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    Flashflood situation worsens in Haor belt

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:21am on April 09, 2017

    The onrush of water from the hills across the border inundated fresh areas of cropland in the Haor belt on Saturday, destroying some of the...

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    Adverse impact of Rampal power plant inevitable: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on April 09, 2017

    The under-construction 1320 MW Rampal coal-based power plant would have disastrous impact on the Sunderbans and its surrounding areas, no matter which technology is used...

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    PM honours martyred Indian soldiers of 1971

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 01:11am on April 09, 2017

    In a mega event here on Saturday Bangladesh launched a process of honouring the Indian soldiers who embraced martyrdom in Bangladesh’s War of Liberation in...

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    NY can destroy personal documents in ID programme but not yet

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 01:05am on April 09, 2017

    A New York judge ruled on Friday that New York City officials should be allowed to destroy copies of personal documents collected through a local...

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    Mercy pleas of Mufti Hannan, two others rejected

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on April 09, 2017

    The president has rejected petitions for clemency filed by banned Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami chief Mufti Abdul Hannan and its two activists, clearing the way of their executions...

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    New train, bus services connecting Khulna, Kolkata launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on April 09, 2017

    Trial runs of a new passenger train and a new bus service connecting Khulna with Kolkata were inaugurated on Saturday...

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    Govt finally cuts gas, power, water supply

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:49am on April 09, 2017

    The government on Saturday disconnected gas, water and power supply to tanneries at Hazaribagh in the capital in compliance with a High Court directive and...

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    Teesta issue will find an early solution: Modi

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:47am on April 09, 2017

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Saturday acknowledged the Teesta issue to have drawn ‘greatest attention’ in regard to bilateral relations and expressed his ‘firm...

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    We believe we’ll get India’s support to resolve issues: Hasina

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:43am on April 09, 2017

    Bangladesh and India on Saturday reinforced their pledge ‘zero tolerance’ policy against extremism alongside reiterating their strong commitment to make borders peaceful and free from...

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    Memo signed to set new defence cooperation

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury . New Delhi   | Updated at 12:34am on April 09, 2017

    Bangladesh and India signed on Saturday two memorandums of understanding, including one for setting up a new mechanism for defence cooperation with provisions for information...