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    4 killed, 15 injured in Gazipur road crash

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 01:26am on December 19, 2016

    At least four people were killed and 15 others were injured in an accident on Dhaka bypass road at Ulukhola point of Kaliganj upazila in Gazipur on Sunday morning...

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    Remittances continue to bolster economy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on December 19, 2016

    The migrant workers continued sending hard earned remittances of over US$ 15 billion every year to the country making the economy stronger although there was no investment in any sector, experts said on Sunday...

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    Govt should maintain balanced, inclusive foreign relations: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on December 19, 2016

    Experts said at a discussion in Dhaka on Sunday that the government should maintain balanced and inclusive foreign relations for smooth development and increased trade...

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    Islami Andolan’s long march foiled

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on December 19, 2016

    Police on Sunday foiled Islami Andolan Bangladesh’s planned long march towards Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar to protest against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar army...

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    71-storey iconic twin-tower to be built at Purbachal

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:16am on December 19, 2016

    Housing and public works minister engineer Mosharraf Hossen on Sunday said a 71-storey twin tower will be constructed at Purbachal as a symbol of independence...

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    DU BCL leader receives bullet in city

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on December 19, 2016

    A vice-president of Dhaka University unit of the ruling Awami League’s student associate body, Bangladesh Chhatra League, was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital early Sunday after he received a bullet in the groin...

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    DIU to develop 500 new entrepreneurs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on December 19, 2016

    Entrepreneurship department of Daffodil International University is going to develop 500 new entrepreneurs (30 per cent women entrepreneurship) in the country within next 5 years under the project titled ‘Are You the Next Startup?’...

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    New law enticing, child marriage may go up: NHRC chair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on December 19, 2016

    The National Human Rights Commission chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque said on Sunday that the recently enacted Child Marriage Prevention Act 2016 was a step backward, as the law would rather raise the events of child marriages...

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    40 factories in Ashulia shut as workers demonstrate for pay hikes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on December 19, 2016

    At least 40 apparel factories on Sunday morning were closed along Ashulia industrial belt, on the outskirt of Dhaka city, as the workers demonstrated for pay hikes....

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    Election questions leave US distrustful, like other nations

    Associated Press . Washington | Updated at 12:58am on December 19, 2016

    Americans’ enduring confidence that their elections are unimpeachably fair is teetering. Welcome to what much of the world calls reality, especially Russia’s neighbours....