Thursday, 18 Apr, 2024


Ershad for reforming election system

DHAKA: Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Wednesday proposed to reform the election system ahead of the next general elections.The former president of the country placed a proposal in a press conference organized by the party at a city hotel. As per his proposal, the Election Commission

BNP stages protest prog Thursday

DHAKA: Opposition BNP will stage protest programme across the country on Thursday protesting ICT-1 verdict against BNP lawmaker Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury.The party will also hold a rally at Suhrawardy Udyan at 3:00pm in the same day.BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam

SQ verdict draft leaked partly

DHAKA: Registrar office of the International Crimes Tribunal admitted that draft of the verdict of Salahuddin Quader was leaked partly.  The office also said that a general diary (GD) has been filed to find out the persons involved.Tribunal Registrar M Nasir Uddin said in a press

‘Don’t push country to clash’

DHAKA: State Minister for Law Quamrul Islam urged opposition BNP to come to the way of peace leaving conflict. He came up with the assertion while addressing a discussion on the 144th birth anniversary of Mahatman Gandhi at Khaza Nizamuddin auditorium in city Wednesday.Quamrul Islam said,

9 Shibir men held in Comilla

COMILLA: Police in a drive held nine suspected Shibir activists from Kotbari area Chhatra-Shibir hostel under Sadar South Upazila on Wednesday morning over the clash of Comilla Polytechnic.The identity of detainees could not be known immediately.Sadar South Thana Officer-in-Charge Gazi

Half-day hartal observed in Satkhira

SATKHIRA: The half-day hartal, called by Jatiyatabadi Matshyajibi Dal observed in the district Wednesday.BNP and its front organizations observed the shutdown demanding the justice of the killing local BNP leader Aman Ullah Aman.Hartal supporters brought out a procession in New Market

PM set to visit Pabna

PABNA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also ruling Awami League president, is set to visit the district on Wednesday after 12-year.Sources said the premier is scheduled to inaugurate 12 development works and lay foundation stone of 18 projects including much-talked Rooppur nuclear power

Hartal observed in 3 dists in Ctg

DHAKA: The dawn-to-dusk hartal, called by main opposition BNP district unit observed in Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban on Wednesday protesting verdict of Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury.In Rangamati: All kinds of vehicles and even in water way were halted during hartal hours.BNP and its

SQ Chy shifted to Kashimpur

DHAKA: BNP lawmaker Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, who was sentenced to death for his involvement with crimes against humanity during 1971, was shifted to Kashimpur Jail in Gazipur from Dhaka central jail on Tuesday.Chief jailor of Dhaka Central Jail part-1 (Kashimpur) Mujibur Rahaman

PM inaugurates Ruppur plant Wednesday

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to lay foundation stone of the first phase of much-awaited Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant with 2000-MW capability on Wednesday.State Minister for Science and Technology affairs Architect Dr Yeafesh Osman came up with the disclosure while talking to

PM seeks support of war friends

DHAKA: Expressing firm determination to complete war crimes trial, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sought support of the friends of Liberation War to the end trial.She came up with the observation while addressing a function arranged to honour foreign friends of the Liberation War at

Persons involved in ICT to be tried

DHAKA: Leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Lawyers’ Forum on Tuesday categorically said they are shocked by learning the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 verdict against Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury.Making allegation that the verdict is ‘farcical justice’, they issued threat to

BNP calls hartal for Oct 2 in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong BNP has called daylong hartal for Wednesday in Chittagong protesting the verdict that awards death penalty to Salauddin Quader for war crimes.BNP lawmaker Salauddin Quader Chowdhury was sentenced to death for his involvement in crimes against humanity during

Half-day hartal on Wednesday in Satkhira

SATKHIRA: ‘Aman Killing Justice Implementation Fighting Committee’, a platform of district BNP, called half-day hartal for Wednesday in the district.The hartal was called demanding arrest and punishment of killers of district Matshyajibi Dal former secretary Aman Ullah Aman.‘Aman

Hartal if SQ gets death penalty!

DHAKA: Opposition BNP mulls calling hartal for Wednesday if International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 sentences BNP lawmaker Salauddin Quader Chowdhury to death for war crimes.Party sources said BNP high command is considering to call hartal for Wednesday or Wednesday-Thursday amid strong

SQ Chy verdict today

DHAKA: International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 will pass the verdict in war crimes related case against BNP lawmaker Salauddin Quader Chowdhury on Tuesday. Multi-tire security measures have been taken on Tuesday by the law enforcers in the capital ahead of the verdict.On December 16, 2010,

Ershad-Saran meeting held

DHAKA: Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad and Indian High Commissioner Pankaj Saran held a meeting at President Park Bhaban on Monday afternoon.Sources said various important issues, including upcoming parliament polls, present political situations and Jaitya Party’s stance on election

SQ Chy shifted to Dhaka prison

DHAKA: BNP lawmaker Salauddin Quader Chowdhury was shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from Kashimpur Jail in Gazipur on Monday ahead of the verdict in war crimes related cases.International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 will pass the verdict on Tuesday.SQ Chowdhury was taken out of unit-1 of the

BNP to mull tougher movement on Oct 25

DHAKA: Opposition BNP along with 18-party alliance will start movement from October 25 to press home their demand of reinstating caretaker government.Party sources said they party would take position in the capital by calling a grand rally here.The party insider said, besides, BNP-led

Tight scrutiny measures in ICT areas

DHAKA: The International Crimes Tribunal and its adjacent areas at Ramna in the capital were taken under stiff scrutiny measures to avert any untoward situation ahead of verdict of BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for his involvement in crimes against humanity during liberation war