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  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Inu deplores statements of UN, US embassy

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday rejected statements issued by the US embassy in Dhaka and the United Nations, Bangladesh, over the safety of student protesters during road safety campaign, terming those “unexpected and unwanted”.

  • Bashundhara battlefield

    Police did not attempt to drive away the armed youths; rather, they charged teargas canisters into the campus, witnesses and students said.

  • Movement for safe roads

    Cops lob tear shells, charge batons to disperse students at DU

    Police lob tear shells, use water cannons and charge batons to disperse a procession brought out by students at Dhaka University campus demanding safe roads and protesting the ongoing attacks on students.

  • Student Protest for Safe Roads

    Cops, BCL men disperse protesting students in Ctg

    Law enforcers along with the activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) disperse protesting students when they tried to gather in front of Chittagong Press Club for forming a human chain.

  • Journos attacked while on duty

    At least five photojournalists are injured as activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, student front of ruling Awami League, allegedly swoop on them at Science Lab intersection in Dhaka.

  • Actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed

    Nawshaba remanded over fanning rumour

    Actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed, who iss held for spreading rumour on Facebook, is remanded in a case filed under the ICT Act.

  • Ilias Kanchan: The Tireless Warrior Speaks

    In a candid interview, Ilias Kanchan, veteran actor and founder of Nirapad Sarak Chai (We Demand Safe Roads) movement, shares his views on the ongoing student protests demanding safer roads and the initiatives that can be taken to address the situation.

  • Ministry warns Ekattor TV

    Ministry cautions Ekattor TV

    The information ministry has requested” Ekattor TV not to air programmes, news, and footage that go against the National Broadcast Policy-2014 and could encourage public disorder.

  • Share Market investment in Bangladesh

    Don’t pay heed to rumours, PM urges countrymen

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the people of the country not to pay heed to rumours and get confused by propaganda.

  • Student Protest in Bangladesh

    No one allowed to gather at Mirpur-10

    Hundreds of police armed with weapons and sticks take position at Mirpur-10 roundabout where students held protest since July 29 following the death of two students in a road accident on Airport Road.

  • Tough action against traffic offenders: DMP

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police has decided to take strict measures against traffic offences, amid widespread protests demanding safe roads.

  • Student Protest for Safe Roads

    Ball is now in govt's court

    Road-wise, Bangladesh remained a student republic for the last seven days. It's about time it went back to what it is: a people's republic.

  • Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid talks on free textbooks distribution

    Nahid urges students to return to classes

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid urges the students to calm down and return to classes saying that the government has taken steps for fulfilling their demands.

  • Owners will ply buses ‘when normalcy returns’

    Transport owners who have kept their vehicles off roads due to ongoing student agitation have said such will continue “until normalcy returns” on the streets.

  • Traffic chaos heaps misery on commuters

    It was around 1:45pm yesterday. With his left leg in a plaster cast, Sharif, 25, tightly held onto his brother Selim and limped in front of Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital.

  • Jabal-e-Noor Paribahan owner remanded

    Owner of bus that killed 2 students remanded

    A Dhaka court places the owner of bus that ran over two students at Dhaka’s Airport road and triggered mass student protests across the country demanding road safety, on a seven-day remand.

  • Guardians join protesting students

    Guardians express solidarity with protesting students

    On the fifth consecutive day of the student protest, parents and guardians are seen taking part in the agitation, expressing solidarity with the protesters.

  • Cops don't need driving licences!

    In several videos on social media, protesters were seen stopping police motorbikes at different parts of the city and asking to see their documents.