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    Govt backtracks on surveillance over journalists travelling abroad

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on May 21, 2017

    The government on Friday withdrew instructions given to Bangladesh embassies to monitor activities of journalists travelling abroad...

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    Chandrika Kumaratunga due in Dhaka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on May 21, 2017

    Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga would is scheduled for today to arrive in Dhaka on a four-day tour, officials said...

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    2 cops suspended over death of govt employee in police custody

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:55am on May 21, 2017

    Two police personnel on Saturday were suspended in connection with the alleged incident of ‘committing suicide’ by a government employee in police custody on early Friday in Sylhet....

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    Unregistered vessels put public safety at risk

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:45am on May 21, 2017

    A huge number of vessels remain without registration, posing threat to public safety on the country’s inland waterways....

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    MPs blamed for creating distance with grassroots

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:33am on May 21, 2017

    Ruling Awami League’s district committee leaders on Saturday complained that the party MPs distanced themselves from dedicated workers at the grassroots...

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    Poor planning turns Dhaka least liveable

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:30am on May 21, 2017

    More than eight lakh people live only in 13 square kilometres at ward-2 (Goran) in Dhaka south city but there is no government high school, college or healthcare facilities for them....

  • Raid on Khaleda’s office done based on intel info: Quader

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2017

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said that law enforcers raided the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office based on intelligence information...

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    Prof Anwar now JSTC VC

    Our Correspondent . Jessore | Updated at 12:16am on May 21, 2017

    Professor Dr Anwar Hossain has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of Jessore Science and Technology University for the next four years...

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    PM to attend Riyadh counter-terrorism summit today

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to attend a summit in Riyadh on countering terrorism and containing extremism today...

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    Police, RAB cordon off Narsingdi ‘extremist den’ 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:17pm on May 20, 2017

    Members of law enforcement agencies cordoned off a house at Gabtali Narsingdi Sadar upazila on Saturday suspecting presence of extremists there. A team of the...