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Islamic activists have attacked dozens of Hindu temples and hundreds of homes across Bangladesh since an Islamist leader was sentenced to death for war crimes last month, a Hindu group said on Wednesday Bangladesh Puja Udjapon Parishad, a group which looks after Hindu temples, said 47 temples and at least 700 Hindu houses had either […]

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The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) on Tuesday sought an audience with the BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. The apex business body’s Secretary General Mir Shahabuddin told bdnews24.com that they sent a letter to the opposition leader for her time. Shahabuddin said the effort was for a courtesy call by the newly […]

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The condition of President Zillur Rahman, who was undergoing treatment at a Singapore hospital, had improved slightly, his press secretary said yesterday. “His condition is better now than what it was in Dhaka,” AKM Nesar Uddin Bhuiyan told BSS quoting a message received here from Singapore in the afternoon. Bhuiyan said the president is undergoing […]

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This March 7 photo shows thousands of people join a grand rally of Gonojagoron Mancha at Press Club in Chittagong. Unidentified criminals exploded at least three cocktails near the Gonojagoron Mancha adjacent to the Chittagong press club on Tuesday evening. Meanwhile, the administration has imposed Section 144 in the city following calls for staging rallies […]

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Several bombs exploded in Bangladesh’s capital and police clashed with protesters Tuesday as opposition leaders enforced a daylong, nationwide general strike over what they say is police intimidation. By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh — Several bombs exploded in Bangladesh’s capital and police clashed with protesters Tuesday as opposition leaders enforced a daylong, nationwide general […]

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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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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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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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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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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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গণমাধ্যম ও সাংবাদিক দলন-পীড়নে অতীতের সব রেকর্ড ভঙ্গ করেছে শেখ হাসিনা নেতৃত্বাধীন বর্তমান মহাজোট সরকার। গত ৯ ফেব্রুয়ারি থেকে ৯ মার্চ পর্যন্ত এক মাসে প্রকাশ্যে গুলি ছুড়ে ও হামলা চালিয়ে অন্তত ৪৮ সাংবাদিককে আহত করেছে সরকারের পেটোয়া বাহিনী পুলিশ ও দলীয় ক্যাডাররা। এ সময় ক্যামেরা ভাংচুর ও হামলার শিকার হয়েছেন অনেক সাংবাদিক। আমার দেশ সম্পাদক […]

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Chuadanga, Mar 11 (UNB)– Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) picked up a Bangladeshi cattle trader from Benipur frontier in Jibannagar upazila of the district on Sunday night. The victim was identified as Faruk Hossain, 37, haling from Bittipara village of the same upazila. Witnesses said a team of the BSF Nonaganj camp detained […]

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