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    PM blasts anti-Rampal power plant campaigners again

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:28pm on January 28, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday once again came down heavily on the quarter campaigning against the Rampal power plant, saying that they never visited the power plant site to ascertain its impact on the Sunderbans...

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    Search committee seeks five names from political parties for EC reconstitution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:35pm on January 28, 2017

    The six-member search committee for the reconstitution of the Election Commission on Saturday sought five names from 31 political parties each which took part in talks with president Abdul Hamid...

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    New credit system: RUET students go on indefinite strike

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:05pm on January 28, 2017

    Students of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology went on an indefinite strike on Saturday demanding cancellation of newly adopted examination system...

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    Barisal schoolboy hacked dead on school compound

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:50pm on January 28, 2017

    A schoolboy was hacked to death and another injured by some unidentified miscreants inside their school compound adjacent to Paresh Sagor playground in Barisal city on Saturday morning...

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    Two victims of Chittagong building fire die at CMCH

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:45am on January 28, 2017

    An elderly woman and her grandchild, who suffered burn injuries in a fire following explosion in a building at Paschim Bakalia Dewan Bazar of Chittagong city on Friday, died at Chittagong Medical College and Hospital early Saturday...

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    Two ‘Huji men’ held in Chuadanga

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:20am on January 28, 2017

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested two suspected members of Harkat-ul-Jihad Bangladesh at village Karpashdanga of Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga on Saturday morning...

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    Inter-varsity cultural competition held at Daffodil University

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on January 28, 2017

    Youth Fiesta 2017, an inter-university cultural competition, was held on Ashulia campus of Daffodil International University on friday with the participation of students of 11 public and private universities...

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    533 detained juveniles urge CJ to send them to families

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:53am on January 28, 2017

    Five hundred and thirty-three detained juveniles have appealed to the chief justice, Surendra Kumar Sinha, for their release from the two Juvenile Development Centres in Gazipur and return to their families...

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    46 institutions from SAARC countries get SAFA award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on January 28, 2017

    A total of 46 institutions from the SAARC countries have received the South Asian Federation of Accountants Award for their best annual report for 2015...

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    National zoo inhospitable to animals, birds

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:46am on January 28, 2017

    The Bangladesh National Zoo at Mirpur in the capital is possibly the lone zoo that is inhospitable to its animals and birds. Visitors blamed the authorities’ indifference for the sorry state of the national zoo...