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    Central Bank gives BB Award to Azizur Rahman, Mahbub Hossain

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    The central bank on Sunday handed over Bangladesh Bank Award 2017 to the country’s two renowned economists — Azizur Rahman Khan and the late Mahbub Hossain — for their outstanding contributions to the field of economy....

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    3 more held over attack on cop in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    Police arrested three more young adults, who were reportedly involved in a gun attack on a police check post in Chittagong. The arrested are Khokan Chowdhury, 24, Ayman Zihad, 22, and Mahi 18. They were arrested on early Sunday, said the police....

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    Committee wants appointment of consultants by June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    A finance ministry committee at a meeting on Monday expressed disappointment at failure of 15 state-run companies for not being able to appoint consultant in past six months, officials said...

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    Polytechnic student, another killed in city road mishaps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    A polytechnic student and another man were killed in two separate road mishaps in the capital on Sunday. One of the dead was identified as Sazzad Hossain, 22, son of Abdur Rab, of village Lakshmi-Narayanpur in Sudharampur of Noakhali. He was a residential student of Latif Hall of Dhaka Polytechnic College at Tejgaon....

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    Muhith urged to quit politics right now

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    Jatiya Party lawmaker Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu on Sunday asked finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith to quit politics right now for his failure to address irregularities in financial sectors....

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    Thai flight delayed as cop sneaks into plane

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    A police official was briefly detained after he boarded a Bangkok-bound aircraft without any documents at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital early Sunday while seeing off his relatives....

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    Appellate Div hears Sultana Kamal’s petition Thursday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    The Appellate Division would hold a full court hearing on Thursday on rights activist Sultana Kamal’s petition challenging a High Court Division’s order allowed the parents of two Marma sisters to take their daughters in their custody....

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    Search for new home for victims worries many

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    The raped and molested Marma sisters may be spending their coming days in neighbourhoods where Bengali community people live in Rangamati town with security concern limiting their chances to return home anytime soon and their request to live at a place of preference turned down....

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    BNP treads tightrope, eyes two goals

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party is going ahead cautiously with its ongoing movement to free the party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, from jail and realise its demand for holding the 11th parliament election in free, fair and neutral manner....

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    AL on polls train, BNP toils to free Khaleda

    Ahammad Foyez and Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:35am on February 19, 2018

    Election observers and experts apprehend that the current political situation will hinder creating a level playing field for the next general elections as the ruling Awami League is already well into polls campaign, leaving main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party to put all its efforts into freeing its chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail....

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