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    Ahsanul Kabir joins as chairman of Shanto-Mariam Foundation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on July 02, 2020

    Md Ahsanul Kabir vice-chairman of Shanto-Mariam Foundation took charge as new chairman of the Shanto-Mariam Foundation, said a press release. Shanto-Mariam Foundation chairman Md Imamul...

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    Low-key celebration marks DU’s 99th anniversary

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on July 02, 2020

    Ongoing coronavirus outbreak overshadowed the 99th founding anniversary celebrations of Dhaka University and forced the university authorities to limit and cancel a number of programmes...

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    GK upgrades coronavirus kit as per DGDA guidelines

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:41am on July 02, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra has started upgrading its Rapid Dot Blot antibody kit for coronavirus testing after the kit failed to get the drug administration’s approval, said...

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    4 years of Holey Artisan attack

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on July 02, 2020

    Extremists in Bangladesh are at the lowest point of their strength now, but some of them may opt for lone-wolf attacks as they have no...

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    158 fall victim in 6 months: ASK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on July 02, 2020

    A total of 158 people became victims of extrajudicial killings and custodial deaths while 156 journalists were oppressed and harassed in Bangladesh between January and...

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    Man abducts, kills only son over dowry dispute

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on July 02, 2020

    A father has allegedly abducted and killed his only child over family dispute in the capital’s Matuail area as his in-laws refused to pay the...

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    1,113 acres eroded, 656 houses damaged in north flooding

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 11:52pm on July 01, 2020

    Swelling rivers have swallowed 1,113 acres in five flood-affected districts in Rangpur division, destroying at least 656 houses, according to Water Development Board. As seven...

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    ACC summons JMI, Toma, 4 other cos

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on July 01, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday summoned bosses of six health sector supplier firms, including JMI Hospital Requisite Manufacturing Ltd and Toma Construction Ltd, to probe...

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    Unskilled masters blamed for waterway accident

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 11:30pm on July 01, 2020

    Most of the fatal inland waterways accidents in the country are mainly caused by unskilled masters in absence of proper training, observed river safety experts....

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    Biman flights on Dubai, Abu Dhabi routes from July 6

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:37pm on July 01, 2020

    The flight operations on Dubai and Abu Dhabi routes will resume on July 6 after a three-month suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic. Mokabbir Hossain, managing...