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    Editors’ Council to take to streets on Monday

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    Newspaper editors will form a human chain in front of the National Press Club on Monday protesting against the Digital Security Act and demanding immediate amendment to the newly enacted law to ensure the freedom of expression and media....

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    Zafrullah offers apology to Gen Aziz

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and one of its trustees Zafrullah Chowdhury on Saturday offered apology to the chief of army staff General Aziz Ahmed for his mistaken choice of words while giving information about the four-star-general at a television talk show on October 9....

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    Bangladesh becomes UNHRC member for next 3 years

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:19am on October 13, 2018

    Bangladesh has been elected a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the next three years in an election that took place...

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    Fire from leaked gas line kills couple, injures 6 others in city

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    Fire originating from suspected leakage in the gas line in a rented flat shared by three families near Helal Market at Beparipara, Uttarkhan in the capital killed a couple and left six others with burn injuries, four of them critically, early Saturday...

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    Two primary schools burnt in Manikganj fire

    Our Correspondent . Manikganj | Updated at 02:44am on October 13, 2018

    Two non-government primary schools — Shishu Kalyan Primary School and Poura Krira Shikkha Protishthan — were burnt in a fire in Manikganj town on Friday.....

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    Court’s observation like ruling party’s statement: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:43am on October 13, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday said the court observation in the verdict in August 21 grenade attack case is like political statements of the ruling party....

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    Math Olympiad held at JU

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 02:39am on October 13, 2018

    The 5th Math Olympiad-2018 was held on the Jahangirnagar University campus on Friday amidst festivity....

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    Global internet shutdown likely over next 48 hrs

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:38am on October 13, 2018

    Internet users across the globe were likely to experience widespread network failures as the key domain servers were slated to undergo routine maintenance over the next 48 hours....

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    Environmental pollutions increase death toll: greens

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:37am on October 13, 2018

    Green activists on Friday said that the government should promote use of hollow-blocks instead of fire-burnt bricks, bar burning of wood for domestic uses and strictly control age-old vehicles on city streets to check environmental pollution....

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    DU ‘Gha’ unit question paper leaked

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on October 13, 2018

    The question paper of Dhaka University admission test held on Friday was leaked 43 minutes prior to the exam, alleged admission seekers and guardians...