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    Bangladeshi killed in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on August 21, 2017

    A Bangladeshi man was killed in a clash at Jalan Imbi area in Malaysia on Sunday. The detailed identity of the deceased Bangladeshi national could not be known immediately...

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    Former BRU VC, 4 others released on bail

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:58am on August 21, 2017

    FORMER vice-chancellor of Begum Rokeya University Abdul Zalil Miah and four other officers implicated in a corruption case were released on bail on Sunday...

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    RMG owners asked to clear dues, bonus before Aug 28

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on August 21, 2017

    The government on Sunday asked the export-oriented apparel factory owners to pay festival allowances and dues to their workers before August 28 to avoid any ‘untoward situations’ in the industrial belts mainly located in Dhaka and Chittagong during Eid-ul-Azha...

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    Attacks aimed at diverting attention from floods: Imran

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on August 21, 2017

    Ganajagaran Mancha faction spokesperson Imran H Sarkar on Sunday alleged that repeated attacks on him and activists of his platform were aimed at diverting people’s attention from the sufferings of flood victims...

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    Research on ICT job market initiated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on August 21, 2017

    Speakers on Sunday said that the current information technology curriculum at the university level was lacking in its design to fulfill the requirements of the ICT job market...

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    Protests of lawyers toeing AL, BNP lines continue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on August 21, 2017

    Lawyers toeing the political line of ruling Awami League held protests across the country for 4th day on Sunday demanding what they called the ‘irrelevant and unnecessary’ observations made by the Appellate Division in its 16th amendment be expunged...

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    1,000 pilgrims get visa, but can’t fly if deadline not extended

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:37am on August 21, 2017

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Sunday sought extension of the deadline set by the Saudi civil aviation authorities for pre-hajj flights, otherwise it feared it would fail to carry over one thousand passengers by August 26...

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    CJ’s meeting with Quader tarnished image of judiciary: left leaning lawyers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on August 21, 2017

    Left leaning lawyers on Sunday described the recent meeting between Chief Justice SK Sinha and ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader regarding Appellate Division’s 16th Amendment verdict as ‘unprecedented incident’...

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    BNP urges SC to summon former CJ Khairul to court

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on August 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday urged the Supreme Court appellate division to summon former chief justice ABM Khairul Haque to court by issuing a suo moto rule on contempt of court charge...

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    Govt relief eludes many Sunamganj flood victims

    Zaman Monir . Sunamganj | Updated at 12:35am on August 21, 2017

    The lion’s share of the government supports, including vulnerable group feeding, fair price sale and open market sale of rice, for the ultra-poor and farmers affected by the flash flood this year in Sunamganj is allegedly being grabbed by the influential and the well-off...