• Door to agreement is still open: Khaleda
  • Bangladesh opposition confirms poll boycott on deadline
  • Blockade extended, now ends Thursday evening
  • Govt put its last nail in the coffin of democracy: BNP
  • Business leaders going to meet Hasina, Khaleda tonight
  • Japan hopeful of ‘all-inclusive’ election in Bangladesh
  • Syed Ashraf's motorcade attacked
  • 1 killed in AL-oppn clash in C’nawabganj
  • Drivers march towards Khaleda residence to protest blockade
  • Arson, blast mark opposition’s blockade in capital
  • Commerce Minister’s house in Lalmonirhat bomb attacked
  • UN resident coordinator meets CEC
  • Court grants bail to two TV journalists
  • Oppn’s 3rd day blockade in progress amid violence
  • IMF approves disbursement of US$140.4mn for Bangladesh
  • Juba Dal leader shot dead in Bogra
  • ICT declines Azhar’s privileged communication with lawyers
  • Juba Dal leader stabbed to death in Comilla
  • BNP activist shot dead in Natore
  • New protest clashes shake Thai capital
  • Najma Banu


Murder case filed against Fakhrul, 31 other opposition leaders

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police filed another murder case against 32 BNP-led opposition leaders including Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 30 others unnamed in connection with Saturday̢۪s bus fire at Malibagh in the capital that... Full story

Ershad̢۪s party demands deadline extension

HM Ershad̢۪s Jatiya Party on Sunday demanded that the Election Commission should extend the nomination submission deadline by 10 days and reshuffle the grassroots administration for a level playing field. Full story

Winter will arrive late

The winter this year will arrive late and be little shorter because of a number of depressions in the Bay of Bengal, said Bangladesh Meteorological Department officials on Sunday. Full story

Stop killing in the name of movement, urges Nagarik Sanghati

Nagarik Sanghati, a civic group, on Sunday urged political parties to stop killing citizens in the name of political movement. At a rally staged in front of the National Museum at Shahbagh, Nagarik Sanghati leaders said that the government... Full story

JSD leaders meet president

Jatiya Samanjtantrik Dal faction leaders on Sunday urged president Abdul Hamid to take steps for resolving the current political crisis in the country. A six-member delegation of the party led by its president ASM Abdur Rob met president... Full story

DU blue-panel teachers condemn violence

The Awami League-backed blue-panel teachers of Dhaka University on Sunday condemned countrywide atrocities during rail-road-waterway blockade and general strikes enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 18-party alliance. Full story

4 injured in BCL-JCD clash at BM College

Four students were injured in a clash between Bangladesh Chhatra League and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student organisations backed by the ruling Awami League and the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist... Full story

4 to die for killing Suman Dutta

A Speedy Trial Tribunal in Dhaka on Sunday sentenced four people to death for the murder of an engineer, Suman Dutta, in Dhaka two years ago. The tribunal judge, ABM Shazedur Rahman, also sentenced Asaduzzaman Khan Sajib... Full story

Growers prepare for boro cultivation from mid-December

The growers have so far prepared seedbeds on about 1.10 lakh hectares of land for cultivation of boro, the largest food crop in terms of volume of production, according to Department of Agriculture Extension. Full story

BNP demands cancellation of election schedule

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday urged the Election Commission to postpone the schedule for 10th parliament election and take necessary steps for holding meaningful election through participation of all political parties. Full story

DLA demands stoppage of unilateral polls

Democratic Left Alliance on Sunday called on the government to refrain from holding one-sided national elections without participation of the opposition political parties. The coordinator of the combine of the eight left leaning political parties... Full story

Absence of EU observers won̢۪t question polls credibility: Muhith

The finance minister, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, on Sunday said that there would be no question raised over polls credibility if the European Union would not send observers to monitor the forthcoming elections. Full story

1 killed being injured in bomb explosion in Faridpur

A man sustained injuries while making crude bombs and later died at Faridpur Medical College Hospital on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Jillur Sarder, 36, son of Jamal Sarder from village Sottajitpur of Pangsha... Full story

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Najma Banu dies

Najma Banu
Najma Banu, wife of retired assistant secretary Haidar Ali of ministry of public administration, died of brain haemorrhage at the Square Hospital in Dhaka on Saturday morning. She was 66. Full story

AL faction observe strike at Nawapara

A group of ruling Awami League leaders and activists observed a dawn-to-dusk general strike at Nawapara industrial town in Jessore on Sunday protesting at the party nomination for Ranjit Roy for Jessore 4 parliamentary constituency. Full story

World AIDS Day observed

World AIDS Day was observed in Bangladesh as elsewhere across the world on Sunday while the country recorded 370 new HIV infected patients in this year. The health ministry also recorded that some 95 patients were infected... Full story

Hasina wants CHT peace model spread worldwide

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday said her government is pledge-bound to maintain peace all over the country including the Chittagong Hill Tracts area. ‘We want to spread this trend of peace across the world,’ she said... Full story

Recording statements of Mobark̢۪s witnesses deferred

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday deferred recording the statements of defence witnesses of war crimes accused Mobarak Hossain until December 3. The hearing was adjourned for two days following personal difficulties... Full story

BADC to import MOP from Russia

Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation will import MOP, a non-urea fertilizer, from Russia under the government to government arrangement, a top official said on Sunday. BADC chairman Md. Zahir Uddin Ahmed told New Age... Full story

Man hacked to death in Pabna

A bidi factory manager was hacked to death by unidentified miscreants in Noordah village of Santhia upazila in Pabna on Sunday morning. The deceased, Eakub Ali Raza, 45, son of Rokon Ali Mollah of village Alokdia in the upazila... Full story

Housewife dies in clash over land

A housewife was killed in a clash over land dispute at Sarkarpur village in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Sharmin Akhter, 32, wife of Nazimuddin Ahmed of the village. Full story

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