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    Rights defender kept detained in Mymensingh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:57am on May 13, 2019

    A human rights defender of Odhikar has been kept detained in police custody in Mymensingh since Saturday afternoon.The rights defender, Md Abdul Kaium, who also...

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    Police foil LDA march to finance ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on May 13, 2019

    Police on Sunday stopped a procession of the Left Democratic Alliance marching towards the finance ministry, and charged batons on the demonstrators near Noor Hossain...

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    Yunus launches joint venture with Japanese co

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on May 13, 2019

    Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus launched a joint venture promises to repair automobiles with quality parts.G Japan Sunpower Auto Limited, the joint venture was launched on...

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    Study finds 50pc has poor eyesight

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on May 13, 2019

    A huge number of drivers and helpers operating from the Saidabad inter-district bus terminal in the capital are working with poor eyesight, according to check-ups.More...

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    Joint admission system for univs soon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on May 13, 2019

    Deputy education minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury on Sunday said that a combined admission system would be implemented at the university level very soon to reduce...

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    Fire safety rules in new building code weaker, review sought

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:20am on May 13, 2019

    The Fire Safety Consultants Association of Bangladesh has demanded amendment to the draft Bangladesh National Building Code 2017 considering the fire safety standard set in...

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    Bangladeshi workers request taking up issue of undocumented friends

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:17am on May 13, 2019

    About 450 Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia on Sunday met and requested visiting Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment state minister Imran Ahmad to take up issue...

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    Court for submitting probe report on June 26

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on May 13, 2019

    A Dhaka court set June 26 as the last date for the submission of a probe report on the murder of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar...

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    Teen raped in Chandpur

    United News of Bangladesh . Chandpur | Updated at 01:12am on May 13, 2019

    A mentally-challenged teenage girl was reportedly raped by two people at Amujan in Kachua upazila on Saturday.Shah Alam, officer-in-charge of Shahrasti Police Station, said Fahim,...

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    Khulna jute mill workers continue work abstention for arrears

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 01:10am on May 13, 2019

    Jute mill workers in Khulna on Sunday continued their strike for the seventh consecutive day demanding payment of outstanding wages.The workers of nine state-owned jute...