• Molla’s review petition rejected
  • Army ready to get deployed during polls: CEC
  • We’re ready to carry out execution order against Molla: IG Prisons
  • No legal bar to execute Molla: AG
  • Seven family members wish to meet Quader
  • Family members enter Dhaka Central Jail to meet Quader
  • SC notifies authorities about Quader’s review dismissal
  • Five killed in Lakshmipur in BNP-RAB clash
  • Apparel orders fall by 30 pc
  • People leading normal life, Tuku claims
  • Crude bombs blasted at Inu and Fazle Kabir’s village homes
  • Ershad asks EC not to allocate ‘Plough’ to any candidate
  • I saw Khokon Razakar shooting my mother to death: Witness
  • Injured driver dies at CMCH
  • India gains from Bangladesh labour unrest
  • China wants to play more constructive role at WTO
  • US weighs Ukraine sanctions, warns against military force
  • South Africa mourns as Mandela lies in state for second day
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1 crore children under-5 left unregistered

About one core children under-5 in the country do not officially exist as they do not have birth registration, according to a new report by UNICEF published on Wednesday. Children unregistered at birth or without identification... Full story

UN, Australia express concerns over Quader execution

United Nations and Australia have expressed concern over execution of Jamaat-e-Islami assistant secretary general Abdul Quader Molla and asked Bangladesh to stop the execution and to address ‘concerns before taking... Full story

Nasim slams Quamrul, Shamsul

Ruling Awami League-led alliance spokesman Mohamaad Nasim on Wednesday came down heavily on state ministers Quamrul Islam and Shamsul Hoque Tuku for announcing at a press conference on Tuesday evening... Full story

AL man killed

An Awami League activist, who sustained severe injuries in an attack by miscreants Tuesday night, died at Satkhira General Hospital Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Abdul Hamid Biswas, 55. He died... Full story

President pays last respect to Mandela

The president, Abdul Hamid, on Wednesday paid his last respect to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela along with other heads of state and government. ‘Honourable president showed his last respect to the legendary leader standing... Full story

Hefazat̢۪s hartal in Ctg Sunday

Hefazat-e-Islam on Wednesday called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in greater Chittagong district for Sunday protesting against disapproval of its pre-scheduled convention in the city by police administration. Full story

China wants political stability: Shamsher

Visiting special envoy of the China government Luo Zhaohui on Wednesday told Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia that China wanted political stability and economic development of Bangladesh. Full story

Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed in Congo road accident

A Bangladeshi peacekeeper, stationed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, was killed in a road accident Wednesday morning, officials concerned said. Corporal Mohammad Rafiqul Islam, 35, of Bangladesh Army... Full story

BOU releases HSC results

The final results of first and second year of HSC programme-2012 under Bangladesh Open University were published on Wednesday. A total of 1,40,792 students took part in the examinations and 39,112 students came... Full story

FF Amran testifies Al-Badr men led by Quasem abducted, tortured him

Classmate and freedom fighter Syed Mohd Amran on Wednesday testified that on November 30, 1971, he and five of his cousins were abducted from their Chittagong residence by Razakar Bahini men and Pakistan occupation... Full story

2 Bangladeshis cleared of Singapore riot charges

Two Bangladesh nationals, arrested in Singapore after Sunday night’s rioting in ‘Little India’, had been let off after being found innocent, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. The Bangladesh mission in Singapore has rubbished... Full story

Primary Bangla, Eng questions leaked: Nahid

Some officials of the National Academy for Primary Education responsible for setting questions in Primary Education Completion Examinations-2013 were involved in question leakage, said primary and mass education... Full story

ACC grills 7 officers over Sonali Bank loan scam

The Anti Corruption Commission on Wednesday interrogated seven officials of Sonali Bank in connection with the much-talked-about Sonali Bank loan scam. A seven-member investigation team, led by its deputy director Mir Zainul Abedin Shibly... Full story

ICT cancels appointment of Yusuf̢۪s defence counsel

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Wednesday cancelled appointment of Jamaat leader AKM Yusuf̢۪s defence lawyer, Mizanur Rahman, as he remained absent from the tribunal proceedings since November 25. Full story

Clash over land kills 1 in Sylhet

A man was killed and nine others were injured in a clash over land-related dispute at village Ronikhai under Companyganj upazila in Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Sujit Baidya, 30, son of Shetu... Full story


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