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President returns home Tuesday

President returns home Tuesday

President Zillur Rahman returns home on Tuesday evening after undergoing a medical checkup on a 10-day visit to the United Kingdom.

2010-06-27 23:02:29
BNP staging countrywide demonstrations Monday

BNP staging countrywide demonstrations Monday

In protest against arrests and alleged attacks on their leaders and workers during Sunday’s dawn-to-dusk hartal, the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is staging countrywide demonstrations Monday.

2010-06-27 17:46:25
Khaleda congratulates countrymen on hartal success

Khaleda congratulates countrymen on hartal success

BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia congratulated the countrymen on observing a “successful” hartal Sunday at her call to protest various acts and failures of the government they listed.

2010-06-27 15:05:42
Khaleda congratulates countrymen

Khaleda congratulates countrymen

BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has congratulated the countrymen for observing a successful hartal, while presiding over the BNP standing committee meeting on Sunday night.

2010-06-27 13:28:30
Jamaat hardly present during hartal

Jamaat hardly present during hartal

The presence of leaders and activists of Bangladesh Jamaat Islami, the main ally of BNP in the four-party alliance, was very poor in number during Sunday’s hartal.   

2010-06-26 22:17:47
ÔÇÿSuccessful HartalÔÇÖ, claims BNP

ÔÇÿSuccessful HartalÔÇÖ, claims BNP

Opposition BNP claimed that the countrywide hartal it called to protest government’s “misrule” was observed successfully, sending a warning for the rulers.

2010-06-26 22:06:01
BNPÔÇÖs hartal a warning for government, says mayor Khoka

BNPÔÇÖs hartal a warning for government, says mayor Khoka

BNP leader and Dhaka City Corporation Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka said the opposition called Sunday’s dawn-to-dusk hartal to send in a warning for the government, not for toppling it.

2010-06-26 21:23:17
Countrywide hartal underway

BNP claims success, AL rules out
Senior BNP leaders among several hundred held

Countrywide hartal underway

The main opposition BNP and its allies Sunday staged a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal, the first major political move against the seventeen-month-old Awami League government, amid strong picketing in some areas and mass arrests.

2010-06-26 19:28:26
Ex-minister Abbas held

Pickets hurl petrol bombs at law enforcers in Shahjahanpur

Ex-minister Abbas held

Pickets from a procession hurled two petrol bombs towards security patrols amid mayhem after the arrest of ex-minister Mirza Abbas in the city’s Shahjahanpur area during Sunday’s hartal hours.

2010-06-26 18:32:10
Unbearable situation prevails in the country: Fakhrul

Unbearable situation prevails in the country: Fakhrul

Opposition BNP’s senior joint-secretary-general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Saturday said that an “unbearable” situation is now prevailing in the country for “unrelenting repression” by the government on the party’s activists and leaders.

2010-06-25 22:44:35
Opposition leaders assigned to heading hartal picketing

Opposition leaders assigned to heading hartal picketing

The BNP-led four-party alliance Saturday selected 112 spots in the capital for picketing to enforce Sunday’s general strike.

2010-06-25 21:56:26
BNP leaders, activists arrested to foil hartal: Delwar

BNP leaders, activists arrested to foil hartal: Delwar

BNP Secretary-General Khandakar Delwar Hossain Saturday alleged that the police administration is out to foil Sunday’s hartal by arresting party leaders and activists.

2010-06-25 21:43:49
Hartal exemptions: emergency services spared

Hartal exemptions: emergency services spared

The mass media, ambulances, emergency health service, corpse-carrying vehicles, fire service and power- water-gas suppliers’ vehicles are spared from Sunday’s shutdown called by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

2010-06-25 18:27:37
BNP set for nationwide bandh tomorrow

BNP set for nationwide bandh tomorrow

The main opposition Bangladesh National Party (BNP) is set to observe its scheduled countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal on June 27.

2010-06-25 15:47:39
Khaleda warns govt against interfering with ÔÇÿhartalÔÇÖ

Khaleda warns govt against interfering with ÔÇÿhartalÔÇÖ

Opposition leader and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia warned that the government would be held responsible if any unwanted situation arises.

2010-06-24 23:34:21