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    Golam Sarwar’s first death anniversary Tuesday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on August 11, 2019

    The first death anniversary of the Daily Samakal editor Golam Sarwar would be observed on Tuesday. Born on April 1, 1973, Golam Sarwar died at a Singapore hospital...

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    Victim sues Khulna GRP ex-OC, four other cops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on August 11, 2019

    A case was lodged on Friday with Khulna Government Railway Police Station accusing five police personnel including the recently withdrawn officer-in-charge of the police station for...

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    Two killed in AL infighting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on August 11, 2019

    Two local activists of ruling Awami League were killed and five others injured as their in-party rivals opened fire on them at Kaichail Darul Ulum Madrassah premises in Nagarkanda of Faridpur...

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    NHRC has no chairman, member

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:43am on August 11, 2019

    The National Human Rights Commission has stopped inquiry into rights violations as it has no chairman or member. Commission chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque retired on July 1 on attaining the age of 70 years, the...

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    Eid-ul-Azha today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on August 11, 2019

    Eid-ul-Azha, a major religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on Monday with due solemnity, sense of sacrifice and religious fervour. On this day, the 10th of Zilhajj, an Arabic...

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    Insecticides bought not meant for Aedes

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:13am on August 11, 2019

    Neither the north nor the south city corporation of Dhaka has ever bought insecticides meant to kill Aedes mosquitoes, which caused the current dengue epidemic in Dhaka that has...

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    Collapsed train, bus schedules sour Eid journey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:03pm on August 10, 2019

    Total collapse of train and long-route bus schedules, traffic gridlocks on major highways and ferry terminal areas at northern and southern routes of the country miserably affected the Eid-time travellers all...

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    Dhaka hospitals crowded with referred patients

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:25pm on August 10, 2019

    Dengue patients referred by hospitals in the outlying districts were surging in Dhaka hospitals before Eid, indicating the rise in Dengue patients across the country. Meanwhile, a minor girl died of dengue in Barishal, taking the...

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    Huge traffic congestion on Dhaka-Tangail Highway

    United News of Bangladesh . Tangail | Updated at 01:12pm on August 10, 2019

    A 75-km tailback was created on Dhaka-Tangail Highway on Saturday morning, inflicting sufferings on thousands of the holidaymakers of Eid-ul-Azha...

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    Suspected robber killed in ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Updated at 01:01pm on August 10, 2019

    A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Ballabhpur in Patuakhali early Saturday. The deceased, Chand Mia Hawlader, 42, of Amtali in the district was wanted...