• Tigers need 181 to win
  • Remarks of govt illogical, funny: BNP
  • Bangladesh achieves global recognition in combating money laundering
  • Deal signed with Indian ONGC for 2 gas blocks
  • Ensure use of Bangla in ads, billboards, number plates: HC asks govt
  • HSC, equivalent exams to begin Apr 3
  • Abducted jeweller rescued in Comilla
  • 40 fishermen kidnapped in Sundarbans, 15 hurt
  • 11 Bangladeshis return home from Iraq empty-handed
  • DoE fines 42 factories for polluting Buriganga
  • Perera rescues Sri Lanka against Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh pick Razzak, Sabbir for WT20
  • Textile mill warehouse burns down in Narsingdi
  • Missing Nepal passenger plane found, no survivors: official
  • Quasem threatened to kill captives in Al-Badr torture camp: Witness
  • India’s Tehelka editor charged with sexual assault
  • Over 100 killed in Islamist attack in northern Nigeria
  • Ukraine protesters granted amnesty in opposition win
  • Indonesia says reports of Australian spying 'mind-boggling'

HC directive sought

A public interest litigation writ petition filed on Sunday sought a High Court directive on the government for the enforcement of the Bengali Language Introduction Act 1987 for the use of Bangla in all offices and courts. The petition that Supreme Court... Full story

Campaigns revolve round national issues

Leaders of the Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party contesting the upazila elections beginning in phases on Wednesday are in for tough competition, replacing local issues with national issues in the fray. With only two days... Full story

Govt looks into al-Qaeda video authenticity

The government is investigating the authenticity of the audiovisual message purported to be from al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri that called on the Muslims in Bangladesh to ‘wage war to protect Islam’. The message titled... Full story

Mourning in all pry schools today

The government declared mourning in all primary schools for today after seven schoolchildren on their way back home in a bus from a picnic died in traffic accident at Chaugachha in Jessore on Saturday night. The deceased schoolchildren... Full story

Zawahiri ‘message’ causes stir in JS

The reported message of al-Qaeda supremo Ayman al-Zawahiri calling on Bangladeshi Muslims to wage ‘intifada’ to protect Islam caused a stir in parliament on Sunday with lawmakers of Awami League and its allies branding... Full story

200 feared trapped in S African gold mine

Over 200 workers were feared trapped Sunday inside an illegal gold mine in South Africa, emergency rescuers said. ‘We have got communication with about 30 trapped miners. They have told us that underneath them there’s 200 others,’ Werner Vermaak spokesman... Full story

Lawmen licensed by govt to kill: BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday alleged that the country was experiencing one person’s ‘dictatorship’ and lawmen had been licensed by the government to ‘kill’ opposition activists. ‘There is no rule of law in the country... Full story

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