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    Temple set on fire in Faridpur

    Our Correspondent . Faridpur | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    Miscreants on Tuesday morning allegedly set fire to a temple of religious minority Hindus at Bhanga upazila in Faridpur. The incident took place at Khatra village of Faridpur at about 8:00am during a clash over a land dispute between Anisur Rahman Litu and Trinath Biswas of the village, Kawlibera union chairman Rezaul Karim told New Age...

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    World needs ‘revolution’ in mental health care: UN rights expert

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health Dainius Puras has called for a sea change in mental health care around the world...

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    Budget announcement causes price hike, says 56.5 pc people

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:28pm on June 06, 2017

    Some 56.5 percent people of the country believe that prices of essentials witness hike after the announcement of national budget, according to a survey conducted by non-government organisation Brac and IID...

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    ‘Guideless’ budget to institutionalise graft: TIB

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    The Transparency International Bangladesh has said the ‘guideless’ proposed budget placed for fiscal 2017-18 will institutionalise corruption in the country...

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    2018 will be year of people, tyrant will go: Khaleda

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday said that 2018 would be the year of people and both tyranny and the tyrant would leave the country in the year. Khaleda, a former prime minister, made the remarks when briefly addressing an iftar party...

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    Three construction workers die falling off Baily road building

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:04pm on June 06, 2017

    Three construction workers died after falling from an under-construction building at Bailey Road in the capital Tuesday afternoon...

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    Supplementary budget of Tk 18,370cr passed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    The Jatiya Sangsad on Tuesday passed a supplementary budget of Tk 18,370 crore for the outgoing fiscal 2017 to meet the increased expenditures under 27 ministries and divisions..

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    Govt to set up ‘model pharmacy’ to check substandard drugs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 02:21pm on June 06, 2017

    Health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim on Tuesday said the government had taken an initiative to set up ‘model pharmacies’, at the...

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    NHRC forms fact finding body over Rangamati arson attack

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:44pm on June 06, 2017

    National Human Rights Commission has formed three-member fact finding committee over the arson attack at three hill villages of...

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    US pull-out disappoints Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    Bangladesh on Tuesday expressed its disappointment at the United States’ decision of withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. ‘It would be unfortunate to lose a leading partner like the United States in the global journey to secure a green and safe planet for ourselves and our future generations,’ the foreign ministry said in a statement...

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