SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015


  • Gonojagaran Mancha calls 6-hr hartal in Sylhet

    Gonojagaran Mancha calls a six-hour hartal in Sylhet division tomorrow, protesting the murder of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das.

  • Summer vacation to be halved for schools

    Education ministry asks the affected education institutions to cut down the summer vacation in half if needed for the recently passed political violence.

  • 20-party hartal underway quietly

    Sans any unusual activity anywhere in the country, it was difficult to realise that a hartal sponsored by the BNP-led 20-party alliance is underway.

  • 3 crude bombs explode in Dhaka

    At least three crude bombs go off in Nayapaltan area of Dhaka this evening, hours after the BNP-led 20-party alliance called hartal for Wednesday.

  • 20-party calls hartal for Wednesday

    BNP-led 20-party alliance announces countrywide hartal for Wednesday protesting today’s attack on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s motorcade. Dhaka and Chittagong metropolitan areas will remain out of the hartal purview.

  • Three months that have cost us $2.2b

    THE dreadful fear that we have had about the economic loss of the nation in the three-month-long political unrest has been substantiated in the

  • BNP may not consider toppling govt again: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she doesn't think BNP would consider any move to topple the government in the future again as "the party has lost its strength by resorting to subversive activities in the name of anti-government movement".

  • 4 vehicles torched in Ctg, Gazipur

    Alleged pickets torch and vandalise four vehicles in Chittagong and Gazipur during the countrywide daylong hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • Jamaat’s daylong hartal Monday

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls daylong hartal for Monday protesting the execution of their leader and war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman.

  • 2 held with 27 crude bombs in Lalbagh

    Police detain two persons with 27 crude bombs and bomb-making materials from a house in Lalbagh area of Dhaka.

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