Sunday, 17 Oct, 2021


Delwar visits his predecessor Mannan lying in deep danger

DHAKA: BNP secretary-general Khandaker Delwar Hossain on Thursday noon visited his predecessor in the party post Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan, lying in deep coma in the city’s Square Hospital ICU, to know about his condition.On life support in a grave condition for fatal cancer, Bhuiyan was

BNPÔÇÖs human chain: One dies, 55 held, 60 injured while Delwar drops down sick

National Desk A Juba Dal leader died on fight while at least 60 people were injured and 55 held as the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Wednesday staged countrywide human-chain demonstrations amid obstruction by law-enforcers at different

Govt. behaves autocratic: Mirza Fakhrul

DHAKA: Main opposition BNP’s Senior Joint-Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday bitterly criticized, what he said, ‘undemocratic behaviour’ by the government to foil the opposition’s human chain demonstration.  The allegation came from a press conference at

Manzu delays tributeÔÇôtrip to ZiaÔÇÖs grave

DHAKA: Newly elected Chittagong City Corporation mayor Manjur Alam Manju deferred his preset visit to former president Ziaur Rahman’s tomb Wednesday by a day in view of BNP’s countrywide human-chain protest.Earlier it was scheduled that the CCC mayor would pay tribute to the party

BNP stages countrywide human-chain demo: Delwar drops sick during protest 55 held, 60 injured

DHAKA: At least 60 people were injured and 55 held amid troubles as the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Wednesday staged countrywide human-chain demonstrations amid obstruction by law-enforcers at different places.The main scene of brawls in the capital was the National

8 Jamaat leaders get bail

DHAKA: Eight prominent Jamaat leaders, including party’s acting Secretary-General ATM Azharul Islam, got anticipatory bail for four months in a case filed on charge of impeding police duties during the arrest of Jamaat chief Matiur Rahman Nizami.A High Court bench compressing Justice

25 Shibir activists, district Jamaat Ameer detained in CTG

CHITTAGONG: Police detained Nayeb-e-Ameer of the district (south) Jamaat Mafizur Rahman along with 25 Shibir activists from a restaurant in a Khulshi Thana area Tuesday, as a crackdown on the party adherents is on stream to forestall protests. More than 150 other activists fled during the

Manju to visit ZiaÔÇÖs grave Wednesday

DHAKA: Chittagong City Corporation’s newly elected Mayor Manjur Alam will visit former president Ziaur Rahman’s grave on Wednesday to pay tribute at Chandrima Uddyan in the city.Later, he will meet BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in the evening at her Gulshan office. BDST 1848 HRS

Tarique charge-sheeted to banish him from politics: Nazrul

DHAKA: Opposition BNP Standing Committee member Nazrul Islam Khan Tuesday said the charge sheet given by the Anti-Corruption Commission against Tarique Rahman is to deter him from getting down to politics.   “The case is politically motivated. Awami League is scared of Tarique and

Banned Hizb ut-Tahrir brings out rally in Chittangong: 4 held

CHITTAGONG: Hizb-ut-Tahrir, a banned Islamic organization, Tuesday brought out a procession at Lovelane crossing and paraded different city thoroughfares.Police later raided different places of the city following the procession and arrested four activists of the outfit.The arrested are:

ACC again acts on graft: Tarique-Mamun duo charge-sheeted for money laundering

DHAKA: In a latest significant move, the Anti-Corruption Commission Tuesday submitted charge sheet in a money-laundering case against Tarique Rahman and his business-tycoon friend Giasuddin Al Mamun. The investigation officer of the case and Assistant Director of ACC, Mohammad Ibrahim,

5 Jamaat-Shibir activists detained in Jessore

JESSORE: Police picked up five Jamaat-Shibir activists from a procession from the town on Monday evening. The arrested are Jahidul Islam, Jahidur Rahman, Sirajul Islam, Monirul Islam and Wahiduzzaman.Police said Jamaat-Shibir activists brought out a procession protesting the arrest of

Arrest warrant issued against DelwarÔÇÖs son Paban

DHAKA: A Dhaka court issued arrest warrant against Akhtar Hamid Paban, son of BNP Secretary-General Khandaker Delwar Hossain, and two others in the case of bomb explosions in front of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia`s Gulshan office on February 23.  The other accused are Noakhali JCD

BabarÔÇÖs graft charge hearing on Sept 12

DHAKA: Indictment hearing in a graft case against former state minister for home affairs Lutfozzaman Babar will be held on September 12, as a Dhaka court Monday set the date.Special Judge Nasiruddin Mahmud of the special court No-5 of Dhaka set the date, when the maverick former minister

11 Shibir activists detained in Dhaka, sued for subversion

DHAKA: Police picked up 11 activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir from the city’s Jatrabari area early Monday when they were pasting posters with demand for “immediate” release of the arrested three top Jamaat leaders. Police said they were pasting posters in different areas of the

Speaker assures lawmakers of AneeÔÇÖs permission for better treatment abroad

DHAKA:  Speaker Abdul Hamid Advocate on Monday assured the BNP lawmakers of government permission for sending lawmaker Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Anee abroad for better treatment.The speaker gave the assurance while an 18-member parliamentary delegation of BNP led by opposition Chief whip

Chittagong violence: 143 Jamaat-Shibir activists arrested

CHITTAGONG:  In the aftermath of Sunday’s whirlwind attacks and vandalizing of vehicles, police rounded up 143 activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student-wing Islami Chhatra Shibir from the port city.The leaders and workers of the Jamaat and Shibir on Sunday afternoon brought out a

BCLÔÇÖs violent shootout leaves 50 injured in JU

SAVAR: Violent clashes between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Monday left over 50 people injured over establishing supremacy in a dormitory.  Two of the injured sustained bullet injuries while a total of 15 were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital “in critical

40 countriesÔÇÖ BNP politicos meet Tarique in London

LONDON: Senior Vice-chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party Tarique Rahman called upon expatriate BNP leaders to work in party and country’s interest, as he Sunday sat with them for a review of situation back at home after a long stay in exile.  “You are all living abroad. I am also

Nijami fell sick twice during interrogation

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Matiur Rahman Nizami fell sick twice during police interrogation Sunday night. The interrogation began at 8pm at the Detective Branch (DB) office where Nizami was under interrogation for three hours.DB sources told that the interrogation