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BNP threatens to continue hartal BNP has threatened to continue the ongoing 72-hour hartal and nonstop blockade for an indefinite period if telephone, internet and cable services’ connection ...

Shibir activist killed in Mirpur gunfight, 11 held

A Chhatra Shibir activist has been killed in a gunfight with police at Mirpur in the capital. Police also arrested 11 other Bangladesh Chhatra Shibir activists along with petrol bombs, several litr ...

PM opens month-long Ekushey book fair

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the month-long Amar Ekushey book fair 2015 on the Bangla Academy premises and at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital city of Dhaka. She also opened Second I ...

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Bangladeshi workers

The Saudi Arabian government has lifted ban on recruiting Bangladeshi workers after seven years.  Quoting Md Shahidul Islam, Bangladeshi ambassador to Riyadh, Abdullah Al-Mamun, deputy secreta ...

Midday Brief

No SSC exam on hartal days The government has decided not to take Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations during hartal days. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid made the ...

National F-commerce Summit to begin Feb 7

A-two-day National F-commerce Summit 2015 is going to begin on February 7 at EMK centre in the capital. The summit is organised by social media marketing agency GEEKY will continue till February 8. ...

No SSC exam on hartal days

The government has decided not to take Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations during hartal days. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid made the announcement in a press brief ...

Two killed in Rangpur road mishap

Two people have been killed as a truck rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Domdoma area under Mithapukur upazila of Rangpur. The deceased are Robin, 40, a resident of Birampur upazila of Dinajpu ...

72-hour hartal underway

The 72-hour nationwide general strike called by the BNP-led 20-party alliance is underway on top of the ongoing blockade of streets. The hartal began at 6am on Sunday and will continue until 6 ...

Their words

“Since yesterday (Friday) night, she has been passing sleepless night with her two granddaughters. It is a cruel attitude of the government. She has no word to say anything in this regard. She i ...