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    Hilsa to get registration as GI product after Jamdani

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06pm on November 13, 2016

    Hilsa, the national fish of Bangladesh, is getting registration as a geographical indication product, said the ministry of...

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    Dhaka airport knife attacker on five-day remand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51am on November 13, 2016

    A Dhaka court on Sunday granted five days remand for knife attacker Shihab, who killed a Bangladesh Ansar member and injured four others at a checkpoint at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on...

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    Injured crime suspect dies in custody in Jessore

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:39am on November 13, 2016

    A crime suspect, who sustained injuries after a group of miscreants tortured him at MM College on November 6, died at Jessore Medical College Hospital in police custody early Sunday...

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    Auto-rickshaw driver shot dead in Noakhali

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15am on November 13, 2016

    An auto-rickshaw driver was shot to death on Noakhali-Lakshmipur road at Begumganj in Noakhali early Sunday. The victim was identified as...

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    Fire breaks out at residential area in Chittagong

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:10am on November 13, 2016

    A fire broke out at Hajji Colony in Ghatforhadbeg area of Chittagong city on Sunday morning...

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    Five cops, two others killed in Bogra accident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:45am on November 13, 2016

    Two trucks, one of those carrying police personnel, collided head-on on Dhaka-Bogra Highway at Sherpur in Bogra early Sunday leaving at least seven people including...

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    Collective efforts stressed for preservation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on November 13, 2016

    Ministers, archaeologists and activists on Saturday expressed their concern that the largest archaeological site in Bangladesh, Bhitargarh Walled City, was decaying for lack of coordinated preservation efforts and resource constraints...

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    Writers Hasan Azizul Haque, Shakrito Noman awarded

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on November 13, 2016

    Prominent writer Hasan Azizul Haque and young writer Shakrito Noman were awarded by fortnightly magazine Anyadin and Exim Bank Limited on Saturday on the 68th birthday of celebrated litterateur Humayun Ahmed...

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    Recruiting agencies get Saudi money to send housemaids free of cost

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:46am on November 13, 2016

    Although Saudi employers were paying local recruiting agencies minimum US$ 1,000 (Tk 80,000) as recruitment cost for one housemaid, the housemaids on an average were paying Tk 30,000 each for recruitment in the Arab country...

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    Permission for BNP rally remains elusive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on November 13, 2016

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party is yet to obtain permission to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital today to mark November 7 as ‘National Revolution and Solidarity Day’. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi told New Age on Saturday afternoon...