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    JS committee worried

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:55am on October 20, 2016

    A parliamentary standing committee on Wednesday expressed concern over the state of creative method of teaching in high schools across the country...

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    BRTA moves to scrap registration of unfit vehicles this month

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:49am on October 20, 2016

    The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority is going to cancel within this month the registration of the motor vehicles which did not have their fitness certificates renewed in the past 10 years or more...

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    ALWC approves amendments to party constitution, manifesto

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on October 20, 2016

    The Ruling Awami League central working committee on Wednesday unanimously cleared the proposed amendments to the party constitution and manifesto

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    REB plans 100pc connections by 2018

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:46am on October 20, 2016

    Rural Electrification Board has taken an ambitious plan to bring 100 per cent areas of its 460 upazilas under power supply in the next two years although its consumers suffer frequent power cuts and low voltage, mainly due to inadequate distribution capacities...

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    Tigers eye emulating ODI success in Tests

    Atif Azam . Chittagong | Updated at 12:42am on October 20, 2016

    Bangladesh will be looking forward to replicate their recent one-day internationals’ form leaving behind their long-gap from Test cricket when they take on England in the opening Test match at Chittagong today...

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    Govt takes U-turn on shutting over unauthorised establishments at diplomatic zone

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:28am on October 20, 2016

    The government has taken a U- turn on its decision to shut down schools, private universities, hospitals, restaurants, hotels and various commercial establishments illegally opened at Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara...

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    AL council to design next course of development: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 09:05pm on October 19, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the coming council of Awami League would be held with an objective of organising the party to stay in power aimed at completing the unfinished tasks to build a hunger- and poverty-free country by 2021...

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    No scope for enjoying ill-gotten wealth: ACC DG

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:19pm on October 19, 2016

    Director general of the Anti-Corruption Commission Munir Chowdhury on Wednesday warned there will be no scope for the corrupt to enjoy their ill-gotten wealth....

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    Govt to build 'Padma Barrage' for removing water-logging from SW zone

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 08:33pm on October 19, 2016

    Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said the government will build ‘Padma Barrage’ for removing water-logging from the southwestern part of the country, including Bhabadah area in Jessore...

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    Security beefed up in city ahead of AL council

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:30pm on October 19, 2016

    Law enforcement agencies have taken all-out security measures ahead of the Awami League’s upcoming national council to be held at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city..