Hasina flies to S Arabia to attend international conference on women in Islam

Dhaka, Nov. 5 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has left for Saudi Arabia to participate in the 'International Conference on Women in Islam' hosted by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). A B... Read More

Driver burnt as arsonists torch bus in Dhaka during BNP blockade

Dhaka, Nov. 5 -- A bus driver has suffered burn injuries after a group of arsonists set fire to an Ashim Paribahan bus in Dhaka's Khilgaon during the 48-hour blockade called by the BNP and Jamaat-e-Is... Read More

Assailants torch bus, vandalise autorickshaw in Dhaka during BNP blockade

Dhaka, Nov. 5 -- A bus driver has suffered burn injuries after a group of arsonists set fire to his vehicle in Dhaka's Khilgaon during a fresh 48-hour blockade called by the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami. ... Read More

Hasina urges calm as garment workers vandalise factories in deadly unrest for pay

Dhaka, Nov. 4 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged garment workers to shun violence and return to work, suggesting that the BNP is behind violence during a campaign for a pay rise in the sector. ... Read More

Hasina sees 'antigovernment conspiracy' behind price rises amid unrestrained inflation

Dhaka, Nov. 3 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has questioned the rise in food prices, pointing out that domestic productions have increased. She suspects there is a conspiracy to drive prices and the... Read More

Awami League pays homage to four national leaders on Jail Killing Day

Dhaka, Nov. 3 -- The Awami League and its affiliate organisations have paid tribute to the four national leaders who were assassinated 48 years ago on Jail Killing Day. On Nov 3, 1975, four leaders o... Read More

RAB arrests man for inciting actress Humaira Himu's suicide

Dhaka, Nov. 3 -- The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested a man in connection with the death of renowned TV actress Humaira Himu. The suspect, Ziauddin alias Rumi, was apprehended in Dhaka on Friday, ... Read More

TV actress Humaira Himu dies in mysterious circumstances

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- Renowned TV actress Humaira Himu has died but the cause of her death was not clear, according to Ahsan Habib Nasim, president of Drama Actors' Association. Nasim confirmed the news o... Read More

BNP, Jamaat declare now call 48-hour nationwide blockade

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- The BNP and the Jamaat-e-Islami will be enforcing another 48-hour-long nationwide blockade starting at 6am Sunday, hot on the heels of similar antigovernment protests for three days r... Read More

BNP must answer for attacks on journalists during rally, says Hasina

Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the BNP must be held accountable for the violent attacks on police and journalists during the opposition group's antigovernment rally on Oct 28. Has... Read More