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    FFs allege Jammat’s new amir involved in war crimes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on October 19, 2016

    Freedom fighters in Feni have alleged that the newly elected Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami chief Mokbul Ahmad was a Peace Committee leader in the then Feni sub-division...

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    Headteacher without pay for 20 years

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on October 19, 2016

    A headteacher of a Comilla school continues to be deprived of salaries and other benefits even about 20 years after illegal termination of her job...

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    Gulshan attack financer identified: DMP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on October 19, 2016

    The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crimes unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Tuesday claimed that they had identified some financers of a faction of Jammatul...

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    WB to give $2b in loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on October 19, 2016

    The World Bank would give $2 billion loan to Bangladesh over the next three years for meeting the country’s challenges of climate change...

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    Schoolboy’s conviction by mobile court illegal: HC

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:29am on October 19, 2016

    The High Court Division on Tuesday struck down a mobile court verdict that jailed 15-year old schoolboy Sabbir Shikdar for two years on the charge...

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    Indian activists urge Modi to scrap Rampal project

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on October 19, 2016

    A coalition of groups in India wrote to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi demanding that the proposed coal-fired power plant at Rampal in Bangladesh be...

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    Police actions injure 30 anti-Rampal protesters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on October 19, 2016

    At least 30 people were injured in police actions using water cannons and tear gas against anti-Rampal protesters who marched towards the Indian High Commission...

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    Deaths on rail tracks multiply

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:21am on October 19, 2016

    The number of people killed on rail tracks and at level crossings across the country is increasing alarmingly, rendering ineffective different preventive measures taken so...

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    Charge-sheet next week over Khadiza attack, says IO

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:40pm on October 18, 2016

    Charges will be pressed before the court next week in a case filed in connection with the gruesome attack on Sylhet college girl Khadiza Akter...

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    Seven ‘JMB’ placed on six-day remand

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:13pm on October 18, 2016

    A Dhaka court on Tuesday placed seven suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, who were arrested on Monday evening from Tejgaon in...