• 2 ‘Huji men’ held in Dhaka

    Police Bureau of Investigation claims to have arrested two leaders of banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji) including its Narayanganj regional commander in Dhaka’s Jatrabari area.

  • Teacher’s humiliation: Cops say Osman a ‘victim’

    Police submit probe report before the High Court portraying lawmaker Salim Osman as a victim in the incident of humiliation of a Narayanganj teacher.

  • Rupganj boy killed brutally

    A 10-year-old boy is brutally killed allegedly by pumping air into his body through his rectum in Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila.

  • Dhaka mayors get minister status

    The two mayors of Dhaka city corporations are awarded the status of full minister, the mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation is given the status of deputy minister, according to a gazette notification.

  • Sadarghat, Bangladesh

    WB funds Bangladesh $360m for improving inland waterways

    The World Bank approves US$360 million to help Bangladesh improve the navigability, year-round safe transport for passengers and cargo along Bangladesh’s busiest waterways.

  • Obaidul Quader

    1000 volunteers to help police for traffic management: Obaidul

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says around 1,000 volunteers will be deployed at 14 spots on different highways ahead of the Eid-ul Fitr to ensure smooth vehicular movement.

  • Batik village goes into Eid overdrive

    On a mundane Monday, the sun shone brightly in the front yard of the home-cum-factory of Iqbal Hossain and his wife but they were arranging batiks in neat folds, not caring about the heat.

  • Teacher humiliation: N’ganj cops get more time to submit report

    The High Court directs the superintendent of police and officer-in-charge of Bandar Police Station in Narayanganj to submit detailed reports by August 4 on the incident of public humiliation of schoolteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • N'ganj cops seek 2 months for submitting reports

    Narayanganj police have sought two months' time from the High Court for submitting reports on the incident of public humiliation of schoolteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • N’ganj teacher humiliation: Cops seek more time to submit report to HC

    Narayanganj police seek two months time from the High Court for submitting report over the incident of public humiliation of school teacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • HC wants details on N’ganj teacher humiliation

    High Court directs the authorities concerned to submit before it three detail reports specifying the steps taken against those responsible for humiliating Narayanganj teacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • JP is just unable

    Despite drawing widespread condemnation for publicly humiliating a schoolteacher, lawmaker Salim Osman is still getting Jatiya Party by his side because of his money and influence in Narayanganj, party insiders say.

  • Fallout from Narayanganj: Hope and Despair

    Salim Osman might have put the last straw on the camel's back. His using of cheap, religious and communal sentiments of the people is absurdly wild and dangerous. It could wreak havoc on Narayanganj, and eventually on the whole country.

  • N'ganj teacher did not demean Islam

    An education ministry probe has found that the Piyar Sattar Latif High School committee had forced headteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta to resign with unproven allegation that he had hurt the religious sentiment of the Muslims.

  • ‘N’ganj teacher was forced to sign resignation letter’

    Education ministry-formed committee says the way Narayanganj school headmaster Shyamal Kanti Bhakta was suspended was beyond relevant rules. A school student made inconsistent statements on whether the teacher said anything demeaning religion and hence the allegation may not be considered acceptable, the report said.

  • Miscreants hacked N’ganj khadem

    Miscreants seriously injure a khadem (caretaker) of a mosque in Narayanganj town early today.

  • 7 injured in N’ganj factory fire

    Seven people sustain burn injuries as fire broke out at an edible oil factory in Narayanganj this afternoon.

  • Pressure piles up on Salim Osman

    Controversial Jatiya Party lawmaker AKM Salim Osman, now under pressure from the Awami League as well as his own party, last night cancelled his press conference scheduled for today.

  • N’ganj teacher humiliation: Demand for arrest of Salim Osman

    People from cross sections of life demands the immediate arrest of Narayanganj lawmaker Salim Osman for humiliating a school headmaster.

  • Salim Osman won’t attend JS if he has any self-respect: Nasim

    Health Minister Mohammad Nasim says Jatiya Party lawmaker Salim Osman will refrain from joining the parliament sessions “if he has any self-respect”.

  • Teacher beaten for ‘harassing’ student

    Locals beat up a teacher and handed him over to the police after he allegedly harassed a girl of class-IX at a school in Narayanganj

  • Muezzin ‘kills’ minor girl in N’ganj

    Law enforcers arrest a muezzin in Narayanganj on charge of killing a minor girl.

  • N’ganj headmaster taken to Dhaka Medical

    Narayanganj school headmaster Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, who was in attention for the last few days over an incident of humiliation by a local lawmaker, is moved to Dhaka for better treatments.

  • Injustice done to him

    An education ministry probe committee found no evidence that Shyamal Kanti Bhakta had hurt anyone's religious sentiment though, on this allegation, the Narayanganj headmaster was publicly humiliated on a local lawmaker's instruction.

  • Shaymal Kanti Bhakta

    ‘I was humiliated by a lawmaker’

    Six days after his humiliation by a mob, Shyamal Kanti Bhakta is reinstated as the headmaster of a Narayanganj school.

  • MP Osman won’t apologise

    Local lawmaker from Jatiya Party, AKM Salim Osman, says he will not apologise for forcing a high school headmaster to squat holding his ears in public.

  • N’ganj teacher wants justice

    Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, the school headmaster of Narayanganj, wants justice for his humiliation over the allegation of his disparaging statements about religion.

  • N’ganj teacher should be reinstated: 14-party

    Leaders of the ruling Awami League-led 14-party political alliance say the government should reinstate the headmaster of Piyar Sattar Latif High School who was suspended after humiliation in public.

  • Why no action for N’ganj teacher’s humiliation: HC

    The High Court issues a rule upon the government to explain in two weeks as to why it should not be directed to take necessary legal actions against local lawmaker Salim Osman and others who humiliated a schoolteacher of Narayanganj.

  • Shyamal Kanti Bhakta

    Teacher’s humiliation: Minister assures steps after probe

    As probe begins into the humiliation of a Narayanganj school headmaster, education minister assures that steps will be taken on the basis of recommendations by a probe body.

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