4 killed in arson attack as blockades run thru 9th day

Four people, including a child, were burnt to death and 10 others received various degrees of burn injuries after an arson attack by blockaders at Mithapukur upazila early Wednesday during the 9th day of the countywide non-stop blockade, enforced by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance.

Reaz Rahman shot at in Gulshan: BNP calls hartal for Thursday

Unidentified miscreants shot at Reaz Rahman, an adviser to Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia, and set fire to his car in the capital’s Gulshan area on Tuesday evening, prompting the BNP to call a 24-hour hartal from Thursday morning.

3 of a family killed as 2 launches collide in Meghna

Three members of a family were killed in a head-on collision between two launches in the river of Meghna in Chandpur early Tuesday, reports United News of Bangladesh.

5 crude bombs recovered during DU convocation

Five crude bombs were recovered from Dhaka University campus as the varsity was holding the 49th convocation on Tuesday.

RAB detain former BNP lawmaker

Members of Rapid Action Battalion detained Bangladesh Nationalist Party joint secretary general Mohammad Shahjahan and its executive committee member Belal Ahmed at Gulshan in the capital on Monday morning.

Ban on rally gone, AL organises meeting in city

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) gave conditional permission to ruling Awami League to hold a rally at Shuhrawardy Udyan on Monday, reports United News of Bangladesh.

Blockade to continue: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday asked the people to continue the blockade for indefinite period, said former lawmaker of the party, Shammi Akhter quoting the Khaleda.

Bomb-like object in hollowed book found in SC

A bomb-like object found in the courtroom of the High Court bench of Justice Zinat Ara and Justice Habibul Gani on Saturday noon.

Chashi Nazrul passes away

Ekushey Padak and National Film Award winner renowned filmmaker, Chashi Nazrul Islam passed away at Labaid specialized hospital in the city on early Sunday. He was 73.