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    Human rights activists demand exemplary punishment for human traffickers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on July 31, 2017

    Human rights activists on Sunday demanded exemplary punishment for the godfathers of human trafficking as the criminals include different influential persons like lawmakers and recruiting...

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    Police decline to register rape case

    Our Correspondent . Shariatpur | Updated at 01:06am on July 31, 2017

    A teenage girl was allegedly raped by a group of young men at Koyorpur Tetulia in Shariatpur on Saturday. The victim is from a village...

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    Int’l academics exchange ideas on social business

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on July 31, 2017

    A preparatory meeting of Social Business Day 2017 was held on Sunday at Mirpur in the capital ahead of Business Academia Conference- 2017 to be...

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    Fire risk in 94pc Dhaka city banks, says fire service

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:43am on July 31, 2017

    The fire service and civil defence has identified a quarter of the 692 bank branch offices in the capital as ‘high risk’ and another 68...

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    Move afoot to remove N’ganj rail station

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:00am on July 31, 2017

    The Cabinet Division has recently requested the railways ministry to relocate Narayanganj rail station from the city centre to Chashara on the city suburb and...

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    Govt under pressure to promulgate ordinance

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:58am on July 31, 2017

    The Financial Institutions Division is under pressure from the private banks directors to make effective the proposed amendments to the Bank Companies Act 1991 through...

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    Draft of judges’ service rules can be amended: Anisul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Jessore | Updated at 12:52am on July 31, 2017

    In response to chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s call for holding talks to finalise service rules and conduct for lower court judges, law minister Anisul...

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    CCC fails to implement budget again

    Nazim Uddin . Chittagong | Updated at 12:51am on July 31, 2017

    Chittagong City Corporation could not implement last year’s proposed budget just like the previous year as it did not get expected government allocations and also...

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    Decapitated body found in Bogra

    Our Correspondent . Bogra | Updated at 12:50am on July 31, 2017

    Police recovered the decapitated body of a man in Bogra on Sunday...

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    Money motivates docs to do unnecessary c-section: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on July 31, 2017

    Financial incentives might be influencing doctors and obstetricians to perform more caesarean sections in the country than that are medically necessary, observed a group of...