5 injured as gas cylinder explodes in Gazipur RMG factory

At least five people were injured as the cylinder of compressed natural gas of a pick-up van exploded on the premises of Ahsan Composite Mills at Palli Bidyut area of Kapasia in Gazipur on Saturday.

124-kilogram gold haul: 10 Biman staffs sued among 14

A total of 14 people including 10 employees of Biman Bangladesh Airlines were sued on Friday after the customs intelligence investigation found them responsible for smuggling of 124 kilograms of gold last year in a single haul.

Bhutanese PM Tshering Tobgay in Dhaka

A red carpet was rolled out as Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay arrived in Dhaka this morning on a three-day official visit at the invitation of his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, aiming to give the relations between the two neighbouring nations a stronger footing, reports United News of Bangladesh.

Blast rock Narayanganj court

The Narayanganj District Judges Court was rocked with the an explosion on Thursday noon triggering panic on its compound and surroundings.

Tofail quips at income of newspaper owners, editors

The minister for commerce, Tofail Ahmed, on Thursday quipped at the income of newspaper owners and editors saying that their income did not increase in the country but only the income of politicians increased.

Derailment in Comilla disrupts Dhaka-Ctg-Sylhet train services

Train communications on Chittagong-Dhaka and Chittagong-Sylhet routes were suspended as two wheels of a passenger coach of an inter-city train derailed at Jangalia near Mynamati rail station under Sadar Dakkhin upazila in Comilla on Thursday morning.

Corruption increased in Bangladesh: TI

Corruption has increased in the country again in 2014, showed Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2014, released globally on Wednesday.

Jabbar verdict any day

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on completion of trial of absconding war crimes accused, former Jatiya Party MP, engineer Abdul Jabbar on Wednesday announced that the verdict would be delivered later.