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  • High Court

    Don’t arrest or harass Prothom Alo editor, 5 others: HC

    The High Court orders the law enforcers not to harass or arrest Prothom Alo Editor and Publisher Matiur Rahman and five others until the hearing of the bail petitions in a case filed over the death of Naimul Abrar Rahat, a student of Dhaka Residential Model College.

  • Prothom Alo

    Ensure no attack on free speech

    Amnesty International South Asia yesterday said Bangladesh authorities must ensure that the legal proceedings against 10 people, including Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman, follow due process.

  • MP Shafiqul Islam's Campaign

    Natore BCL leader buys all copies of Prothom Alo

    A leader of Natore town unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) buys all the copies of Prothom Alo, the Bangla daily reports.

  • Govt honours 141 top taxpayers

    The government yesterday honoured top 141 taxpayers, including individuals and companies, for their contribution to the development of Bangladesh's economy.

  • Bangladesh win volleyball title

    Hosts Bangladesh clinched the title of Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men's Central Zone International Volleyball Championship with a straight 3-0 sets win over favourites Kyrgyzstan at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Mohammad Ashraful returns with Chittagong Vikings in BPL 2018-19

    Ashraful loses his father

    Former Bangladesh international cricketer Mohammad Ashraful’s father Abdul Matin passes away last night at the Apollo Hospital, Dhaka.

  • Bandarban

    Buddhist monk murdered in Bandarban

    Unidentified miscreants kill an elderly Buddhist monk by slitting his throat in Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban. Body of the victim -- Mong Shwe U Chak, 75, -- was found near Baishari Bihar at Uppar Chak Para village in the upazila.

  • High Court

    HC orders Udayan school to probe torture on student

    High Court directs the principal of Udayan Higher Secondary School in Dhaka to probe allegation of torture on a class VIII student by a teacher.

  • Asaduzzaman Khan

    DB now investigating Tonu murder

    Detective Branch (DB) of police investigates Comilla Victoria college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case.

  • Improving midwifery services

    Although Bangladesh has achieved laudable success in reducing maternal mortality, we are still far from the MDG target.

  • Amnesty International Logo

    Media, critical of govt, under severe pressure

    Bangladesh has been taken to task by Amnesty International for becoming increasingly dangerous for those speaking their minds.

  • PM lashes out at Star editor

    Blasting The Daily Star for running the DGFI-supplied false news against her during the last caretaker regime, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Star editor himself could not demonstrate his “courage” by stepping down from his post after admitting his faults.

  • Human Rights Watch (HRW)

    Withdraw cases against 2 editors

    Human Rights Watch yesterday called for the withdrawal of all criminal charges brought against the editors of The Daily Star and Prothom Alo.

  • Human Rights Watch (HRW)

    Charging Bangladesh editors is dramatic backslide: HRW

    Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh authorities to immediately withdraw all criminal charges filed against the editors of The Daily Star and Prothom Alo. It also urges repeal of criminal defamation and sedition laws, saying those “violate international standards”.

  • Mahfuz Anam

    'Attempt to crush independent media' in Bangladesh

    Without free access to information, backed up by journalists who are willing to dig down and get to the truth, all the other liberties celebrated in democracies are endangered. That's why the world should be worried by the concerted attacks on one of the leading newspaper editors in South Asia, Mahfuz Anam of Bangladesh's Daily Star.

  • 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.

  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Khaleda to be kept at Kashimpur jail: Inu

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will be brought to book for “fire-bomb terrorism” and kept in Kashimpur jail.

  • Prothom Alo journo denied bail again

    A Patuakhali court again rejects bail prayer of ABM Mizanur Rahman, Baufal upazila correspondent of the daily Prothom Alo, today.

  • Prothom Alo Baufal correspondent

    HC questions cops’ torture of journo

    The High Court questions the legality of “police torture” on ABM Mizanur Rahman, Baufal correspondent of Bangla daily Prothom Alo