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Death anniversary of Mir AKM Golam Kader

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Today (Friday) is the 14th death anniversary of Freedom Fighter Mir AKM Golam Kader. Milad mahfil and Qurankhwani will be arranged on the occasion at the residence of the decea... Read More


Arrest warrant against Prothom Alo editor and nine others

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- A Dhaka Court on Thursday issued arrest warrant against 10 persons, including Editor and Publisher of Bangla daily Prothom Alo Matiur Rahman, in a case filed in connection with ... Read More


Mojnu confesses to raping DU student

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Mohammad Mojnu, the lone accused in a case filed over the rape of a Dhaka University (DU) student, reportedly confessed before a court in the city on Thursday to his crime. Dha... Read More


Coaching centres to remain shut from Jan 25 to Feb 25 for SSC examinations

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- All coaching centres will remain closed during the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations scheduled to begin February 1, Education Minister Dipu Moni sai... Read More


Myanmar urged to restore full citizenship rights to Rohingya

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- The government of Myanmar should take steps to urgently restore full citizenship rights to Rohingya, said Fortify Rights on Thursday. New evidence collected by Fortify Rights, ... Read More


Sir Fazle Hasan Abed's contributions recalled

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Speakers on Thursday lauded the glorious achievements and contributions of late Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. They discussed his career and activities in different fields at the Muzzaf... Read More


FFs, families won't have to pay vehicle fitness fees

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Freedom fighters (FFs), their family members and wounded freedom fighters as well will now enjoy exemption from paying annual fitness fees for their vehicles. Bangladesh Road T... Read More


Govt not interfering in city elections: Quader

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader said on Thursday the government is not interfering in elections to the Dhaka south and north city corporations. The AL leader... Read More


Holding polls on Puja day not justifiable: Dr Kamal

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain said on Thursday holding polls to two the Dhaka city corporations on the day of Saraswati Puja is an unjust act. "The government has... Read More


Appeal seeks deferment of Dhaka city elections

Bangladesh, Jan. 17 -- An appeal petition was filed with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday challenging a High Court order that rejected a writ petition filed for the deferment of... Read More