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    HRW urges Bangladesh to stop persecuting garment workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00pm on February 16, 2017

    New York-based rights organisation Human Rights Watch has said dozens of garment workers and labour leaders are facing unfair or apparently fabricated criminal cases in...

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    14 examinees hurt in Cox's Bazar bus plunge

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:20am on February 16, 2017

    Fourteen Dakhil examinees were injured when a minibus tumbled into a roadside ditch on Chakaria-Badarkhali Road at Ilishia of Chakaria upazila in Cox’s Bazar Thursday morning...

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    Over 150 shanties burnt in Mohammadpur slum fire

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:20am on February 16, 2017

    More than 150 shanties were burnt in a fire at Chan Mia housing slum on Bashbari Road in the city’s Mohammadpur area early Thursday...

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    JU suspends 11 BCL activists, 4 others

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on February 16, 2017

    The authority of Jahangirnagar University suspended 15 students, including 11 activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League JU unit and revoked studentship of a student for committing various offences in the past several months....

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    Novelist Shawkat Ali hospitalised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on February 16, 2017

    Prominent novelist Shawkat Ali was admitted to Labaid Cardiac Hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday morning with severe chest pain and asthma-related problems...

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    Two BNP-backed SCC councillors suspended

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:43am on February 16, 2017

    Two Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed councillors of Sylhet City Corporation were suspended after they were indicted in a number of cases filed for criminal offences...

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    Lodge complaints with BMDC against doctors: Nasim

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on February 16, 2017

    Health minister Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday asked relatives of patients to move to Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council if they have any allegation of negligence in treatment against any physician...

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    E-books getting popular

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:35am on February 16, 2017

    The well-decorated e-book stalls at Amar Ekushey Book Fair are drawing a large number of visitors, who are curious about the new style of reading...

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    Faction announces counter committee

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:34am on February 16, 2017

    A faction of Chittagong city Mohila Awami League on Wednesday announced a counter committee, terming the organisation’s newly elected committee, led by Hasina Mohiuddin, ‘illegitimate....

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    25 injured as villagers clash

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:30am on February 16, 2017

    At least 25 people were injured in an hour-long clash between two groups of villagers in Sunamganj on Wednesday...