Shahbagh

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 Lalmatia office.

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.

October 4, 2015
October 4, 2015

Medical test protesters withdraw Shahbagh sit-in

Students seeking retake of the MBBS and BDS admission tests withdraw their six-hour sit-in at Shahbagh intersection in Dhaka for today.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Medical admission seekers stage sit-in at Press Club

Agitating students seeking retake of the MBBS and BDS admission tests stage a sit-in programme at the National Press Club to press home their demands.

June 19, 2015
June 19, 2015

8 muggers held from Dhaka University

Detectives detain eight muggers including four impersonators of plainclothes in separate drives through Dhaka University ahead of Eid.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

Analysis: Why automated traffic signal failed

A new traffic signal in Dhaka proves to be a disaster as the capital experiences a total breakdown of traffic control this week.