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Bangladesh envoy to KSA presents credentials to OIC Secy Gen

Bangladesh Ambassador to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Javed Patwary presented his credentials to the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Yousef Bin Ahmad Abdul Rahman Al- Othaimeen at OIC headquarters in Jeddah on Monday. Patwary, who is concurrently accrediting him as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to OIC, had a meeting with the Secretary General of ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 32 more die, 1,407 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,193. Another 1,407 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 360,555. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Monday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,582 people to ...

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Regent Group chairman Shahed gets life imprisonment in arms case

A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced Regent Group chairman Mohammad Shahed alias Shahed Karim to life term imprisonment in an arms case. Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Dhaka Special Tribunal-1 delivered the verdict in presence of the accused this afternoon. On September 19, the court set today for announcement of the verdict after concluding the hearing of During the trial ...

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Mahbubey Alam laid to eternal rest

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam was laid to eternal rest in the capital on Monday afternoon. He was buried at Mirpur Intellectuals Graveyard after his namaz-e-janaza held at Supreme Court compound at 11:35pm. Alam breathed his last on Sunday evening at the CMH where he was being treated for COVID-19. He was admitted to CMH on September 4 after being diagnosed ...

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Hasina’s 74th birthday today

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the most successful statesman after the post-1975 carnage, and the skipper of transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country, turns 74 on Monday. Sheikh Hasina, the eldest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was born at Tungipara in Gopalganj district on this day in 1947, a historic year that saw the partition of ...

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Attorney General Mahbubey Alam passes away

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam passed away at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital on Sunday evening at the age of 71, says media report. He was put on ventilator support at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the CMH earlier in the day. Mahbubey Alam was admitted to the hospital with high temperature on September 4 and later tested ...

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No one to be spared over MC College dorm rape: Quader

Mentioning that the government has taken a stern stance against the rape of a young woman at an MC College dormitory in Sylhet, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said no one involved in the incident will be spared. “Those responsible will be brought to justice and harsher punishment will be meted out to them. This is prime ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 32 more die, 1,275 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,161. Another 1,275 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 359,148. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Sunday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,741 people to ...

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Prime Minister stresses better cooperation with neighbours

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday stressed the need for better cooperation with the neighbouring countries for the development of the people of the region. “Our foreign policy is ‘friendship to all and malice to none’. We always think that better cooperation with the neighbouring countries is firstly needed for the development of the people of the region,” she said ...

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Saudi Airlines selling tickets for 4th day

Saudi Airlines is selling tickets for the fourth consecutive day to help expatriate Bangladeshis return to their workplaces in the kingdom. People who have already gotten their tokens are collecting tickets since morning. Tickets will be given to those holding tokens 1,401-1,900 on Sunday while those from 1,901-2,300 will get theirs on Monday. Saudi Airlines started issuing tickets for Bangladeshi ...

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