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    Ctg transport workers call strike over alleged assault by MP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on January 13, 2019

    Transport workers in five districts of Chattogram division have called a 48-hour strike from tomorrow morning in protest at assault on a workers’ leader by...

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    Gas crisis acute in some areas of port city

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:58am on January 13, 2019

    Residents of some areas in Chattogram have been suffering immensely for a week due to low gas pressure for inadequate LNG Supply....

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    Ahmad Shafi’s remarks slated

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:33am on January 13, 2019

    Rights activists and educationists have demanded government action against Bangladesh Qawmi Madrasah Education Board chairman Shah Ahmed Shafi for his derogatory remarks about women education....

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    Living costs in Dhaka up by 6pc in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on January 13, 2019

    The costs of living increased by 6 per cent in Dhaka in 2018 as the prices of rice, vegetables, clothes and other essentials went up,...

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    A hidden wound that bleeds

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:01am on January 13, 2019

    Scattered across newspaper pages and often glossed over with cold indifference, the handful of incidents of corporal punishment in educational institutes are far from reflecting...

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    Locals block Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Munshiganj

    Our Correspondent . Munshiganj | Updated at 01:52pm on January 12, 2019

    Locals at Baushia in Gazaria of Munshiganj blockaded Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on Saturday demanding punishment for the killers of college student Rifat Dewan. Later, Gazaria UP...

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    Road Transport Act in effect, says Quader

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14pm on January 12, 2019

    Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said that the Road Transport Act be in effect from Saturday. While inspecting a drive of...

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    Rail link from Dhaka disrupted for five hours

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10pm on January 12, 2019

    Railway communications between Dhaka and rest of the country were partially disrupted for more than five hours on Saturday after two passenger trains hit a...

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    Workers’ unrest continues, 80 factories closed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2019

    Production at over 80 apparel factories were suspended for Saturday at Ashulia, Gazipur and in the capital as thousands of workers held demonstrations blocking roads...

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    ‘Drug peddler’ Rohingyas killed in gunfight, 40,000 yaba seized

    Our Correspondent . Cox's Bazar | Updated at 11:53am on January 12, 2019

    Police recovered bullet-hit bodies of two suspected drug peddlers from Hnila in Teknaf Cox’s Bazar on Saturday morning. Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf police...