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Five JMB men get death penalty for Kunio killing

Staff Reporter:A Rangpur Court on Tuesday rendered death penalty for five members of banned extremist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh for the killing of Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi at Kaunia in Read More

Transport workers on countrywide strike

Staff Correspondent:Transport workers took their protests to a bigger scale protesting conviction of two fellow drivers and leaving commuters huddled in the capital Dhaka and all over the country. The Read More

HC stays for 6 months 2nd phase of gas price

Staff Reporter:The High Court on Tuesday stayed for six months the second phase of gas price hike made effective from June 1. The court also asked about the legality of Read More

Child marriage law passed at Parliament

Staff Reporter:The parliament on Monday passed the Child Marriage Restraint Act-2017 bill keeping the much talked about special provision that allows a boy or a girl to get married before Read More

Cabinet nods to fish-farming in the sea

Staff Reporter:The Cabinet on Monday formally consented the draft of a bill to establish fish farms in the coastal waters of the Bay of Bengal. The approval came from the Read More

RU student Sifat Suicide: Husband jailed for 10 years

Staff Correspondent:Dhaka's third Speedy Trial Tribunal's Judge Sayeed Ahmed sentenced to 10 years jail to Late student of the Rajshahi University, Wahida Sifat’s husband for provoking her to commit suicide. Read More

HC bans antibiotic, hormone drugs of 28 companies

Staff Correspondent:The High Court on Monday ordered the authorities to halt production and marketing of antibiotic penicillin and hormone drugs of 28 companies. Following a writ petition filed by Human Read More

Khadiza’s testimony recorded in Sylhet court

Staff Correspondent:College student Khadiza Akhter Nargis, who was stabbed by a Bangladesh Chhatra League leader(now he has been suspended) and came back home on Friday after over four months treatment Read More

4 engineers and contractors get 10 years jail

Staff Correspondent:Dhaka’s Fifth Special Judge’s Court has sentenced four people to 10-year rigorous imprisonment in a case filed over the death of four-year-old Jihad who fell into an abandoned but Read More

8 burnt in Old Dhaka fire, fire service working

Staff Correspondent:At least eight people sustained burn injuries in a fire at a shop in Islambagh area of Old Dhaka today afternoon. Police said, the injured are taking treatment at Read More