JS adopts obituary motion on Farooque

Jatiya Sangsad yesterday adopted a condolence motion expressing grief over the deaths of some distinguished personalities, including ruling party lawmaker, actor and freedom fighter Akbar Hossain Pathan (Farooque).

Pyari Begum of Mukh O Mukhosh no more

Pyari Begum, renowned actress and the female lead of the first ever Bangla feature film produced here, “Mukh O Mukhosh”, breathed her last yesterday at her Uttara residence.

PM mourns death of Kalyani Kazi

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent singer Kalyani Kazi, the youngest daughter-in-law of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam.

Historian Ranajit Guha passes away

One of the most influential South Asian historians, famous for his epoch-making work on subaltern studies, Ranajit Guha, who would have turned 100 this May, passed away yesterday.

Majeed Khan passes away

Dr A Majeed Khan, president of the executive board of Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs, passed away at Evercare Hospital on April 26. He was 94, said a press release.

Asiruddin Ahmed’s death anniv observed

The 24th death anniversary of Asiruddin Ahmed, a retired co-operative inspector of Rangpur, was observed yesterday, said a press release.

Mahabubul Haq no more

Veteran banker ATM Mahabubul Haq passed away on Thursday at his residence in Dhaka. He was 95.

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Wahidur’s death anniv

Today is the 10th death anniversary of educationist Md Wahidur Rahman, said a press release.

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Shamsuddin Ahmed passes away

Shamsuddin Ahmed, president of Mohakhali Central Jame Mosque, passed away on May 2. He was 96, said a press release. 

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Quamrul Islam passes away

Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, former general secretary of Jatiya Press Club, passed away last night at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital. He was 63.

Senior journalist Quamrul Islam Chowdhury no more

Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, former general secretary of the Jatiya Press Club, passed away tonight at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

Seraj Uddin’s death anniv

Today is the 38th death anniversary of Seraj Uddin Ahmed, founder chairman of Elite Paint Group of Companies.

Khuki no more

Dil Afroze Khuki passed away while undergoing treatment at Mother Teresa Homes in the city yesterday afternoon. She was 63.

Home minister mourns Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury's death

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today expressed deep shock and grief at the death of Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and freedom fighter Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury

Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury no more

Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and valiant freedom fighter Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury died tonight at the Gonoshasthaya Nagar Hospital

Rokia Afzal laid to rest

Iconic business personality Rokia Afzal Rahman was laid to rest at the capital’s Banani graveyard yesterday.