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    Eight of Uttara ‘teen gangs’ held over schoolboy murder

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:21am on February 08, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion personnel Tuesday night arrested eight teenage members of two juvenile groups from capital’s Uttara area in connection with...

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    Four killed in Narayanganj road mishap

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15am on February 08, 2017

    At least four people were killed and another one injured as a truck plunged into a roadside ditch near Acharia Char Primary School at Sonargaon...

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    Two ‘robbers’ killed in Bogra ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:28am on February 08, 2017

    Two suspected robbers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Panchpeer area of Kahalu in Bogra early Wednesday...

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    Both quality, quantity of new books slide

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:08am on February 08, 2017

    The number of new books hitting the stalls in the first week of the month-long Ekushey Book Fair has fallen compared with the corresponding period...

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    5,990 pass written test of 36th BCS exams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on February 08, 2017

    A total of 5,990 examinees passed the written examination of the 36th Bangladesh Civil Service examinations, said a Bangladesh Public Service Commission statement on Tuesday....

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    15 Bangladeshi workers languish in Brunei prisons

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on February 08, 2017

    At least 15 Bangladeshi migrant workers are serving varying prison terms in Brunei for committing crimes there. Those workers are Lutfar Rahman, Mahabubur Rahman, Zakir...

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    1,445 NGOs approved

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on February 08, 2017

    The NGO Affairs Bureau has given registrations to 1,445 foreign-funded non-government organisations in the last sixteen years, agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury, also in charge of...

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    Two medical students die in Lala Khal of Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:02am on February 08, 2017

    Two medical students died after drowning in the waters of river Lala Khal in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon. Both the deceased – Hasan Md Sayeed,...

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    Rohingya aid ship reaches Andaman Sea

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on February 08, 2017

    The Yangon-bound Rohingya aid ship Nautical Aliya on Tuesday reached Andaman Sea and a Myanmar navy vessel started escorting the ship to the port, according...

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    Rly plans to boost earning without fare hike

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:46am on February 08, 2017

    The railways ministry is planning to decrease Bangladesh Railway’s expenditure and increase earning without hiking train fares, officials have said...