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President, PM pay homage; Khaleda leads BNP delegation

President, PM pay homage; Khaleda leads BNP delegation

United News of Bangladesh :: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday paid their homage to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar at one minute past midnight on ...

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Blogger Rajib murder convict held

DHAKA: A team of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Monday arrested the death row convict of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider murder case. The convict Rezwanul Azad Rana was nabbed from Uttara ...

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17 receive Ekushey Padak

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally handed over prestigious Ekushey Padak to 17 eminent personalities at a ceremony at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the capital on Monday. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor chaired the program. The Padak recipients are: Sculptor ...

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Biswajit murder case’s paper book ready

The authorities concerned of the High Court have prepared the paper book of sensational Biswajit Das murder case. Sabbir Faiz, additional registrar (admin) of the HC, told journalists that the paper book has been prepared on priority basis under instruction ...

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PM flight glitch report due on Mar 29

DHAKA: A city court on Sunday has fixed March 29 for submitting probe report of the case filed over the technical glitch of PM’s flight that occurred on November 27 last year. Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Golam Nabi fixed the new ...

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Dhoni removed as Rising Pune Supergiants captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been sacked as the captain of the Rising Pune Supergiants for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise has appointed Australia’s Steve Smith as the new skipper. According to sources, Dhoni has ...

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Japanese national murder case verdict Feb 28

RANGPUR: The district court fixed February 28 for delivering verdict in a case filed over killing a Japanese national Kunio Hoshi. Rangpur Special Court Judge Noresh Chandra Sarker fixed the date after concluding hearing arguments of the prosecution and defence ...

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4-tire security for 21 Feb

DHAKA: The authority has planned to ensure tight security measures in and around the Central Shaheed Minar on February 21 to observe international mother language day peacefully. DMP commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia made this remark to the journalists on Sunday. Tight ...

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4 killed in Sirajganj road mishap

SIRAJGANJ: At least four people were killed and 15 others injured in an accident on Dhaka-Sirajganj highway in Konabari area under Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj district Saturday afternoon. The deceased could not be identified immediately. Bangabandhu Bridge (West) thana sub-inspector ...

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Hasina-Merkel meeting held

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has held a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC). The 45-minute meeting was held at Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich on Saturday. Currently, the ...

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