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Bomb near Pakistan polio centre 'kills 14'

Bomb near Pakistan polio centre 'kills 14'

International Desk: At least 14 people have been killed in a bombing outside a polio vaccination centre in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.

Many of the casualties are thought to have been police guarding the clinic.

Armed guards are routine for polio workers in Pakistan, who have been the target of many deadly attacks by Islamist militants in recent years.

Militants oppose polio vaccination, saying it is a Western conspiracy to sterilise Pakistani children.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only two ...Details»

First phase Biswa Ijtema: Akheri Munajat ends

First phase Biswa Ijtema: Akheri Munajat ends

Gazipu: The first phase of Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation in the world, ended on Sunday with the ...Details»

3 killed in Chuadanga road accident

3 killed in Chuadanga road accident

Mahadi Hasan Tuhin, Chuadanga Correspondent: Three people were killed and at least 10 injured as two buses collided head-on in ...Details»

Biswa Ijtema begins

Biswa Ijtema begins

The first phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema began on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur, ...Details»

Islami Oikya Jote quits BNP-led 20-party alliance

Islami Oikya Jote quits BNP-led 20-party alliance

Dhaka: Islami Oikya Jote on Thursday quit the BNP-led 20-party alliance.

Party Chairman Abdul Latif Nejami made the announcement at the ...Details»

'UGC to be transformed into Higher Education Commission'

'UGC to be transformed into Higher Education Commission'

Dhaka: To enhance quality of higher education and monitoring the activities of the universities the government has taken steps to ...Details»

Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday

Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday

Dhaka: Jamaat-e-Islami has called a countrywide hartal for Thursday, protesting the the Supreme Court (SC) verdict that upheld the death ...Details»

SC upholds Nizami's death penalty

SC upholds Nizami's death penalty

Dhaka: Supreme Court on Wednesday upholds death penalty of Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for committing crimes against humanity during ...Details»

Do peaceful politics, Ashraf to BNP

Do peaceful politics, Ashraf to BNP

Dhaka: Ruling Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam today called upon BNP to return to the  path of peaceful ...Details»

Do peaceful politics, Ashraf to BNP

Do peaceful politics, Ashraf to BNP

Dhaka: Ruling Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam today called upon BNP to return to the  path of peaceful ...Details»