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Protests by artistes from two Bengals rise against distortion of ‘Karar Oi Louho Kopat’

National Poet of Bangladesh, Kazi Nazrul Islam's granddaughter Khilkhil Kazi and grandson Kazi Arindam recently held a press conference to protest against the distorted re-composition of the song “Karar Oi Louho Kopat" by AR Rahman, for the film “Pippa”. 

PM to address press conference on Saudi Arabia visit tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference tomorrow to brief the media about her just-concluded Saudi Arabia visit.

Terrorism, killings forbidden in Islam

After issuing a set of fatwas against militancy, a section of Islamic scholars yesterday stressed the need for reaching out their message to the masses to stop militancy and violence in the name of religion.

Anti-Militancy Fatwa / Target tolerance

Calling for peace, harmony and tolerance, more than 1,00,000 Islamic scholars from across the country are set to deliver a set of fatwas

Arsonists turn into secret killers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hinted that BNP-Jamaat men had links with the recent secret killings and the government had substantial evidence in this regard. These two parties have changed their tactics and started attacking some “soft targets,” following public wrath for their arson attacks early last year, she added.

Anti-adulteration drives to go on

The government will continue with the month-long special anti-adulteration drives across the country as a section of unscrupulous traders do brisk business by selling substandard food during the month of Ramadan.

App to help Dhaka commuters share bike rides

Imagine you are in your Mirpur home in the morning and you get a call and you need to be in downtown ASAP. You're probably thinking you are done.

$101 HEIST FROM BB ACCOUNT / Muhith cancels press confce after governor’s resignation

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has cancelled his press conference minutes after the Bangladesh Bank governor resigned over the recent heist of $101 million out of the bank’s account with New York’s Federal Reserve Bank.

Caravan for tigers hits the road

A two-year national awareness campaign with the theme "Tiger is our Pride -- We Will Protect Tigers" will kick off in the capital on February 11.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Madrasa boys not involved

The authorities of Jamia Islamia Yunusia Madrasa yesterday claimed their students were not involved in incidents of vandalism in Brahmanbaria town on Tuesday. Speaking at a press conference at the madrasa, its Principal Mufti Mubarak Ullah demanded the government order a judicial probe into the incidents. He read out a written statement at the press conference.

April 25, 2015
April 25, 2015

PM to meet press at 4pm tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet the press tomorrow to brief about the outcomes of her recent Indonesia tour.

April 25, 2015
April 25, 2015

Khaleda to brief media tomorrow

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will hold a press briefing tomorrow about the city cooperation polls and overall political developments in the country.

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