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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....

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    Victorious girls await gala reception

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39pm on June 11, 2018

    History-making Bangladesh women’s national team will be given a gala reception when they will return home today after being crowed as champions in the ACC Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....

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    AL allies, critics mock Muhith over budget remark

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05pm on June 10, 2018

    Economists and allies of the ruling Awami League mocked finance minister AMA Muhith as he called them ‘stupid’ and ‘not patriots’ for criticising...

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    Development at the cost of environment!

    Mowdud Rahman | Updated at 12:37pm on June 05, 2018

    THE twenty first century capitalism can yield profit from any crisis. Not just it exploit crisis for profiteering interest, it even produce crisis to come up with a business solution. It wages war and then sells arms in the name of...

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    3 more killed in police custody, ‘gunfights’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:59pm on June 04, 2018

    Three more people — two of them ‘drug peddlers’ and another ‘drug-addict’ — were killed in police custody and in reported gunfights in Tangail, Rangpur and Panchagarah early Sunday taking the death counts in the ongoing anti-drug drives to 135 in 20 days....

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    12 more killed, scores held in anti-drug crackdown

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46pm on May 29, 2018

    At least 12 more suspected drug peddlers were killed in reported gunfights in nine districts early Monday as law enforcement agencies continued anti-drug drives across the country....

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    Gas supply shortage hits Dhaka life hard

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:27pm on May 21, 2018

    Thousands of households in Dhaka have been facing severe shortage of gas supply for the past one week although the supplies to other major consumers like...