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    Student dies after bus hits his popped out head

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on June 24, 2017

    At least seven people were killed and seven others were injured in separate road accidents in Dhaka, Bogra, Rajshahi and Gopalganj districts on Friday...

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    Lightning strike kills youth in Bogra

    United News of Bangladesh . Bogra | Updated at 12:50am on June 24, 2017

    A youth was killed after being struck by lightning at Dakshin Jamgram village in Kahalu upazila Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Bakul Hossain, 22, son of late Musa, a resident of the village...

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    DB to probe ASP Mizanur murder

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:41am on June 24, 2017

    The Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police will now investigate the killing of assistant superintendent of police Mizanur Rahman...

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    10 cops injured in clash with BCL, JL

    Our Correspondent . Chandpur | Updated at 12:43am on June 24, 2017

    At least 10 police personnel were injured in a clash with activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League and Juba League, ruling Awami League-backed student and youth organisations, in Chandpur town on Friday...

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    Traffickers buy up land, houses to smuggle women

    Reuters . Chennai | Updated at 12:36am on June 24, 2017

    Along the India-Bangladesh border that runs through India’s eastern state of West Bengal, human traffickers are buying land, building homes and enrolling on voter lists to create cover for their cross-border operations, campaigners said...

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    Public hospitals discharge patients ahead of Eid

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:33am on June 24, 2017

    Public hospitals in the capital discharged many of their patients in last couple of days as many of the doctors and nurses would be on leave on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the major festivals of the Muslims...

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    NHRC seeks Army’s explanation

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:23am on June 24, 2017

    The National Human Rights Commission has written to the defence ministry asking for a Bangladesh Army explanation for the death of Romel Chakma as a commission investigation has observed that army personnel concerned cannot avoid the responsibility for the death...

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    RMG workers deprive of legitimate amount

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:20am on June 24, 2017

    More than a half of apparel factories of the country were not giving legitimate amount in festival allowance to their workers, taking advantage of the labour law...

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    Masses make journey home

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 24, 2017

    Masses of people streamed out of cities across the country on Friday, the first of two-day weekend before the Eid vacation beginning Sunday, on their hectic journey to near and dear ones in fur-flung areas...

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    Inu for withdrawal of proposed 15 pc VAT on newspaper industry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on June 23, 2017

    Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday called for suspension for one more year the government’s decision to implement the new VAT law that would impose uniform 15 per cent value-added tax on all goods and services...