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  • Zia was Moshtaque’s most trusted man: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused Ziaur Rahman of his involvement in the killing of Bangabandhu, saying that he (Zia) was the most trusted person of Khandaker Moshtaque.

  • Semi heroics from Ziaur, Forhad

    Semi heroics from Ziaur, Forhad

    Seven sixes, four boundaries and an explosive unbeaten 29-ball 72 -- all-rounder Ziaur Rahman went absolutely berserk as he helped Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club register a five-wicket victory with 14 balls to spare against Shinepukur Cricket Club in the first semifinal of the inaugural edition of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) T20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's briefing

    PM laments she couldn't put Zia on trial

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said slain president Ziaur Rahman was involved in the August 15, 1975 assassination and expressed her helplessness in bringing him to justice.

  • Quader thanks Fakhrul

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader thanks his BNP counterpart for remaining mum over the Supreme Court’s observation on BNP founder Ziaur Rahman.

  • Lowly finish for Bangladesh

    Bangladesh produced their worst performance in recent history of the Chess Olympiad, with the men's team finishing 76th and the women's team 77th, in the 42nd edition of the tournament which finished on Tuesday in Azrbaijan capital Baku.

  • Dire consequences if Zia’s grave relocated: BNP

    BNP warns the government of “dire consequences” if the grave of the party's founder Ziaur Rahman is relocated anywhere from Sher-e-Bangla Nagar.

  • Zia's brother to float political party

    Ahmed Kamal, younger brother of late president and BNP founder Ziaur Rahman, yesterday said he was likely to launch a new political party within a year or two.

  • Move to relocate Zia’s grave will be nightmare: Nazrul

    Accusing the government of trying to annihilate Zia family, BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan today warned that any move to relocate the party’s founder Ziaur Rahman’s grave from the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban area would turn into a nightmare.

  • ‘BNP will resist attempt to remove Zia’s grave’

    BNP will resist if the government tries to remove the grave of the party founder Ziaur Rahman from Jatiya Sangsad area, a party leader said today.

  • Govt unstable, may soon announce polls: Moudud

    Claiming that the government is in an unstable situation, senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed says it might soon announce the general election.

  • None can kill Bangabandhu’s ideology: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said no one can kill Bangabandhu’s ideology and won’t be able to do so in the future.

  • Opinion: Khaleda follows Zia’s footsteps in loving Jamaat

    Is Khaleda Zia doing politics against the philosophy of BNP founder General Ziaur Rahman by maintaining electoral alliance with anti-liberation and fundamentalist force Jamaat-e-Islami?

  • BNP spokesperson Asaduzzaman Ripon says the party has no idealistic relation with Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. File photo.

    BNP has no idealistic relation with Jamaat: Ripon

    BNP spokesperson Asaduzzaman Ripon claims there is no idealistic relation between BNP and Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • BNP should cut ties with Jamaat: B Chy

    Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh President AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury suggests BNP to cut ties with Jamaat-e-Islami and uphold the spirit of its founder Ziaur Rahman.

  • Khaleda visits Koko’s grave, offers doa

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia offers ziarat at Aarafat Rahman Koko's grave at Banani in Dhaka on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat.

  • Opinion: Has BNP forgotten its anti-Indian past?

    BNP's spokesperson Asaduzzaman Ripon's claim that their party has never done anti- Indian politics in the past is a complete denial of the truth. The party's anti-Indian politics has been evident in numerous ways.

  • Miscreants damage Zia’s grave decor

    Miscreants partially damage the decoration of the tomb of BNP founder and late president Ziaur Rahman in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar.

  • An unacceptable move from a leader

    IN her most recent press conference, Khaleda Zia, leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), read her prepared statement by stating the significance of March in Bangladesh's history.