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    BNP announces Dhaka city committees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on April 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party has announced new committees of Dhaka city unit, dividing it into north and south, nearly three years after the convening committee was assigned to form a full-fledged committee...

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    Heavy rainfall in northeastern region likely  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:12am on April 19, 2017

    Due to frequent thunderstorm activities heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over northeastern region of the country and their adjoining areas in April 19-24...

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    Drug Admin to regulate coronary stent prices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on April 19, 2017

    Drug Administration officials admitted Tuesday that hospitals were charging exorbitant prices from patients for implanting coronary stents. They said it was happening as there was no mechanism to regulate the prices of medical devices...

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    Housewife thrown from rooftop for dowry dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on April 19, 2017

    A housewife succumbed to her injuries at Samorita Hospital Tuesday morning, a week after she was critically injured as her husband allegedly threw her from rooftop of a five-storied building at Matuail in the capital on April 11 for failing to meet his demand of dowry...

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    BNP urges govt to create field for election

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on April 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday asked the government to create the field for an inclusive general election by withdrawing false cases against the party leaders and activists including its chairperson Khaleda Zia...

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    JS body wants end to debate over alphabet for Santali textbooks

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 01:06am on April 19, 2017

    The parliamentary standing committee on primary and mass education ministry on Tuesday asked the government to form committees to end the debate over using alphabets for publishing pre-primary textbooks for Santals...

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    Tier 4 data centre to create 2 lakh jobs: Palak

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on April 19, 2017

    The tier 4 data centre construction activities were continuing at a good pace and would be completed by next year, state minister for post, telecommunications and information technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak said while visiting the site at Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City in Gazipur...

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    Awareness campaign for schoolgirls begins today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on April 19, 2017

    The government will launch a 40-day cyber security awareness programme for 10,000 school going girls today with a view to contain growing cyber crimes targeting women and girls...

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    Scarcely in office, Comilla mayor faces arrest warrant

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on April 19, 2017

    A Dhaka Court on Tuesday issued a warrant for arrest of newly elected Comilla city mayor Monirul Haque Sakku, also a Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader, in a corruption case...

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    2 ‘extremists’ buried by Anjuman 4 months later

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on April 19, 2017

    Two suspected extremists were buried at Jurain graveyard Tuesday, almost four months after they were killed during police raids on an alleged den of extremists at Ashkona, Dakkhin Khan in the capital on December 24....