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    Three coast guard members, two others killed in road accidents

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on April 22, 2017

    At least five people, including three coast guard members, were killed in separate road accidents in Barguna and Mymensingh on Friday...

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    Road blocked in Rangamati over death of student

    Our Correspondents . Rangamati and Khagrachari | Updated at 12:46am on April 22, 2017

    People in Rangamati blocked the Rangamati-Khagrachari highway on Friday protesting at the death of an HSC examinee in custody and ‘snatching away his mortal remains’ by administration...

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    9 war crimes suspects arrested

    Our Correspondent . Khulna | Updated at 12:39am on April 22, 2017

    Police arrested nine war crimes suspects from different places in Khulna, Gazipur and Dhaka between Thursday night and Friday morning...

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    Relics remind visitors about emergence of free Bangladesh

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:33am on April 22, 2017

    The newly constructed Liberation War Museum at Agargaon, in the capital and the exhibits on display take visitors down the memory lane to the time of the country’s glorious War of Independence and provide the nation the resolve to curve out a bright future...

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    Allies not happy

    Moloy Saha and Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:30am on April 22, 2017

    Parties in the ruling Awami League-led alliance consider Awami League’s compromise with Hefazat-e-Islam as a backward step for democratic politics and they would not accept it...

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    12 injured in DU BCL infighting

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on April 22, 2017

    At least 12 activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student associate of ruling Awami League, were injured in a factional clash between rival groups over occupying a seat in Salimullah Muslim Hall of Dhaka University Thursday night...

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    Illegal poster, graffiti turn ubiquitous in Dhaka

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:24am on April 22, 2017

    Illegal banners, posters, festoons and graffiti are visible in every corner of the capital, which is aggravating the bad look the city has already got because of its unplanned growth and indifference of the authorities concerned to its beautification. ..

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    BNP drags heels

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul | Updated at 12:21am on April 22, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party is yet to place the framework of an election-time government it had proposed to put forth to the nation five months ago. On November 18, 2016, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia during placing proposals for the reconstitution of the Election Commission had stated that they would spell out the framework of a neutral election- time government before the nation at an appropriate time...

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    BCL controls room allotment

    Arifur Rahman | Updated at 12:19am on April 22, 2017

    Bangladesh Chhatra League controls the allotment of rooms at male dormitories at Dhaka University depriving meritorious students of residential facilities and forces the resident students to join political programmes...

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    Maritime ports advised to hoist cautionary signal 3

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on April 22, 2017

    The steep pressure gradient lied over North Bay and the squally weather might affect the maritime ports, north bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh, said Meteorological Department on Friday...