• Timeline: Attacks on bloggers in Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: Since 2013, a number of secularist writers, bloggers and publishers in Bangladesh have been killed or seriously injured in attacks perpetrated by Islamist extremists. The attacks have taken place at a time of growing tension between Bangladeshi secularists, who want the country to maintain its secularist tradition of separation of religion and state, […]

  • Shuddhashar publisher, 2 bloggers attacked in Dhaka

    Daily Dhaka Times: Publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, a close friend of slain writer-blogger Avijit Roy, was attacked in his office in Dhaka on Saturday. His publishing house ‘Suddhaswar’ had, among its author secular writer Roy, who was hacked to death on the Dhaka University campus in February this year. A group of men barged into […]

  • YPAB holds ‘Career Mania’

    Daily Dhaka Times: Young Professionals Association of Bangladesh (YPAB), a community platform of young professionals, organized a career based event titled ‘Career Mania’at Bishwa Shahitto Kendro loacted at Bangla Motor in the capital on Friday. YPAB organized the event aiming to develop the skills of young professionals and interested young minds, according organizers. Two different […]

  • YPAB’s Career Mania at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro

    Daily Dhaka Times: YPAB is organising a career based event titled Career Mania [Vol-1] on October 30 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro. The aim of ‘Career Mania’ is to develop the skills of young professionals and interested young minds. The interactive sessions will keenly focus to enhance the competencies of […]

  • More people will leave BNP: Hanif

    Daily Dhaka Times: After BNP leader Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury announced his retirement from politics, the ruling Awami Leagues claims more leaders will leave the party. “I believe those in the BNP, who believe in the spirit of the Liberation War, will shun its leadership, which is inclined towards terrorism, to reform the party,” said Awami […]

  • Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury quits BNP

    Daily Dhaka Times: BNP Vice Chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury says he is retiring from politics. Chowdhury, who was known to be close to the party’s top leadership, told on Thursday that he has written to party chief Khaleda Zia about his decision. His resignation was sent to Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam on Wednesday. […]

  • BD and WB working together to end extreme poverty

    Daily Dhaka Times: World Bank (WB) Senior Vice President, Operations, Kyle Peters arrives in Dhaka today to further deepen the long-lasting partnership between Bangladesh and the World Bank Group. “Bangladesh is globally recognized for its remarkable progress in reducing poverty, despite daunting challenges,” Peters said. “I look forward to discussing Bangladesh’s rich development experience, from […]

  • Khaleda Zia will returns home by Nov 7

    Daily Dhaka Times: Acting BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said after taking treatment in London, party chairperson Khaleda Zia will return home before November 7. The BNP senior leader disclosed the matter in a press briefing at BNP central office in city’s Naya Paltan area. Earlier in the day, he held […]

  • Investigators scan CCTV footage of Old Dhaka blasts

    Daily Dhaka Times: Police are pinning their hope on footage from surveillance cameras to get some leads into the blasts at a Shia procession in Old Dhaka. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said he hoped footage from the site would help identify the attackers. Thirty-two closed-circuit cameras were installed at Hossaini Dalan area to bolster […]

  • Huseni Dalan attack planned to destabilise country: DMP

    Daily Dhaka Times: The explosions at the Shia gathering in Old Dhaka and murder of a police officer at Gabtoli are linked, says Bangladesh police chief AKM Shahidul Hoque. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) said on Saturday that the bombs used in Old Dhaka resembles the one recovered from a suspect now questioned over […]

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