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US for due process for Khaleda

The United States (US) hopes due process will be followed after an anti-corruption court in Bangladesh issued arrest warrants for former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, the top US diplomat for South Asia said on Thursday, reports Reuters. ...

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20-party alliance threatens more shutdowns

The BNP-led 20-party alliance today threatened to enforce hartal again from Sunday if the government does not meet its demand for a fresh inclusive general election, reports agency. BNP Joint Secretary General Salahuddin Ahmed issued the threat in a press ...

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Lull raises hopes for Ukraine truce

The Ukrainian army has said it suffered no casualties in 24 hours for the first time in weeks, raising hopes that a fragile ceasefire is starting to hold, reports BBC Pro-Russian rebels say they have pulled back heavy weapons from ...

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Online registration for new voters

The Election Commission today introduced an online application system for the registration, correction and replacement of voters’ polling areas, reports agency. The system allows new voters to register online and existing voters to correct information and apply for area change. ...

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Manna on remand

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday granted 10 days’ remand to Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna in a case of trying to instigate mutiny in the military, report news agencies. Metropolitan magistrate Mahbubur Rahman passed the order as ...

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