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    UP chairman shot at in Satkhira

    Our Correspondent . Satkhira | Updated at 02:26am on January 03, 2018

    An Awami League-backed union parishad chairman of Debhata upazila in Satkhira was critically injured as unidentified miscreants shot at him on his way home from a local bazaar Tuesday night...

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    AD extends stay on Apan Jewellers owners’ bail order

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:25am on January 03, 2018

    The Appellate Division on Tuesday extended its earlier order staying a bail order granted by the High Court Division to three Apan Jewellers owners Dildar Ahmed, Gulzar Ahmed and Azad Ahmed in three laundering-related cases until January 8...

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    SC clears way for corruption probe in haor embankment projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:23am on January 03, 2018

    The Appellate Division on Tuesday stayed a high court order that had halted the proceedings of a case in connection with corruption and negligence in construction of embankments in haor areas in Sunamganj, clearing the way for resuming investigation into the case...

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    Create awareness on maximum surface water use: experts

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 02:22am on January 03, 2018

    Experts at a workshop in Rangpur on Tuesday laid emphasis on creating mass public awareness to ensure proper management and maximum use of surface water for reducing pressure on underground water...

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    Citizens urge authorities to absorb teachers, staff of 42 nationalised colleges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:20am on January 03, 2018

    Noted educationists and human rights activists have demanded absorption of the teachers, instructors and assistant librarians of 42 colleges which have been nationalised recently...

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    ECNEC okays naval base in Patuakhali

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:19am on January 03, 2018

    The executive committee of the national economic council on Tuesday approved establishment of a naval base at Kalapara in Patuakhali aiming at safeguarding the country’s third sea port at Payra at a cost of Tk 1,081 crore...

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    Professor Sadruddin Ahmed dies

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on January 03, 2018

    Professor Sadruddin Ahmed, a former English professor of Rajshahi University, passed away at BIRDEM General Hospital in the capital on Monday...

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    BCL faction demands committee

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:45am on January 03, 2018

    A faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League-backed student body, on Tuesday demanded new committee as the tenure of the incumbent committee expired in July 2017...

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    13 injured in polytech clash

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:41am on January 03, 2018

    At least 13 students of Dhaka Polytechnic Institute were injured at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani of Tejgaon Industrial Area in Dhaka after police opened fire to disperse the students clashing with outsiders on Tuesday night...

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    Four die as deep freeze keeps grip on eastern US

    Agence France-Presse . Milwaukee | Updated at 01:22am on January 03, 2018

    A record-shattering Arctic freeze kept its grip on much of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains on Tuesday but temperatures everywhere except the Northeast were expected to warm within 24 hours...