• Govt probing into Al-Qaeda threat
  • No existence of al-Qaeda in Bangladesh: Shahriar
  • Ensure rights of workers, PM asks officials
  • HC questions uncontested winning provision of RPO
  • Govt orders lawmen to kill BNP activists, alleges Rizvi
  • Khaleda graft case hearing deferred
  • Special prayer for dead school children Feb 17: Minister
  • I will quit House if my wealth proved illegal: Bodi
  • Writ seeks application of Bangla language everywhere
  • Two ‘robbers’ killed in Moulvibazar and Jessore ‘shootouts’
  • Aman denied bail, sent to jail
  • 4 to die for murdering village police in Bagerhat
  • Two killed in Brahmanbaria road crash
  • Prosperous Bangladesh in India's interest, says Indian president
  • Plane carrying 18 people missing in Nepal: officials
  • Train bomb kills five in Pakistan
  • Smaller planes in demand as Asia travel boom deepens
  • Love and marriage on Kiev's anti-government barricades
  • Britain braces for more floods after violent storm

Govt apathy puts Dhaka city polls on hold

The government’s apparent indifference has put elections to the two Dhaka city corporations, the north and the south, on hold for years while city dwellers keep suffering for lack of services. The High Court on May 13, 2013 dismissed a writ... Full story

7 children die as picnic bus falls into ditch

At least seven schoolchildren died and 71 others became wounded as a picnic bus carrying them headed off the road into a ditch at Chaugachha in Jessore on Saturday night. The deceased were Akhi... Full story

Six secys under ACC scanner

The Anti-Corruption Commission has started the process for investigation into the ‘illegal’ wealth of five serving and one former secretaries, an ACC official told New Age. The secretaries are – expatriates welfare and overseas... Full story

Protectors turn predators

The Rapid Action Battalion on Saturday arrested four people, including a policeman and a former army soldier, for their alleged involvement in an incident of abduction in Savar. The RAB also arrested the man the gang had abducted during... Full story

AL plans special council in June

The Awami League is taking preparations for holding a special council session in next June and it has asked leaders of different organisational districts to hold their respective councils after the upazila parishad elections, party... Full story

New forms of racism arise in science research

Advances in genetic sequencing are giving rise to a new era of scientific racism, despite decades of efforts to reverse attitudes used to justify the slave trade and Nazi theology, experts said on Friday. Full story

2 killed in ‘gunfight’ with police in city

Two more people were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with the police in the capital’s Jatrabari area on Saturday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Salahuddin, 28 and Jewel, 30. The police claimed that the deceased were robbers... Full story

Ershad doubts about JP role as real opposition

The Jatiya Party chairman, HM Ershad, on Saturday doubted about his parties role as a real opposition in parliament and said that it would have been better had his party leaders not joined the cabinet. Ershad, also a special envoy to prime minister Sheikh... Full story

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