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    Malnutrition still high in country

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on December 05, 2017

    Number of malnourished children in Bangladesh was still high in the country, with a significant number affected by stunting, wasting and underweight, international rights groups...

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    Ctg transport strike withdrawn

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on December 06, 2017

    Chittagong Metro Public Transport Owners’ Action Council on Tuesday evening called off the transport strike they enforced since Sunday morning. The leaders of the transport...

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    Govt allows activities detrimental to CHT Accord implementation: Santu

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on December 05, 2017

    Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti president and Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council chairman Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma, better known as Santu Larma, on Monday complained that...

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    DNCC mayor post declared vacant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on December 05, 2017

    The mayor post of Dhaka North City Corporation was declared vacant on Monday, four days after the city mayor, Annisul Huq, died...

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    Overcrowding increases risks of disease outbreak in Rohingya camps

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 01:12am on December 05, 2017

    Overcrowding has increased the risk of outbreak of diseases at camps of Rohingyas entering Bangladesh to flee ethnic cleansing in Rakhine State of Myanmar...

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    Risks grow for Rohingya in Bangladesh’s teeming, squalid camps

    Reuters . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:11am on December 05, 2017

    Bangladesh plans to allocate more land for camps housing Rohingya refugees as concerns grow over a possible outbreak of disease in crowded, makeshift settlements clustered...

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    Udichi activist killed by husband

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on December 05, 2017

    An activist of Udichi Shilpigoshthi was beaten to death by her husband in her in-law’s residence at Maniknagar in the capital on Sunday...

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    Star Jute Mill workers protest at assault on official

    Our Correspondent . Khulna | Updated at 12:58am on December 05, 2017

    Workers and employees of Star Jute Mill at Dighalia upazila in Khulna on Monday protested against the assault on its deputy general manager Ahsan Habib...

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    Former civil surgeon lands in jail after scuffle with ADC

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

    A mobile court on Monday sentenced the immediate past civil surgeon of Lakshmipur, Md Salauddin Sharif, to three months’ imprisonment for ‘assaulting’ the additional deputy...

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    Govt plans escalator at public schools

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:05am on December 05, 2017

    Government is planning to set up escalators at 163 public secondary schools, mostly in district and upazila towns, at the cost of over Tk 1,100 crore...