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    Govt, HC orders to save rivers ignored

    Sadiqur Rahman and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:23am on September 24, 2017

    Most of the government directives and a High Court order to save the country’s important rivers from encroachments and pollutions go largely unheeded when the country is going to observe World Rivers Day today...

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    Controversial directors promoted

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:18am on September 24, 2017

    Most directors of controversial board of directors of BASIC Bank led by former chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bacchu were got promoted to higher government positions although they failed to prevent misappropriations of over Tk 6,000 crore from the state-owned bank...

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    No end to Rohingya crisis in sight as persecution on

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:10am on September 24, 2017

    The influx of Rohingyas into Bangladesh fleeing persecution in Myanmar continued on Saturday as there was no let-up in violence, what the United Nations termed a textbook example of ethnic cleansing, erupted in Rakhine state on August 25...

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    CJ leaves Japan for home    

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:13pm on September 23, 2017

    The chief justice, Surendra Kumar Sinha, left Japan on Saturday to return home after travelling 15-days to Canada and Japan from September 8-23. His personal...

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    AL doesn’t want unity with BNP as it’s nationalist: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:38pm on September 23, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said the ruling Awami League did not want to forge unity with BNP as...

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    Three including cop held with 452 pieces Yaba

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 06:19pm on September 23, 2017

      Detective branch of Barisal Metropolitan Police arrested three drug peddlers including a police constable and recovered 452 pieces of Yaba from them. The arrested...

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    Bangladesh won’t respond to Myanmar’s provocation: Quader

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:14pm on September 23, 2017

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader has said Bangladesh will not respond to any provocation of Myanmar despite repeated violation of its airspace by...

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    Hindu Rohingya refugee’s body found in Ukhiya

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 04:51pm on September 23, 2017

    Ukhiya police recovered dead body of a Hindu Rohingya refugee from Talipara canal at Balukhali of Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday morning. The deceased...

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    UNHCR chief at Rohingya refugee camps

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 03:38pm on September 23, 2017

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visited Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp under Ukhia upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday...

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    Villagers’ clash injures 15 in Narail

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:40pm on September 23, 2017

    At least 15 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers following a previous enmity at village Jadunathpur in Narail Sadar on Saturday morning...