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    AL picks Farhad, Afroza for by-elections

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on February 10, 2018

    The ruling Awami League has nominated Badrudozza Mohammad Farhad Hossain for Brahmanbaria-1 and Afroza Bari for Gaibandha-1 constituencies in the upcoming by-elections....

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    4,500 abused female workers return from KSA in 3 years

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:04am on February 10, 2018

    Around 4,500 female workers who were working as housemaids in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia returned home in last three years allegedly being sexually abused, denied wages, physically tortured among other problems, officials and recruiting agencies have said...

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    Badiul Alam’s 15th death anniv today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on February 10, 2018

    Today is the 15th anniversary of death of Freedom fighter, politician and advocate Badiul Alam. He was born in village Fatehnagar under Chandonaish thana to the Sikder family in 1926....

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    Sultanara Begum dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on February 10, 2018

    Sultanara Begum, mother of Supreme Court lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan, died at a Dhaka hospital on Friday afternoon. She was 78. Sultanara died at 5:00pm for old age complications, said her family members...

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    Farmers happy over bumper turmeric production in Panchagarh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Panchagarh | Updated at 12:01am on February 10, 2018

    Farmers in Panchagarh are happy with the bumper production of turmeric due to favourable weather conditions and fair produce prices in the current season. ...

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    Govt had no role in Khaleda’s graft case: Shajahan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Madaripur | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    Shipping minister Shajahan Khan has said that the government had no role in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, which was settled in court on Thursday convicting Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and its senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman...

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    Thrashed by BCL activists, DU student likely to lose eye

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    The condition of the right eye of Ehsan Rafiq, a second year student of disaster management and science department of Dhaka University, who was roughed up by Chhatra League activists on Tuesday night, deteriorated, leaving him now unable to see with the eye....

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    Illegal establishments mushroom on Karnaphuli bank

    Ferdous Ara . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    Illegal establishments on the both banks of Karnaphuli River are yet to be evicted with authorities concerned taking no steps against the owners of the establishments despite High Court directives....

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    UN calls for calm over Khaleda verdict

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    The United Nations called on all sides to maintain restraint in the evolving political situation over a court verdict that jailed Bangladesh’s former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia for five years in a corruption case...

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    Relatives meet Khaleda in jail, avoid media

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 10, 2018

    Four relatives met former prime minister Khaleda Zia on Friday afternoon inside a makeshift prison on Nazimuddin road in the capital’s Chawkbazar, a day after she was jailed for five years in a graft case....

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