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    EC plans 15 polling centres for each dist

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 01:12am on October 22, 2016

    The draft rules prepared by the Election Commission for the first district council elections proposed opening 15 polling centres in each district...

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    Children’s education bears brunt

    Tapos Kanti Das, back from Bhabadah, Jessore | Updated at 01:11am on October 22, 2016

    Water stagnation for over two months has dealt a heavy blow to children’s education in Bhabadah areas of Jessore, with many still avoiding classes as they have to tread muddy and submerged stretches of roads to reach their educational institutions...

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    Tigers, England share honours

    Atif Azam . Chittagong | Updated at 01:03am on October 22, 2016

    The first Test between Bangladesh and England remained nicely poised as both the teams left the field content with their respective positions after end of second day’s play in Chittagong on Friday...

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    CTG port / Man in container raises eyebrows of port users

    Nazim Uddin . Chittagong | Updated at 01:02am on October 22, 2016

    Port users raised question over security of Chittagong port, the premier sea port of the country, after finding an alleged Bangladeshi man in a container in an Indian port...

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    WCIA lunches pry probe against new Jamaat chief

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 01:00am on October 22, 2016

    The War Crimes Investigation Agency has said they have already launched a primary investigation into the war crime allegations against Maqbul Ahmed, days after he was elected the new chief of Jamaat-e-Islami...

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    54 foreign leaders likely to join AL conference

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on October 22, 2016

    Fifty-Four leaders of 22 political parties from different countries are expected to join the 20th conference of the ruling Awami League to begin today at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital today...

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    City people left worrying

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on October 22, 2016

    The Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s restriction on traffic on the several important roads on the occasion of the ruling Awami League’s 20th national council sessions has left city people worrying about the sufferings they seem fated to undergo on city roads during the two-day programme...

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    Killed JMB faction chief masterminded extremist attacks: RAB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on October 22, 2016

    The Rapid Action Battalion on Friday claimed that an extremism suspect killed in an anti-extremist operation at Savar on October 8 was the chief of a faction of Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh...

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    AL faces ups and downs in 67 years

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:43am on October 22, 2016

    Founded at Rose Garden in Dhaka in 1949, the Bangladesh Awami League is set to begin its 20th national conference at Suhrawady Udyan today after travelling a long path of struggle for the liberation of the country and fighting along with others to restore democracy...

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    20th conference of AL begins today

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:34am on October 22, 2016

    The ruling Awami League is all set to begin today its 20th national conference and council session that would expand the central working committee and presidium amending the party constitution and elect new leadership for the next three years...