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HC revokes freedom fighter gallantry awards of 4 Bangabandhu killers

The High Court (HC) has revoked the freedom fighter gallantry awards of four of the absconding killers of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. They are- Captain Nur Chowdhury, Major Shariful Haque Dalim, Rashed Chowdhury and Mosleh Uddin. A virtual High Court bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam passed the order following an ...

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Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 40 more deaths, 1,877 new cases

Bangladesh reported 40 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,129. Another 1,877 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 498,209. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Tuesday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 140 coronavirus ...

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Online application for admission in govt secondary schools begins

The online application process for admissions to the 683 government schools began on Tuesday. The candidates from preprimary to Class IX will be able to apply for admission from December 15 and the last date of submitting forms is December 27, according to a circular issued on Sunday. The schools will publish the list of the final candidates on December ...

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Nation to celebrate 50th Victory Day Wednesday

The nation is set to celebrate the 50th Victory Day on Wednesday, the most precious day of the Bangalee people, as the country was liberated from the Pakistani occupation forces on the day 49 years back after a nine-month-long bloodstained War of Liberation. On December 16 in 1971, Bangladesh was born as an independent country under the leadership of Father ...

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3rd phase polls to 64 municipalities Jan 30

The third phase elections to 64 municipalities of different districts will be held on January 30 as per the schedule announced by the Election Commission (EC) on Monday. The deadline for the submission of nomination papers is December 31, while the date for scrutiny of nomination papers is January 3 and the last date for the withdrawal of candidature is ...

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Dhaka Airport: Another 250kg bomb found at 3rd terminal site

Another bomb weighing 250-kilogramme was found buried at the construction site of the third terminal of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Monday. Workers found the cylinder-like bomb when they were excavating for construction work of the third terminal around 9:00am, Group Captain AHM Touhid-ul Ahsan, director of the airport. As soon as the matter came to ...

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Bangladesh reports 37 COVID-19 deaths, 4,23,845 total recoveries

Bangladesh on Monday recorded 37 more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,799 fresh cases. The recovery count rose to 4,23,845 after another 2,949 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said Monday. “Thirty-seven more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from ...

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8 to walk gallows for raping, killing minor girl in Ctg

A Chattogram court has sentenced eight persons to death for killing minor girl Fatema Akter Mim, a second grader of a local madrasa, after raping her in the port city in 2018. Judge of Speedy Trial Tribunal-4 in Chattogram handed down the verdict on Monday morning. Police said that convicts violated Mim and killed her later over a feud between ...

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Nation observing Martyred Intellectuals Day

The nation is observing the Martyred Intellectuals Day to commemorate those intellectuals killed systematically by the Pakistan occupation forces and their local collaborators at the fag-end of the country’s Liberation War in 1971. On this day in 1971, country’s renowned academicians, doctors, engineers, journalists, artists, teachers and other eminent personalities were dragged out of their homes, blindfolded and taken to ...

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