Student protest for safe roads

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

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...

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

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.

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

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.

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

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.

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

Tough action against traffic offenders: DMP

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

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

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.

August 4, 2018
August 4, 2018

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.

August 3, 2018
August 3, 2018

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.

August 3, 2018
August 3, 2018

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.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

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.