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    Rising sea level to force 2 lakh to migrate from coastal areas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:32am on October 24, 2018

    Increased soil salinity, due to climate change-induced rises in sea-levels, is likely to force nearly 200,000 coastal residents to migrate to inland areas within Bangladesh to find alternate livelihoods, according to a recent study....

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    Former student jailed for cheating in RU admission tests

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on October 24, 2018

    A mobile court sentenced a former student of Rajshahi University to one year in jail for cheating in the university admission tests for the academic session 2018-19 held on Tuesday....

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    Mental healthcare cell formed at IU

    IU Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on October 24, 2018

    The Islamic University authorities formed a seven-member mental healthcare cell on the campus in Kushtia on Tuesday, to counsel students against the tendency of committing suicide...

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    Left Democratic Alliance demands caretaker govt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:26am on October 24, 2018

    Left Democratic Alliance on Tuesday demanded reintroduction of caretaker government system by amending the constitution in the ongoing parliament session....

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    Class boycott continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:26am on October 24, 2018

    Students of Dhaka Dental College at Mirpur in the capital continued class boycotts to press the demand for reinstating the previous principal who was recently transferred and made an officer on special duty....

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    Mahbub elected president, Nazmul gen secy of Pilots’ Association

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:24am on October 24, 2018

    Captain Mahbubur Rahman was elected president and Captain Sayed Nazmul Hasan general secretary to the Bangladesh Airlines Pilots’ Association for 2018-19....

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    Aarong to celebrate 40th founding anniv on Thursday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:13am on October 24, 2018

    Lifestyle retail chain Aarong, reputed for linking artisanal products with urban sensibility, is set to celebrate its 40th founding anniversary on Thursday at the Army Stadium in the city....

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    Buddhists to celebrate Prabarana Purnima today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:07am on October 24, 2018

    The Buddhist community will celebrate their second largest religious festival, Prabarana Purnima, in the capital as elsewhere across the country today with due solemnity....

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    Two killed in Mirsarai accident

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 02:04am on October 24, 2018

    At least two people were killed and another one was injured in a road accident in Chattogram early Tuesday....

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    No way to stop Jamaat, Hefazat men contesting election: EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:41am on October 24, 2018

    Election Commission on Tuesday said there was no way to keep out the leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and Hefazat-e-Islam from polling race if they contest independently....