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June 2022

Youth held with 10 gold bars in Magura

A youth has been detained with 10 gold bars in Magura, anti-narcotics cops said on Thursday.The detainee has been identified as Sakib Hossain, 22, of Sharsha upazila of Jashore.Acting on a tip-off that drugs were being transported to Jashore from Chatt…

Five dead as van ploughs into pedestrians in Narsingdi

A van veered off the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi and ploughed into a group of people walking along the high-speed corridor on Thursday morning, leaving five of them dead.Police suspect the van driver dozed off at the wheel.The deceased were ident…

Samrat: The king bull of Chapainawabganj

Ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, Samrat is hogging the limelight in Chapainawabganj’s Shibganj upazila.Samrat isn’t any other ordinary bull, technically a steer, a neutered male popular for its meat – the cattle weighs around 40 maund.Zulfikar Ali, its owner, sai…

How to Perform Umrah from Bangladesh?

After Hajj, Umrah is another important thing for devout Muslims. If you want to go for Umrah from Bangladesh, either you can process yourself or process through a travel agency. Various travel agencies in Bangladesh offer all packages for performing Um…

Russia and China slam NATO after alliance raises alarm

NATO faced rebukes from Moscow and Beijing on Thursday after it declared Russia a “direct threat” and said China posed “serious challenges ” to global stability.The Western military alliance was wrapping up a summit in Madrid, where it issued a stark w…

Major rivers swell again in northeastern region

Major rivers in Sylhet including the Surma and the Kushiyara have started swelling again due to incessant rains since Tuesday, creating panic among local people already devastated by worst flood in living memory.The Surma and the Kushiyara rivers are f…

Eid-ul-Azha in Bangladesh on July 10

The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated in the country on July 10 (Sunday) as the new moon of the Arabic month of Zilhaj was sighted in Bangladesh sky on Thursday.The decision was made at a meeting…

Analysts underline Middle East’s key importance to Bangladesh

The importance of the Middle East to Bangladesh in terms of geo-politics, geo-economy and geo-energy has been highlighted at a seminar here.The region houses two of the holy mosques and key players of major significance to the Muslim Ummah, and thus Ba…

UN honours two fallen Bangladeshi peacekeepers

The United Nations has awarded two fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh Air Force posthumously with the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal.Families of the air force personnel, who died while serving in a UN peacekeeping mission, received the medal and financial ass…

Japanese Embassy celebrates 50 years in Dhaka

The Embassy of Japan Thursday celebrated its 50 years in Dhaka.Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen joined the function.Japan recognised Bangladesh as a sovereign state on February 10, 1972, soon after its independence. The country opened its embassy in D…

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