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    Qualified in written test, no viva in 12 years

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:51am on January 21, 2017

    The government has yet to take viva voce examination of 12,567 candidates who qualified for 115 positions of kanungo (sub-assistant settlement officer) in written test 12 years ago...

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    Rookies lift Tigers

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 12:39am on January 21, 2017

    Rookie opener Soumya Sarkar led a makeshift Bangladesh to a competitive 289 but New Zealand claimed the honours on day one of the second Test in Christchurch on Friday...

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    BNP to wage movement if partisan EC formed

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul | Updated at 12:36am on January 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party is preparing for taking to the streets fearing that a ‘unilateral’ Election Commission might be constituted as per the desire of the ruling Awami League, party leaders said...

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    President to sit with VCs soon

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:21am on January 21, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid will sit with vice-chancellors of all public universities soon as part of an initiative to introduce a unified admission test system for all universities...

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    HRW repeats call to disband RAB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on January 21, 2017

    New York-based rights organisation Human Rights Watch on Friday reiterated its call on Bangladesh government to disband the Rapid Action Battalion and replace it with a ‘rights respecting force.’

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    Check communality, save minorities, says Quader

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:49pm on January 20, 2017

    The general secretary of ruling Awami League, Obaidul Quader, on Friday dubbed communality as a common danger of our society and poverty as a common enemy...

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    Newborn stolen from Rajshahi hospital in Rajshahi

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 06:26pm on January 20, 2017

    A newborn baby was stolen from a hospital run by non government organisation Population Services and Training Centre in Rajshahi on early Friday...

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    BNP sceptic about president’s neutral role

    staff correspondent | Updated at 06:19pm on January 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday said the party was in doubt whether the president would be able to play a neutral role over the reconstitution of Election Commission...

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    No headway in Tonu murder probe in 10 months

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:59pm on January 20, 2017

    Though ten months have elapsed since the murder of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, there is no visible progress in the...

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    Two held with passports in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:13pm on January 20, 2017

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion in a drive arrested two members of a forgery gang along with large number of passports from city’s Mohammadpur area...