Thursday, 29 Oct, 2020

Politics

Shahjahan Khan files defamation suit against Daily Inqilab Editor

The Daily Inqilab Editor AMM Bahauddin and another person were sued in a defamation case. Presidium member of ruling Awami League and former shipping minister Shahjahan Khan filed the case with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sayeed on Sunday. The other accused is

UK minister, MPs pay homage to Bangabandhu at London High Commission

Bangladesh High Commission, London on Saturday observed the 45th Martyrdom Anniversary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Mourning Day. Participants including British minister and members of parliament (MPs) paid their profound homage to the

National Mourning Day: PM pays homage to Bangabandhu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday morning paid deep homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 45th death anniversary and the National Mourning Day. She placed floral wreaths at Bangabandhu’s portrait in front of Bangabandhu

3000 extra judicial killings in last 10 years: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said around 3,000 people were victims of extra judicial killing carried out by law enforcing agencies under the incumbent government from January 2009 to December 2019. Moreover, 124 people suffered the same fate from January to June

Cheque forgery: Jubo League leader among 3 held in Sirajganj

The Detective Branch (DB) of Police arrested a local Jubo League leader among three persons from Tarash upazila of Sirajganj on Wednesday afternoon for their alleged involvement with cheque forgery. Bogra DB police made the disclosure at a press briefing at its district head office

Environment Minister Shahab Uddin tests positive for Covid-19

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin has tested positive for coronavirus.  He will soon be admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH), said sources at the ministry on Wednesday. Dipankor Bor, senior information officer at the Ministry of

COVID-19 bulletin needed at least twice a week: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has urged the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to continue broadcasting its health bulletin on the COVID-19 situation at least twice a week. The ruling party general secretary made the call on Wednesday after DGHS

BNP MP Rumeen Farhana tests positive for Covid-19

Rumeen Farhana, BNP’s lone member of parliament from Reserved Women seats, tested positive for coronavirus. Farhana confirmed the matter through a status posted on her verified Facebook page around 12pm on Wednesday. Barrister Rumeen Farhana also urged to the countrymen to

Bangamata sacrificed personal desires for country’s sake: PM 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib set the example of sacrificing personal desires to help Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman work for the country properly. “My mother had no personal demand and never annoyed my

Bangamata’s 90th birth anniversary today 

Today is the 90th 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

Spreading rumors against govt won’t work: Quader

Mentioning that an evil force is active in spreading rumors and propaganda against the government on various issues, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said such efforts would be in vain as the government has strong roots on the soil of this country. Quader, also the

Khorshed Alam Sujan made CCC administrator

Khorshed Alam Sujan, vice president of port city unit Awami League, has been made administrator of Chattogram City Corporation (CCC).  Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Minister Md Tajul Islam confirmed about the appointment at Secretariat on Tuesday (August 04).

Two AL men killed in Patuakhali factional clash 

  PATUAKHALI: Two activists of local Awami League (AL) were killed and several injured as two groups of the party’s local unit clashed over establishing supremacy in Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Ruman Talukder (33),

AL leader hacked to death in Tangail

  TANGAIL: A local Awami League leader was hacked to death by unidentified miscreants in Gopalpur upazila of Tangail on early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Aminul Islam Talukder Nixon, 48, former general secretary of the union Awami League, son of Alauddin Talukder,

Month of mourning begins

  DHAKA: Saturday 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

Sheikh Hasina at helm, India-Bangladesh economic cooperation sets a new milestone

With its per capita GDP racing ahead of Pakistan, Bangladesh has met the criteria for its transition from Least Developed country status by 2024. The start of commercial goods shipments by rail container between India and Bangladesh over the last week is a game changer because it

Tk 2,000cr laundering: Faridpur town AL president held

  Faridpur: Police on Friday arrested Nazmul Islam Khandakar Levi, president of Faridpur town Awami League, in connection with the laundering of Tk 2,000 crore. Members of Kotwali Police Station of Faridpur arrested him from his residence this noon. Faridpur Police Super

Swechchasebak Dal President Shafiul Bari passes away

DHAKA: Jatiyatabadi Swechchasebak Dal President Shafiul Bari Babu died of cancer on early Tuesday (July 28). He was 49. He breathed his last at around 4:00 am while undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital.  Swechchasebak Dal Secretary General Abdul Quader Bhuiyan

President, PM mourn death of AL lawmaker Israfil Alam

DHAKA: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (July 27) expressed profound shock at the death of Israfil Alam MP of Naogaon-6 constituency. In a message of condolence, the President said he entered the political arena through labour politics. He

India-Bangladesh ties based on mutual trust and respect: Jaishankar

DHAKA: Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar on Monday (July 26) highlighted the depth of time tested India-Bangladesh ties, based on mutual trust and respect.  He was addressing a virtual programme as India on Monday handed over 10 broad-gauge diesel locomotives to