• Images

    Khaleda urges senior leaders to campaign for BNP candidate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on December 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday urged senior leaders of the party to go to Rangpur to campaign for the party’s mayoral candidate in Rangpur City Corporation poll....

  • Images

    President to attend OIC summit on Jerusalem

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on December 11, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid is set to leave Dhaka today on a three-day visit to attend an extraordinary summit convened by the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation Summit in Istanbul in Turkey on Wednesday to discuss the repercussions of US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital....

  • Images

    ACC arrest 3 CDA officials

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:36am on December 11, 2017

    The Anti Corruption Commission arrested three officials of Chittagong Development Authority on Sunday on charge of swindling money. The arrested are — CDA’s assistant engineers Syed Golam Sarwar and Hamidul Hoque and deputy assistant engineer Jahangir Alam....

  • Images

    PM opens ‘Sheikh Hasina Software Park’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on December 11, 2017

    ‘Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park’ in Jessore started its journey on Sunday as prime minister Sheikh Hasina formally inaugurated the newly-built park opening a new horizon of potentiality in the country’s ICT sector....

  • Images

    Fine arts faculty dean resigns

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on December 11, 2017

    Professor Mostfizur Rahman, dean of Fine Arts faculty of Rajshahi University, resigned from his post on Sunday after the university authorities found him guilty of adding ‘sectarian questions’ in a question paper of first year admission test....

  • Images

    176 sacks of OMS rice seized in Rajshahi, 1 held

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on December 11, 2017

    Police on Sunday seized a truck carrying 176 sacks of rice meant for open market sale in Sapura area of Rajshahi city and arrested the driver. The arrested was identified as Firoj, driver of the truck....

  • Images

    AL-JP activists scuffle during debate

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:31am on December 11, 2017

    Awami League and Jatiya Party activists got caught up in a brawl during a debate, participated in by mayoral candidates of Rangpur city election, on the Rangpur Zilla School playground on Sunday....

  • Images

    Non-enforcement of laws helps brokers cheat migrants

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:12am on December 11, 2017

    Non enforcement of laws facilitates migrant workers’ harassment and cheating by the middlemen and brokers, experts said at a consultation Sunday....

  • Images

    Govt gets 3 more days to publish gazette

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    Supreme Court on Sunday extended time for the government up to December 13 to issue a gazette notification on lower court judges’ conduct rules. A five-member Appellate Division bench, led by acting chief justice Abdul Wahhab Miah, passed the order following a time-petition filed by attorney general Mahbubey Alam in the morning....

  • Images

    Decision regarding DNC mayoral by-election in a day or two: EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    The Election Commission will take a decision regarding holding Dhaka North City’s mayoral by-election in a day or two, EC acting secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said Sunday...