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BCL holds procession and rally only Friday, Saturday

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5-7 lakh workers to be sent to Malaysia in 2017: Shahriar

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BNP says subservient EC not to be accepted

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Cricketer Arafat Sunny denied bail, sent to jail

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Fire break out multi-storey building in Jigatola area

Staff Reporter: A fire broke out on the third floor of a multi-storey building in Jigatola area of the city on Tuesday evening. The fire erupted around 7:30pm at a five storied building at Jigatola 15/G.

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At last six died by helicopter crashes in Italy

International Desk: Six people have been killed after a helicopter crashed near a ski resort in an area of central Italy still reeling from an avalanche that engulfed a hotel last week. There were reports of a loud explosion when the emergency response

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Khaleda offers fateha at Arafat Rahman Koko’s grave

Staff Reporter: BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday offered fateha at the grave of her younger son Arafat Rahman Koko at Banani Graveyard, marking his 2nd death anniversary.

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Transport strike in southwest dists called off

Staff Reporter: The indefinite strike, enforced by goods transport owners and workers in 21 southwestern districts to press home their 12-point demand, was called off on Tuesday.

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NATO and new U.S. Defense Secretary discuss military budgets, terrorism

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U.S. Ambassador Bernicat to join facebook chat tomorrow

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PM slams human rights organizations

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The face of resistance to Trump Administration is a Bangladeshi American woman

Business

BB to unveil monetary policy for H2 on Jan 29

Business Desk: Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir will unveil the Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for the second half (H2) of the financial year 2016-17 (FY17) on January 29 at 11 am at the central bank headquarters in the city.

Opinion

Appeal for peace from UN Secretary-General António Guterres

International Desk: On my first day as Secretary-General of the United Nations, one question weighs heavily on my heart. How can we help the millions of people caught up in conflict, suffering massively in wars with no end in sight?

Sports

BCB want Jonty Rhodes as a fielding coach

Sports Desk: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is in talks with legendary South Africa player Jonty Rhodes for a short-term fielding consultant position, BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon said in a press conference today.

Entertainment

Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods

Entertainment Desk: The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" has landed a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, matching it with "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for most nominations ever.

Science

Microbes could survive on Mars: Report

International Desk: Microbes could survive on Mars despite its harsh environment, a year-long experiment conducted by a team of astrobiologists from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville has proven. Sure, that’s a little less exciting than proving that little green men could

Travel/Tourism

See New Zealand hidden wonders

International Desk: New Zealand is a land full of stunning natural beauty and hidden treasures. Tourism-Review.com presents the unofficial, yet fabulous, seven wonders of New Zealand.

Law and Justice

Cricketer Arafat Sunny denied bail, sent to jail

Staff Reporter: Cricketer Arafat Sunny has been denied bail and sent to jail in an ICT case. Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced that he will be banned for life if found guilty.

Media

Prominent journalist George Krimsky no more

International Desk: Journalist and author George Krimsky, who covered Charles Manson's arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activity in the Soviet Union and co-founded a center for international journalists, has died at age 75.

Europe

At last six died by helicopter crashes in Italy

International Desk: Six people have been killed after a helicopter crashed near a ski resort in an area of central Italy still reeling from an avalanche that engulfed a hotel last week. There were reports of a loud explosion when the emergency response

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America

Spanish-language version takes down White House website

International Desk: The Donald Trump administration has taken down the Spanish-language version of the White House website. The last two presidents, George W Bush and Barack Obama, had maintained

Strange News

Indian baby born with four legs and two male sex organs

International Desk: A baby has been born with four legs and two male sex organs at a hospital in India. The baby was born at 4.23am on Saturday to parents Lalitamma and

Asia

Indian army says 3 suspected rebels killed in Kashmir fighting

International Desk: Three militants were killed Tuesday in two gunbattles with government forces in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, the Indian army said. Col. Rajesh Kalia said police and soldiers engaged two militants

Life Style

Top model reveals she is intersex

International Desk: A top fashion model has revealed that she is intersex, saying that she hopes speaking out will help break a taboo. Hanne Gaby Odiele, 29, was born with undescended testicles,

Africa

4 soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Somalia

International Desk: At least four soldiers were killed and five wounded on Tuesday when a roadside bomb that Islamist insurgents said they planted exploded outside a military camp in a town near Mogadishu, officials said.

Australia

Sydney median house price hits $1.1m across

International Desk: Sydney has clocked in as the second most expensive city to buy property in the world, with a median house price of $1.1 million dollars.

Various

2 killed by car bomb in Iraq’s capital

International Desk: At least two people were killed in a car bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Tuesday, according to a local police officer. A car-bomb exploded inside a car shop in central Baghdad, captain Nazhan al-Khodar told Anadolu Agency.