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    Road accidents kill 7 in 3 dists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on February 20, 2019

    At least seven people were killed and 19 injured in road accidents in Lalmonirhat, Jhenaidah and Natore on Tuesday and Wednesday....

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    RAB, NTMC chiefs contradict home minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on February 20, 2019

    The Rapid Action Battalion director general and the National Telecommunication Monitoring Centre director on Wednesday contradicted the home minister over leaked telephone conversations of politicians.After...

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    Dhaka’s air quality ‘5th worst’ on Wednesday 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:37pm on February 20, 2019

    Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked fifth on Wednesday in the AirVisual Index of the world’s cities with the worst air quality.In the real-time air quality ranking,...

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    Only eleven books on language movement so far hit stalls

    Arifur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    The number of titles on the language movement in Ekushey Book Fair is insignificant when the fair is organised to recall the movement and those who laid down their lives to establish Bangla as the state language on this day in 1952....

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    Books for Marma, Tripura pre-pry students finally reach Rangamati

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    Pre-primary level free textbooks for Marma and Tripura students in Rangamati finally reached the district primary education office on Wednesday after 51 days into 2019....

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    Foreign investors’ role crucial: Austrian FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on February 20, 2019

    Austrian foreign minister Karin Kneissl said in Dhaka on Wednesday that the foreign countries and international organizations which have investments in Myanmar must play an...

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    UK minister lauds her country’s partnership with icddr,b

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    Secretary of state for International Development and Minister for Women and Equalities of the United Kingdom Penny Mordaunt on Tuesday appreciated her country’s decade long partnership with icddr,b in saving lives....

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    Opposition camps talk over single panel

    Arifur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    Opposition student bodies and platforms, in disagreement with the ruling Awami League-backed Chhatra League, were holding talks over forming a single panel for the upcoming Dhaka University Center Students Union scheduled for March 11....

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    Still a lot to be done

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:23pm on February 20, 2019

    The use of Bangla in all spheres of life is still limited to some empty rhetoric as two Supreme Court directives and Bengali Language Introduction...

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    Two-day literary convention to begin at RU on Saturday

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on February 20, 2019

    A two-day literary convention titled Nirikh Second International Literary Convention will begin on Rajshahi University campus on Saturday....