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    One killed in Jessore ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 11:10am on November 19, 2016

    An accused of more than a dozen cases was killed in a reported gunfight between ‘two groups of robbers’ in Daulatdihi area on Jessore- Jhenaidah Highway in Jessore early Saturday...

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    Citizens want justice of attack on Santals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12am on November 19, 2016

    Eminent citizens on Saturday urged the government to ensure justice for the November 6 attack on Santals at Sahebganj-Bagda farm of Rangpur Sugar Mills at Gobindaganj in Gaibandha and proper compensation for the victims...

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    Two killed as bus plunges into Madaripur ditch

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:10am on November 19, 2016

    At least two people were killed after a bus slipped off a road and fell into a water body at Dashar in Madaripur early Saturday...

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    Three killed in ‘gunfights’ in Feni, Jessore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on November 19, 2016

    Three people including two suspected robbers were killed in ‘gunfights’ in Feni and Jessore early Friday...

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    Bangladeshis can’t send remittance from Libya

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on November 19, 2016

    Bangladeshi workers in Libya cannot remit money to their home due to problems in banking system in the war-torn country, said officials in Dhaka and Tripoli...

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    Cop held for snatching trader’s money in city

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on November 19, 2016

    A member of police was detained for extorting money from an egg-trader at Karwan Bazar in the city early on Friday...

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    Articulated buses source of BRTC’s headache

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:09am on November 19, 2016

    Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation finds it difficult to run 50 costly articulated buses, imported from India, even in the capital as it lacks dedicated lanes, said officials...

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    Activists warn govt of dire consequences

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on November 19, 2016

    Activists warned government of dire consequences at a demonstration on Friday if Rampal coal-based power plant was not relocated somewhere else from the Sunderbans, within the shortest period of time...

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    Bapex managing director transferred

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:08am on November 19, 2016

    The Petrobangla on Thursday transferred a top official of its petroleum exploration arm, Bapex, following a tussle with power, energy and mineral resources ministry, over engaging Gazprom in drilling wells in Shahbajpur field...

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    Hefazat urges govt to mount pressure on Myanmar

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:05am on November 19, 2016

    Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh has called on the government to create diplomatic pressure on the Myanmar government to stop atrocities on the Rohingya Muslims...