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    Gas shortage plagues city life

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:23am on December 18, 2016

    An increased demand for gas, to keep off the chill of the winter, is having a crippling impact on life in the capital, with the supply remaining static...

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    President’s talks with parties begin today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on December 17, 2016

    The president, Abdul Hamid, is scheduled for today to sit for talks with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party at Bangabhaban kicking off his talks with registered political parties on the reconstitution of the Election Commission.

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    SC donates Tk 20 lakh to affected Santals in Gobindaganj

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:20pm on December 17, 2016

    The Supreme Court authorities on Saturday donated Tk 20 lakh to the families of two deceased Santals and 178 other victims of eviction in Gobindaganj...

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    Accept president’s decision on EC reconstitution: PM

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 07:00pm on December 18, 2016

    The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday asked the Bangladesh Nationalist Party to accept the decision to be made by the president on the reconstitution of the Election Commission...

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    Bangladesh to graduate from LDC status in 2024: UNCTAD

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha     | Updated at 06:30pm on December 17, 2016

    Bangladesh is expected to graduate from the group of the least developed countries in the 2017-2024 period, according to a report of the United Nations...

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    No holding tax for freedom fighters in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:32pm on December 17, 2016

    Mayors of Dhaka north and Dhaka south city corporations on Saturday announced that freedom fighters living in Dhaka would not require paying holding taxes from...

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    11 human skeletons found on Padma shoal

    our correspondent | Updated at 03:47pm on December 17, 2016

    Border Guards Bangladesh personnel on Saturday recovered 11 human skeletons from Char Majhardia, a shoal of Padma River in Rajshahi...

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    Pro-poor law on right to food demanded

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 03:45pm on December 17, 2016

    Taking part in a public-hearing, professional leaders, development activists and other stakes unequivocally called for formulating pro-poor access to food law...

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    Tea estate workers withdraw blockade in Sylhet

    our correspondent | Updated at 03:22pm on December 17, 2016

    The workers of Lakkatura tea etate on Saturday afternoon withdrew their blockade at Airport road in Sylhet after two and half hours, demanding 50 per cent quota for admission...

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    Body of slain Chinese citizen handed over to Embassy

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:26pm on December 17, 2016

    The body of Chinese citizen Chang Hing Sang, who was allegedly killed by his Bangladeshi employees on Thursday last, was handed over to officials of Chinese Embassy in Dhaka...