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Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
It seems that the strict enforcement of traffic rules has brought some discipline on the city streets, but some vehicles are still found going against traffic.
Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
Bangladesh has not had a food year so bad since 2008. That was a year now well marked in history books as the year of global economic meltdown, the worst since the Great Depression in the 1930s.
Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
Two days after Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha flew to Australia, the Supreme Court brought major changes in its administration by transferring 10 key officials including the registrar general.
Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
Rohingya Persecution: WB suspends $200m loan for Myanmar
The World Bank has suspended $200 million loan as budget support to the Myanmar government due to the persecution of Rohingyas of Rakhine State.
Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
BNP's 20-point proposal to EC
The BNP yesterday placed before the Election Commission a set of proposals, including dissolution of parliament and a polls-time 'supportive government' to oversee the next parliamentary election.
Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
Deported Militants: Rab arrests 2 convicted in Singapore
Rab yesterday arrested two deported Bangladeshis from the capital's Sabujbagh area. The duo served jail time in Singapore after being convicted for having links to terror financing.
Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
Proteas prove superiority
Halfway through South Africa's cakewalk to what seemed like a challenging target of 279 on a clear and windy day in Kimberley's Diamond Oval the large Bangladesh contingent, who were shouting...
Posted: 2017-10-15 18:00:00
Law Student Rupa Killing: Five charged with rape, murder
Police yesterday charged five transport workers for gang raping and killing law student Rupa Khatun on a running bus on August 25.
Posted: 2017-10-14 18:00:00
Get Rohingyas back home
Former UN chief Kofi Annan urged the Security Council on Friday to push for the return to Myanmar of hundreds of thousands of Rohyingas who have been driven out in an army campaign.
Posted: 2017-10-14 18:00:00
Can the Tigers knuckle down?
Just as the returns of ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Shakib Al Hasan and the likely comeback of Tamim Iqbal seemed to be bolstering Bangladesh, they suffered a major blow when

Posted: 2017-10-16 02:14:54
A man charged over allegations he attacked former prime minister Kevin Rudd's godson Sean Foster during a dispute about same-sex marriage will return to court next month.
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:14:26
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine security officials say the two final surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the south, including a top Asian terror...
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:13:00
A glamorous former TV presenter from Australia claims she was forcefully kissed by Patrick Swayze while working as a make-up artist for Disney early on in her career.
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:12:54
Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: poll
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan's upcoming election, the latest survey suggested Monday, as a new party founded by Tokyo's...
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:12:44
Australian model latest to accuse Weinstein of harassment
An Australian model said she was "played" by Harvey Weinstein and his colleagues who engineered a hotel room meeting where he stripped naked and demanded a...
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:11:41
Former Pussycat Doll says band was 'prostitution ring'
Kaya Jones, 33, made the explosive accusation in a serious of tweets on Saturday and Sunday, accusing managers and executives of taking advantage of the group she joined in 2003.
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:11:02
Blac Chyna's son King plays with half-sister Dream
The soon-to-be five-year-old attempted to push his 11-month-old sibling in her Maclaren stroller while simultaneously riding her white luggage trolly through the kitchen
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:10:58
Australian power prices rose by staggering 63% in a decade
Australian electricity prices have increased by more than 60 per cent during the past decade as power companies over invest in new poles and wires.
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:10:02
Hillary Clinton accuses WikiLeaks of working with Russia
The former secretary of state's devastating election loss to Trump remains raw, and she took another opportunity to lash out at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for his role in damaging her chances.
Posted: 2017-10-16 02:09:48
The Latest: QB Siemian leaves with left shoulder injury
The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern):10 p.m.Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian hurt his left shoulder while diving...

Posted: 2017-10-16 08:15:14
After 18 long years, eminent film actress Shabnam is returning to acting with a mega serial for a Pakistani TV channel. DhakaLive has news that Shabnam is gearing up to appear in a 100-episode...
Posted: 2017-10-16 08:13:32
Multi-award winning film Moner Manush will be aired today at 2:40pm on Channel i. A joint venture by India and Bangladesh, the film is based on the popular novel also titled Moner Manush by Sunil...
Posted: 2017-10-16 08:11:40
Three films by three local filmmakers --Bashir Hossain, Golam Rabbany Biplob and Masud Akhond--will be screened today at the National Art Plaza of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital....
Posted: 2017-10-16 08:08:45
Motion picture Academy kicks out disgraced Harvey Weinstein
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, vowing that the era of shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior in the movie industry was over. An...
Posted: 2017-10-16 08:07:25
Jacqueline Fernandez to play leading lady in the Hindi remake of ‘The Girl on the Train’?
Jacqueline Fernandez is high on the success of the recent blockbuster Judwaa 2 . Not only has the film managed to impress the audience with its potboiler content but it has also managed to break...
Posted: 2017-10-16 08:05:21
Fundraising exhibition for Langadu victims begins at Drik today
A three-day fundraising art exhibition titled Phoenix of Langadu, for supporting the victims of Langadu communal attack, will begin today at Drik Gallery in the capitals Dhanmondi area. Terracotta...
Posted: 2017-10-16 08:03:14
Evening of folk, modern songs held at Nat’l Museum
Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre organised an evening of folk songs by Swapan Dutta Baul from India and modern songs by Bangladeshi singer Dipankar Mondal at the Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh...
Posted: 2017-10-16 00:47:03
Red tape delays seven projects
Bureaucratic tangle is causing delay in implementing several river restoration and development projects in time, it is alleged. The government had undertaken a plan to restore the countrys rivers...
Posted: 2017-10-16 00:43:11
Shakib fastest to post 5,000 runs, 200wkts double
Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the fastest player to achieve the double of 5000 runs and 200 wickets in ODI cricket, during his 29 runs knock against South Africa in the first...
Posted: 2017-10-16 00:33:12
CJ to face ACC probe
Law minister Anisul Huq yesterday announced that the allegations levelled against Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, currently in Australia on sick leave, would be investigated through the Anti...

Posted: 2017-09-30 21:30:53
Myanmar’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is sending her minister to Bangladesh amid international pressure over the Rakhine State crisis in which her government stands accused of ‘ethnic...
Posted: 2017-09-30 20:56:24
Maldivian immigration authorities have detained 87 expatriates, many of them Bangladeshis, as part of the drive to screen the undocumented and illegal migrants in the country, according to the...
Posted: 2017-09-30 20:31:19
An international group on vaccine provision will send 900,000 Oral Cholera Vaccines or OCVs to prevent water-borne diseases from spreading in Rohingyas camps in Cox's Bazar.
Posted: 2017-09-30 19:02:22
PM Hasina to return home on Oct 7: Quader
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is now in the US, will return home on Oct 7, says the ruling Awami League's General Secretary Obaidul Quader.
Posted: 2017-09-30 18:34:39
President Hamid calls for unity to stop religious fanaticism
President Md Adbul Hamid has urged all to unite to stop religious fanaticism.
Posted: 2017-09-30 16:30:48
Obdurate Mominul leads Bangladesh fightback against South Africa
Mominul Haque provided stout resistance and was 72 not out as Bangladesh moved to 218 for four at lunch on the third day of the first test against South Africa on Saturday.
Posted: 2017-09-30 15:45:25
Catalans occupy voting stations to defy Spanish govt's order to stop independence referendum
Supporters of Catalan independence began occupying polling stations on Friday, setting up a possible confrontation with police who have been ordered to clear them out by Sunday morning to ensure...
Posted: 2017-09-30 15:38:23
Rohingya Muslims say goodbye to their own after boat capsizes
Grieving Rohingya Muslim refugees buried 18 of their own, including children, on Friday, hours after they drowned off the Bangladesh coast where their boat capsized in heavy seas.
Posted: 2017-09-30 15:13:07
Long haul for Bangladesh in fightback against South Africa
Bangladesh face a long haul in their bid to fight their way back into contention against South Africa after ending the second day of the first test on 127 for three, still 369 behind the hosts'...
Posted: 2017-09-30 14:41:35
Padma Bridge becomes visible as first span installed
The Padma Bridge, one of the largest infrastructure projects in Bangladesh, saw its first beam installed on the span between two pillars.

Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
KUSHTIA, Oct 15: The ruling Awami League (AL) Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif on Sunday ruled out the possibility of dissolving the parliament before general
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
Brahmanbaria, Oct 15: Police detained a college student, who was allegedly involved in the deadly Blue Whale Games, from his home at Jinodpur village in
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
Detectives have failed to stop gold smuggling into the country despite heightened vigilance. The incidence of gold smuggling in the country is very high and
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
Major changes in Supreme Court administration
Major changes have been made in the Supreme Court administration on Sunday by transferring ten top level officials including its Registrar General. Law, Justice and
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
CEC all praise for Zia
The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) AKM Nurul Huda on Sunday praised the former President Ziaur Rahman during a discussion with the BNP for restoring multi-party
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
AL to place 11 proposals in talks with EC: Quader
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said that the party will place 11-point proposals during dialogue with the Election Commission."EC will hold talks
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
‘Regular hand wash can prevent diarrhoea, pneumonia’
Speakers at a function in the city on Sunday said regular hands wash with soap before eating and after discharging feces can prevent the water-borne
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
Myanmar will destroy our economy: Muhith
Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said that tackling the Rohingya refugee crisis is the 'real' challenge Bangladesh is now facing as it may destroy the
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
Greater policy support seen vital for uplift of fisheries sector
A high level policy workshop, held in Dhaka on Sunday, urged for greater support for fisheries and aquaculture sector in Bangladesh. The workshop was held
Posted: 2017-10-16 05:00:00
Great initiative but expecting no hegemony!
Great initiative but expecting no hegemony!