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Farhad Mazhar placed at court for recording statement

Detective Branch of Police on Tuesday on Tuesday afternoon placed poet, writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar before metropolitan magistrate Laskar Sohel Rana for recording his statement. Farhad arrived in the chamber Details

SC prolongs stay on HC order against mobile court

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday prolonged for two more weeks a chamber judge’s order that earlier temporary stayed a High Court verdict announcing operation of mobile Details

Death toll climbs up to 10

Another body of a garment laborer was rescued from the debris of Multi-Fabs Ltd in Nayarapara area of Gazipur on Tuesday morning, raising the death toll from the boiler blast Details

Farhad Mazhar liberated in own custody

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate’s court on Tuesday liberated poet, writer and columnist Farhad Mazhar in his own custody at a bond of Tk 10,000. Metropolitan magistrate Ahsan Habib passed the order Details

Cabinet approves a proposal to operate Bangabandhu Satellite

The cabinet has given approval to a proposal for constitution of the Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company (BCSC) Limited to peacefully operate the country's first-ever Bangabandhu Satellite-1.   The approval came at the Details

Two detained in Netrokona over torturing of child house-maid

A housewife and her husband were detained over allegation of torturing a child house-maid in Netrokona.   The victim Swarnamoni, 8, was rushed to Netrokona Sadar Hospital for treatment.   Acting Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Details

Hill-slide again hits Rangamati

Hill-slide again took place in Rangamati on Monday noon though no terrific incident was reported yet.   Local people said, the incident took place around 12:00 pm at Deppochhari area of Chittagong-Rangamati Details

SC stays HC verdict repealing 16th amendment

The Appellate Division of Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the government appeal against the High Court verdict that had struck down the 16th amendment to the constitution restoring parliament’s power Details

Sylhet flood causes 174 schools shut; 2.5 lakh people marooned

The flowing of water from the upstream and heavy rainfall triggered by monsoon over the last one week flooded vast areas in six upazilas of Sylhet district, leaving about 2.5 Details

Corruption should be stopped and it should not take place in any way

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday warned government officials against corruption saying that there should be no dishonesty in any form. ‘I want work, I want work with honesty; corruption should Details

IG asks for help of people to root out militancy

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Sunday said law enforcement agencies have already broken the backbones of militant groups although the militancy is yet to be stamped Details

515 Bangladeshis held in Malaysia

At least 515 Bangladeshi workers among 1,035 foreign labourers have been held in Malaysia for staying there as invalid migrants.   Malaysian authorities concerned informed to the journalists to have detained Bangladeshis Details

Five killed in lightning strike in Kushtia

At least five people were killed and six other wounded in a lightning strike at an agricultural field at Mirpur upazila in Kushtia on Sunday noon.   The identity of the victims Details

3 female suspects held in Kushtia

Law enforcers on Saturday busted a “Neo JMB hideout” in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia and held three suspected female militants. Among the arrestees, two were instantly identified as Tithi Khatun, Details

People pay homage to Holy Artisan attack victims

People from all classes of life on Saturday paid their respects by placing wreaths to the victims of Holey Artisan attack.   Representatives of various political parties including Awami League, BNP, Jubo Details

90 militants killed, over 200 held since Gulshan Cafe attack

At least 90 armed militants have been killed by the law enforcers in different operations across the country since the attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in capital's Gulshan area on July Details

Banani road crash injures over 50

More than 50 passengers were wounded as a bus lost its control and hit two private cars in Banani in the capital on Friday.   The accident took place at 12pm at Details

Bangladeshi first female justice to retire next month

The first and only one female justice of Appellate Division of Supreme Court (SC) Nazmun Ara Sultana is going to take retirement first week of next month. SC website reveals that Details

Stringent security measure taken for peaceful Eid celebration

The entire country has been brought under strict security measure, including in the capital city, with deployment of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police for peaceful and smooth celebration of Details

Quader urges people not to take risky ride on rooftops of vehicles

Obaidul Quader, Road Transport and Bridges Minister on Saturday requested people not to take ride on rooftops of vehicles risking their lives. The accident in Rangpur occurred due to reckless driving. Details