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What does PM urge to SAARC nations?

“I would urge all Saarc leaders at the podium to lend their support to advance implementation of the agreed regional outcomes on connectivity,” Premier said.

Interpol to investigate wildlife trafficking in Bangladesh

The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has shown interest in visiting Bangladesh to investigate wildlife trafficking in the country, following the recent arrest of six poachers.

18th SAARC Summit begins

The two-day 18th Saarc summit has begun in Kathmandu of Nepal, this morning with South Asian leaders aiming to discuss many important topics including Defence, transport and business among the eight South Asian neighbours.

Latif's drama at jail gate!

Latif stood at the jail gate swarming with the law enforcers in their blue and green uniform. Television cameras zoomed on the Tangail MP’s face evidently from far away. He stood there for almost 20 minutes saying, he was still an MP and must not be treated as a common criminal.

Premier flies to Nepal in afternoon

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday afternoon to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

Latif ‘wanted’ than before

Sacked minister Latif Siddique’s sudden homecoming from Kolkata and immediate disappearance on Sunday night gave rise to daylong drama and confusions yesterday.

Shafiul Murder: Murder motive woman denies knowing victim

The woman, whose husband RAB said killed Rajshahi University (RU) professor Shafiul Islam Lilon for abusing her, claims never to have known or worked with the teacher.

Latif Siddique returns from India

Dismissed posts, telecommunication and IT minister and terminated Awami League presidium member Abdul Latif Siddique has returned home from India. The sacked minister landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

Government to build 1,400 overpasses at railway crossings

The Bangladesh Railway has decided to construct over 1,400 overpasses at railway crossings across the country with an aim to avoid frequent accidents that claim the lives of hundreds of people every year.

50 Bangldeshi expatriates awaiting death penalties in prisons abroad

Around 50 Bangladeshi expatriates who had flown to the foreign lands in search of employments, are currently waiting for execution of their death penalties while serving in prisons across the globe.

Bheramara tripping caused power outage

Tripping of the Bheramara grid sub-station caused the entire national electricity grid to collapse on November 1, according to the report of a government committee formed to investigate the reasons.

DB suspects bighands on gold racket

Senior Biman officials arrested Wednesday are only a small part of a big gold smuggling racket that may involve bigwigs such as ministers, lawmakers, high-ranked government officials and influential businessmen.

Premier and President pays respect to armed forces martyrs

After laying the wreath, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President Abdul Hamid stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of respect to the memories of the martyrs, who made supreme sacrifices during the War of Liberation on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day today.

For reckless driving, High Court restores 7 years jail

The High Court has restored the highest punishment for negligent driving to seven years from the existing three years in jail.

One died in BCL factional clash at SUST

A student of a private university has been killed and at least seven people have been injured in a factional clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) unit over establishing supremacy on the campus.

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