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    One killed, 50 injured in Sylhet pre-polls violence

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 12:21am on February 27, 2017

    A teenage boy was shot dead and 50 others were injured in a gunfight between the supporters of Awami League-backed chairman candidate and a rebel candidate at Banglabazar Hatanipara of Osmaninagar upazila in Sylhet on Sunday...

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    ACC charge sheet in FDC case spares Pijush Bandyopadhyay

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:19am on February 27, 2017

    The Anti Corruption Commission has approved a charge sheet against three people, including a joint secretary of the primary and mass education ministry, in a Tk 3.46 crore graft case...

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    Fedex picked to deliver MRPs to expatriates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on February 27, 2017

    The government signed a deal with US multinational courier FedEx Express on Saturday to deliver machine readable passports to Bangladeshi expatriates within a week...

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    DAP review committee for conservation of water bodies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on February 27, 2017

    The cabinet committee on review of the detailed area plan for the capital city Dhaka in its 10th meeting on Sunday underscored the need for conservation of the natural water bodies to save Bangladesh from being a desert...

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    Wall built by MP around AL leader’s house dismantled

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:15am on February 27, 2017

    The local administration on Sunday dismantled a boundary wall constructed by the local MP around the house of an Awami League leader blocking their movement in Paikgachha upazila, ending their one-year confinement...

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    Recognise March 25th as holocaust day: Shajahan Khan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on February 27, 2017

    Rights activists on Sunday urged the authorities to declare March 25 as the ‘National Holocaust Day.’..

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    Govt bans import

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:09am on February 27, 2017

    The government has banned the import of pseudoephedrine and its use for production of cold medicines. Officials told New Age that the import of pseudoephedrine had been banned as it was also being used for the production of Yaba...

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    Seven madrassah teachers held

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 12:11am on February 27, 2017

    Police detained seven madrassah teachers for making copies of Dakhil examination questions and preparing answers for sale at Bakerganj upazila town in Barisal district on Sunday...

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    RBM gets new committee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on February 27, 2017

    A 37-member committee of Reporters for Bangladeshi Migrants, the journalist association covering migration issues, was formed on Sunday with Firoj Manna of Janakantha as president and Masudul Haque of United News of Bangladesh as general secretary...

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    PDB wants 15pc hike

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:00am on February 27, 2017

    The state-run Power Development Board has submitted a proposal to the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission to raise the bulk price of electricity by 15 per cent, up to Tk 5.59 from Tk 4.87 per kilowatt-hour or unit, to achieve its break-even target...