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Anyone trying to manipulate Bhola incident to be punished: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a meeting with the central leaders of Jubo League at her official residence Ganobhaban on Sunday. Photo: PMO Dhaka, Oct 20 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged all to have patience and warned that those trying to take advantage of the Bhola incident will be punished. “I urge the people of the ...

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HC summons IO of Sagar-Runi murder case

  Dhaka, Oct 20 : The High Court on Sunday summoned the investigation officer (IO) of journalist couple Sagar-Runi murder case to appear before it within  November 6 to explain why investigation into the case has not been completed ever after seven years of the murder. The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Md MostafizurRahman passed the order ...

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4 killed in Bhola clash ‘over Facebook post’

Bhola, Oct 20 : Four people  killed while some two hundred got injured in a clash between police and locals demonstrating in Borhanuddin upazila on Sunday, demanding punishment of a youth over a Facebook post allegedly hurting religious sentiments. Four members of the public — Mizan, Mahfuz Patwari, Shaheen and Mahbub Patwari – lost their live, said Dr Abul Kalam ...

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3 killed in Bhola clash over defamatory remarks about prophet

Bhola, Oct 20 : Three people were killed in a clash between police and local people while they were staging demonstrations at Eidgah ground in Borhanuddin upazila on Sunday, demanding the punishment of a youth for reportedly making derogatory remarks  about Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM) and sharing that with his Facebook friends . Three of the deceased were identified as ...

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President embarks on 8-day visit to Japan, Singapore

Will attend Japanese emperor’s enthronement ceremony Tuesday President Abdul Hamid. File photo Dhaka, Oct 20 : President Abdul Hamid left here on Sunday on an eight-day official visit to Japan and Singapore. During his tour to Japan, the President will attend the enthronement ceremony of the new Japanese emperor, his Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin told UNB. A regular flight ...

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German envoy for promoting academic exchange with Bangladesh 

German Alumni Night 2019 held in city Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 20 : German Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Fahrenholtz has assured his support to promote academic exchange and scientific cooperation between the two countries and appreciated the great interest from Bangladeshi youths in higher education opportunities in Germany. He made the assurance at the German Alumni Night, jointly organised by ...

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Anti-casino drive: Now DNCC councillor Rajib held

Tarequzzaman Rajib. File photo Dhaka, Oct 19 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested Tarequzzaman Rajib, councillor from ward No-33 of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), here on Saturday night for his alleged involvement in casino business. A team of Rab-1 picked the councillor up from a house in Bashundhara Residential Area around 11:20pm, said Assistant Superintendent of Police ...

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FM opens ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ at Bangladesh Embassy in Berlin

Discussed progs to celebrate Bangabandhu’s birth centenary Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen inaugurates the ‘Bangabandhu Corner at the Bangladesh Embassy, Berlin premise on Saturday, Oct 19, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 19 : The Bangladesh Embassy in Berlin has set up a ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ on its premises as part of the celebrations of the 100th birth anniversary of Father ...

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5 Senators from New York begin Bangladesh visit Sunday 

They’ll travel to Sylhet, Cox’s Bazar to see remarkable development Dhaka, Oct 19 : Five State Senators from the New York City begins their weeklong “familiarisation tour” here on Sunday. Led by Senator Luis Sepulveda, the delegation comprises of five State Senators and three staff members who will meet high level dignitaries. They will also travel to Sylhet and Cox’s ...

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Anticrime Drive: Quader says no offender to be spared  

Photo: Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader speaks to the reporters at Meghnaghat in Narayanganj on Saturday. Dhaka, Oct 19 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said those who have been targeted in the ongoing purge on corruption and irregularities will be brought under the law. “No offender will be spared, no matter who he ...

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