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BSF reaffirms to use non-lethal weapons on border

BGB raises concerns over border killing Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has reiterated its policy of using non-lethal weapons on the Bangladesh-India border. The BSF made the assurance in response to the concerns expressed by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on border deaths. The BSF assured that all unarmed and innocent trespassers and victims of human trafficking will be handed over to BGB personnel. The ...

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Ahmed Shafi’s body reaches Chattogram

The body of Hathazari Madrasah rector and chief of Hefazat-e-Islam Allama Shah Ahmed Shaf, who passed away in the capital on Friday night, reached Chattogram on Saturday morning. A coffin carrying his mortal remains reached the Hathazari Madrasah premises around 9:00am. However, security has been tightened in four upazilas of Chattogram to avoid any untoward situation over the burial Ahmed ...

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Hefazat Amir Allama Shafi no more

Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh Allama Ahmed Shafi has passed away at the age of 105. He was shifted to ICU of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) after his condition deteriorated on Friday noon. His family members decided to take him to Dhaka by air ambulance on Friday afternoon. Earlier on Thursday night, Shafi was admitted to the hospital as he ...

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UNO Wahida improves rapidly

Physicians are satisfied with the physical progress of UNO Wahida Khanom who survived an attempt on her life by a local gang of miscreants at dead of night. Wahida came under attack at her upazila complex residence at Ghoraghat in Dinajpur early hours of September 2. She was admitted to nearby Rangpur Medical College Hospital for an initial treatment. Due ...

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Ahmad Shafi being airlifted to Dhaka

Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh Allama Ahmed Shafi is being airlifted to Dhaka for better treatment. He was shifted to ICU of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) after his condition deteriorated on Friday noon. CMCH Director Brig Gen SM Humayun Kabir confirming the matter said, “The ailing cleric was admitted to the ICU at 1:30am on Friday”. His family members decided ...

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Covid-19: 22 more die, 1,541 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 22 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,881. Another 1,541 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 345,805. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Friday afternoon.Health authorities reported another 1,923 people to have ...

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Human Trafficking: MP Shahid’s trial begins in Kuwait

Lawmaker Shahid Islam Papul and three managers of his company were taken to a Kuwait court on Thursday on charges of human trafficking, money laundering, bribing and threatening the state security. They were taken to the court at Kuwait time 3:18pm (Bangladesh time 6:18pm) in a case that created much hype in the Arab world as well as in Bangladesh. ...

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Covid-19 infected Attorney General shifted to ICU

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam, who tested positive for COVID-19, has been shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Combined Military Hospital (CMCH) in the capital on Friday morning. Md Riazul Haque, daughter-in-law of Mahbubey Alam, confirmed this information to media. “He was taken the ICU of the hospital this morning as his condition deteriorated slightly,” he said. Family members of ...

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Allama Shafi hospitalised again

Amir of Hefazat-e-Islam Allama Ahmed Shafi has been admitted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) in Port City on Thursday night. Shafi was admitted to the hospital on Thursday night as he was feeling unwell, according to Hathazari Madrasa sources. The 105-year-old Allama Shafi has been suffering from various diseases due to his old age, including diabetes and high blood ...

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