Monday, 27 Sep, 2021

Politics

Patiya Jubo League marks Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary 

Patiya Jubo League-led by organisation’s central joint-general secretary Muhammad Badiul Alam has observed gruesome August 21 grenade attack anniversary. Leaders and activists of Awami League, Patiya Jubo League, Chhatra League and other front organisations of the party

AL pays tribute to August 21 grenade attack victims

The Awami League has paid tribute to the victims of August 21 grenade attack by placing wreaths at a makeshift memorial built in front of Awami League’s central office on Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka. On behalf of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, party

Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary today 

The 17th anniversary of the deadly terror attack on an Awami League public rally on August 21 in 2004 was observed across the country. The attack, targeting to kill the then opposition leader and now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other party leaders, was carried out during the role

Hefazat amir Junayed Babunagari passes away

Junayed Babunagari, amir of Hefazat-e-Islam, passed away at hospital in Chattogram on Thursday afternoon. He was 67. He breathed his last around 12:30pm while undergoing treatment at CSCR Hospital. Hefazat spokesperson Munir Ahmed confirmed the news. Babunagari was taken to the

Khaleda Zia receives 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia received second dose of coronavirus or Covid-19 vaccine at Sheikh Russel Gastroliver Institute and Hospital at Mohakhali in the capital on Wednesday. She received the first dose of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on July 19. On April 11, the 76-year-old BNP

3 cases filed over BNP-police clash at Chandrima Udyan

Three cases have been lodged with Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station in the capital over Tuesday's clash between police and BNP men at Chandrima Udyan. Police filed a case while Metro Rail Authorities filed two others on Tuesday night, said OC Jane Alam Munshi. In the case filed

BNP's Khandaker Mahbub tests positive for COVID-19

BNP Vice Chairman Adv Khandaker Mahbub Hossain has tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of Ever Care Hospital in the capital. Khandaker Mahbub's junior colleague Adv Mahbubur Rahman Dulal confirmed the matter. Khandaker

Police, BNP clash at Chandrima Udyan

Activists of BNP and police personnel clashed at Chandrima Udyan in Dhaka when the party people thronged there for placing wreaths at the grave of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman. Several BNP activists were injured as the police hurled tear gas shells at them, said Dhaka North unit BNP

'Dorji Monir' sent to jail

A Dhaka court sent to jail Monir Khan alias Dorji Monir, president of so-called ‘Bangladesh Jananetri Sheikh Hasina Parishad’, in a fraud and extortion case. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Saiduzzaman Sharif issued the order on Monday. Police produced the accused before

Bangamata’s 91st birth anniversary today 

Today is the 91st birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Born on August 8 in 1930 at Tungipara village in Gopalganj, she was killed brutally by the assassins of Father of the Nation on August 15 in

‘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