• No Guidelines for Admission Forms: Public universities fix prices at will

    Public universities in the country are charging admission seekers at will for admission forms in the absence of a uniform guideline.

  • 61 killed in Pak police academy attack

    Pakistan yesterday mourned the killing of at least 61 people in a brutal gun and suicide bomb assault on a police academy, the

  • Ad starring Sabbir taken down

    A television commercial starring Bangladesh cricketer Sabbir Rahman had to be taken down after the Bangladesh Cricket Board

  • Police probing 'excesses' on Rab personnel

    A committee assigned by the Police Headquarters is investigating the six incidents of “police excesses” against members of

  • Ban on Catching Hilsa: Rajshahi raids surprise many

    During the ongoing ban, the district administration is carrying out raids against illegal hilsa netting at several places of

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    “Well, @realDonaldTrump, at least I will go down as a president."

  • Who cares about Sundarbans?

    Floating down the Pasur river on a boat from Mongla towards Khulna any day, a visitor will come across hundreds of barges and launches anchored along the river banks. Thick steel pipes fixed to powerful pumps in these vessels disgorge silt and sand from the river bed to fill up the uneven plains and water bodies of the farmland on both banks.

  • Quader pledges qualitative changes in AL

    Obaidul Quader, newly elected general secretary of the ruling Awami League, yesterday said he would bring qualitative

  • Business with a vision

    Long gone are the days when we sipped soft drinks from glass bottles and returned the empty bottles to our neighbourhood

  • Freedom Fighters: Govt raises allowances

    The cabinet yesterday approved a proposal to increase the allowances of those awarded for gallantry, war-wounded freedom

  • A loss in the books, but a win for hope

    It could have been much less or a bit more than the 19 minutes it turned out to be. A cricket fandom raised and sustained on


    Sheikh Hasina was unanimously reelected Awami League president for the eight straight terms while Obaidul Quader was elected unopposed general secretary, replacing Syed Ashraful Islam, by the AL National Council that concluded yesterday.

  • Top Quote!

    “You have showed me great respect, and I should say goodbye with this honour still intact."

  • Get prepared to win next national polls

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed her party's grassroots leaders to make preparations for winning the

  • Ctg Test on a knife-edge

    A fantastic advertisement for Test cricket awaits a gripping conclusion after the fourth day of the first Test yesterday ended in

  • List the homeless, we'll make homes

    Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked her party men and public representatives to make a list of poor and homeless people to ensure their welfare and make Bangladesh a poverty-free country.

  • Foreign delegates sing AL's praises

    A Chinese delegate stressed the importance of economic development and closer ties while an Indian delegate put emphasis on democratic practices

  • Grassroots want Joy in leadership post

    The grassroots leaders want to see Awami League President Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the party's leadership position.

  • Stokes gives England the advantage

    After two days of each team trying to gain the upper hand, a stellar all-round display from Ben Stokes put England at a

  • Top Quote!

    "We believe that democracies ultimately will have to deliver.... And therefore democracy for development is our common and

  • Eyes on polls

    The ruling Awami League opens its 20th National Council today, with Prime Minister and party chief Sheikh Hasina is expected to use the occasion to call on party colleagues to highlight the government's achievements over the past eight years and start preparing for the next general election.

  • Watch out for traffic disruption

    City dwellers fear there will be a major traffic disruption in the capital today as around one lakh Awami League leaders and activists converge on

  • Her finest hour

    One might say this is the finest hour of Sheikh Hasina in her political career.

  • Seven Pak Rangers killed in Kashmir

    The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) said yesterday it killed seven personnel of the Pakistani Rangers and a militant in retaliatory firing

  • BNP to send delegation to AL council

    The BNP is likely to take part in the Awami League's national council today and would call upon the ruling party to “restore democracy”

  • Rab claims it identified Abu Ibrahim Al-Hanif

    The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday claimed to have identified Shayekh Abu Ibrahim Al-Hanif, who law enforces believe to be

  • Late strike keeps Test evenly poised

    Another fascinating day of Test cricket came to an end with Bangladesh perhaps slightly better placed, trailing England's first

  • Tavella shot dead 'by Neo JMB'

    Documents recovered from several “Neo JMB” dens claim that Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella was shot dead by the militant group, Rapid Action

  • Mosul raises humanitarian alarm in war

    At a refugee camp in Syria's Al-Hawl, 11-year-old Jawaher limps from a wound she sustained in an Islamic State group mortar attack while she and family were fleeing Iraq's Mosul. Her family are among the thousands who fled the city just before the October 17 start of an offensive by the Iraqi army and the US-led anti-IS coalition to retake the city from jihadists.

  • Improvised, new look 3-wheelers in the making

    A battery-run rickshaw consumes over 960Wh electricity every time it is charged.