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    Allegation of misappropriation of Tk 1.58cr brought against Sylhet mayor

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:45am on February 20, 2019

    A construction firm owner on Tuesday complained that Sylhet mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury swindled him out of Tk 1.58 crore, which he kept to the...

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    HC summons former BB exec director Shuvangkar Saha

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on February 20, 2019

    The High Court on Tuesday summoned former Bangladesh Bank executive director Shuvangkar Saha to appear before it on March 12 to explain why he had...

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    Gas supply snapped in 30 localities in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on February 20, 2019

    Gas supply remained suspended for 12 hours at around 30 localities since Tuesday evening which compelled people to compromise their routine chores.Earlier on Monday, state-run...

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    Officials helping grabbers must be punished

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:28am on February 20, 2019

    Government officials who helped grabbers prepare documents for claiming legal rights to illegally encroached wetlands, canals and rivers must be punished, greens, civil society activists...

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    Farashuddin report not published as CID probe on: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on February 20, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday told parliament that the probe report on the Bangladesh Bank reserve heist was not made public to avert...

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    No official punished

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:57pm on February 19, 2019

    None of the land records and survey officials were punished by the government for recording 2815.56 acres of government land as private property of an...

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    Greater press freedom in Bangladesh than elsewhere, says minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:07pm on February 19, 2019

    Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Tuesday claimed that Bangladesh has been enjoying greater press freedom than other countries...

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    Seven hurt in Khagrachhari gas cylinder blast

    United News of Bangladesh . Khagrachari | Updated at 02:22pm on February 19, 2019

    At least seven people including a couple sustained burn injuries from an explosion at a gas cylinder shop at Khabangpuria in Khagrachari town...

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    26 illegal structures demolished in Munshiganj

    Our Correspondent . Munshiganj | Updated at 02:13pm on February 19, 2019

    At least 26 illegal establishments were demolished at Idrakpur of Munshiganj on Tuesday. The eviction drive started at 10:00am and...

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    Three held with 75 kg hemp in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:38pm on February 19, 2019

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion in a drive arrested three suspected drug peddlers along with 75kg hemp from Puratali Bazar under...