Ex-Bangladesh Army chief behind murder of 'Bangabandhu': Killer's confession

In a confession, before he was hanged to death in April for the killing off of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, founder of Bangladesh, dismissed military officer Abdul Majed said that former Bangladesh Army chief Ziaur Rahman was behind the 1975 assassination

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Amnesty for Migrants in Italy: More than 12,000 Bangladeshis apply for regularisation

At least 12,746 undocumented Bangladeshi migrants in Italy have applied for regularisation under an Italian government-declared amnesty programme which is scheduled to end today

Active Covid Cases: Bangladesh now eighth in world

Bangladesh is now on the eighth position of the countries' list with most active COVID-19 cases as the health directorate reported 2,617 new cases yesterday

Bombing plan at shopping centre thwarted by 'betrayers': NEO-JMB chief

The regional commander of Neo-Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (Neo-JMB) Sheikh Sultan Mohammad Naimuzzaman, on the first day of his seven day police remand confessed that the banned militant outfit planned a bomb blast at an elite shopping mall in Gulshan on July 31, a day before Eid-ul-Azha, the officials told IANS

Ex-Reliance Finance MD embezzled Tk 3,000cr

While he was the managing director of Reliance Finance Ltd, a non-bank financial institution, Proshanta Kumar Halder made his relatives directors of three other leasing companies to swindle money

'Worst is over for Bangladesh economy'

Bangladesh might be one of only two ASEAN and South Asian economies to register positive growth in 2020 despite a global recession that is shaping up to be historic in scale, according to Standard Chartered Bank's research team

Ex-CJ Sinha, 10 others indicted over Farmers Bank scam in Bangladesh

A Dhaka court has opened the trial of former chief justice SK Sinha and 10 others on charges of loan fraud and embezzlement of Tk 40 million from the Farmers Bank

Police foil shrine terror plot, five arrested

Police in Bangladesh said they have arrested five men and busted an alleged plot by the Neo-JMB terror group to attack a prominent Sufi shrine in Sylhet city

70% migrants returning to Bangladesh struggle to find employment: Survey

Nearly 70 percent of surveyed migrants who returned to Bangladesh from abroad between February and June 2020 are still unemployed, said a survey conducted on returnees in 12 districts across the country

71 Bangladeshis return home from Beirut

A C-130J transport aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force -- carrying 71 repatriated Bangladeshi nationals from Lebanon -- returned home on Wednesday after handing over humanitarian and 'Goodwill Aid' of nine tonnes of food items, two tonnes of medicines & medical supplies as relief assistance to the victims of the horrific explosion in Beirut on August 4

4 policemen among 7 remanded over ex-Army officer killing

A Cox's Bazar court of Bangladesh has granted permission to the Rapid Action Battalion, the elite force of Bangladesh, to interrogate seven people in custody, including four policemen, in the murder case of retired Army Sinha Md Rashed Khan on July 31 in Teknaf the border area of Myanmar

Japan offers $3.3b for seven key projects

Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) will provide Bangladesh with $3.3 billion (¥338.25 billion or Tk 26,850 crore) in official development assistance to help implement seven important projects, including Jamuna railway bridge construction and expansion of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

Bangladesh counts 2,995 daily virus cases, death toll tops 3,500

Bangladesh has registered 42 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus infection in a 24-hour period, taking the death toll to 3,513

Seven placed on remand over Major (Retd) Sinha murder case

A Cox's Bazar court today placed seven people, including four policemen, on seven-day remand each in a case filed over the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan

'Bangladesh a shining example of communal harmony'

Bangladesh's ruling Awami League leader Obaidul Quader has hailed the strength of the nation's historic ties with India, saying his country is a "shining example" of communal harmony in the world

Bangladesh police foil major terror attack plan, nab five ultras

A counterterrorism team arrested five members of Neo-Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (Neo JMB) on Tuesday even as the banned outfit was planning to carry out major terror attacks in the country, a senior police officer said

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