Barricade around Khaleda’s Gulshan office withdrawn after 15 days

Fifteen days after their strong vigil, police withdrew their barricade early Monday from in front of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson’s Gulshan office in the capital where she has reportedly been confined since January 3, United News of Bangladesh reports.

Situation still not ripe to call in troops: home minister

The state minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Sunday said the law enforcers under his ministry like the Police, Rapid Action Battalion, Border Guard Bangladesh and Ansar were enough to face the present confrontational situation triggered by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance’s indefinite countrywide blockade.

One killed as blockade runs thru 13th day

A truck helper was killed in Barisal early Sunday, the 13th straight day of non-stop nationwide blockade enforced by Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance.

NSI official killed in road accident

A junior officer of National Security Intelligent, MA Sattar, was hit by a local bus in front of the National Press Club and subsequently died on Saturday morning.

Splash of rain makes city air cleaner

It was a splash of rain, much awaited though, that made the city cleaner early Saturday.

Transports fear-struck

Haunted by the fear of arson and vandalism, inter-district transports have been plying the highways in lesser numbers since the non-stop blockade called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance began on January 6, which has already dealt a severe blow to the sector.

One burnt alive as blockade continues

Miscreants set fire on a bus that burnt alive its staff in Gazipur early Thursday, the 10th straight day of non-stop countrywide blockade sponsored by Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance.

7 die as blockade continues

Six persons, including a mother and her 12- year old son died on the ninth day of BNP called nationwide blockade at different places of the country Wednesday. The mother and her son were among four people burnt to death when the bus, guarded by police and BGB, carrying them was set ablaze by hurling petrol bomb at Mithapukur, Rangpur in the early hours of Wednesday.