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    Chinese co wins Ramu-Ghundhum railway project

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on August 24, 2017

    China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation has won the construction of the railway between Ramu and Ghundhum quoting Tk 6,129 crore while Inka of Indonesia bagged supply deal...

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    RAB misses 50 deadlines for probe report

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on August 24, 2017

    A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court on Wednesday asked Rapid Action Battalion to submit by October 8 its report on the investigation into the sensational murder...

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    India welcomes Trump commitment to Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:56am on August 24, 2017

    India welcomed president Donald Trump’s plan to increase US engagement in Afghanistan on Tuesday, saying it shares Washington’s concerns about a safe haven for terrorists...

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    EC’s talks with political parties begins today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on August 24, 2017

    The Election Commission is scheduled for today to begin talks with registered political parties as part of its ongoing dialogues on the next general election...

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    13 schoolteachers land in jail in Chittagong

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:48am on August 24, 2017

    A Chittagong court on Wednesday sent 13 teachers of high schools, including nine head teachers, to jail in a case filed bringing sedition charge...

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    WDB climate projects riddled with irregularities: TIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on August 24, 2017

    Projects on climate change implemented by the Bangladesh Water Development Board were riddled with irregularities, including ‘unethical influence’ in approval, illegal implementation of the projects...

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    B’desh risks ‘devastating’ hunger after major floods: UN

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:38am on August 24, 2017

    As food aid rolls out to more than 200,000 people in flood-hit Bangladesh, the United Nations said on Wednesday that long-term food supplies were at...

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    BERC to begin public hearing September 25

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:33am on August 24, 2017

    The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday set September 25 to begin a seven-day public hearing on the proposals made by utilities for further power...

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    Govt given 48hrs to stop use of hydraulic horns

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:27am on August 24, 2017

    The High Court Division on Wednesday asked the inspector general of police and the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority chairman to stop the use of hydraulic...

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    PP’s daughter poisoned

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on August 24, 2017

    Narayanganj public prosecutor SM Wajed Ali’s teenage daughter was admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital after she was allegedly poisoned at Chashara in Narayanganj Wednesday...