• 5 army, BGB men killed in explosion at Ghatail training field
  • ACC summons ex-ministers Ruhal, Mahahub
  • Bangladesh field against Sri Lanka in Twenty20 match
  • Tribunal closes war crimes case against Yusuf
  • Country won’t be a playground of militants: PM
  • Come back or face dumping: Ershad tells party men
  • US for new elections in Bangladesh to ensure fair process
  • SC asks SQC to submit summary arguments by Feb 26
  • Govt conspiring again for seat-sharing upazila polls: BNP
  • US to set up full-time labour attaché in Dhaka
  • ‘Carjacker’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with police in Satkhira
  • Hilsa’s fishy journey stopped near Benapole
  • 18 fugitives held in Sylhet
  • Four of a family killed in Sylhet road crash
  • Cop burnt in polls time attack in Lakshmipur dies
  • Bangladeshi photojournalist explores Saint Martin’s underwater
  • Lone survivor found as Algeria plane crash kills 77
  • North, South Korea hold rare high-level talks
  • Warnings of failure as Syria talks deadlocked
  • One woman in 14 sexually assaulted worldwide: Study
  • Australian father held over 12-year-old daughter's 'marriage'
  • Nine anti-Taliban volunteers killed in Pakistan
  • US ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena meets BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office in Dhaka on Tuesday. — New Age photo


EC not yet published wealth of candidates

The Election Commission has not published online the wealth statements of upazila polls candidates in breach of a electoral law that provisions for the publication of wealth statements of candidates as there was a furore over the wealth... Full story

Jan 5 polls deeply flawed

A US senate hearing on Tuesday termed the general elections that took place on January 5 ‘deeply flawed’ and stressed the need for mounting international pressure on Bangladesh to have fresh elections with the participation of all political parties. Full story

BCL drives out 97

Leaders of a Dhaka University hall unit of the ruling Awami League-backed Chhatra League on Monday night stopped 97 first-year students staying in the hall reportedly for not having any ‘authorisation’ of AL leaders of areas the students are from. Full story

US interaction with govt not as usual: Mozena

US ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena meets BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office in Dhaka on Tuesday. — New Age photo
The US ambassador in Dhaka, Dan W Mozena, on Tuesday said that US interaction with the government was not a business as usual but its support would continue for the people of Bangladesh... Full story

Plane crash kills 103 in Algeria

A military aircraft crashed in Algeria’s mountainous northeast on Tuesday killing all 103 people on board, a security source said, in what would be its deadliest air disaster since independence five decades ago. The C-130 Hercules aircraft, which... Full story

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