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    Rift in Rangpur JP over Makbul’s bid to contest for mayor post

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 01:13am on June 15, 2017

    The former lawmaker Husain Makbul Asif Shahariar, also nephew of Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad, on Wednesday declared to contest for the mayor post in...

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    BNP slams PM for Sweden trip after mudslide deaths

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on June 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday came down hard on prime minister Sheikh Hasina for her ongoing visit to Sweden leaving behind a procession of deaths...

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    Mandatory blood testing for communicable diseases stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on June 15, 2017

    Mandatory blood inspection for communicable diseases should be a prerequisite to any blood transfusion, health and family welfare minister Mohammed Nasim said on Wednesday....

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    ACC signs memo with Bhutan’s ACC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on June 15, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Anti-Corruption Commission of Bhutan to assist each other in curbing corruption...

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    AL govt reopened 8 jute, textile mills: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 01:04am on June 15, 2017

    Textiles and jute minister Emaz Uddin Pramanik on Wednesday said at the Parliament that the Awami League government, after assuming power in 2009, reopened five...

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    Sand-laden bulkheads will be restricted for 11 days during Eid : shipping minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on June 15, 2017

    Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan on Wednesday said that movement of sand-laden bulkheads on waterways would be restricted round the clock for 11 days during Eid-ul-Fitr...

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    Rokeya Univ’s new VC takes office

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 01:01am on June 15, 2017

    Professor Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah joined Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Wednesday as its fourth vice-chancellor...

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    Road crashes killed 888 in 4 months: Quader

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:59am on June 15, 2017

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said at the parliament that a total of 888 people were killed in road accidents across...

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    Army launches tree plantation campaign in Rangpur

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:57am on June 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Army on Wednesday launched its tree plantation campaign-2017 in the cantonments, garrisons and other establishments in northern Rangpur area....

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    One to die for killing schoolboy

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on June 15, 2017

    A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced a man to death over the murder of a schoolboy at Mugarchar in Keraniganj in 2016....