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    UK women face high heels, make-up rules at work: report

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:04am on January 26, 2017

    High heels, blonde hair and make-up are among dress codes for women in the British workplace, despite gender discrimination being illegal, a parliamentary report released on Wednesday has found...

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    Land min circulars create new complications for owners

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:59am on January 26, 2017

    The scrapping of the ‘Kha Schedule’ of vested properties by the Vested Property Return (Second Amendment) Act in October 2013 has been nullified by land ministry’s eight circulars issued since November 2013...

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    Fire flare thrown at Bangladesh mission in Karachi

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on January 26, 2017

    Unidentified miscreants threw a fire flare to Bangladesh deputy high commission in Karachi of Pakistan Tuesday evening. No casualties and no damage of property were, however, reported...

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    BREB to bring 25 lakh new families under electricity coverage by June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on January 26, 2017

    Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board is going to bring 25 lakh new families under electricity connection by coming June...

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    President asks police to develop people-friendly attitude

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:46am on January 26, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday asked the members of the police force to deliver proper service, developing further a people-friendly attitude as ‘protector of law’...

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    Bangladesh ranks 15th in TI corruption index

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on January 26, 2017

    Bangladesh moved two steps up in the corruption perception index of Berlin based Transparency International in 2016, ranking 15th most corrupt country of the world...

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    Contract signed to introduce rapid pass for all public transports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on January 26, 2017

    Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority on Wednesday signed a contract to introduce Rapid Pass to facilitate commuters using one card to board on all public transports in Dhaka...

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    Nat’l cyclist commits suicide

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 12:41am on January 26, 2017

    National record holder cyclist Parul Akter died on Wednesday midnight, eight days after attempting suicide in her Gazipur home, officials said...

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    Verdict on airing of 3 Indian TV channels on Jan 29

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on January 26, 2017

    The High Court will deliver its verdict on January 29 on a writ petition filed seeking to stop the airing of three Indian TV channels — Star Jalsha, Star Plus and Zee Bangla — in Bangladesh...

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    Four killed, 10 injured as Jessore school picnic bus overturns

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on January 26, 2017

    At least four people including two schoolchildren were killed and 10 were injured as a picnic bus of a high school under Chaugachha upazila in Jessore overturned in Tengurpur crossing under the upazila Wednesday night...