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10 to die for killing medicine trader in Mymensingh

Dhaka Speedy Trial tribunal-1 has awarded death penalty to ten people for killing medicine trader Mazharul Islam alias Paltan in Mymensingh. Judge Abu Jafar Md Kamruzzaman of the tribunal passed the order on Tuesday noon. The identities of the death awardees could not be known yet.According to the prosecution, the convicted persons beat Mazharul Islam alias Paltan to death on ...

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Attack on Ducsu VP: Case filed against Muktijoddho Mancha leaders

A case was filed on Tuesday against 30-35 leaders and activists of Muktijoddho Mancha, including central general secretary(GS) Al Mamun and its DU unit GS Yasir Arafat Turjo, for their alleged involvement in Sunday’s attack on Ducsu vice-president Nurul Haque Nur and his followers. Rais Uddin, a sub-inspector of Shahbagh Police Station, filed the case around 1.00am mentioning names of ...

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Cabinet clears bills to set up universities in Chandpur, Habiganj

The Cabinet on Monday gave its final approval to the drafts of two bills for setting up a science and technology university in Chandpur and an agriculture one in Habiganj. The approved came from the Cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at her office. The bills are ‘Chandpur Science and Technology University Bill, 2019’ and ...

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Nationwide drive to free rivers from encroachers begins

44,000 structures spotted as illegal in 64 districts   A countrywide drive under the supervision of the Water Resources Ministry began on Monday to free river banks from illegal encroachers, aiming to protect the country’s rivers and water-bodiesKabir Bin Anwar, secretary for the Ministry of Water Resources, said the drive will continue until 44,000 illegal structures are evicted in 64 ...

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Attack on VP Nur: Two leaders of Muktijuddha Mancha arrested

Photo: Collected Detective Branch (DB) of police on Monday arrested two leaders of Muktijuddha Mancha over the attack on vice president of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) Nurul Haque Nur and his supporters yesterday. The arrestees were identified as Al Mamun, general secretary of a faction of Muktijuddha Mancha and Arafat Turjo, general secretary of its Dhaka University unit. ...

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Arrest attackers of Ducsu VP in 24 hrs: Students

Several hundred students of Dhaka University on Monday staged demonstrations on the campus protesting the attack on Ducsu Vice President Nurul Haque Nur and others, and gave the authorities 24 hours to arrest the attackers. Under the banner of ‘Students Unity Against Repression (Santrash Birodhi Chhatra Oikya)  gathered in front of  anti-terrorism Raju sculpture on the campus around 12:20 pm ...

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Prime Minister for action against Nur attackers: Quader

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed to take organisational and administrative actions against the persons who attacked DUCSU VP Nurul Haque Nur and his supporters on Sunday, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said on Monday. Legal measures will be taken against involved persons in the attack irrespective of their identities; Quader said this quoting the premier. Quader, also road ...

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DU students protest attack on DUCSU VP Nur

A group of Dhaka University (DU) students staged a demonstration on the university campus this noon (Monday) protesting yesterday’s attack on DUSCU Vice President Nurul Haque Nur and others. The students under the banner of ‘Santrash Birodhi Chhatra Oikya’ gathered in front of Raju Sculpture of the DU campus around 12:00pm and staged the demonstration protesting the attack. They also ...

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DUCSU VP Nur shifted to cabin

The condition of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union’s (DUCSU) vice president Nurul Haque Nur, who is undergoing treatment at DMCH after being injured in an attack by Muktijuddho Moncho activists, remained unchanged. Joint convener of Bangladesh Sadharon Chhatra Odhikar Songrokkhon Parishad Mohammad Rashed Khan told media about the updates on Monday morning. Tuhin Farabi, another injured in the attack, was ...

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Kurigram sees surge in cold-related diseases

The Kurigram General Hospital has admitted 216 patients suffering from various cold-related diseases in the last 24 hours. Resident Medical Officer Doctor Shahinur Rahman Sarder said that among the patients, 14 children have been suffering from breathing complications and 28 from diarrhoea. “The number of people suffering from cold-related diseases is increasing in upazila health complexes, too,” he said.On Monday, ...

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