Friday, 29 Apr 2016 06:03:48 pm

Helicopter crashes on Norway coast


A helicopter has crashed west of the Norwegian city of Bergen with 13 people on board.

There were reports of people in the sea, but a rescue official told broadcaster NRK that there were no signs of any survivors.

The helicopter was "totally destroyed". Photos from the scene showed thick smoke coming from an area of rocky islets.

It was flying from the Gullfaks oil field to Bergen.

The western city is a centre for the North Sea oil and gas industry.

The helicopter, a...Details»

Sramik Dal gets permission for rally


Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal, the workers’ front of BNP has got permission from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) authorities to hold its ...Details»

2 shot dead in Laxmipur


Two people were shot to death by miscreants at Rajibpur village in Laxmipur Sadar upazila early Friday.

The dead body of Ismail ...Details»

Malaysia hints at resuming worker recruitment


The Malaysian government will soon announce its decision on the recruitment of foreign workers saying the government understands the need for certain sectors who are in ...Details»

Mahmudur Rahman on 5-day remand


A Dhaka court today placed Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Daily Amar Desh newspaper, on a five-day remand for interrogation in connection with an alleged plot ...Details»

'Seeking justice a constitutional rights of people'

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government is striving to protect the people's constitutional right to have access to justice side by side with ...Details»

4 of a family electrocuted in Sunamganj


Four members of a family were electrocuted at Ramdigha village under Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj Tuesday morning.

The dead were identified as Jagdish Sarkar, 70, his son ...Details»

Mirza Fakhrul flown to Bangkok


BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has been flown to Bangkok for medical treatment.

A Biman Bangladesh flight, carrying the veteran politician, took off from Dhaka’s ...Details»

Govt finally reduces fuel prices


Aminur Rahman Rasel: The government has reduced the prices of petrol, octane, diesel and kerosene in the country on Sunday.

The prices of octane and petrol have ...Details»