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    Dhaka WASA polluting city’s waterbodies: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on April 27, 2017

    Housing and public works minister Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday blamed Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority for polluting the city’s waterbodies by releasing sewage and waste into them...

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    No chief justice talks so much: law minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on April 27, 2017

    Law minister Anisul Huq said on Wednesday that except for judicial proceedings, no chief justice across the world talked so much in public as chief justice Surendra Kuman Sinha did...

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    Relief in Haors too inadequate: public reps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on April 27, 2017

    The relief programme being carried out by the government in flash flood-affected north-eastern districts is too inadequate, said public representatives from the affected areas on Wednesday...

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    DSCC evicts Nilkhet hawkers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on April 27, 2017

    Dhaka South City Corporation on Wednesday evicted hawkers and vendors occupying footpaths around Nilkhet and New Market areas in Dhaka...

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    VGF for 2.6 lakh families under 100-day programme

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:33am on April 27, 2017

    The government has taken a move to distribute rice and flour along with a certain amount of cash among about 2.56 lakh ultra-poor flash flood-affected families in Sylhet division under its 100-day Vulnerable Group Feeding programme...

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    Transport leaders for changes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on April 27, 2017

    Transport owners and workers’ leaders on Wednesday said some provisions of the Road Transport Bill, 2017 were contradictory and they should be changed....

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    No sports, games in most schools

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 11:50pm on April 26, 2017

    Most schools offer no sports activities to their students in gross violation of the national education and sports policies. The government also stands accused of flouting both the policies...

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    Sylhet district BNP gets new committee

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:31am on April 27, 2017

    As part of its move to overhaul its grassroots units, BNP has approved a full-fledged committee of its Sylhet district unit...

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    2-day IU history dept silver jubilee tomorrow

    IU Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on April 27, 2017

    A two-day silver jubilee programme of Islamic history and culture department of Islamic University will begin on the campus in Kushtia on Friday...

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    Campaign against addiction, extremism launched in Rangpur

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:26am on April 27, 2017

    The Rangpur police on Wednesday launched a campaign against drug abuse and extremism in the district’s educational institutions by holding an oath taking ceremony for students with the slogan ‘say no to drugs and extremism’....