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Priya Saha to be sued for sedition: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader. File photo Dhaka, July 20 : Terming the allegation made by Priya Saha to US President Donald Trump about Bangladesh ‘absolutely false’, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said she will be sued on sedition charges. “Priya Saha’s allegation was absolutely false. No one will agree with her. A sedition case will ...

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Govt finds ulterior motive behind Priya Saha’s absolutely false, concocted stories

It expects organisers to invite responsible individuals to such big event Dhaka, July 20 : The government on Saturday said it appears that there was an ulterior motive behind Priya Saha’s absolutely false and concocted stories that were targeted to malign Bangladesh. “Bangladesh is a beacon of religious freedom and communal harmony, where people of all faiths have been living ...

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Govt will do everything to control mosquitoes: Home Minister

Leave of DNCC staff cancelled Photo: Home Minister Asaduzzzaman Khan Kamal speaks at an an awareness raising rally on mosquito menace arranged by Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) in city’s Manik Mia Avenue. Dhaka, Jul 19 : Home Minister Asaduzzzaman Khan Kamal on Friday said the government will do everything necessary to control Aedes mosquitoes which is responsible for spread ...

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5.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jul 19 : A 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook the capital and other parts of the country on Friday afternoon The epicentre of the quake was Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh, India, some 499 kilometres north-east of BMD Seismic Centre at Agargaon, said Mominul Islam, a meteorologist of Dhaka met office. The tremor was felt around 3:22pm in Bangladesh and the quake ...

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Bangladeshi-origin woman Durdana to run for Canadian state parliament

Dr Durdana Islam has become the first female of Bangladeshi origin to contest for a legislative assembly seat in Canada. Durdana, daughter of Ustad Azizul Islam and Dr Anjumanara Begum, received the nomination from the opposition party of the Manitoba state New Democratic Party for the upcoming election, due on August 10. There are 20,000 people in the constituency which ...

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US to stand strong to resolve Rohingya crisis; hold perpetrators accountable

Int’l community urged to mount pressure on Myanmar Dhaka, July 19 : The United States has reiterated that they will stand strong on resolving the Rohingya issue, and also holding the perpetrators in Myanmar accountable for committing the crimes of atrocities against Rohingyas. US Vice President Mike Pence conveyed the US position expressing concern over the violation of basic right ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina flies to London

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo Dhaka, Jul 19 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday left Dhaka for London on an official visit to the United Kingdom. A  Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here for London at 9:35 am. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel ...

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China wants execution of Rohingya repatriation deal: Envoy

Photo: PID Dhaka, July 18 : China wants implementation of the agreement signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the Rohingya repatriation, said its outgoing Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo on Thursday. “We want execution of the deal signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the repatriation of Rohingyas,” he said when he made his farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ...

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Rifat murder: Third suspect Rishan Farazi arrested

Barguna, July 18 : Police have arrested Rishan Farazi, the third accused in Rifat murder case on Thursday. Shahjahan Hossain additional Superintendent of Barguna Sadar police station has confirmed the news. Police arrested Rishan Farazi at around 10:05am, he said.However, he declined to disclose further information. Rifat Sharif, 25, an internet service provider, was hacked to death in broad daylight ...

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Quader returns home after health check-up in Singapore

Dhaka, July 18 : Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader returned home last night after medical checkup at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. “A regular flight of Singapore Airlines Limited carrying the Awami League (AL) General Secretary landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) at around 11:00pm,” said Md Abu Naser, deputy chief information officer of Road Transport and ...

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