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    Sri Lanka, Bangladesh to exchange graduates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on July 18, 2017

    Bangladesh and Sri Lanka governments would strive to receive undergraduate and graduate students to study at their higher education institutions, as per a memorandum of understanding signed between the two South Asian countries...

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    Trader shot in capital

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on July 18, 2017

    Unidentified assailants shot a medical device trader in front of BRAC Bank in the capital’s Moghbazar area Monday morning...

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    JU students end hunger strike

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on July 18, 2017

    The agitating students of Jahangirnagar University ended their fast-unto-death programme on Monday following an assurance from the university authorities on withdrawal of a case filed against 56 fellows...

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    BCL leader confesses to housewife rape, expelled

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 12:28am on July 18, 2017

    Bangladesh Chhatra League’s Banaripara upazila president Sumon Hossain Molla on Monday confessed before a Barisal court to raping a housewife keeping her husband confined...

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    Journalists to stage demo today for 9th wage board

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on July 18, 2017

    Journalists will stage an agitation rally in front of Jatiya Press Club today at 11:00am to press home their six-point demands, including announcement of ninth wage board and cancellation of section 57 of the ICT Act....

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    Strong current disrupts ferry services on Shimulia-Kawrakandi route  

    United News of Bangladesh . Munshiganj | Updated at 12:27am on July 18, 2017

    Ferry services on Shimulia-Kawrakandi route in the River Padma has been disrupting for more than one week due to strong current. For this reason, at least 400 vehicles, including goods-laden trucks, remained stuck at ferry ghat on Monday, creating long tailback on the highway...

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    BNP leaders Farooque, Bulu get bail in two sabotage cases

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2017

    The High Court here on Monday granted six months bail to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s adviser Joynal Abedin Farroque and senior vice-chairman Barkatullah Bulu in two sabotage cases filed with different police stations of capital city...

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    Indian NIA team in city

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:20am on July 18, 2017

    Indian National Investigation Agency team held a meeting with Bangladesh police officials in Dhaka on Monday afternoon over extending cooperation in countering extremist and swapped a list of suspected extremists hiding in each of the countries...

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    B’baria JL man arrested over Facebook comments

    Our Correspondent . Brahmanbaria | Updated at 12:12am on July 18, 2017

    Brahmanbaria district Juba League leader Taslimur Reza was arrested at near the office of the district police superintendent on Monday in a case filed under Information and Communication Technology act...

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    Cabinet against army deployment during poll

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:09am on July 18, 2017

    Senior cabinet members on Monday opposed the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s demand for army deployment during the national polls. During an informal discussion in the weekly cabinet at the secretariat, they said the army could only be kept as a striking force on emergency in aid of civil administration if the Election Commission wanted...