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    Precious decision for freedom of judiciary, say pro-BNP lawyers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on August 12, 2017

    The Appellate Division verdict striking down the 16th amendment to the constitution is a ‘precious decision’ for the freedom of judiciary, said lawyers leaning to...

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    Janmashtami on Monday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on August 12, 2017

    Janmashtami, the birth festival of Lord Krishna and one of the major festivals of the Hindu community, will be observed with due religious fervour and...

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    BB allows students to release fees for health coverage abroad

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on August 12, 2017

    The Bangladesh Bank has relaxed its regulation allowing students to release foreign exchange on account of health coverage or medical insurance fees for admission and...

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    Constitution needs to ensure people’s power: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on August 12, 2017

    Bangladesh urgently needed a constitution which would ensure the people’s power and rights by reducing the power of the executive and the prime minister, observed...

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    2 workers die after falling from city buildings

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on August 12, 2017

    Two construction workers were died of wounds after they had fell from roofs of two under-construction buildings in Dhaka on Friday. One of the victims...

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    Green activists demand action to save Buriganga from dye factory pollution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on August 12, 2017

    Green activists at a human chain in the capital on Friday alleged that dye factories in the capital’s Shyampur area were the main causes of...

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    Farmer killed in elephant attack

    United News of Bangladesh . Sherpur | Updated at 01:21am on August 12, 2017

    An elderly farmer was killed and his wife and son were injured in an attack by wild elephants at Haluahati village under Sribardi upazila in...

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    Students on demo for election to unions

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on August 12, 2017

    Progressive Students’ Alliance on Friday demanded immediate election to the students’ unions of all universities and withdrawal of cases filed by the different university authorities...

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    BCL activists block Jessore highway over police torture

    Our Correspondent . Jessore | Updated at 01:19am on August 12, 2017

    Activists of ruling Awami League-backed Bangladesh Chhatra League blocked Jessore-Khulna Highway at Nawapara industrial town in Jessore on Thursday afternoon after police allegedly beat up...

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    Gana Forum, JSD leaders hold meeting over unity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on August 12, 2017

    Gana Forum president Kamal Hossain, also an eminent jurist, and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal president ASM Abdur Rob, on Friday night held a one-to-one meeting at...