12m ago| Crime & Justice

SC upholds verdict declaring appointment of 1,650 DAE staff ‘legal’

The Supreme Court today upheld a High Court verdict that declared “legal” the appointments of 1,650 sub assistant agriculture officers at the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE).

21m ago| Crime & Justice

Rab didn’t find anything in my house: Malek

Abdul Malek, the former driver of Directorate General of Health Service (DGHS) who was sentenced today to 30 years' rigorous imprisonment for possessing illegal firearms and ammunition, said...

30m ago| Crime & Justice

Cox’s Bazar Krishak League leader shot dead

A leader of Bangladesh Krishak League was shot dead at his house in Chakaria upazila of Cox’s Bazar early today.

14h ago| Politics

Personal Data Protection Law - A conspiracy to snatch peoples’ rights: Fakhrul

BNP yesterday said the proposed personal data protection bill is nothing but a conspiracy to snatch the rights of citizens’ freedom of expression.

14h ago| Crime & Justice

Ansar al Islam targeting non-Muslims, transgender people for recruitment: CTTC

Militant outfit Ansar al Islam, said to be the Bangladesh chapter of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, is now targeting non-Muslims and transgender people to recruit them into militancy,...

14h ago| Bangladesh

Face-Off over Parir Pahar: Ctg lawyers demand removal of DC

Chattogram District Bar Association (CDBA) leaders yesterday demanded removal of Deputy Commissioner of Chattogram Mohammed Mominur Rahman, accusing him of resorting to falsehood against the...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Khaleda’s Jail Term: Suspended for another 6 months

The government has extended for six months the suspension of the jail term of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. 

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Apathy eats away vote

In an ominous sign for democracy, the practice of a candidate being elected unopposed has gripped the parliamentary by-polls as well as local body polls.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Schoolhouse devoured in flood, built overnight

Purba Satunama Aminpara Government Primary School, situated at remote Satunama shoal area along the Tessta river in Dimla upazila, had no physical existence since it was washed away in the last...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Rice cultivation in school playground!

Schools in the country have recently been reopened following a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, Ramnagar Poshchimpara Primary School in Kushtia’s Mirpur upazila is still off limits...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Delwar Hossain passes away

Delwar Hossain, former founding president of Dhaka Sangbadpatra Hawkers Bohumukhi Samabaya Samity Ltd, passed away on Saturday.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Rozina’s petition seeking return of passport rejected

A Dhaka court yesterday rejected a petition filed by journalist Rozina Islam seeking return of her passport, two mobile phones, and a PID card.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Probe if Pir has links to militancy

The High Court yesterday directed the Counter Terrorism and Transitional Crime (CTTC) Unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police to find out if Rajarbag Darbar Shareef Pir Dillur Rahman had any connections...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Ex-DIG prisons Partha Gopal sent to jail on surrender

A Dhaka court yesterday sent suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of prisons Partha Gopal Banik to jail after he surrendered before it in a case filed over recovering Tk 80 lakh from his home...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Shipbreaking yard worker dies after fall

An employee of a shipbreaking yard in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila fell from the stairs of a ship and died on Saturday night.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

HC issues rule on saving Sutang river

The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the government to explain why its failure to save Sutang River in Habiganj and its connected Shailajura canal from pollutions should not be declared...