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    Ulema Dal president Abdul Malek dies

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:29pm on March 26, 2019

    Abdul Malek, president of Jatiyatabadi Ulema Dal, died on early Tuesday. He was 68.Malek breathed his last at Islami Bank Hospital in city’s Kakrail area...

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    Muktijoddha Sangsad non-functional for years

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:25pm on March 26, 2019

    Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad has remained non-functional since 2017 when bureaucrats were given charges of all of its offices, including the headquarters.Freedom fighters have alleged that...

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    Appeals in Bangladesh war crime cases not heard for 3 years

    Tapos Kanti Das and M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:03pm on March 26, 2019

    No appeal challenging verdicts in war crimes cases were heard by the Appellate Division in last three years.Campaigner for holding war crimes trials as well...

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    Bangladesh celebrates Independence Day

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on March 26, 2019

    Politicians, activists and people from all walks of life flocked to the National Memorial at Savar and other monuments across the country on Tuesday to...

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    BNP pushes for Khaleda’s release

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:41pm on March 26, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday urged people to take a fresh vow to restore democracy and free Khaleda Zia from jail through a movement. ‘On...

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    Kamal questions JS existence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46am on March 26, 2019

    Search engine giant Google is marking Bangladesh's 49th Independence and National Day by replacing its regular home page graphic with a special doodle. The new...

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    AL, rebels bag most upazilas amid low turnout

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on March 26, 2019

    Candidates of the ruling Awami League secured the chairman posts in 83 upazilas in the third phase of the upazila parishad elections while independent candidates...

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    Govt destroyed War of Independence spirit: BNP 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:45pm on March 25, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday alleged that the government had ‘destroyed’ the spirit of the War of Independence through...

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    Speaker accepts Rawshan as deputy leader of opposition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on March 25, 2019

    Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Monday accepted Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad’s request for appointing Rawshan Ershad as the deputy leader of the...

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    Maiden Mymensingh city polls on May 5 with EVMs only

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:35pm on March 25, 2019

    The Election Commission on Monday announced the schedule for the maiden elections to newly formed Mymensingh City Corporation fixing the polling day on May 5.The...