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Italian Embassy resumes re-entry visa process

The re-entry visa application process for Italian expatriates started in Italian Embassy in Dhaka from September 20. The applications have to be submitted to Embassy’s official agency Global VFS. Re-entry visas have been compulsory for them whose Italian stay permits expired due to coronavirus pandemic. Italian visa has usually been issued within 21 days unless there is a delay in ...

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Daily Sangram editor gets bail

The High Court on Wednesday granted bail to editor of Daily Sangram Abul Asad, who was shown arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act by ward 36 Muktijoddha commander Afzal Hossain. The bench of Justice Md Emdadul Haque and Justice Md Akram Hossain passed the order. Senior lawyers Khandaker Mahbub Hossain and Md Shishir Monir were stood ...

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HC verdict on Jahalam`s compensation on Sept 29

The verdict on the rule over compensation for innocent jute mill worker Jahalam, who was in jail for three years instead of the real accused in 33 cases, will be announced on September 29 (Tuesday). The case has been placed at No. 1 in the cause list published on Wednesday (September 23). High Court bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahsan ...

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Rwanda keen to boost bilateral, trade ties with Bangladesh

Rwanda is very much keen to boost trade and bilateral relations with Bangladesh, said Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta. The Rwandan Minister for Foreign Affairs expressed this eagerness while talking to the Bangladesh foreign minister Dr AK Abul Momen over phone on Tuesday. Describing the overal development and potential of the country, Dr Momen said Bangladesh government is a very ...

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Don’t allow geopolitical rivalries to weaken UN: Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday called for not allowing geopolitical rivalries to weaken the United Nations as the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that both developed and developing nations need the UN more than ever. “We must not allow our geopolitical rivalries to weaken the UN. We owe it to the founding fathers and future generations to make the UN ...

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COVID-19: Bangladesh provides protective items to Nepal

Bangladesh has handed over health protective items to Nepal as a gesture of friendship and in the spirit of solidarity with the people of Nepal in their fight against coronavirus under the SAARC COVID-19 Emergency Cooperation. Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen handed over the PPE, Remdesivir injection, hand sanitiser and floor cleaner to Ambassador of Nepal to Bangladesh Dr ...

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Covid-19 death toll in Bangladesh surges past 5,000

The death toll from the novel coronavirus infection in Bangladesh has surpassed 5,000, hitting another grim milestone in the pandemic that has upended millions of lives in the country. Health authorities reported 28 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,007. Another 1,557 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the ...

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Saudi returnees demonstrate for tickets in Karwan Bazar

A group of Bangladeshi migrant workers demonstrated at Karwan Bazar on Tuesday morning demanding tickets to Saudi Arabia so that they can join their workplaces. Several hundred migrant workers gathered in front of the Saudia Airlines office around 10am to secure tickets. The airlines issued a notice that they have suspended issuing tickets, sparking protests. The workers then blocked the ...

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One more victim of Narayanganj mosque blast dies; death toll now 34

The death toll from mosque blast in a Narayanganj mosque has climbed to 34 after one more victim succumbed to his injuries in a Dhaka hospital. Shahadat Hossain Sifat, 18, succumbed to his burn injuries at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery on Tuesday, said Partho Shankar Paul, the institute’s resident physician. Two others are battling ...

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Court orders confiscation of ex-DIG prison Bazlur Rashid’s property

A Dhaka court on Tuesday ordered the Anti-Corruption Commission to confiscate the property of suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Prisons Bazlur Rashid in a case filed against him on charges of accumulating illegal wealth. Judge Iqbal Hossain of the Special Judge Court-5 of Dhaka passed the order responding to a plea submitted by the ACC. The court also asked ...

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