The decision came day after Zia, 73, was ordered jailed for 7 yrs in separate case, piling pressure on opposition ahead of national poll.
30 Oct 2018 11:59 AM
President Abdul Hamid had approved the Digital Security Act on October 8 amidst widespread protests by journalists and rights group.
16 Oct 2018 1:53 PM
Tarique Rahman, son of Zia, was sentenced to life and 19 others were given death sentence by court over 2004 grenade attack.
10 Oct 2018 3:56 PM
Subarna Nodi, 32, was a correspondent of private news channel Ananda TV and also worked for the Daily Jagroto Bangla newspaper.
29 Aug 2018 1:32 PM
Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.
13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM
Protests have flared repeatedly in Dhaka since two students were killed last week by speeding buses.
06 Aug 2018 1:59 PM
Bangladesh Mahila Parishad prepared the report compiling news published in 14 dailies from January 1 to June 30.
17 Jul 2018 1:39 PM
Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who was present at inauguration, said that it was largest Indian visa centre in world.
14 Jul 2018 3:57 PM
The deceased, whose throat was slit by attackers had been leader of C11 block since beginning of recent Rohingya crisis.
19 Jun 2018 2:21 PM
The high court will now resolve by July 31 Zia’s appeal that sought to overturn her conviction and a five-year jail term.
16 May 2018 1:28 PM
The statement said the grouping will continue to work UN and other global platforms to address rights violations taking place in Myanmar.
07 May 2018 2:51 PM
The Organisation of Islamic Conference is a 57-member grouping of Muslim majority nations.
06 May 2018 6:30 PM
The Rohingyas are denied citizenship and basic rights by the government in their homeland, Myanmar.
03 May 2018 1:31 PM
The minister will visit camps in Kutupalong where many refugees live in shacks that are unlikely to withstand heavy rains and storms.
10 Apr 2018 5:40 PM
As violence spread across the campus, thousands of male and female students launched into pitched battles with police.
09 Apr 2018 4:56 PM
The govt has reserved 56 per cent of civil service jobs for the families of veterans from the independence war and disadvantaged minorities.
09 Apr 2018 8:40 AM
Around 500,000 women were reportedly violated by the Pakistan Army and their collaborators.
03 Apr 2018 9:36 PM
Ratish Chandra Bhowmik, a respected prosecutor and champion of minority rights, has not been seen since Friday morning.
01 Apr 2018 5:56 PM
A video of Adel Shikder's purported murder was shared some 10,000 times within days, prompting a hunt for his body.
27 Mar 2018 8:42 PM
The charges against Zia had led to her boycotting polls in 2014, which triggered widespread protests at the time.
26 Feb 2018 7:19 PM