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Ghulam Azam's body handed over to family

The body of top war criminal, also the former ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, Ghulam Azam has been handed over to his family members.

Stop Bangladesh, urges Pakistan Jamaat

Jamaai-e-Islami Pakistan has urged Muslim world to stop Bangladesh from taking “illegal actions” against Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.

Kamal Hossain calls for national unity

Gana Forum president and eminent jurist Kamal Hossain on Thursday called for national unity to establish democratic rule in the country.

Govt running door-to-door for int’l recognition: Khaleda

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia on Thursday said the present government of prime minister Sheikh Hasina was going door-to-door in the international arena looking for recognition.

Premier: No questions raised abroad about Jan 5 polls

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that the world leaders she had met raised no questions about the January 5 general elections and once again rejected the opposition’s demand for dialogue for interim polls.

Ask them to catch Latif: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has questioned the logical ground of Sunday's hartal called by the Islamic parties, demanding “maximum punishment” for former minister Latif Siddique.

World Bank scrapped Padma Fund due to political motives: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said that the World Bank scrapped its promised fund for the Padma bridge project fund after it was politically motivated by certain quarters.

ACC wants information from the Malaysian government

The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday requested the Malaysian government to give it all information related to retired special judge Motaher Hossain, now staying in Malaysia, who had acquitted BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman from a money laundering case.

President to visit China in November

“The president will attend the dialogue on November 8, and the next day he will hold a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping,” said an official of the Foreign Ministry. He is scheduled to return home on November 11.

Khaleda Zia to adress Nilphamari rally

On 23 October, Thursday Begum Khaleda Zia will adress the rally to be held in Nilphamari. According to reports, she will give speech in the afternoon.

We’ve won over the democracies in the world: Hasina

"This is democracy's victory. Democracy's victory means people's victory. We have won over the democracies in the world,"

Hartal on Sunday demanding immediate arrest of Latif

An alliance of Islamic parties has called a countrywide daylong hartal for Sunday as their demand for arresting recently sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique by yesterday is not met.

Ershad showers Hasina with praises

Contradicting his own claim just six days ago when he stated that there was no democracy in Bangladesh and the country was witnessing a one party democracy, former military dictator HM Ershad yesterday said it was for the “skilled, determined, courageous and honest leader of the state”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, that the world was coming to know of Bangladesh's democracy.

Confusing reply of Latif to AL notice

Confusion has arisen over whether or not Abdul Latif Siddique has replied to a show-cause notice of the ruling Awami League following his comments demeaning hajj and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Khaleda to address rally in Nilphamari today

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, Khaleda Zia, on Wednesday left Dhaka to address a public meeting in Nilphamari district town today as part of her ongoing mass contact to drum up public support for holding a fresh general election under a non-party government.

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