Saturday, 23 Sep, 2023


Indictment hearing in Khaleda Zia's two cases adjourned

A Dhaka court today set July 12 for holding an indictment hearing in a case filed against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia for observing ‘fake’ birthday of on National Mourning Day and July 20 for the indictment hearing in another case against her for

Sheikh Hasina's govt to join BRICS for people's sake: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today (July 1) said Sheikh Hasina-led government is joining BRICS (alliance) for the welfare of the people of Bangladesh.  He also said neither Neither Awami League nor Sheikh Hasina does politics to appease foreign masters as BNP

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on AL's 74th founding anniversary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (June 23) paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 74th founding anniversary of the ruling Awami League (AL). She paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation at

AL's 74th founding anniversary tomorrow

The 74th founding anniversary of the ruling Awami League, which led the country's independence through the 1971 Great Liberation War, will be celebrated tomorrow (June 23).    Established on June 23, 1949 as Awami Muslim League at Rose Garden in the capital's old part

Dhaka-17 by-polls: Hero Alom gets back candidacy

Dhaka-17 constituency by-polls independent candidate Ashraful Hossain Alam, popularly known as Hero Alom, has got back his candidacy. Ashoke Kumar Debnath, additional secretary of Election Commission, confirmed the decision while talking to reporters at the commission office in

City polls prove fair election possible under AL govt: PM

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today (June 22) said fair election under her government is possible as they held the recent city corporation elections in a free and fair manner. Referring to the recently held city corporation elections to Barishal, Khulna,

Agents barred from entering polling centres: JaPa candidate

Jatiya Party (JaPa) mayoral candidate Nazrul Islam Babul alleged that his agents are being barred from coming to the polling stations. Nazrul Islam, who cast his vote at Ananda Niketon centre around 9:30am on Wednesday, said  Later he told the reporters: "The mayoral

Rajshahi City Corporation elections tomorrow 

All the necessary preparations have been completed as the voting for the Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) elections will be held tomorrow (June 21) for the seventh time since its establishment in 1987. For the first time in RCC's history, elections will be held through Electronic

Khaleda Zia's Niko graft case hearing adjourned till July 25

A Dhaka court today (June 20) adjourned till July 25 the hearing of Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and seven others. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of Dhaka Special Judge's Court-9 at Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj passed the order as plaintiff of the case

Khaleda Zia returns home from hospital 

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia return home on Saturday (June 17) evening from the capital's Evercare Hospital, where she had been undergoing treatment for the last four days.  Sayrul Kabir Khan, an official of BNP's media wing confirmed the matter.  Earlier on June

We also can make our visa policy: Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that now it is a matter to see how the new US visa police will act after BNP's threat to foil the polls. He said: "The US said the new visa policy will be applied to those who

BNP leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain hospitalised

Senior member of BNP Standing Committee and former minister Prof Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain has been hospitalized.    He was admitted to Evercare Hospital under the supervision of cardiologist Dr Shahbuddin Ahmed on Friday night at around 3:00am after he suddenly fell

Khaleda Zia's indictment hearing in 11 cases now on July 16

A Dhaka court today (June 15) fixed July 16 for the hearing on charge framing in 11 cases lodged against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and others.  Today was fixed for her appearance before the court, but Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Md. Asaduzzaman reset the date

Khaleda Zia’s condition now 'stable' 

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s condition is now ‘stable’ and her treatment is ongoing under the close supervision of experts, her personal physician Dr AZM Zahid Hossain said today (June 14).  He also said a medical board reviewed her test reports and decided to

BNP's Salahuddin gets travel pass to return from India 

Former state minister and BNP standing committee member Salahuddin Ahmed, is set to return to Bangladesh from India as he received a travel pass from the government. The high commission of Bangladesh in Guwahati confirmed the matter on Tuesday (June 13).  Salahuddin Ahmed

Khaleda Zia hospitalised as she falls ill 

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was admitted to Evercare Hospital in the capital early Tuesday (June 13) after she suddenly fall ill.  Khaleda Zia left her Gulshan residence and reached the hospital around 1:45am. “Madam (Khaleda Zia) was taken to the hospital as she fell ill

Agents not being allowed to enter polling centres: Rupom

Barishal City Corporation (BCC) polls independent mayoral candidate Kamrul Ahsan Rupom has alleged that his agents are not allowed to enter the polling centers during elections. He said: "As far as I know, my agents were not allowed to enter the two centers so far." Rupom

Veteran AL leader Abdul Haque Sobuj passes away

Dhaka South City unit Awami League Senior Adviser Abdul Haque Sobuj died of kidney ailments at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Hospital on Sunday (June 11) night.   He was 68.   "My father breathed his last at about 11pm," Sobuj's second son

Khulna, Barishal city corporation elections tomorrow

The Khulna and Barishal city corporation elections ended amid festivity on Saturday with voting scheduled for tomorrow (June 12). Polling will be held from 8:00am to 4:00pm through Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in the polls in Khulna City Corporation (KCC) and Barishal City

Jamaat gets permission for rally in capital

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami finally got permission to hold a public rally in the capital after a long span of ten years. The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Saturday (May 10) granted the party permission to organize their event at the Engineers Institution Auditorium in the