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    Upazila polls schedule in Feb 1st week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on January 15, 2019

    The Election Commission on Monday decided to announce schedule of the 5th upazila parishad polls in the 1st week of February....

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    Many workers continue protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on January 15, 2019

    Several thousand apparel workers at Ashulia, on the outskirts of the capital, continued protests on Monday rejecting the wage revision by the government and demanded a liveable pay considering price hike of essentials....

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    DMP to launch traffic discipline programme today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 15, 2019

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police is scheduled to observe a 17-day traffic discipline programme from January 15 for motivating people to follow traffic rules....

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    No easy solution to Rohingya crisis: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on January 15, 2019

    New foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Monday said he does not see any easy solution to the Rohingya crisis over sending them back to Myanmar from Bangladesh....

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    63 people held since October

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    At least 63 people, including online and cultural activists and journalists, have been arrested under the Digital Security Act since its coming into being enactment on October 8, 2018, mostly for their activities against the prime minister, her father and the government on social networking sites, especially Facebook and YouTube....

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    Party chiefs at helm for decades

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    The chiefs of the political parties have been at the helm of the parties for decades although their deputies have been changed by the party council sessions....

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    Dr Kamal wants legal action against Shafi

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    Denouncing Hefajat-e-Islam chief Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi’s recent anti-female education comments, Dr Kamal Hossain’s Gano Forum on Monday demanded that legal action should be taken against him....

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    PM reappoints 5 advisers with previous tasks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has reappointed five of her advisers each with the status of a minister assigning them with their previous tasks....

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    Staggered upazila polls from first week of March

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:54pm on January 14, 2019

    The Election Commission will hold Upazila Parishad elections in five phases from first week of March. The commission secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed on...

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    Jatiya Party not going to be questionable opposition, says GM Quader

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:32pm on January 14, 2019

    Jatiya Party co-chairman GM Quader on Monday said their party will not be a questionable opposition as they will earn people’s confidence through their vibrant...