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    No rule of law in Bangladesh, says SCBA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on May 03, 2017

    The Supreme Court Bar Association told a news conference on Tuesday that there is no rule of the law in the country now...

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    End all crackdowns on journalists: UN chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:43am on May 03, 2017

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has called for an end to all ‘crackdowns’ on journalists across the world saying a free press advances peace...

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    15 injured in Ctg BNP factional clash

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:42am on May 03, 2017

    At least 15 activists were injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chittagong North district unit Tuesday afternoon...

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    Detained UP member on remand

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 12:38am on May 03, 2017

    A Dhaka court on Tuesday allowed two-day police remand for detained union parishad member Abul Hossain for allegedly inciting a man and his daughter to...

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    N Korea warns of war

    Reuters . Seoul/Beijing | Updated at 12:35am on May 03, 2017

    North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war after a pair of strategic US...

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    $9b siphoned in 2014

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:32am on May 03, 2017

    Illicit financial outflows remained as a major concern for Bangladesh as up to $8.97 billion (about Tk 72,000 crore) drained out from the country in...

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    Police source shot dead in Jessore

    Our Correspondent . Jessore | Updated at 12:32am on May 03, 2017

    A source of the police who was also an accused in a murder case was shot dead at Pariali under Monirampur upazila in Jessore about...

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    Extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances rise: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on May 03, 2017

    The human rights situation worsened in the country with a rise in the number of cases of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances during the first...

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    Probe body formed, 3 engrs suspended

    Mustafizur Rahman with Zaman Monir in Sylhet | Updated at 12:31am on May 03, 2017

    Water resources ministry on Tuesday formed a high-powered committee to probe ‘allegations of irregularities, corruptions and slow pace’ in the construction and repair of embankments...

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    39 women killed for dowry, 131 committed suicide in 4 months : report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on May 03, 2017

    At least 39 women were killed for dowry, 15 women were killed after rape and 131 women committed suicide in the first four months of...