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Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur

Hannan Shah laid to rest in Gazipur

Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah was laid to rest at his native village Ghagutia in Kapasia of Gazipur on Friday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Police, BCL men interrupt rally against Rampal plant

Several hundred activists and leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League, and police have interrupted a bicycle rally held on Friday protesting the government move of setting up a power plant at Rampal, Bagerhat near the Sunderbans…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Ex-Coast Guard DG Shafiq, army corporal arrested

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested former Bangladesh Coast Guard director general Shafiq-ur-Rahman and suspended Bangladesh Army corporal Abul Kalam on Thursday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

Political leaders, activists pay tributes to Hannan Shah

Leaders and activists of various political parties, particularly of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, paid their final tributes to BNP standing committee member, ASM Hannan Shah, in the capital, on Thursday…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

BNP-Jamaat leaders must face trial for patronising extremism: PM

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that BNP-Jamaat and its leaders must face trial for patronising extremism in the country by providing money and giving orders, protecting war criminals and burning innocent people to death with petrol bombs…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Rampal power plant won’t affect on Sunderbans: Anwar

Rampal power plant won’t affect on Sunderbans: Anwar

The campaign of different media that coal fired power plant at Rampal of Bagerhat near Sunderbans would cause harm to the mangrove areas, does not have any scientific ground, said environment and forests minister Anwar Hossain Manju in the parliament on Thursday…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

‘Death threat’ to PM : Four cases filed against Tanvir Siddiqui’s son

Four cases were filed against Chowdhury Irad Ahmed Siddique, son of former Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Chowdhury Tanvir Ahmed Siddique, on Thursday in Dhaka, Tangail, Gazipur and Barisal districts for allegedly issuing death threat to the prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
AL to accord mass reception to Hasina tomorrow 

AL to accord mass reception to Hasina tomorrow 

The Awami League-led alliance will accord a mass reception to prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday for receiving two prestigious international awards…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
AL not to invite Pakistan in 20th council session

AL not to invite Pakistan in 20th council session

Ruling Awami League will not invite Pakistan in its 20th national conference scheduled to be held on October 22 and 23 in the capital. The decision was taken during…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Juba League leader hacks Chhatra League activist to death in Bogra

Juba League leader hacks Chhatra League activist to death in Bogra

A Juba League leader in Bogra stabbed an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League to death prompting tension in the town and blockade of streets…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
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Arrest warrants for Tarique, ETV journalist in sedition case

A Dhaka court on Thursday ordered to issue arrest warrants for Bangladesh Nationalist Party senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, and Mahathir Farooki Parash, a former…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Hannan Shah’s 2nd, 3rd janazas held; burial Friday

Hannan Shah’s 2nd, 3rd janazas held; burial Friday

The second and third funeral prayers for Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died in Singapore on…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
President for new food grain varieties compatible with changed climate

President for new food grain varieties compatible with changed climate

The president, Abdul Hamid, on Thursday underscored the need for giving importance to developing new varieties of food grains compatible with…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a meeting of leaders and activists of greater Washington chapter of Awami League at Ritz Carlton hotel in Virginia on Wednesday. – Focusbangla photo

Patrons of militancy must face trial: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has said those who patronise militancy in the country by supplying money and giving order, protected war criminals and burned down innocent people by petrol bombs must face trial…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Modi greets Hasina on her birthday

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has highly appreciated prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership saying her resolute leadership has provided the people of Bangladesh a beacon of hope during a difficult period…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National, Politics

Body of Hannan Shah brought to Dhaka

The mortal remains of Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah were brought to Dhaka from Singapore on Wednesday…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics

President for concerted efforts to implement RTI

President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday urged all concerned to work together to ensure the empowerment of people through proper implementation of the Right to Information Act…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National, Politics
Hannan Shah’s body arrives in Dhaka

Hannan Shah’s body arrives in Dhaka

The body of Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member ASM Hannan Shah, who died on Tuesday in Singapore, was brought home on Wednesday…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
Steps to be taken stop medical coaching: Minister

Steps to be taken stop medical coaching: Minister

Health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim on Wednesday said the government will take necessary steps to stop the activities of medical coaching centres…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics
PM’s birth anniversary observed without festivity

PM’s birth anniversary observed without festivity

Ruling Awami League and its front organisations on Wednesday celebrated the 69th birth anniversary of the party president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina without any festivity at the death of prolific writer Syed Shamsul Haq…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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