32m ago| Transport

Prime mover owners-workers union continue transport strike

Chittagong Prime Mover, Trailer Workers' Union is yet to resume operation at the port following the withdrawal of strike by other goods transport owners and workers.

1h ago| Crime & Justice

Another case filed against Evaly CEO Rassel, chairman Shamima over embezzlement

Evaly chief executive officer Mohammad Rassel and chairman Shamima Nasrin were sued in another case today over embezzling Tk 85,000 through forgery.

1h ago| Crime & Justice

Circulating Nusrat’s video: HC refuses ex-OC Moazzem's bail

The High Court today refused to grant bail to Moazzem Hossain, former officer-in-charge of Noakhali’s Sonagazi Police Station, who was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment for filming Nusrat...

16h ago| Bangladesh

Healthcare workers’ recruitment scrapped

The health ministry has cancelled the process for appointing 2,839 for the posts of medical technologists, technicians and cardiographers due to “ambiguity in the answer scripts of the written test”.

16h ago| Environment

Destroying forest in the name of research centre

Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Science University (CVASU) has built a dormitory in a protected forest -- which was leased out to them by the land ministry for building an institute for coastal...

16h ago| Rights

Female Tea Garden Workers: Workplace sanitation still a far cry for them

For the last 20 years, Chinami Madraji has been working at a tea garden in Moulvibazar. Rain or shine, the 35-year-old mother of five works for eight to 10 hours a day.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Prime mover owners-workers union continue transport strike

Chittagong Prime Mover, Trailer Workers' Union is yet to resume operation at the port following the withdrawal of strike by other goods transport owners and workers.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Another case filed against Evaly CEO Rassel, chairman Shamima over embezzlement

Evaly chief executive officer Mohammad Rassel and chairman Shamima Nasrin were sued in another case today over embezzling Tk 85,000 through forgery.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Circulating Nusrat’s video: HC refuses ex-OC Moazzem's bail

The High Court today refused to grant bail to Moazzem Hossain, former officer-in-charge of Noakhali’s Sonagazi Police Station, who was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment for filming Nusrat...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Goods transport strike called off

The group of owners and workers of goods transport, who have been enforcing a 72-hour strike from yesterday, has withdrawn their programme today.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

7 doctors among 11 charged over irregularities at Azimpur health training institute

The Anti-Corruption Commission has pressed charges against 11 people, including seven doctors and three contractors, over irregularities in the procurement of drugs for Azimpur Maternal and Child...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

3 arrested for shaving teenage baul’s head in Bogura

Some locals allegedly beat up a teenager and shaved his head for “singing baul songs and lighting candles in the house” in Bogura’s Shibganj upazila.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Idols constructed for Durga Puja vandalised in Kushtia

Miscreants vandalised idols of Hindu gods and goddesses constructed for the upcoming Durga Puja in Kushtia town.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Pursuing legal recourse to repatriate Bangabandhu killer from US: Momen

Bangladesh is pursuing legal recourse in the US for the repatriation of Rashed Chowdhury, the fugitive convicted assassin of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Man dies in Mohakhali road accident

A man died and another suffered injuries after a pick-up van, carrying them, hit a covered van in Dhaka’s Mohakhali area early today.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Act quickly to stop rollback of women’s progress: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the world needs to act urgently to stop the rollback of hard-earned women empowerment due to the Covid-19 pandemic.