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  • Left in the lurch

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

  • I blame my fate

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

  • Jamaat to be banned by 2016: Kamrul

    Food Minister Kamrul Islam says Jamaat-e-Islami will be banned through legal process by 2016, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

  • Jamaat hartal: Normal life in Dhaka, elsewhere

    Jamaat’s dawn-to-dusk hartal protesting death penalty of its chief and war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is underway across the country without any difference. There is no report of any untoward incident anywhere in Dhaka or other parts of the country when this report was last filed.

  • Jamaat hartal tomorrow

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow after the apex court upheld death penalty for its chief Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Cops fire on Shibir procession in Sylhet, none hurt

    Police open fire to disperse a procession brought out by Islami Chhatra Shibir activists in Sylhet city during the Jamaat-e-Islami-enforced countrywide daylong hartal.

  • BGB deployed in Dhaka ahead of Jamaat hartal

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel are deployed in Dhaka this evening ahead of tomorrow’s hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal (shutdown) for tomorrow protesting Supreme Court’s rejection of party secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed’s plea to review its ruling upholding his death penalty for war crimes.

  • Gonojagoron Mancha to hold coffin procession Thursday

    Protesting the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers, the activists and supporters of Gonojagoron Mancha will bring out a coffin procession towards the home ministry on Thursday.

  • Sunday's JSC Exam shifted to November 9

    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.

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