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    NGOs can help curb extremism

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10am on March 20, 2017

    NGOs in Bangladesh can play a significant role in curbing the rising threat of extremism as well as contributing to the socioeconomic development, said speakers at a discussion in Dhaka on Sunday...

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    RK Mission celebrations begin

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:09am on March 20, 2017

    An eight-day festival marking the 100th anniversary of Dhaka Ramkrishna Math and Mission began in the capital on Sunday amid religious fervour and enthusiasm...

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    4 BCL activists land in jail for assaulting college principal

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 01:08am on March 20, 2017

    A Barisal court on Sunday sent four activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student associate body of Awami League, to jail for demanding toll, assaulting a college principal and ransacking his office...

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    2 Ctg extremists identified by families, say police

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:07am on March 20, 2017

    Family members on Sunday identified two of the four suspected extremists, who were killed Thursday in a police raid at Chhayaneer building at Premtala under Sitakunda upazila in Chittagong...

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    Health Ministry split into 2 divisions

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on March 20, 2017

    The government has now split the Health and Family Welfare Ministry into two divisions. The new divisions under the ministry are — Health Services Division, and Medical Education and Family Welfare Division...

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    Shamim gets extension as minister (press)

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on March 20, 2017

    Journalist Shamim Ahmed’s tenure of contractual appointment as minister (press) of the Bangladesh embassy in Washington DC in the United States has been extended by two years...

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    SC stays HC order asking tanners to pay fine

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    The Supreme Court on Sunday stayed until March 23 a High Court order that directed 154 Hazaribagh tannery owners to pay Tk 30.65 crore fine for not relocating their factories to the Tannery Estate in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, within the given time...

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    Govt using indemnity to hide irregularities: Anu 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on March 20, 2017

    Member secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas Mineral Resources and Power, Port on Saturday alleged that the government has been trying to keep corruptions and irregularities regarding gas block deal outside public knowledge through using indemnity law...

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    Govt drums up extremism issue to perpetuate power: BNP

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:04am on March 20, 2017

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday alleged that the government is bringing the extremism issue in the forefront for implementing its anti-state hidden agenda to cling to power...

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    Muhith rules out issuance of bond against BASIC Bank

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on March 20, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said recapitalisation to ‘problematic’ BASIC Bank would not be possible by issuing proposed bond. He, however, said capital shortfall of the scam-hit bank was needed to be solved...