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January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

2 get death; 6 others jailed

A Dhaka court yesterday handed down death penalty to two people and different jail terms to six others, including the chief of banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team, for the killing of...

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Rajib murder: 2 to die, Ansarullah chief jailed for 5yrs

In the first verdict of blogger killings, a Dhaka court has handed death to two, life term jail to another, five-year jail term for Ansarullah Bangla Team chief Mufti Jashim and various jail terms...

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

Refusing to succumb to fear

The question we must be asking ourselves now is what this new fear means for our literary and intellectual culture in the bigger picture. It means the demise of whatever we have achieved in the...

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

3 held over blogger Niloy murder

Detectives yesterday arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in killing blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

‘Murders inspired by void of justice’

Eminent writers, scholars and cultural activists have issued a joint statement voicing frustration over failure to bring the killers of writers and free thinkers to justice.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Watch: Paris street temporarily 'renamed' after blogger Avijit

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) temporarily labels the street name in front of Bangladesh Embassy in Paris after slain Bangladeshi-American secular activist and blogger Avijit Roy marking the...

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

It must be stopped

Emboldened by the government's lack of action, the extremists will eventually expand their attacks on liberals, politicians, journalists, writers and anyone who disagrees with their views and...

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

‘Govt failure responsible for Dipan killing’

A BNP-backed platform of eminent citizens hold the government responsible for the killing of Jagriti Prokashany owner Faisal Arefin Dipan.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Tomorrow’s JSC, JDC exams deferred by 4 hrs

Tomorrow’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will begin at 2:00pm instead of 10:00am due to a half-day hartal called by Gonojagoron Mancha.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Int’l community condemns violence on liberal minds

International community today strongly condemned the brutal killing of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and attacks on the online community in Bangladesh.