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    Four bodies recovered, 18 still missing in Bagerhat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    Bodies of four women were recovered and at least 18 others remained missing till Tuesday night as an overloaded trawler capsized in the Panguchhi River near Chholombaria ferry ghat under Morelganj upazila in Bagerhat Tuesday morning...

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    Report not to be made public or shared with RCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on March 29, 2017

    An inter-ministerial meeting on Tuesday decided neither to make the report of the probe into the Bangladesh bank reserve theft nor to share any information or findings with Rizal Commercial Banking Corp of the Philippines...

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    More power sought for Dhaka mayors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on March 29, 2017

    Urban planners and environmentalists said on Tuesday that Dhaka mayors should be empowered to coordinate all authorities concerned for making the capital pedestrian-friendly...

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    HSBC, IBA award young talents

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on March 29, 2017

    The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited Bangladesh and the Institute of Business Administration of Dhaka University organised the finale and award giving ceremony of the HSBC-IBA Business Case Competition 2017, a regional contest designed to encourage young talents...

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    Irrigation’s eco-impacts totally ignored, say experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on March 29, 2017

    Water experts and stakeholders on Tuesday said that irrigation by uplifting groundwater had contributed to increased crop production but its environmental impacts had been totally ignored in the country....

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    British lawmakers laud Bangladesh’s development efforts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:41am on March 29, 2017

    Some 60 members of the British Parliament have lauded Bangladesh’s ongoing development efforts under the leadership of prime minister Sheikh Hasina...

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    US congressman briefed on counterterrorism, dev efforts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    Bangladesh ambassador to the United States Mohammad Ziauddin met US congressman James Sensenbrenner, Jr. and briefed him about the ongoing development activities in Bangladesh with special focus on counterterrorism, education and women empowerment....

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    Eviction drive begins in Ctg city hills area

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:39am on March 29, 2017

    Chittagong district administration on Tuesday launched an eviction drive to evict the people, who were living on the slopes of different hills in the city in risky condition...

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    Motorcyclist killed by truck at Hatir Jheel

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on March 29, 2017

    A truck ran over a motorcycle killing its rider, Ziaul Kabir Sohel, at Hatir Jheel near the Police Plaza Concord in Dhaka at about 10:00pm, said Badda police station duty officer Abdul Jalil...

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    BNP alleges police, goons intimidate its supporters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on March 29, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday alleged that the police and local goons were intimidating the party’s leaders and activists and supporters of its mayoral candidate in Comilla City Corporation elections slated for Thursday...