Ten eminent citizens of the county today called upon the government to stop the “extra-judicial killings” and demanded a judicial enquiry into the incidents. They also expressed their grave concern over the ongoing “killings of people” in the name of...
Interviews with a close political colleague of the prime minister are the first time that evidence has pointed towards the prime minister's direct involvement. Under the current regime, there have been hundreds of secret detentions by law enforcement authorities,...
Mir Mostafiz : Dhaka does not expect any positive outcome involving the Teesta water-sharing problem during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's upcoming visit to Indian state of West Bengal. The prime minister will meet her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and chief...
The High Court has summoned all the investigating officers (IOs) of 56 graft cases filed over BASIC Bank’s Tk 35 billion loan scam as they failed to complete the investigation in two and a half years. It asked IOs...
The High Court has issued an order to provide Tk 10 million as compensation to the family of Rajib Hasan, a student of Govt. Titumir College, who got his right arm lost being pressed between two buses in the...
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen. Photo taken from OIC website. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen today vowed to continue support for Rohingya people, who fled Rakhine state following...
Lawyers for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia say she has asked them to convey the news of her illness to court during hearings on her bail. Five lawyers – Zainul Abedin, Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, AJ Mohammad Ali, Abdur Rezak Khan, and...
Net inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from India to Bangladesh rose by 44.76 per cent in the past year, central bank statistics showed. The Bangladesh Bank data showed that the FDI from the neighbouring country in net terms stood...
Canada's special envoy says on Rohingya issue, insists Myanmar must be held accountable for crimes against humanity Myanmar must be held accountable for crimes against humanity, said Canadian Prime Minister's Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae yesterday. He emphasised the need...
Mayoral candidate halts campaign for 4hrs over 'arrest, harassment' The BNP-nominated mayoral candidate in Khulna City Corporation (KCC) polls yesterday suspended his election campaign for around four hours in protest of “wholesale arrest and harassment” of the party leaders and...
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