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    Bangladesh pays homage to its founding president Sheikh Mujib

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:27am on August 15, 2018

    President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday led the nation in paying homage to the founding president of the country Sheikh Mujibur...

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    Int’l rights bodies urge govt to stop arbitrary arrests, prosecute attackers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:01pm on August 15, 2018

    International rights organizations on Wednesday urged Bangladesh government to halt ‘arbitrary arrests’, prosecute violent attackers on student protesters and immediately and unconditionally release those thrown in jail only for speaking out during the protests....

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    Rushanara, Rupa, rights groups express concern over Shahidul’s arrest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:33pm on August 15, 2018

    Two Bangladeshi-born female members of House of Commons of the United Kingdom ¬– Rushanara Ali and Rupa Huq – and different international rights groups expressed concern over the arrest of acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam and demand fair treatment to him....

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    Mujib killer Rashed to be brought back from US if AL reelected: Anisul

    United News of Bangladesh . Brahmanbaria | Updated at 07:01pm on August 14, 2018

    Law minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said Bangabandhu's killer Rashed Chowdhury, hiding in the United States, will be brought back home if Awami League returns...

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    Two students held under ICT Act

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:46pm on August 15, 2018

    Two students – one of a private university and another of a madrassah – have been arrested from two city neighbourhoods in overnight drives conducted...

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    Tidal surge likely to inundate Bangladesh coastal districts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:00pm on August 15, 2018

      The low-lying areas of the coastal districts and offshore islands and chars are likely to be inundated by surge height of 2-3 feet above...

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    Police constable held with Yaba pills in Khulna

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:48am on August 15, 2018

    A police constable was arrested along with Yaba tablets from a residential hotel in Khulna city on Tuesday night. The arrested was identified as Pritam...

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    ‘Forest robber’ killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent . Satkhira | Updated at 12:05am on August 16, 2018

    A suspected member of a forest robber gang was killed on Wednesday in a ‘gunfight’ with Rapid Action Battalion at Markir Baoner canal in River Shibsa under Koyra upazila in Khulna district, also under the Satkhira range of Sunderbans West division....