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    45 shanties gutted in Tejgaon slum fire

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on February 11, 2017

    At least 45 shanties were gutted as fire broke out at Tejgaon railway slum at Tejkunipara in the capital, Friday morning. A 35-year old man,...

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    13 killed, 20 injured as bus, pick-up collide head-on in Faridpur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on February 11, 2017

    At least 13 people were killed and 20 others injured as a bus and a pick-up van collided head-on and caught fire on Dhaka-Khulna Highway...

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    1 MW wind power plant opens in Kutubdia

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:49am on February 11, 2017

    A 1 MW wind power plant opened in Kutubdia island of Cox’s Bazar on Friday. State minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid inaugurated the...

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    Book fair brims with holidaymakers

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:40am on February 11, 2017

    Amar Ekushey Book Fair premises, both at Bangla Academy and Suhrawardi Udyan, drew large crowds, mostly holidaymakers, on the tenth day of the fair on...

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    Indonesia urges steps on Rohingya issue

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:38am on February 11, 2017

    Myanmar should take significant steps to achieve peace in Rakhine state, Indonesia’s foreign minister said Friday, warning that the bloody crackdown on the country’s Muslim...

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    Genocide or not, it’s unacceptable: UK envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:37am on February 11, 2017

    The British, Canadian and Australian high commissioners in Dhaka have been left shaken by harrowing tales of violence and suffering they heard from Rohingya refugees...

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    Acid attacker detained in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:36am on February 11, 2017

    A young woman suffered from burn injuries as a man hurled acid on her in Chittagong city’s Chashma Hill area under Panchlaish police, on Thursday...

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    Changes in national ambient air quality standards proposed

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:24am on February 11, 2017

    The Department of Environment has taken a plan to update the country’s ambient air quality standards to widen the area of enforcement...

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    US court rules against Trump on travel ban

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:22am on February 11, 2017

    A US court on Thursday unanimously refused to reinstate Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, dealing the new president and...

  • Bhola Khanka Sharif set on fire

    Our Correspondent . Bhola | Updated at 12:15am on February 11, 2017

    At least 30 people, including four cops, were injured as activists of Quomi Madrasah-based organisation Imam Akida Sangra khkhan Committee clashed with police and inmates...