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    Police spot new hideouts

    Hasanat Kamal . Moulvibazar and Muktadir Rashid . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2017

    Heavy gunshots were heard near two suspected dens of extremists in Moulvibazar from Wednesday morning as the police raids were underway on the houses owned...

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    Bangladesh Bank heist was state-sponsored: US

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2017

    The heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the New York Federal Reserve last year was ‘state-sponsored,’ an FBI officer in...

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    Maldivian model girl found dead in Rajshahi

    Our Correspondent . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2017

    A young model from the Maldives known as the ‘girl with aqua blue eyes’, who had featured on the Vogue magazine cover, was found dead...

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    HC stays sedition case against Khaleda

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2017

    The High Court Division on Wednesday stayed the proceedings against former prime minister and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in a sedition case filed by a...

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    Public enemies of world truth

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    WHY can’t 21st century media just report news and separate opinion? Maybe straight news that allows readers, viewers, and listeners to discern the truth is...

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    Critical thinking to saffron thinking

    by T Navin | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    FOR the proponents of Hindu rashtra, the university and academic spaces acquire importance for the propagation of the concept of Hindu rashtra...

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    Two bodies still in Atia Mahal

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:17am on March 30, 2017

    Police could not start recovering the bodies of two more suspected extremists from the den in Sylhet till Wednesday evening, more than 24 hours after...

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    Two of six Sylhet blast victim families frightened

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet and Muktadir Rashid . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on March 30, 2017

    The families of two decorator business partners who were killed along with two police officers and two Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders in bomb blasts near...

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    The west is becoming irrelevant

    by Andé Vltchek | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    I was recently told by an Asian friend of mine who is working in Paris: ‘Lately I stopped following almost all that is happening politically...

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    Resist extremism, says PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Faridpur | Updated at 12:05am on March 30, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the people of all strata to resist extremism, saying it is not our path to tread. ‘I call...

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    Bangladesh to demand handover of 195 Pakistani POWs

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on March 30, 2017

    Law minister Anisul Huq said in Dhaka on Wednesday that Bangladesh would demand that Pakistan should hand over 195 prisoners of war to Bangladesh for...

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    Mooting: putting education into practice

    by Saira Rahman Khan | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    GOOD lawyers are not only a bunch of brainy swots with a penchant for debate and a good verbal fight...

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    JICA joins IFC to help increase Bangladesh’s power capacity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on March 30, 2017

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency has joined a venture of International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, and others to support Bangladesh...

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    Environmental concerns must be addressed in earnest

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    ENVIRONMENTAL degradation going apace in Chittagong by way of river pollution, encroachment on canals and the cutting of hills is concerning while a large number...

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    Early steps needed to streamline engine boats

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    YET another engine boat capsize took place in Bagerhat on Tuesday. The engine boat, popularly known as a trawler carrying 50 to 60 people, capsized,...

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    Comilla city polls today

    Ahammad Foyez and Yasmin Reema . Comilla | Updated at 12:23am on March 30, 2017

    All set to hold polling in the elections to Comilla City Corporation today amid doubt about its freeness and fairness while fear of extremist attack...

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    Myanmar Rohingya militants call for peacekeeping troops

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:30am on March 30, 2017

    A nascent Rohingya militant group whose raids triggered a bloody crackdown by Myanmar’s army called Wednesday for international peacekeepers to protect the stateless Muslim minority...

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    UK ministers set out Brexit sovereignty plan

    BBC | Updated at 08:50am on March 30, 2017

    The government will set out how it plans to remove EU law from the statute book later by publishing details of its Great Repeal Bill...

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    EU stresses compliance

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on March 30, 2017

    Bangladesh should take measures, including comprehensive legal provisions, for establishing trade unions and the rights of the trade unions to operate freely in garment industry...

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    Voting in Comilla city polls underway

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 09:39am on March 30, 2017

    The voting in the elections to Comilla City Corporation is underway amid scattered incident of violence and allegations. Supporters of ruling Awami League- and Bangladesh...

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    Drive at Moulvibazar ‘extremist dens’ suspended for heavy rain

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:35am on March 30, 2017

    The joint forces’ raid on two ‘extremist dens’ at village Nasirpur of sadar upazila and at Barhat of municipality area in Moulvibazar, was suspended on...

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    Prominent citizens want protection of ethnic people’s lands in plains

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on March 30, 2017

    A group of 13 prominent citizens led by Oikya NAP president Pankaj Bhattacharya on Wednesday asked the government to create a special land commission for...

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    OC found dead at house inside PS compound

    Our Correspondent . Bogra | Updated at 01:31am on March 30, 2017

    Officer-in-charge of Gabtali Police Station in Bogra ANM Abdullah Al Hasan was found dead at his house inside the police station compound on Wednesday morning...

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    Case still pending amid lack of witnesses

    Robiul Islam | Updated at 01:28am on March 30, 2017

    Blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu killing case has remained stalled for lack of prosecution witnesses although two years elapsed after the murder...

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    Indian army chief due Friday

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on March 30, 2017

    Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat is scheduled for Friday to arrive in Dhaka on a three-day official visit. ‘This visit is part of the...

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    Recycle wastewater to meet freshwater demand: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on March 30, 2017

    Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday said that recycling of the wastewater dumped into the surface was a must to meet the ever increasing demand...

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    Moudud for dialogue to deal with extremism

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:48am on March 30, 2017

    Amid the growing extremist incidents at different parts of the country, Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Wednesday urged the government to take...

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    12 killed as church bus and truck collide in Texas

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:15am on March 30, 2017

    A small shuttle bus carrying Texas church members home from a retreat collided head-on with a pickup truck, killing 12 people and injuring three others...

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    Ctg abandoned baby gets custodian

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:50am on March 30, 2017

    Ekush, a one month old abandon baby boy, at last found his home as a Chittagong court on Wednesday decided his custodian...

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    Ganasanghati calls for unity to resist extremism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on March 30, 2017

    Leaders of Ganasanghati Andolan on Wednesday called for unity to resist extremism and any imbalance deal with neighboring India during prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit...

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    Pollution from international trade killed seven lakh in one year: scientists

    Reuters | Updated at 11:33am on March 30, 2017

    Air pollution from industries making goods for export are linked to more than 700,000 premature deaths worldwide in a single year, affecting people living thousands...

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    Death toll from Bagerhat trawler capsize rises to 12

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:55am on March 30, 2017

    The bodies of seven more people, who had gone missing after a trawler capsized in the River Panguchi of Morrelganj upazila in Bagerhat on Tuesday...

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    Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in Baghdad

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:01am on March 30, 2017

    A suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 15 people and wounding 45, according to Iraqi officials...

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    Nahid asks dishonest teachers to quit profession

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on March 30, 2017

    Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday asked the dishonest teachers, who are involved in question paper leak, to leave the profession...

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    Federal judge in Hawaii extends court order blocking Trump travel ban

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on March 30, 2017

    A federal judge in Hawaii indefinitely extended on Wednesday an order blocking enforcement of president Donald Trump's revised ban on travel to the United States...

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    Four held over CU student murder

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:22am on March 30, 2017

    Police arrested four people and claimed on Wednesday that they ascertained the mystery of the murder of Md Alauddin, a student of Chittagong University, a...

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    HC rejects appeal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on March 30, 2017

    The High Court Division on Wednesday rejected tannery owners’ prayers to allow them to run their factories at Hazaribagh in the capital until Eid-ul-Azha....

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    Love GMOs, says Nobel laureate Richard Roberts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on March 30, 2017

    Nobel laureate Richard Roberts on Wednesday emphasised the benefits of Genetically Modified Organisms at a public lecture in the capital’s North South University Campus Auditorium...

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    Strong infrastructures, coordination stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    Strong governance, appropriate institutions and proper coordination among the authorities were mandatory for tapping huge potential resources still hidden in the country’s offshore areas, suggested...

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    Moudud for dialogue to deal with extremism

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:49am on March 30, 2017

    Amid the growing extremist incidents at different parts of the country, Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Wednesday urged the government to take...

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    Death toll rises to 5, still 17 missing in Bagerhat

    Our Correspondent . Khulna | Updated at 12:51am on March 30, 2017

    The rescuers recovered another body of a woman from river Panguchhi on Wednesday, reaching the death toll to five, as an overloaded trawler capsized in...

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    Schoolboy drowns

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on March 30, 2017

    A schoolboy drowned in the River Buriganga while bathing with his friends at Keraniganj in Dhaka on Wednesday...

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    Moudud for dialogue to deal with extremism

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:46am on March 30, 2017

    Amid the growing extremist incidents at different parts of the country, Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Wednesday urged the government to take...

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    SC clears way for holding FBCCI election

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:41am on March 30, 2017

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the High Court order that stayed the process of holding the FBCCI election for...

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