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    LDP for army deployment, JP (Manju) wants EC to monitor parties

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on October 20, 2017

    Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday demanded deployment of army during the next general election while the Anwar Hossain Manju faction of Jatiya Party wants the Election Commission to monitor political parties’ activities....

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    Teachers, students stage protests as no headway in investigation

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on October 20, 2017

    Teachers and students of Rajshahi University on Thursday staged protests as the police were still in dark even one year after the killing of Motaleb Hossain Lipu, a student of Mass Communication and Journalism department of the university....

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    Contract to construct elevated flyover, 10-lane bridge signed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on October 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Bridge Authority on Thursday signed a contract with a Chinese firm for constructing a 4.5 kilometre elevated flyover and 10-lane Tongi Bridge under the Bus Rapid Transit Project....

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    9th D-8 summit in Istanbul today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:03am on October 20, 2017

    The 9th summit of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation will be held in Istanbul, Turkey today, aiming to renew the pledges of its member countries to pave the way for meaningful cooperation in the fields of trade, investment and people-to-people contacts...

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    Dhaka presents different narrative to foreign defence attachés

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on October 20, 2017

    Bangladesh on Thursday presented its own narrative on alleged attacks of Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army on Myanmar border security posts after which ‘clearance operations’ were launched by military creating massive exodus of ethnic minority Rohingyas...

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    Govt relief activities for flood victims inadequate: CPD

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on October 20, 2017

    Centre for Policy Dialogue on Thursday said government relief activities in the recent flood of April and August were timely but inadequate...

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    Judicial probe finds 30 spots

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:42am on October 20, 2017

    A judicial inquiry committee formed to identify illegal structures on the Turag River in Gazipur, submitted its report to the High Court recently identifying illegal structures built by 30 individuals and companies encroaching on the river...

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    Nagarik Oikya for dissolution of parliament, army deployment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on October 20, 2017

    Nagarik Oikya leaders on Thursday demanded dissolution of parliament and army deployment with magistracy power before holding the next general election. ..

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    BCL dissolves Sylhet district unit over activist’s death in factional clash

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:14am on October 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Chhatra League dissolved its Sylhet district unit on Wednesday night two days after the death of an activist in a rival attack in the city....

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    DU ‘Gha’ unit intake test today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:13am on October 20, 2017

    As many as 71 admission seekers will vie for each seat at the first year admission test of ‘Gha’ unit (combined unit for science, business studies and humanities group students) under 2017-18 academic session of Dhaka University today....