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    No Santal turns up to take harvested rice

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 01:00am on November 25, 2016

    The Rangpur Sugar Mills authorities on Thursday started harvesting rice grown by evicted Santals on the lands of Shahebganj-Bagda Farm of the mill at Gobindaganj in Gaibandha while none of the Santals turned up to receive the harvested crop...

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    Dhaka seeks int'l interventions to end Rohingya crisis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on November 25, 2016

    Bangladesh on Thursday urged the international community to play a coordinated role in resolving longstanding Rohingya crises by contributing in social reconciliation and economic upliftment of people in Rakhine State in Myanmar...

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    UGC introduces memorial lecture on Sheikh Mujib

    staff correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on November 24, 2016

    The University Grants Commission said on Thursday it has decided to introduce a memorial lecture on country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman...

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    Law soon to protect minorities: Anisul

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:28pm on November 24, 2016

    Law minister Anisul Huq on Thursday said the government is going to enact a ‘religious minority protection law’...

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    Nat’l Committee’s ‘March towards Dhaka’ begins

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:36pm on November 24, 2016

    The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources, Power and Ports started its ‘March towards Dhaka’ from seven divisional headquarters on Thursday demanding cancellation of the Rampal Power Plant near the Sunderbans...

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    CU asst proctor among 10 sued over BCL leader’s death

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:16pm on November 24, 2016

    A murder case has been filed against 10 people, including Chittagong University assistant proctor Anwar Hossain, over the death of the...

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    Paddy harvesting from Santals’ disputed land begins in Gaibandha

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:07pm on November 24, 2016

    Rangpur Sugar Mill authorities on Thursday started harvesting paddy from the lands of Santals in Baghda farm area of Gobindaganjin Gaibandhafollowing...

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    No need to deploy army in NCC polls: Ivy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 05:17pm on November 24, 2016

    There is no need for army deployment in the December 22 elections of Narayanganj City Corporation, said Awami League’s mayor candidate Selina Hayat Ivy on Thursday...

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    107 Rohingyas sent back to Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:02pm on November 24, 2016

    Members of Boarder Guard of Bangladesh sent back some 107 Rohingyas when the ethnic people of Myanmar were trying to intrude into...

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    Bangladesh calls on int’l community to put pressure on Myanmar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on November 24, 2016

    The minister for foreign affairs, AH Mahmood Ali, on Thursday said Bangladesh has urged the international community to put pressure on Myanmar government to stop oppression on minority Rohingya community bordering Rakhain state of the country...

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