• President invites Hasina to form next govt
  • MPs take oath
  • Workers-cops clash
  • HC stays remand of Mahbub
  • BSF hold 2 Bangladeshi nationals
  • Court denies bail, remand petitions of 6 BNP leaders
  • New cabinet takes oath early next week: Cabinet Secretary
  • Hasina asks AL MPs to help restore law, order
  • Hasina to meet president today
  • AL leader shot dead in Khagrachhari
  • Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury gets 7-yr imprisonment
  • 2 killed in Dinajpur road accident
  • Bus kills one in capital
  • Feni arson victim dies in Ctg
  • Yusuf ordered killing of a pro-liberation man: witness
  • Obama invites Merkel to Washington after phone-tap row
  • CAR leader preparing to step down
  • North America's deep freeze set to ease
  • Ex-Nazi soldier charged over French massacre
  • Indian court orders security for family of gang-rape victim
  • Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Selima Rahman waves as she was being taken to jail by the police. — Indrajit Ghosh


MPs-elect take oath today

Members of parliament-elect of the 10th Jatiya Sangsad are set to take oath today after the Election Commission on Wednesday published the gazette notification declaring the results of elections to 290 constituencies. Full story

Three more arson victims die

A trader was killed in arson attack on a truck in Sirajganj on Wednesday, the third day of the opposition-enforced 60-hour general strike that passed off amid stray incidents of violence. Three more people, who... Full story

Attacks on religious minorities slated

The home ministry on Wednesday ordered the police and the divisional commissioners to take additional measures to ensure security of the religious minorities across the country. In separate... Full story

Records in sitting, legislation amid oppn boycott

The ninth parliament, which had a record number of sittings and passed a record number of legislation, failed to be the centre of all activities in running the state because of insincerity on part of both the treasury and... Full story

A major setback in the democratic journey

The 10th parliamentary election marked by low turnout and boycott of opposition parties is a major setback to the journey towards creating a democratic state, says academics, jurists and other concerned citizens. Full story

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Mahbub, Milon remanded, Selima sent to jail

Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Selima Rahman waves as she was being taken to jail by the police. — Indrajit Ghosh
A metropolitan magistrate court in Dhaka remanded BNP chief’s adviser Khandker Mahbub Hossain and its organising secretary Fazlul Haq Milon for two days in police custody while sent its vice-chairman Selima... Full story

India asks US embassy to stop commercial activities

India chipped away at America’s diplomatic perks Wednesday, ordering the envoys to obey local traffic laws and warning that a popular US Embassy club violates diplomatic law because it is open to outsiders. Full story

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