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    HC rejects appeal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on March 30, 2017

    The High Court Division on Wednesday rejected tannery owners’ prayers to allow them to run their factories at Hazaribagh in the capital until Eid-ul-Azha....

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    EU stresses compliance

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on March 30, 2017

    Bangladesh should take measures, including comprehensive legal provisions, for establishing trade unions and the rights of the trade unions to operate freely in garment industry by June, a European parliamentary delegation said at a press conference in Dhaka on Wednesday evening...

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    Schoolboy drowns

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on March 30, 2017

    A schoolboy drowned in the River Buriganga while bathing with his friends at Keraniganj in Dhaka on Wednesday...

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    Two of six Sylhet blast victim families frightened

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet and Muktadir Rashid . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on March 30, 2017

    The families of two decorator business partners who were killed along with two police officers and two Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders in bomb blasts near a den of extremists in Sylhet became frightened as police suspected the two for the blasts...

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    Recycle wastewater to meet freshwater demand: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on March 30, 2017

    Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday said that recycling of the wastewater dumped into the surface was a must to meet the ever increasing demand for freshwater...

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    Ganasanghati calls for unity to resist extremism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on March 30, 2017

    Leaders of Ganasanghati Andolan on Wednesday called for unity to resist extremism and any imbalance deal with neighboring India during prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India...

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    Nahid asks dishonest teachers to quit profession

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on March 30, 2017

    Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday asked the dishonest teachers, who are involved in question paper leak, to leave the profession...

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    Comilla city polls today

    Ahammad Foyez and Yasmin Reema . Comilla | Updated at 12:23am on March 30, 2017

    All set to hold polling in the elections to Comilla City Corporation today amid doubt about its freeness and fairness while fear of extremist attack has griped city dwellers after the police cordoned off a suspected den of extremists at Kotbari Wednesday evening...

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    Four held over CU student murder

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:22am on March 30, 2017

    Police arrested four people and claimed on Wednesday that they ascertained the mystery of the murder of Md Alauddin, a student of Chittagong University, a week after he was murdered...

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    Two bodies still in Atia Mahal

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:17am on March 30, 2017

    Police could not start recovering the bodies of two more suspected extremists from the den in Sylhet till Wednesday evening, more than 24 hours after the army commando’s Operation Twilight ended...