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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dhaka issues warning to pakistan

    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

  • Airspace Violation: Dhaka lodges protest with Myanmar

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

  • House help's death sparks violent protest

    Angry locals ransacked a house, torched a vehicle and damaged a dozen others following a housemaid's mysterious death at Banasree in the capital yesterday.

  • JU to take steps for case withdrawal

    The authorities of Jahangirnagar University would take initiatives to solve the issue over the vandalism case filed against 56 students,

  • DU students demand cancellation of sec 57

    Following a lawsuit against a Dhaka University teacher, a section of students demands cancellation of the Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

  • Protester tied to army Jeep 'for defence' In Kashmir

    A young man is tied to an army jeep that moves in a convoy in a widely-shared video from Kashmir that has sparked anger.

  • Rio Olympics: Chinese fury on flag-flub

    Most of the five stars on the Chinese flags being used at medal ceremonies at the Rio Olympics are misaligned, officials say, prompting a diplomatic protest and online fury.

  • Christians press govt for fighting minority killings

    The Christian community has demonstrated in Dhaka urging the government to take steps to stop the on-going attacks and killings including that of minorities.

  • Sachin, Lata parody video kicks up storm

    Indian comedy group AIB member Tanmay Bhat's video of a mock conversation between legends Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar provokes a howl of protests now faces a ban, reports NDTV.

  • 'Sorry, Sir!'

    Netizens stir social media being infuriated by the public humiliation of a school teacher in Narayanganj in presence of a lawmaker.

  • Manmohan, Sonia, Rahul briefly detained during protest

    Members of the Congress party, including Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, party President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, were briefly detained at a police station in Delhi for defying orders as they tried to march towards Parliament.

  • RU prof killing: DU teachers demo to press for justice

    Dhaka University teachers have performed a sit-in demonstration at campus demanding justice into the murder of Rajshahi University professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee. Meanwhile, protests are still underway at Rajshahi University campus over the same demand.

  • RU professor killing: Teachers, students continue protest

    Teachers and students of Rajshahi University continue their protest, boycotting classes for the third consecutive day demanding punishment to the killers of Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.

  • Protest pours in over arrest of top editor in Nepal

    Eminent editors and media figures as well as intellectuals, activists and scholars from India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Australia, US,

  • Hartal called in Banshkhali tomorrow

    Banshkhali Chhatra Oikya Forum calls a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the upazila of Chittagong for Wednesday protesting Monday's incident that left four people killed in “police firing”.

  • Protesters confine DU VC over student’s death

    Protesters confine Dhaka University vice chancellor over the death of a student of the varsity, accusing the authorities for it.

  • Mirpur Road blocked over death of student

    Students of a private university block Dhaka’s key thoroughfare Mirpur Road in protest against death of a student in road crash.

  • Editors are partners of conspiracy

    Editors sometimes work as partners of conspiracy against the country's interest, Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Awami League joint general

  • Youth held over friend's murder

    Police on Thursday night detained a college student at Mymensingh town in connection with the murder of his friend Muhtasim Billah Shakil.

  • Tea workers in fear of attack

    Around five thousand families of agitating tea garden workers in Chandpur of Habiganj are passing their days in fear of attack by Chunarughat upazila chairman men who allegedly roughed up three protesters on Saturday.

  • Chasing off upazila chairman, tea workers withdraw blockade

    Tea workers of Habiganj chase away a muscle showdown of Chunarughat upazila chairman and block a highway for nearly three hours protesting a special economic zone in the area.

  • Teachers go on strike today over 'pay disparity'

    An indefinite teachers' strike begins at all the public universities today in protest at the “government inaction” on fulfilling their demands, including removal of "discriminatory provisions" in the eighth national pay scale and retaining selection grade and time scale.

  • Shias protest Pakistan's role in Saudi-led military coalition

    Hundreds of people joined a Shia-led protest in Islamabad against Pakistan's decision to join Saudi Arabia's 34-country coalition against extremism, as Riyadh's foreign minister ended a two-day visit to the country.

  • Cancel move by Jan 25

    Tea garden workers in Habiganj yesterday issued a 16-day ultimatum to the government to cancel the move towards setting up a special economic zone (SEZ) in Chunarughat upazila.

  • Habiganj tea workers go on strike against SEZ

    Thousands of tea workers in Habiganj abandon work and gather for a mass rally against government plans for a Special Economic Zone in the area.

  • Hundreds protest at Gulshan against Khaleda

    Protesters, hundreds in number including freedom fighters and several cultural and political activists, have formed a human chain at Gulshan-2 intersection of Dhaka against BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s statement on the count of 1971 martyrs.

  • Protests go on at Chandpur tea estate

    Workers of Chandpur Tea Estate in Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj yesterday held a rally at the estate, protesting the government move to set up a special economic zone there.