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    24 parties fail to report on having 33pc women in leadership

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:31pm on July 29, 2017

      Twenty-four political parties, out of 40 registered ones, including Bangladesh Nationalist Party, have failed to respond to the Election Commission's letter asking them to...

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    Chargesheet in Gulshan attack to follow Rashed’s grilling

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:58pm on July 29, 2017

      The chargesheet in the Gulshan café attack case will be submitted after the interrogation of extremist Rashed alias Rash, said Monirul Islam, the chief...

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    Dairy farmers against beef import

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:57pm on July 29, 2017

    Leaders of Bangladesh Dairy Farmers' Association on Saturday urged the government not to implement any decision over beef import to protect local dairy farmers. ‘Thousands...

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    DU senate picks 3-member VC panel amid protests

    Arifur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on July 30, 2017

    A special session of Dhaka University senate on Saturday nominated a three-member panel for the chancellor to appoint one of them as the university’s next vice-chancellor amid protest from students and boycott by BNP-Jamaat-backed white panel of teachers...

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    Judiciary should be free from political interference: CJ

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 30, 2017

    Chief justice SK Sinha said on Saturday that the judiciary should always be free from political interference....

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    DU students rally before senate session seeking DUCSU polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:04pm on July 29, 2017

    A group of Dhaka University students went out on demonstrations near the venue of the university’s senate session demanding immediate election to the university’s central...

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    Trump’s aide Curtis postpones Dhaka visit

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:48pm on July 29, 2017

    The planned Dhaka visit of US president Donald Trump's deputy assistant Lisa Curtis has been postponed at the last moment. The US side cited ‘bad...

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    ‘Robber’ killed in Keraniganj ‘gunfight’

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:04pm on July 29, 2017

    A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with law enforcers in Jhilmil project area of Keraniganj upazila, on the outskirts of Dhaka, early Saturday...

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    Safe water supply to all div cities by 2021: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:50pm on July 29, 2017

    Putting emphasis on the use of surface water, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said works are going on to ensure safe water supply from surface water sources to all divisional cities by 2021...

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    Jasad leader killed in Old Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:08pm on July 29, 2017

    A local leader of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal was shot to death by unidentified miscreants in Baghanbari Swarighat area adjacent to Islambagh in Old Dhaka on Friday night...