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    EBL, BASIS launch co-branded Mastercard

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on May 23, 2017

    Eastern Bank Ltd and Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services jointly launched an exclusive Mastercard for BASIS members on Monday....

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    DU teachers scuffle with agitating students

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on May 23, 2017

    A group of Dhaka University teachers scuffled with agitating students who were chanting slogans demanding election to the Dhaka University Central Students Union outside Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban during election of teachers’ representatives to the senate on Monday...

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    Pro-AL Blue panel sweeps DU senate election

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on May 23, 2017

    Ruling Awami League-backed Blue panel swept the Dhaka University Senate election on Monday despite ‘division drama’ that caused tension among the panel teachers....

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    Hostile situation prevails across world, not only in Bangladesh: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on May 23, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said a ‘hostile’ atmosphere had been created all over the world not only in Bangladesh...

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    BNP writes to EC against use of EVM in next polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on May 23, 2017

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday officially explained its position to the Election Commission that the party did not want use of electronic voting machine in the next general elections...

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    8 doctors, officials get bail over death of DU student

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on May 23, 2017

    Eight doctors and executives of a private hospital were granted bail on Monday in connection with a case filed by Dhaka University following the death of a female student reportedly for giving her ‘wrong treatment’ at the hospital...

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    Hearing on death reference, appeals begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on May 23, 2017

    The High Court on Monday began hearing on the death reference on confirmation of death sentences handed down by the trial court to 26 persons for killing seven persons in Narayanganj in 2014...

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    Probe launched against Barisal school headmaster

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 01:01am on May 23, 2017

    Five female school teachers of a primary school in Barisal made allegation against their headmaster for harassment, leading the authorities to lunch a departmental investigation...

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    Muhith to increase budget allocation for disabled

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on May 23, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Monday said the government is likely to increase allocation for the disabled in the upcoming budget (2017-18) to ensure their normal living and equal rights in the society....

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    One person every second displaced by conflict, disaster in 2016: IDMC

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:50am on May 23, 2017

    More than 31 million people – one person every second – were uprooted in their home country in 2016 because of conflicts and disasters, and numbers will grow unless the underlying causes like climate change and political turmoil are tackled, an aid group said on Monday...