• Ban Ki-moon phones PM, discusses Bangladesh polls
  • Kerry phones Hasina
  • BNP, AL leaders’ meeting ends
  • BNP, AL leaders meet in Gulshan
  • Hearing on Quader Molla’s petition adjourned till Thursday
  • Salimullah Medical College closed sine die
  • 5th day of blockade continues, one killed
  • Bomb explodes in Ganajagaran Mancha
  • Explosions near CMM court
  • Justice Sinha’s village home torched
  • Another Shahbagh bus arson victim dies
  • UN rights chief calls for stay on Molla execution
  • ICT declares Yusuf’s lawyer ‘persona non grata’
  • 15 Shibir activists injured in clash with cops in Khulna
  • Shibir boy killed in clash with police at Feni
  • 138 gold bars seized in Ctg airport
  • Public guard of honour for Mandela cortege
  • China market inferno kills at least 15
  • Canadian researchers discover new greenhouse gas
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Khokon committed killings, arson attacks: victims̢۪ kin

Two prosecution witnesses against absconding war crimes accused Zahid Hossain alias Khokon Razakar on Tuesday told the International Crimes Tribunal-1 that their kin were killed and their houses were set on fire by Razakar Bahini... Full story

AL to stay alert against anarchy by BNP-Jamaat

The Awami League has instructed its grassroots leaders and activists to stay alert so that the opposition BNP and its ally Jamaat-e-Islami could not get any scope to create anarchy after execution of death sentence of Abdul Quader Molla... Full story

Victim allowed to testify in camera

Only one prosecution witness was on Tuesday allowed to testify in camera in the war crimes case of Jamaat leader ATM Azharul Islam. However, the International Crimes Tribunal – 1 rejected a prosecution plea to examine in camera... Full story

DLA opposes unilateral polls

Leaders of the Democratic Left Alliance on Tuesday called on the Awami League to stop the process for holding a ‘unilateral’ election as it would not be acceptable at home and abroad. Full story

JSC examinee killed for ransom

A schoolboy, who had appeared the immediate past Junior School Certificate examinee, was found dead on Tuesday after he had been kidnapped for ransom on Sunday. The police recovered the body of Sohel Rana, 14, son of Fazlul Haque... Full story

India-Bangladesh Foundation established

A foundation has been established pursuant to the memorandum of understanding signed between Bangladesh and India on February 16 for the promotion of greater understanding between the peoples of the two countries. Full story

26 shops gutted in Bogra

At least 26 shops were gutted in a devastating fire at Raja Bazar in the district town on Monday night. Fire service and civil defence sources said that the fire originated from an electric short circuit in a shop and soon engulfed the adjacent shops. Full story

Speaker visits ailing Baby Moudud at BSMMU

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Tuesday visited ailing Parliament Member AN Mahfuja Khatun Baby Moudud at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. During her visit, she inquired about the treatment of Baby... Full story

Cyclonic storm ‘Madi’ moves slightly northwards

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Madi’ over west central Bay and adjoining southwest Bay moved slightly northwards over the same area. It was centred on Tuesday at 6:00am about 1145 kms southwest of Chittagong port... Full story

2 JCD leaders remanded for arson, vandalism

A metropolitan magistrate court in Dhaka on Tuesday remanded two Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leaders, including its president Abdul Kader Bhuiyan Jewel, in custody for six days each in two cases of attempt to kill law enforcers... Full story

Worker leaders demand exemplary punishment for perpetrators

Apparel worker leaders on Tuesday urged the government to identify the perpetrators and ensure exemplary punishment for them for setting Standard Group apparel factory in Gazipur on fire. Full story

Nasim sees local-int̢۪l plots to foil polls

The ruling Awami League presidium member Mohammad Nasim on Tuesday said that conspiracies were being hatched at national and international levels to foil the 10th parliamentary elections scheduled for January 5. Full story

Universal Human Rights Day observed

Universal Human Rights Day was observed on Tuesday in a befitting manner through various programmes across the country. A number human rights organisations including Bangladesh Mahila Parishad, Human Rights International... Full story

PM greets mountain communities on eve of Mountain Day

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has conveyed greetings to all mountain communities, including Bangladesh, on the eve of the International Mountain Day to be observed today in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world. Full story

Nesar Uddin Ahmad passes away

Nesar Uddin Ahmad, assistant vice-president of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, died of liver cirrhosis and cancer on Monday. He was 53. Nesar is survived by wife, a son and a daughter. Full story

Hamid wishes a success of Int̢۪l Mountain Day

President Abdul Hamid has wished a success of the International Mountain Day to be observed today in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world. In a message on the eve of the day, the president said Bangladesh is observing... Full story

No promotion without exam: Nahid

The education minister, Nurul Islam Nahid, on Tuesday said that they would not allow any kind of promotion of school students without examinations. Talking to reporters at the ministry, Nahid said that despite severe disruptions... Full story

ICRC Bangladesh chief meets PM

The Head of Delegation Bangladesh, International Committee of the Red Cross, Christine Cipolla, called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office on Tuesday morning. PM̢۪s Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad briefed reporters... Full story

Cabinet body approves wheat, fertiliser import

The cabinet purchase committee on Tuesday approved four proposals for the import of wheat and fertilisers and appointing a consultant for a railways ministry project. The meeting, chaired by finance minister AMA Muhith, was attended by... Full story


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