Wednesday, 29 Sep, 2021

Politics

Defamation case against Sayeed Khokon rejected

A Dhaka court has rejected a defamation case filed against former Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Baki Billah issued the order as plaintiff Kazi Anisur Rahman did not appear in the court on Tuesday. Plaintiff of another case

Hasanul Haq Inu tests positive for Covid-19

Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) President and lawmaker Hasanul Haq Inu has tested positive for with coronavirus. JSD sources confirmed the matter on Monday evening. According to party sources, Inu has been diagnosed with the deadly virus infection a week ago, but his health condition

Quader Mirza wins mayoral race again

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader’s brother Abdul Quader Mirza has won mayoral race again in the Basurhat municipality of Noakhali. He earned the landslide victory in the 2nd phase municipality polls held on January 16 (Saturday). According to District

BCL activist dies from stab injuries in Chattogram

An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) succumbed to injuries after being stabbed by rivals in Chattogram's Bakalia area on Friday morning. Ashikur Rahman Rohit, first-year student of MES College and a resident of DC Road under Bakalia police station of the port city, died

Ex-MP Amzad Hossain Sarker dies of Covid-19

Former MP and mayoral candidate of Saidpur municipality election Amzad Hossain Sarker dies from coronavirus infections at a Dhaka hospital on Thursday morning. He breathed his last at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital around 6:30 am while undergoing treatment. He was suffering from

JP chairman GM Quader contracts Covid-19

Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. The party issued a press release in this regard on Thursday. The release said Quader is doing well and receiving treatment at home isolation on doctor's recommendation. However, he is not experiencing

Jhenaidah councillor candidate found dead 

Police recovered the body of a ward councillor candidate in Shailakupa upazila of Jhenaidah on early Thursday, few hours after the brother of his opponent AL candidate was stabbed to death allegedly by rivals. The body of Alamgir Hossain Babu, an independent councillor candidate of

Taposh for withdrawing defamation cases against Khokon

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Tuesday said he asked the two plaintiffs to withdraw the defamation cases filed against his predecessor Sayeed Khokon. He said this at a press conference held at Nagar Bhaban marking the Sakrain festival. Taposh

Khaleda’s Barapukuria graft case indictment hearing Feb 22

A Dhaka court on Tuesday set February 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 AHM Ruhul Imran of Dhaka Special Judge Court-2 passed the

Sayedee, 5 others indicted for embezzling Zakat fund

A Dhaka court has framed charges against six people, including convicted Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee, in a case filed for embezzling the Zakat fund of Islamic Foundation. Judge Sayeda Hosneara of Special Judge's Court-1 of Dhaka framed the charges at the makeshift

Ex-minister Khaledur Rahman Tito dies

Former minister and Awami League leader Khaledur Rahman Tito passed away at the age of 76 in Jashore on Sunday morning. He breathed his last at Jashor’s Combined Military Hospital around 10:30 am while undergoing treatment. Khaledur Rahman Tito's cousin Mustaq Hossain

Bangabandhu homecoming day celebrated

The historic Homecoming Day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been observed in the country today (January 10). The supreme commander of the country's Liberation War Bangabandhu returned liberated Bangladesh via London and New Delhi on January 10 in 1972,

Sheikh Hasina’s glorious 12 years in office

The ruling Awami League has completed 12 consecutive years of office, setting a milestone of success in all development indexes and resulting in Bangladesh’s emergence as a role model of development in the world. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s dynamic leadership, prudence,

Barrister Moudud Ahmed’s condition deteriorates

The condition of BNP Standing Committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed has deteriorated. BNP chairperson’s press wing member Shairul Kabir Khan said it on Tuesday afternoon. Shairul said Barrister Moudud Ahmed was admitted to the coronary care unit (CCU) of Evercare Hospital on

Irfan Salim secures bail in two cases filed by RAB

A Dhaka court on Tuesday granted ad-interim bail to Irfan Salim, son of Dhaka-7 lawmaker and Awami League leader Haji Salim, in two cases filed under the narcotics control and arms acts. Additional District Magistrate of Dhaka Bhaskar Debnath Bappi passed the order following appeals

Indictment hearing in Khaleda’s Niko graft case on Jan 19

A Dhaka court on Tuesday set January 19 to hold a hearing on charge framing in Niko graft case against BNP chairperson Begum 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.

AL starts selling nomination forms for 4th phase municipal polls 

The ruling Awami League started distribution of the party’s nomination papers on Tuesday among mayoral aspirants to contest in the fourth phase elections to 56 municipalities slated for February 14.  Awami League Office Secretary Barrister Biplob Barua made the disclosure

BCL celebrates 73rd founding anniversary

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has celebrated its 73rd founding anniversary through arranging various programmes on Monday. BCL, the largest student organisation of the country having glorious heritage of struggle and success, came into being on January 4 in 1948 under the leadership

BNP vice-chairman Mir Nasir gets bail

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday granted ad-interim bail to BNP vice-chairman Mir Mohammad Nasir Uddin, who was jailed for 13 years in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).  A virtual appeal bench, chaired by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain,

BNP leader Moudud Ahmed hospitalised

BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed has been admitted to Coronery Care Unit (CCU) of Evercare Hospital in Dhaka. BNP chairperson's press wing member Shairul Kabir Khan confirmed the information to media. Moudud, former law minister of BNP regime, had been