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    Family members interrogated once again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on January 05, 2017

    Different units of police on Wednesday interrogated the family members of the slain ruling Awami League lawmaker, Md Manzurul Islam Liton, to understand how and...

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    Govt begins relief distribution among Rohingyas

    Nurul Islam . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:21am on January 05, 2017

    The Rohingya refugees, who recently entered the country fleeing persecution in their home country Myanmar, are relieved to some extent as the government started sending...

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    Natural disaster damage hits 4-year high: Munich Re

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt Am Main | Updated at 01:20am on January 05, 2017

    Natural disasters including storms and earthquakes caused $175 billion of damage in 2016, German reinsurance giant Munich Re said Wednesday, the highest level since 2012...

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    Modified, overloaded trucks, covered vans run unabated

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:14am on January 05, 2017

    The government’s indifference is encouraging owners and workers to run unlawfully modified trucks and covered vans overloaded that caused traffic accidents very often, said rights...

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    BPC seeks relief from huge debt, keen to utilise profit on projects

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:11am on January 05, 2017

    Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation has demanded that the finance ministry should convert its outstanding dues worth Tk 27,419 crore into subsidy although it was making hefty...

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    BCL infighting leaves 15 hurt in Thakurgaon

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 01:10am on January 05, 2017

    Fifteen people were injured in a factional clash between two groups of activists of the Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League-backed student organisation, over celebrating...

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    ACC approves charge-sheets against ex-BR official Mridha

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on January 05, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday approved charge-sheets against former general manager of Bangladesh Railway (Eastern Zone) Yusuf Ali Mridha in five cases...

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    More than 150 inmates escape in Philippine jail raid

    Agence France-Presse . Kidapawan | Updated at 12:53am on January 05, 2017

    Suspected Muslim rebels staged the Philippines’ biggest jailbreak Wednesday when they stormed a dilapidated jail in the violence-plagued south of the country, freeing 158 inmates...

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    Shop owners demand independent inquiry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on January 05, 2017

    Businesses on Wednesday demanded an independent inquiry into the fire at DNCC Market at Gulshan by a committee headed by a retired High Court judge...

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    Rohingya issue: Govt to sensitise int’l communities

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on January 05, 2017

    The government will start efforts to sensitise the international communities about the cleansing of minority Muslims of Myanmar’s Rakhine state and their subsequent exodus to...