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Chamber judge upholds HC order to provide division to Shahidul

Dhaka, Sept 17 : The chamber judge of the Appellate Division  on Monday upheld the High Court order asking the authorities concerned to provide first class division to photographer Shahidul Alam in jail. Chamber judge justice Hasan Foez Siddique passed the order after hearing on a petition filed by the state seeking stay on the HC order. The court kept ...

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DU files leave to appeal plea against HC order over Ducsu polls

Dhaka, Sept 17 : The Dhaka University authorities filed a leave to appeal petition against a High Court order that asked the DU authorities to take necessary steps within the next six months to hold Ducsu election. Madhu Maloti Chowdhury Barua, advocate-on-record, filed the appeal on behalf of the DU authorities on Sunday. Earlier on September 12, a contempt of ...

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Ctg schoolgirl’s decomposed body found 2 days after she goes missing

Suspected killer held Photo: Accused Shahnewaz Munna and victim Tasnim Sultana Tuhin (inset pic). Chattogram, Sept 17 : Police recovered the decomposed body of a schoolgirl in Hathazari thana of the city on Sunday night, two days after she went missing. The deceased was identified as Tasnim Sultana Tuhin, 13, daughter of Abu Tayeb of ‘Salam Mansion’ in Shahjalal Para, ...

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B Chy, Kamal-led alliance’s demands unacceptable: Tofail

Photo: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed talking to the reporters at the secretariat on Sunday. Dhaka, Sept 16 : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the demands put forward by Dr Badruddoza Chowdhury and Dr Kamal Hossain-led ‘greater national unity’ are not acceptable. The minister came up with the remark while talking to reporters regarding the demands of the ‘greater ...

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Khaleda needs to be hospitalised, says medical board

Dhaka, Sept 16 : The medical board, formed by the government for jailed BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, on Sunday suggested  admitting her to a hospital like BSMMU where the treatment of all health problems is available though they have found ‘no symptom of any serious disease’ in her. Brigadier General Mohammad Abdullah-Al-Harun, director of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), ...

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Using RPO as ‘weapon’ to hinder fair polls: Shujan

Photo: Members of Shujan at a roundtable discussion at the Jatiya Press Club on Sunday. Dhaka, Sept 16 : Using the RPO as a ‘weapon’ against any individual or political party will hinder fair election, said civil rights body Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) on Sunday. “Representation of the People Order (RPO) of 1972 is the most significant law during any ...

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Dr M SAM Mannan passes away in Texas

Dr M SAM Mannan. File photo Dhaka, Sept 16 : Dr M SAM Mannan, a former Regents Professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University and Director of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) passed away on September 11 in Texas, USA, according to a message received here on Sunday. He was 64, said a press release. A ...

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Election to be held timely, fairly, says Dr Gowher

Photo: Adviser to the Prime Minister on International Affairs Dr Gowher Rizvi at a discussion on Bangladesh-Australia trade and investment opportunities in Dhaka on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Dhaka, Sept 16 : Adviser to the Prime Minister on International Affairs Dr Gowher Rizvi on Sunday said the next general election will be held fairly and timely without any impediment. “The ...

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People getting back trust in police, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File Photo Dhaka, Sept 16 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said people are now getting back their trust and confidence in the police force as they are discharging their responsibilities with utmost honesty, sincerity, devotion and dedication to ensure their security. “Now, the people’s confidence and trust in the police have returned, which is ...

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Istanbul event promotes Bangladesh as investment destination

Dhaka, Sep 16 : Bangladesh Consulate General in Istanbul has made a presentation on ‘Bangladesh: A Socio-Economic Miracle’ to promote Bangladesh in Turkey. The programme was held on Friday at Bakirkoy NGO Association Platform, an established NGO organisation in Turkey consisting of more than 20 NGOs working mainly on environment and developmental issues. Members of the NGOs, who are well ...

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