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Two get life sentences for rape in Lakshmipur

A Lakshmipur court has sentenced two people to life in prison for a 2005 rape in Sadar Upazila. The court has also ordered the state to bear the cost of raising the child born as a result of the rape. ...

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BSF returns two detained Bangladeshis

The two Bangladeshis were trying to enter India illegally Border Security Force (BSF) returned two arrested Bangladeshis to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday. The two arrestees are Manik Roy, 25, son of Kanai Roy, and Gobindo Roy, 28, son ...

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Bangladesh plans to build smart voting system

The Election Commission, or EC, is taking steps to use modern equipment at polling centres as part of smart election management. The EC also discussed sending voting supplies to polling centres on the morning of Election Day to prevent fraud, ...

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Four Nigerians among nine arrested for fraud, trafficking in Dhaka

Police have arrested nine people, including four Nigerian nationals, in Dhaka with alleged links to human trafficking and fraud. A team of detectives detained the suspects during an operation in Uttara and other parts of the capital on Wednesday night, ...

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Saudi Arabia to recruit 3,000 more Bangladeshi workers in 2017

Saudi Arabia will recruit 3,000 more Bangladeshis to work in various sectors in 2017, according to a major recruiter. Eastern Recruitment CEO Fahad Al Sulaim praised Bangladeshi workers and informed Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Golam Mosi of the plans ...

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Man beaten to death in Jhenaidah on suspicion of thievery

A local mob has beaten a suspected thief to death in Jhenaidah, police say. The incident occurred early on Thursday in Kotchandpur Upazila’s Boro Bamondoho village, said Police Inspector Biplob Kumar Saha. The victim has been identified as Farooq Hossain, ...

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Waterlogging disrupts city life

The dwellers of Dhaka city experienced bitter waterlogging due to heavy and very heavy rain triggered by active monsoon. Most of roads and streets of the city submerged due to torrential rainfall since Tuesday night to Wednesday noon, throwing the ...

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Seven murder is unforgivable: AG

Terming the Narayanganj’s seven murder offence unforgivable, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said the exemplary punishment handed down by the trial court in the case should be upheld in the High Court (HC) verdict. The AG told this to the reporters ...

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NSC not allowed interfering in BCB’s authority: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) has disposed an appeal petition filed against an High Court (HC) order that declared the amendment to the constitution of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as illegal. A three-member Appellate Division bench headed by the Chief ...

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4 get life term for murder in Mymensingh

A court in Mymensingh on Wednesday sentenced four people to life term imprisonment for killing a youth in Phulpur upazila in 1993. Additional district and session judge court-2 Justice Mohammad Jahirul Kabir passed the order on Wednesday. The convicts are- ...

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