Wednesday, 29 Sep, 2021


UP member shot dead in Rangamati

A union parishad member was gunned down by unidentified miscreants at the office of Upazila Nirbahi Officer in Baghaichhari Upazila of Rangamati on Wednesday noon. The deceased was identified as Bijoy Chakma, 40, was a member of ward No-1 of Rupkar union of the upazila. Baghaichhari

Khaleda’s Barapukuria graft case indictment hearing Mar 22

A Dhaka court on Monday set March 22 for the hearing on framing of charges in Barapukuria coal mine graft case filed against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. The hearing was supposed to take place today. Judge Nazrul Islam of Dhaka Special Judge Court-2 passed the order,

Maya’s son sued over gunfire, attack on Mohonpur Parjatan Centre

A lawsuit has been filed against Sajedul Hossain Chowdhury Dipu, elder son of former minister and central Awami League leader Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, for attacking and firing gunshot at Mohonpur Parjatan Centre to capture it. Mohammad Jakir Hossain, manager of the tourism

Govt receives verdict copy of MP Papul’s conviction in Kuwait

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said the government has received the copy of the verdict of Laxmipur-2 MP Mohammad Shahid Islam Papul's conviction in Kuwait in a case filed for money laundering and human trafficking. The minister said it to reporters after attending a program at

HC: Why bail of Papul’s wife, daughter won't be scrapped 

The High Court on Monday issued a rule asking why the bail granted to convicted MP of Laxmipur-2 Kazi Shahid Islam Papul's wife MP Selina Islam and daughter Wafa Islam should not be revoked.    A virtual bench of Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim

Police charge baton on BNP rally at Press Club

Police on Saturday charged baton on the BNP activists at a rally organised in front of National Press Club protesting the government’s decision to strip its founder Ziaur Rahman’s gallantry title of 'Bir Uttam'. The clash started just after the party's standing

Ziaur Rahman's gallantry award to be revoked

Jatiya Muktijoddhya Council (Jamuka) has decided to revoke BNP founder and former president Ziaur Rahman's gallantry title of Bir Uttam. Besides, Jamuka also recommend revoking the gallantry awards of four self-proclaimed killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. They are-

Indictment hearing in Khaleda’s Niko graft case on Feb 16

A Dhaka court on Monday set February 16 to hold a hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of Dhaka Special Judge Court-9 passed the order at the makeshift courtroom at Keraniganj Central Jail.

Jatiya Party MP Jinnah gets bail in graft case

The High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Md Shariful Islam Jinnah, Jatiya Party lawmaker from Bogura-2 constituency, for three weeks in a corruption case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). for concealing wealth information and amassing wealth beyond known source

Tarique Rahman jailed for 2 years

A district court on Thursday sentenced BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman to two years of imprisonment in a case filed for making derogatory remarks on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Judge Amatul Morsheda of Narail Judicial Magistrate Court-2 passed the order with Tk

Moudud Ahmed off to Singapore for treatment

BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed left for Singapore to get medical treatment early hours of Tuesday. Moudud along with his wife Hasna Jasimuddin left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for Singapore at 12:00 am. Confirming the news, BNP chairperson's

Satkhira district AL president Mansur Ahmed passes away

Satkhira district Awami League president and former MP Mansur Ahmed died at a Dhaka hospital on Monday night. He was 72. Mansur, who was a valiant freedom fighter, breathed his last at Bangladesh Specialised Hospital at around 11:20 pm. The veteran Awami League leader tested

Murder attempt on PM Hasina: Appeal verdict on Feb 17

The High Court on Monday set February 17 for delivering its verdict on the death reference and appeals in a case filed over the murder attempt on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Kotalipara, Gopalganj in 2000. The virtual bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md

3rd phase municipality elections underway

Voting in 63 municipalities under third phase municipality elections is underway amid much enthusiasm and fear on Saturday. The voting started around 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break. The Election Commission has taken necessary preparation for holding the

MP Papul jailed for 4 years in Kuwait

A Kuwait court has sentenced Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam Papul to four years' imprisonment on Thursday. The criminal court headed by Counselor Abdullah Al-Othman handed down the verdict on a human trafficking case. It also fined the Bangladeshi lawmaker 1.9 million

AL's Rezaul Karim wins CCC mayoral polls

Ruling Awami League nominated mayoral candidate M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury won the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) elections by a landslide on Wednesday. According to the unofficial election results received from 733 polling centres, out of total 735, Rezaul got 3,69,284 votes while

Youth shot dead, 4 hurt in Ctg city poll violence

A youth was shot to death and four others injured in a clash between the supporters of two rival councillor candidates of Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) election on Wednesday. The elections to CCC began at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break. The incident

Voting in Chattogram city polls underway 

Elections to Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) is underway with ruling Awami League optimistic about victory and BNP proceeding with caution. The voting to the port city and Bangladesh’s economic capital that started at 8am will continue till 4pm, source at Election Commission

Indictment hearing in Khaleda’s Gatco graft case defers to Mar 3

A Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed March 3 to hold a hearing on charge framing in Gatco graft case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and others. Acting Judge Nazrul Islam of the Dhaka Special Judge Court-3 set the date in response to a time plea of the defence. Today was set for

Probe report in rape case against Nur, 5 others on Feb 8

A Dhaka court on Thursday set February 8 for the submission of probe report in a rape case filed against six people, including former vice-president (VP) of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) Nurul Haque Nur. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Begum Yasmin Ara passed the