• Bangladesh corruption scenario still alarming: TI
  • Time runs fast for a consensus: CEC
  • Perpetrators of Standard Group arson won’t be spared: PM
  • BNP vows to continue movement
  • Indian Foreign Secy due Wednesday
  • Two JCD men shot dead in Chandpur
  • JP boycotts polls
  • BNP welcomes Ershad’s polls boycott decision
  • Suranjit slams Ershad for his U-turn
  • Govt looks at Ershad till withdrawal of nomination papers: Quader
  • Six killed, 65 injured Tuesday
  • Another burn victim dies
  • 3 killed in Bagerhat road crash
  • Ctg bomb attack kills 1
  • BNP calls hartal in Comilla for Wednesday
  • Asia takes top spots in OECD global education survey
  • Thai police allow protesters through barricades
  • Democratic Left Alliance on Monday organises a meeting in front of the National Museum premises in protest at the TICFA treaty and the violence during countrywide blockade. — New Age photo


Lack of data hampers planning

Lack of credible data on people with disability remains the main barrier to mainstreaming them in society, said experts on the eve of International Day for People with Disabilities. Today is International Day of People with Disabilities. Full story

Govt befooled hill people: discussion

Rights defenders and academics on Monday said that the government lacked goodwill in implementing Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord and it had cheated the hill people befooling them through tactics. Full story

Police week 2014 likely to be delayed

The authorities have decided to ‘delay’ the holding of the annual police week-2014 in January, officials said. The inspector general of police, Hassan Mahmood Khandker, said on Friday that it might be delayed. Full story

Transport workers march towards Khaleda̢۪s house

Pro-Awami League transport workers on Monday marched towards the house Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia protesting against arson and attack on transports during blockade and shutdown enforced by... Full story

2 Juba Dal men killed

Two activists of Juba Dal, the youth front of the opposition BNP, were killed allegedly by ruling party men in Comilla and Bogra Sunday night and Monday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Jahangir Sarkar, 35, secretary of... Full story

Bomb found in JU VC̢۪s residence

The police have recovered a handmade bomb from the residence of the vice-chancellor of the Jahangirnagar University. Ashulia police recovered the handmade bomb on Monday morning. Full story

Elan finally released on bail

Odhikar director ASM Nasiruddin Elan was released on bail from the Kashimpur jail on Monday after the Appellate Division upheld a High Court order that had granted him bail on November 24. Full story

58th anniv of Bangla Academy today

The 58th founding anniversary of Bangla Academy will be celebrated today amid elaborate programmes. The progrmmes will begin through placing wreaths at the Central... Full story

Govt to introduce bird flu vaccines for poultry farms from mid-Dec

The department of livestock is going to introduce bird flu vaccines among the poultry farms in Dhaka division from mid-December, a senior official said on Monday. Livestock department director general Mosaddek Hossain... Full story

DLA rally calls for ending political violence

Democratic Left Alliance on Monday organises a meeting in front of the National Museum premises in protest at the TICFA treaty and the violence during countrywide blockade. — New Age photo
Leaders of the Democratic Left Alliance at a rally in the city on Monday called on the election-time government to refrain from holding unilateral national elections without the participation of the opposition political parties. The DLA, a combine of eight left-leaning... Full story

Cross-examination of prosecution witness closed again

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Monday again closed the cross-examination of a prosecution witness against Jamaat leader AKM Yusuf. The tribunal closed the cross-examination of the 13th prosecution witness, Sudhangshu... Full story

2 bank staff killed in Pabna

The bodies of two bank staff were found at Kalikapur in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Abul Kalam Azad, cashier of Pubali Bank Maligachha branch under sadar upazila and Amir Ali... Full story

EC employee found dead in city

A fourth class employee of the Election Commission was found dead in the capital̢۪s Segunbagicha area on Sunday evening. The police recovered the body of Mizanur Rahman, 45, peon of Sutrapur thana election office, was found... Full story

JU VC, Juta president get death threat

Jahangirnagar University vice-chancellor Professor Anwar Hossain and JU Teachers̢۪ Association president Professor Ajit Kumar Majumder have received death threats over their cell phones. Full story

2 Rtv journos granted bail

A day after placing them on a four-day remand, a Dhaka court on Monday granted bail to two journalists of a private television channel in a case filed with Kamrangirchar police station for inciting blockaders to explode crude bombs. Full story

ICT defers Azhar̢۪s indictment review hearing

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday rejected a defence plea seeking privileged communication between detained Jamaat leader ATM Azharul Islam and his defence counsels. The tribunal, allowing another defence plea... Full story

Body of JCD man found in Padma

The police recovered bullet-hit body of a Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal activist from the Padma River in Goalanda upazila on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Saddam Sardar, 24, a second-year student of Rajbari Dr Abul Hossain... Full story

Case lodged over railway sabotage, two held

The railway police on Monday has lodged a case a day after the sabotage in railway at Jakuar Beel under Charghat upazila of the district. Enamul Haque, officer-in-charge of Ishwardi Railway police station, said the unnamed... Full story

2 get life for killing BRDB official in C̢۪nawabganj

A court in Chapainawabganj on Sunday sentenced two people to life term rigorous imprisonment each for killing an official of Bangladesh Rural Development Board in 2010. The court also fined the convicts — Kawsar Ali, 20, son... Full story

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