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War crimes: Ex-addl IGP Oahidul sent to jail

  Dhaka Office : The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Wednesday sent former Additional Inspector General of Police Oahidul Haque to jail in a case filed for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation war. A two-member bench of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) led by Justice Amir Hossain passed the order when police produced him before the tribunal today. Earlier ...

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BNP forms human chain for Khaleda’s release

Dhaka Office : As part of its seven-day political programme, BNP has formed a human chain in the city demanding its chairperson Khaleda Zia’s release from jail. Leaders and activists of the party form the human chain around 10:15am on Wednesday in front of the Party’s Naya Paltan Central Office. Followers holding banners, festoons and placard were chanting different slogans ...

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Hamid set to take oath as President for 2nd term

President Abdul Hamid. File photo Dhaka Office : President M Abdul Hamid is scheduled to take oath this (Tuesday) evening as head of the state for the second consecutive term. Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will administer his oath of office at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban at 7:30pm, President’s press secretary Joynal Abedin told that. Prime Minister ...

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DMP chief promises action against cops for assaulting journalists

Deputy Commissioner Anwar Hossain of Motijheel division assaulting two journalists of ‘Bangla TV’. File photo Dhaka Office : Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Tuesday said action will be taken against those involved in assaulting two journalists while they were collecting report in city’s Nayapaltan area on Monday. The DMP boss came up with the assurance while talking to ...

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My FB account hacked, claims Shahriar

                Dhaka Office :  State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Tuesday claimed that his Facebook account was hacked last night. “My Facebook account had gone through tortures last night. Hacking! Posts were disappeared. You understand who have invested on it,” he wrote on his Facebook wall. The Facebook account of ...

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Tarique returned passport, reiterates Shahriar 

Tarique’s wife, daughter also handed over passports, he says   Photo: State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam at his Gulshan residence on Monday.  Dhaka Office : State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam on Monday said BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman along with his wife and daughter handed over their passports to the British Home Office four ...

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Modi lauds Hasina’s ‘bold, courageous leadership’

India wants early solution to Rohingya crisis, he says   Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Obaidul Quader at his official residence in New Delhi on Monday.  BD Desk : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the “bold and courageous” leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for Bangladesh’s remarkable success in socio-economic development. His appreciation came during a ...

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Tarique’s passport ‘surrender’: BNP calls it all lies

  Photo: BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi speaking at a press conference Dhaka Office : BNP on Monday termed ‘false and baseless’ state minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam’s statement about handing over of passport by its acting chairman Tarique Rahman’s Bangladeshi passport and relinquishing his nationality. Speaking at a press conference, party senior joint secretary ...

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