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    US Dhaka mission shares Bangabandhu video on Facebook page

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on August 16, 2018

    US embassy in Dhaka has shared a video on the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on its verified Facebook page marking the National Mourning Day on Wednesday....

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    Tidal surge likely to inundate coastal districts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on August 16, 2018

    The low-lying areas of the coastal districts and offshore islands and Chars are likely to be inundated by surge height of 2-3 feet above normal astronomical tide under the influence of a monsoon depression....

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    Two CMP cops suspended over escape of accused

    United News of Bangladesh . Chittagong | Updated at 12:51am on August 16, 2018

    Two policemen of Chittagong Metropolitan Police were suspended on Thursday over the escape of an accused from their custody. Sub-inspector Fakhrul Islam of Akbar Shah police station and constable Khokon of Chittagong court prosecution were suspended on charges of negligence of duty, said CMP commissioner Mahbubur Rahman....

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    2 house painters fall to their deaths from city building

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on August 16, 2018

    Two house painters were brought dead to Dhaka Medical College Hospital Wednesday evening about one and a half hours after they fell off while painting the fifth floor wall of an under-construction building in the city’s Dakkhinkhan area....

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    Man arrested over assault on police

    Staff Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:40am on August 16, 2018

    Police on Tuesday night arrested a man accused of assaulting law enforcement officials two days earlier in New Market area of Chittagong city. ...

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    Belongings and belonging: The precious objects gathered by fleeing Rohingya

    Agence France-Presse . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:38am on August 16, 2018

    The Rohingya had no time to consider what to take as Myanmar forces drove the Muslim minority into Bangladesh in a crackdown a year ago likened by the UN to ethnic cleansing....

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    Family denied permission to meet Khaleda on birthday, says BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:00am on August 16, 2018

    Family members of Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s imprisoned chairperson Khaleda Zia were denied permission to meet her at the jail to wish her on birthday on Wednesday...

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    Transport operators postpone driver, vehicle checks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 16, 2018

    Transport operators on Wednesday decided to postpone document checking for vehicles and drivers in the capital from today ‘considering sufferings of commuters due to shortage of public transports on roads’. ...

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    Reckless driving kills 8 more lives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on August 15, 2018

    At least eight people were killed in separate road accidents in Rajshahi, Kishoreganj, Brahmanbaria and Chuadanga districts on Wednesday, a day after end of the countrywide traffic campaign as anarchy continued in road transport sector...

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    National Mourning Day observed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on August 15, 2018

    Homage was paid to the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman recalling his struggle for the independence of Bangladesh as the National Mourning Day was observed across the country on Wednesday marking the 43rd anniversary of his assassination...