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    Govt fails to bring workers going abroad to pre-departure briefing

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:42am on October 21, 2016

    The government has failed to bring the outgoing migrant workers under coverage of mandatory pre-departure briefing, said officials...

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    Main accused yet to be arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on October 21, 2016

    The key accused of attack on twin female students of Mirpur BCIC College in Dhaka, Ahana Restaurant owner Jiban Karim Babu, was yet to be...

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    Offshore block exploration : Govt gets poor response

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on October 21, 2016

    Only three international oil companies have shown interest for oil and gas exploration in three offshore blocks although the blocks have significant hydrocarbon potentials...

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    Govt to set purchase limit for state-run companies

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:36am on October 21, 2016

    The government would set purchase thresholds in a month for goods and services to be procured by the state-run companies in power and telecom sectors...

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    Govt ignores UNESCO, IUCN concern

    Associated Press . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30am on October 21, 2016

    The UN agency devoted to preserving world heritage has joined environmental groups urging Bangladesh to halt plans for a massive coal-fired power plant near ecologically...

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    JS body halts US tour by livestock delegation

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:27am on October 21, 2016

    The parliamentary standing committee on fisheries and livestock ministry on Thursday suspended forthcoming tour of the United States by a nine-member delegation led by secretary...

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    Malaria continues to kill

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:25am on October 21, 2016

    Malaria continues to be a deadly disease in the districts bordering India’s Assam, Tripura and Meghalaya provinces as well as Myanmar.The prevalence of malaria is...

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    PM urges journalists to go by ethics

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on October 21, 2016

    The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Thursday stressed the need for more freedom of journalists instead of the media, claimed that the media was enjoying...

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    Citycell operation suspended

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on October 21, 2016

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Thursday suspended operation of the country’s oldest mobile phone company Citycell after 23 years of its operation on charge...

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    ‘Don’t take World Bank’s $2 billion’: TIB tells govt

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:50pm on October 20, 2016

    Transparency International Bangladesh has voiced concerns over the World Bank’s intention of expanding its lending portfolio by providing a loan of $2 billion to Bangladesh...