DNCC mayoral by-polls Feb 26, schedule Jan 9

The by-polls to the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will be held on February 26 after the announcement of its schedule on January 9 next. The decision came on Thursday at the Election Commission’s meeting held with…

Cold wave flows over parts of country

Mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh and Khulna divisions and the region of Srimangal, the Meteorological Department said on Thursday. According to its forecast, the cold wave may continue and spread over adjacent areas.…

JP’s Mostafizur wins in Rangpur City Mayor election

Jatiya Party candidate Mostafizur Rahman Mostafa was unofficially elected Rangpur city mayor defeating ruling Awami League candidate Sharfuddin Ahmed Jhantu, also the outgoing mayor, in the second civic polls in Rangpur city on Thursday that saw 74.30 per cent turnout…

Ex Mayor Mohiuddin laid to eternal rest

Former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and city Awami League President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury has been buried at his family graveyard at Chashma Hill in the Chittagong city’s Sholoshahar area with state honour. Thousands of people participated the Namaz-e-Janaza of…

Ex-Ctg mayor Mohiuddin Chowdhury passes away

Former Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor and city Awami League President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury passed away at a hospital in Chittagong city early Friday. He was 74. Mohiuddin Chowdhury breathed his last around 3:00am at Max Hospital where he had…

US announcement on Jerusalem a threat to int’l peace: BD

Bangladesh has said the United States’ recent announcement to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer of US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv might trigger grave consequences and threats to international peace by inflaming the Muslim…

FDA approves Lilly pill for common advanced breast cancer

U.S. regulators have approved a new medicine for treating a common type of breast cancer after it has spread to other parts of the body. Eli Lilly’s Verzenio was approved Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration for women and…

Pope listened to horrific stories of Rohingyas

Pope Francis on Friday met a small group of Rohingyas, listened to their horrific stories and came to know why these people fled their homeland and took shelter in Bangladesh, UNB reports. Mohammed Idris and the 17 others who met…

Refreshing for next wave of technology in news

If you think technology has shaken up the news media — just wait, you haven’t seen anything yet. The next wave of disruption is likely to be even more profound, according to a study presented Saturday to the Online News…

No update for missing NSU teacher’s family

Investigators said on Thursday night they were still working to locate Mubashar Hasan Caesar, a teacher of North South University, and Abu Muhammad Jamal Rahman, a pharmacist of Sanofi Aventis, both of who went missing in Dhaka on Tuesday. Mubashar…

Harvard University honors Elton John for efforts to fight HIV and AIDS

Elton John will receive an award from Harvard University next month for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS, reports AP. The Elton John AIDS Foundation announced Tuesday that the 70-year-old singer will be awarded the Harvard Foundation’s Peter…

Rohingya people outnumber locals in Ukhia, Teknaf

The Rohingya people, who have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh since August 25, outnumbered the local people in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district, UNB reports. According to the population census-2011, the total population of Teknaf…

Zia ‘reestablished’ multi-party democracy after ’75, reiterates CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Thursday defended his remark that Ziaur Rahman, the founder of BNP, reestablished multi-party democracy in the country. He claimed that his remark was based on fact and he did not make it…

CJ’s rejoining very unlikely, says AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam on Saturday said it is very unlikely for Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to join office again as he faces 11 specific allegations, including ‘moral turpitude and corruption’. “Given the reality, his (CJ’s) rejoining a far…

CJ’s statement proves govt ‘plan to control judiciary’: Mirza Fakhrul

BNP on Saturday said Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s statement has manifested that the government is trying to establish its control over the judiciary, reports UNB. “The Chief Justice has already said the government is now trying to control the…

Dhaka seeks measures for Rohingyas’ sustainable return

Bangladesh has called for measures to ensure the safe, voluntary and sustainable return of all those displaced from Myanmar into Bangladesh territory over the years, including the recent ones. “Bangladesh looks forward to immediately start working with Myanmar and the…

Security council meeting ends without any decision amid China- Russia opposed

The U.N. Security Council’s first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years has highlighted the body’s deep divisions. China and Russia supported the Southeast Asian country’s government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to ethnic cleansing of…

Myanmar’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya

  Myanmar’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International reporting two people wounded Sunday. Refugee accounts of the latest spasm of violence in…

Serena Williams Gives Birth of First Child With Fiancé Alexis Ohanian, Welcome !!

She’s a mom! Tennis champ Serena Williams has welcomed her first child with her fiancé, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, a source close to the tennis pro confirms to Us Weekly. Williams, 35, gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital…

How to write a detailed Case Story

                                        Case study Background : Student’s Address, Class: Name; Kulsum Akter, Class: V-C, Shift:1st Present Address: House of Lolu Mia, Lane…

China, India soldiers hurl stones at each other in Kashmir

Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially escalating tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere. The Chinese soldiers hurled…

SC having enough patience : Chief Justice

Mentioning that the government has raised a storm, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Sunday said the judiciary is having enough patience. “You’re causing the storm. Have we said anything to breed the storm? Pakistan’s Supreme Court has… we’re having…

Nat’l Mourning Day being observed countrywide

  Nation is observing the National Mourning Day on Tuesday with due solemnity, marking the 42nd anniversary of the death of the country’s founding president, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina paid deep homage to…

Floods extend to northern district , 36 dead

Flood situation in the northern districts have worsened amid suffering of millions of marooned people as the water level of Jamuna and Brahmanputra rivers have continued to rise, said Water Development Board officials. The death tolls due to flood related…