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    Draft contract set to go to purchase committee

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:31am on October 18, 2016

    The energy and mineral resources division is set to send a draft contract, to be signed with China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau to construct single point mooring near Moheshkhali Island to transport imported fuel oil through pipeline, to the cabinet committee on public purchase for approval...

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    WB Padma bridge fund committed to other projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on October 18, 2016

    Visiting World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Monday dismissed the possibility of reengagement in the Padma Bridge project saying they would not fund the construction of the bridge at this point...

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    No discussion on Teesta

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on October 18, 2016

    The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi discussed nothing about the signing of a long-pending agreement on sharing of Teesta River waters between the two countries in their meeting on Sunday...

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    Creative method raises worries

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:16am on October 18, 2016

    A growing number of high school teachers don’t even understand creative method of education introduced in the country seven years ago. Lacking a clear comprehension of the new method many teachers still find it quite difficult to help their students in the classrooms, said education officials...

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    Don’t provide info to fraudsters: BTRC

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:20pm on October 17, 2016

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Monday issued a notice asking all mobile phone subscribers not to provide personal and biometric SIM registration-related information to fraudsters seeking over phone...

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    HC releases full verdict on Tarique sentence

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:19pm on October 17, 2016

    The High Court on Monday released the full text of its verdict sentencing Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman to seven years’ imprisonment and fining him Tk 20 crore in a money-laundering case after scrapping his acquittal...

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    ACC arrests BRTA official 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:25pm on October 17, 2016

    The Anti Corruption Commission on Monday arrested an official of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority from Gazipur in a graft case...

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    TI urges ACC to increase collaboration with int’l agencies

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:37pm on October 17, 2016

    Transparency International chairman Jose Carlos Ugaz on Monday urged the Anti Corruption Commission to strengthen collaboration with international anti-corruption agencies to effectively fight graft in Bangladesh...

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    PM expects WB’s stronger role in Bangladesh’s development

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:08pm on October 17, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she expects the World Bank will play a stronger role in Bangladesh’s development endeavors as its leading development partner...

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    EU to discuss EC’s reconstitution : EU envoy

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:50pm on October 17, 2016

    The European Union will discuss reconstitution of the Election Commission in Bangladesh at the next joint commission meeting in Brussels in...