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    Graft case Former AL MP Iqbal’s wife, sons, daughter sent to jail

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on March 09, 2017

    A Dhaka court on Wednesday sent former Awami League lawmaker HBM Iqbal’s wife, his two sons and a daughter, all convicts in a graft case,...

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    ACC staff fired for demanding bribe

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on March 09, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday fired its employee M Abu Yousuf Shah on charge of demanding bribe from an individual promising him of removing his...

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    Street dog population swells alarmingly in capital

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on March 09, 2017

    The number of street dogs swelled alarmingly in the capital since 2013. The incidents of dog bites also increased during the period and the residents...

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    Gunmen dressed as doctors kill 38 in Kabul hospital

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:38am on March 09, 2017

    Gunmen disguised as doctors stormed Afghanistan’s largest military hospital Wednesday, killing at least 38 people in a six-hour attack claimed by the Islamic State group...

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    Attendants to get IDs at hospitals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on March 09, 2017

    Patient attendants will get identity cards at hospitals from now on, the health ministry decided on Wednesday...

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    UN rights chief calls for inquiry commission, attention of ICC

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on March 09, 2017

    United Nations human rights commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday urged the Human Rights Council of the global body to form a commission to...

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    Most kidney patients cannot afford treatment

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on March 09, 2017

    The World Kidney Day will be observed in Bangladesh today with kidney patients facing a bleak situation as most of them cannot afford the costly...

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    ACC approves charge-sheet against ex BRU VC, four others

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on March 09, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday approved a charge-sheet against former Begum Rokeya University vice-chancellor Mohammad Abdul Jalil Miah and four other officials of BRU on...

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    Five to die for killing retired tax commissioner

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 09, 2017

    A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced five people to death and four others to imprisonment for killing retired tax commissioner Abu Taher at Rampura in...

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    Five suspects indicted

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on March 09, 2017

    The International Crimes Tribunal on Wednesday indicted five detained suspects from Patuakhali on two counts of crimes against humanity they allegedly committed in the village...