• Govt to wait for ‘future tech to extract coal’
  • HRW urged govt to protect apparels workers’ rights
  • Govt to publish lists of martyred intellectuals by June
  • 3rd phase of elections to 83 UZ councils on March 15
  • ACC sues BNP leader Mosharraf for money laundering
  • Steps soon to shut substandard diagnostic centres: Nasim
  • Bangladesh avoid follow-on
  • All rural households to get electricity: PM
  • BAF training aircraft crash landed in Jessore
  • Bangladeshi lynched in India
  • Two AL candidates served notices for violating electoral rules in Kapasia
  • Jamaat’s hartal continues slackly
  • Russia says not the time for Syria humanitarian resolution
  • Turkey lawmakers adopt 'Orwellian' Internet curbs
  • Ban in gay rights plea, US warns of toothpaste bombs
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No land survey completed since independence

Bangladesh, even 42 years after its independence, has neither been able to complete a land survey of the whole country nor finished undertaking a ‘revisional settlement’ survey, which was first launched in 1966 by the then Pakistan government. Full story

Teachers stand against students

Teachers in Rajshahi University have stood against students over the move for the introduction of evening courses on a commercial basis as all but a handful of teachers irrespective of party leaning are supporting the... Full story

World community accepts results of January 5 polls: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday said in the parliament that the world community had accepted results of the national elections held on January 5. In reply to a question of Awami League... Full story

Hasina remark over Khaleda in arms haul case baseless: BNP

The BNP on Wednesday said that the remarks the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, made involving Khaleda Zia in the haul of 10 trucks of arms was baseless and politically motivated. ‘What the illegal prime minister... Full story

BCL man held after home ministry order

The police on Wednesday afternoon arrested a leader of the Rajshahi University unit Chhatra League in connection with attacks on general students on the campus on February 2. The home affairs ministry... Full story

Jamaat’s hartal today

The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is scheduled for today to enforce countrywide dawn-to-dusk general strike protesting against the death sentence for its chief Matiur Rahman Nizami in the 10-truck arms haul cases. The party in a release on February 3... Full story

AL denies Khaleda’s claim

Ruling Awami League presidium member Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday denied BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s claim that 300 opposition leaders and activists were killed or disappeared in the hands of joint force and Awami League from December 26 to January 27. Full story

Policeman killed in gunfight with pirates

A police constable was killed and three others were injured in a gunfight with the pirates in the Meghna River near Gajaria upazila of Munshiganj in the early hours of Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Abdul Malek, a constable... Full story

Syrian children abused by govt, rebels: UN

Western-backed opposition groups in Syria are recruiting refugee children in neighbouring countries and Syrian government forces are detaining and torturing children with rebel links, the UN chief, Ban Ki-moon, said in a report on Tuesday. The report found that in the early stages of the nearly three-year... Full story


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