2h ago| Transport

Commuters suffer as fewer buses ply city roads

The number of buses operating in Dhaka is relatively low today, compared to other days, amid fears of violence, causing sufferings to the city residents since morning.

4h ago| Politics

Fakhrul barred from going to BNP’s Nayapaltan office

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was prevented from going to the party's Nayapaltan office this morning.

1h ago| Bangladesh

Railway gets new DG

Md Kamrul Hasan, additional director general (infrastructure) of Bangladesh Railway, has been appointed as the director general of the state-run transport agency..He will replace Dhirendra Nath Mazumder..The railways ministry issued a circular in this regard today. The order will tak

21h ago| Views

‘Khela hobe’: Is our democracy our politicians’ plaything?

What game do our political leaders plan to play?

4h ago| Crime & Justice

Money laundering case: NSU trustee board chair gets bail

A Dhaka court has granted Azim Uddin Ahmed, the chairperson of North South University's Board of Trustees, ad-interim bail until January 25 next year in a case filed over laundering of Tk 304 crore.

14h ago| Politics

BNP to hold nationwide demos today over 'police attack'

The BNP will stage demonstrations across the country today protesting "police's attack" on party leaders and activists.

4h ago| TV & Film

Arifin Shuvoo revels in action-packed ‘Black War’ teaser

Action star Arifin Shuvoo’s “Black War”, which is a sequel to his much-appreciated “Mission Extreme”, dropped its teaser yesterday.

15h ago| Politics

AL men ‘on guard’ for Dec 10 BNP rally

Leaders and activists of the ruling Awami League have started to take position in different areas of the capital, in the name of “vigilant guard”, ahead of the BNP’s December 10 rally.

8h ago| Politics

Police crackdown in city: Hoteliers count losses as guests stay clear

Many hoteliers and owners of shared living facilities in the capital are facing losses due to a sharp decline in guests since the ongoing police drives started on December 1.