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    Trump administration appeals block of revised travel ban

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:57am on March 19, 2017

    The Trump administration on Friday appealed a Maryland court’s block of its revised travel ban, aiming to reinstate the temporary halt to immigrants and visitor arrivals from six majority Muslim countries...

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    Extremists to be eliminated with iron hand: IGP

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:56am on March 19, 2017

    The law enforcement agencies have been instructed to eliminate extremists and the neo-Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh along with their networks with an iron hand in the country...

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    DUTA concerned over unrest at DU dorms

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on March 19, 2017

    Dhaka University Teachers’ Association on Saturday expressed deep concern over the recent unrest at the university halls over occupying room...

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    Comilla city poll serious test for EC: commissioner

    Our Correspondent . Comilla | Updated at 12:54am on March 19, 2017

    Election commissioner Mahbub Talukder on Saturday said that the election to Comilla City Corporation, slated for March 30, was a serious test and hoped that the commission would succeed in the test...

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    No response from 30 major defaulters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on March 19, 2017

    Loan recovery efforts by scam-hit BASIC Bank could made no significant progress as 30 loan defaulters owing Tk 1402.17 crore were yet to make any response to the bank’s call to regularise their loans...

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    Abu Zafar Obaidullah’s 15th death anniv today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on March 19, 2017

    The 16th anniversary of the death of poet Abu Zafar Obaidullah Khan will be observed today. Family, friends and admirers of the noted poet will recall his contribution to the Bangla literature through various programmes....

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    Safety issues ignored all through

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:45am on March 19, 2017

    The construction of Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover has been going on ignoring safety measures for pedestrians and the workers as well since the beginning apparently in the absence of proper monitoring...

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    Immigration judges headed to 12 US cities to speed deportations

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:41am on March 19, 2017

    The US Justice Department is developing plans to temporarily reassign immigration judges from around the country to 12 cities to speed up deportations of illegal immigrants who have been charged with crimes, according to two administration officials...

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    More explosives recovered at Sitakunda

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:40am on March 19, 2017

    Police on Saturday recovered 15 bomb-like objects and 300 litres of liquid explosives from a room of ‘Chayaneer’, the house where five people including four suspected extremists were killed in a police raid on Thursday...

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    Police raid madrassah in city

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:39am on March 19, 2017

    Police on Saturday conducted an anti-extremism drive at Jamiatul Ulum Al Islamia Madrassah, known as Lalkhan Bazar Madrassah, in the Chittagong city...