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  • BNP activists

    Cops swoop on BNP activists, foil protest

    Police yesterday charged truncheons and used water cannons on BNP men to foil their black flag programme in the capital's Nayapaltan.

  • Rohingya crisis

    ROHINGYA: A forgotten people

    It has been exactly six months when the Rohingyas started streaming into Bangladesh to escape the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar and it took exactly the same many months for the world to forget them, to make them truly nobody's children.

  • HSC Exam question Paper leak in 2018

    Leakers now prepare to taint HSC

    No sooner had the SSC exams finished than the question leakers were tempting the HSC examinees on social media.


    “The area needed to be cleared to ease people's suffering.”

  • Massacre in Syria must stop now

    Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day yesterday killing 32 civilians, as the European Union joined a host of other countries to stop the carnage, saying “massacre must stop now”.

  • Train Derailment in Moulvibazar

    Train Derailment: Sylhet rail link restored after 16 hours

    Rail communications of Sylhet with other parts of the country remained halted for around 16 hours yesterday as a train derailed in

  • Myanmar bulldozes 55 Rohingya villages

    The Myanmar government has cleared at least 55 Rohingya villages of all structures and vegetation, including scenes of atrocities, in an operation to destroy the evidence of crimes against humanity, the Human Rights Watch said yesterday.

  • Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid

    SSC Question Leak: Nahid admits failure to find the root

    A total of 153 people have been arrested so far in 52 cases for their alleged role in the question leak during the Secondary School Certificate exams, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said yesterday.

  • Top Quote

    “Many of these villages were scenes of atrocities against Rohingya and should be preserved…”

  • Rohingya Repatriation

    Ensure safe repatriation, allow UN to play its role

    India and Canada yesterday called for voluntary and safe repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar and allowing

  • 8-year-old girl killed

    Police recovered the body of an eight-year-old girl in the district's Sreepur upazila around midnight on Thursday, about four hours after she went missing from near her home.

  • Rohingya

    A society 'encouraged to hate'

    The atrocities against the Rohingyas in Myanmar and the subsequent crisis are the consequences of a society encouraged to hate and lack of global leadership on human rights, Amnesty International has said in a report titled "The State of the World's Human Rights".

  • Bangladesh on Graft Index: Slightly better, still a long way to go

    Bangladesh has moved two notches up in the global Corruption Perceptions Index of 2017, but the scale of corruption in

  • PM Sheikh Hasina

    Why is BNP waging this movement?

    Criticising BNP leaders for their movement to have Khaleda Zia freed, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked if the

  • Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda's appeal accepted by HC

    The High Court yesterday accepted BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's appeal challenging the lower court verdict that convicted and jailed her for five years in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

  • Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

    It is Pakistan's proxy war with Chinese help

    A “planned” influx of people from Bangladesh into India's north-eastern region is underway as part of a proxy war being waged by Pakistan, with support from China, to keep the area disturbed, Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat has said.

  • Education ministry logo

    Major shake-up at edn ministry

    The government yesterday transferred 30 education ministry officials to different colleges outside Dhaka over allegations of

  • Airport Security: Govt official breaches it this time

    A customs official went up the jetway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Monday night without authorisation.

  • Sharif

    Sharif can't lead party

    Pakistan's Supreme Court yesterday ordered that ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif be removed as head of the political party he founded, six months after the court disqualified him as the country's leader over unreported income.

  • Dhaka Elevated Expressway

    Elevated Expressway: 7pc progress in 7 years

    The government in the last seven years has failed to issue the work order for the 47km Dhaka Elevated Expressway (DEE) even though its construction has been inaugurated twice.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    New Delhi has nothing to worry about

    India should not be worried about Bangladesh's growing ties with China, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said, asserting that the cooperation with Beijing was meant only for the country's development.

  • Gunfight

    Rape accused killed in 'gunfight'

    A man accused of rape was killed in a “gunfight” with Rab at Chakaria upazila of Cox's Bazar early yesterday.

  • Myanmar destroying massacre evidence

    The Myanmar government is bulldozing over the site of a Rohingya mass grave in an effort to destroy evidence of a massacre committed by the military last year, says a rights group.

  • 4 killed falling off the roof of a running train

    Four people, including two RMG workers, travelling on the roof of a train were killed after being hit by the girder of a footbridge in Raninagar upazila of Naogaon in the early hours of yesterday.

  • Khaleda files appeal with High Court

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia filed an appeal with the High Court yesterday challenging the special court's verdict that sentenced her to five years' imprisonment in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

  • Central Shaheed Minar

    Tribute to language martyrs

    Just before midnight, as words to “Amar Bhaiyer Rokte Rangano”, began to waft through the air, the nation paid homage to the Language Movement martyrs.

  • Central Shaheed Minar

    For Bangla, women too were at the forefront

    It was a testing time, the 1950s.

  • abdul matin- Rasma Nasrin

    Light hasn't gone out

    Writing, reading, singing and just plain speaking: February is the month to celebrate our mother tongue in all its vibrant forms. It's when we remember the sacrifice of the heroes of the 1952 Language

  • Zia Orphanage Trust Case: Defence forged document

    The defence had forged a document and submitted it to the court to save Khaleda Zia and other accused in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, reads the full verdict.

  • BNP leader GK Gouse

    35 hurt as BNP men, cops clash

    At least 35 people, including two journalists and four policemen, were injured in clashes between police and BNP men in Habiganj and Faridpur yesterday during demonstrations over jailing party Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a graft case.