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Tarique, Fakhrul among 6 sued on mugging charge

Tarique Rahman and Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Dhaka, May 5 : BNP Acting Chairperson Tarique Rahman and Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and four other leaders were accused in a case filed on charge of mugging and causing fear. ...

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Ganoforum gets new committee; Montu loses GS post

Reza Kibria new general secretary Dhaka, May 5 : A 111-member new committee of Ganoforum was formed dropping Mostafa Mohsin Montu from the post of party general secretary. Dr Kamal Hossain was reelected Ganoforum’s president while Reza Kibria made its ...

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Dutch envoy for branding Bangladesh with impressive elements

‘Please, keep the doors wide open for int’l cooperation’ Photo : Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh Harry Verweij interacts with diplomatic reporters at ‘DCAB Talk’ in Dhaka on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Dhaka, May 5 : The Netherlands has laid emphasis ...

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Cyclone Fani: More than 1,000 Bangladesh homes destroyed

The cyclone was downgraded to a depression as it swept north-eastwards from India into Bangladesh on Saturday, but was still powerful enough to submerge dozens of villages on the low lying coast. Gusts of up to 70km/h (43mph) were registered. ...

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Voting underway in Mymensingh City polls

Mymensingh, May 5 : Voters are exercising their franchise in the maiden election to Mymensingh City Corporation on Sunday. But only councilors will be elected through voting as the lone mayoral candidate has already been elected unopposed. The voting began ...

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GM Quader to be acting JaPa chairman in Ershad’s absence

Dhaka, May 5 : As he cannot carry out party activities due to his illness, Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Saturday night appointed his younger brother GM Quader as the party acting chairman. In an organisational instruction, he also ...

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16 die in 2 days as Fani hits Bangladesh

Photo: Cyclone ‘Fani’ ravages houses in Bhola early Saturday. Dhaka, May 4 : At least 16 people, including two children, were killed and dozens others injured on Friday and Saturday as cyclonic storm Fani has unleashed its weak force on ...

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PBI to submit charge sheet of Nusrat murder this month

Investigation into Alim-examinee Nusrat murder case is likely to come to an end soon. “We will submit the charge sheet before court any day of this month”, said Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) chief DIG Banaj Kumar Majumder on Saturday ...

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PM offers ‘shukria’ as Fani causes no big damage

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in London on an official visit, has offered ‘shukria’ as no massive damage took place after the cyclonic storm Fani hit Bangladesh, due to the blessings of the almighty Allah. “No report of major damages ...

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Shimul Biswas freed on bail

Dhaka, May 4 : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s special assistant Shamsur Rahman Shimul Biswas was released from jail on bail on Saturday, nearly 15 months after his arrest. Shimul walked out of Narsingdi Jail around 12:15pm as his bail order ...

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