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Students` anti-VAT protests block rush hour city traffic again

05:06 PM, 14 Sep 2015 Monday

Rush hour traffic in the capital crumbled again since Monday morning as students of private universities continued for the seventh day...

Mohsin Ali passes away

04:56 PM, 14 Sep 2015 Monday

Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali, who was undergoing treatment at Singapore General Hospital, died on Monday morning.

Babar, Arif among 32 indicted in Kibria murder case

09:27 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

A court here on Sunday indicted 32 people, including former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar and suspended Sylhet City Corporation...

Operation Clean Heart indemnity law illegal: HC

09:00 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

The High Court declared illegal as illegal a law providing indemnity to those involved in Operation Clean Heart.

Stocks edge slightly higher

08:09 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

Stocks edged slightly higher on Sunday, the opening day of the week with turnover improving marginally, as investors took position on lucrative stocks.

Advance railway ticket for Eid from Tuesday

07:40 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will begin selling of tickets in advance from Tuesday to ease the travelling of homebound passengers ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.

Govt committed to rights of religious minorities: PM

07:30 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government is firmly committed to protect the rights of religious minorities and always encourages dialogue between different faiths.

7 worst apps that violate your privacy

06:04 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

When you`re browsing through the millions of apps available from the Apple and Android app stores, you`ll notice that close to 98 percent of them are free to download.

Sooraj, Athiya`s Hero earns Rs 6.85 cr on its opening day

05:39 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

Launched by Salman Khan in Bollywood, debutants Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty are facing a tough task of impressing the audience at the box office.

Student`s anti-VAT demo hits city traffic again

05:27 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

As part of their ongoing movement protesting the imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT) on tuition fees, students of private universities...

I`m right for Chelsea: Mourinho

05:19 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

Jose Mourinho insists there is "no one better than him" to lead Chelsea despite the champions` worst start to a top-flight season in 29 years.

Registration for IU admission test begins

05:16 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

The admission process of the first year honours courses for the academic session 2015-2016 at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia began on Sunday...

Migrant crisis: Record 4,000 go from Serbia to Hungary

04:46 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

The number of migrants entering Hungary from Serbia hit a new record on Saturday amid tension in eastern Europe over how to deal with the crisis...

Seven Hizb-ut-Tahrir members held in Dhaka

04:14 PM, 13 Sep 2015 Sunday

Detective Branch (DB) of police have arrested seven members of banned Islamist outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir from Khilkhet area in Dhaka.

Over 80 killed in cylinder explosion in India

08:58 PM, 12 Sep 2015 Saturday

Over 80 people died and nearly 100 were injured as a powerful gas cylinder explosion ripped through a restaurant near Madhya Pradesh...

Govt. to built ensuring atmosphere suiting children: PM

07:53 PM, 12 Sep 2015 Saturday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government wants to build Bangladesh where every child would grow up...

Private University students continue VAT protests

07:01 PM, 12 Sep 2015 Saturday

Private University students as part of their ongoing movement brought out processions in different parts of the city on Saturday protesting the imposition of VAT on tuition fees.

Saudis investigate deadly crane fall

06:29 PM, 12 Sep 2015 Saturday

Saudi Arabia has begun an investigation after a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, killing at least 107 people.

Leather industries to get loan under BB`s low interest scheme

01:41 AM, 12 Sep 2015 Saturday

Leather industries will also get low-interest loan facilities under the Bangladesh Bank’s refinance scheme for renewable energy and environment-friendly industries...

Stop erosion of democracy: UN

12:21 AM, 12 Sep 2015 Saturday

UN rights experts, speaking ahead of the International Day of Democracy, have deplored the increasing erosion of democracy...