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Supreme Court rejects review petitions for JaSad leader Kazi Aref murder verdict

National Desk ::  The Supreme Court has rejected review petitions filed by two death row prisoners convicted of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JaSad) leader Kazi Aref Ahmed’s murder. Anwar Hossain and Rashedul Islam Jhontu were sentenced death for the 1999 murder ...

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Five including Biman DGM arrested for gold smuggling

National Desk :: A Deputy General Manager of Bangladesh Biman Airlines is among the five nabbed suspected to be involved in gold smuggling. Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner (North) Sheikh Najmul Alam said that five were picked up from various ...

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4 including Islamia College principal held over RU teacher’s killing

SM Desk :: Four people, including Islamia College’s Principal Humayun Ahmed, have been detained over the killing of Rajshahi University (RU) teacher AKM Shafiul Islam. Ahmed was picked up from Binodpur adjacent to the university campus on Sunday, Matihar police ...

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Shafiul Islam murder : RU teachers boycott classes

SM Desk :: Rajshahi University (RU) teachers have stayed away from classes and tests, protesting the murder of their colleague. They also took out a procession and held a rally on the campus on Sunday, mourning the death. Sociology teacher ...

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NIA team due in Dhaka Monday, says Khan

SM Desk :: India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) team, probing an explosion in West Bengal’s Burdwan town, is due to arrive in Bangladesh on Monday. The team comprising of four members will work together with an intelligence team from Bangladesh, ...

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Tigers snatch series

SM Desk :: Bangladesh have swept the three-match Test series against Zimbabwe 3-0 to register their first ever three-match series win. The tourists were bowled out for 262 while chasing Bangladesh’s massive 448. The hosts won the match by 186 ...

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Jamaat-police clash in Sylhet : Driver shot in

SM Desk :: At least five including the driver of a police vehicle have been injured in a clash between police and Jamaat-e-Islami supporters in Sylhet. Police said activists of Jamaat and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir took out ...

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Khagrachhari blast kills 2 BGB men

SM Desk :: A grenade explosion in Khagrachhari left two members of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) dead and four others injured on Sunday. Khagrachhari police OC Mizanur Rahman said that the explosion happened in the morning during a regular ...

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Bangladesh inflation continues to fall

SM Desk :: Bangladesh’s inflation continues falling on the back of a drop in international fuel and food prices. The annual inflation dropped for the third consecutive month to 6.6 percent in October this year from 6.84 percent of September. ...

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Nisha Biswal due in Dhaka this month

SM Desk :: Washington’s South-Asia point person Nisha Desai Biswal is coming to Dhaka. Her schedule has not been fixed yet, but the US embassy in Dhaka has given an initial schedule, indicating she will be here in last week ...

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