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    People won’t accept poll without Khaleda

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said that the people would not accept if the government wanted to ‘score goals with empty post’ in the next general election keeping the party chairperson Khaleda Zia out of the contest....

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    Just a day’s break, not all over

    Ahmed Shatil Alam | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    A Secondary School Certificate examinee from Dhaka Residential Model College heaved a sigh of relief when news outlets on Sunday said question of that day’s exams, agricultural studies and others, did not leak as it did in all previous papers....

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    DNC seeks 6799 more manpower, firearms to combat drug trade

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:42pm on February 19, 2018

    The Department of Narcotics Control Bangladesh is set to undergo massive changes as it seeks a new organogram, firearms, uniforms with...

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    Voting right is the basic right of people: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:33pm on February 19, 2018

    Noting that the voting right is the basic right of people, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the government wants the national election to be...

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    Highest level security for Feb 21, says DMP boss

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:04pm on February 19, 2018

    Law enforcers have taken highest security measures in and around the central Shaheed Minar to ensure smooth observance of International Mother Language Day on...

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    Haphazard dumping of waste a public menace

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:19am on February 20, 2018

    Haphazard dumping of waste in open spaces on both Bangla Academy and Suhrawardy Udyan premises of Amar Ekushey Book Fair, by both stall attendants and visitors, disappoints booklovers going there to enjoy the festival of books...

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    Protests held demanding justice for victims

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on February 20, 2018

    Several hundred protesters forced their way through police obstacle and held rallies in Dhaka and Rangamati demanding justice for the two Marma sisters raped and molested allegedly by law enforcers almost a month ago...

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    BD-Myanmar officials to meet at no-man’s land today

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on February 20, 2018

    The Bangladesh and Myanmar government delegations are set to visit the zero line and adjacent areas today along the zero line of the border for assessing situations on the ground on repatriation of over 6,000 Rohingyas staying along the no man’s land....

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    Bring solar projects for cheaper electricity than coal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on February 20, 2018

    State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid on Monday challenged green activists to bring solar park projects that would supply electricity at lower cost than a power plant that ran on imported coal...

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    Barisal Division Officers Association gets new committee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on February 20, 2018

    A 41-member new committee of Barisal Division Officers Association was formed on Monday. Petroleum and mineral resource division secretary Nazimuddin Chowdhury was elected the president of the committee for two years from 2018 till 2020, said a press release....