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    Sundarganj by-election to be held free, fair way: CEC

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Gaibandha | Updated at 01:01am on March 17, 2017

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Wednesday said the by-election in Gaibandha-1 constituency (Sundarganj upazila) would be held on March 22 in a free,...

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    GT chair Yunus, MD Ashraf sued by 3 more ex-staff

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on March 17, 2017

    Grammen Telecom chairman Muhammad Yunus and managing director Ashraful Hassan were on Thursday sued by three more former employees for non- payment of dividends...

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    BRTA official, cop among 5 facing ACC charge-sheet

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on March 17, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has approved a charge-sheet against five people, including an official of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, in a graft case...

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    2 miners killed in fresh Sylhet landslide

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:54am on March 17, 2017

    Two miners were killed and two others were injured in a fresh landslide at a stone quarry in Sylhet Thursday morning. The deceased were identified...

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    500 shanties razed in Karail slum fire

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on March 17, 2017

    A fire on Thursday razed a portion of Karail Boubazar slum in the capital, rendering about 500 families homeless and injuring one person...

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    Queen authorises British PM to begin Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:42am on March 17, 2017

    Queen Elizabeth II gave royal assent on Thursday to a bill empowering British prime minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon...

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    Wall collapse kills three

    Our Correspondent . Rangamati | Updated at 12:40am on March 17, 2017

    Three people were killed and one person was critically injured Thursday afternoon in a wall collapse at Montripara in Rangamati district town...

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    Ex-husband kills banker wife

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on March 17, 2017

    A man allegedly killed his former wife inside her house in the capital’s Kalabagan on Thursday. The deceased, Arifun Nesa Arifa, 27, was a sales...

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    90pc of quota remains unfilled: ILO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on March 17, 2017

    About 90 per cent of the quota for various ethnic minorities in the government job remains unfilled in Bangladesh, according to a study carried out...

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    Home Economics students block city crossing for 6th day

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on March 17, 2017

    Students of Home Economics College continued their blockade at Nilkhet intersection in the city for the sixth consecutive day on Thursday demanding elevation of their...