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    EC officials for RPO changes

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:56am on July 26, 2017

    They want to be electoral magistrates, defence forces’ deployment during polls Ahammad Foyez Field-level officers of the Election Commission have proposed sweeping changes in the Representation of the People Order 1972 in the interest of more effective enforcement of the Electoral Code of Conduct...

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    Landslides, wall collapse kill five

    Nurul Islam . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:51am on July 26, 2017

    At least four people, including two children, were killed and four others injured in rain-triggered landslides and a woman was killed as onrush of hill water brought down a wall in Cox’s Bazar Monday night and early Tuesday...

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    DCs want post upgrade, UN peacekeeping jobs

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:42am on July 26, 2017

    Divisional commissioners and deputy commissioners at their annual conference in Dhaka on Tuesday demanded an upgrade of their position and government steps for appointments of civil servants in United Nations peacekeeping missions abroad...

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    Home minister regrets Siddiqur’s eye damage in police action

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on July 26, 2017

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday regretted the damage to the eyes of Titumir College student Siddiqur Rahman, who received grievous hurt to the eyes in a police action on students on July 20 in Dhaka...

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    Verdict in Habiganj’s 4 kids killing case today

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:33am on July 26, 2017

    Sylhet Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal has set Wednesday to deliver the verdict in the case filed for sensational killing of four children at Bahubal in Habiganj...

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    Next general election to be inclusive: AL partners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on July 26, 2017

    The partners of the Awami League-led alliance on Tuesday asked the government to arrange an inclusive election keeping up with the constitution...

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    Proper traffic maintenance to ease gridlock: DMP chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30am on July 26, 2017

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia on Tuesday said if the vehicular movement at 282 intersections can be maintained properly, it will ease the traffic congestion to a large extent in the capital...

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    Easing water-logging not so easy: Nasir

    United News of Bangladesh . Chittagong | Updated at 12:17am on July 26, 2017

    Chittagong city Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin on Tuesday said mitigating the water-logging crisis of the city is not an easy task...

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    Khaleda’s London visit for downfall of autocracy: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on July 26, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Shamsuzzaman Dudu on Tuesday said the party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s visit to London was for the downfall of autocracy, fascism and establishing democracy...

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    BNP conspiring to foil polls: Nasim

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:14am on July 26, 2017

    Mohammed Nasim, spokesman of the Awami League-led 14-party alliance, on Tuesday said that Bangladesh Nationalist Party was hatching conspiracy at national and international levels to foil the next general elections...