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    WB wants deal on immunity

    Shakhawat Hossain . Yokohama, Japan | Updated at 12:09am on May 05, 2017

    The World Bank has urged the Bangladesh government to sign an agreement to provide it with full immunity...

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    Distribution yet to begin at two-thirds of unions

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:09am on May 05, 2017

    Rice distribution under the government’s 100-day Vulnerable Group Feeding programme for ultra-poor farmers was yet to cover more than 65 per cent unions in Sunamganj due to ‘supply shortage’ till Thursday, four days after the programme was launched by prime minister Sheikh Hasina....

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    Rural-urban gap in education widens

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    The results of Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations published on Thursday showed that gap between rural and urban Bangladesh in education continued widening...

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    Govt to implement new VAT law from July 1, Muhith tells JS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:42pm on May 04, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday informed parliament that the government is going to implement online-based new Value-added Tax and supplementary duties law 2012, from...

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    Regional ABT chief arrested in Rangpur

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 08:18pm on May 04, 2017

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion-13 arrested regional chief of Ansaruallh Bangla Team Zahid Hassan alias Abu Zayed Al Ansar, 25, from Keranipara area in Rangpur...

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    Comilla mayor-elect Monirul prays stay on warrant for his arrest 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:19pm on May 04, 2017

      Comilla mayor-elect Monirul Haque Sakku on Wednesday filed a petition with the High Court seeking stay on the trial court’s order that issued warrant...

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    PM’s democracy remark a ‘travesty of truth’: BNP

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:44pm on May 04, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday termed a ‘travesty of truth’ prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s comment that a healthy democratic process...

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    Four officials confess negligence in construction of haor dams

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:21pm on May 04, 2017

    Three top officials of the Bangladesh Water Development Board and a water resources ministry official confessed their negligence in the...

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    15 injured in villagers clash in Jhenidah, police fire gunshots

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 04:18pm on May 04, 2017

    At least 15 persons were injured, one of them with bullet-would, in a fierce clash among villagers at Paranpur of Jhenaidah Sdar upazila on...

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    120 metres of flood control embankment collapses in Sirajganj

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:00pm on May 04, 2017

    One hundred and twenty meters of the flood control embankment at Bahuka Tutul intersection in Sadar upazila went into the gorge of the Jamuna River...