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  • Shajahan Khan and Ilias Kanchan

    ‘Will file cases against Ilias Kanchan across the country’

    Bangladesh Road Transport Workers’ Federation threatens to file lawsuits against road safety crusader Ilias Kanchan across the country.

  • Shajahan Khan and Ilias Kanchan

    Court accepts Ilias Kanchan’s defamation case against Shajahan Khan

    A Dhaka court accepts a Tk 100 crore defamation case against Shajahan Khan, former shipping minister.

  • transport strike in Bangladesh

    Outrage over strike, death of infant

    Students, different rights organisations and road safety campaigners yesterday expressed strong condemnation over the recent transport workers' strike, which resulted in the death of an infant, among other things.

  • Anju Ghosh and Ilias Kanchan

    They Met After 23 Years

    After almost 22 years, Anju Ghosh returned to Bangladesh. On 9th September, she went to FDC; there she met Ilias Kanchan after 23 years. Beder Meye Josna, which was directed by Tojammel Haque Bokul was released in 1989. The film made Anju Ghosh and Ilias Kanchan superstars. It is still the most successful Dhaka film. It helped Anju and Ilias form a

  • Ilias Kanchan's Nirapad Sarak Chai Movement

    The Tireless Warrior Speaks

    Ilias Kanchan is a name known to us all, not only for his super-hit movies, but also for the road safety movement that he has been pioneering since the last two and a half decades. The National Film Award winner and Ekushey Padak awardee initiated his road safety movement 'Nirapad Sarak Chai' in 1993 after the death of his wife in a tragic road accident, and ever since he has been working relentlessly to improve the road safety situation of the country.

  • Fine for illegal parking to go up: Minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says the fine for illegal parking and over speeding will be raised.