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    10 drown as Rohingya boat capsizes in Naf

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 08:48am on October 16, 2017

    At least 10 people died and 34 remained missing after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Rakhine state of Myanmar for Bangladesh capsized in the River Naf early Monday...

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    ‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ in Sunderbans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 17, 2017

    A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight between a gang of robbers and members of Rapid Action Battalion in Shaila canal area of Sarankhola range of the Sunderbans east division, about 45 kilometers away from mainland, Monday morning...

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    ACC may initiate probe: LM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Law minister Anisul Huq said on Sunday that most of the allegations raised against chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, now in Australia on sick leave, were under the jurisdiction of the Anti-Corruption Commission...

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    Withdraw cases against Khaleda, others: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday suggested that Election Commission take an effective initiative for the immediate withdrawal of all ‘false’ and ‘dictated’ cases filed against its chairperson Khaleda Zia and other leaders and activists across the country...

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    Japan provides US$750,000 for Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:16pm on October 15, 2017

    To strengthen the emergency WASH and child protection response for the new influx of Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar, the government of...

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    Myanmar to be urged repeatedly to take back Rohingyas: Home Minister

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:53pm on October 15, 2017

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said during his ensuing visit to Myanmar he will repeatedly urge the authorities there to take...

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    MA Samad’s 12th death anniv today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on October 17, 2017

    Today is the 12th anniversary of death of MA Samad, founder of Bangladesh General Insurance Company Limited...

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    HC bans transporting garbage by uncovered vehicles

    | Updated at 01:35am on October 17, 2017

    The High Court on Monday ordered Dhaka South City Corporation and Dhaka North City Corporation to stop transporting garbage by uncovered vehicles and asked them to collect and transport garbage within the stipulated time between 10:00pm and 6:00am....

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    Life in parts of capital hampered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on October 17, 2017

    Hundreds of families were unable to prepare their breakfast in parts of the capital Monday morning due to sudden gas supply disruption for five hours since 6 AM....

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    UN agencies’ donor confce on Rohingyas on October 23

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on October 17, 2017

    Chiefs of three UN agencies –– refugee agency UNHCR, humanitarian agency OCHA and migration agency IOM –– on Monday said that the efforts must be scaled up and expanded to receive and protect Rohingyas and ensure basic shelter and acceptable living conditions for them...