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Introductory session for visiting UK press & media delegation

An Introductory session was held at Dhaka Radisson for visiting press & media team from the UK on 20 December at Dhaka Radisson hosted by Dhaka Tribune. Dhaka Tribune’s publisher Dr Anis Ahmed welcomed the UK team and said this was informal get together to get to know the delegates and local guests. Ansar Ahmed Ullah from the UK introduced ...

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2 truck drivers killed in Gazipur road crash

Photo: Two truck drivers are killed in a accident in Boardghor area of Kaliakoir upazila early Saturday, Dec 22, 2018. Gazipur, Dec 22 : Two truck drivers were killed as a truck rammed a stationary one in Boardghor area of Kaliakoir upazila early Saturday. The deceased were identified as Mizan, 28, son of Dulal Miah, hailing from Rangpur district and ...

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OC closed as video seeking vote for AL goes viral

Satkhira, Dec 22 : Kalaroa Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mafur Ahmmed has been closed to the district police lines after a video clip where the OC was seen seeking vote for ruling Awami League went viral on social media. Md Iltutmish, additional superintendent of Satkhira Police, said that as the allegation brought against the OC was proved, he was closed to ...

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2 hurt in crude bomb attack on AL election office

Photo: Miscreants blast a crude bomb in front of AL’s election campaign office in Rohanpur of Gomostapur upazila on Friday, Dec 21, 2018. Chapainawabganj, Dec 22 : Two local Awami League leaders were injured as miscreants blasted a crude bomb in front of AL’s election campaign office in Rohanpur of Gomostapur upazila on Friday night. The injured are—Rohonpur Municipal Awami ...

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3 held with 1038 Yaba pills in C’nawabganj

Photo: Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrest three drug traders along with 1038 Yaba pills from Pirojpur in Shibganj upazila on Friday, Dec 21, 2018. Chapainawabganj, Dec 22 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested three suspected drug traders along with 1038 Yaba pills from Pirojpur in Shibganj upazila on Friday night. The arrestees ...

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Gunfire shot at JaPa rally in Ctg, 5 hurt

Photo: Attacked Jatiya Party candidate’s vehicle at Chambal in Bashkhali upazila in Chattogram on Friday, Dec 21, 2018. Chattogram, Dec 21 : At least five people sustained bullet injuries as miscreants opened fire on a campaign of Jatiya Party candidate from Chattogram-16 at Chambal in Bashkhali upazila on Friday evening. The rally of JaPa candidate Mahmudul Islam Chowdhury came under ...

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No obstacle to work on election day, says Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks at an election rally in Narayanganj on Friday, Dec 21, 2018. Photo: Courtesy Narayanganj, Dec 21 : BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday said their party leaders and activists will defy any sort of obstruction on the election day on December 30. “A candidate with the ‘Sheaf of Paddy’ ...

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UN closely observing Bangladesh election situation

Dhaka, Dec 21 : The United Nations has said it is closely following the situation in Bangladesh ahead of the national election scheduled to be held on December 30. “We’re following the situation closely and it’s very important as a matter of principle that anywhere there are elections, that they be conducted freely and fairly and that the space be ...

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Rony sued under Digital Security Act

A case has been filed against BNP leader Golam Maula Rony and five others under the Digital Security Act over an alleged phone conversation that recently leaked on social media. Inspector Akthar Morshed said that local Awami League leader Mehedi Masud filed the case against Rony and five others. According to the case statement, the BNP leader and his family ...

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Faridpur DC gets death threat to perform duties neutrally

Photo: Umme Salma Tanzia, Deputy Commissioner of Faridpur. Faridpur, Dec 20 : Umme Salma Tanzia, Deputy Commissioner of the district received death threat through a letter on Thursday. The letter which threatened to kill the DC and her family if she does not perform her duties neutrally in the upcoming election arrived by post. Salma Tanzia said she sent the ...

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