• Voting in 97 upazilas Wednesday in first phase
  • BNP writes it allegation to EC
  • SC clears ways for ex-army chief’s trial in defamation case
  • RAB arrested one in Tangail on 'Al-Qaeda link'
  • Newspaper sector declared an industry
  • Ties with Muslim countries to get utmost importance: PM
  • BCL leader murdered in Narsingdi
  • HC summons IO of Sagar-Runi murder case
  • Bangladeshi TV boss jailed over crash-for-cash scam
  • Court accepts murder charges against 7 NSU students
  • Retailers launch Bangladesh factory inspection
  • Old Dhaka flat looted blasting bombs
  • Father killed by Quasem’s Al-Badr men: Witness
  • Mobile court awards 2 BNP men jail for distributing leaflets in Khagrachhari
  • UZ polls: Chairman candidate’s camp office torched in Satkhira
  • Indian police kill seven Maoist rebels
  • India commutes death sentence for Rajiv Gandhi killers
  • EU, US reps meet ahead of free-trade talks
  • 'Halal holidays' for Muslims in Malaysia
  • S. Korea orders probe after 10 students killed by roof collapse
  • Dozens arrested as Thai police raid protest site

10 months on, charges yet to be pressed

Nearly 10 months have passed since the country witnessed its worst factory disaster in April 2013, but the police investigators are yet to submit charge sheets of the two cases related to the Rana Plaza building collapse in Savar in which... Full story

Govt asked to explain delay

The High Court on Monday asked the government to explain in two weeks why the Bengali Language Introduction Act 1987 would not be implemented immediately in all its offices and courts. In an interim order, the court... Full story

Many lawmakers, ministers found irregular in JS

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed her annoyance at the cabinet members and Awami League lawmakers for not attending the parliament session on a regular basis. Presiding over the weekly cabinet meeting... Full story

Jeweller left unconscious six days after abduction

The police rescued a jeweller from Comilla on Monday, six days after he was abducted by unknown people from Chittagong. The Jeweller, Mridul Chowdhury, 58, was found in an unconscious state with his hands tied round his... Full story

AL using ‘Zawahiri video’ to malign BNP: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party termed ‘false, illogical and ridiculous’ the ruling party’s claim that BNP had links with the ‘so-called’ video statement of al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri. The BNP said the allegation was made at a time... Full story

Couple ‘stoned to death’ in southwest Pakistan

A tribal couple in southwest Pakistan have been stoned to death allegedly on the orders of a local cleric after being accused of having an extramarital affair, local officials said on Monday. Eight people have been arrested, including... Full story

97 UZs go to polls tomorrow

Aspirants spent a hectic day wooing voters in 97 upazilas in 40 districts as the electioneering ended on Monday midnight in the first phase of the local government polls set for tomorrow. In the first phase of the staggered local elections, 102 upazilas were set to go to... Full story

Iran threatens to send forces into Pak territory

Iran said on Monday it would send forces into Pakistan to free five border guards said to have been kidnapped by militants if Islamabad did not take measures to secure their release. According to Iranian media reports, the... Full story

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