‘resist’ BNP’s movement

Ruling Awami League’s city unit leaders in an emergency working committee meeting on Wednesday said they would face opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s leaders on the street. Full story

BSU celebrates 60th founding anniv today

Left-leaning Bangladesh Students Union celebrates its sixtieth founding anniversary today. BSU that played a vital role in all democratic and student movements and the independence war in 1971, planned... Full story

PSC gives in to hopefuls

The 11,573 BCS applicants who moved the High Court will now be allowed to take their examinations, a senior Public Service Commission official said on Wednesday. Full story

Warrant for arrest of Bashundhara chief

A Dhaka magistrate on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for Bashundhara Group chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan Shah Alam and two others, charging them with embezzlement of money taken for... Full story

130th death anniv of Darwin observed

Bijnan Andolan Mancha, an organisation conducting science studies, on Wednesday observed the 130th death anniversary of Charles Darwin. Holding a discussion meeting and documentary screening... Full story

Shawkat Jamil’s chehlum tomorrow

The Daily Star’s senior photojournalist Shawkat Jamil’s chehlum will be held tomorrow at his paternal home at Kathpatti in Barisal Sadar upazila, according to a press release. Full story

Coal traced in Teesta at Dahagram-Angarpota

The Border Guard Bangladesh on Tuesday stopped boring at stone quarries at the Dahagram-Angarpota Enclave in Lalmanirhat as chunks of coal came up while workers drilled the Teesta riverbed. Full story

Woman found dead in Netrakona

The police recovered a woman’s body by raiding the house where she lived with her husband and in-laws at a Netrakona village on Tuesday night. The body of Bilkis Akter, 21, has been sent to the Netrakona... Full story

2 unnatural deaths in city

At least two people were found dead in the capital on Wednesday. At Airport, an unidentified man, aged about 35, was found dead beside a road in the area. Airport police sub-inspector Mujibur Rahman said... Full story

Rokeya Afzal, Shamsul Huda new TIB members

Former caretaker government adviser Rokeya Afzal Rahman and former chief election commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda have been made members of the Board of Trustee of Transparency International... Full story

Khulna BNP demands KMP’s official explanation

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Khulna on Wednesday demanded official explanation from the Khulna Metropolitan Police regarding the incident of torture on two JCD activists by hanging from ceiling in... Full story

1 killed, 30 injured in village clash over land dispute

A man was killed and 30 others were injured in a clash between two groups over a land dispute at village Boyalmari of Mithapukur in Rangpur on Wednesday morning. Full story

Man held with 80kg cannabis

A truck driver was held with 80kg cannabis in Jaipurhat Sadar upazila early Wednesday. The arrested was Zahedul Islam, 30, son of Mozammel... Full story

Farmer found slaughtered in Khagrachhari

A farmer was found slaughtered at Dighinala upazila in Khagrachhari on Monday. The Dighinala police recovered the body of Noor Ali, 45, from Bhuiyanchhari area and arrested four men in connection with the... Full story

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