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    Will retire from politics when it’ll harm people: B Chy   

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on February 19, 2018

    President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Sunday said that he would retire from politics happily when his activities would start harming people....

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    BRTA realises Tk 1.09 lakh in fines over traffic irregulaties

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on February 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Road and Transport Authority on Sunday realised a total of Tk 1.09 lakh in fines in Dhaka and its adjacent areas for violation of traffic rules...

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    Shaheed Zoha day observed

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on February 19, 2018

    Rajshahi University authorities, student organisations and workers associations observed Shaheed Zoha Day on Sunday in commemoration of the brutal killing of Shaheed Professor Shamsuzzoha during the 1969 mass uprising...

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    Stronger deliberative democracy needed: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on February 19, 2018

    Experts on Sunday stressed on strengthening the practice of deliberative democracy in the country to increase citizen’s engagement in democratic decision-making amid bad shape in electoral democracy in the country....

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    5 ‘extremist’ arrested in Dhaka, Rajshahi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on February 19, 2018

    The Rapid Action Battalion said that they had arrested five suspected extremists in separate drives in Dhaka and Rajshahi on Sunday. Two of the suspects arrested in Dhaka were identified as Shahadot Hossain Sajib alias Naim, 32, and Istiak Ahmed Rabin alias Abhi, 28, members of the banned extremist outfit Ansar-Al-Islam, the RAB said...

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    Rubayet elected governor of Rotary Int’l

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on February 19, 2018

    Md Rubayet was elected the new governor of Rotary International Bangladesh District 3281 for the 2020-21 term. The election was held at the two day Rotary Conference held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka in February 16-17, said a press release....

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    Capital’s 90 per cent buildings constructed flouting approved plans: housing minister

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:10am on February 19, 2018

    Housing and public works minister Mosharraf Hossain said Sunday that in recent years over 90 per cent of the capital’s buildings were constructed flouting approved plans....

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    Private univs to face legal action over irregularities: Nahid

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:10am on February 19, 2018

    Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Sunday said that private universities would face legal actions for running their academic activities at rented buildings and owning unauthorised branches....

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    Dictionary sales continue strong trend

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    The demand for dictionaries and glossaries has remained strong in the Amar Ekushey Book Fair as new titles and reprints hitting the stalls this year are among the pre-listed choices of the visitors....

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    Prof Farzana Islam reappointed as JU VC

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    Anthropology department professor Farzana Islam has been reappointed as the vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University for her second four-year term....