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Raid on BNP office: key leaders among 185 held

Dhaka, Mar 11 (UNB) – In a raid on BNP’s Nayapaltan central office on Monday evening, police arrested 185 of its leaders and workers, including acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi. The law enforcers launched the drive in the BNP office at about 6 pm after 8-10 […]

Dhaka, Mar 11 (UNB) – Pro-hartal elements torched at least six vehicles in the capital, Noakhali and Mymensingh districts on Monday, ahead of Tuesday’s hartal called by the BNP-led 18-party alliance. In the capital, three vehicles were set on fire at Puranapaltan, Bangshal and Rampura. Witnesses said a private car was set ablaze at Azad […]

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The citizens of India could use all the fora available today to convey to the Islamists that they better not try to tamper with freedom and democracy. Ever since Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina instituted a tribunal to bring to justice the elements accused of committing atrocities against fellow citizens during the civil war of […]

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Clashes have erupted between Bangladeshi police and protesters over controversial trials of opposition politicians including leaders of the country’s Jamaat-e-Islami party. On Monday, hundreds of people took to the streets in the capital Dhaka where they threw stones at security forces. In response, police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the angry demonstrators. […]

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Guest: Ambassador Osman Siddique. First aired on Diya TV, March 10, 2013.

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A full member of the International Cricket Council with Test and one-day international status, Bangladesh played its first Test match against India in 2000. The Asian minnows made their official international cricket debut at the 1979 ICC Trophy in England, where they had mixed results, leaving the tournament with 2 wins and 2 defeats. But it […]

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Popularity of the Shahbagh protests emboldened their leadership to continue until the long arm of justice is fully applied to the war criminals. Only punishment that seems to satisfy them is death to all war criminals. They do not state how many war criminals and whether it should be extended to all the criminals who […]

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Bogra, Mar 11 (UNB)– Police recovered the body of an unidentified woman from a septic tank of a primary school building in Sahjahanpur of Bogra on Saturday. Sahnaj Parvin, teacher of Darikulla Primary School, said local people opened up the cover of the septic tank and saw the decomposed body of the woman as students […]

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Dhaka, Mar 10: The biennial election of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), the apex body of the country’s apparel sector, was held peacefully on Sunday. Voters exercised their franchise almost in a festive mood from 8 am and continued until 5 pm to elect the directors of the apex body for the next […]

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বগুড়া শহরে গত দুই রাত ধরে গ্রেফতার অভিযানের নামে পুলিশ ও মতাসীন দলের লোকজন মুখ বেঁধে বাড়ি বাড়ি তাণ্ডব চালাচ্ছে। বগুড়া পৌরসভার ২১ নম্বর ওয়ার্ডের শ্যামবাড়িয়া ও ঢাকন্তা গ্রামের ২০ বাড়িতে এ তাণ্ডব চালানো হয়েছে। গত শনিবার রাত ১টার দিকে বিপুল পুলিশ নিশ্চিন্তপুর ও ঢাকন্তা গ্রামে অভিযান চালায়। এ সময় পোশাকধারী পুলিশের সাথে বহুসংখ্যক মুখোশ […]

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বিল্লাল হোসেন রবিন, নারায়ণগঞ্জ থেকে: স্কুলছাত্র তানভীর মুহাম্মদ ত্বকী হত্যায় বিশেষ মহল জড়িত ইঙ্গিত করে সন্ত্রাসীদের বিরুদ্ধে সাধারণ মানুষকে ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়ার আহ্বান জানিয়েছেন নারায়ণগঞ্জ-৪ আসনের সংসদ সদস্য চলচ্চিত্র অভিনেত্রী সারাহ বেগম কবরী। তিনি বলেন, সময় এসেছে সন্ত্রাসীদের বিরুদ্ধে রুখে দাঁড়াবার। গতকাল দুপুরে ত্বকীর পরিবারকে সান্ত্ব্তনা দিতে গিয়ে কবরী এসব কথা বলেন। তিনি বলেন, যুদ্ধাপরাধীদের বিচার […]

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Mofizur Rahman A constable was shot dead by Jamaat-Shibir men when a police team went to a remote village in Koira upazila of Khulna to arrest Jamaat activists early yesterday. The cops came under attack after they arrested three Jamaat men on charges of assaulting police and looting and torching houses of the local Hindus […]

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