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PM reaffirms BD’s support to Palestinian cause

National Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reiterated Bangladesh’s support to independent Palestine state, saying the brotherly country enjoysa special place in the hearts of the people of Bangladesh. She came up with the remarks when visiting Secretary General of the Fatah Movement and President of Palestine Football Association and Olympic Committee General Jibril Rajoub paid a courtesy ...

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Nation observes one-minute blackout marking Genocide Day

National Desk : The nation observed a one-minute blackout on Sunday night commemorating the brutalities and cowardly attacks carried out by the Pakistani occupation forces on the unarmed Bangalees on the black night of March 25 in 1971. People across the country kept their lights off for one minute from 9pm. However, the government did not suspend the power supply. ...

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HSC question set 30 min before exams

Mirror Desk : The government will decide question sets of the upcoming Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations 30 minutes before the tests in a bid to prevent question paper leak. “Education board will decide the question sets 30-minute prior to the exams through lottery,” Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid came up with the announcement at press conference ...

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Taposh resigns from Bangabandhu Awami Ainjibi Parishad

Staff Correspondent : Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has tendered his resignation as the member secretary of Bangabandhu Awami Ainjibi Parishad taking responsibility for “organisational defeat” in the recently held Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election. Taposh submitted the resignation letter to the office of the general secretary of Awami Leagueyesterday, said Advocate Yusuf Hossain Humayun, convener of Bangabandhu Awami Ainjibi ...

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Severing baby’s head during cesarean: Civil surgeon, 6 doctors summoned 

Comilla Correspondent : The High Court on Sunday summoned the Civil Surgeon of Comilla and six other physicians to appear before it on April 4 to place their explanation over a faulty cesarean operation when doctors cut the baby’s head off. An HC bench of Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice AKM Zahirul Hoque passed the order in a suo moto ...

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Jubo League activist shot dead in Ctg

Chittagong Correspondent : A Jubo League activist was shot to death by miscreants at Purbobhujpur Mirerkhilbari in Fatikchhari upazila in the port city on early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Harun, 35, son of late Hossain Ahmed of the village. He was actively involved in Jubo League politics for long, locals said. Bhujpur Police Station officer-in-charge (investigation) Helal Uddin ...

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Man to die for killing auto-rickshaw driver in Gazipur

Gazipur Correspondent : A court here on Sunday convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing the driver of an auto-rickshaw at Gozari forest in Hatiyab area of the city in 2013. The court fined the condemned convict, Md Nayeem alias Nayeem, 27, son of Md Abdul Gafur of Chatar (ATI Gate) area of the city corporation,  Tk 10,000. ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina  hands over Independence Award-2018

Dhaka Office : Eighteen distinguished personalities have been given the ‘Swadhinata Padak-2018’ (Independence Award), the highest civilian honour of the country, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to their respective fields. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday handed over the award to the recipients at a function organised by the Cabinet Division at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the city. The ...

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Bangladesh to stage one-minute blackout remembering black night

Mirror Desk : The country is set to stage a one-minute blackout from 9:00 to 9:01 pm today recalling the horror of the March 25, 1971 black night when the Pakistanis launched genocide on Bangladesh soil. “We expect people in every household to join the programme by switching off their electricity during the one minute demonstration,” State Minister for Power, ...

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