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Former minister Latif Siddique gets High Court bail in Bogura graft case

Former jute minister Abdul Latif Siddique secured a six-month bail from the High Court in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission over the misuse of power in leasing a piece of state-owned land on Monday. A HC bench passed the order after hearing a bail petition filed by Latif Siddique. Earlier in June 20, a Bogura court sent the former ...

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New road transport act will be enforced from next week: DMP chief

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam on Monday said the new Road Transport Act will be enforced from the next week. “No fines will be imposed in the first week. In this period, all will be made conscious of the act,” he said. Shafiqul Islam came up with the remarks while addressing a press conference at the DMP ...

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PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu, four national leaders 

Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and four national leaders, marking the Jail Killing Day. The four national leaders are Tajuddin Ahmad, Syed Nazrul Islam, Captain Mansur Ali and AHM Quamruzzaman. The Prime Minister placed wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum ...

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Dr Yunus gets bail after surrender

Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus has been granted bail after he surrendered to court in three cases filed by the suspended employees of Grameen Communications. Dhaka 3rd Labour Court Acting Chairman Jakia Parvin granted bail to Muhammad Yunus on a Tk 10,000 bond. Earlier on October 28, the High Court ordered Muhammad Yunus to surrender by Nov 7 in cases. ...

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Legal notice served to Prothom Alo Editor over death of DRMC student Nayeemul Abrar

A legal notice has been served to Bangla daily Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman and other concerned persons, seeking Tk 10 crore as compensation over the death of Nayeemul Abrar, a nonresident student of class nine of Dhaka Residential Model College (DRMC). Nayeemul Abrar died after being electrocuted from a power generator during a function of Kishor Alo, a magazine ...

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Nation paying homage to four national leaders 

The nation is observing the Jail Killing Day today (Sunday) with due solemnity, marking the brutal killing of four national leaders inside the jail. On November 3, 1975, four national leaders and heroes of the country’s Liberation War — Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmad, Captain Mansur Ali and AHM Quamruzzaman — were assassinated inside the Dhaka Central Jail. The four ...

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Ex-Sonagazi OC Moazzem denied HC bail

The High Court on Sunday denied bail to former officer-in-charge of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain in a case filed under the Digital Security Act. The bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order after hearing a bail petition filed by Moazzem. It also asked the trial court to dispose of the case within ...

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‘Don’t get tired when work for people’, says Hasina  

Dhaka, Nov 2 : Reiterating that her aim is to ensure the welfare of people, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said she does not get tired when she works for them. “When I work for people, I don’t get tired …it’s my great achievement when people stay well,” she said while receiving blankets from the Bangladesh Association of Banks ...

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Khoka’s condition deteriorates further

Dhaka, Nov 2 : The health condition of former mayor of undivided Dhaka City Corporation and BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka worsened further as doctors stopped providing cancer treatment to him. “My father’s condition is now very critical. He has been now providing palliative care to keep his breathing comfortable through applying sedative,” Kokoa’s son Ishraque Hossai told UNB on ...

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BNP to seek detailed info about documents signed with India

Dhaka, Nov 2 : BNP will send a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking detailed information about the bilateral documents signed with India during her visit to the neighbouring country last month. The decision was taken at a meeting of BNP standing committee members at its chairperson’s Gulshan office on Saturday night, said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam ...

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