Dhaka: 6:52 PM, Thu, 19 Jan, 2017

Zia's 81st birth anniversary today

Staff Correspondent: BNP and its associate bodies are celebrating the 81st birth anniversary of their party founder Ziaur Rahman across the country today (Thursday) with holding various programmes.

Ershad leaves for Singapore for medical treatment

Senior Correspondent: Jatiya Party (JP) chairman HM Ershad on Monday night left Dhaka for Singapore for medical treatment.

President to hold talks with 3 more parties

Senior Correspondent: President Abdul Hamid will hold talks with three more political parties on Monday as part of his move to take opinions of political parties over reconstitution of the new election commission.

AL starts preparing election manifesto: PM

Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her party Awami League (AL) has already started to prepare a manifesto for the next general election.

'BNP to take streets at appropriate time'

Senior Correspondent: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir vowed that his party would take to the streets at an appropriate time.

BNP urges govt to fix system for next election

Senior Correspondent: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has urged the government to fix a system through discussion with the country's political parties for holding the next general election.

'Rally, procession to be held on public holiday'

Staff Correspondent: Urging the party men not to hold any programme blocking streets, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said, “We are thinking to hold the rally and procession on the public holiday in future."

Zia Charitable graft: Next hearing Jan 26

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has fixed January 26 for holding next hearing on Zia Charitable Trust graft case as BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia placed a time petition before it seeking adjournment.

Khaleda at court

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda has appeared before a court in connection with Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage corruption cases filed against her.

Khaleda to appear court today

Staff Correspondent: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is scheduled to appear before a court for hearing in Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage corruption cases filed against her.

Talks with President over EC formation effective: AL

Staff Correspondent: Discussion between ruling Awami League and President Abdul Hamid over the formation of the new Election Commission (EC) ahead of the next parliamentary polls has ended.

BNP sits at home after announcing programmes: Quader

Staff Correspondent: Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said, "Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) sits at home after announcing programmes and its top leaders are not seen to take streets."

Govt shuts all doors-windows of democracy: BNP

Senior Correspondent: Senior Joint Secretary General of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed said the government has shut all the doors and windows of democracy by not allowing the party to hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan.

BNP's countrywide demonstration Sunday

Senior Correspondent: The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) called demonstration programme across the country for Sunday to protest the party being denied to hold rallies marking the 'Democracy Killing Day'.

BNP wants Nayapaltan if permission denied for Suhrawardy

Senior Correspondent: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) wants to hold a rally in front of its Nayapaltan central office on January 7 if it is not permitted at Suhrawardy Udyan in capital.