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    Saudi alliance to keep 34,000 troops as reserve force

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Several Islamic countries on Sunday expressed their readiness to provide a reserve force of 34,000 troops for the Islamic Military Coalition led by Saudi Arabia...

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    Trump hopes to visit Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has expressed hope to visit Bangladesh as he exchanged greetings with prime minister Sheikh Hasina during the Arab Islamic-American summit in...

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    Johnson key to Mumbai IPL win: Sharma

    Agence France-Presse . Hyderabad | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Veteran paceman Mitchell Johnson, who took key wickets in Mumbai Indians’ IPL final triumph over Rising Pune Supergiant, ha s been hailed as an influential...

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    Ranking up for grab for Tigers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    With New Zealand crushing Ireland by 190 runs on Sunday, Bangladesh’s chance of winning the tri-series tournament ended but the Tigers still have something to...

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    Secondary education suffers from govt’s apathy

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    THE successive governments’ absolute lack of political commitment becomes evident from the fact that only a handful of new government secondary schools were established since...

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    Mosquito control to check mosquito-borne diseases

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    THE fact that Aedes mosquito poses a serious threat to public health needs to be taken into serious consideration as Aedes mosquitoes are prevailing in...

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    What next for Barca after losing La Liga?

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Barcelona face a summer of reconstruction after their grip on the La Liga title was ended by newly-crowned champions Real Madrid. Here, AFP Sports looks...

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    Connecting through CPEC

    by Muhammad Amir Rana | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    THE Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing was an international media highlight...

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    Water, power crisis torment people in sultry weather

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:01am on May 23, 2017

    Shortage of water supply and frequent power cuts have worsened swelter in mild heat wave that has been sweeping over most parts of the country...

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    Free of controversy, most competitive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Its seems the developments in Second Division did a wonder to Dhaka Premier League as the top domestic cricket league completed its first phase without...

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    Chelsea Manning is a free woman

    by Glenn Greenwald | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    EVER since Chelsea Manning was revealed as the whistleblower responsible for one of the most important journalistic archives in history, her heroism has been manifest...

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    Raintree MD to appear before CIID today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on May 23, 2017

    The appellate division of the Supreme Court on Monday stayed the High Court order for six months that had stayed for one month the effectiveness...

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    Prices spiral beyond market dynamics

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:17am on May 23, 2017

    Prices of a good number of essential commodities soared high and higher in the past one month before Ramadan, the fasting month for the Muslims,...

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    Latham wants more against Bangladesh

    Agence France-Presse . Dublin | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    New Zealand captain Tom Latham is still looking for improvement when the Blackcaps aim for a clean sweep of victories in the final match of...

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    Abahani, Muktis move to quarters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Defending champions Abahani Limited moved into the quarter-finals of the Federation Cup as Group A winners after their 1-0 win over Muktijoddha Sangshad at the...

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    Bureaucratic tangle spotted as main obstacle to PPP

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:26am on May 23, 2017

    Progress in the much trumpeted public-private-partnership initiative, taken in 2010 to boost private investment in the country’s infrastructure, now runs out of steam because of...

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    Land minister’s son shown arrested in another case

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:25am on May 23, 2017

    The land minister’s detained son Sirhan Sharif Tomal was shown arrested in another case for vandalism and looting as he was produced before in a...

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    Zidane gets sacrifice from Galacticos

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Zinedine Zidane’s transformation of Real Madrid from crisis club to champions has been rooted not in the glamour of relying purely on ‘Galactico’ talent, but...

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    I’m no devil, blasts angry Ronaldo

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    Despite the joy of helping seal Real Madrid’s 33rd La Liga title on Sunday, Cristiano Ronaldo slammed his treatment by the media, saying he is...

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    Rethinking Activism and Embracing Power

    by Bruce E Levine | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    OCCUPY Wall Street insider Jonathan Smucker’s recently published Hegemony How-To: a Roadmap for Radicals (AK Press, 2017) is the post-Occupy guide for how to be...

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    Gender equality, the freedom struggle way

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    THE movement empowered the women, but also feminised the men. In this time of toxic masculinity, we must recognise and learn from the successes of...

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    Trump lashes out at Iran during Jerusalem visit

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:21am on May 23, 2017

    US president Donald Trump travelled to Jerusalem on Monday to seek ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, but also used the visit to again lash out...

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    UNHCR seeks access for Rohingya identification

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on May 23, 2017

    The UNHCR has sought official access for the identification of all undocumented Myanmar nationals, widely known as Rohingyas, living in Bangladesh to meet their urgent...

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    Around 100 answer scripts of HSC exam seized at RU hall

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on May 23, 2017

    Rajshahi University authorities on Monday seized around 100 copies of answer scripts of Higher Secondary Certificate examination-2017 from Munnujan Hall of the university...

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    No negligence of police found in Banani rape incident: DMP chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on May 23, 2017

    No evidence of negligence of police was found in recording the sensational case over rape of two university girls in the city, said Dhaka Metropolitan...

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    BNP to hold protest rally at Suhrawardi Udyan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on May 23, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party will hold a protest rally at Suhrawardi Udyan in Dhaka on Wednesday to protest at the police raid on the party chairperson Khaleda...

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    Erase Tridiv Roy’s name from all structures: HC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on May 23, 2017

    The High Court on Monday asked the authorities concerned to erase the name of war criminal Tridiv Roy, father of Chakma Circle Raja Debashish Roy,...

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    HRC chief for stern step against responsible

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2017

    National Human Rights Commission chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque on Monday said that the commission would conduct a further inquiry into the incident of committing suicide...

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    Honey collector killed in Sundarbans tiger attack

    United News of Bangladesh . Satkhira | Updated at 12:48am on May 23, 2017

    A honey collector was killed in an attack by a tiger in the Sundarbans at Talpotti under Satkhira range on Monday. The deceased was identified...

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    118 Bangladeshi female workers killed in Jordan in 5 yrs

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:49am on May 23, 2017

    At least 77 Bangladeshi housemaids and 41 other female workers were killed in Jordan in last five years, according to the Bangladesh embassy in Amman....

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    British prime minister says has support for long-held immigration target

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:52am on May 23, 2017

    British prime minister Theresa May denied on Monday that her top ministers did not support a target to bring down immigration to the tens of...

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    One person every second displaced by conflict, disaster in 2016: IDMC

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:50am on May 23, 2017

    More than 31 million people – one person every second – were uprooted in their home country in 2016 because of conflicts and disasters, and...

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    Muhith to increase budget allocation for disabled

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on May 23, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Monday said the government is likely to increase allocation for the disabled in the upcoming budget (2017-18) to ensure their...

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    Probe launched against Barisal school headmaster

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 01:01am on May 23, 2017

    Five female school teachers of a primary school in Barisal made allegation against their headmaster for harassment, leading the authorities to lunch a departmental investigation...

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    Hearing on death reference, appeals begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on May 23, 2017

    The High Court on Monday began hearing on the death reference on confirmation of death sentences handed down by the trial court to 26 persons...

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