April 1, 2023, 2:36 pm
The sudden swelling of the Old Brahmaputra River has led to the inundation of new Char areas, croplands and houses in the district, triggering fears of a devastating flood.
The Department of Environment here on Wednesday suspend production of Picking power plant in Hathazari upazila and fined it Tk 20 lakh on charge of polluting Halda river by dumping wastes.
A court here on Wednesday placed Aysha Siddika Minni, who was arrested on Tuesday night, on a 5-day remand for her suspected involvement in the killing of husband Rifat Sharif.
Rescuers recovered the body of another man from the rubble of a two-storied building that caved in on Wednesday in Old Dhaka’s Patuatuli.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government has a plan to introduce electric and high-speed trains in the country to make the railway services better and faster.
Bangladesh Army chief General Aziz Ahmed on Wednesday said the armed forces are ready to help if the flood situation worsens.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday inaugurated ‘Benapole Express’, an intercity train that will plying between capital Dhaka and Benapole.
Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) on Tuesday claimed to have found excessive amount of lead in pasteurised milk produced by 11 licensed companies.
Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder today asked all deputy commissioners to intensify their efforts to procure paddy directly from farmers to ensure a fair price for their produce.
The body of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, who passed away in the capital on Sunday morning, was brought here on Tuesday morning for his fourth namaz-e-janaza.
State Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Monday said gas and power connections would not be given to the industrial unit unless those are established in planned industrial zones.
Ten members of a bridal party, including the bridegroom and bride, and the driver were killed and three others injured as a train smashed a microbus at an unmanned level crossing at Panchakroshi in Ullapara upazila on Monday
The second namaz-e-janaza of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad was held at the South Plaza of Jatiya Sangsad on Monday morning.
A total of 14 Bangladeshi people have returned home through Benapole check post in Jessore after serving two years jail in an Indian prison.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said the government will not permit setting up of roadside cattle markets during the Eid-ul-Azha.
The High Court on Sunday sought the test reports of pasteurised milk of all companies which are approved by the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution(BSTI) within one week after testing the samples of those in four dif
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today issued 30- point directives to the deputy commissioners (DCs).
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s cabinet witnessed a minor reshuffle amid an oath-taking ceremony promoting a state minister to a minister and inducting a new face into the council of ministers, at Bangabhaban here this evening
Flood situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj deteriorated further in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts today as several more upazilas were flooded due to heavy downpour coupled with the onrush of water from upstream.
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon paid tributes to the memories of Liberation War martyrs by placing wreaths at the National Mausoleum on Sunday morning.