Metro rail / Uttara Centre Station to open Feb 18, Mirpur-10 on Mar 1

Full fledged operation--from morning to midnight--between Uttara and Agargaon will start in July.

Metro rail transported 3.35 lakh commuters since opening

The country’s first metro rail transported 3.35 lakh passengers till yesterday.

PM Sheikh Hasina reaches Rajshahi’s Sardah

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached the Bangladesh Police Academy in Rajshahi's Sardah at 11:17am today ahead of the Awami League rally in the city this afternoon..She is attending the graduation ceremony of the 38th BCS Cadre apprentice assistant superintendents of police..Later, H

'15th NDF BD National Debate Carnival 23' set to begin on Feb 24

National Debate Federation Bangladesh (NDF) is going to organise the ‘15th NDF BD National Debate Carnival 2023’ next February 24.

Masum elected president, Nannu GS of Bangladesh Jubo Union

Khan Asaduzzman Masum and Jahangir Alam Nannu were elected president and general secretary respectively of Bangladesh Jubo Union central committee.

Russian ship with Rooppur power plant materials docks at Indian port

After initially being deterred from anchoring at Mongla due to US sanctions on the ship, the Russian ship carrying materials for Bangladesh’s Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project ultimately received India's permission to dock at the Haldia port in West Bengal.

The Daily Star reporter wins Asia Foundation-IED Media fellowship

A journalist of The Daily Star has won "The Asia Foundation-IED Media Fellowship 2022".

Malaysia-bound trawler capsizes; bodies of 3 Rohingyas recovered, 46 rescued

Bangladesh Coast Guard rescued 39 people, including 35 Rohingyas, in Teknaf of Cox's Bazar in the early hours of today (October 4, 2022) after a trawler capsized in the Bay of Bengal while trying to cross the sea to make an illegally entry to Malaysia.

3 Bangladeshis stuck in Afghanistan reach Dhaka

Three Bangladeshis, who had been stranded following Taliban's control of Afghanistan, today arrived in Dhaka.

Padma Bridge: Road slab installation complete

With the completion of installing road slabs, Padma bridge has concluded another phase of its construction. On Monday, 23 August, the last road slab was placed on the 2-F span standing on the 12th and 13th pillars of this highly anticipated mega project.

How has life been in Afghanistan over the last 20 years?

Seven Bangladeshis have been living in Afghanistan for decades. Have they experienced any significant socio-economic shift in the war torn country? How has the return of the Taliban after 20 years affected the country?

Ensuring a better life for all will be the real revenge of 1975 carnage: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the real revenge of the August 15, 1975 carnage will be ensured when each and every Bangladeshi has a better life. The PM also vowed to hold trials of perpetrators and those who did the groundwork for killing Bangabandhu.         

Received death threats for mentioning Natore-2 MP's father as razakar in book: RU professor

A teacher of Rajshahi University (RU) has allegedly received death threats for mentioning Natore-2 lawmaker Shafiqul Islam Shimul's father as a razakar in his book on Liberation war.

After MasterChef, Kishwar working with Michelin star chef Yomoda

Culinary sensation Kishwar Chowdhury is the first Bangladeshi-Australian to secure the third place in the internationally renowned cooking show, MasterChef Australia. She fought for the title of MasterChef Australia against Justin Narayan and Pete Campbell. She took home $20,000 in prize money to get her food dream off the ground. The talented cook is currently training under Michelin star chef Masahiko Yomoda, who was present in the MasterChef kitchen during the bento box challenge this year.

Narayanganj fire: Sajeeb Group chairman among 6 sent to jail, 2 others get bail

A Narayanganj court today sent six accused, including owner of Hashem Foods factory in Narayanganj, to jail and granted bail to two accused after their four-day remand in a case filed in connection with 51 deaths in a fire at the factory.

Launches to operate at half capacity from July 15 to 22: Launch owners association

Launches will operate on all routes across the country from July 15 to 22 at half capacity, maintaining proper health guidelines.

HC issues injunction on construction of multi-storeyed buildings on Kalyanpur playground

The High Court issued an injunction today refraining authorities concerned from constructing multi-storeyed apartment buildings on a piece of land allocated as a playground and community space in the capital’s Kalyanpur.

Covid-19 fallout: One-third of the young women previously employed now jobless

One-third of the young women who were employed before the pandemic were out of jobs as of January 2021 due to the impact of Covid-19.

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