03 May 2016
Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court will pronounce the final verdict on May 5 on the death sentence it handed down to chief of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, Motiur Rahman Nizami, deciding his fate over crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.
01 May 2016
New Delhi: Making an all out effort to enhance the green cover along the tracks, Indian Railway has firmed up an ambitious proposal to plant 5 crore saplings ahead of the onset of monsoon on land owned by it.
01 May 2016
Dhaka: Bangladesh Police today detained three persons, including one from fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami and an activist from opposition BNP, in connection with the killing of a Hindu tailor who was brutally hacked to death by machete-wielding ISIS militants.
30 Apr 2016
Washington: The situation is "very complex" and there is a threat "on the ground" in Bangladesh, the US has said after a series of bloody attacks on secular writers and minorities in the Muslim-majority country were claimed by ISIS and al-Qaeda.
23 Apr 2016
Dhaka: A professor was hacked to death by unidentified attackers near his home in Northwest Bangladesh this morning, the latest in a series of brutal attacks on intellectuals and activists in the Muslim majority country.
24 Apr 2016
Dhaka: Bangladesh Police today detained a student and an alleged activist of an Islamist organisation in connection with the murder of a liberal university professor who was brutally hacked to death by machete-wielding militants.
13 Apr 2016
New Delhi: In times when water scarcity is making more news than cricket, the forecast by IMD (India Meteorological Department) of above normal monsoon for the year 2016 comes as great news for people who have been living in despair due to poor monsoon and scanty rainfall during the past two consecutive years.
13 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Official data forecasts above normal rains during the upcoming monsoon season, retail inflation has fallen to a six-month low, and factory output is up after three straight months of decline thereby raising hopes for the Indian economy.
12 Apr 2016
New Delhi: After two consecutive drought years, the country will receive "above normal" monsoon with a fair distribution of rainfall across major parts of country and it will be a "good year", the Met office predicted today, easing fears of struggling farmers.
19 Apr 2016
New York: RBI is closely watching inflation data as well as monsoon rain forecasts for deciding on further interest rate cuts and the monetary policy still remains in the "accommodative mode", Governor Raghuram Rajan has said.