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    Protests rage over gas price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on February 25, 2017

    Left Parties on Friday termed the fresh gas price hikes ‘unjustified’ and jointly called a half-day general strike for February 28 in Dhaka, demanding withdrawal of the decision, considering sufferings of general people...

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    JL man killed in ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on February 25, 2017

    A Juba League activist was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between police and ‘miscreants’ in Khulna early Friday, about 12 hours after his family claimed that police picked him up from a court premises...

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    Dhaka expects breakthrough

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:03am on February 25, 2017

    The government is expecting a breakthrough in the construction of Ganges Barrage in the Bangladesh side of the cross-border Padma River during prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to New Delhi scheduled for April...

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    Three killed in Chapainawabganj road accident   

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:57pm on February 24, 2017

    At least three people were killed and 15 others injured as a picnic bus plunged into a roadside...

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    Suranjit’s wife collects AL nomination paper for by-polls

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:32pm on February 24, 2017

    Joya Sengupta, widow of late Awami League lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta, on Friday collected Awami League's nomination paper to vie in the by-election to Sunamganj-2...

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    Detained garment leaders to be freed soon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:24pm on February 24, 2017

    The majority of the 35 Bangladeshi garment workers, who were arrested since December last year, have been released and the remaining should be freed shortly...

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    Left parties call half-day strike for Feb 28  

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:15pm on February 24, 2017

    Bangladesher Communist Party, Bangladesher Somajtantrik Dal and Ganatantrik Bam Morcha on Friday called a half-day strike...

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    Hefazat protests against Greek statue in SC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:42pm on February 24, 2017

    Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh on Friday staged a protest in Dhaka and Chittagong, demanding the removal of a statue of Greek goddess from...

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    Khadiza returns home

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:36pm on February 24, 2017

    College student Khadiza Akter, who was undergoing treatment at Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed at Savar after being stabbed by a Bangladesh Chhatra League leader, returned home on Friday morning...

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    BDR Mutiny: BNP urges govt to declare Feb 25 as national mourning day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:24pm on February 24, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday urged the government to announce February 25 as national mourning day marking the BDR Mutiny in February 2009 that left 57 army officers killed...