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    AL has no demand to EC: Quader

    Bangladesh Sangbad Samgstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on June 05, 2017

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said that his party had no demand to the Election Commission against the backdrop of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Begum Khaleda’s request to the commission not to pay any heed to AL’s demand....

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    Excise duty on bank accounts to affect economy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on June 05, 2017

    Economists on Sunday termed the proposed hike in excise duty on bank accounts as unjustifiable and warned that it would affect the country’s economy as common people would lose their trust in formal banking....

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    Newborn goes missing from mother’s lap at SBMCH

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 12:56am on June 05, 2017

    A three-day-old baby, who was delivered at Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital on Thursday, allegedly went missing early Sunday from the mother’s lap at the hospital’s labour ward...

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    PM’s bilateral visit to Sweden in Jun 15-16

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:56am on June 05, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to undertake a bilateral visit to Sweden in June 15-16, which, Dhaka expects, will give an impetus to the existing bilateral relations...

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    3 suspected extremists held in Savar, Lakshmipur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on June 05, 2017

    Officials of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of the police said on Sunday that they arrested three more operatives of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh faction in Savar and Lakshmipur, and gathered information about the new leadership of the outfit...

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    71 fishermen still missing, says fisheries dept

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:55am on June 05, 2017

    At least 71 fishermen are still missing since the cyclonic storm Mora lashed the country’s coastal areas six days ago, according to a report prepared by the fisheries department...

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    JU teachers, students reiterate call to withdraw case

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on June 05, 2017

    Teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University on Sunday reiterated their calls to withdraw the case against 42 students who were accused by the university authorities of being involved in vandalising the vice-chancellors’ residence on May 27...

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    London attacks barbaric: PM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on June 05, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday condemned attacks on innocent people in London Saturday night. ‘I am deeply shocked at the barbaric attacks in London,’ the prime minister said in a condolence message to her United Kingdom counterpart Theresa May on Sunday, according to a foreign ministry press release...

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    Slow pace of investigation frustrates family

    Nazim Uddin . Chittagong | Updated at 12:51am on June 05, 2017

    The parents of Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, slain wife of former police superintendent Babul Akter, expressed their frustration as the police neither could complete investigation into the murder case nor could unearth the motive behind the killing even after one year of her murder...

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    DU suspends studentship of five BCL activists

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on June 05, 2017

    Dhaka University on Sunday suspended the studentship of five activists of Bangladesh Chattra League for beating a student at Bijoy Ekattor Hall of the university....