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  • Rohingya

    A society 'encouraged to hate'

    The atrocities against the Rohingyas in Myanmar and the subsequent crisis are the consequences of a society encouraged to hate and lack of global leadership on human rights, Amnesty International has said in a report titled "The State of the World's Human Rights".

  • Bangladesh on Graft Index: Slightly better, still a long way to go

    Bangladesh has moved two notches up in the global Corruption Perceptions Index of 2017, but the scale of corruption in

  • PM Sheikh Hasina

    Why is BNP waging this movement?

    Criticising BNP leaders for their movement to have Khaleda Zia freed, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked if the

  • Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda's appeal accepted by HC

    The High Court yesterday accepted BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's appeal challenging the lower court verdict that convicted and jailed her for five years in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

  • Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

    It is Pakistan's proxy war with Chinese help

    A “planned” influx of people from Bangladesh into India's north-eastern region is underway as part of a proxy war being waged by Pakistan, with support from China, to keep the area disturbed, Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat has said.

  • Education ministry logo

    Major shake-up at edn ministry

    The government yesterday transferred 30 education ministry officials to different colleges outside Dhaka over allegations of

  • Airport Security: Govt official breaches it this time

    A customs official went up the jetway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Monday night without authorisation.

  • Sharif

    Sharif can't lead party

    Pakistan's Supreme Court yesterday ordered that ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif be removed as head of the political party he founded, six months after the court disqualified him as the country's leader over unreported income.

  • Dhaka Elevated Expressway

    Elevated Expressway: 7pc progress in 7 years

    The government in the last seven years has failed to issue the work order for the 47km Dhaka Elevated Expressway (DEE) even though its construction has been inaugurated twice.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    New Delhi has nothing to worry about

    India should not be worried about Bangladesh's growing ties with China, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said, asserting that the cooperation with Beijing was meant only for the country's development.

  • Gunfight

    Rape accused killed in 'gunfight'

    A man accused of rape was killed in a “gunfight” with Rab at Chakaria upazila of Cox's Bazar early yesterday.

  • Myanmar destroying massacre evidence

    The Myanmar government is bulldozing over the site of a Rohingya mass grave in an effort to destroy evidence of a massacre committed by the military last year, says a rights group.

  • 4 killed falling off the roof of a running train

    Four people, including two RMG workers, travelling on the roof of a train were killed after being hit by the girder of a footbridge in Raninagar upazila of Naogaon in the early hours of yesterday.

  • Khaleda files appeal with High Court

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia filed an appeal with the High Court yesterday challenging the special court's verdict that sentenced her to five years' imprisonment in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

  • Central Shaheed Minar

    Tribute to language martyrs

    Just before midnight, as words to “Amar Bhaiyer Rokte Rangano”, began to waft through the air, the nation paid homage to the Language Movement martyrs.

  • Central Shaheed Minar

    For Bangla, women too were at the forefront

    It was a testing time, the 1950s.

  • abdul matin- Rasma Nasrin

    Light hasn't gone out

    Writing, reading, singing and just plain speaking: February is the month to celebrate our mother tongue in all its vibrant forms. It's when we remember the sacrifice of the heroes of the 1952 Language

  • Zia Orphanage Trust Case: Defence forged document

    The defence had forged a document and submitted it to the court to save Khaleda Zia and other accused in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, reads the full verdict.

  • BNP leader GK Gouse

    35 hurt as BNP men, cops clash

    At least 35 people, including two journalists and four policemen, were injured in clashes between police and BNP men in Habiganj and Faridpur yesterday during demonstrations over jailing party Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a graft case.

  • Bangladesh Ad Market: Two global giants gobble up most

    Companies in Bangladesh are spending nearly Tk 1,000 crore every year on digital marketing on Facebook and Google to reach their target audience.

  • Polls in time, with or without BNP

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday categorically said the next general election would be held in time as per the constitution, no matter whether the BNP takes part in it or not.

  • Constable Recruitment: Don't entertain political request

    The Police Headquarters has instructed the SPs not to entertain the recommendations of political leaders in favour of unfit candidates as previously postponed recruitment of 10,000 constables starts on February 22.

  • SSC Exam 2018 Biology Question Paper

    Question leaks nothing new

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the leaking of the SSC question papers was nothing new.

  • Khaleda confessed abuse of power, says court

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in her defence statement confessed that she had abused her power, said the court in the verdict of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Finish trial of 139 prisoners by August

    Amin of Segunbagicha in Dhaka was arrested on October 25, 2008, in connection with murder. He was 45 then. He has been in jail since then, which is almost 10 years. The case against him is pending with the Jono Nirapotta Bignokari Aporadh Daman Tribunal, Dhaka, without any significant progress.

  • 4G Internet Service of Mobile operators in Bangladesh

    GP, Robi, Banglalink start 4G service

    Grameenphone, Robi, and Banglalink have started 4G service in selected areas immediately after receiving the licence for the fourth-generation mobile internet yesterday evening.

  • Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

    SI breaches security at Dhaka airport

    A police sub-inspector in uniform boarded a Bangkok-bound flight without any travel documents at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early yesterday, said airport officials.

  • A Japanese flag

    Japan eyes big projects

    Under a new government-to-government initiative, more than a dozen Japanese companies have shown interest in investing in eight infrastructure projects, including a second Padma bridge and another metro rail project.

  • Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Series

    Lanka sweep abject Tigers

    Is there anyone interested to know the details of the mismatch at the Sylhet International Stadium yesterday that Sri Lanka won by a massive 75 runs against a hopelessly out-of-sorts Bangladesh? Not really.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Bribery in police force must stop

    Senior police officials must stop taking bribes over posting of officers-in-charge and sub-inspectors to stop corruption in the force, a deputy commissioner of DMP told a quarterly police conference yesterday.