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Punish me as much as you want, Khaleda tells court

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has expressed her dissatisfaction over the trial proceedings inside the Old Dhaka jailhouse in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.   She told the court that there is “no justice here”.  The former prime minister told the judge in the absence of her lawyers, “You can punish me for as long as you want, but I ...

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Bernicat discusses UNGA, Rohingya issues with FS

Outgoing US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat Dhaka, Sept 5 : Outgoing US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat on Wednesday held a meeting with Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque where they discussed political and Rohingya issues with special focus on the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). They discussed about the UN Security Council and Rohingya issue, Bernicat told reporters after the meeting at ...

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30 JS seats to be kept aside for minorities if JaPa comes to power: Ershad

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad. File Photo. Dhaka, Sept 4 : Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad on Tuesday said 30 parliamentary seats will be kept reserved for the minority communities if his party comes to power. “This declaration will be made in the election manifesto of the party for the next general election,” he said while exchanging views with the ...

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Newly elected mayors of Rajshahi, Sylhet sworn in

Photo: Newly elected mayors of Rajshahi and Sylhet city corporations AHM Khairuzzman Liton and Ariful Haque Chowdhury take oath on Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018. Dhaka, Sept 5 : Newly elected mayors of Rajshahi and Sylhet city corporations AHM Khairuzzman Liton and Ariful Haque Chowdhury took oath of office on Wednesday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina administered the oath at a ceremony ...

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800 bottles of Phensidyl recovered in Meherpur

Photo: Detectives arrest a man along with 800 bottles of Phensidyl. Meherpur, Sept 5 : Detectives in a drive arrested a man along with 800 bottles of Phensidyl from a vegetable-laden truck at Shahebpur in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night. The arrestee was identified as Mamun, son of Matin of Bamanpara village in Sadar upazila. Tipped off, a team of ...

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Brighten Biman’s image, PM tell its employees

She inaugurates Dreamliner ‘Akashbeena’ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo Dhaka, Sept 5 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ employees to work with utmost sincerity for brightening the image of the airlines and as well as the country. “I want every single person in Biman to work with utmost sincerity so that it (Biman) must ...

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Dhaka hopeful of beginning Rohingya repatriation soon

Rohingya refugees moving towards a refugee camp after crossing the Naf river in Teknaf. Dhaka, Sept 5 : Bangladesh has expressed the hope that Rohingya repatriation will begin soon with sending the first batch of over 3,000 Rohingyas though no specific date is there to begin the process. “We’re thinking of beginning the first batch repatriation soon. I can’t tell ...

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Tight security at old central jail ahead of Khaleda’s trial

Photo: Additional security forces have been deployed around the Old Dhaka Central Jail on Wednesday, September 05, 2018. Dhaka, Sept 5 : Security has been beefed up in and around the Old Dhaka Central Jail as the trial of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case is scheduled to be held in a makeshift court inside ...

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Anwarul Islam now Bangladesh Bank GM

Anwarul Islam DHAKA:  Anwarul Islam has been promoted to General Manager (GM) of Bangladesh Bank. Earlier, he worked as Assistant Spokesman and Deputy General Manager of the Financial Inclusion Division of the Central Bank. Anwarul Islam joined Bangladesh Bank as Assistant Director in 1993. He also, a graduate in English of Jahangirnagar University, worked as a staff reporter for Bangladesh Sangbad ...

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Salam Murshedy elected MP of Khulna-3 uncontested

Abdus Salam Murshedy KHULNA: Awami League candidate Abdus Salam Murshedy has been elected as Member of Parliament (MP) uncontested from Bagerhat-3 constituency as there was no other contender for the by-election to the constituency. The election commission officially announced him MP on Tuesday afternoon (September 4). According to rules, a gazette notification will be published announcing him as winner in ...

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