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    Fair election not possible under new CEC: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on February 08, 2017

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday said that the newly formed Election Commission led by ‘a former controversial government..

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    Eminent citizens give mixed reactions as AL, allies hail new EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on February 08, 2017

    The ruling Awami League and its allies on Tuesday hailed the newly appointed chief election commissioner and other election commissioners while other political parties expressed mixed reactions...

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    Three-quarters of legal aid committees inoperative: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on February 08, 2017

    Almost three-quarters of the legal aid committees set up at upazila and union parishad levels to make the justice system accessible to the poor and the marginalised are inoperative, revealed a study on Tuesday...

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    Child marriage attempts foiled in Rajshahi

    Our Correspondent . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:26am on February 08, 2017

    Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Puthia in Rajshahi, in co-operation with the local police, foiled attempts to solemnise a child marriage at village Baroipara under the upazila on Tuesday...

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    Remand hearing for mayor Halimul on Feb 13

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 11:25pm on February 08, 2017

    A Sirajganj court on Tuesday posted for February 13 the hearing in a police petition for remanding ruling Awami League-backed Shahjadpur municipal mayor Halimul Haque Miru in police custody for seven days for interrogation in journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul murder case...

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    Agriculture affected as winter gets warmer

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on February 08, 2017

    This winter has frustrated many, especially farmers, as the warmer-than-usual winter, which marks gradual changes in the weather pattern, have badly affected their seasonal crops...

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    Cooperation must for fair polls: President

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:43pm on February 07, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday said the cooperation from all political parties and general people to hold free, fair and credible elections in the country is a must...

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    New CEC, commissioners to take oath Feb 15

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:19pm on February 07, 2017

    The newly appointed chief election commissioner and four other election commissioners will take oath on February 15...

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    JS passes BARD bill

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:33pm on February 07, 2017

    Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development Bill, 2017 was passed at the parliament on Tuesday aiming to making the academy more affective and strong...

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    AL expresses full confidence on new EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:00pm on February 07, 2017

    The ruling Awami League on Tuesday congratulated president Abdul Hamid for reconstitution of new Election Commission and expressed their full confidence...