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Actress Nawshaba put on 4-day remand

Dhaka, Aug 5 : A court here on Sunday put actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed on a four-day remand in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mazharul Haq passed the order when Bikash Chandra Pal, sub-inspector of Uttara Police Station and also the investigation officer of the case produced her before the court ...

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6 photojournalists injured in attacks by ‘BCL’

Photo: Associated Press photojournalist AM Ahad after sustaining injuries from BCL attack. Dhaka, Aug 5 : Six photojournalists including one for internationally renowned news agency the Associated Press (AP) have been injured in an alleged attack by ruling party student front Bangladesh Chhatra League in different parts of the city on Sunday. The injured were identified as AM Ahad of ...

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Home minister warns of action if situation goes beyond tolerance level

Dhaka, Aug 5 : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said that none will be spared if the current situation goes beyond the tolerance level. “There is a limit of tolerance level, actions will be taken if the situation goes beyond tolerance level,” said the minister while inaugurating Traffic Week at GPO intersection in the capital. Actions will also be ...

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Student held over ‘telephonic conversation’ with BNP’s Amir Khasru

Cumilla, Aug 5 : Detectives in a drive detained a student from Deura village in Barura upazila early Sunday in connection with a ‘leaked phone conversation’ with BNP standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury. The arrestee was identified as Milhanur Rahman Naumi, son of Siddiqur Rahman. He completed his Bar-at-Law from a university in London and a friend of ...

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People’s sufferings mount as bus services remain halted for 3rd day

Dhaka, Aug 5 : Long-route bus service remained suspended for the 3rd  consecutive day on Sunday as an apparent counter-programme against the ongoing student movement for safe road, causing immense sufferings to people across the country. No long-route bus left and entered Dhaka from Gabtoli, Mohakhali and Saidabad bus terminals. Kazi Wazed, officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station, said that no ...

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Countrywide Traffic Week begins

Dhaka, Aug 5 : The observance of Traffic Week across the country began  today (Sunday) to reinforce discipline on roads and highways. Amid the growing student movement over a nine-point demand, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Saturday announced to observe the Traffic Week across the country. During the Traffic Week, legal steps will be taken against unfit ...

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Actress Nawshaba detained over spreading rumours on FB

Actress Nawshaba. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Aug 5 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detained actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed from Uttara area in the capital on Saturday night over spreading rumours on Facebook over attack on protesting students. A text message of Rab said that a team of elite force detained Nawshaba and took her to Rab-1 office for interrogation ...

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Miscreants attack US Ambassador’s car at Mohammadpur

US ambassador Marcia Bernicat. File photo Dhaka, Aug 5 : The vehicle carrying outgoing US ambassador Marcia Bernicat came under attack by a group of unidentified miscreants as it left the residence of Badiul Alam Majumder, secretary of civil society advocacy group SHUJAN, on Saturday night. The US Ambassador was attending a courtesy dinner at Dr Majumder’s house in the ...

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Samakal Editor Golam’s treatment starts in Singapore

Dainik Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar. File photo Dhaka, Aug 4 : The treatment of Dainik Samakal Editor Golam Sarwar has started at Singapore General Hospital in the morning around 8:30 am. Earlier, doctors advised the family members to transfer him to a Singapore hospital for better treatment and they started for Singapore on Friday night. Family members informed about the ...

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Audio clip of ‘talks between Khosru’ and unknown boy goes viral : Khosru denies

BNP senior leader Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury. File photo Dhaka, Aug 4 : A reported audio clip of telephonic conversation between BNP standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury and an unknown boy over intensifying the ongoing student movement went viral on Facebook and YouTube on Saturday. Khosru, however, termed the audio false and fabricated one, and said it was ...

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