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No Sec 57 case against journalists without my permission: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque on Saturday said filing cases against journalists under Section 57 of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Act will require his prior permission. The Details

Rohingya new arrivals now 613,000

The number of new arrivals from Myanmar's Rakhine State now stands at 613,000, the UN Migration Agency said on Thursday night.  The official situation report figures are tabulated using the IOM Details

AG takes umbrage at SCBA statements

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam on Thursday accused the president and general secretary of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) of trying to politicise the ‘Chief Justice issue’. “Both the president and Details

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day being observed

The Shaheed Noor Hossain Day, commemorating the martyrdom of a young pro-democracy activist during the anti-Ershad movement in the late 80s, is being observed on Friday in a befitting manner. Different Details

Forbes ranks Hasina as 30th most powerful woman

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has moved up to 30th on the list of 100 most powerful women in the world this year. Last year, she was on the 36th Details

Rohingya woman held with 9,800 Yaba in Coxs Bazar

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a Rohingya woman along with 9,800 pieces of Yaba tablets from Kutupalong camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar district Details

Sexual predators, human traffickers target Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Organised criminal gangs and sexual predators are scouring the Rohingya refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border looking for orphans, promising dubious jobs and exploiting women for so-called "survival sex", according Details

Blue Whale like games asked to be blocked

The High Court on Monday asked the authorities concerned to stop the Blue Whale Challenge game and all other similar kinds of games, blamed for suicides of teenagers. The HC bench Details

CJ SK Sinhas wife flies to Australia

Chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha's wife Sushma Sinha is flying to Australia to join her husband. She left Dhaka for Australia on Tuesday night. After three days her husband went Details

President raises 11 corruption charges against CJ Sinha

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is facing 11 charges, including money laundering and corruption, the Supreme Court said in a statement yesterday, a day after he left the country for Details

President signs GO for CJ Sinha s visit abroad

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has already signed Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha's letter that he wrote to the President, Abdul Hamid, asking permission for going abroad.   The minister for law, Details

Chief Justice Sinha, wife get Australian visa for three years

Chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, whose one-month leave on health grounds sparked off speculations, and his wife Sushma Sinha have received Australian visas for three years. "The chief justice and Details

Train services of Dhaka with 3 dists resume

Train communication of Dhaka with Mymensingh, Jamalpur and Netrakona districts resumed nearly after three and half hours of disruption following the derailment of an intercity train at Gafargaon Railway Station Details

Bangladesh turned global spotlight on Rohingya crisis

The Rohingya crisis has become a concern for the international community because of Bangladesh’s efforts, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She made the remarks at a reception for her return from Details

SCBA leaders couldnot enter CJ s residence

Leaders of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) said the law enforcers did not allow them to go to the residence of chief justice SK Sinha in the city on Details

Bangladesh to move ahead despite Rohingya influx: PM

The premier said the hapless Rohingya people who fled to Bangladesh will be shifted to an island called “Bhasan Char” from Cox's Bazar. Asserting that Bangladesh never felt scared in facing Details

Myanmar makes proposal, to take back Rohingya refugees

Myanmar today proposed to repatriate the Rohingya refugees who have fled into Bangladesh following persecution in the Rakhine state. Kyaw Tint Swe, a minister of Myanmar State Counsellor Office, offered the Details

We have proven, we can: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina beamed with exaltation and cheer at the first installation of a span on the country's biggest infrastructure Padma Bridge project and said, 'Yes, we've proved, we Details

PM leaves Washington for London

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Washington on Monday for London on her way back home wrapping up her 16-day visit to the United States. “A United Airlines flight carrying the prime Details

Padma Bridge is visible now

The work of Padma bridge is going on very fast.The Super Structure (Span) carried by the floating crane is placed on the pillar number 37 and 38. On Saturday (September Details