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    AL govt has no right to place budget, collect taxes: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on May 27, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said the ruling Awami League government had no ‘legitimacy’ of placing budget and collecting tax as it was not elected by the people...

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    Sandwip AL leader missing for two weeks

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:16am on May 27, 2017

    Whereabouts of a union-level leader of ruling Bangladesh Awami League of Sandwip upazila in Chittagong remained unknown for more than two weeks after he was reportedly picked up by a group of unknown people, said his family on Friday...

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    Menon terms statue of justice removal act of ‘shameless surrender‘

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on May 27, 2017

    President of Workers’ Party of Bangladesh Rashed Khan Menon, also minister for civil aviation and tourism, termed the removal of statue from the Supreme Court premises an act of ‘shameless surrender’...

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    Man found dead

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Savar | Updated at 01:13am on May 27, 2017

    Police recovered the body of an unidentified man from the River Turag in Aminbazar area of Savar in Dhaka on Friday morning. Savar model police officer-in-charge SM Kamruzzaman said that they recovered the body in the morning being informed by local people...

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    Police cordon off ‘extremist den’ in Savar

    United News of Bangladesh . Savar | Updated at 01:13am on May 27, 2017

    Police Friday afternoon cordoned off a five-storey building in Genda area of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, suspecting it an extremist hideout...

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    Fire at Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 01:12am on May 27, 2017

    A fire broke out at Madrasachhila at Nangli Camp of Chandpai Range of the Sunderbans East Department at Sharankhola upazila on Friday morning...

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    Police probes whereabouts of banker Ehsan Khasru

    | Updated at 12:58am on May 27, 2017

    Police launched an investigation into whereabouts of Ehsan Khasru, a consultant to the board of Premier Bank, and why he was not attending office since May 3...

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    Sports Directorate fails to scout, develop new talents

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:57am on May 27, 2017

    The Directorate of Sports has spectacularly failed to scout and develop new talents in the field of sports. Out of one lakh primary and secondary lakh schools only 4,000 get sports equipment from the sports directorate...

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    UNHCR chief soon to see Rohingya situation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on May 27, 2017

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees chief Filippo Grandi is likely to visit Bangladesh soon to see Rohingya situation here and discuss the issue with the government...

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    Implementation of 10 mega projects sluggish

    Shakahwat Hossain | Updated at 12:30am on May 27, 2017

    The government is unlikely to complete any mega projects in its current tenure, to expire in January 2019, because of sluggish progress in their implementation in the outgoing financial year...