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    Pursue political, economic diplomacy together

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:12am on July 22, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked Bangladeshi envoys in Europe to pursue political and economic diplomacy together in the interest of the country’s economic...

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    Government mulls retender to scrap BGMEA building

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:02am on July 22, 2019

    The government is considering floating a retender for demolishing the illegal 15-storey building of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Hatirjheel in the...

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    Government fears flood to linger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    Chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on disaster management and relief AB Tajul Islam on Sunday said that the government feared that the flood would linger as there was...

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    Floods affect 13pc Aus paddy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    Over 13 per cent of the country’s standing Aus paddy has already been affected by the ongoing floods that inundated at least 23 districts in the northern and middle regions of Bangladesh posing...

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    14 survive lynching attempts, one succumbs to injuries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    Fourteen people survived lynching attempts by mobs in five districts – Tangail, Natore, Bogura, Naogaon and Cumilla –  while another victim of such mass beating died at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital on...

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    14 members of ‘teen-gang’ held in city

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:08pm on July 21, 2019

    Rapid Action Battalion members arrested 14 members of a teen-gang named 'First Hitter Boss' or ‘FHB’ at Uttara in the city on Saturday night. The...

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    DIG Mizan shown arrested in bribery case

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 08:14pm on July 21, 2019

    A Dhaka Court on Sunday asked police to show suspended deputy inspector general of police Mizanur Rahamn arrested in a case filed in connection with bribing Tk 40 lakh to suspended...

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    Widow Minni denied bail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:22pm on July 21, 2019

    A Barguna court on Sunday rejected the bail petition of Aysha Siddika Minni, widow of Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death in broad daylight in Barguna town on June 26, in the case of...

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    43 convicts file petition challenging lower court verdict

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:38pm on July 21, 2019

    Forty three convicts, including eight death-row convicts, filed a petition with the High Court on Sunday challenging the lower court verdict against them in a case filed for attacking a train carrying then...

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    Two sedition cases against Preo Bala in Dhaka dismissed

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:08pm on July 21, 2019

    Two sedition cases filed in Dhaka against Preo Bala Biswas, also known as Priya Saha, who raised allegations of minority torture in Bangladesh during a...

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