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    Journalist hacked by BCL activists

    Our Correspondent . Khulna | Updated at 12:41am on February 08, 2017

    A journalist was hacked on Monday evening allegedly by a gang belonging to ruling Awami League’s student associate, Bangladesh Chhatra League, at Ramnagar under Paikgachha...

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    Hasina to meet Merkel on Feb 18

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:37am on February 08, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to hold a meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel on February 18 in Munich, officials said. The two leaders...

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    Army chief calls on president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on February 08, 2017

    Chief of Army staff General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq made a courtesy call on president Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Tuesday afternoon...

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    Tried level best to do the task: outgoing CEC

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on February 08, 2017

    Outgoing chief election commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Tuesday said that the Election Commission tried their level best to do the constitutional task despite different...

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    Fair election not possible under new CEC: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on February 08, 2017

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday said that the newly formed Election Commission led by ‘a former controversial government..

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    Eminent citizens give mixed reactions as AL, allies hail new EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on February 08, 2017

    The ruling Awami League and its allies on Tuesday hailed the newly appointed chief election commissioner and other election commissioners while other political parties expressed...

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    Three-quarters of legal aid committees inoperative: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on February 08, 2017

    Almost three-quarters of the legal aid committees set up at upazila and union parishad levels to make the justice system accessible to the poor and...

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    Child marriage attempts foiled in Rajshahi

    Our Correspondent . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:26am on February 08, 2017

    Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Puthia in Rajshahi, in co-operation with the local police, foiled attempts to solemnise a child marriage at village Baroipara under the...

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    Remand hearing for mayor Halimul on Feb 13

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 11:25pm on February 08, 2017

    A Sirajganj court on Tuesday posted for February 13 the hearing in a police petition for remanding ruling Awami League-backed Shahjadpur municipal mayor Halimul Haque...

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    Agriculture affected as winter gets warmer

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on February 08, 2017

    This winter has frustrated many, especially farmers, as the warmer-than-usual winter, which marks gradual changes in the weather pattern, have badly affected their seasonal crops...