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    2 ‘forest robbers’ held with arms in Satkhira  

    United News of Bangladesh . Satkhira | Updated at 12:25am on April 27, 2017

    Police arrested two suspected forest robbers along with two firearms at Gabura of Shyamnagar upazila early Wednesday...

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    NHRC chief for speedy disposal of cases instead of expansion of prisons

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on April 27, 2017

    National Human Rights Commission’s chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque on Wednesday expressed the need for speedy disposal of cases pending with courts instead of expansion of accommodation for the prisoners in jails across the country...

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    Youth entrepreneurs coming up despite lack of govt policy: Mirza Aziz

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on April 27, 2017

    Noted economist and former adviser of a caretaker government AB Mirza Azizul Islam on Wednesday said that despite ‘considerable lacking’ in government policy and supports...

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    UNDP to assist technological solutions to dev challenges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on April 27, 2017

    The government on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with United Nations Development Programme to ensure the application of information and communication technologies in all development efforts...

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    BUET teachers demand pension under 2015 pay scale

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on April 27, 2017

    The Teachers’ Association of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on Wednesday staged a sit-in on the campus demanding their pension benefits after retirement under the pay scale of 2015...

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    David Cameron in city

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:01am on April 27, 2017

    Former British prime minister David Cameron arrived in Dhaka Wednesday night on a one-day private tour.

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    Pro-AL yellow panel sweeps CUTA election

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 08:26pm on April 26, 2017

    The Awami League-backed Yellow Panel swept all the posts of the Chittagong University Teachers’ Association in its election on Wednesday. Chief election commissioner Mohammad Mohiuddin...

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    BNP not anti-Indian: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:27pm on April 26, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said they were not anti-Indian while pro-BNP intellectual Zafrullah Chowdhury asked for staying alert...

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    Hill people boycott market in Naniyarchar protesting Romel’s death

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:18pm on April 26, 2017

    Hill people in Naniyarchar of Rangamati on Wednesday went on daylong boycott of market protesting against the death of student leader Romel Chakma in custody...

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    Glaucoma, ophthalmology clinic launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on April 26, 2017

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University vice-chancellor Kamrul Hasan Khan inaugurated a glaucoma clinic and a paediatric ophthalmology clinic on the second floor of the university’s cabin block Tuesday morning, according to a press release...