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A schoolboy was caught in the crossfire and killed in fighting between the police and opposition activists in Sirajganj while clashes at places across the country left dozens injured on Monday as the ongoing rail-road-waterway blockade was... Full story
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday told a cabinet meeting that the parliamentary election would be held on January 5 with no change in the schedule.
Ã¢€˜The prime minister expressed her firm resolve to hold... Full story
Reminiscent of Ershad days, Bangladesh Railway has, for the second time in its history, inducted the advance loco pilot system to ensure safety of trains against possible attacks, said officials.
Under the system an advance pilot locomotive... Full story
Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Monday ordered his partyÃ¢€™s candidates to withdraw nomination papers for the 10th national polls by December 13.
As per the Election Commission announced schedule, December 13... Full story
The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami on Monday again called nationwide a dawn-to-dusk general strike for today protesting at the possible execution on its assistant secretary general Abdul Quader Molla.
The party, a major component of the Bangladesh... Full story
Abdul Quader Molla, whose execution warrant was sent on Sunday to the Dhaka Central Jail, will be executed without application of the jail code, New Age has confirmed.
The Inspector General of Prisons, Mainuddin... Full story
After a flurry of parleys with political leaders and other stakeholders for the past three days, UN assistant secretary general for political affairs Oscar FernÃƒÂ¡ndez -Taranco on Monday appeared a bit optimistic about a Ã¢€˜peacefulÃ¢€™ solution to the current impasse... Full story
War crimes convict Abdul Quader MollaÃ¢€™s lawyer in a legal notice on Monday asked the government not to proceed with the Ã¢€˜illegally issued warrantÃ¢€™ for the execution of his death sentence until his review petition was disposed of. Full story
ThailandÃ¢€™s premier called a snap election Monday to try to defuse the kingdomÃ¢€™s political crisis, but protesters kept up their fight to topple the government with an estimated 140,000 demonstrators flooding the streets of Bangkok. Full story
A new political party pledging to sweep corruption from the Indian capital made surprising gains in state elections, grabbing a huge share of votes from the incumbent Congress party and leaving Delhi with no clear leader on Monday... Full story
The growers were frustrated with heavy loss as seasonal crops including winter vegetables were being perished due to disruption of supply chain during the ongoing nationwide blockade enforced by the BNP-led 18-party alliance. Full story
The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday urged the countryÃ¢€™s womenfolk to hate the war criminals for all time and forge unity against the evil force trying to dislodge womenÃ¢€™s progress and emancipation. Full story
At least 10 people were injured as miscreants vandalised and set fire to the houses of national minority at Godagari in Rajshahi Sunday night.
Among the injured Gonesh Mardy and Sonaton Marady were taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital on... Full story
A massive winter storm that drove parts of the southern United States into a deep freeze over the weekend kept a tight grip on the region on Monday while bitter temperatures, snow and ice spread through the East Coast.
The brutal storm pummelled the... Full story
The hearing in the case related to the Bay of Bengal maritime boundary dispute between Bangladesh and India began at the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands. Full story
President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka this afternoon for South Africa on a three-day visit to pay homage to former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela on behalf of himself and people of Bangladesh. Full story
British minister of state at foreign and commonwealth office Baroness Sayeeda Hussain Warsi is likely to arrive in Dhaka on a dayÃ¢€™s visit on Thursday with the current political standoff over elections on top of her agenda.
Baroness Warsi is likely to meet... Full story
China on Monday called for fair and inclusive polls in Bangladesh amid spiraling violence ahead of the January 5 general election.
Ã¢€˜As a friendly neighbour of Bangladesh, China sincerely hopes that relevant parties in Bangladesh... Full story
The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday rebuked finance minister AMA Muhith for his remark that credibility of the election might be questioned if the main opposition Bangladesh
Nationalist Party boycotted the 10th parliamentary polls. Full story