Violent clashes marked the last day of the fourth spell of the blockade of road, railway and waterways enforced by the opposition alliance on Thursday.
The alliance in the afternoon also announced the fifth spell of the... Full story
Bangladesh has finalized a deal to buy two submarines from China, officials said.
The ships would strengthen the Bangladesh Navy protecting the countryÃ¢€™s resources in the Bay, they said. Full story
The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has threatened to attack Bangladesh high commission in Islamabad following the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla on war crime charges, PakistanÃ¢€™s... Full story
The p[rime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday said that the leader of the opposition in the parliament, Khaleda Zia, had missed the 10th parliamentary elections but hinted at mid-term polls for the 11th parliament if any understanding... Full story
Young children are at risk of serious health problems from toxic materials found in toys widely available in the capital city.
A recent study, undertaken by the Environment and Social Development Organisation, identified... Full story
The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has expressed grave concerns over the political deadlock in Bangladesh after a meeting on Wednesday to discuss a resolution on it.
The resolution stressed the... Full story
At least 20 activists of Ganajagaran Mancha were injured as police broke up a procession foiling their attempt to approach the Pakistan high commission at Gulshan in the capital on Thursday afternoon. Full story
The Arbitral Tribunal constituted in the matter of the Bay of Bengal maritime boundary arbitration between Bangladesh and India concluded its hearing on the merits from December 9 to 18 at the Peace Palace in The Hague. Full story
Army personnel were moving in various places, setting up camps in district headquarters on Thursday.
Officials said that many units of the army started Ã¢€˜reconnaissanceÃ¢€™ in different parts as part of their winter exercise. Full story
The information minister, Hasanul Haq Inu, on Thursday said that the discussion between the ruling Awami League and the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party for a political negotiation had been suspended. Full story
India on Thursday urged the United States to drop the case against a female diplomat who was arrested and strip-searched and apologise for her Ã¢€˜terribleÃ¢€™ treatment, ratcheting up pressure in the blistering diplomatic row. Full story
The anti-corruption watchdog is unwilling at this moment to launch probe into an unusual surge in incomes of a number of leading ministers of the Awami League-led government who are going to contest the January 5 general elections. Full story
The West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, has threatened she will never allow the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh to be implemented.
Ã¢€˜We are not accepting, not accepting and not accepting... Full story
The expelled Jaitya Party presidium member Kazi Zafar on Thursday said that the country was headed towards a Ã¢€˜civil warÃ¢€™ because of the current volatile political situation.
Two Jatiya Party leaders, who... Full story
The four separate committees formed to investigate the fire in the garment factory of Standard Group at Konabari in Gazipur have been allowed time to submit their reports after they missed the deadlines to do so. Full story
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President Abdul Hamid on Thursday said Bangladesh policies have helped improving the regional security situation to a great extent in the last five years.
Ã¢€˜In the last five years, this region has seen... Full story
Growers started planting seasonal boro rice amid short supply of fertilizer and diesel due to ongoing blockade enforced by the BNP-led opposition alliance, according officials and growersÃ¢€™ leaders.
The production cost of boro, the... Full story
Customs officials and Armed Police Battalion arrested a man in possession of a gold bar and 149 gold chains worth about Tk 42 lakh at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Thursday, police said.
The arrested, Jamal Hossain... Full story
The government has again extended the deadline for submission of tender for the main works of the proposed Padma Multipurpose Bridge.
The new deadline has been fixed on January 9, according to a notification by the Bridge Authority, the main... Full story
The police recovered the body of a housewife from her house in the capitalÃ¢€™s Monipara under Mirpur police station on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Sharmin Morshed Maha, 29, wife of Morshed... Full story
Attorney General Mahbubey Alam on Thursday termed the last minute appeal from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay to halt Abdul Quader MollaÃ¢€™s execution as Ã¢€˜uncalled for and unwarrantedÃ¢€™
The UN High Commissioner... Full story