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Several police among 25 injured, vehicles vandalised, 16 activists held at Karwan Bazar Activists of Jamaat and Shibir set fire to a motorcycle of a police sergeant and pushed over a police van at Sonargaon crossing in the capital Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Rashed Shumon At least 25 people including several policemen were injured in a […]

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Dhaka, Nov 12 (bdnews24.com)—BNP spokesperson Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said the government, not the opposition chief, has assumed the roles of both the ‘snake’ and the ‘quack’. His remark came in response to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s criticism of Khaleda Zia on Sunday over the Sept 29-30 attacks on the Buddhists in Cox’s […]

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Dhaka, Nov 12 (bdnews24.com) — Jamaat-e-Islami guru Ghulam Azam’s son Abdullahil Amaan Azmi on Monday testified as the first defence witness for his father at the first war crimes tribunal of Bangladesh. However, the 53-year old Azmi, a former infantry officer with a military career of 30 years, only managed to get through a part […]

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Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim addresses a meeting at National Press Club in the capital on Monday. Photo: Focus Bangla Awami League leader Mohammad Nasim on Monday urged Finance Minister AMA Muhith to talk less as a true ‘leader talks less and listens more’. “You (Finance Minister) are our senior. We’ll be happy if you […]

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Around 700 leaders and activists of Rangpur district committee of Jatiya Party (Ershad) resigned en-masse on Sunday for extending party support to its Presidium Member Mosiur Rahman Ranga to contest the Rangpur City Corporation election. AKM Abdur Rauf Manik, organising secretary of JP central committee, also announced forming of a new party named ‘Trinamool Jatiya […]

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia takes a look at the damaged idols at Buddha Bihar in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday extended financial aid to the authorities of Buddhist and Hindu temples ravaged by the September attacks in Chittagong. Khaleda is on her way back to Dhaka after […]

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Mofazzel Hossain Chowdhury Maya, general secretary to the Awami League Dhaka city unit, speaks at an extended meeting of the AL city unit at its Bangabandhu Avenue office in the capital on Sunday. The Dhaka city unit of ruling Awami League on Sunday announced a one-and-a-half-month programme to resist what it said the evil effort […]

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The sixth meeting of Bangladesh-Myanmar Joint Commission for economic cooperation begins here on Sunday. The sixth meeting of Bangladesh-Myanmar Joint Commission for economic cooperation begins here on Sunday, aiming to establish better connectivity and boost bilateral trade between the two next-door neighbours. Deputy Minister for Commerce Dr Pwint San will lead the Myanmar side while […]

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Muhith now claims; audio record tells otherwise; Yunus terms the diatribe unfortunate Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday denied that he had quoted Nobel laureate Amartya Sen as saying that Bangladesh’s achievements were not highlighted on the world stage because of Prof Muhammad Yunus. However, The Daily Star has the recorded proof that the finance minister […]

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia addresses a rally in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. Photo: Courtesy Star Online Report BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday blamed government forces and associate bodies of the ruling Awami League for the September violence in Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong. “Different forces of the government, Bangladesh Chhatra League and […]

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Asikh Hossain Ali Hossain, the brother of Noor Hossain who sacrificed his life to topple dictatorial regime in Bangladesh, said he had no other option but to accept the coalition between his own party the Awami League and the former dictator HM Ershad as ‘reality’, though his heart could not ‘admit’ it. He also talked […]

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Dhaka, Nov 9 (bdnews24.com)—BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia left for Cox’s Bazaar on Friday afternoon to visit Ramu Upazila where Buddhist monasteries and houses were damaged in the Sep 29 communal attacks. The leader of the Opposition in Parliament started her journey from her Gulshan office by road around 4pm, her Press Secretary Maruf Kamal Khan […]

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