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Khaleda's health in vulnerable state

BNP on Thursday urged the government to allow its Chairperson Khaleda Zia receive advanced treatment abroad shunning 'politics of vengeance' as she is in a vulnerable condition with various old health complications, reports UNB. "Our chairperson is now seriously ill. As she couldn't receive proper treatment over the last four...

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Ex-Ctg JCD leader shot after arrest

CHATTOGRAM, June 17: Police arrested a former leader of Jatiyatabadi Chattra Dal, the student wing of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, from Asian Highway Link Road of Bayezid area in the city early Thursday.Later, he was allegedly shot in the leg by the police.The injured is Md Saiful Islam, 34, a...

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BNP is patron of evil forces, says Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said BNP is the patron of destructive evil forces, reports BSS.He came up with the remark while speaking at a press briefing on contemporary issues at his Secretariat office.Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, said those who have taken the...

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Charge sheet filed against Chhatra Odhikar leader in rape case

Police filed on Thursday charge sheet against former convener of Bangladesh Sadharon Chhatra Odhikar Songrokkhon Parishad, Hasan Al Mamun in a case lodged by a female student of Dhaka University (DU) for raping her and abetting the crime, reports BSS.Investigation officer (IO) Aslam Uddin Mollah filed the charge sheet with...

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JCD announces new RU unit committee

RAJSHAHI UNIVERSITY, June 17 (UNB): The Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, the student wing of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), has announced a new committee for its Rajshahi University unit for a period of two academic years.The student wing's central unit announced the 31-member committee on Wednesday evening. Central unit president...

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Nasir is a gentleman, please release him: JP MPs

Jatiya Party MP Golam Kibria Tipu on Thursday demanded the release of Nasir Uddin Mahmud, the prime accused in a case filed by actress Pori Moni on charges of attempted rape and murder, reports UNB.He placed the demand in Parliament, joining the general discussion on the proposed budget for 2021-22...

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Bangladesh Hawkers Union brought out a procession from in front of the National Press Club

Bangladesh Hawkers Union brought out a procession from in front of the National Press Club in the city on Thursday demanding formation of a law friendly to the interests of the street venders — FE photo

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Bangabandhu was greatest asset of BD, says minister

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun Thursday said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the greatest intellectual asset of Bangladesh, reports BSS."Bangladesh and Bangabandhu cannot be separated from each other. Bangabandhu designed and patented Bangladesh. There is no other designer greater than Bangabandhu. Bangladesh became independent with...

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SC upholds rejection of writ against gazette on Papul's MP post

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday dismissed the petition challenging the validity of the gazette declaring the parliamentary seat of Md Shahid Islam Papul in Laxmipur-2 constituency vacant and the by-election schedule, reports BSS.A virtual appellate division bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed...

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17 sued over Rohingya NID scam

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday sued 17 people, including public officials and policemen, accusing them of helping Rohingyas get Bangladesh National Identity (NID) cards and passports, reports UNB.The deputy assistant director of ACC district integrated office of Chittagong 2, Md Sharif Uddin, filed the case.ACC probe found that the accused...

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JS session adjourned till June 28

The sitting of the parliament session has been adjourned till 11:00am on June 28, reports BSS.Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury made the announcement at 2:35pm on Thursday.

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