• JU student drowns in pond

    A second year student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) drowns in a university pond.

  • Life-term convict flees from police custody

    Wearing hand-cuffs and shackles, a life-term convict flees away from police custody by jumping off a Mymensingh-bound moving train in Trishal area.

  • Pre-primary books to be in 5 ethnic languages: Nahid

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says the government decides to print pre-primary level books in five ethnic languages from the next academic year.

  • Friday’s HSC exams now on June 12

    The government defers the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and diploma-in-business studies examinations scheduled for May 27 for Union Parishad election.

  • Section 54: Modifications as per SC directive, says law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says modifications will be made to Section 54 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), if needed, as per the directives of the Supreme Court.

  • Female model found dead at her flat

    A female model allegedly commits suicide at her rented flat in Rupnagar area of Dhaka.

  • Tonu’s autopsy doctor 'receives death threat'

    The doctor who performed second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu receives death threat. Ahead of publication of the report, an anonymous letter has advised him to prepare it in a "prescribed manner".

  • Islamic State

    Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

    Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of 2,000 a month in the past year.

  • Bumper crop inflict loss for Lalmonirhat farmers

    Bumper boro rice production should make farmers happy. But farmers in Lalmonirhat are unable to smile because they are compelled to sell their paddy at a price much lower than the production cost.

  • Action, if section 54 abused: Minister

    Action will be taken upon abuse of section 54 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says.

  • HC ruling for man jailed 13yrs after acquittal

    High Court issues a ruling seeking explanation as to why a farmer of Satkhira will not be compensated for suffering jail for 13 years after acquittal.

  • Khaleda Ekram

    Buet VC Khaleda Ekram passes away

    Professor Khaleda Ekram, Buet's first ever vice chancellor, has passed away at the age of 66.

  • SC upholds ruling over arrest on suspicion

    The Supreme Court has upheld a High Court verdict with some modifications and guidelines to stop police force from making arbitrary arrests on suspicion and torturing arrestees on remand.

  • Nurjahan Begum no more

    A lifetime of work dedicated to the emancipation of Bangalee Muslim women, came to an end yesterday as the editor and publisher of the Begum magazine, nonagenarian Nurjahan Begum, breathed her last.

  • Shab-e-Barat observed

    The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, was observed in the country on Sunday night with due solemnity and religious fervour.

  • Pressure piles up on Salim Osman

    Controversial Jatiya Party lawmaker AKM Salim Osman, now under pressure from the Awami League as well as his own party, last night cancelled his press conference scheduled for today.

  • Large parts of embankment damaged in Banshkhali

    People in the coastal areas of Banshkhali upazila in Chittagong fear of more floods ahead as cyclone Roanu had badly damaged large portions of an embankment.

  • Roanu leaves thousands homeless

    Thousands of people have been rendered homeless in several coastal upazilas of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar and Bhola as Cyclone Roanu has left a trail of devastation in its wake.

  • Fed Cup from June 10

    The professional football league committee decide to start the Federation Cup from June 10 with the participation of 12 teams of the of top-tier professional league.

  • Hasina won't join Mamata's oath-taking

    Dhaka has not yet made any decision about who will represent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in ceremony on May 27.

  • Break this cycle of violence

    Concerned over the recent spate of attacks on various targeted groups, the European Union yesterday raised the question of security in Bangladesh and urged the government to break this cycle of violence by bringing the perpetrators to justice.

  • SC judgment today on govt appeal

    The Supreme Court will deliver a verdict today on a long-pending appeal against the High Court directives on the detention of any person under suspicion and subsequent dealings with the detainees on remand.

  • Bus fare cut turns out to be farce

    The reduced passenger fares announced by the government on May 3 have not been implemented amid slack monitoring by the road transport and bridges ministry.

  • Govt to keep watch on pro-Jamaat Peace schools

    The government has asked the law enforcement agencies to keep a close eye on the network of Peace school and colleges across the country to see if they propagate in favour of militancy.

  • N’ganj teacher humiliation: Demand for arrest of Salim Osman

    People from cross sections of life demands the immediate arrest of Narayanganj lawmaker Salim Osman for humiliating a school headmaster.

  • Border Security Force (BSF)

    BSF kills Bangladeshi youth in Panchagarh

    A Bangladeshi youth is gunned down by the members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Sarialjot Kankata bordering area in Tentulia upazila.

  • Imam sent to jail for ‘demeaning Islam’

    An imam (religious leader) and two others have been sent to jail in Lalmonirhat over a case filed for allegedly demeaning Islam.

  • Shab-e-Barat observed

    The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, has been observed across the country with due religious fervor and solemnity.

  • 3 killed in Munshiganj road crash

    Three people are killed and 12 injured as a truck collided with a pick-up van on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Munshiganj.

  • Zero tolerance to malpractice in universities: UGC

    Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan says they will show zero tolerance to any irregularity and malpractice in the country’s universities.