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Biman cancels 2 more hajj flights

 Biman Bangladesh Airlines cancelled two hajj flights among the five scheduled for Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia Thursday (August 10). The flights—BG-1055, BG-3055–were scheduled to leave here at 07:25am and 04:00pm respectively. In a press release sent to , Biman ...

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CJ welcomes criticism on 16th amendment verdict

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has welcomed the criticism on the Supreme Court verdict that scrapped the sixteenth amendment to the constitution. However, he also said that if anybody goes beyond the constructive criticism then judiciary will be affected. The ...

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BNP concerned over Cabinet’s stance on 16th Amendment verdict

The BNP has expressed concern over the Cabinet’s stance about the verdict of the 16th Amendment to the Constitution. The party alleged that the government has taken position against the judiciary through opposing the verdict. BNP’s senior leaders expressed the ...

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Khaleda gets permanent bail in Orphanage case

The High Court on Wednesday (Aug 9) has granted permanent bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case filed by the ACC. An HC bench comprising Justices M Enayetur Rahim and Shahidul Karim passed the ...

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World largest Burn Institute in Dhaka in 2018

Bangladesh is set to open the largest Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute in the world in 2018. The institute will be named after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who will inaugurate it in September 2018. Health minister Mohammad Nasim made the ...

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Man held with fire arms, Yaba in Cox’s Bazar

Detective Branch of police detained a Rohingya man with fire arms and Yaba pills from Fisheries Ghat area of the district town on Thursday noon. The detainee is identified as Mohammad Abdullah, 55. District DB police OC Monirul Islam said ...

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Helicopter at Kashimpur jail boundary: Passengers released

 Gazipur: The passengers including three Malaysian nationals and a Bangladeshi were released after a helicopter carrying them landed in Kashimpur central jail area in Gazipur on Thursday. After primary interrogation, the jail authority released them around 1:30pm. Kashimpur High Security ...

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U.S. mission in Dhaka closed on Aug 14

 The American Embassy, including the Consular Section and the Public Affairs Section with the Archer K Blood American Centre Library and the Student Advising Centre, will remain closed on August 14 on the occasion of Janmashtami. In a press release, ...

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‘Despite disagreement we respect verdict’

Law Minister Anisul Haque has said we have disagreement but we respect the verdict of the Supreme Court on the Sixth Amendment. The reasons under which the Appellate Division rejected the sixteenth amendment that are not acceptable, the minister said. ...

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2 killed in Natore road crash

At least two persons were killed and two injured in a collision between a bus and pickup van in the district’s Ekdala area on Wednesday midnight. The deceased were identified as Rezaul (35), assistant of the pickup van driver, and ...

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