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  • Clockwise from top left, a group of agitated people burns the flag of Pakistan; Socialist Party of Bangladesh and Communist Party of Bangladesh bring out a procession; Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote burns effigy of former cricket star Imran Khan; Bangladesh Workers’ Party and Juba League burn flags and effigy of Imran Khan in Dhaka on Wednesday to protest at the resolution of Pakistan parliament regarding the verdict of Abdul Quader Molla. — Sony Ramany

  • Bangladesh CNG-filling Owners’ Association holds a press conference at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Wednesday. — New Age photo

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Pak resolution on Molla execution criticised

Clockwise from top left, a group of agitated people burns the flag of Pakistan; Socialist Party of Bangladesh and Communist Party of Bangladesh bring out a procession; Bangabandhu Sangskritik Jote burns effigy of former cricket star Imran Khan; Bangladesh Workers’ Party and Juba League burn flags and effigy of Imran Khan in Dhaka on Wednesday to protest at the resolution of Pakistan parliament regarding the verdict of Abdul Quader Molla. — Sony Ramany
Left leaning political parties on Wednesday strongly reacted to Pakistan government̢۪s stand over the execution of war crimes verdict against Abdul Quader Molla. National Assembly of Pakistan on Monday adopted a resolution... Full story

AL inducts 318 assistant secretaries

Awami League president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina has approved inclusion of 318 assistant secretaries in the party̢۪s central sub-committees in a bid to revamp the organisational capacity as well as to appease young leaders... Full story

Man hacked to death in Laksmipur

A man was hacked to death over ‘family feud’ at village Uttar Raipura under Raipur upazila in Laksmipur on Tuesday night. The deceased was Kiran Hossain Pathan, son of Munsur Pathan of the village and also an... Full story

Sathkhira DC replaced

The government on Wednesday appointed energy division deputy secretary Nazmul Ahsan as deputy commissioner of Satkhira, replacing Mohammad Anwar Hossain Hawlader amidst violent protests led the opposition demanding... Full story

CNG dealers place 3-point appeal

Bangladesh CNG-filling Owners’ Association holds a press conference at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Wednesday. — New Age photo
Upset at the ongoing political turmoil that has taken its heavy toll on their business, the country̢۪s CNG refuelling station owners on Wednesday placed a 3-point demand to survive. Their demands are rescheduling... Full story

Actions against Pakistan if resolution not withdrawn: Hanif

Ruling Awami League joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif on Wednesday said that actions would be taken against Pakistan government through international forums if the resolution adopted by Pakistan parliament... Full story

House ‘grab’ case against Moudud ‘false, baseless’: lawyer

Detained BNP leader Moudud Ahmed’s lawyer on Wednesday termed as ‘false and baseless’ the house ‘grab’ case against his client and his London based brother. The case filed Tuesday by the Anti Corruption Commission, said the... Full story

JP enforce hartal in Rangpur div

The Jatiya Party on Wednesday began to enforce 48-hour general strike in Rangpur division pressing for release of party chairman HM Ershad from ‘detention’ at the Combined Military Hospital amid speculations that Ershad might be sent abroad. Full story

Int̢۪l Migrants Day observed

International Migrants Day was observed in Bangladesh and elsewhere across the globe on Wednesday with a vow to promote and protect fundamental rights of the migrant workers. To mark the day, the government had.... Full story

RAB nabs BNP city unit leader

The Rapid Action Battalion members nabbed a joint-convener of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party from a house in the capital̢۪s Shatmashjid Housing area under Mohammadpur on Wednesday afternoon. Full story

Khoka sent to jail again

Two metropolitan magistrate courts in Dhaka on Wednesday sent Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka to jail again after hearing both remand and bail petitions filed in connection with two cases. Full story

Ganasanghati rallies against unilateral polls

Leaders of Ganasanghati Andolan at a protest rally on Wednesday said that the country was facing a serious political crisis as the issue of the election-time government had not been resolved yet. The ruling Awami League still remained firm... Full story

Jamaat seeks out India

Immediately after accusing India of trying to turn Bangladesh into a ‘colony’, the Jamaat-e-Islami is now seeking to ‘communicate’ with India on regional issues. In an interview to Kolkata’s ‘Ananda Bazar Patrika’... Full story

Missing youth found dead

Police recovered the body of a youth from a drain at Osmania Glass Sheet factory area under Chandgao police station on Wednesday morning. The body was recovered six days after he went missing. Full story

5 hurt in bomb blast

At least five people were injured, one of them critically, as miscreants exploded a bomb in front of Comfort Hospital in the capital Dhaka Wednesday night. Kalabagan police sub-inspector Sahidul Islam said that two... Full story

US embassy seeks adequate security

Amid escalating demonstrations in and around diplomatic zones over the last few days, US ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena on Wednesday voiced deep concern over security matter and sought adequate security measures for... Full story

Miners̢۪ strike enters 24th day

Miners at Madhyapara Granite Mining Company Ltd in Dinajpur continued with an indefinite strike for the 24th consecutive day on Tuesday to press home their 5-point demand. Under the banner of Madhyapara Granite Mining Company Ltd... Full story


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