• MPs-elect to take oath Thursday
  • Ershad to take oath as MP: Raushan
  • Gazette notification today
  • 2-day remand to quiz Mahbub, Milon
  • BNP not involved in minority assault: Mahbubur Rahman
  • Hunt down attackers of minorities: Nasim
  • Attacks on minorities could be suicidal: Obaidul Quader
  • Gibson-Khaleda meeting at 7:30pm
  • Hasina quits Rangpur-6 for by-polls
  • 60-hr hartal continues slackly on 3rd day
  • Army officer killed in Ivory Coast
  • Adilur, Elan indicted
  • Security for ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level examinees
  • 4 killed in Sylhet road crash
  • Pre-poll violence victim dies in Chittagong
  • Two Paribagh burn victims die
  • 78 Jamaat activists held in Bogra
  • Train communications resume in Kishoreganj
  • Expat killed in NY, suspect held
  • Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai
  • More smokers worldwide now: study
  • Vehicles are stuck in a tailback on a road at Gulistan in Dhaka on Tuesday amid the blockade of road, railway and waterways and countrywide general strike enforced by the opposition alliance. — New Age photo

  • The Bangladesh Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council on Tuesday brings out a procession in front of the National Press Club in protest at attacks on religious minorities. — New Age photo

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Mahbub, Selima, 2 more BNP leaders detained

The detectives on Tuesday detained four leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Party including the party chairperson’s adviser Khandker Mahbub Hossain, vice-president Selima Rahman, lawmaker Nazimuddin Ahmed... Full story

Two more killed in hartal violence

Vehicles are stuck in a tailback on a road at Gulistan in Dhaka on Tuesday amid the blockade of road, railway and waterways and countrywide general strike enforced by the opposition alliance. — New Age photo
Two people were killed as the second day of the countrywide shutdown enforced by the opposition alliance passed off with the capital remaining almost cut off from other parts of the country. The opposition... Full story

Fresh attacks take place in Satkhira, Panchagarh

The Bangladesh Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council on Tuesday brings out a procession in front of the National Press Club in protest at attacks on religious minorities. — New Age photo
Attacks on religious minorities that began in different places after the national elections, held on Sunday, continued with such attacks taking place in Panchagarh and Satkhira on Tuesday. Many... Full story

Ban calls for halt to violence

The United Nations, Commonwealth, the United States, Japan and Australia expressed their disappointments over the January 5 national elections and urged for immediate dialogue for fresh and credible polls. Full story

Verdicts given in 9 war crimes cases, 1 hanged

The two international crimes tribunals sentenced seven men to death and handed life in prison to three others after their convictions for crimes against humanity in the war of independence in 1971 when they collaborated... Full story

Stop violence or face action

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Tuesday warned that she would take ‘tough action’ if the opposition leader Khaleda Zia did not stop violence in the aftermath of elections and oppression on the minorities. ‘I urge you [Khaleda] to stop... Full story

Arctic air brings record cold to huge swath of US

A blast of bone-chilling cold snarled air travel, closed schools and prompted calls Tuesday for people to stay inside in the United States and Canada, as temperatures plunged to lows not seen in two decades. Full story


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