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Gopal Krishna Muhuri murder case: SC commutes 3 convicts’ death penalty to life term

The Supreme Court has commuted punishment of three convicts from death sentence to jail unto death in the sensational Principal Gopal Krishna Muhuri murder case. A three-member virtual bench of the Appellate Division headed by Justice Muhammad Imman Ali passed the order after hearing their appeals against the High Court verdict on them in the case on Tuesday . The three convicted ...

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Protesters block road in Uttara demanding justice for Noakhali woman

Protesters blocked road in Uttara’s House Building area of the capital on Tuesday, protesting the horrific incident of Noakhali housewife’s molestation that went viral on social media. They demanded punishment for the culprits and resignation of the concerned persons for their failure to stop the incidents of rape and oppression against women across the country. Hundreds of people took positions ...

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Bangladesh urges Kuwait to open flights soon to take back expats

Bangladesh has requested Kuwait to resume flights between the two countries as quickly as possible so that the Bangladeshi expatriates who got stuck here can return to their workplaces smoothly. Bangladesh thanked the Kuwaiti government for extending support to Bangladeshi expatriates in Kuwait. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, now visiting Kuwait as a special envoy of Prime Minister Sheikh ...

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Ekushey Padak winning artist Monsur Ul Karim dies

Noted artist Monsur Ul Karim died at a hospital in the capital on Monday noon. He was 70 Ekushey Padak winner breathed his last at Dhaka’s United Hospital around 12:00 noon while undergoing treatment. Rajbari Deputy Commissioner Dilsad Begum confirmed the matter to media. Monsur Ul Karim, who was a professor of Faculty of Fine Arts in Chittagong University, had ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 27 more die, 1,442 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 27 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,375. Another 1,442 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 370,132. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Monday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,526 people recovered ...

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Will work to strengthen partnership with Bangladesh: Doraiswami

Bangladesh nearest friend, neighbour of India, he says Indian High Commissioner-designate to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday said he would work on strengthening partnership with Bangladesh for mutual benefit. “Bangladesh is the nearest neighbour and friend of India. I will work on how the partnership with Bangladesh can be enhanced,” he told reporters stepping into Bangladesh. The Indian diplomat ...

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Noakhali housewife molestation: Protesters block Shahbagh intersection

People blocked Shahbagh intersection in the capital on Monday, protesting the horrific incident of Noakhali housewife’s molestation that has gone viral on social media. The protesters demanded resignation of the home minister for his failure to stop the incidents of rape and oppression against women across the country. Around 100 protesters took positions at Shahbagh intersection carrying posters in the ...

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Pirojpur ex-MP Awal, his wife get bail in graft case

A Dhaka court on Monday granted four weeks anticipatory bail to former MP of Pirojpur-1 AKMA Awal and his wife Laila Parvi in two separate cases filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission. The HC bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Ahmed Sohel passed the order today. Sheikh Awsafur Rahman Bulu stood for the accused and Khurshid Alam Khan ...

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New Indian envoy Doraiswami reaches Bangladesh

The newly appointed Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has reached Bangladesh to take up his diplomatic assignment. Doraiswami, who entered into Bangladesh from Tripura border on Monday morning, is expected to reach Dhaka in the afternoon, said Diplomatic sources in Dhaka. He replaces Riva Ganguly Das, who already returned to New Delhi on October 1 for her next posting ...

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New PSC member Shameem Ahsan takes oath

Shameem Ahsan, newly appointed member of the Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC), took oath on Sunday. Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain administered the oath of office at the Supreme Court Judges’ Lounge, spokesperson and special officer of the Supreme Court Mohammad Saifur Rahman told BSS. An order was issued by the Ministry of Public Administration on September 27 stating that ...

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