• PM pays floral tributes to martyred intellectuals
  • 151 candidates for 10th parliament elected unopposed
  • 3 Jamaat-Shibir men killed in Noakhali clash
  • Asaduzzaman Nur’s convoy attacked, 2 killed
  • Verdicts of other war criminals will also be executed: AL
  • Stop 'unilateral' polls for the sake of democracy: BNP
  • 'Ershad sticking to poll boycott’
  • Petrol bombs hurled at Tuku’s Pabna residence
  • Three killed in Khagrachari road accident
  • Lakshmipur Jamaat leader found dead
  • China prepares for first lunar rover landing on the moon
  • Japan seeks ASEAN backing on China with $20b pledge
  • Mandela's 'long walk' nears its end
  • 21 workers killed in China mine explosion
  • Iraq violence kills 37 as 'terrorism' suspects escape

Cold related diseases spread with onset of winter

The number of patients with cold related diseases has increased in the last couple of weeks since countrywide winter is stepping in. The physicians said they were getting patients, specially children and old-aged... Full story

Justice Jahangir̢۪s village home attacked

Miscreants hurled crude bombs at the village home of Justice Jahangir Hossain, a member of International Crimes Tribunal -1, at Mehedipur under Senbagh upazila in Noakhali early Friday. None of the house... Full story

Navy chief hopes to win arbitration

The chief of naval staff, vice admiral M Farid Habib, on Friday expressed the hope that Bangladesh would win in the maritime boundary dispute with India at the international court that is expected to deliver its judgement in mid-2014. Full story

Quader Molla buried

Executed war criminal Abdul Quader Molla was buried in his family graveyard in Sadarpur upazila of Faridpur early Friday amid tight security. His family said that the 66-year-old Jamaat-e-Islami leader... Full story

Schoolboy fighting for life

A 10-year boy is fighting for life in hospital bed at Dhaka Medical College Hospital after being shot in a fire exchange between the police and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir at Fakirerpul in the capital on Friday. Full story

Execution of Mollah could trigger more violence: AI

Amnesty International has said the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader and war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah could trigger more violence with the country̢۪s minority Hindu community bearing the brunt. Full story

Man under CID custody found dead

The body of an arrestee was recovered from Criminal Investigation Department̢۪s custody in the capital̢۪s Malibagh Friday morning. The hanging body of Md Aziz, 32, was recovered from the third floor of CID headquarters... Full story

Civil society calls for unity to establish real democracy

Voicing grave concern over the ongoing political crisis, civil society members at a dialogue in the capital Dhaka on Friday stressed the need for an immediate initiative by senior citizens to make the ‘silent majority’ vocal to establish... Full story

SPB urges govt to stop unilateral elections

The Socialist Party of Bangladesh faction on Friday called on the government to refrain from holding ‘unilateral’ elections. The SPB faction central leader Shubhranshu Chakrabarty at... Full story

Jamaat appeals against HC verdict

The Jamaat-e-Islami has appealed to the Appellate Division challenging the High Court verdict that had declared illegal and unconstitutional the party̢۪s registration with the Election Commission, said party sources on Friday. Full story

Hasina, Khaleda urged to work to restore peace

The chiefs of three parties — Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh, Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Janata League, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal — on Friday called upon the prime minister to postpone the election schedule and the opposition leader to pull out violent programmes. Full story

Ershad detention an arranged drama, says Manna

Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna on Friday said that the government has staged an arranged drama in the name of picking up Jatiya Party chairman Hussein Muhammad Ershad by law enforcers. Addressing a press conference at... Full story

Gazipur coil factory burnt

Raw materials, products and machinery were burnt by a fire that broke out at a coil factory in BSCIC industrial area at Tongi in Gazipur on Friday morning. Fire Service sources said the... Full story

Graduation dinner held at NDC

The Graduation Dinner of National Defence Course and Armed Forces War Course - 13 of the National Defence College was held at Mirpur Cantonment in Dhaka on Thursday. Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain was... Full story

Two expats̢۪ houses looted in Sylhet

Robbers looted valuables worth Tk 10 lakh breaking into the houses of two expatriates at West Charia village in Bianibazar upazila early Thursday. Local people said some miscreants riding an ambulance came and... Full story

Brahmaputra, Teesta drying up abnormally

The adverse impacts of climate change have forced the mighty rivers of Brahmaputra, Teesta and their tributaries to dry up abnormally much ahead of the dry season. The Brahmaputra has now the lowest... Full story

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