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BNP calls 48-hour hartal from Thursday

The BNP-led 20-party alliance has called 48-hour nationwide hartal beginning from Thursday morning. However, Dhaka and Chittagong City Corporations will remain out of the hartal purview. The har ...

UN concerned over attacks on journalists, intellectuals

The United Nations has expressed deep concern over attacks on different journalists and other intellectuals in Bangladesh in recent times.  “…it's a matter of tremendous conce ...

Midday Brief

Notice served seeking BCB action on ICC umpires A Supreme Court lawyer has sent a legal notice to the authorities of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) requesting them to appeal with the International ...

Lawyer seeks BCB action on ICC umpires

A Supreme Court lawyer has sent a legal notice to the authorities of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) requesting them to appeal with the International Cricket Council for punishing the umpires for their ...

Their words

“The government has already proved its immense sincerity towards holding neutral elections.” Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said while addressing a meeting with the ...

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Rice Price Yesterday's price Price before 7 days Miniket (average quality) Tk40 to Tk48 ...

Morning Brief

Radical Islamists strike again Radical Islamists hacked to death secular blogger Md Oyasiqur Rahman Babu yesterday morning in Tejgaon, Dhaka allegedly for his atheist views. A travel agency exec ...

Hang Oyasiqur killers, demand bloggers

An alliance of bloggers has demanded capital punishment for the killers of Oyasiqur Rhaman. In a statement issued on Monday, Bangla community Blogger Alliance condemned the brutal killing.   ...

Evening Brief

Blogger Oyasiqur hacked to death Blogger Oyasiqur Rhaman has been hacked to death in the capital's Dipika Mosque Lane in Tejgaon. 'Oyasiqur killed for anti-Islam writings' Two m ...

BNP wants free and fair city polls

The BNP-led 20-party alliance has called upon the government as well as the Election Commission to hold free, fair and neutral polls in three city corporations. In a press statement, BNP Joint Secr ...