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ACC starts examining FF certificates of its 9 officials

Staff Reporter: A fresh move has been started by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) to examine how 9 of its officials managed to avail the Freedom Fighters (FF) certificate without fulfilling the requirements for the certificates. The probe began after the investigation of 6 government officials along with a director general. The decision has been […]

SC hearing on Ghulam Azam appeal Dec 2

DHAKA : The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court will hear on December 2 the appeal filed by convicted war criminal Ghulam Azam against the verdict sentencing the nonagenarian retired Jamaat-e-Islami ameer to 90 years in jail unto death for his crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War, reports UNB. A five-member bench of […]

5 BD nat’ls killed in KSA road crash

DHAKA : Five Bangladesh nationals, all hailing from Cox’ s Bazar district, were killed and two others suffered wounds in a road accident in Makkah, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, reports UNB. Bangladesh Ambassador in Riyadh M Shahidul Islam confirmed UNB over phone about the casualties in the accident. The Bangladeshis were killed in the accident […]

Daylong hartal on Oct 26

Staff Reporter A nationwide daylong hartal for October 26th has been announce by Sammilito Islami Dal in demand of Latif’s trial for his anti-Islamic remark about hajj, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and Tablighi Jamaat. The announcement for the shutdown has been made by Mawlana Zafrullah Khan, Secretary general of the coalition at a press conference held […]

Sher-e-Banglanagar SI held for shooting youth

DHAKA : Police on Wednesday arrested a sub-inspector of Sher-e-Banglanagar Police Station as he deliberately shot a youth due to previous enmity, reports UNB. Officer-in-charge (OC) of the police station Abdul Momin was withdrawn and transferred to the Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police in connection with the incident. Police said sub-inspector Anwar Hossain had […]

It’s democracy’s world victory: Hasina

DHAKA : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday described the winning of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) by two Bangladeshi candidates as democracy’s world victory, reports UNB “It’s democracy’s world victory,” she told a reception accorded to Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Saber Hossain Chowdhury for being elected as […]

Sirajganj court issues arrest warrant against Latif

Sirajganj: A court here on Tuesday issued a warrant for arrest of recently sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique arrest in a case filed for hurting religious sentiments of Muslims with his derogatory remarks on hajj, says UNB. Freedom fighter Ainul Haque, legal secretary of the district unit of Islami Andolon Bangladesh, filed a case with […]

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Limon maiming accidental, claims Asaduzzaman

DHAKA : State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday described as mere an accident the incident in which then Jhalakati college student Limon Hossain was shot and maimed by Rab members in 2011, reports UNB. He came up with the remark when his attention was drawn to a statement of Human Rights Watch over […]

President to open ICC-B int’l conference Oct 25

DHAKA : A two-day international conference on ‘Global Economic Recovery: Asian Perspective’, organized by the International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh (ICC-B) in celebration of 20 years of the organization, will begin in Dhaka on October 25, reports UNB. President Md Abdul Hamid will inaugurate this high level conference at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), said […]

Religious sanctity to be protected as per constitution : Inu

DHAKA : Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu yesterday said the religious sanctity will be protected as per the country’s constitution, reports UNB. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led government has arranged all measure for performing religious activities of all people in different faiths, whatever religious traders, war criminals, militants and Khaleda followers groups say,” he told […]