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    Govt working to expand media: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:46am on January 01, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government has been working to expand the media both in the public and private sectors to ensure the free flow of information...

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    Tanners miss deadline as usual

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:41am on January 01, 2017

    Tanners at Hazaribagh on Saturday once again missed their latest deadline for relocating their businesses to the new site at Savar, on the outskirts of the capital...

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    New Year welcomed amid tight security

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on January 01, 2017

    New Year 2017 was ushered in through celebrations on Saturday night amid tight security as police and Rapid Action Battalion put restrictions in Dhaka and other metropolitan cities in a bid to ward off any untoward incident...

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    Slump in remittance major challenge in 2017

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:32am on January 01, 2017

    Sharp decline in remittance inflow poses a ‘major challenge’ for the country’s economy in the New Year amid chronic slow private investment, growing bad loans and capital flights...

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    AL MP shot dead

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:40pm on January 01, 2017

    Ruling Awami League lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton was shot dead by unknown assailants at his village home at Sundarganj upazila in Gainbandha Saturday evening...

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    Quader asks AL members to prepare for next polls, face religious extremism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on December 31, 2016

      Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday called on the Dhaka City leaders and activists to start party’s preparations for the next general...

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    Woman killed as AL leader escapes gunshots in Khulna

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50pm on January 01, 2017

    A 50-year-old woman was killed as unidentified assailants opened fire targeting a Khulna city leader of ruling Awami League, in front of Shitalabari temple of Dolkhola in Khulna city, Saturday morning...

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    Govt would again be exposed if Jan 5 rally obstructed: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:40pm on December 31, 2016

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday said that the ruling Awmi League would never be 'accountable' to people so it was frequently saying that next general election be held under the party's government...

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    Four killed in road accidents in two districts

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:35pm on December 31, 2016

    Four people were killed and 12 others injured in separate road accidents in Bagerhat and Dinajpur on Saturday morning...

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    PM slams those who criticise standard of education

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:05am on December 31, 2016

    Taking a swipe at those who have been questioning the standards of education, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday asked the critics to fix the standards first...