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Raushan announces national council for Mar 9 to 'revitalise' Jatiya Party

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Raushan Ershad, who proclaimed herself as the chairman of the Jatiya Party, has called for a national council on Mar 9 in a bid to steer the party out of a 'severe crisis'. She reve... Read More


Rohingya man stabbed to death in Cox's Bazar settlement

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- A Rohingya man has been stabbed to death at a settlement of Myanmar's forcibly displaced community in Cox's Bazar's Ukhiya. The incident occurred at 9 pm on Saturday at Block-C in R... Read More


In meeting with Zelensky, Bangladesh's Hasina calls for end to Russia-Ukraine war

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Sheikh Hasina has called upon all parties to find ways to stop the Russia-Ukraine war in a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Munich. Foreign Minister Hasan Mahm... Read More


Jatiya Party's Salma, Nurun Nahar submit nominations for reserved women's seats

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Jatiya Party has nominated Salma Islam and Nurun Nahar as its candidates for the seats reserved for women in the 12th parliament. The two women, accompanied by the party's General S... Read More


DU students set 10-day ultimatum for probe into alleged sexual harassment by teacher

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Journalism students at Dhaka University have resumed classes after giving authorities a 10-day ultimatum to investigate and take action against Prof Naadir Junaid, accused of sexuall... Read More


Woman with gunshot wound among 5 Rohingya seeking refuge from Myanmar amid conflict

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- A small boat carrying five Rohingya people, including a woman with gunshot wound from Myanmar's Rakhine, has docked at Teknaf border in Cox's Bazar amid clashes between insurgent gro... Read More


Mustafizur under 24-hour observation after blow to head during nets session

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Mustafizur Rahman is in stable condition after being hospitalised for a head injury suffered during a Comilla Victorians training session in Chattogram. As a precaution, the left-ar... Read More


7 organisations formed with Grameen Bank's funds, not Yunus' money: chairman

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Grameen Bank Chairman AKM Saiful Majid has defended the takeover of seven organisations, of which Muhammad Yunus was chairman, saying they were founded with the microlender's funds, ... Read More


Bus driver, supervisor arrested over Mymensingh road crash that killed 7

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Police have arrested a bus driver and supervisor in Sherpur's Jhenaigati over the deaths of seven people in a road traffic accident in Mymensingh. Basir Ahmed Badol, chief of Jhenai... Read More


Rekha Rani used her life savings to open a school. In the twilight of life, she is worried about its future. Will the government help?

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- Financial barriers thwarted Rekha Rani Ojha's pursuit of a higher education. Intent on sparing other girls from a similar fate, the Gopalganj native poured her entire life savings in... Read More