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    CMP launches investigation

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:54am on July 07, 2017

    A three-member committee of the Chittagong metropolitan police, formed to investigate early Tuesday ‘indiscipline’ of a police inspector at a city hotel, started its work on Thursday...

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    BNP activists likely behind Farhad Mazhar’s abduction: Hasan Mahmud

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on July 07, 2017

    The publication and publicity secretary of the ruling Awami League, Hasan Mahmud, on Thursday said that the activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party were likely behind the abduction of poet and human rights activist Farhad Mazhar...

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    Diplomats unlikely to get house-help from home anymore

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on July 07, 2017

    The foreign ministry is unlikely to allow Bangladesh diplomats and other staff to take house-help from home anymore during their posting abroad...

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    SinoHydro joins ITD to implement Dhaka Elevated Expressway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on July 07, 2017

    The road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said the SinoHydro Corporation had joined the Italian Thai Development Public Company Limited in implementing the Dhaka Elevated Expressway project...

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    UNHCR chief appeals for inclusive, sustainable solutions

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on July 07, 2017

    UN high commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi appealed to the authorities for inclusive and sustainable solutions to protracted displacement and statelessness of Muslim minorities in Rakhine state of Myanmar...

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    Court record bus ticket seller’s statement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on July 07, 2017

    A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate in Dhaka on Thursday recorded the statement of an executive of Hanif Paribahan in Khulna who reportedly issued to poet, writer and researcher Farhad Mazhar a ticket for a Dhaka-bound bus on Monday...

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    ACC approves charge sheet against 2 lawyers, 7 DC office staff

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on July 07, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday approved a charge sheet against six surveyors and a kanungo of deputy commissioner’s office in Dhaka and two lawyers on charge of embezzling public fund....

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    Banks asked to submit statements

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18am on July 07, 2017

    A court in Dhaka on Thursday asked seven banks to submit statements and ledger books of the Zia Charitable Trust’s accounts to it in a graft case filed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia...

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    Three envoys present credentials to president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:14am on July 07, 2017

    Ambassador-designate of Armenia and high commissioners-designate of Mauritius and South Africa to Bangladesh separately presented their credentials to president M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in the afternoon...

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    Flood, landslides kill 7 in Cox’s Bazar, Bandarban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on July 07, 2017

    Flood and landslides amid incessant monsoon rains killed at least seven people in Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban Wednesday night and Thursday...