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veteran film critic, Executive Director of the Network for the Promotion of Asia Pacific cinema (NETPAC) and the President of the Sri Lanka Film Critics' Forum affiliated to the the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), Ashley Ratnavibhushana last week participated at the 16th Dhaka ...
The local administration imposed Section 144 at Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia as two political organisations -- Bangladesh Chhatra League and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) -called their meetings at the same venue simultaneously on Saturday. Md Sahinuzzaman, upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of ...

A woman has been crushed to death by a bus in Dhaka's Malibagh while she was crossing a road. The victim has been identified as Runa, 32, who lived with her husband and two children in the Wapda road area of West Rampura. She was struck by a Ramzan Transport bus as she was crossing the ...
The statement came from the university's Public Relations department on Saturday amid protests by Dhaka University students calling for an end to the affiliations. Students from the colleges have also held several rounds of protests demanding schedules for their exams and the release of their results.
A 'tiff' with some locals over playing music on loudspeakers has left an elderly man dead in Dhaka's Wari, police say. police arrested four of the seven accused in a case over the incident on Friday, Wari Police Station Sub-Inspector Harunur Rashid told bdnews24.com. Rashid said the victim, Nazmul ...
The second phase of this year's Biswa Ijtema has begun with hundreds of thousands of devotees thronging the banks of Turag in Tongi. The second phase began with "a'm BAYAN" (general sermons) by Bangladesh Omor Faruk early Friday. Hafez Mohammad Jubayer will give sermons after Juma prayers.

Dhaka University has filed a case with Shahbag police station against demonstrators who took part in a protest on the campus. Officer-in-Charge of Shahbag police Station Abul Hasan told the Dhaka Tribune last night that the case was filed against 50 anonymous demonstrators for creating chaos and ...
Due to non-availability of air tickets and for other reasons, the buses have become a popular mode of transport between West Bengal and Tripura via Dhaka. The first Maitre bus service was launched in the year 2015. The Kolkata-Dhaka bus link began in June 1999. And a separate Agartala-Dhaka service ...
The rise of the Asian minnows has coincided with the fall of one of the Asian giants. Bangladesh continue to take giant steps and their transformation from cubs to tigers has been very impressive. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, are going from bad to worse with their every performance and are in some sort of ...
Bangladesh has recently proposed to invest in hydroelectric projects in Nepal to expand its power options, reports Kathmandu Post. "In order to meet the growing demand, we are considering Nepal a big market that can fulfill our needs," the premier Nepalese newspaper quoted Bangladeshi Ambassador ...
2.5 S Lakmal to T Iqbal, Taps this short of a length ball in front of point. Tamim wants a single but won't get it. 16/0. 2.4 S Lakmal to T Iqbal, On middle and leg, worked with soft hands towards the leg side. 16/0. 2.3 S Lakmal to T Iqbal, Hurls it away on a fuller length, Tamim prods forward and blocks it out ...
Business. Dhaka rickshaw crackdown to hit locals. In the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka rickshaws are the most popular means of transportation. But the government has imposed restrictions on their use.
The EC was scheduled to hold the polls simultaneously to elect 18 councillors for the new wards in Dhaka North, as many in the south, and six others from the seats reserved for each of the two city Corporations. The High Court stayed the bypolls in Dhaka North and elections in new wards on Wednesday ...
Gendaria police OC Mizanur Rahman said the three friends were riding a motorcycle when a covered van hit them around 2am Thursday near ayurvedic drugstore Shadhana in Swamibag. Rahel and Russel were declared dead after being rushed to Dhaka Medical College hospital while their friend Md ...
The man, Md Al Amin, 26, a resident of Islambagh, was admitted to Dhaka Medical College hospital after the incident on Wednesday evening. Shahbagh police Station Inspector Zafar Ali Biswas said the woman was taken to the police station. Zafar said the two has been in a relationship, but their families ...
Ivy was brought to Dhaka and admitted to the Labaid hospital on Thursday evening. "She is out of danger now, but needs rest. The doctors also said taking rest is the most important thing for her now," Narayanganj City corporation CEO AFM Ehteshamul Hoque told bdnews24.com. He also said the doctors ...
Hundreds of students of colleges under the University of Dhaka have blocked streets in the capital for three hours on Thursday to press for the announcement of ... The colleges are Dhaka College, Eden Mohila College, government Shaheed Suhrawardy College, Kabi Nazrul College, Begum Badrunnesa ...

New Delhi [India], Janaury 18 (ANI): Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said on Thursday that Dhaka and New Delhi "are enjoying the best of relations" as the ties between the two most trusted neighbours have flourished in depth and dimensions in the last four decades. His remarks came in a ...
ADB Vice-President Wencai Zhang has narrated his first encounter with the notorious Dhaka traffic to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Bangladesh ... According to a World Bank report, some 3.2 million manhour is wasted on Dhaka streets due to the traffic gridlock which is also considered as an obstacle ...
Many constitutional democracies in Asia, including India, Bangladesh, and Lebanon, are often trumpeted for secularist credentials. This is due to the enduring co-existence of various religious communities within their borders. But these countries also segregate their population on the basis of religion.
Despite its candidate conceding a massive defeat in the Rangpur City corporation (RpCC) polls held on Thursday, Awami League believes it had scored three major points. The three issues are- BNP's allegation of unfair and biased election under a partisan government being proven wrong, the role of ...
Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujan) has observed that the recently held Rangpur City corporation (RpCC) polls were free and fair. In its official statement on the RpCC polls, Sujan also called the RpCC polls a "model election" and thanked the returning officer, the Election Commission, the government ...
"This is not the right time to consider forming the school committees. We do not need to invite criticism," he said. Obaidul, also the road transport and bridges minister, made the remarks at a discussion commemorating Victory Day and Martyred intellectuals Day at the Bangla Academy in Dhaka on Saturday.
Dhaka Metropolitan police has claimed that it found Kalyan Party leader AMM Aminur Rahman in the middle of the capital, nearly four months after his disappearance. The circumstances of his reappearance are unclear as yet, but the Detective Branch said at 11:30pm Friday night, they found him getting ...
The Dhaka Tribune has embarked on a journey to explore the state of parks and playgrounds all over Dhaka in an eight-part series to uncover how sustainable our city is. In the second part of the series we explore the terrible condition of the parks, even the iconic Ramna Park, under the Dhaka South City ...
An Etihad cargo flight could not land in Dhaka due to the fog. An international US-Bangla flight was diverted to Chittagong. "Heavy fog has caused delays on many flights," said Biman Bangladesh Public Relations GM Shakil Meraz. Flights from Dhaka to Singapore, Jeddah, Cox's Bazar and Syedpur on ...
Biman Bangladesh airlines and Novo Air, a private airline based in Dhaka, will start a direct flight from Dhaka to Guwahati. Guwahati is the capital of Indian Assam state that shares north-eastern border with Bangladesh. The decision was made today when a delegation of Assam state, led by its finance ...
activists and leaders of the BNP and its allies allegedly vandalized over 100 vehicles in front of the Secretariat in Dhaka on Tuesday. police arrested at least 15 people following the incident, which took place at around 2:45pm as the activists were returning from a makeshift court in Bakshibazar where BNP ...
More than 150 youths have vowed to fight corruption in the society and raise their voice at an oath-taking programme in Dhaka. Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) organized the programme at the base of Central Shaheed Minar on Tuesday, to mark the upcoming International anti-corruption Day ...
The flight landed at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around4:30pm. Hasina arrived in Phnom Penh on Sunday and paid her respects to Cambodia's Independence Memorial and placed flowers before a statue of the late King Norodom Sihanouk. She also toured the Cambodian genocide ...
police said his car was found late on Tuesday on the road from Kuril Biswa Road to Purbachal in Dhaka. Zaman, who has served as ambassador to Vietnam, left his home at the capital's Dhanmondi on Monday evening to pick up his daughter Samiha Zaman from the airport, but never reached there, ...
Dhaka University students organised a concert at the premises of Memory Eternal demanding Ducsu polls. Walid Ashraf, the initiator of the movement who has been on a hunger strike for last nine days, is seen listening to the concert arranged in support of his calls.Dhaka Tribune ...
The Bangladesh Cricket Board has issued a warning letter to Comilla Victorians skipper Tamim Iqbal for criticizing the Dhaka wicket in an inappropriate ... The wicket came under serious scrutiny after BPL resumed hosting the last phase in Dhaka following the Chittagong round of matches, where several ...
young people are awaiting Pope Francis' visit on Saturday afternoon to Notre Dame University of Dhaka. This will be his last discourse in Bangladesh before he returns to the Vatican. Our correspondent Fr. Sanjay Ekka who met the vice-chancellor of the University Dr. Fr. Patrick D. Gaffney CSC was ...
A suspected robber has been killed in Dhaka city's Khilgaon area in ... The OC said Hossain was taken to Dhaka Medical College hospital ...
The Dhaka University journalists' Association election was held at its office at teachers-students' Centre (TSC) of the university on Friday.
Dhaka set to host maiden conference of all envoys abroad ... on President Abdul Hamid before leaving Dhaka for their respective destinations.
Dhaka: Several small Opposition parties in Bangladesh have called for a half-day strike on Thursday against a power tariff increase, which ...
The Dhaka Art Summit, the art and architecture event that's been put on by the Samdani Art Foundation at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy ...
Dhaka: Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to start repatriating Rohingya refugees in two months, the Dhaka government announced on ...
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said she hopes talks with Dhaka this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe ...
People attend the Dhaka Literary Festival, launched at the Bangla Academy of the Dhaka University campus on November 20, 2015 in Dhaka, ...
On Sunday, the court of Dhaka's additional metropolitan magistrate convicted Billal Chaprashi and Md Shahjahan and awarded the death ...
Earlier on August 23, the same bench banned the use of hydraulic horns in Dhaka as human rights organisation Human rights and peace for ...
Customs intelligence officials have detained a man and recovered gold bars from his rectum, and ornaments at Dhaka airport on Sunday ...
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the Commonwealth countries to discuss the Rohingya issue with utmost importance and exert ...
The Dhaka leg of the Bangladesh Premier League is all set to be rescheduled, with evening games beginning at 6:30 PM local time instead of ...
A Nilphamari youth has traversed four districts in the northern region of Bangladesh in three days on a bicycle to create awareness among ...
... the police headquarters in Dhaka on Saturday; Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Sahely Ferdous confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) at South Plaza of the ...


 

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