Tuesday, 19 Oct, 2021


Sheikh Russel Day today 

'Sheikh Russel Day' is being observed today for the first time in the country marking the 58th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's youngest son Shaheed Sheikh Russel. Sheikh Russel, also the youngest brother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,

Two e-posters published on Sheikh Russel's birthday

Two e-posters have been published marking the 58th birthday of Shaheed Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee has taken the

Khaleda Zia admitted to Evercare Hospital

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was admitted to Evercare Hospital in the capital on Tuesday for treatment and some medical tests. She came out of her rented house ‘Firoza’ at Gulshan by a private car around 3:40 pm and reached the hospital at 4:05 pm. Later, she was admitted

Mujibul Huque Chunnu new JaPa secretary general

Jatiya Party (JaPa) co-chairman Mujibul Huque Chunnu has been made the party's new secretary general. JaPa chairman GM Quader took the decision as per section 20/1/A of the Jatiya Party constitution giving it immediate effect, said a party press release. Chunnu will replace late

Priyanka Gandhi detained on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained by Uttar Pradesh police on Monday, while on her way to meet the kin of four farmers who died in Lakhimpur Kheri. “Today’s incident shows that this government is using politics to mow down farmers. This is the farmers’

British MP Tulip Siddiq's car vandalised in London

The Labour MP Tulip Siddiq has said she is “remaining defiant” after her car was vandalised in a targeted attack outside her family home. Siddiq, the MP for Hampstead and Kilburn since 2015, said the attack happened early on Thursday morning shortly after she returned from

President, PM mourn JaPa secretary general Bablu’s death

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Jatiya Party (JaPa) secretary general Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu. They expressed their deep shock in separate messages of condolence on Saturday (October 02). In a message of

JaPa Secretary General Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu passes away

Jatiya Party (JaPa) Secretary General Ahmed Ziauddin Bablu has died from Covid-19. He was 67. He breathed his last at 9:15 am on Saturday at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital in Dhaka, party chairman's press secretary Khandaker Delwar Jalali confirmed Banglanews. Bablu was

Mufti Kazi Ibrahim on 2-day remand

A Dhaka court placed controversial Islamic preacher Mufti Kazi Ibrahim on a two-day remand in a case filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA) for delivering fabricated information on social media. Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sufian Md Noman passed the order after police produced him

Mufti Kazi Ibrahim sued under DSA

A case was filed against Mufti Kazi Ibrahim, a preacher known for his controversial speeches, under the Digital Security Act (DSA) with Mohammadpur Police Station in the capital. An official of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) filed the case. The police

Khaleda’s bail extended for one year in five cases

The High Court on Tuesday (Sep 28) extended the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia by one year in five separate cases. The HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Mohammad Ali issued the order in three defamation cases filed in Dhaka and the one in Narail. Another High

Mufti Ibrahim detained for interrogation

The Detective Branch (DB) of Police has detained Mufti Kazi Ibrahim from his residence in Dhaka for interrogation. A special DB team detained him his house in Mohammadpur College Road area of the capital after 2:00pm last night (Monday).  He is being quizzed at the DB office on

PM Sheikh Hasina's 75th birthday today 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the most successful statesman after the post-1975 carnage, and the skipper of transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country, turns 74 today. Sheikh Hasina, also President of Bangladesh Awami League, is the eldest daughter of Father of the

PM Sheikh Hasina's 75th birthday Tuesday 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the most successful statesman after the post-1975 carnage, and the skipper of transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country, will turn 74 on Tuesday. Sheikh Hasina is the eldest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur

The story of Jomir Uddin Parvez

Jomir Uddin Parvez, was born on September 10, 1973 at Raozan Municipality, Chittagong District. He is the son of late Nurul Haque Chowdhury and late Lutfar Nessa born in the house of Fakir Takiya Sultan Ahmed Chowdhury in Ward 9 at Raozan Municipility. Mr Parvez has been involved in

Cumilla-7 by-polls: Pran Gopal Datta elected unopposed 

Pran Gopal Datta, a former vice chancellor of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, was elected unopposed in Comilla 7 by-polls. Md Dulal Talukder, the returning officer and regional election officer, issued a public notice on Monday morning in this regard. The seat fell

Khaleda Zia gets another 6-month to stay out of jail

The government has again extended a freeze on the jail sentences of BNP chief Khaleda Zia by six months in two corruption cases. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved a recommendation submitted by the law ministry, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said. The Home Ministry will issue a

Wanted to make Zia accused in Bangabandhu killing case: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said she had wanted to make Ziaur Rahman accused in the Bangabandhu killing case as he was no doubt involved in the massacre. The premier told Parliament: “There’s no doubt that he was involved in the 1975 carnage. I wanted to make

Huge money being siphoned off to Tarique from Sylhet

BNP's senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, mastermind of the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally and a fugitive convict, has been living in London for the last 13 years. He is leading a lavish life abroad without having any valid sources of income. A question has been

Prof Masuda Rashid Chowdhury MP passes away

Member of Parliament for reserved seats for women and Jatiya Party’s presidium member Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury, died at a hospital in the capital early Monday. She was 70. Masuda, a former professor of Sociology department of University of Dhaka, breathed her last at Birdem