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Eggs hurled at Khaleda’s Gulshan office

Pro-ruling party bodies demand end to blockade Protesters hurled eggs targeting the Gulshan office of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today during a programme organised by pro-ruling party bodies demanding an end to the countrywide blockade sponsored by the 20-party alliance, ...

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PM resorting to lies, says BNP

The BNP has accused the prime minister of resorting to ‘falsehood’ while blaming party Chairperson Khaleda Zia for nationwide subversion, says agency. “We’re condemning and protesting these lies,” said BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi in a statement on ...

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Arrest warrant for Prothom Alo editor

A Jhalakathi court has issued arrest warrants for Prothom Alo’s Editor Matiur Rahman and a photographer for ignoring summons in a case accusing the Bangla daily of hurting religious sentiments, report news agencies. The plaintiff, a lawyer named Md Gani ...

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Bomb explodes near BD HC judge’s house

Unidentified criminals exploded a crude bomb near the residence of High Court Judge Abu Taher Md Saifur Rahman in the city’s Dhanmondi area last night, news agency reports. This is the second time crude bombs were blasted targeting the judge’s ...

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Dual-gauge on Dhaka-Narayanganj route

The government has endorsed a project to install new dual-gauge rail lines on the Dhaka-Narayanganj route to facilitate commuting between the two cities, reports news agency. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC), chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh ...

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13,057MW power to be generated this year

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry Nasrul Hamid today told the Jatiya Sangsad that the government fixed a target of power generation to 13,057megawatt (MW) electricity by December this year, reports news agency. He said this while ...

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Hartal hardly impacts port city

Civic life in Chittagong city and district normal during shutdown The civic life in Chittagong city and district was normal today despite hartal called by BNP-led alliance. Members of the law enforcement agencies maintained a sharp security vigil in the ...

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Act tough: Raushon

The opposition leader says her party will assist the government in its bid to prevent violence Leader of the Opposition Raushon Ershad has urged the government to take stern measures to prevent acts of sabotage. Speaking at an unscheduled discussion ...

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