Thursday, 05 Aug, 2021


‘Dorji Monir’ placed on 4-day remand

A Dhaka court placed Monir Khan alias Dorji Monir, president of so called ‘Bangladesh Jananetri Sheikh Hasina Parishad’, on a 4-day remand on Wednesday. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Dhiman Chandra Mandal passed the order as police produced Dorji Monir before the court and

Unauthorised Vaccination in Patiya: Medical Technologist Rabiul Suspended

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) suspended the accused Medical Technologist Rabiul Hossain for his alleged involvement in the unauthorised early vaccination at Patiya upazila at the behest of Whip and lawmaker Shamsul Haque Chowdhury. DGHS Director General (DG) Dr AKM

Two associates of Helena Jahangir held

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two associates of suspended member of an Awami League subcommittee Helena Jahangir. The arrestees are Hajera Khatun and Sanaullah Nuree.  They were arrested from Dhaka’s Gabtoli area on Monday night. ASP ANM Imran Khan, Senior

Whip Shamsul Haque unlawfully launches early vaccination in Patiya 

Jatiya Sangsad whip and lawmaker from Patiya upazila Shamsul Haque Chowdhury has launched vaccination programme in Shovandandi union eight days prior to the scheduled date unlawfully. He resorted to indiscriminate vaccination in his area at Shovandandi union of Patiya upazila in

Month of mourning begins Sunday

Sunday is the first day of the Month of Mourning. In this month in 1975, people of Bangladesh lost the greatest son of the soil and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On the fateful night of August 15 in 1975, some over ambitious disgruntled army officers killed

Helena Jahangir now sued for running IPTV channel illegally 

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) filed another case Helena Jahangir, a businessperson turned politician, for running an IPTV channel illegally. Sub-inspector Idris Ali of RAb-4 filed the case with Pallabi Police Station last night under Telecommunications Act for operating "Joyjatra

Sajeeb Wazed Joy's 51st birthday today

Today is the 51st birthday of Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her information and communication technology (ICT) affairs adviser. He was born to nuclear scientist MA Wazed Miah and Bangabandhu’s eldest daughter Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka amid the Liberation

Jubo League leader Badiul distributes sports, safety equipment in Patiya

Jubo League central joint-general secretary Muhammad Badiul Alam has distributed safety and sports equipment among the youths of Kolagaon union of Patiya upazila of Chattogram. He also highlighted various development activities of the government and underscored the need for raising

Khaleda Zia receives Moderna Covid-19 vaccine 

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia received the first dose of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. She took the vaccine shot at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in the city’s Mohakhali area around 4:00pm. Later, her medical team member and BNP vice-chairman Dr AZM

Khaleda Zia to receive Covid-19 vaccine in afternoon 

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will receive Covid-19 vaccine today (Monday). Shairul Kabir Khan, a member of the BNP chief's press wing, confirmed the matter to Banglanews. Khaleda Zia, who registered for the vaccine on July 8, will receive the vaccine at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver

Narendra Modi: India PM announces his biggest cabinet reshuffle

Indian PM Narendra Modi has inducted 36 new ministers into his government in the biggest cabinet reshuffle since he came to power in 2014. At least 12 cabinet members, including IT and health ministers, resigned ahead of the reshuffle to make way for their colleagues. The new

India: Health Minister, Education Minister Among Exits Ahead Of Cabinet Reshuffle

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Health Ashwini Chaube both resigned today, hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet reshuffle. Along with Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, these are the biggest casualties of the mega government

Whip Shamsul, five others face travel ban

A travel ban has been issued against six corrupt suspects, including Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, so that they cannot flee the country amid the investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission into their ‘illegal’ wealth. A Dhaka court has issued the ban after an ACC

Attack on Hasina's motorcade: SC stays bail of 7 convicts

The Supreme Court on Monday (June 21) stayed the High Court orders that granted bail to seven convicts in a case filed over the attack on motorcade of the then opposition leader and current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Satkhira in 2002. A bench of the Appellate Division headed by

Patiya not safe under leadership of whip Shamsul, his family: Nasir

Mohammad Nasir, cultural affairs secretary of Chattogram City South Awami League and former vice-president of BGMEA, said the soil of Patiya is not safe under leadership of Jatiya Sangsad Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, his son Nazmul Karim Chowdhury Sharun and other family members. He

Khaleda Zia returns to Gulshan residence from hospital

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has returned to her Gulshan residence from the Evercare Hospital on Saturday night. Syrul Kabir Khan, an official of Khaleda's press wing, informed the development to the press. Khaleda Zia had been receiving corona and post-corona treatment at

BNP leader Nipun Roy gets bail from High Court 

The High Court on Wednesday granted BNP central executive committee member Nipun Roy Chowdhury bail in two cases filed for plotting subversive activities.     The HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Mohammad Ali passed the order after hearing the bail

War crimes accused ex-MP MA Hannan dies

Former MP of Mymensingh-7 (Trishal) constituency MA Hannan died of old age complications early Tuesday. He was 86. He breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) while undergoing treatment around 5.15 am. Mahbubul Islam, jailer of Dhaka Central Jail,

HC asks govt to submit Khaleda Zia’s birthday document

The High Court has directed the authorities concerned to submit documents determining genuine death of birth of BNP chief Khaleda Zia within 60 days. A Division Bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Sardar Md Rashed Jahangir issued the order on Sunday. The court

Hefajat announces 33-member committee

A 33-member new committee of Hefajat-e-Islam was announced on Monday, dropping all leaders involved allegedly in violent protests at different parts of the country from March 25 to 28.         The convening committee member secretary Nurul Islam made the