1h ago| Crime & Justice

Restaurant worker in guise of expat dopes 300 foreign returnees in 15 yrs: Rab

Amir Hossain had been working at a fast-food restaurant near the Dhaka airport but he was often seen at the airport premises with a passport and a luggage in hands.

2h ago| Crime & Justice

Hallmark Group's guard found dead in Savar

Police recovered the body of a security guard of Hallmark Group in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, early today (October 2, 2022).

4h ago| Diplomacy

“Land boundary pact with Bangladesh reduces terrorism in India’s northeast part"

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said terrorist activities in the country’s northeast region have declined because of India’s strategic land boundary pact with Bangladesh.

16h ago| Bangladesh

Rejoinder, our reply

Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation has sent in a rejoinder to a report titled “State coffers robbed of Tk 4,697cr by Petrobangla, BPC” published in The Daily Star on September 19.

16h ago| Crime & Justice

Jubo League leader shot dead in Lakshmipur

A union-level Jubo League leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Lakshmipur on Friday night.

16h ago| Crime & Justice

Man lands in jail over arms dealing

A Jashore court yesterday sent a man to jail on charges of illegal arms dealing.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Restaurant worker in guise of expat dopes 300 foreign returnees in 15 yrs: Rab

Amir Hossain had been working at a fast-food restaurant near the Dhaka airport but he was often seen at the airport premises with a passport and a luggage in hands.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Hallmark Group's guard found dead in Savar

Police recovered the body of a security guard of Hallmark Group in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, early today (October 2, 2022).

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

“Land boundary pact with Bangladesh reduces terrorism in India’s northeast part"

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said terrorist activities in the country’s northeast region have declined because of India’s strategic land boundary pact with Bangladesh.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

4 dead in Narsingdi road accident

Four people died and five others suffered injuries in a road accident in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi early today (October 2, 2022).

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Bangladesh Bank cyber heist: CID gets 67th date to submit probe report

A Dhaka court has again asked Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to submit probe report by November 16 this year in Bangladesh Bank cyber heist case.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Back to yaba biz after weathering the storm

Shah Azam, 28, a yaba godfather of Teknaf, surrendered to police on February 16, 2019, promising to leave the drug business and never engage in the trade again. He was sent to jail at the time and released in November 2020.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Extreme heat: $6b loss a year in Dhaka’s labour productivity

Dhaka is losing $6 billion worth of labour productivity each year due to heat stress from extreme temperatures, said a study published yesterday.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Dismembered body of RMG worker recovered in Gazipur

Police yesterday (October 1, 2022) recovered the dismembered body of a garment worker three days after he went missing at Kaliganj upazila of Gazipur.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Looted belongings of 300 expats in 15yrs at Dhaka airport: 4 arrested

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion yesterday (October 1, 2022) arrested four members of a gang, including the ringleader for allegedly looting the belongings of over 300 expatriates after making them unconscious at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Stern action if anyone tries to create unrest during Durga Puja: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday (October 1, 2022) said those who will try to create trouble during the Durga Puja like last year will face severe punishment.