Monday, September 21, 2015



Thousands of Russians held authorized protest rallies across the country yesterday as anger continues over the government's pension

Do-or-die for Tigers

Bangladesh will have their work cut out to regain confidence after earning successive defeat in the Asia Cup

Form neutral polls-time govt by Sept 30

Jatiya Oikya Prokriya, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, held a citizens' rally in Dhaka on Saturday giving the

BNP to make SK Sinha president if elected

Indian Bengali newspaper Daily Jugashankha reported on Saturday that Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) would make former chief justice

Walkways, residences at severe risk

Devastating erosion has started at both sides of Gulshan Lake in the capital due to strong surge created

Return law to parliament for review: CPJ to BD President

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in a letter to President Abdul Hamid has expressed its deep concern

WB Vice President due today

World Bank Vice President for the South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer, arrives in Dhaka on Sunday to further

Forget intra-party feud: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has asked party men to stay united ahead of the national

Scrap 'repressive' sections: Shujan

Civil rights body Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) yesterday demanded revision of the newly passed Digital Security Act through

Editors to form human chain

The Sampadak Parishad (Editors' Council) has expressed its deep regret at the passage of the Digital Security Act

Govt guiding trial: BNP

BNP has alleged that the trial over the August 21 grenade attack is proceeding according to the 'guidelines'

24 killed in Iran military parade attack

Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 24 people, half of them members

'Tough action against anarchy'

Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit chief Monirul Islam has warned that law enforcement agencies will go

UN chief lauds ICC capacity

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said the International Criminal Court (ICC) has recognized it capacity to deal

Maldives to vote in crucial election today

Around 2,60,000 Maldivians will cast their vote today in the island nation's third-ever multi party presidential election since

US official suggested 'deposing' Trump

The deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the

Police foil leftist bid to besiege EC

Police yesterday foiled an attempt of the Left Democratic Alliance (LDA) to lay a siege to the Election

Nothing to be worried about Digital Security Bill: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said there is nothing to be worried about the Digital Security Bill

Load shedding peaks with heatwave

Temperature has gone up over the last few days. Load shedding has become more frequent at the same pace.

New FFs to be scrutinized soon

The Liberation War Affairs Ministry has finally come to a decision at a meeting of Jatiya  Muktijoddha Council

Holy Ashura today

The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat

SK Sinha's book shows judiciary not free: BNP

Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP) standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan has said that former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha's

Sinha's claims are fictitious: Quader

Claiming information in former chief justice SK Sinha's book fictitious, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quaer has said

Internet users cross 90 million

The number of internet users in Bangladesh has crossed the 90 million mark, and most of them access

Indigenous pupils want their quota retained

Indigenous students on Thursday demanded retention of a five percent quota for members of ethnic and religious minorities

Gas to get pricier likely from next week

Thanks to high import cost of liquefied natural gas (LNG), government is all set to hike gas prices

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