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    Myanmar rebuffs UN probe

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:36am on March 26, 2017

    Myanmar on Saturday rejected the UN rights council’s decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the probe would only ‘inflame’ the conflict...

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    DoE to close tanneries at Hazaribagh this week

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:34am on March 26, 2017

    The Department of Environment has completed its preparations to shut down later this week all the tanneries still illegally operating at Hazaribagh in the capital as the court had ordered...

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    Bangladeshi workers in trouble in Singapore

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:32am on March 26, 2017

    Debts due to low wages and high migration costs subject Bangladeshi construction workers to forced labour in Singapore...

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    No collaborators’ list as yet

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 01:28am on March 26, 2017

    The nation is yet to have a list of local collaborators who abetted Pakistani occupation army in war crimes, including genocide, torture, arson and rape, during the country’s War for Independence in 1971...

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    Nation recalls war heroes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on March 26, 2017

    The nation celebrates Independence Day today with patriotic fervour and paying homage to the brave freedom fighters who laid down their lives for the independence of the country from Pakistan in 1971...

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    Father hands over two sons for their suspected extremist link

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:00pm on March 25, 2017

    A man handed his two sons over to Kafrul police in the capital Saturday evening suspecting that they were involved in extremism...

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    Bangladesh doesn’t want to see any mass killing in world: President

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:58pm on March 25, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Saturday said Bangladesh does not want to see any mass killing or collapse of humanity in the world in future as it experienced an uncountable loss due to mass killing carried out by Pakistani occupation forces during its Liberation War in 1971...

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    AL-led alliance demand global recognition of Genocide Day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:26pm on March 25, 2017

    The leaders of the ruling Awami League and its alliance partners on Saturday called on the international community to recognise March 25 as genocide day...

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    Rehearsal for anti-state deals on: Khaleda 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:18pm on March 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday said rehearsal was on to ink various ‘anti-state unequal deals’ with neighbouring India...

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    Banker Murder: Ex-husband put on three-day remand

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:31pm on March 25, 2017

    A Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates’ Court on Saturday placed Fakrul Islam Robin, the ex-husband of slain female banker Arifunnesa, on a three-day remand in a case over the murder of the banker...