Saturday, 02 Jul, 2022

Politics

Indictment hearing in two cases against Khaleda July 21

A Dhaka court today set July 21 for holding indictment hearing on two cases, one for observing fake birthday on National Mourning Day and another for stigmatizing the War of Liberation, filed against BNP chairperson and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia. Today (June 30) was the date

PM mourns Nirmal Ranjan Guha's death

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today (June 29) expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Bangladesh Awami Swechchhasebak League President Nirmal Ranjan Guha. In a message of condolence, she said, "Nirmal Ranjan Guha was a tested worker of the

Swechasebak League President Nirmal Ranjan Guha passes away

Bangladesh Awami Swechasebak League President Nirmal Ranjan Guha has passed away. He breathed his last at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore Wednesday morning. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condoled the death and prayed for salvation of the departed soul. She expressed deep

All thana, ward Swechasebak League committees in Dhaka dissolved

All thana and ward unit committees of Dhaka City North and South Awami Swechasebak League, an associate body and the volunteer wing of the Bangladesh Awami League, have been dissolved. The central leaders in charge of the North and South city units would soon take initiative to form a

Say no to drugs to build healthy society, skilled manpower: Helal Akbar Chowdhury Babar 

Helal Akbar Chowdhury Babar, former deputy finance secretary of the Central Juba League urged all to say no to drugs in building a healthy society and skilled manpower.  He made this remark while addressing an anti-drug rally organized by Nandankanan Club at Chattogram on June 26

Raushan Ershad returns home from Thailand 

Leader of the opposition in parliament Raushan Ershad has returned home from Bangkok today (June 27) after nearly seven and a half months’ stay there for medical treatment. Raushan Ershad reached Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12:10 pm on Monday, party sources said.

Kader Siddiqui, Zafrullah attend Padma Bridge's opening ceremony

President of Krishak Sramik Janata League Abdul Kader Siddiqui and founder of Gonoshasthaya Kendra Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury today joined the inaugural ceremony of the Multipurpose Padma Bridge. The inaugural ceremony started at 10:00am at the Mawa point with Cabinet Secretary Khandokar

Sheikh Hasina asks Khaleda Zia to visit Padma Bridge

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (June 25) invited BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to visit the Padma Bridge. The Prime Minister made the call at a rally of Awami League at Jazira point after inaugurating the much-expected Padma Bridge on Saturday. Sheikh Hasina said, “People of

Khaleda Zia returns home today

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is returning home today from the capital’s Evercare Hospital after treatment for 13 days. Khaleda was admitted in the hospital with various health complications, including cardiac ones, reports our correspondent. Personal physician of BNP chief Dr

Raushan Ershad to return home June 27

Opposition Leader Raushan Ershad will return home on June 27 after receiving treatment in Thailand. Md Mamun Hahan, secretary of Raushon Ershad, confirmed this information. Raushan Ershad will arrive in country on July 27 after receiving treatment.  She will fly for home at

BNP won’t join Padma Bridge inaugural ceremony: Fakhrul

BNP has decided not to join the inauguration programme of the Padma Bridge because of an earlier alleged threat to the life of its chairperson Khaleda Zia.  BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir made the remarks at a press conference at the chairperson’s

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on AL's founding anniversary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid glowing tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 73rd founding anniversary of the ruling Awami League (AL). She paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation at

AL to celebrate 73rd founding anniversary tomorrow

Bangladesh’s ruling party Awami League (AL) will be celebrating its 73rd founding anniversary on Thursday (June 23).  Established in 1949 as Awami Muslim League at Rose Garden in the capital's old part of the day and later the party was appeared as Bangladesh Awami

7 BNP leaders invited to join Padma Bridge inaugural ceremony

The government invited seven leaders of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to join the inauguration ceremony of the much-awaited Padma Bridge, scheduled to be held on June 25. Dulal Chandra Sutradhar, a deputy secretary of the Bridges Division of the road transport and

Khaleda Zia granted permanent bail in defamation cases

The High Court (HC) today (June 16) has granted permanent bail to Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two defamation cases. The BNP chairperson will remain on bail until the end of the cases’ procedures. The bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain and

Khaleda Zia shifted to cabin from CCU 

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is currently undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the city, was shifted to a cabin from the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) on Wednesday (June 15). The former prime minister was shifted to the cabin from the CCU around 1:10 pm.  BNP

Khaleda Zia’s health condition not ‘stable’

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s health condition remains unstable and she is in CCU (Coronary Care Unit) of the Evercare hospital in the capital. Khaleda’s condition is not good yet. However, we can’t make any comment before 72 hours. Only

Khaleda indictment hearing in coal mine graft case Sept 25 

A Dhaka court on Monday set September 25 for the hearing on charge framing in the Barapukuria coal mine graft case against BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and six others. The court fixed the afresh date following a plea filed by Khaleda's lawyer as Begum Zia could not appear

Khaleda Zia under doctors' observation for 72 hours 

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia will remain under close observation of doctors for 72 hours as she has two additional blockages in her blood vessels and other health complications at Dhaka’s Evercare Hospital.  BNP Chairperson’s personal physician Professor AZM Zahid

BNP's rally at Press Club for Khaleda's overseas treatment

BNP leaders and activists are holding a rally in front of Jatiya Press Club on Sunday (June 12) demanding the party chairperson Khaleda Zia's advanced treatment abroad. They started the rally at 10 am suspending vehicular movement on the road. Dhaka Metropolitan South and North