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    Come forward with ideology of Bangabandhu: Hasina to party men

    Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina describes her party as the country’s “biggest and strongest” political organisation and calls upon its leaders and workers to come forward with principle and ideology of Bangabandhu.

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    BNP postpones Feb 8 rally

    BNP yesterday postponed its scheduled public rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on February 8, due to the ongoing Ekushey book fair.

  • Movement if talks fail

    Jatiya Oikyafront has threatened to intensify agitation through a series of programmes, including a road march towards Rajshahi from the capital tomorrow, if the ruling Awami League does not accept its proposals in their second round of parley today.

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    Madrasa student electrocuted at Suhrawardy Udyan

    A madrasa student died from electrocution during a rally of ulamas at the capital's Suhrawardy Udyan yesterday.

  • BNP focuses on polls, unity

    Political opposition BNP rolls out a seven-point charter at their rally, placing demand for Khaleda Zia’s unconditional release on the top of their agenda.

  • City entries gridlocked

    People heading for Dhaka had to go through immense sufferings yesterday as police stopped many buses at different spots in the name of security checks.

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    Minority community worried that violence against them may rise

    Minority communities have been apprehending that incidents of violence and attacks on them might escalate with the next national elections drawing close.

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    May Day rally: BNP team to meet home minister

    BNP will seek cooperation from the government for holding a gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka marking Labour Day on May 1.

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    BNP yet to secure nod for rally

    BNP has not yet secured permission to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan, Dhaka, tomorrow to press for immediate release of party Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail.

  • March 8, 1971: Wind of Change

    Following Bangabandhu's speech on the previous day, the air was thick with songs of self-determination.

  • Where history began

    People from different parts of the capital began their march from as early as 10:00am.

  • People bear the brunt of traffic chaos

    City residents suffered dreadful traffic snarl-ups yesterday afternoon as Nagorik Committee organised a huge rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan.

  • Khaleda’s office raid: BNP seeks permission for protest rally

    BNP seeks permission from the authorities concerned to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on May 24, protesting the recent raid at the party chief Khaleda’s Gulshan office.

  • BNP gets DMP nod to hold May Day rally

    The BNP has got permission from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police to hold a rally at the city's Suhrawardy Udyan tomorrow.

  • BNP to hold May Day rally at Suhrawardy Udyan

    BNP has got permission from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police to hold workers’ rally in Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Udyan on the occasion of May Day.

  • People feeling insecure: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says people have no security of their lives at present as killings and enforced disappearances are going on across the country.

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    Khaleda to hold workers’ rally May 1

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will hold a workers’ rally in Dhaka on May 1 on the occasion of May Day.

  • Suhrawardy Udyan, Ramna to close at 5pm on Pahela Baishakh

    Nobody can enter Ramna Park and Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka after 4:00pm on Pahela Baishakh, DMP Additional Commissioner Monirul Islam announces.

  • PM warns university teachers against strike

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warns agitating public university teachers against causing any damage to the education life of thousands of students. “Students will not accept it if you continue protests against the new pay scale boycotting classes,” Hasina said at a rally marking Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day.

  • Bangabandhu Avenue AL’s next choice for Jan 5 rally

    Awami League says it will hold a rally at Dhaka’s Bangabandhu Avenue marking the second anniversary of the January 5 elections if police deny the party permission for Suhrawardy Udyan.

  • DMP yet to decide on rally permission

    In the wake of tension rising over planned political rallies by Awami League and BNP to mark the January 5 general election, Dhaka Metropolitan Police says it will not allow holding of counter rallies on that day.

  • Thousands join AL's V-Day March

    Thousands of people from all strata take part in the colourful Victory Day march organised by Awami League in the capital marking the 45th Victory Day.

  • Odommo fun school for street kids (video)

    Arif Arian had a dream that sets him apart from most other youths. He wanted to build a school where street children would learn while having fun. Then instead of asking money from a sponsor, Arif turned to his facebook friends. He wrote on his facebook page: What if we opened a school for street children?

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    Sohag, Zakir new BCL president, secretary

    Saifur Rahman Sohag and Zakir Hossain are elected president and general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of the ruling Awami League.

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    See no evil, catch no evil

    If police response during the attack was abhorrent, how they reacted to it subsequently was even more disgraceful.

  • Sexual assault on women and minor on Pahela Baishakh

    THERE are no words to express the shock and disgust at the sexual assault of young women and a minor at the Suhrawardy Udyan gate