• Sri Lanka 314/5 (92.0 ov) first day of the 2nd Test vs Bangladesh
  • Govt prolongs political impasse to stay in power
  • Bodi to appear before ACC on Feb 16
  • 11 dead in Bangladesh boat accident
  • Moudud, Mahbub, Rafiqul released on bail
  • BPL fixing verdicts by month end
  • Shahid commissioner held with arms and ammunition
  • Sangakkara lifts Sri Lanka with 34th century
  • 8 shanties gutted in city
  • Saraswati Puja being celebrated
  • Pakistan-Taliban peace talks due to start
  • Strong 6.1 quake hits off eastern Indonesia, East Timor

Rebels stay in UZ race

Rebel candidates from both the major parties, Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party, are contesting the elections in many upazilas defying strict instructions of their high commands for placing single candidates in... Full story

No nat’l database of cancer prepared

No central database of cancer has been maintained in the country so far, which is an essential part of any cancer control programme. But, the countries which have prepared the population-based cancer registry have achieved... Full story

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6 cases filed against 475 students

The police neither recovered illegal arms nor arrested any gun-toting Chhatra League activists till Monday evening while six cases were filed against 475 students naming 105 but no Chhatra League men for the Sunday’s attack... Full story

Man dies in custody

Angry villagers on Monday laid siege to a police station and clashed with police following the death of a man in custody of Shibpur police in Narsingdi. The villagers alleged that the man detained in a theft case was... Full story

BNP denied permission to hold rally at Suhrawardy Udyan

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police again denied the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance permission for holding a rally scheduled for Monday at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital compelling the alliance to postpone the programme. Full story

Thai protesters move to downtown Bangkok

Thai anti-government protesters who have been camped out in north Bangkok packed their tents and marched downtown on Monday as they consolidated efforts to topple the prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, a day after a disrupted general election. Full story

Minister’s phone call embarrasses HC judges

A two-judge High Court bench on Monday declined to hear an appeal as, what it said, a minster had phoned one of the judges over the case. The bench of Justice Sharif Uddin Chaklader and Justice AKM Shahidul Huq referred the case... Full story

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