Wednesday, 21 Feb, 2024


Sayedee’s appeal hearing adjourned

DHAKA: The Supreme Court adjourned till Wednesday the hearing on the appeals challenging the death penalty to Jamaat-e-Islami Nayeb-e-Amir Delwar Hossain Sayedee in crimes against humanity charges.The five-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain

Long march to Sundarbans kick-starts

DHAKA: Various leftist and progressive organizations have started the long march towards Sundarbans on Tuesday demanding the cancellation of Rampal Power Project to save the mangrove forest.They started the protest under the banner of National Committee to protect oil, gas and mineral

34 Shibir men held in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: At least 34 leaders and activists of Chhatra Shibir including its port city unit president and secretary were held from its Chandanpura office under Kotwali Thana early Tuesday.Two of the arrested are president of metropolitan (North) unit of Shibir Mohammad Sohel and general

Ex-BCL leader awarded 17-yr jail

BARISAL: A Barisal court on Monday awarded 17-year imprisonment to a former Chhatra League leader in an arms case.The convict is Mukituzzaman Roni, 28, son of Barisal City Mohila League president Fazilatunessa.District Special Tribunal-1 Judge Habibur Rahman passed the verdict in presence

Jamaat-cop clash in city, 3 held

DHAKA: A clash between police and Jamaat-Shibir activists took place in new market area of the city on Monday afternoon.Sources said according to the previous announcement, Jamaat-Shibir activists brought out a procession from Gausia market around 02:15pm. When police obstructed them the

SI injured in Shibir attack in Sylhet

SYLHET: A Sub-Inspector of police was injured as Jamaat-Shibir attacked him in Bandarbazar area of the city on Monday noon.The victim was identified as Harunur Rashid, Sub-Inspector of Sylhet Mohanagar Police.Locals said that Shibir activists suddenly attacked on SI Harunur Rashid from a

2-victim of Shibir violence succumb

GAZIPUR: A bus driver and a truck driver, victims of Jamaat hartal violence, succumbed to their injuries on Monday after four-day fighting for life.The deceased were identified as Nazrul Islam Bhuian 35, resident of Haydrabad village of the district and Sikander, from Gazia area of

3 police among 10 injured

RAJSHAHI: At least 10 people including three cops were injured in a clash between Shibir activists and law enforcers in Ganakpara area in the city on Monday morning.Sources said that Jamaat-Shibir activists brought out a protest rally at around 11:30am and police protest them which

Fakhrul urges MKA to retain political etiquette

DHAKA: Opposition BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir urged the Home Minister MK Alamgir to retain his political etiquette.While talking to the journalists, he came up with the urge at the BNP central office on Monday morning.Criticizing the remark of MK Alamgir,

Jamaat-Cop clash in Chandpur

CHANDPUR: At least eight people were injured in a clash between Jamaat-Shibir activists and police in Chandpur city inter bus stand area on Monday morning.Witness said that Jamaat-Shibir activists brought out a procession in Sharnakhola Road at around 10:30am as a part of their

JCD calls half-day hartal in Barisal for Monday

BARISAL: Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) has called half-day hartal for Monday at Hijla upazila of the district in protest against the attack on BNP leasers.Office Secretary of Barisal (North) BNP Advocate Nurul Alam Razu confirmed the mater to banglanews on Sunday.The BNP leader alleged

Hearing on Hasina-Khaleda talks Sep 28

DHAKA: The hearing on the rule filed seeking talks between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will be held on September 26.The hearing will he held in a bench comprising Justice Naima Hayder and Jafor Ahmed.Lawyer Dr Yunus Ali Akand, also complainant

Govt concerns on political killing

DHAKA: Home Minister MK Alamgir categorically said the government is not afraid but concerned on recent political murders.The minister came up with the disclosure while he was talking to journalists at his office on Sunday after holding a high-level meeting on law and order situation of

16 allegations against Kaiser

DHAKA: International Crime Tribunal investigation agency completed final investigation report against Jatiya Party former State Minister Syed M Kaiser for his alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during liberation war.They are set to submit the final report to the prosecution on

Hartal underway in Parbatipur

PARBATIPUR, DINAJPUR: The half day hartal, called by Juba Dal and Chhatra Dal, is underway in the upazila on Sunday demanding the punishment of the killer of Juba Dal leader.Picketers put barricade and set fire on various roads of the upazila.Meanwhile, all types shops remained closed and

Jamaat’s hartal underway in Meherpur

MEHERPUR: The half-day hartal, called by Jamaat-e-Islami, is underway in the district on Sunday amid stray incidents of picketing.The party is observing the strike for protesting the killing of Jamaat leader Delwar Hossain and demanding the release of detained leaders-activist during the

Hifazat threatens to besiege secretariat

CHITTAGONG: The Islamic outfit Hefazat-e-Islam has threatened to besiege the secretariat to press home their much-talked-about 13 points demand.The leaders of Islamic outfit came up with the announcement after meeting of Olama-Mashaekh chaired by Hefazat-e-Islam Amir Allama Ahmed Shafi at

12 Shibir men held in city

DHAKA: The members of law enforcement agency held some 12 Shibir activists with 10 cocktails from a house of Mouchak area of the city on Saturday afternoon.Officer-in-Charge of Shahjahanpur Thana Syed Ziauzzaman told banglanews: “Acting on tip off, police conducted a drive and held 12

JL-BCL clash hurt 35 in Laxmipur

LAXMIPUR: At least 35 people were injured in a clash between Juba League (JL) and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) over assaulting a college student in Satarpara-Nandanpur and Sonapur villages under Ramganj upazila on Saturday noon.Locals said Juba league and Chhatra League men locked into

BNP won’t join in plotted polls

DHAKA: Opposition BNP standing committee member Barrister Rafiqul Islam Mia categorically said that his party would not join in the Awami league’s plotted polls without caretaker government.He came up with the assertion while addressing a discussion arranged by Jatiyotabadi Diploma