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    PM performs umrah

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:25am on May 23, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, now on a four-day official visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, performed umrah in Makkah on Monday night...

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    Dhaka south city mayor warns action

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on May 23, 2017

    Dhaka south city mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon on Monday warned that punitive action would be taken against wholesalers and retailers found selling fruits treated with formalin and other harmful chemicals from the 1st day of Ramadan...

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    Traffic Week procession triggers traffic jam in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:28am on May 23, 2017

    Severe traffic congestions, caused by a procession brought out by Chittagong Metropolitan Police on the occasion of Traffic Week, disrupted normal life in a portion of Chittagong city on Monday morning for several hours....

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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...