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Bangladesh needs to import six lakh tonnes of onion

Bangladesh has a stock of 5.25 lakh tonnes of locally grown onion and it will require six lakh tonnes more to meet domestic requirements until the next main harvesting season, typically the March-April period

US Embassy in Dhaka begins taking applications to renew non-immigrant visas

The US Embassy in Dhaka has started accepting applications to renew certain classifications of non-immigrant visas from yesterday

Six Bangladeshis get death penalty for killing couple to grab land

A court in Dhaka on Sunday sentenced six people to death for killing a retired primary school teacher and his wife in a bid to grab their land

Bangladesh eases restrictions on domestic flights

Bangladesh has eased restrictions on all domestic flights from Sunday onwards as the country's civil aviation authority has issued updated guidelines after the COVID-19 situation showed signs of abating

UN coordinator, US envoy hail sentencing over Bangladesh custodial death

UN Resident Coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo and US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller have welcomed the first sentencing of three policemen and two others in the 2014 custodial death of Ishtiaque Ahmed Jony

Metro not in Bangladesh by next year

Wait of Dhaka dwellers for the maiden metro rail service could linger as a contractor responsible for implementing the first phase of the much-hyped project sought a one-year extension due to the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.

Daily deaths in Bangladesh not dropping

Thirty-four COVID-19 patients died and 1,282 more people tested positive for the virus in Bangladesh in 24 hours till 8:30 am yesterday

Early marriages of seven schoolgirls in a day stopped

Seven Bangladeshi schoolgirls were saved from early marriage in Sirajganj's Belkuchi upazila yesterday, thanks to timely action by the local administration

PM Hasina seeks US help to repatriate Mujib killer Rashed Chowdhury

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought the US support in repatriating Rashed Chowdhury, the proclaimed fugitive convicted killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Malaysia eases entry ban for Bangladeshis

Malaysia's decision to lift the travel ban on Bangladesh and 22 other countries will reduce the hurdles for many Bangladeshis returning to their workplaces in that country

Four women arrested in Dhaka for abducting children

Child kidnappers have become quite active in the capital of Bangladesh and on its outskirts. The police have arrested four women for allegedly abducting kids, and rescued three children, in the past few days

Dhaka University professor gets termination for distorting Liberation War facts

A Dhaka University professor has been terminated for distorting facts about Bangladesh's Liberation War

153 illegal Bangladeshi migrants repatriated from Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 153 illegal Bangladeshi migrants were repatriated from Libya

Bangladesh govt spares none involved in crimes: PM Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that her government does not spare anyone involved in crimes, in a bid to stop "the legacy of extra-judicial killings initiated by military dictator Ziaur Rahman and institutionalized by his wife Khaleda Zia"

Bangladesh PM Hasina likes to read, catch fish amid COVID-19

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina likes to read books and catch fish every morning since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic