Shahbagh

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Total chaos at Shahbagh intersection

The reckless driving of buses at Shahbagh and Matsya Bhaban intersections continued yesterday even after horrific deaths of two schoolgirls in the areas on Saturday.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Gonojagoron Mancha to hold coffin procession Thursday

Protesting the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers, the activists and supporters of Gonojagoron Mancha will bring out a coffin procession towards the home ministry on Thursday.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

UK minister concerned over attacks on publishers

UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Hugo Swire expresses deep concern over the attacks on publishers and bloggers in Bangladesh.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Dipan’s father believes in ‘ideology of killers’: Hanif

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahabubul Alam Hanif comes down heavily on Prof Abul Qashem Fazlul Huq for not seeking trial of the killers of his son publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Gonojagoron Mancha calls 6-hr hartal for Tuesday

Gonojagoron Mancha calls a countrywide six-hour hartal from 6:00am to 12:00pm on Tuesday to protest killing of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and attack on three others.

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.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Publisher murder: Aziz Super Market to remain closed till tomorrow

Aggrieved by the brutal murder of one of their colleagues, book shop owners and businessmen of Aziz Cooperative Super Market in Shahbagh will keep their shops closed till tomorrow.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Attacks on Avijit’s publishers are isolated incidents: Kamal

A day after the attacks on two publishers of slain blogger Avijit Roy, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says such attacks are isolated incidents and not new in Bangladesh.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Publisher killed in second attack in a day

Publisher of Jagriti Prokashony is stabbed dead at his Shahbagh office shortly after assailants knifed another publisher of books written by slain blogger Avijit Roy along with two bloggers at his...

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.