Author Archives: Alim Rabby


Extramarital affair led to Badda father, daughter killing: Police

TBT NEWS: -Extramarital affair is the main reason behind the killing of a man and his daughter in the capital’s Badda area, said Mostak Ahmed, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police(DMP), Gulshan division. Prime suspects Arjina Begum, wife of victim Jamil Sheikh and Shahin Mallik confessed to police that they had an extramarital affair and […]


Attacks can’t demoralise BNP leaders: Moudud

    TBT NEWS: – Stating that it will not be possible to demoralise their leaders from reaching out to people by making attacks on their motorcades, BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Friday hinted that their chairperson Khaleda Zia will embark on some other district tours soon to drum up public support. Speaking at […]


Rangpur to take on Rajshahi in the 2nd match  of BPL 5

  TBT SPORTS:– Defending runners-up Rajshahi Kings will play against Rangpur Riders in the opening day’s 2nd match of the 5th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 starting at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (SICS) on Saturday. The match will begin at 7pm where the cricket fraternity will have a chance to witness the […]


Taskin Ahmed got married

TBT NEWS: Bangladeshi national cricketer Taskin Ahmed has been married to a wedlock. On Tuesday evening, he got married to Sayedah Raiba Naima, Mohammadpur in the capital.


Biman pilot among 4 held over ‘aircraft sabotage plan’

TBT NEWS: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested four alleged members of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), including a pilot of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, who had been planning acts of sabotage on an aircraft. The arrested pilot is Sabbir Ahmed, a first officer of the national flag carrier and son of Habibullah Bahar Azad. […]


Dhaka demands Islamabad’s apology over video post

TBT NEWS: Bangladesh today demanded Islamabad’s formal apology over the misleading video post on Pakistan High Commission’s webpage on the 1971 Independence Declaration summoning its envoy in Dhaka at the foreign ministry. “The Government of Bangladesh seeks a formal note of apology for this ill-motivated and misleading video post and calls for an immediate withdrawal […]

Schoolboy ‘kills self’ in Rajshahi

  TBT NEWS: – A schoolboy allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence at Khanpur village in Bagha upazila here on Monday. The deceased was identified as Shohan, a JSC examinee and son of Ashraf Ali, a rickshaw puller of the village. Shohan’s mother Rashida Begum said she scolded Shohan in the morning […]


Uber going to launch bike-sharing service in capital

TBT NEWS: Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company, is going to launch a bike-sharing service in the capital very soon. As Dhaka commuters are always looking for better ways to beat the traffic, Uber decided to start the bike-sharing service named UberMOTO considering the demand of city dwellers to simplify the daily drudgery of […]


Myanmar police charge foreign reporters over drone use

TVT NEWS: Myanmar police have charged two foreign journalists working for Turkish state media — along with two Burmese locals– for allegedly breaching import laws after they flew a drone over the country’s parliament. The men will be held in custody until their first court hearing on charges that carry up to three years in […]


Govt introduces “Compliance Excellence Award”

TBT NEWS: The government has introduced “Compliance Excellence Award” to encourage owners of the establishments and factories to maintain decent work environment. This decision was taken at a meeting of the National Industry, Health and Safety Council, held at the labour and employment ministry today with state minister for labour and employment Md Mujibul Haque […]


Tigers lose first T20 against SA

TBT SPORTS: Bangladesh suffered 20 runs defeat against South Africa in the first T20 international of the two- match series held on Thursday evening in Bloemfontein. Quinton de Kock top-scored with 59 and AB?de Villiers chipped in with a quick-fire 49 to guide South?Africa, who opted to bat, to a massive total of 195 for […]

Murder accused killed in Kushita ‘gunfight’

TBT NEWS:– An accused in a murder case was reportedly killed in a gunfight between his cohorts and police at Joynabaz in Kumarkhali upazila early Friday. The deceased, Anwar Hossain, 27, was wanted in a case filed for killing Raqibul Islam, an expatriate, of Kumarkhali upazila and son of Asmat Ali of Kumarkhali upazila. Abdul […]


India receives highest visitors from Bangladesh

TBT NEWS:– India’s issuance of visas to the people of Bangladesh has marked a sharp rise in recent months as the two neighbouring countries are considering people-to-people contacts as the biggest strength to bolster ties. Bangladeshi people constitute the largest number of visitors to India and Indian High Commission in Dhaka issued 9.76 lakh visas […]


Court disqualifies Australia’s deputy PM over citizenship

2017-10-27 09:41:25 TBT NEWS: – Australia’s High Court has disqualified the deputy prime minister and four senators from sitting in Parliament in a ruling that could cost the government its slender majority in Parliament. The decision on Friday to disqualify Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce over a constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament […]

After Karnaphuli, govt now plans tunnel under Jamuna River

  TBT NEWS: – After the Karnaphuli River, the government is planning to construct a tunnel under the mighty Jamuna River, aiming to facilitate improved road and rail communications in the country’s northern region and greater Mymensingh. The Bridges Division under the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges will implement a project to this end […]

7 ‘detectives’ suspended for ‘kidnapping’ businessman

TBT NEWS – Seven members of Cox’s Bazar DB police, who were arrested by army personnel on charge of kidnapping a businessman in Teknaf upazila, were suspended on Wednesday. The suspended detectives are sub-inspectors Maniruzzaman, Abul Kalam Azad, assistant sub-inspectors Firoz Ahmed, Mostafa Kamal and Alauddin, and constables Al Amin and Mostafa Azam. Afruzul Haq […]


5,379 pass 37th BCS written test

    TBT NEWS: – Some 5,379 candidates have come out successful in the 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) written examination as the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) published the results on Wednesday. The date for viva voce for the successful examinees will be announced later, PSC Chairman Dr Mohammad Sadiq told UNB. Earlier, some […]

ADB approves $1.2b to improve road communication

TBT NEWS: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $1.2 billion in finance for the second phase upgrade of the Dhaka-Northwest international trade corridor in Bangladesh, according to a ADB press release issued today. The ADB funding will support to the corridor by improving the 190-km section from Elenga through Hatikurul to Rangpur. Road operation and […]

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Ex-Test umpire Hair admits stealing cash from liquor shop

TBT NEWS: Former Australian Test umpire Darrell Hair has admitted stealing cash from the liquor shop where he was working, in a dramatic fall from grace for a man who enjoyed a successful but controversial career in cricket. The 65-year-old, who caused a storm when he no-balled Sri Lanka star Muttiah Muralitharan for an illegal […]

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Canada appoints special envoy to press Myanmar on Rohingya issue

TBT NEWS: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed a special envoy to Myanmar on Monday tasked with pressing its leadership to resolve the Rohingya crisis. Trudeau also announced in a statement that Canada would be doubling its contribution this year of humanitarian aid for the people who were forcibly displaced from Myanmar to Can$25 million […]


ECNEC okays Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway

TBT NEWS: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a Taka 16,901.32 crore project for constructing a ‘Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway’. The 24-kilometer Elevated Expressway is aimed to ease traffic congestion in and around capital Dhaka. The approval was given in the 7th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year (FY18) held […]


Myanmar to take back Rohingya people

TBT NEWS: Myanmar today agreed to take back the Rohingya people, forced out of their homes in the Rakhine state of that country and pushed into Bangladesh, side by side with implementing the Kofi Annan report. Both Myanmar and Bangladesh would form a joint working group in this regard by November 30. A decision to […]