Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020

Politics

Three MPs spark controversy

DHAKA: Three lawmakers have sparked off controversy for their alleged involvement in money laundering, extortion and woman persecution. While the government is busy with various initiatives to protect people's lives and livelihood during the coronavirus pandemic, the trio is being

Hanif leaves for Canada

DHAKA: Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub Ul Alam Hanif left for Canada by a flight of Qatar Airways on earlier Saturday.   The Awami League leader will visit Canada to meet his wife, two sons and other relatives including his ailing elder brother Rabiul Alam.  Hanif’s

Mohammed Nasim’s seat declared vacant

DHAKA:  The parliament secretariat has declared Sirajganj-1 constituency vacant as veteran Awami League leader and also spokesperson of 14-party alliance Mohammed Nasim has recently passed away. A gazette notification, in this regard, was published on Wednesday, said Senior secretary

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi tests coronavirus positive 

DHAKA: Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday (June 17). The minister will take admission in Evercare Hospital (former Apollo Hospitals) in the capital for treatment, said Public relations officer of the ministry Abdul Latif

Bobby Hajjaj for damaging Bangladesh-India relations

Bobby Hajjaj, a self-proclaimed politician suffering from an identity crisis, has engaged in a deep-rooted conspiracy to damage friendly relations between Bangladesh and India. Hajjaj, son of war criminal and controversial businessman Moosa Bin Shamsher, has been continuously issuing

Ex-chief whip Abdus Shahid tests Covid-19 positive

DHAKA: Former chief whip Md Abdus Shahid has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday (June 16). Awami League MP Shahid of Moulvibazar-4 constituency has been admitted to Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in Dhaka MP’s personal secretary Ahad Md Sayeed Haider

Bobby Hajjaj conspires against govt

The self-proclaimed politician Bobby Hajjaj, the son of controversial businessman Moosa Bin Shamsher, has emerged as the vocal critic of the government with an ulterior motive. According to sources, his actions and biting remarks on facebook and other digital platforms against myriad

Kamran to be remained alive with his works: PM

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (June 15) has condoled the death of former Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran. In a condolence message, Sheikh Hasina, also Awami League President, has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the demise of her party’s

Former Sylhet city mayor Kamran passes away 

SYLHET: Former Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran died while undergoing treatment for coronavirus (Covid-19) at a city hospital early Monday.  He breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka at 2:45am, his APS Badrul Islam told Banglanews.

Abdullah was tested soldier of Bangabandhu’s ideology: PM 

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has condoled the death of State Minister for Religious Affairs and 1971 Liberation War veteran Advocate Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah. In a condolence message, she has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the overnight demise of Abdullah, also religious

Dead State Minister Abdullah tests coronavirus positive

DHAKA: State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Md Abdullah, who died in a city hospital on Saturday night, had been infected with the coronavirus (Covid-19). Public relations officer at the ministry of religious affairs Anwar Hossain confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Sunday

Mohammed Nasim laid to rest

DHAKA: Awami League Presidium member and former health minister Mohammed Nasim was laid to eternal rest this morning (June 14). He was buried at the Banani Graveyard at 10: 57 following two namaj-e-janazas - first at the Sobhanbagh Masjid and second one at Banani graveyard mosque.

I’ve lost a trustworthy co-warrior: PM

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday (June 13) condoled the death of Awami League presidium member and spokesperson of central 14-party Mohammd Nasim. In a condolence message, she expressed deep shock and sorrow at the demise of the Awami League lawmaker from Sirajganj-1

Mohammed Nasim passes away 

DHAKA: Former Health Minister and also Awami League presidium member Mohammed Nasim lost the battle for life in a city hospital after nearly eight days’ treatment. He breathed his last around 11 am on Saturday (June 13) at the intensive care unit (ICU) of Bangladesh Specialized

MP Moslem Uddin, 9 other members of family test Covid positive

CHATTOGRAM: Moslem Uddin Ahmed, a Member of Parliament (MP) from Chattogram-8 constituency, among 10 members of his family, have tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19). District Civil Surgeon Dr Fazle Rabbi confirmed the matter ot Banglanews on Thursday (June 11). He said a

Efforts underway to take Nasim to Singapore

DHAKA: Efforts are underway to take the former Health Minister and Awami League presidium member Mohammed Nasim to Singapore for better treatment. Foreign ministry and Bangladesh High Commission, Singapore are working jointly to get him admitted in Mount Elezabeth hospital. Awami

Tough decision if infections increase in 2nd phase

DHAKA: The government would take tougher action if the cases of coronavirus infection increase in the second phase due to unawareness, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday (June 10). He said: "If the virus infections will continue to rise in the second

Nasim tests Covid negative, efforts on to take him abroad

DHAKA: Former Health Minister Mohammed Nasim, who is undergoing treatment at the incentive care unit of Bangladesh Specialized Hospital at Shyamoli in Dhaka, tested negative for coronavirus in the second test. Now efforts are on to take him abroad for advanced treatment, said Awami

Corona infected Kamran shifted to CMH

SYLHET: Former Sylhet City Corporation mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran has been shifted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) for advanced medical treatment of coronavirus (Covid-19). A Bangladesh Air Force helicopter, carrying him, landed in Dhaka on Sunday night. Later he was taken

Sahara Khatun undergoes treatment in city hospital

DHAKA: Former Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun and presidium member of Awami League is undergoing treatment at the United Hospital in the capital. She admitted in the hospital several days ago with fever, allergy and old-age related complications. Office Secretary of Awami