Thursday, 29 Sep, 2022


Indictment of big band of BDR mutineers on June 26 <br> Indictment hearings conclude Wednesday

DHAKA: Pronouncing charges against a big band of 668 suspected mutineers of the 24 Rifles Battalion concluded Wednesday at the BDR headquarters and a special court tasked with the trial fixed Saturday (June 24) for the indictment. In the phased hearing, charges against the remaining 293

Listed terrorist killed in ÔÇÿcrossfireÔÇÖ in city<br>Sidhu was also wanted in AL leader Faruque mur

DHAKA: A “listed terrorist” was killed in an encounter between his accomplices and members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Bhashantek in the crime-infested Pallabi of the capital city early Wednesday.The deceased was identified as Yusuf Ali alias Sidhu.Operation officer of

Section 144 imposed in Rangpur

RANGPUR: Local administration Tuesday imposed section 144 in Pirganj upazila to stave off an imminent clash between two rival groups of opposition BNP as they called meetings at the same place.Additional police have been deployed in the upazila to avert any untoward incident as tensions

Govt. decides to stop leasing Sadarghat terminal

DHAKA: The government Tuesday decided to stop the leasing of Sadarghat Launch Terminal from June 30 to end harassment of and upgrade service to the passengers.And the measure comes as boon for the labourers, who will no longer have to work to the benefit of the powerful lessees.“The

One fulltime, 5 honorary members also appointed

DHAKA: Professor Dr. Mizanur Rahman of Dhaka University’s Law Department has been made Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), giving the much-waited full shape to the HR watchdog.“President Zillur Rahman Tuesday gave the appointment to the Chairman, a fulltime and

2 JMB men to serve 30 years in jail for bombing Mymensingh court

DHAKA: Two members of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were Tuesday awarded 30 years imprisonment each with hard labour in jail for the serial bombing of Mymensingh court on August 17, 2005.Judge of the Speedy Trial Tribunal Court No 4 in Dhaka Mohammad Rezaul Islam pronounced the

Reshuffle in admin

DHAKA: In a latest round of reshuffle, the government brought four changes in the administration through transfers and postings.According to separate Establishment Ministry notifications issued Tuesday, Dr. Mohammad Kawser, Chairman of the Bureau of Manpower Employment and Training, was

Death of mother, 2 kids in Jurain tragedy<br>Journalist Shafiqul, his 4 family members remanded for

DHAKA:  Senior journalist Shafiqul Kabir and four members of his woe-be-gone family were taken on a three-day remand Tuesday for interrogation over the tragic deaths of his daughter-in-law and her two children in Jurain. Detectives on Monday held Shafiqul Kabir and his wife Nur Banu,

One killed in Jhenidah mishap

JHENIDAH: An elderly man was run over by a truck on the Jhenidah-Magura highway near Hatgopalpur Bazar in the district Tuesday, triggering a violent protest.The deceased was identified as Bishnupada, 60, of Alamdanga under Chuadanga district.Police sources said Bishnupada was trying to

2 killed, 3 injured in Comilla road crash

COMILLA: Two people were killed and three injured as a bus rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Sadar South upazila on Tuesday afternoon.Police said a Dhaka-bound passenger bus of ‘Padma Paribahan’ crashed into the three-wheeler in Laxmipur area at

Tension mounts as ousted JCD barred from entering DU campus

DHAKA: Tensions built up at Dhaka University as police prevented the ousted opposition Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal student politicos from making their comeback on the campus Tuesday, a day after they were beaten out by their rivals. Members of the student arms of both the ruling Awami League

AL-BNP clash kills 1, injures 14 in Jhenidah

Jhenidah: One person was killed and 14 others were injured in a violent clash between the activists of ruling Awami League and their opponent BNP at Bhajanagar village in Moheshpur upazila Tuesday.The dead was identified as Lambu, 30.Moheshpur thana officer- in-charge Mamun-Or-Rashid said

Tender terrorism: 6 AL men injured, 10 held in Natore

NATORE: Six activists of the ruling Awami League were wounded in a fierce factional clash over submitting public-works tender on Tuesday noon. Officials said Tuesday was the last day for submitting a Tk 3 crore tender for public works under Local Government and Engineering

Full-bench hearing on writ petition on Amar Desh on July 15

DHAKA: Chamber Judge SK Sinha Tuesday fixed July 15 for a full-bench hearing on a writ petition filed on behalf of the embroiled daily Amar Desh for lifting the stay order earlier given by the same justice on the paper’s publication permission. Acting Chairman of Amar Desh Limited

CAB demands pictorial warning on bidi-cigarette packs

DHAKA: The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) Tuesday demanded display of pictorial warnings alongside messages on the packages of all tobacco products, including ‘bidi’ and cigarettes, as a measure to cut down consumption of the harmful stuffs.The demand came from a discussion

Chamber judge postpones High Court stay order on 7 cases of Joynal Abdin

DHAKA: Chamber Judge of the Supreme Court SK Sinha Tuesday ordered the postponement of the High Court order of stay on seven cases against opposition Chief Whip Joynal Abdin Farrukh.The High Court on May 18 had stayed all proceedings in seven out of some 25 cases pending against the BNP

PM inaugurates Jatrabari-Gulistan flyover works Maiden Public-Private Partnership project gets going

DHAKA: Country`s first-ever Public-Private Partnership project got going as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday inaugurated the construction of the long-awaited Jatrabari-Gulistan flyover, aimed getting over one of the traffic impasses in the capital.  At the inaugural ceremony at

Ashulia industrial belt plunges into chaos Over 50 wounded as hordes of laid-off workers run amok, c

SAVAR: Thousands of laid-off workers ran amok and clashed with police as they found all the garment factories in the troubled Ashulia industrial belt shut on Tuesday morning, leaving over 50 people wounded, including cops and journalists.As the entire apparel industrial area plunged into

3rd dayÔÇÖs indictment hearing against BDR mutineers<br>Charges against 192 pronounced

DHAKA: Charges against another 192 accused were red out in a special trial court at the second-day indictment hearing against 668 suspected mutineers of 24 Rifles Battalion at the BDR headquarters Tuesday. With this, charges were read out against 375 of the horde of mutiny suspects at

Clash again as BGMEA closes all apparel units in Ashulia<br>Over 50 including cops, journalists woun

SAVAR: Over 50 people were injured, including cops and journalists, in a fresh clash in Ashulia industrial belt Tuesday morning.Hordes of workers vandalised 20-25 vehicles and set fire on one protesting the decision of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, BGMEA to