Sunday, 04 Dec, 2022


Police for putting militants, terrorists on shackles during court production

Police recommended the prison authorities to put the militants, high-profile prisoners or people convicted in multiple cases on shackles during their transport to and from the court. The development came after the recent escape of two death-row militants from their custody at Dhaka

Bus kills student in capital

A student of stabdard Nine was killed after being hit by a bus in Kafrul area of Mirpur in the capital. The deceased was identified as Hriday Sheikh, 17, son of Muslim Sheikh of Gopalganj Sadar Upazila. According to information, around 12:30 PM, Hridoy was riding a motorcycle when

Blogger Nazimuddin murder: Indictment hearing adjourned till Jan 16

A special tribunal today (Nov 22) adjourned till January 16, 2023, the hearing on charge framing in blogger Nazimuddin Samad murder case. Judge Md Mujibur Rahman of Dhaka Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal passed the order as three accused in the case are currently on remand in a case

Drug peddler gets life term in Chapainawabganj

A Chapainawabganj court on Monday (Nov 22) sentenced a man to life imprisonment in a drugs case. Additional District and Session Judge Md Rabiul Islam gave this verdict in absence of the convict. The convicted person is Sobur, 23, son of late Moimur Rahman of Jaminpur village under

Judicial magistrate KM Hafizur Rahman passes away

Judicial magistrate KM Hafizur Rahman passed away on Monday (Nov 21) at the age of 33. He breathed his last at his Gaibandha home after suffering from a prolonged illness.  According to an official press release, Hafizur was battling with a brain tumor for a long. Born on

Truck kills motorcyclist in Hathajari 

A man was killed after a truck hit his motorcycle in Bus-Stand area of Hathajari police station in Chattogram. The accident happened at 10:26 am on Tuesday (Nov 22). The deceased was identified as Russel, 40.  Organizing Secretary of Nazirhat Khagrachari Bus Minibus Owners

33 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Tuesday (Nov 22) arrested 33 persons for their alleged involvement in selling and consuming drugs. Being informed, the DMP’s police and detective units conducted the anti-drug campaign in

Wife killed, husband injured in Pirojpur road accident

A woman was killed and her husband was critically wounded during a road accident in Pirojpur on Monday (Nov 22) night. The deceased was identified as Marufa Begum, 30, while injured was her husband Advocate Wahid Hasan Babu, 52, former Vice President of Pirojpur Press Club and Pirojpur

Indian new envoy calls on Foreign Minister

Newly appointed Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay K. Verma today (Nov 21) made his call on Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen at the foreign ministry in Dhaka.   According to a foreign ministry press release welcoming the new envoy, Momen said Bangladesh considers India

Popular cultural personality Ali Imam passes away

Ali Imam, a popular writer, television anchor, and cultural personality passed away at the age of 72 on Monday (Nov 21). According to his son Tanvir Imam, he breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Ibn Sina Specialized Hospital in Dhanmondi this evening,.  He was

15,000 madrasa students get quality food from Bashundhara Group in Ctg

Bashundhara Group, the largest business conglomerate of the country, provided 15,000 madrasa students with quality food in the port city of Chattogram on Monday (Nov 21). The food item was sent to different madrasas by 15 pick-up vans at noon as per directive of Bashundhara Group

3 drug peddlers nabbed with 6,000 Yaba tablets in capital

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Detective Branch Gulshan arrested three drug peddlers with 6,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from the backdoor of a private car in Badda of the capital.  The arrestees were identified as Md. Farooq Hossain, Md. Kauchar Hossain and Hriday Hawladar.

BGB recovers Tk 2.17cr gold bars in Sharsha

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members recovered 20 gold bars weighing 2.330kg from Shalkona border area of  Sharsha, Benapole on Monday (Nov 21).  According to the information, Tariqul Islam Tarek, 40, son of late Abdul Aziz of Shalkona village of Sharsha upazila, who was

Diplomats should follow “code of conduct”: Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today (Nov 21) said that Dhaka expects that the diplomats stationed in Bangladesh will follow their “code of conduct” in line with diplomatic norms.  “The ambassadors those are stationed here, they know their code of conduct

Met office predicts dry weather over country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicted dry weather with temporary partly cloudy sky for the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9am today (Nov 21). According to BMD bulletin, weather may remain dry with partly cloudy sky over the country. Light fog may occur at places

Truck kills police constable in Khulna

A cop was killed after a truck hit his motorcycle at Daulatpur Meenakhhi intersection in Khulna city on Monday (Nov 21) morning. The deceased was identified as Musabbir Hosain and was a police constable. Deputy Commissioner (traffic) of Khulna Metropolitan Police Monira Sultana

CTTC to probe militants snatching case 

The counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of police has been asked to investigate a case filed over the snatching away of two death row convicts from a Dhaka court premises. Kotwali police station OC Mizanur Rahman confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Monday (Nov 21).

Militants’ escape: 5 cops suspended for negligence

Five police personnel were suspended today (Nov 21) for negligence in discharging duties after two death row convicts in publisher Dipan murder case escaped from a Dhaka court premises yesterday. The chief of detective branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), additional

Armed Forces Day today

Today is the Armed Forces Day. The day is being observed with due solemnity and enthusiasm marking the founding of Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Air Force during the country’s Liberation War. On this day in 1971, Bangladesh Armed Forces comprising army, navy and

PM pays rich tribute to armed forces martyrs

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Nov 21) paid glowing tributes to the martyred members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day-2022.   The prime minister paid the homage by placing a wreath at the Shikha Anirban (flame eternal) in Dhaka Cantonment