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    Euro MPs press EU to impose visas on US citizens

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:47am on March 05, 2017

    The European Parliament called on the EU executive on Thursday to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe this summer, stepping up pressure to resolve a long-running transatlantic dispute on the issue...

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    Protests flare as BCL men loot shop in Rangpur city

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:44am on March 05, 2017

    Several hundred local people took to the streets after Bangladesh Chhatra League activists of Begum Rokeya University unit on Saturday ransacked a fast food shop and looted valuables in Rangpur city after failing to extort money...

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    British citizen held for alleged attack on airport security

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:41am on March 05, 2017

    A Bangladeshi-origin-British citizen was arrested, prosecuted and sent to jail in Dhaka on Saturday on charge of attempt to murder for allegedly attacking an aviation security guard at Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport on Friday...

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    Security forces still enjoy impunity for abuses: US

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on March 05, 2017

    The US state department on Friday said that widespread impunity for security force abuses continued in Bangladesh as the government took limited measures to investigate and prosecute cases of abuse and killing by security forces...

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    Foreign missions keep eye on developments

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:28am on March 05, 2017

    Several foreign missions in Dhaka are observing political developments, activities of the newly formed Election Commission and holding of the elections at different levels keeping the next general elections in their consideration...

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    PM flays Muhith for praising Yunus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on March 05, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday censured finance minister AMA Muhith presumably for praising the contribution of Nobel laureate and former Grameen Bank managing director Muhammad Yunus to the country’s poverty reduction through micro-credit...

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    DUCSU polls a must: Hamid

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on March 05, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid said on Saturday that election to the Dhaka University Central Students Union was a must to pave the way for creation of new leadership and to strengthen the democracy...

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    Constable suspended for taking selfie with minister

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 08:04pm on March 04, 2017

    A constable of Barisal Metropolitan Police on Saturday was suspended as he took selfie on his mobile phone with the minister for industries, Amir Hossain Amu, acting on-duty...

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    Taqi killing made us all guilty: Serajul Islam Chowdhury

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:21pm on March 04, 2017

    Commemorating Tanwir Muhammad Taqi on the fourth anniversary of his gruesome murder, Dhaka University professor emeritus Serajul Islam Chowdhury said the murder of Taqi...

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    Mahila Awami League forms new committee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:30pm on March 04, 2017

    The Bangladesh Mahila Awami League, the associated organisation of the Awami League, formed new central committee with Safia Khatun as president and Mahmuda Begum...