Monday, 18 Oct, 2021


Industrialisation in Patiya being hindered by Shamsu-Sharun

Paschim Patiya in Patiya upazila of Chattogram is becoming an industrial zone fast as a good number of small and big industrial factories are being established there.  Crores of taka are being invested for developing the industries, including power plants, steel mills and garment

Ziaur Rahman's name removed from USA road

Name of Ziaur Rahman, founder of BNP, was removed from a road at Baltimore city in USA after the authority had decided not to honour him by naming the road after a military ruler. A road at Baltimore in Maryland was named after Ziaur Rahman at the behest of BNP wing of the city three

Nusrat now desperate for leading a luxury life

Cumilla: Nusrat Jahan, elder sister of Mosarat Jahan Munia, has appeared to be a mysterious woman in Cumilla as she has become desperate for leading a luxury life by any means.  To fulfill her desire, she has engaged in immoral activities like trapping well-off people to

Whip Shamsul, his family control Patiya health dept!

Chattogram’s Patiya has got five upazila health and family planning officers transferred in just three years as they did not obey the directives of Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury. Such frequent transfers in a shortest time are rare in the country, many say. The health sector,

'Sharun is a blackmailer, Yaba trader'

Nazmul Karim Chowdhury Sharun, son of Whip and Chattogram-12 MP Shamsul Haque Chowdhury alias Bichchhu Shamsu, has long been involved in Yaba business using his political clout. Besides, he has been engaged in blackmailing people after supplying women to them. So-called model Faria

Didar seeks justice from Allah for persecution committed by Shamsul, Sharun

Eyes of Chattogram Awami League youth and sports secretary and Abahoni founder Didarul Alam Chowdhury are filled with tears, hearing names of whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury and his son Nazmul Karim Chowdhury Sharun. Didarul Alam Chowdhury, also vice-president of Chattogram district Krira

Unauthorised Vaccination: 2,600 people of Whip Shamsul’s union get no 2nd dose

CHATTOGRAM: No vaccination programme for second dose took place at Shovandandi union under Patiya upazila for the consequence of unlawful vaccination programme for first dose there at the behest of Whip and lawmaker Shamsul Haque Chowdhury. Despite passing 38 days of the first dose,

Jamaat secretary general among 9 arrested in capital

Nine senior leaders of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, including secretary general Mia Golam Porwar, have been arrested in the capital. The arrestees include Jamaat executive committee member Abdur Rab, Ijjat Ullah, Mobarak Hossain, and former Chhatra Shibir president Yasin Arafat.

Sirajganj-6 MP Hasibur Rahman Swapan dies of Covid-19

Awami League MP from Sirajganj-6 constituency and freedom fighter Hasibur Rahman Swapan died of coronavirus early Thursday.  He was 66. He breathed his last at a hospital in Turkey at around 3:15am, Swapan’s Personal Assistant and Shahjadpur upazila Juba League’s

6 get death penalty in Xulhaz-Tonoy murder case

Six Ansar Al Islam men have been awarded death sentence by a Dhaka court for murdering LGBT activist Xulhaz Mannan and his associate Mahbub Rabby Tonoy. Judge Mojibur Rahman of the Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal passed the order on Tuesday. The death-row convicts are Major

Zia’s remains not in Chandrima Udyan, Khaleda also knows: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the party founder Ziaur Rahman's remains were not in Chandrima Udyan.  She said: "Khaleda Zia also know it very well that there is no grave or remains of Ziaur Rhman in the city's Chandrima Udyan."  Why they

Ivy Rahman's death anniversary being marked

Today is the 17th death anniversary of Ivy Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Mahila Awami League and wife of late President M Zillur Rahman. To mark the day, different political and socio-cultural organisations, including Bangladesh Awami League (AL), its associate bodies and

Khulna-4 ex-MP Shahidur Rahman dies 

Sheikh Shahidur Rahman, former Member of Parliament from Khulna-4 constituency, died at a hospital in Khulna on Sunday morning. He was 70. Shahidur Rahman, former president of Bangladesh Workers Party’s Khulna unit, breathed his last around 6:30am while undergoing treatment.

Patiya Jubo League marks Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary 

Patiya Jubo League-led by organisation’s central joint-general secretary Muhammad Badiul Alam has observed gruesome August 21 grenade attack anniversary. Leaders and activists of Awami League, Patiya Jubo League, Chhatra League and other front organisations of the party

AL pays tribute to August 21 grenade attack victims

The Awami League has paid tribute to the victims of August 21 grenade attack by placing wreaths at a makeshift memorial built in front of Awami League’s central office on Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka. On behalf of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, party

Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary today 

The 17th anniversary of the deadly terror attack on an Awami League public rally on August 21 in 2004 was observed across the country. The attack, targeting to kill the then opposition leader and now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other party leaders, was carried out during the role

Hefazat amir Junayed Babunagari passes away

Junayed Babunagari, amir of Hefazat-e-Islam, passed away at hospital in Chattogram on Thursday afternoon. He was 67. He breathed his last around 12:30pm while undergoing treatment at CSCR Hospital. Hefazat spokesperson Munir Ahmed confirmed the news. Babunagari was taken to the

Khaleda Zia receives 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia received second dose of coronavirus or Covid-19 vaccine at Sheikh Russel Gastroliver Institute and Hospital at Mohakhali in the capital on Wednesday. She received the first dose of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on July 19. On April 11, the 76-year-old BNP

3 cases filed over BNP-police clash at Chandrima Udyan

Three cases have been lodged with Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station in the capital over Tuesday's clash between police and BNP men at Chandrima Udyan. Police filed a case while Metro Rail Authorities filed two others on Tuesday night, said OC Jane Alam Munshi. In the case filed

BNP's Khandaker Mahbub tests positive for COVID-19

BNP Vice Chairman Adv Khandaker Mahbub Hossain has tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of Ever Care Hospital in the capital. Khandaker Mahbub's junior colleague Adv Mahbubur Rahman Dulal confirmed the matter. Khandaker