Wednesday, 17 Apr, 2024


Grenades blast in Hefajat madrasa

CHITTAGONG: A number of hand grenades were found at a madrasa, run by Hefazat-e-Islam leader Mufti Izharul Islam Chowdhury, in Lalkhanbazar of the port city of Chittagong on Monday.Meanwhile, police conducted a drive in the madrasa hostel and adjacent areas after finding some clues that

Khaleda becomes unrestrained, says Suranjit

DHAKA: Ruling Awami League Advisory Council Member Suranjit Sengupta, also minister without portfolio, on Monday said opposition leader Khaleda Zia has become unrestrained. The Awami League lawmaker came up with the observation while addressing a programme organized by Bangabandhu Academy

NDI country director meets Fakhrul

DHAKA: A meeting was held between National Democratic Institute (NDI) Country Director Devid Bodman BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.The meeting was held at BNP’s Chairperson political office at Gulshan in the city on Monday morning.During the parley, they

6 JSD men expelled in Bandarban

BANDARBAN: District Chhatra Dal suspended its six leaders of of Bandarban College Chhatra Dal following infighting on Sunday night.Party sources said that centering committee forming, two groups of Chhatra Dal of the college locked into a clash, leaving four injured.Later, police rushed

Mridha faces arrest warrant

CHITTAGONG: A court here on Sunday issued an arrest warrant against Eastern Railway general manager (GM) Yusuf Ali Mridha and four others for their alleged involvement in much-talked-about railway money scam. Chittagong Mahanagar Court Senior Special Judge S M Mujibur Rahaman issued the

Women to suffer if BNP comes

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday alleged that women’s development would be hindered if BNP assumes power.She said: “Conspiracy is on against women who are a driving force behind the country’s economy; BNP will throw them inside houses after assuming power implementing

Shibir procession in capital

DHAKA: The activists of Jamaat-Shibir brought out a sudden procession on Tajmahal road in Mohammadpur area of the capital on Sunday morning.Witnesses said that some Jamaat-Shibir activists brought out a sudden procession at around 10:00am in the area.Meanwhile, police men chased and

Khandakar Mahbub show-caused

DHAKA: International Crimes Tribunal-1 issued a show-cause notice to Bangladesh Bar Council vice-chairman Advocate Khandakar Mahabub Hossain asking to explain by October 21 why contempt of court charge should not be brought against him.The three-member tribunal led-by ATM Fazle Kabir

Shibir men blast cocktails in capital

DHAKA: The activists of Jamaat-Shibir brought out a sudden procession in Pallabi area of the capital and blasted cocktails on Sunday morning. Witnesses said that some Jamaat-Shibir activists brought out a sudden procession at around 09:30am and blasted 4/5 cocktails in the area.Earlier,

Khaleda returns Dhaka

DHAKA: Opposition BNP’s chairperson Khaleda Zia returned to Dhaka early Sunday after attending the grand rally in Sylhet.She left Sylhet circuit house for Dhaka at around 7:30 pm Saturday and arrived at her Gulshan residence at around 1:30am Sunday.Earlier, Khaleda Zia performed jiarat

No polls sans CG system, says Khaleda

FROM SYLHET: Opposition BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday categorically said her party wouldn’t take part in the next general elections under Awami League-led government. The BNP chief came up with the assertion while addressing a rally in the afternoon at Alia Madrasa ground in

Be aware of Awami League

FROM SYLHET: Opposition BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia urged countrymen to be aware of Awami League.She came up with the observation while addressing a rally on Saturday afternoon at Alia Madrasa ground.Indicating countrymen, Khaleda Zia said, “Be aware of Awami League, otherwise they will

Luna hopeful about Ilias if govt changes

FROM SYLHET: “I went to the Prime Minister but did not get any justice. This is why, I want justice from people. You will change the incumbent government by staging movements and protests. I will get back Ilias when the government changes.”This is how Tahsina Rushdir Luna, the wife of

Power needed, but not in Rampal

FROM SYLHET: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia categorically said that incumbent Awami League government did not think about the country and the countrymen.She came up with the observation while addressing a rally on Saturday afternoon at Alia Madrasa ground.Khaleda Zia said, “The people are

Khaleda takes Sylhet rally stage

FROM SYLHET: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia took her seat at the stage of Sylhet rally at 3:00pm at Alia Madrasa ground.She is set to deliver speech there.Earlier, the rally began with over ten thousands people from adjacent areas.Earlier, Khaleda Zia reached at Sylhet Circuit House at

Clash at Khaleda’s rally venue

FROM SYLHET: The leaders and activists of Chhatra Shibir locked into a fierce clash with Chhatra Dal at Khaleda Zia’s rally venue Alia Madrasa ground in Sylhet on Saturday afternoon.The student wing of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami locked into the clash with Chhatra Dal, student wing of

BNP rally begins in Sylhet

FROM SYLHET: The mass rally of opposition BNP began with recitation from the verse of Holy Quran at Alia Madrasa ground around 12:00pm Saturday.Organizing sources said that Khaleda Zia will join the rally at 2:00pm after offering Fateha at the shrine of Hazrat Shah Poran and Hazrat Shah

JCD attack kills BCL man in Jessore

JESSORE: An activist of Chhatra League was chopped to death in an attack by activists of Juba Dal at Silpakala Academy of the district town on Friday night.The deceased was identified as Sabbir Hossain, 25, son of Abdul Jalil.Witnesses said the victim went to Silpakala Academy to enjoy a

Hartal underway in Baraigram

NATORE: The daylong hartal, called by BNP, is underway in Baraigram Upazila of the district amid stray incidents of violence.Witnesses said that BNP leaders and activists brought out several processions supporting hartal and barricaded four roads. They also set fire to tyres.The shops

Jamaat protest prog Sunday

DHAKA: Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami will stage protest programme on Sunday demanding release of arrested leaders and activists.Jamaat acting secretary general Rafiqul Islam announced the programme on Friday evening in a statement.He also urged the party men to success the programme.BDST: