Wednesday, 19 Jan, 2022


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

Nijami fell sick twice during interrogation

DHAKA: Jamaat-e-Islami Amir Matiur Rahman Nizami felled sick at least twice during the interrogation session Sunday night. The interrogation started at 8pm at the metropolitan detective branch office where Nizami suffered illness twice within the next three hours.Intelligence sources said

TarequeÔÇÖs meeting with expatriate BNP leaders underway

London: Senior Vice-president of BNP Tareque Rahman is now in a meeting with the party leaders residing in 31 countries at London on Sunday.   The meeting started at local time 2 pm (Bangladesh time at 8 pm) with the Presidents and General Secretaries of the foreign committees.  

DB starts quizzing Nizami with Mojahid, Sayedee put on the flank

DHAKA: Detectives started quizzing Jamaat Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami at about 8pm after taking him to the BD police headquarters Sunday in a case filed with Paltan Thana.The case was filed against the top three leaders of Jamaat, including Nizami, accusing them of obstructing police from

Jamaat protest rally foiled in city

DHAKA: Protestors gathered at city’s Malibagh-Mouchak intersection Sunday to stage a demonstration against the recent arrest of top Jamaat leaders but dispersed quickly as police drove in.At around 1:30 pm, they came out on the road and blocked traffic on the busy crossroads as part of

Shamsher Mobin again on remand

DHAKA: BNP Vice-chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury was taken on another one-day remand Sunday in the case of torching a vehicle near Maghbazar rail crossing on the night before the June 27 hartal that left one dead and two burn-injured.Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Mohammad Ali

Court calls for report on FF murder case against Nizami, Mojaheed

DHAKA: A Dhaka court fixed August 2 for submitting probe report in a case of freedom-fighter killings at Keraniganj in 1971, in which the two top-most Jamaat leaders are implicated.Chief judicial magistrate Taiyabul Hasan asked Keraniganj police to submit the report after Jamaat Ameer

BNP joint meeting on Sunday evening

DHAKA: Dhaka city unit of BNP is set to hold a joint meeting on Sunday evening at Moulana Bhasani Bhaban in the city’s Nayapaltan area, ahead of their agitation programmes.The meeting will discuss “ways and means of making a success” the upcoming 7 July human-chain demonstrations,

Ex-minister Mirza Abbas shifted to BIRDEM under custody

DHAKA: BNP Standing Committee Member and ex-minister Mirza Abbas was shifted to BIRDEM hospital from Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Saturday afternoon.His wife Afroza Abbas alleged police created obstruction at the time.He was admitted to BIRDEM at about 4pm amid the impediment. His

BNP enforced hartal to stop trial of KhaledaÔÇÖs sons: Sahara

RAJBARI: Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun said the recent hartal enforced by the opposition BNP without any issue was designed to stop the graft trial of its chief’s two sons or war crimes trial. She made the allegation at a meeting of law-and-order committee in the conference room