Saturday, 13 Aug, 2022

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36 cops sued over Bhola clash, deaths

A case has been lodged today against 36 policemen along with the OC investigation over the death of Swechchasebak Dal activist Abdur Rahim in alleged police firing during a clash in Bhola on Thursday (August 4). Khadija Begum, the wife of Abdur Rahim filed the case with the Bhola

Bangladesh closely monitoring Taiwan Strait developments

Bangladesh is deeply monitoring the developments in Taiwan. Dhaka has called upon all parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint on this issue.  Bangladesh Foreign Ministry issued a statement in this regard on Thursday (August 4). Bangladesh reiterates firm adherence to

7yr in condemned cell despite acquittal: HC asks victim to appeal 

The High Court (HC) has directed Abul Kashem, a person locked up in the condemned cell for seven years despite getting acquittal in a murder case, to file a written application before the court. As Supreme Court lawyer Md Shishir Monir presented the matter on Thursday (July 4) in a

53 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 53 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Thursday (August 4). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

BNP withdraws Bhola hartal

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has withdrawn hartal in Bhola on Thursday (August 4) noon in protest against the death of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) district unit President Nure Alam in a clash between police and BNP activists. BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar

3 held with drug in capital

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Detective Motijheel Division has arrested three drug peddlers along with 7 kg of hemp during a raid at Tejgaon industrial area in capital. Detective police confirmed this information on Thursday (August 4). The arrestees are Md. Raju, Md. Masum and

Passenger held with 1kg gold at Chattogram airport

A passenger was arrested along with one kilogramme of gold at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong on Thursday (August 4) morning. The detainee Mizanur Rahman, hailing from Lohagara upazila of Chattogram, was a passenger of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Customs

JCD leader’s death: BNP’s hartal underway in Bhola

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is enforcing a day long dawn-to-dusk hartal on Thursday in Bhola for protesting the death of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) district unit President Nure Alam in a clash between police and BNP activists. BNP leaders and activists hold demonstrations at

40 districts get new SPs, 10 SPs transferred to different posts

Forty officers of Bangladesh Police have been assigned as the new Superintendent of Police (SP) of 40 districts across the country while 10 other SPs transferred to different posts. The responsibility of 40 SPs was given in a notification issued by the Police-1 branch of the Public

Roni files writ seeking inquiry into railway crossing accidents 

A writ petition was filed with the High Court division today seeking the judicial investigation into the recent railway crossing accidents that took place in Mirsarai and Gopalganj.  Mohiuddin Roni, who has been protesting alone in demand of ending irregularities and mismanagement

Tipu- Preeti murder: Four sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court today (Aug 3) sent four accused to jail on completion of their remand in a case filed over the murder of AL leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and college student Samia Afrin Preeti on March 24 this year. The four accused are-- Mahbubur Rahman Titu, Juber Alam Khan Robin, Arifur

Met office predicts light to moderate rain

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over the country, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin valid for 24 hours commencing at 9 am on Wednesday (August 3).  According to the bulletin,

53 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 53 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Wednesday (August 3). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

DBC journalist assault: Cop held 7 

Private television channel DBC News staff reporter Saiful Islam Jewel and camera person Azad Ahmed were attacked while collecting news on allegations against a trading company. The incident took place near Taltola Bazar in the capital on Tuesday (August 2) afternoon.   The

5 money changers suspended for hoarding dollars

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has suspended the operations of five money changers for keeping dollars beyond the limit and other irregularities. The central bank also sent show-cause notices to 42 money changers for flouting its rules amid the global dollar crisis, BB Executive Director and

4 cops injured in a road crash

At least four members of police including a Sub Inspector were injured in a road accident in Zorarganj area on Dhaka-Chattogram highway. The accident took place around 1.15 pm in Baratakia area on Tuesday (August 2). The injured were identified as Zorarganj Police Station Sub

Russia holds int'l training workshop for Bangladeshi journalists 

An international training workshop titled "How to find an interesting angle for the news story in digital age?” was organised in Dhaka on Monday (Aug 1). Russian state news media Sputnik in association with the Russian Embassy in Dhaka organised the workshop for

RAB arrests ‘drug scientist’ in Gulshan drive

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a ‘drug scientist’ in a drive from Gulshan area in the capital on Tuesday (August 2). The arrestee is identified as Onaisi Saeed alias Rayer Saeed, a producer of ‘kush’ drugs using heat-controlled methods. While studying

Next hearing in Khaleda’s Gatco graft case on Sep 29

A Dhaka court on Tuesday (August 2) fixed September 29 to hold hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman passed the order at a temporary courtroom of the Dhaka Special Judge's Court-9 at Dhaka Central Jail in

Two killed in Narsingdi lightning strike

Two fishermen were killed in a lightning strike at Meghna River in Narsingdi on Monday (August 2). The deceased were identified as Sumon Das (25) and Mikunja Das (45), residents of Hajipur Nayapara area of Narsingdi Municipality. According to locals, five fishermen including Mikunj