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April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

'No prison in Bangladesh where people are tortured like in USA's Guantanamo'

The human rights situation in Bangladesh is better than the United States in many instances, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today (April 14, 2022) dismissing the report of the US on human rights issues in Bangladesh.

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Ex-police official jailed for 7yrs in graft case

A Dhaka court sentences a former police surgent to seven years’ imprisonment in a case filed for amassing wealth worth Tk 1.12 crore and concealing information about his wealth.

November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

No one here goes to jail for filling up water bodies

Though hundreds of ponds and other water bodies were grabbed and filled in the last two decades in the port city, nobody has been jailed for the crime.

October 3, 2016
October 3, 2016

Crossing the line

Pitch invasion by a fan is nothing new in the sporting world. But in the context of Bangladesh, Sunday night's pitch invasion by what appeared to be an 'emotionally charged' fan while the Tigers were bowling against Afghanistan in the third and final ODI was something unique.

September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016

Lochte banned 10 months

US swimmer Ryan Lochte is slapped with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: US swimmers admit to inventing mugging

US Olympic authorities apologize to Brazil on Thursday as two US swimmers are allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

Barca ask fans to stand by Messi

Barcelona have launched a campaign in support of Lionel Messi and his father Jorge after the Argentine pair were sentenced to prison terms this week over tax fraud.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

Barca vow to back Messi after 'personal attack'

Barcelona vow to support Lionel Messi following his decision to appeal against the 21-month jail sentence handed down to him by a Spanish court after being found guilty of fiscal fraud and believe the verdict is "an attack on his person".

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Misbah backs Amir to come good

Mohammad Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's Test captain, opined on Monday (June 27).

June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016

‘Terrorist’ shot dead in front of Jessore jail

Miscreants shot dead an accused of several criminal cases today when he was coming out of Jessore jail on bail.