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It’s challenge to defeat ‘monstrous regime’, says Fakhrul

Photo: BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks at a grand rally of lawyers on Saturday. Dhaka, Nov 17 : BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said they have taken the 11th parliamentary elections as a challenge to defeat the current government together with people through a vote revolution. “When we can’t stand anywhere, express our ...

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BSS Managing Editor Shahriar Shahid dies

Dhaka, Nov 17 : Shahriar Shahid, Managing Editor of the official news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS), passed away at a city hospital on Saturday. Shahriar, who had been undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital, breathed his last there around 1:45pm, family sources said. The BSS senior journalist had long been suffering from kidney complications. President Abdul Hamid expressed deep shock ...

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669 children killed, 39 maimed in Myanmar in 14 months: UN

‘Rohingyas shouldn’t be forcibly returned’ Dhaka, Nov 17 : The United Nations has said some 669 children were reported killed, 39 maimed in Myanmar and a large majority of them were Rohingyas. Spokesman for the UN Secretary‑General Stephane Dujarric came up with the data flagging a new report by the Secretary‑General on Children and Armed Conflict that has found that ...

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Clinic owner in Gopalganj lands in jail

Mobile court sentences a clinic owner to three months’ jail for conducting cesarean section without any doctor and nurse at his clinic in Kotalipara upazila on Friday, November 16, 2018. Gopalganj, Nov 17 : A mobile court here on Friday sentenced a clinic owner to three months’ jail for conducting cesarean section without any doctor and nurse at his clinic ...

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Maulana Bhasani’s 42nd death anniv today

Dhaka, Nov 17 : The 42nd death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, is being observed Today (Saturday) with due respect. Bhasani, popularly known as ‘Majlum Jananeta’, the leader of the downtrodden, passed away on November 17, 1976. Different social organisations and political parties have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day in a ...

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UN adopts resolution on HR situation in Myanmar

It’ll help ensure sustainable rehabilitation of Rohingyas, hopes int’l community Photo: UN General Assembly in New York adopts a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. Dhaka, Nov 17 : The third committee of the UN General Assembly in New York has adopted a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. A total of 142 countries ...

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Nipun Roy, 6 others remanded over Nayapaltan clash

BNP National Executive Committee member Nipun Roy Chowdhury. File photo Dhaka, Nov 16 : A court here on Friday placed BNP National Executive Committee member Nipun Roy Chowdhury and six other party men on a five-day remand in a case filed over Wednesday’s clash between BNP men and police. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Sikder granted the remand when Inspector of ...

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Oikyafront still not clear who’s its PM candidate as leaders meet editors

Photo: Jatiya Oikyafront leaders at a views-exchange meeting with the editors of print media at a city hotel on Friday, Nov 16, 2018. Dhaka, Nov 16 : Though the alliance is set to enter the election race, Jatiya Oikyafront leaders on Friday could not clear who will be the prime minister if it wins the next general election. While exchanging ...

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Equal opportunity for all parties: EC Secretary

Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed said equal opportunity will be arranged to all political parties. Election commissioner Begum Kabita Khanam said to all parties to remove all posters, banners, festoons  and placards within 12 am on November 18.   Action will be taken if they do not remove its within fixed time, she said   They came up with ...

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4 petrol bombs, 6 crude bombs seized in Faridpur

Police recovers four petrol bombs and six crude bombs in Saltha upazila on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Faridpur, Nov 16 : Police recovered four petrol bombs and six crude bombs from a car near a house in Saltha upazila on Thursday night. Delwar Hossain Khan, officer-in-charge of Saltha Police Station, said  a team of police recovered the petrol bombs and ...

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