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    7 DU students make statement before court

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on November 25, 2017

    Seven Dhaka University first year students who were arrested on charge of committing admission test fraud to secure their enrolment last year gave judicial statements on Thursday night before a Dhaka court...

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    Govt to celebrate UNESCO recognition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on November 25, 2017

    The government has decided to celebrate the UNESCO recognition of the historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Saturday by taking off colourful processions and holding rallies in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country...

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    Labour leaders demand compensation for victims, punishment for factory owner

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on November 25, 2017

    Labour leaders and families of the victims of Tazreen Fashions fire on Friday demanded adequate compensation for the victims and exemplary punishment for the factory owner, Delwar Hossain, and other persons responsible for the deadly fire on November 24, 2012...

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    Istanbul Declaration stresses Rohigyas’ safe, dignified return

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:35am on November 25, 2017

    Safe, dignified and sustainable return of all Rohigya displaced people to their original place of residence was stressed at Istanbul Declaration adopted by 10th plenary session of Asian Parliamentary Assembly....

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    Teachers to observe two-day work abstention next week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on November 25, 2017

    Leaders of BCS General Education Association on Friday announced to go for work abstention for two days on November 26 and 27, protesting against government move on inclusion of newly nationalised college teachers in education cadre services...

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    Bangladeshi workers sent to hunger-stricken Somalia with BMET clearance

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:11am on November 25, 2017

    Bangladeshi workers were being sent to Somalia, an African country beset with hunger and poverty, with immigration clearance from the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training....

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    Suspected robber killed in Khilgaon ‘gunfight’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10am on November 25, 2017

    An alleged robber was killed in a gunfight with police in Dhaka’s Khilgaon area early Friday. The deceased was identified as Md Billal Hossain alias Selim, 45, confirmed the police and said he was wanted in at least 10 cases filed with different police stations....

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    Lack of dumping stations forces DMP, BRTA to let go

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:05am on November 25, 2017

    Lack of a permanent dumping ground in Dhaka is forcing the authorities to let go vehicles without fitness and other valid documents, allowing them to run freely on roads in the capital....

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    People see bad days ahead

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:25am on November 25, 2017

    People reeling from the rising cost of living is set to suffer a further blow as the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission raised power prices by 5.30 per cent on an average after increasing gas prices by about 22 per cent this year....

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    Govt plans eco-friendly stove for Rohingyas

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:05am on November 25, 2017

    The government is planning to distribute eco-friendly stove, widely known as Bandhu Chula, among Rohingyas, who have taken shelter in Cox’s Bazar fleeing ethnic cleansing in Rakhine State, aiming to minimise the environmental hazard caused by them....