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  • Social media platforms facebook

    Facebook might be blocked again for saving the state: Jabbar

    Social media site Facebook might be blocked again and if needed internet could be also shut down to save the state and citizens of the country, ICT and Telecom Minister Mustafa Jabbar says.

  • ICT wants mental report on ex-BNP MP

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 (ICT-1) directs the civil surgeon of Dhaka to submit a report on the mental condition of a former BNP lawmaker accused of crimes against humanity in 1971.

  • Cases filed under Section 57 to continue: IGP

    Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque says although the Cabinet approves in principle the draft of the Digital Security Bill, 2018 repealing section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, the proceedings of the filed cases under Section 57 will continue.

  • Section 57 being revoked from ICT Act: Inu

    The government decides to revoke the section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says.

  • ICT export fetches $800m in 2017

    Bangladesh earned nearly $800 million this year exporting locally made software, and providing ICT-related services like outsourced and freelance work, said State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak.

  • SC lawyer sued under section 57

    A Supreme Court lawyer has been sued under Section 57 of the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Act over his Facebook posts.

  • New policy for virtual education soon: Palak

    Proposal for a new policy will be placed before the government soon that will bring the education system under a digital framework, State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak says.

  • BASIS membership mandatory

    Mustafa Jabbar’s panel wins BASIS election

    Mustafa Jabbar-led Digital Brigade Panel wins the much hyped election of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS).

  • War trial: Death warrant for Quasem reaches Dhaka jail

    The death warrant for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali reaches Dhaka Central Jail around half an hour after the international crimes tribunal issued the warrant.

  • Turkish envoy leaves Dhaka amid reports of withdrawal

    Turkish envoy to Bangladesh leaves Dhaka amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Security beefed up at Dhaka jail

    Security in and around the Dhaka Central Jail, where death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been kept, was strengthened this afternoon.

  • Mahmudur Rahman

    'Plot to kill Joy': Mahmudur on fresh remand

    Daily Amar Desh acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman has been remanded for the second time in a case filed over alleged plot to kill prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • No compromise on freedom of expression

    Media experts, journalists and human rights activists have called upon the government not to put restrictions on newsmen and social media users in the name of laws for ensuring freedom of expression in Bangladesh.

  • War crimes: Charges framed against 2 Shariatpur men

    A special tribunal has framed 4 charges against two Shariatpur men for allegedly committing crimes during the Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971.

  • War crimes: Verdict on 5 Kishoreganj men any day

    International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver verdict any day in a case filed against five Kishoreganj men for allegedly committing war crimes in 1971 as the argument of both sides have been completed.

  • Nizami’s review plea hearing likely tomorrow

    The Supreme Court is likely to hold hearing on the review plea filed by convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami Sunday.

  • Charges pressed against 2 Mymensingh ‘men’

    The prosecution team has submitted five charges against two war crimes accused of Mymensingh for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • Nizami decides to seek review

    War criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami will seek review of the Supreme Court verdict which upheld his death penalty, his son says after meeting him at Kashimpur jail in Gazipur.

  • Law minister believes CJ would make observations

    Against the backdrop of the apex court's dissatisfaction with the way the prosecution and the investigation agency of the ICT are

  • Law ministry suspends ICT prosecutor

    The law ministry suspends prosecutor Mohammad Ali of the International Crimes Tribunal for allegedly “breaching discipline and code of conduct, and serious professional misconduct”.

  • Justice Nozrul quits as Mir Quasem’s lawyer

    Justice Nozrul Islam Chowdhury, a retired judge of the High Court, withdraws himself as a defence lawyer for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali.

  • Advertise for Kishoreganj ‘war criminal’: ICT

    A special tribunal in Dhaka directs its registrar office to advertise in national dailies asking Kishoreganj war crimes accused Syed Muhammad Hussain to surrender before the court.

  • Verdict on 2 Netrokona ‘Razakars’ tomorrow

    A special tribunal will deliver its verdict on two alleged Razakars of Netrokona tomorrow over crimes committed against humanity during 1971. The two 'Razakars' are Obaidul Haque alias Taher and Ataur Rahman Noni.

  • Tk 1 crore or more in 1.14 lakh accounts

    There are 1.14 lakh bank accounts in commercial banks having Tk 1 crore or more each as of December last year, Finance Minister AMA Muhith told parliament yesterday.

  • Charges against 2 Kishoreganj ‘Razakars’ accepted

    International Crimes Tribunal-1 accepts the charges brought against two alleged Razakars for their “war crimes” in Kishoreganj during 1971.

  • Pangaon container terminal to get a boost

    The government will make the use of Pangaon inland container terminal, located at Keraniganj on the bank of Buriganga river,

  • ICT receives Sayedee appeal’s full verdict

    The International Crimes Tribunal today received the full verdict copy of war crimes convict Delwar Hossain Sayedee that commuted his death sentence to jail until death.

  • War crimes probe 'in suitable time'

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal would start a probe against 195 Pakistani prisoners of war (POWs) whenever it found a “suitable environment” and “directives from the high-ups.”

  • Govt not bothered by HRW statement: State minister

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam says the government is not bothered by today’s statement issued by HRW over the trial of death row convict war criminals Mojaheed and SQ Chy.

  • Mojaheed, SQ Chy to hang

    Supreme Court maintains its previous ruling upholding death penalties for BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami's Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 War of Independence.