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    Bangladesh Railway to resume services of all intercity trains by Aug 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on August 10, 2020

    Bangladesh Railway is scheduled to resume the services of all intercity trains between August 16 and August 30 after more than four-and-half months. Currently out of 50-pair of intercity trains...

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    SM Sultan’s 96th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on August 10, 2020

    Today is the 96th birth anniversary of the late master artist SM Sultan. SM Sultan Foundation and the Narail district administration will jointly celebrate the day organising special programmes comprising...

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    Report submission today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on August 10, 2020

    The Dhaka Metropolitan Police committee, formed to investigate a blast at Pallabi Police Station, will submit its report today. The July 29 blast injured at least five people, including four officers...

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    Court turns down Didarul’s bail plea again

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on August 10, 2020

    A Dhaka court on Sunday rejected the bail petition of Didarul Islam Bhuiyan, an activist of political and civil rights group Rashtrachinta, in a case filed against him under the Digital Security Act for reportedly...

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    Road safety activists demand driver’s arrest over Reshma killing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on August 10, 2020

    Road safety activists, mountaineers and cyclists on Sunday demanded immediate arrest of the driver of a microbus that had hit and killed mountaineer Reshma Nahar...

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    Seek permission before working outside, UGC to public univ teachers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on August 10, 2020

    The University Grants Commission has asked the public university teachers to follow service rules and take permissions before engaging in other educational institutions and businesses....

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    Two more doctors die of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on August 10, 2020

    Two more doctors — Rezoanul Bari Shamim and Md Golam Mostafa — died of COVID-19, raising the death toll among physicians to 73, Bangladesh Medical...

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    AD allows Sikder brothers to appeal in 2 weeks

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:15am on August 10, 2020

    The Appellate Division on Sunday gave Sikder Group managing director Ron Haque Sikder and his brother Dipu Haque Sikder two more weeks to appeal  against a High Court order that had rejected their...

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    Zafrullah demands impartial body to probe Sinha murder

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:14am on August 10, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury on Sunday demanded forming of an impartial commission to look into the murder incident of retired army major Sinha Md...

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    Govt asks all pvt hospitals to apply for licence by Aug 23

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:13am on August 10, 2020

    The health ministry asked all private hospitals and clinics to apply for getting or renewing licenses by the government-set deadline of August 23. The instruction...