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আল্লাহ ও রাসুলের জঘন্য অবমাননাকারী নাস্তিক ব্লগার এবং তাদের পৃষ্ঠপোষক ও পক্ষাবলম্বনকারীদের অপপ্রচার ও বিভ্রান্তিমূলক বক্তব্যে কান না দিয়ে দাবি আদায়ে সম্পূর্ণ অরাজনৈতিক সংগঠন হেফাজতে ইসলামের ৬ এপ্রিল দেশের প্রতিটি জেলা থেকে ঢাকা অভিমুখে লংমার্চসহ শান্তিপূর্ণ সব প্রতিবাদ কর্মসূচি সর্বাত্মকভাবে পালন করার জন্য দেশবাসীর প্রতি আহ্বান জানিয়েছেন দারুল উলুম হাটহাজারী মাদরাসার মহাপরিচালক এবং হেফাজতে ইসলাম […]

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Miscreants torched three buses and vandalised 15 other vehicles in different parts of the capital Sunday afternoon sending panic through city on the eve of opposition-called 48-hour countrywide shutdown. Nearly 20 men suddenly took to the streets in Paltan, Motijheel and Malibagh areas and unleashed the violence, witnesses said. They set fire to a bus […]

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At least 22 vehicles were torched at different parts of the capital ahead of the BNP-led 18-party alliance’s 48-hour countrywide hartal beginning at 6am on Monday. Police detained 15 suspected pro-hartal activists from different of the city till 7:30 pm on Sunday. Police, quoting witnesses, said a bus was torched by hartal supporters near the […]

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Lalmonirhat, Mar 16 (UNB) – Two minor girls were raped allegedly by identified local criminals in Kaliganj and Patgram upazilas within a span of 10 hours on Friday. In Kaliganj, the school-going daughter, 13, of Haidar Ali, a van-puller of Char Shankar village, was waylaid and kidnapped, allegedly by neighbour Anwar, on way to her […]

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Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan The faculty and staff members of 26 technical training centres set up and run under Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training development projects have been going without salary and other benefits for the past six months. A total of 1,534 trainers and staffers are currently working at the centres against 2,136 […]

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Unrest in Bangladesh has some Winnipeggers taking action through a gathering of the local community. Members of Manitoba’s Bangladeshi community say minority groups are being persecuted in the South Asian country. They say the problems stem back four decades, when Bangladesh became an independent country. Rumel Halder is one of two Christians in Manitoba from […]

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Refuting the allegation of his involvement in the Tanveer Mohammad Twaki killing, former MP Shamim Osman on Saturday said Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Dr Selina Hayat Ivy was trying to catch fish in the troubled waters over the incident. He also threatened to take her to court if she fails to prove the allegation. “I […]

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At least eight school students, including two siblings, were killed and four others injured when a truck rammed a school van at Monohorganj Uapzila in Comilla district on Saturday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Nusrat Jahan Shova, Hridoy Hossain Muttakin, Al Amin, Rakibul Islam, Hasibul Hasan Nehaz, his sister Tina, Shahadul Islam Mithun and […]

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Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Professor Emeritus Dr Jamal Nazrul Islam passed away in a  port city hospital early Saturday. He was 74. Family sources said Dr Jamal breathed his last at Chittagong Metropolitan Hospital at 2.00am. He was admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital two days ago. He is survived by his […]

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The country’s first-ever DEMU commuter train started its trial run on Chittagong-Comilla route on Saturday. Officials said the first such train left Pahartali Railway Station of the port city of Chittagong around 9:30am. “This is the first time that DEMU (diesel electric multiple units) train is plying here in Bangladesh. If it turns out successful, […]

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Campaign against Jamaat indicates that a country which had lost its ethos of pluralism and democracy is returning to the right path Image Credit: Dana A. Shams/ © Gulf News Dhaka was a distant dot on India’s map when I was living in my hometown, Sialkot. Partition pushed me to Delhi and, happily for me, […]

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নারায়ণগঞ্জে মেধাবী ছাত্র তানভীর মুহাম্মদ ত্বকি হত্যাকাণ্ডে শামীম ওসমানের পরিবারকেই দায়ী করেছেন তাঁর বাবা রফিউর রাব্বি। আজ শুক্রবার বিকেলে নারায়ণগঞ্জ শহরের কেন্দ্রস্থল চাষাঢ়ায় শহীদ মিনার প্রাঙ্গণে নাগরিক সমাজের উদ্যোগে আয়োজিত এক গণজমায়েতে তিনি এ অভিযোগ করেন। রাব্বি বলেন, বাসভাড়া বাড়ানোর প্রতিবাদ করা, সিটি করপোরেশন নির্বাচনে সেলিনা হায়াত আইভীর পক্ষে কাজ করায় তাঁর ছেলে ত্বকিকে হত্যা […]

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