Saturday, 22 Jan, 2022


DonÔÇÖt debar Anee from going abroad, HC asks Govt

DHAKA: The High Court Monday directed the government not to hold back BNP lawmaker Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annee from going abroad, after he was recently barred from flying for Singapore.An HC bench comprising Justice Mohammad Abdul Wahhub Mia and Justice Kazi Reza-Ul-Haque came up with

Mufti Shahid exonerated from conviction for corruption

DHAKA: The High Court Monday exonerated Islami Oikya Jote leader Mufti Shahidul Islam from conviction in a case of corruption instituted amid a massive anti-graft drive during the emergency times.An HC division bench comprising Justice Sayed Dastagir Hossain and Justice AKM Jahirul Haque

Police foil JCDÔÇÖs bid to block Dhaka-Aricha highway, 15 injured

SAVAR:  Police on Monday foiled a bid to block busy Dhaka-Aricha highway by the activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), student wing of opposition BNP. Police and witnesses said, at least 15 JCD workers were injured in baton charge by law enforcers as the opposition workers brought

This birth anniversary of Khaleda ÔÇÿvery significantÔÇÖ, says Farruk

DHAKA: Opposition BNP took ex-premier Khaleda Zia`s birthday on the 15th of August as “very significant” this time around because of the `save-the-country` movement they have waged against the present Awami League government.Opposition Chief Whip in Parliament Jainul Abdin Farruk made

Ctg City AL observes National Mourning Day

CHITTAGONG: The City Awami League Sunday observed the National Mourning Day holding separate programmes under the leadership of its four leaders.Former Mayor and AL City Committee President ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury, Nurul Islam BSC MP, MA Latif MP and AJM Nasir Uddin led the programmes.The

Bagerhat Shibir president held

BAGERHAT: Police on Sunday held district Shibir president Ibrahim Hasan from Dashanir Pocha Dighirpara in the town while holding a clandestine meeting.Detective Branch of police arrested Hasan from the residence of Jamaat leader Advocate Wadudur Rahman in the morning. Bagerhat Police

BCL has to halt conspiracy against war trial and PM-Yafes

DHAKA: State Minister for Science and Information Communication Technology Yafes Osman defined the war-crime trial as the second liberation war and urged Bangladesh Chhatra League to act for halting the ongoing conspiracy against it as well as the Prime Minister.   "We have to save

War criminals, killers of Aug 15, four leaders linked together : Discussion

DHAKA: Speakers at a discussion here on Sunday vowed to implement the verdict of Bangabandhu killing case and brought the war criminals to justice for fulfilling the aspiration of the nation.They said the war criminals and killers of August 15 and four national leaders are linked

BNP worker killed in Sharsha

BENAPOLE: A BNP worker was killed and another injured at Sharsha upazila of Jessore here on Saturday.The decesaed was identified as Abdul Hamid, 40, from Lakhanpur union while the injured-Mofizur, 35. The younger brother of the deceased Abdul Aziz said Hamid and Mofizur were on their way

Jamaat blames state law for ÔÇÿinterest and adulteryÔÇÖ

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh alleged people cannot attain ‘Taqwa’ by getting rid of usury and adultery because of the state law.“One of the principles of Ramadan is to keep people off charging interest and acts of adultery, but the state law intervenes,” said acting

Khaleda turns 66: birthday celebration from midnight

DHAKA: Opposition leader Khaleda Zia steps into her 66th year Sunday while her party celebrates the birthday with more colour this year despite the call from ruling Awami League to cancel functions for National Mourning Day. BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain cut a 66-pound

Khaleda Zia attends maiden iftar party with JCD

DHAKA: Opposition leader and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia Saturday attended an iftar party hosted by Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) at the South Plaza of Parliament.She joined an iftar party for the first time at any sponsor’s invitation this Ramadan. Earlier, Begum Zia hosted an iftar

AL pays homage to Bangabandhu ahead of National Mourning Day

GOPALGANJ: Members of the Awami League central working committee, advisory council and cabinet paid homage to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman placing wreath at his tomb at Tungipara Saturday, a day ahead of the 35th anniversary of his demise.The ruling-party leaders, led by Chief Whip

Khaleda approves Gazipur district BNP committee

DHAKA: BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on Friday approved the new committee of Gazipur district BNP formed with central organizing secretary Fazlul Haque Milon and Saiful Islam Babul as president and general secretary respectively.The approval was given at about 11pm when party joint

BNP to stage long march against transit

DHAKA: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) would stage a long march after Eid-ul-fitr in a showdown against the government decision allowing India transit facilities.“Two separate long marches -- one from Dhaka toward Chittagong and the other toward Sylhet – are being planned so far.

BNP to stage long march against transit

DHAKA: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) would stage a long march after Eid-ul-fitr in a showdown against the government decision allowing India transit facilities.“Two separate long marches -- one from Dhaka toward Chittagong and the other toward Sylhet – are being planned so far.

Do not celebrate ÔÇÿfakeÔÇÖ birthday on 15 Aug: AL urges Khaleda

DHAKA: Ruling Awami League’s female lawmakers urged BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia not to celebrate her ‘fake’ birthday on 15 August.The appeal came from a human chain demonstration held in front of the National Press Club on Friday.Speaking at the demonstration, AL joint general

Govt goes against freedom of speech: Mirza Fakhrul

DHAKA: Opposition BNP Senior Joint Secretary-General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir blamed the government for curbing civil rights like freedom of speech through meting out “repression” to journalists.“Detaining acting editor of the daily Amar Desh Mahmudur Rahman and torturing him on

Ex-State Minister MilanÔÇÖs movable property attached

CHANDPUR: Movable property of the village home of former State Minister ANM Ehsanul Haq Milan was confiscated Wednesday on order from the district certificate officer.Kachua Thana OC Harun-or-Rashid told that the movable property of Milan’s village home at

Hasina be hated for her comments about Khaleda, says Moudud

DHAKA:  BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed said Wednesday that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would be hated for her comments about leader of the opposition and ex-premier Begum Khaleda Zia.  The opposition lawmaker and ex-law minister came up with the criticism while