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UNO harassment: 6 policemen withdrawn

Bangladesh Police have withdrawn six of its personnel, who were on duty in court during the ‘harassment’ of UNO Tariq Salmon in Barisal. The …

HC bench officer forges order for bail in yaba case

A bench officer of the High Court Division has forged the bail order in favour …

Students clash with cops at Shahbagh demanding exam dates

— 4 students injured — Police charge batons and tear shells at agitating students — Students hurl brickbats…

Govt to procure another 50,000 tons of rice

The government has taken the decision to import another 50,000 tons of rice to improve Bangladesh’s food stock.…

DU wins Facebook anti-extremism campaign contest

Dhaka University has won a Facebook-based anti-extremism campaign in a global competition that saw participation of 160 teams from 70…

Terror activity ‘rose in 2016’

A new US report has indicated a decrease in terrorist attacks worldwide in 2016, but a significant increase in such activities in Bangladesh. The Department of State released the ‘Country…

Falling school contact hours take toll on pry edn

Teaching time at staggered or double-shift primary schools has decreased further when the annual school…

51pc migrants experience fraudulence during migration

Fifty one per cent of migrant workers have experience fraudulence or degrading treatment at different…

24-hour operation at Ctg, Benapole ports

Bangladesh government had decided to keep its main sea port and land port open for…

Don’t ruin fish market for small gains, PM to exporters

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked those involved in fish production, processing and export…

Chief shipping engineer held for bribery

The chief engineer of Bangladesh Department of Shipping has been arrested for taking bribes, according…

1.8m Dhaka dwellers may be affected by Chikungunya

Illustration of Chikungunya. Prothom Alo  At least 1.8 million people are feared to be infected…

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