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Arrest warrant issued Giasuddin Quader Chy’s arrest : 3 more cases filed

Chattogram, May 31 : A court here on Thursday issued an arrest warrant against BNP leader Giasuddin Quader Chowdhury, also younger brother of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, in a defamation case filed for making offensive remarks against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Judge Shahidullah Kaiser, judicial magistrate of court-4, passed the order. Nazim Uddin Mohuri, general secretary of Fatikchhari ...

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No appointment needed for Indian visa applications in Khulna, Jashore

Dhaka, May 31 : The Indian High Commission here on Thursday announced that applicants for tourist visas can walk in and submit their applications at the Indian Visa Application Centres (IVACs) in Khulna and Jashore without any prior appointment from June 11 onwards. The decision has been taken as part of the ongoing initiatives by the High Commission of India ...

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Prime Minister for boosting Bangladesh-Thai Agri cooperation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put emphasis on boosting cooperation between Bangladesh and Thailand in agriculture sector for mutual benefits of the two countries, BSS reports.   The prime minister expressed the view when visiting Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhom paid a courtesy call on her at her office on Thursday morning.   After the meeting, PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul ...

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323 killed in May across country: BHRC

127 killed by law enforcers during anti-narcotics drive   Dhaka, May 31 : A total of 323 people were killed in different incidents across the country during the month of May, according to a survey prepared by Bangladesh Human Rights Commission (BHRC). BHRC published the report on Thursday based on reports gathered from different districts, upazilas, municipalities and national dailies. ...

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SC extends stay on Khaleda’s bail in Cumilla cases

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, May 31 : The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday extended till June 24 its previous order that stayed the High Court order granting bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two cases filed in Cumilla. A three-member bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed ...

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SQ Chy’s house at Goods Hill in Chattogram attacked

Chattogram, May 31 : A group of unidentified miscreants ransacked the house of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury at Goods Hill in the port city on Wednesday night. The attack was made after Salauddin’s younger brother Giasuddin Quader Chowdhury made offensive remarks against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Some 150 attackers equipped with iron rods, sharp weapons and locally-made weapons ...

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Heavy rains cripple city life, submerge many areas

Cars and other vehicles crawling through ankle-deep water on a street in the capital’s Motihjeel area. file Photo Dhaka, May 31 :  Heavy rains and thundershowers on Thursday morning crippled city dwellers’ life as most roads in different parts of the capital went under water, causing immense sufferings to commuters. The rain, however, brought relief from the searing heat that ...

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Zia’s 37th death anniversary observed

BNP founder and former President Ziaur Rahman. File photo Dhaka, May 30 :  BNP and its associate bodies on Wednesday observed the 37th death anniversary of its founder and former President Ziaur Rahman across the country with holding various programmes. On May 30, 1981, Zia was assassinated by a cabal of army officers at Chattogram Circuit House. He founded BNP ...

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India tour strengthens bilateral ties: PM

DHAKA, May 30, 2018 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the existing relations between Bangladesh and India have been strengthened further through her just-concluded visit to India. “Bangladesh and India are two closest neigbouring countries and I think through this visit the e

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New early-maturing rice released

BRRI dhan87 to yield 6.5 tons a hectare   Dhaka, May 30 : Bangladesh Rice Research Institute has developed an early maturing highly productive monsoon rice variety suitable for Aman season. National Seed Board (NSB) in its meeting on Wednesday gave release approval to the grain – BRRI dhan87 – which has been bred through a cross between BRRI released ...

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