Quader asks party men to make party more disciplined, modern

Hopeful of Teesta deal, says Anisul

BNP says any other deal with India except Teesta meaningless

BD mobile tower radiation harmful for public health: Govt report

Death warrant for Mufti Hannan, 2 other reaches Jail

Hannan to seek presidential mercy

Staff Correspondent: Death warrants for three death row criminals including Huji chief Mufti Abdul Hannan for attempting to kill the-then British high commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury reached the Sylhet Central Jail.

Road accident killed 2 in Mirsarai

Chittagong Correspondent: At least two people were killed in a collision between two trucks in the district’s Mirsarai upazila on Wednesday morning. The incident happened in Barotakiar Parchim Polmogra area under Khoiachhara union.

BNP slams PM for ‘unilateral election campaign’

Staff Correspondent: BNP on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is unilaterally conducting electioneering in favour of her party symbol ‘boat’ keeping ‘opposition’ parties confined to home.

3 to die for killing Comilla expatriate

Staff Correspondent: A court here on Wednesday sentenced three people to death for killing an expatriate after abduction in 2013. The condemned convicts are Shipon Majumdar alias Ripon, 22, Shahabuddin,

President for understanding weather, climate phenomena

PM opens Armed Forces’ warfare display

Bimstec countries see Bay of Bengal as common security space

IS conflict: Air strike 'kills 33 in village near Raqqa'


425 businesses take online VAT registration so far

Business Desk: Under the new VAT Law 110 more business establishments took online VAT registration in the last one week taking the total number of online registered enterprises to 425 up to March 21.


A meltdown of England’s national identity

Paul Mason: Scotland can, should and hopefully will leave the United Kingdom. The question for non-Scottish Brits now is, if they are going to say goodbye to the union, how should they frame their own national


Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif back together again

Entertainment Desk: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have finally started shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai in Austria. The duo is back together after five years as they were last seen in Ek Tha Tiger.


Next version of Android will make phone's battery last longer: Google

International Desk: Google has taken the wraps off the next version of its hugely popular Android operating system. Known as "Android O", the new software will prioritise improving your phone's battery life as well as general performance.


Enjoy luxury train tour through Japan

International Desk: There’s a new way to travel in Japan, and it offers nothing but luxury. Train Suite Shiki-Shima, is set to launch this May and will soon be zooming people around with

Law and Justice

2-day SCBA election begins

Staff Correspondent: The two-day annual election of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) began on Wednesday. The voting began at 10am and continued till 5pm with a one-hour break from


Journalists' memo to PM for 9th Wage Board

Staff Correspondent: Journalists today placed a memorandum to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina demanding immediate constitution of the 9th Wage Board for both print and electronic media.


6 detain in Bosnia over suspected migrant smuggling

International Desk: Bosnian authorities say they have detained six people as part of an international investigation into an illegal migrant smuggling ring. Bosnia's prosecution office said in a statement



Britain and US to ban gadgets on flights due to new IS threat

International Desk: Britain has confirmed it will follow the US in banning passengers from taking laptop computers and tablets on board flights from the Middle East amid fears of a new terror threat.

Strange News

Mum reject baby because he look like an alien

International Desk: A baby boy has been inundated with visitors who believe he is a reincarnation of a Hindu god - despite being rejected by his mother. Mum-of-four Khalida Begum gave birth to


2 students dead, 20 injured in Chinese school stampede

International Desk: Two students have died and more than 20 others were injured in a stampede during a morning toilet break at an elementary school in central China. The Puyang county government in Henan province

Life Style

Here some ways to take a holiday at your desk

International Desk: Some holidays only affect some people. Those in banking or government get a nice long weekend. For the rest, it's business as usual. Still, sometimes when you have been grinding it out,


Blasts kill 4, injure 18 in Nigeria: Police

International Desk: Multiple blasts have killed four people and injured eight others in the northeastern Nigeria city of Maiduguri, the state police commissioner says.


The rapid spread of Australia's cane toad pests

International Desk: They are toxic invaders that have conquered swathes of northern Australia as they continue their seemingly irrepressible march west towards the Indian Ocean.


IS conflict: Air strike 'kills 33 in village near Raqqa'

International Desk: At least 33 people have been killed in an air strike on a school in a village west of the Islamic State-held Syrian city of Raqqa, a monitoring group says.