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On April 24 a passenger bus began a trial run from Dhaka in Bangladesh to the Nepalese capital city of Kathmandu. The bus travelled through the Siliguri corridor in West Bengal this morning and entered Nepal through the Panitanki (WestBengal)-Kakarvitta (Nepal) border, carrying delegates from the ...
Locals rushed the injured to Dhaka Medical College Hospital after the accident between a Suprabhat bus and a Best Transport agency bus around 5:30am on Monday. Bacchu Mia, the officer-in-charge of DMCH police outpost, told bdnews24.com that a total of eight wounded persons were brought to the ...

DHAKA: Officials in Bangladesh have denied that there are any new security threats to US citizens in Bangladesh. The US State Department on Friday issued a new travel advisory for Bangladesh, urging US citizens to reconsider travel to Dhaka due to crime and terrorism. The advisory put Bangladesh at ...
She landed in Dhaka aboard a Biman Bangladesh flight at 10:45am on Monday. The prime minister left from London's Heathrow Airport on Sunday night and was seen off by Bangladesh High Commissioner in London Md Nazmul Quanine. Hasina flew to London last Monday after attending the closing ...
The dead has been identified as Kamruzzaman Dukhu, the brother of a local Awami League leader. The clashes that occurred in the neighbourhood of Dhaka's Badda area left eight others bullet-injured. Supporters of local MP AKM Rahmatullah and acting Beraid Union Parishad Chairman Jahangir Alam ...
Video PlayerClose. BANGLADESH-DHAKA-WATERMELON-DAILY LIFE. Workers unload watermelons from boats along a river bank near a wholesale market in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 21, 2018. (Xinhua) ...

Boy dies from stabbing wounds in Dhaka. Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com. Published: 2018-04-20 17:34:03.0 BdST Updated: 2018-04-20 ... Shihab lived with his parents in the neighbourhood of Dhalpur in Dhaka. Citing local residents, Jatrabari Police Inspector Tofail Ahmed said Shihab engaged in an altercation ...
The victim, 'Rosina', 21, was admitted to the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation or Pongu Hospital after the accident that occurred in Chairmanbarhi footbridge area around 9pm on Friday, police said. Gani Molla, a director of the hospital, said a leg of the woman was cut off ...
India, Bangladesh Border Forces To Meet In Dhaka Next Week ... smuggling of fake Indian currency notes and attacks on BSF personnel by cross-border criminals are some of the issues that will be discussed at a high-level meeting of the chiefs of India and Bangladesh's frontier forces in Dhaka next week.
Hall Provost Prof Sabita Rezwana Rahman told bdnews24.com all three students returned to the hall on Friday evening. Two of them were seen to take part in the inter-hall football competition at Dhaka University Central Playground representing Sufia Kamal Hall. On Thursday night the DU hall authority ...
Three policemen injured in gunfight with suspected yaba peddlers in Dhaka. Senior Correspondent bdnews24. ... Dhaka Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Shamsuzzaman told bdnews24.com the three policemen suffered bullet injuries in their hands and legs. He said the injured suspect was ...
Speaker of Parliament Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury attended the event at the British high commissioner's residence in Dhaka on Wednesday as chief guest. The lunch brought together 150 people including the high commissioners of Malaysia, Brunei, Canada and Sri Lanka, acting high commissioners of ...
“Islamic Values for Sustainable Peace, Solidarity and Development” – is the theme of the Dhaka meeting, the state minister said. He said with the decision of hosting the meet, Bangladesh has already become part of the OIC CFM Troika and an “influential” member of the eight members OIC Executive ...
AMMAN – Royal Jordanian expanded its codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, giving its guests access to Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Qatar Airways flights. Royal Jordanian will start to market Qatar Airways route to Dhaka International Airport (DAC) as of April 1, 2018. The route will be sold in connection ...
First, BIMSTEC established its permanent Secretariat in Dhaka in 2014. Second, BIMSTEC cooperation received new impetus from the Leaders' Retreat held in Goa, India on Oct 16 in 2016, wherein the BIMSTEC Leaders pledged to work collectively towards making BIMSTEC stronger, more efficient, and ...
A Dhaka University teacher is facing protests and criticism from colleagues for what they say his disparaging remarks 'belittling' Bangabandhu in a newspaper article. Dhaka University Teachers' Association has issued a statement demanding punishment of marketing department's Professor Dr Morshed ...
Dhaka: Bangladesh police have detained a man who faked his murder on social media -- using red fruit juice as imitation blood -- to avoid paying out $1,800 on a cricket bet, a senior officer said Tuesday. A video of Adel Shikder's purported murder was shared some 10,000 times within days, prompting a ...

The 43-year-old, a native of Munshiganj, worked as a manager at a garment store in Old Dhaka. He lived at Narayanganj's Adamjee with his wife and an eight-year-old daughter. The latest casualty takes the death toll of Bangladeshis in the country's worst aviation tragedy to 27. Nine Bangladeshi victims ...
After decades cleaning the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh's crowded capital, Sujon Lal Routh has seen plenty of misery. But the tragedy of 2008 was the worst. After a day of heavy rainfall left the streets flooded – as usual – seven workers were assigned to clear a blocked manhole in Rampura, in the centre ...
In an effort to reduce logistics costs and make India-Bangladesh trade more competitive, the Union Shipping Ministry has proposed the inclusion of Pangaon river terminal near Dhaka in the bilateral protocol for inland water trade, during the upcoming secretary-level talks. The Pangaon container terminal is ...
First, BIMSTEC established its permanent Secretariat in Dhaka in 2014. Second, BIMSTEC cooperation received new impetus from the Leaders' Retreat held in Goa, India on Oct 16, 2016, wherein the leaders pledged to work collectively towards making BIMSTEC stronger, more effective, and result ...
Another suspected robber, Hanif, was detained on the scene with bullet woundsand admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. A checkpoint has been set up in front of Madhumoti Hotel based on a top that a gang was robbign trucks along the route, RAB-10 Additional DIG of Police Shahabuddin Khan ...
The plane returned to the Dhaka airport after a technical glitch was detected mid-flight. The airplane left Dhaka for Syedpur around 12pm on Tuesday, Biman Bangladesh Airlines Junior Ground Officer Zahid Mia told bdnews24.com. “But it had to return due to technical problems. We expect the flight to leave ...
The transport aircraft landed at Dhaka's Shahjajal Airport just after 4pm on Monday, bdnews24.com's Rifat Rahman Bhuiyan reported from the spot. Ruling Awami League General Secretary and Road Tranpsort Minister Obaidul Quader and Civill Aviation Minister Shahjahan Kamal officially received the ...
The fog started to engulf different areas in Dhaka around 8am. The situation remained unchanged till 11am. “This is not totally abnormal. Air pollution could have played a role,” said senior BMD official Ruhul Quddus. Meteorologists term such fog as 'mist' that brings down the visibility level between 1,000 to ...
It is understood that the smuggled arms had reached Dhaka and may be used to create unrest ahead of elections towards the end of the year. The first cache of arms was allegedly smuggled in December 2016 through Chittagong port. This is reminiscent of the 2004 incident when 10 trucks of Chinese arms ...
Dhaka still continues to rank among the cities that have the lowest quality of air in the world. Dhaka's ranking in the air quality index improved with comparison to the previous week. Even though Dhaka ranked 11th in the US Air Quality Index on Tuesday with a score of 149, the air quality dropped again on ...
After a fire gutted their homes in the early hours of Monday, residents of a slum in Mirpur have been combing through the ashes to salvage what they can. Visiting the site of the fire on Tuesday, this Dhaka Tribune correspondent saw many slum dwellers sifting through the remains of shanties to collect tin or ...
The Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 passenger jet was flying from Dhaka to Kathmandu. Eyewitnesses report that the plane seemed to struggle during the descent, and seems to have either overshot the runway or missed it altogether. An altitude log on flight tracking service FlightRadar24 also seems to suggest ...
Police have foiled BNP's sit-in program in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka. BNP was observing a scheduled program on Thursday to demand the release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail. Party vice chairperson AZM Jahid Hossain was addressing the program around 11:47am when ...
Bangladesh's capital Dhaka has ranked the fifth most polluted city in the world. Dhaka scored 180 in the US Air Quality Index (AQI) at 9am on Thursday. The air was classified as “unhealthy.” The index was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency for reporting daily air quality of any city or country.
Afsana was five months into her pregnancy, said her husband Abul Azim, who was driving the motorcycle. “We were on our way to Narayanganj to visit a relative. Afsana fell on the road as the bike slipped. A truck ran over her,” he told bdnews24.com. Afsana was rushed to the Dhaka Medical College ...
Golden Harvest, on the other hand, is a large business conglomerate based out of Bangladesh's capital city, Dhaka. Bangladesh's pizza-delivery market is small, but growing. Between 2011 and 2015, its size increased from $2 million to $3.7 million, according to research firm Euromonitor. “Pizza is a ...
Dhaka is the cultural, political, and financial center of Bangladesh. It is one of the largest and most densely populated cities in South Asia, with a population of approximately 17.5 million people in 2015 and growing at the rate of over 3 percent per year (World Bank 2015). By 2025, the United Nations (UN) ...
The victims were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital or DMCH around 10pm on Wednesday, Sub-Inspector Bachchu Mia at the police camp there told bdnews24.com. Quoting the victims, he said their flat on the third floor of a five-storey building on road no. 2 in the neighbourhood caught fire from a ...
PETALING JAYA: A Bangladeshi man was tied up mid-flight during a Malindo Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Dhaka on Saturday for attacking a stewardess and for being undressed during the flight. The incident occurred on the OD162 flight on Saturday (March 3). The 20-year-old male who is said to be a ...
Dhaka scored 298 in the US Air Quality Index (AQI) at 9:30am on Monday. The air was classified as “very unhealthy”. The index was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency for reporting daily air quality of any city or country. Pakistan's Lahore and Afghanistan's Kabul occupied the two top spots ...
Dhaka seeks talks on return of Rohingya trapped at border. February 19 ... Myanmar Home Minister Gen Swe, right, and his Bangladesh counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan look on in Dhaka recently. Minister Gen Swe was in Dhaka to receive a list of more than 8,000 Rohingya to be returned to Myanmar.
A mobile court of the Rapid Action Battalion or RAB has fined the Apollo Hospitals in Dhaka Tk 300,000 for selling in their pharmacy 30 types of counterfeit drugs. The mobile court also hit the private hospital in Bashundhara neighbourhood with a fine of another Tk 200,000 for keeping expired reagents in ...
Beijing is trying to make the yuan a major international currency, asking its trading partners to use the Chinese currency to settle some transactions. If the Chinese consortium wins the bid for Dhaka exchange and sends directors to help run it, China may be able to list yuan-denominated financial products ...
Grameenphone has announced the launch of 4G network service in parts of Dhaka city and Chittagong as part of the nationwide rollout of the service. Grameenphone CEO Michael Foley made the announcement on Facebook Live. ”Today is indeed a proud moment for us all in Bangladesh and a big ...
The Dhaka ODMV is part of the UK's effort to improve customer services, the High Commission said in a statement. British High Commissioner Alison Blake said the UK is the first country to launch the VFS Global mobile facility in Bangladesh. “This service allows Bangladeshis to submit their visa application ...
Most graves in densely-populated Dhaka are temporary because the Bangladeshi capital has run out of room for its dead. But what do you do when someone takes over your loved one's burial plot? Suraya Parveen can no longer visit her father's grave because a stranger's body is buried in the same plot.
Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of the ruling Awami League, has occupied the Dhaka University campus to prevent “possible sabotage attempts” by Jatiyatabadi Chatra Dal. Chhatra League leaders started gathering at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) since early Thursday.
Dhaka still continues to rank among the cities that have the lowest quality of air in the world. However, the quality of air in Dhaka has improved a little on Thursday. In the US Air Quality Index (AQI), measured at 9:15am on Thursday, Dhaka ranked eleventh in the real time air quality rankings. According to ...
"I think this is a typical Dhaka pitch. [Against] England, Australia we played on the same pitches," said Samaraweera, who was Bangladesh's batting consultant then. "You can't say unplayable, but from Chittagong to here the wickets are two different extremes. But Test cricket is dying these days and you ...
The flight SQ449 started from Dhaka's Shahjalal International Airport around 1pm on Wednesday. One and a half hour to the flight, the aircraft 'had to make the emergency landing' at Mandalay International Airport in Myanmar 'due to the technical glitch', a Singapore Airlines official at Shahjalal Airport told ...
2:23pm- Joint Commissioner (Crimes) Krishna Pada Roy tells the Dhaka Tribune: “We allowed senior BNP leaders to enter the court with Khaleda Zia. “We had to disperse the crowd when some BNP men tried to entire the court room forcefully. He says: “Police detained some people from the spot.”.
Fast forward three days later, Bangladesh are looking to richen their history in the capital city of Dhaka. A venue where they have won three of their last five completed Test matches; in fact, they conquered both England and Australia at the very same venue. On both those occasions, however, Chandika ...
SINGAPORE: A Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight from Dhaka was diverted to Mandalay as a result of a technical issue with one of the aircraft's engines, SIA said in a statement on Wednesday (Feb 7). SIA said flight SQ449 arrived in Myanmar at around 3.30pm local time (5pm Singapore time) on Wednesday.


 

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