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Minni as woman is entitled to bail in law as well as on humanitarian ground

Recently there has been a dangerous escalation in crime and lawlessness in the country. Especially killing, raping and mass violence have spread all over the country causing panic among

Suspended ACC director Basir arrested

Staff Reporter :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested its suspended official Khandaker Enamul Basir on charges of taking bribes.He was arrested late on Monday (Jul 22) from the capital's Darus

NOT A CAR MARKET: About two-third areas of a busy road on the eastern side of the Press Club are occupied everyday for parking of cars of the officials or visitors to the Secretariat building causing untold sufferings to commuters despite presence of the traffic authorities throughout the day. This photo was taken from in front of Biddut Bhaban in city on Monday.

NOT A CAR MARKET: About two-third areas of a busy road on the eastern side of the Press Club are occupied everyday for parking of cars of the officials or visitors to the Secretariat building causing untold sufferings to commuters despite presence of the traffic authorities throughout the day. This photo was taken from in front of Biddut Bhaban in city on Monday.

Administrator for Aziz Co-op soon

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has recommended for appointing an administrator to the Aziz Co-operative Commerce and Finance Credit Society Limited to ensure that depositors get their

4 ex-Biman officials sentenced for embezzling Tk 28.58 lakh

Court Correspondent :The Special Judge Court-4 of Dhaka yesterday sentenced four former officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines to different terms of imprisonment in a case filed for embezzling Tk 28.58

Minority communities condemn Priya Saha's statement

Staff Reporter :Leaders of the three organisations of Hindu, Bouddha and Christian communities have condemned and also rejected Priya Saha's statement on oppression of minorities in Bangladesh, terming it "false

Priya Saha distorted my research findings: Prof Barkat

Staff Reporter  :President of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) Prof Abul Barkat on Monday said that Priya Saha had distorted his research findings claiming that he did never say that some

Syndicate still controls Malaysian labour market

Gazi Anowar :Malaysian labour market for Bangladeshi nationals is yet to be freed from syndication. A blacklisted company 'Synerflux's SPPA' by Malaysian government is now active again as Bangladesh trying

Court dismisses Minni's two petitions

UNB, Barguna :A court here on Monday dismissed two petitions filed by lawyers of Aysha Siddika Minni seeking her production before it to take her signature in two appeals for

HC summons DCCs’ health officers

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Monday summoned the Chief Health Officials of the two city corporations of Dhaka to appear in the court to inform about the steps

Woman lynched in Badda, 3 put on remand

Court Correspondent :The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka yesterday placed three youths on a four-day remand each in a case filed over lynching Taslima Begum Renu to death

Govt warns of stern action against lynching Anyone can take help over rumour thru dial '999'

Staff Reporter :The government on Sunday issued a strong note of warning against killing of people based on suspicion regarding rumour over child-lifting, saying perpetrators of such barbaric acts would

PHQs order unit chiefs to act

Staff Reporter :The Police Headquarters (PHQs) have asked all the unit chiefs across the country to take steps to stop deaths in mob beating.In this regard, Sayeed Tariqul Hasan, Assistant

Shinzo Abe declared victory in Japan election

Shinzo Abe declared victory in Japan election

CNN, Tokyo :Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections with polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament, and is

BTRC cancels 48 ISPs licenses

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has cancelled the license of 48 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for not renewing their license.The information was disseminated through two separate orders signed

Flood ravaged Bojra College of Ulipur in Kurigram district where classes have been suspended due to waterlogging. This photo was taken on Monday.

Flood ravaged Bojra College of Ulipur in Kurigram district where classes have been suspended due to waterlogging. This photo was taken on Monday.

 Dengue spreading fast: 22 dead

Dengue spreading fast: 22 dead

Md Joynal Abdin Khan with Abdul Alim :The number of death of dengue patients has increased across the country alarmingly in recent days.At least 22 people died in last seventh

43 convicts file appeals with HC

Staff Reporter :Forty-three convicts on Sunday filed three separate appeals with the High Court (HC) seeking acquittal of the charges in the case over the attack on a train carrying

2 sedition cases against Priya Saha in Dhaka dismissed

Court Correspondent :Two sedition cases filed here against Priya Saha, who raised allegations of minority torture in Bangladesh during a meeting with US President Donald Trump, were dismissed hours after

70 DAGs appointed

Staff Reporter :The government on Sunday appointed 70 lawyers of the Supreme Court in the posts of Deputy Attorney Generals (DAGs) under the Section 3(2) of The Bangladesh Law Officers

Conflict over drug dealing: Locals

Refat Sharif, the victim of the much-publicised daylight murder in Barguna, along with his assailants Nayon Bond and Rifat Forazi all share one commonality - drugs.The three were implicated in

Minni's bail plea rejected

Staff Reporter :A Barguna court on Sunday rejected the bail petition of Aysha Siddika Minni in connection with the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif, who was hacked to death

Chancellor Hammond to quit if Johnson becomes PM

Philip Hammond has told the BBC he intends to resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes the UK's next PM.He said a no-deal Brexit, something Mr Johnson has left open

PM doesn't want hasty action against Priya Saha: Quader

Transport Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said he has been instructed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina not to take any hasty step against Priya Saha for her remarks during a

Priya Saha explains her WH remarks

Priya Saha, a beleaguered activist who works for minority rights, has stood by her remarks on the alleged persecution of Hindus in Bangladesh to US President Donald Trump during a

DIG Mizan shown arrested in bribery case

Staff Reporter :Suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Mizanur Rahman has been shown arrested in a case filed for transaction of Tk 40 lakh as bribe.Judge KM Emrul Kayesh

6 cops among 9 killed in gun attack in DI Khan

AP News :Nine people, including three civilians and six policemen, died in two back-to-back attacks in Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday.According to Dl Khan District Police Officer (DPO) Salim Riaz,

Flood water peeping around Dhaka

Flood water peeping around Dhaka

Though all the major rivers of the country are in falling trend except the Padma, the water level in the rivers around the capital continues to rise. But they are

As a civilised people we should know that truth is unforgiving of lies and liars

It is unbelievable that in free Bangladesh the people will not be free of fear of government. As if some of us are no more us, truthful and dignified,

Over 100 lawyers to provide legal aid to Minni

Over 100 lawyers to provide legal aid to Minni

Staff Reporter  :Over one hundred lawyers stationed in Dhaka will provide legal assistance to Aysha Siddika Minni, wife of Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death in broad daylight in