Recalling the historic Farakka Long March Day, the International Farakka Committee (IFC) on Sunday urged Dhaka and Delhi to sign a treaty to keep 54 common rivers flowing through the two countries from their sources to the sea.
Parents, rights activists, teachers and eminent citizens, under the banner of “Udbigno Obhibhabok O Nagorik” (Concerned Guardians and Citizens) Monday demanded the immediate and unconditional release of anti-Modi protesters and student leaders across the country.
Around 200 Saudi Arabia-bound migrant workers staged a protest inside the Dhaka airport early on Saturday morning after a scheduled special flight of Biman Bangladesh to Riyadh was cancelled at the last minute.
Shop owners and employees of New Market and adjacent shopping malls staged demonstrations for the second consecutive day on Monday protesting the closure of shopping malls
Some Rajshahi University students on Saturday brought out a procession against attacking Jahangirnagar University students by the residents of a village adjacent to the university campus on Friday.
News Desk The Election Commission suspended voting at No-7 ward in Thakurgaon municipality polls scheduled to be held on February 14, after the death of a councilor candidate.
Teachers and students of Rajshahi University on Thursday protested against the Khulna University authorities’ decision of expelling three teachers and two students.
Dhaka, Jan 3 – BNP on Sunday announced a two-day programme in protest against the unusual rise in the prices of daily essentials and demanding the resignation of the Commerce Minister and the Election Commission.
Shops and businesses were shut in several parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as separatists challenging Indian rule called for a general strike to denounce new laws that allow any Indians to buy land in the disputed region.
Workers from the different professions rallied with organised labour on Monday to protest systemic racism and economic inequality.
Lawyers in Barishal on Tuesday brought out a procession in the court premises area of the city protesting virtual judicial activities.
Shop employees of Gausia market staged demonstrations and blocked Mirpur Road for an hour on Sunday demanding their arrears.
Describing the government’s move to increase the tariffs of power and water as an ‘anti-people move’, BNP has decided to organise human chain programmes across the country, including the capital, on Monday in protest against it.
Climate change activists stole the show Saturday on the opening day of London Fashion Week, stopping traffic with a street protest as they demanded the cancellation of the British capital’s five-day style extravaganza.
LEIPZIG, GERMANY, DECEMBER 01, 2019 (AP/UNB) – Climate activists protested at open-pit coal mines in eastern Germany, pouring onto the premises to urge the government to immediately halt the use of coal to produce electricity.
Jahangirnagar University (Savar), Nov 4 (UNB) – Protesting teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) laid a siege to the residence of their Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Farzana Islam on Monday evening demanding her removal on corruption charges.
A human chain was formed protesting against ICC’s move to ban Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for two years.
Dhaka, Oct 29 (UNB) – A young man was killed reportedly by miscreants after he protested against their verbal harassment of his female companion in Hazaribagh area on Tuesday night.
Gazipur, Oct 16 (UNB) – Students of Tongi City College blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway on Wednesday morning following the death of a student in a road crash on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (AP/UNB) — Dozens of journalists in Indian-controlled Kashmir held a sit-in protest Thursday against an ongoing communication blackout in the disputed Himalayan region, describing the blockade of the internet and mobile phones as a government-imposed gag.
The proctor of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia quit on Sunday night amid protests by a faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League activists.
Jahangirnagar University, Sept 19 (UNB) – The protesting students and teachers of Jahangirnagar University on Wednesday demanded resignation of Vice-Chancellor Professor Farzana Islam within October 1 over her alleged involvement in corruption.
Reuters – September 13, 2019 • 11:45 AM EDT Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to US President Donald Trump’s doorstep on…
Demonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies on Friday to protest against inaction on Amazon fires. Hundreds gathered in cities including London, Madrid and Bogota, calling for Brazilian president Jairo Bolsonaro to act.
Mymensingh, Dec 6 – Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hall of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) beat up the university correspondent of Kaler Kantho as he was trying to collect information on infighting of BCL activists on…
Paris police said Sunday that 133 people had been injured and 412 had been arrested as protesters trashed the streets of the capital during France’s worst urban riot in years.
Thousands of Australian school students have urged greater action on climate change in protests across the country. The students skipped school on Friday to highlight what they say are inadequate climate policies by the Australian government. On Monday, Australian PM…
As part of its countrywide scheduled programme, BNP leaders and activists formed a human chain in the city on Wednesday protesting against the conviction of its chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Charitable Trust graft case.
Washington: Shepard Fairey — the artist behind the 2008 “Hope” poster depicting then presidential candidate Barack Obama — has produced a new set of images in time for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration this Friday. The three posters feature Muslim, Latino,…
Drug sellers across Bangladesh on Wednesday shut down their business to protest a hike in their license fee. They say the shutdown is for a day to press for revoking the hike.