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Tarique to be brought back, reiterates Anisul

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Friday said BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman will be brought back home to execute court verdicts against him. “Tarique has talked of filing cases over the Details

Polls schedules for JS reserved seats on Feb 17: EC Secy

The Election Commission (EC) will announce election schedules on February 17 for 50 reserved seats of the 11th parliament exclusively for women. EC Secretary Helaluddin on Monday disclosed it while briefing Details

Remove illegal establishments from roads in 7 days: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today ordered the authorities concerned to remove all the illegal establishments along the roads and highways across the country within a week. The minister Details

16 Rohingyas held in Cumilla

Police arrested 16 Rohingyas from Bagra in Brahmanpara upazila on Thursday. The arrestees are Hamida Begum, 60, Sabbir Ahmed, 30, Sabbir’s wife Hasina Begum, 30, Sabbir’s four children—Jabed, 12, Saber, 10, Details

Tackling problem of question leak main challenge: Dipu Moni

Newly appointed Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Tuesday (jan 8) said the main challenge of her ministry is to tackle the perennial problem of question paper leakage. The Education Minister Details

"The elections were held in a free and fair way"

Prime minnissster Sheikh Hasina said on monday “The elections were held in a free and fair way. Had any irregularities taken place in the polls, the Election Commission would have Details

Voters satisfied with casting votes using EVMs

Voters expressed their satisfaction over casting their votes through Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the 11th parliamentary election today (Dec 30). Voters of six constituencies – Dhaka-6 and 13, Chattogram-9, Rangpur-3, Details

17 killed in polls violence

Opposition and ruling party activists are being killed in election violence across Bangladesh, and until last reported, 17 persons were killed across the country so far. CUMILLA One Oikyafront supporter Mujib, 35, Details

Election materials to reach polling stations by Saturday: Officials

All the election materials, including translucent ballot boxes and ballot papers, will reach polling stations across the country by Saturday (Dec 29) as the Election Commission (EC) has completed its preparations Details

Nation remembers Liberation War heroes

Bangladeshis at home and abroad on Sunday paid deep homage to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the country in 1971, marking the 48th Victory Day. Bangladesh was born Details

Brussels protest over UN migration pact turns violent

Thousands of demonstrators in Brussels have marched against a UN migration pact, signed in Marrakech last week. Flemish right-wing parties called the march, which took place near major EU institutions, amid Details

1,841 contestants in election race

A total of 1,841 candidates are going to contest the 11th parliamentary elections from all 300 constituencies. Of them, 1,745 contestants are nominated by political parties and the remaining 96 are Details

School girl hacked by stalkers in Manikganj

A school girl was hacked critically by some local stalkers at Jafarganj in Shivalaya upazila on Monday afternoon. The victim was identified as Lucky Ghosh, 16, an SSC candidate from Jafarganj Details

Khaleda files appeal with EC

The lawyers of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday filed appeals with the Election Commission against rejection of her nomination papers in three constituencies. A six-member team of BNP, led by Details

Viqarunnisa sacks principal

Viqarunnisa Noon School and College today suspended the three accused teachers over the suicide of class nine student Aritry Adhikary. The institution’s governing body took the decision to remove them after Details

Election observers urged not to talk to media on election day

Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Tuesday urged the election observers not to make any comment to the media on the day of the 11th parliamentary elections. ‘The election observers must Details

Skype ‘blocked’ across country

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has reportedly blocked telecommunication application Skype across the country. Emdadul Haque, secretary general of Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB), told that they have received Details

Work unitedly to prevent evil activities against country: President

President Abdul Hamid on Friday urged all irrespective of religions, caste and creed to work unitedly for preventing all evil activities to keep the pace of development uninterrupted.  “Anti-liberation evil forces Details

Narsingdi Militant Hideout: Two killed in police raid

Two militant suspects, including a woman, were killed in a police operation at a hideout in Narsingdi yesterday, about two weeks after they came to the district with several other Details

Much-awaited verdict in Aug 21 grenade attack cases Wednesday

After a long wait for over 14 years, a speedy trial tribunal here is set to deliver its verdict on Wednesday in two cases filed over the August 21 grenade Details