Jatiya Press Club

Demand for MPO Facilities: Teachers go on fast unto death

After staging a sit-in for five consecutive days at the Jatiya Press Club, teachers and employees of non-MPO education institutions yesterday started their fast unto death demanding inclusion in the government's Monthly Pay Order (MPO).

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Won’t support any law against journalists’ interests: Press Council chief

Chairman of Bangladesh Press Council Justice Mohammed Mumtaz Uddin Ahmed says he would not approve any law that goes against the interests of journalists.

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

CJ's remark jolted govt's base, says BNP

BNP senior leader Lt Gen (retd) Mahbubur Rahman says Chief Justice (CJ) SK Sinha's recent remark on signing and writing judgement after retirement has shaken the foundation of the current government like a tremor.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Road crashes killed at least 8,642 last year

At least 8,642 people were killed and 21,855 others were injured in road crashes across the country last year.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

Gonojagoron Mancha to hold solidarity rally tomorrow

Police stop Gonojagoron Mancha’s token coffin march to the home ministry, brought out in protest to the killings of free thinkers and a publisher, near Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Shawkat Mahmud gets ad-interim bail in 2 cases

The High Court grants ad-interim bail to former president of Jatiya Press Club Shawkat Mahmud for six months in two vandalism and arson cases.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Publisher killing: Booksellers to observe strike Monday

Booksellers decide to refrain from selling books across the country from tomorrow morning to afternoon protesting the attacks on two publishers in Dhaka.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Olama League’s infighting at Press Club, 25 hurt

At least 25 people are injured during infighting between supporters of Awami Olama League at their programme in Dhaka’s Jatiya Press Club.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Medical question leak: Protestors call for independent probe

Protestors demand for an independent probe into allegations of question leak that marred this year’s medical and dental admission tests.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

TIB for probe into medical question leak as protests continue

Anti-graft watchdog Transparency International voices support for protestors and urged for a neutral probe in the recently-held medical admission tests.

September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015

Hold polls before time runs out, Mahbubur urges govt

BNP standing committee member Lt Gen (retd) Mahbubur Rahman urges government to hold an inclusive parliamentary election soon saying time for solution to "the existing political impasse" is running out.