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    Baul centre set on fire, police launch investigation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06am on October 14, 2016

    The police launched investigation into a case for setting a baul centre on fire in Faridpur early Wednesday...

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    BJMC demands its land sales proceeds worth Tk 560cr

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:48am on October 14, 2016

    Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation has demanded immediate release of Tk 560 crore, the last tranche of sales proceeds of 10 bighas of land the corporation had owned at Gulshan...

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    Khadiza partly paralysed: doctors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on October 14, 2016

    Physicians at Square hospital in Dhaka said on Thursday that the left side of Khadiza Akhter Nargis, who was hacked by a Bangladesh Chhatra League...

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    RAJUK takes ‘indefinite time’

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:36am on October 14, 2016

    The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha is taking ‘indefinite period’ for the implementation of its housing and apartment projects causing frustration among the plot owners and apartment buyers...

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    Sonali Bank UK fined £3.3m

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on October 14, 2016

    The UK Financial Conduct Authority on Wednesday fined the UK operations of Sonali Bank £3.3m and banned it from accepting deposits from any new customers for 24 weeks on charge of failure to put anti-money laundering controls in place...

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    Myanmar security forces kill 26

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:28am on October 14, 2016

    Myanmar’s security forces have now killed at least 26 people in response to attacks on police that have sparked a dramatic escalation in violence in a Muslim-majority region along its border with Bangladesh, according to reports in state media...

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    Three killed in elephant attack in Sherpur

    United News of Bangladesh . Sherpur | Updated at 12:23am on October 14, 2016

    Three people were killed in an attack by wild elephants at Panbar village of Jhenaigati upazila in Sherpur Thursday night...

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    Chinese president Xi due Friday

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:11am on October 14, 2016

    The Chinese president, Xi Jinping, will be in Dhaka today on a ‘milestone’ state visit in a bid to forge a strategic partnership with more engagement at the highest political levels between the two countries...

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    Xi’s visit not to affect Dhaka’s ties with others: FM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:54pm on October 13, 2016

    Bangladesh on Thursday categorically said Chinese president Xi Jinping’s Dhaka visit will not have any negative impact on Bangladesh’s relations with other countries, including India...

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    ACC announces guideline on how to submit graft allegations

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:51pm on October 13, 2016

    The Anti Corruption Commission has announced a guideline for plaintiffs asking them to submit their graft allegations to the commission which are under its jurisdiction...