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    Left parties want steps for fair election under neutral govt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on September 11, 2018

    Leftwing parties on Monday said steps should be taken to hold a free and fair election under an election-time neutral government before the announcement of manifesto for the forthcoming general election. ...

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    Young man shot dead in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on September 11, 2018

    Unidentified assailants shot a 35-year-old man to death in Balur Math area under Kamrangirchar police station in the capital on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Sharif Alam Chowdhury, son of Kubbat Ali Chowdhury of Alampur in Srinagar upazila of Munshiganj...

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    Bismillah Group MD, nine others jailed for money laundering

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26am on September 11, 2018

    A Dhaka court on Monday convicted and awarded nine years in jail to each of the nine officials, including the managing director Khwaja Soleman Anwar Chowdhury, of Bismillah Group in a money laundering case....

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    Relief from gas crisis at hand for Ctg people

    Ferdous Ara . Chattogram | Updated at 12:22am on September 11, 2018

    Relief from prolonged gas crisis seems to have come at last for the people of Chattogram amid gradual increase in liquefied natural gas supply. From Monday, Chattogram started getting 300 million cubic feet per day gas through Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited distribution line....

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    12 road safety protesters taken on remand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on September 11, 2018

    A dozen of road safety protesters, whose whereabouts remained unknown since law enforcers raided their houses in the capital’s Mohakhali and Tejgaon areas on September 5, were put on remand for two days each on Monday. ...

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    BGB plans polls duty, seeks BSF, BGP’s assistance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on September 10, 2018

    The Border Guard Bangladesh has finalised plans ahead of the next general election and sought cooperation from both border forces of India and Myanmar to keep the borders protected, safe and normal....

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    Defaulted bank loans near Tk 90,000cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on September 10, 2018

    Defaulted loans in the country’s banking sector neared Tk 90,000 crore by the end of June as amount of such loans soared by 20.23 per cent or Tk 15,037 crore in the first six months of this year....

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    PM unveils 9,000 MW power import plan from neighbours

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:50pm on September 10, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, in a video conference with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Monday, said that Bangladesh planned to import 9,000 megawatts of power by 2041 from neighbouring countries and expected New Delhi to support this endeavour....

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    Holy Ashura on Sept 21

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    Holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, will be observed in the country on September 21 as the Muharram moon was not sighted in Bangladesh sky on Monday....

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    JS body again recommends 35yr age limit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    A parliamentary body on Monday once again recommended that the government should raise the maximum age limit for government jobs to 35 years from the existing 30....