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    Pollution unchecked as cases pile up

    Ferdous Ara . Chittagong | Updated at 12:25am on March 29, 2017

    River pollution, canal encroachment and hill cutting in the port city of Chittagong go unabated as a large number of cases remain pending with the environment court...

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    UK may allow duty-free access of Bangladesh products after Brexit

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on March 29, 2017

    The United Kingdom would consider allowing duty-free and quota-free access for Bangladesh products after the country leaves the European Union, a top UK diplomat said in Dhaka on Tuesday...

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    Five to die for killing journalist Aftab

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on March 29, 2017

    A Dhaka court on Tuesday sentenced five people to death for killing award-winning photojournalist Aftab Ahamed in 2013. Judge Abdur Rahman Sarder of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-4 pronounced the verdict at a packed courtroom in the sensational case...

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    Electioneering ends

    Ahammd Foyez . Dhaka and Yasmin Reema . Comilla | Updated at 12:17am on March 29, 2017

    Electioneering in Comilla City Corporation election, scheduled for March 30, ended Tuesday midnight amid allegations of violation of electoral code by the ruling Awami League candidate. The Awami League also submitted complaints against 17 presiding officers who the party alleged were harassing the party activists in name of neutrality...

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    Woman kills minor son in Gazipur

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:49pm on March 28, 2017

    A two-month old boy was slaughtered allegedly by his mother at Digda village in Kapasia of Gazipur early Tuesday...

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    Security guard hacked to death in Magura

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 01:33pm on March 28, 2017

    A security guard of Mukti Mancha Foundation building was hacked to death early Tuesday at Abalpur in Magura...

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    NotreDamian freedom fighters honoured

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on March 28, 2017

    Club NotreDamians Bangladesh Limited, a platform of all former students of Notre Dame College in Dhaka, on Sunday honoured the college’s 12 former valiant students who joined the Liberation War in 1971....

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    Myanmar army chief defends military campaign in Rakhine

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:12am on March 28, 2017

    Myanmar’s army chief defended a military crackdown in Rakhine State on Monday after the UN pledged to probe claims security forces carried out a campaign of killing and torture against Rohingya Muslims there...

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    Another ex-staff sues GT chairman Yunus, MD Ashraf

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on March 28, 2017

    Former Grameen Telecom assistant manager Mosharrof Hossain on Monday sued Grameen Telecom chairman Muhammad Yunus and managing director Ashraful Hassan for non-payment of dividends. After acceptability hearing, Third Labour Court chairman Sultan Mahmud accepted the case for trial...

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    Turkish PM phones Hasina

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:09am on March 28, 2017

    Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim on Monday expressed his country’s desire to work together with Bangladesh to curb militancy...