• 18-party alliance declares 72-hour blockade from Tuesday
  • Two workers paint the National Memorial premises in Savar on Sunday during the last minute preparation for todayâs Victory Day celebrations. â Sony Ramany

  • Businessmen hold a rally in front of the FBCCI office at Motijheel in Dhaka on Sunday, protesting against the political unrest and attack on industrial establishments.â Indrajit Ghosh

  • The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is carried by military personnel during his funeral in his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province of Johannesburg on Sunday. â Reuters photo

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Victory Day today

Two workers paint the National Memorial premises in Savar on Sunday during the last minute preparation for todayâs Victory Day celebrations. 
â Sony Ramany
The nation today celebrates the 43rd Victory Day recalling the triumph in the war of independence in 1971 against the Pakistani occupation forces . Efforts are also being made to make two Guinness... Full story

9 killed in strike violence

At least nine people, including four in Lalmonirhat and three in Jaipurhat, were killed as activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir clashed with law enforcers and ruling party men during the general... Full story

BNP, allies mull fresh blockade from Tuesday

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led opposition alliance is likely to enforce a fresh weeklong blockade from Tuesday and launch a ânon-cooperation movementâ in the last week of December to take the current... Full story

Businessmen protest at political violence

Businessmen hold a rally in front of the FBCCI office at Motijheel in Dhaka on Sunday, protesting against the political unrest and attack on industrial establishments.â Indrajit Ghosh
Businessmen on Sunday hoisted white flag and formed human chain across the country demanding business friendly environment and protesting the ongoing political violence. Full story

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Nelson Mandela laid to rest

The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is carried by military personnel during his funeral in his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province of Johannesburg on Sunday.
 â Reuters photo
Nelson Mandela, South Africaâs first black president, was laid to rest Sunday after a state funeral filled with tearful eulogies and strident vows to pursue his ideals of equality and justice. Mandelaâs casket was... Full story

Voters denied right to choose: analysts

Analysts on Sunday said the victory of candidates uncontested in more than half of the constituencies before ballot by sharing of seats was actually an act of selection rather than election, which would deepen the crisis and push the... Full story

Revenue shortfall in 2012-13 soars to Tk 10,847cr

The aggregate revenue shortfalls including the NBR portion stood at Tk 10,847 crore from the revised estimates of the last 2012-13 fiscal year that resulted in the highest deficit financing since fiscal year 2008-09. Full story

Power Div to seek additional allocation

The power division on Thursday decided to seek Tk 2,500 crore in addition to Tk 9,862.71 allocated from the next fiscalâs Annual Development Programme for the implementation of electricity generation projects, officials said. Full story

Razzaq urges Molla supporters to express grief peacefully

Abdur Razzaq, the chief of defence counsel of Jamaat leaders being tried by the International Crimes Tribunal, on Sunday urged followers and supporters of Abdul Quader Molla, who was executed on Thursday night, to... Full story

Navy receives 3 warships

Three more warships constructed at Khulna Shipyard were handed over to Bangladesh Navy in Khulna on Sunday. With the three modern ships â Aparajeya, Adamya and Atandra, a total of five ships constructed at... Full story

Housewife âcommits suicideâ

A housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at Dhaniala Para under cityâs Double Mooring police station in Chittagong on Sunday. The victim was identified as Rina Akter, 23, wife of Mohammad Anis. Police... Full story


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