Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 09:04:52 pm

President calls for raising awareness against militancy


DHAKA: President Abdul Hamid has urged the Islamic scholars (ulema) to create public awareness so none can reap benefit by misinterpreting Islam for achieving their evil interest.

The President made this call when a 15-member delegation of Jamiatul Ulema led by Maulana Farid Uddin Masud made a courtesy call on him at Bangabhaban here yesterday afternoon, President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS. Islam is a religion of peace, Abdul Hamid said, adding that there is no place of terrorism and militancy...Details»

Italy earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 240


Thousands of rescuers have searched through the night for survivors following Wednesday's earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy.

More than ...Details»

2 ‘terrorists’ killed in Sirajganj ‘gunfight’ with Rab


Two alleged criminals were killed in a “gunfight” with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Jamtoil area of the district`s ...Details»

Janmashtami being celebrated today


Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated on Thursday across the country amid due religious festivity and fervour.

According to Hindu religion, Lord Vishnu ...Details»

'BNP didn't change its character'

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said BNP as patron of all evil forces didn't change its character at all, which the party has proved through ...Details»

Publisher Dipan murder: mastermind arrested


Police arrested mastermind of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan murder from the district`s Tongi, outskirts of the capital Dhaka, conducting a special drive on Tuesday night.

He was ...Details»

Earthquake leaves at least six dead in central Italy


A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said.

The quake hit at 03:36 ...Details»

12th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman observed


DHAKA: The 12th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President Zillur Rahman, was observed today in ...Details»

ECNEC okays land acquisition for 300-400 MW power plant in Munshiganj


DHAKA: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved five development projects including land acquisition, rehabilitation and environmental impact measurement project for establishing ...Details»