Staff Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:00am on May 25, 2017
The navy harbour near Chittagong port channel narrowly escaped a major damage as a liner vessel’s engine went out of order while sailing off on Wednesday morning for Singapore...
United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:59am on May 25, 2017
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock at the horrific attack in the northern English city of Manchester, which killed 22 people and injured dozens more...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on May 25, 2017
Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday announced that Bangladesh Road Transport would run 900 buses under its special service for the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr...
Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:57am on May 25, 2017
Distribution of forms for admission in Class XI closes across the country tomorrow. About 12.01 lakh students collected the forms since May 9, when country wide distribution of the admission forms began. Students collected the forms online for the 3rd consecutive year, said education board officials...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on May 25, 2017
Reliance Group of India on Wednesday was awarded with a deal without any tender for setting up a liquefied natural gas-based 750 megawatt power plant at Meghnaghat in Narayanganj...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on May 25, 2017
Tokyo is still concerned about extremism although it praised steps taken by Dhaka to ensure security for Japanese in Bangladesh. Visiting Japan International Cooperation Agency president Shinichi Kitaoka expressed the views at a meeting with finance minister AMA Muhith at the ministry on Wednesday...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on May 25, 2017
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday announced that it would hold protest rallies across the country today protesting at the police decision of not allowing the party to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka..
Our Correspondent . Narayanganj | Updated at 12:38am on May 25, 2017
A Narayanganj court on Wednesday sent Piyar Sattar Latif High School headmaster Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, humiliated publicly allegedly by a local lawmaker, to jail on his surrender to the court in a bribery case filed by one of colleagues..
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on May 25, 2017
The 118th anniversary of the birth of national poet, Kazi Nazrul Islam, will be observed today. A poet, lyricist, composer, playwright, novelist, revolutionary and journalist Nazrul sang for freedom and love equally. He took up his pen against colonial rule, oppression and exploitation and is widely known as rebel poet...
Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:29am on May 25, 2017
The National Board of Revenue is set to fail to achieve its original revenue collection target for the outgoing financial year 2016-17, for the fifth consecutive year in a row, because of excessive target, institutional incapacity, delay in reforms and sluggish economic activities...