Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan says freedom fighters will hold a grand rally in Dhaka to press home their six-point demand including removal of the family members of Jamaat-Shibir and war criminals from public offices.
Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says that The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam’s recent comment reveals that the mass media was forced to publish lies, distorted and partial information during the 2007-2008 caretaker government regime.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the authorities concerned to stay alert so that the Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant acts could not be recruited in the police force.
Police detain 35 local leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student body Islami Chhatra Shibir and recovered petrol bombs from them in Lalmohon upazila of Bhola.
Tajul Islam, a top member of the defence team of war crimes accused Jamaat-e-Islami leaders, has been allegedly picked up by law enforcers from his chamber in Dhaka this evening.
City dwellers in Dhaka came out to the streets and are performing their daily activities even though BNP-led 20-party alliance is observing the fifth day of its 120-hour hartal
LET me start this piece today with a joke that fits in here so perfectly. God created this subcontinent as a wealthy, fertile and prosperous land. The other nations protested about this favouritism. So, God in His infinite wisdom willed the type of governments we have had in this region to balance matters. We have been cursed since then.