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    Seven suspected JMB members’ held in city

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 10:41am on October 18, 2016

    Rapid Action Battalion men on Monday night arrested seven suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh from Tejgaon area of the capital...

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    RAB arrests three alleged killers of prof Ali 

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 10:23am on October 18, 2016

    Rapid Action Battalion in an overnight raid, arrested three people for their alleged involvement in murdering Mohammad Ali Hossain Malek, a retired professor of Eden Mohila College, in the capital...

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    Khulna missing boy found at ‘female AL leader’s house

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:47am on October 18, 2016

    Police rescued a schoolboy allegedly from the house of a local female Awami League leader in Khulna on Monday, three months after he went missing...

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    Girl thrashed by teacher, commits suicide in Comilla

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:42am on October 18, 2016

    A school girl allegedly committed suicide after being whipped by a teacher at Bharella village in Burichong upazila Comilla on Monday night...

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    Two killed in Munshiganj road accident

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:40am on October 18, 2016

    Two people were killed and another one injured as a pick-up van hit a vehicle on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Baushia Pakhi point in Munshiganj early Tuesday...

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    Police clearance must for Philippine visa

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:39am on October 18, 2016

    Philippine authorities have made police clearance certificates mandatory for Bangladeshi citizens wishing to travel to the Philippines after the July 1 Gulshan café attack in the Dhaka...

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    Police readying commando units for metropolises

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:37am on October 18, 2016

    The police headquarters is now working to form more commando teams for major metropolises to tackle extremist attacks or hostage crisis. Senior police officials said that small groups of young police officials from different units would be given advance training likely by Indian National Security Guard...

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    Liberation War Memorials left in lurch

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:35am on October 18, 2016

    The killing fields of 1971 are only theoretically preserved as Liberation War Memorials but in reality they are under use as litter dumps. As the war memorial sites have not been secured with walls they are taken over by drug peddlers and addicts after sun sets, reveals a study done by the Implementation Monitoring Evaluation Division of Planning Commission...

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    DCs asked to take actions against anomalies

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:34am on October 18, 2016

    The food ministry has asked deputy commissioners to take stern actions against perpetrators of irregularities in preparation of lists of beneficiaries, issuance of cards and distribution of rice at Tk 10 a kg meant for hardcore poor...

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    EU to discuss formation, effectiveness of EC

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on October 18, 2016

    The European Union will discuss in Brussels in December how Election Commission in Bangladesh can be made effective, including steps leading towards formation of the EC, the EU ambassador, Pierre Mayaudon, said on Monday...