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    Bangladesh govt makes mobile calls pricy in the name of uniform rate

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:04pm on August 14, 2018

    The government has made mobile phone calls costly for the majority of the customers as the uniform floor rate (Tk 0.45 per minute) came into...

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    Smiling Shajahan says ‘sorry’, seeks apology

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05am on August 01, 2018

    Shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Tuesday offered apology for smiling over the deaths of two students in Kurmitola bus accident on Sunday that sparked...

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    Shajahan makes light of deaths of students in road accident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03pm on July 30, 2018

    People responsible for road accidents would get punished as per gravity of the crime, said shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Sunday, breaking almost...

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    Top power, energy officials visit Barapukuria

    Our Correspondent . Dinajpur | Updated at 11:30am on July 28, 2018

    A high official delegation of power, energy and mineral sectors visiting the coal mining field and the 525MW- thermal power plant at Barapukuria under...

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    Probe blames improper inventory for coal theft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16am on July 26, 2018

    A probe committee submitted its report on Wednesday blaming improper maintenance of inventory for disappearance of coal while...

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    PM orders finding out culprits

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17am on July 24, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday ordered bringing to book as quickly as possible the people responsible for the disappearance of 1,48,000 tonnes of coal from...

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    BCL activists set on DU teachers, students

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:54pm on July 16, 2018

    Ruling Awami League-backed Bangladesh Chhatra League activists on Sunday unleashed attacks on quota reform protesters on Dhaka University, this time shoving teachers and beating students, sending a wave of terror on the campus....

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    Protests on as DU restricts outsiders’ movement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10am on July 11, 2018

    Dhaka University authorities would set up security posts on the campus to restrict outsiders’ movement, said vice-chancellor Professor Akhtaruzzaman on Tuesday while protests continued against the...

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    DU VC likens quota protesters with extremists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04pm on July 09, 2018

    Dhaka University vice-chancellor M Akhtaruzzman said on Sunday he found similarities between the activities of protesters for quota reform and international extremist outfits like Taliban, Al-Qaeda and al-Shabab....

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    Public univs in Bangladesh tight-fisted when it comes to research

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 11:19am on June 30, 2018

    Public universities earmark only two to five per cent of their total budget for research when bulk of it, almost three-fourths, goes to salaries, allowances and pensions of the teaching and other staff....