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July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Mismanagement in railway: DU student Roni calls off protest for now

Dhaka University student Mohiuddin Roni today (July 25, 2022) called off his protest, against the mismanagement and corruption in the country's railway system, for the time being.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Students in “kafon” halt CU shuttle train, want another shot at admission test

Students, who want to take Chittagong University entry test for the second time, today blocked the shuttle train to the university near Sholoshahar station of the port city for half an hour.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Himmati Mai: Symbolic protest in response to widespread atrocities against women

Saturday afternoon witnessed a unique performance art at the city’s Shilpakala Academy Grounds, where 70 women across all generations and professions took to the streets for an hour to protest against the escalating abuse against women all over the world including Bangladesh.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

How did the Supreme Court start housing planning for Dhaka’s poor?

On August 20, 1999, over 5,000 slum dwellers mobilised from various informal settlements in Dhaka and gathered in the Supreme Court premises to protest the “wholesale eviction” that was underway that year.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Imran Khan leads rally of thousands to blockaded Islamabad

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan on Wednesday led a convoy of thousands of supporters towards the capital Islamabad in a show of force the new government has attempted to shut down, with clashes breaking out between police and protesters.

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

DU demands withdrawal of pre-liberation DLitt degrees of 3 Pakistanis

Teachers and students of Dhaka University’s linguistics department have went on a sit-in programme, demanding withdrawal of the honorary Doctor of Letters (DLitt) degree from former Pakistani autocrat ruler Ayub Khan, President Iskandar Mirza and the country’s then premier Khawaja Nazimuddin.

December 4, 2018
December 4, 2018

French government preparing to suspend fuel tax increases

The French government is preparing to suspend fuel tax increases, a government source said on Tuesday, following violent protests against the measures.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

246 BNP men sued in Sylhet, Ctg

Law enforcers file several cases against 246 BNP men in Sylhet and Chittagong cities in connection with yesterday’s clash following a court verdict that sentenced five years jail to the party chairperson Khaleda Zia in graft case.

November 1, 2017
November 1, 2017

History Distortion: Dhaka issues strong warning to Islamabad

Dhaka has protested Islamabad's distortion of the history of Bangladesh declaring its independence by posting a misleading video on a

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

Airspace Violation: Dhaka lodges protest with Myanmar

Bangladesh has strongly protested against the recent instances of violation of its air space by Myanmar helicopters.