Jatiya Press Club

Demand for MPO Facilities: Teachers go on fast unto death

After staging a sit-in for five consecutive days at the Jatiya Press Club, teachers and employees of non-MPO education institutions yesterday started their fast unto death demanding inclusion in...

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

Journalist Shawkat Mahmud freed on bail

Journalist Shawkat Mahmud is released on bail from Kashimpur Jail in Gazipur.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Namaj-e-janaza of Fahim Munaim held at Jatiya Press Club

The first namaj-e-janaza of Syed Fahim Munaim, chief executive officer and chief editor at Maasranga Television, has been held on the premises of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Families want their ‘missing’ dear ones back

Families of victims of enforced disappearances, who were mostly opposition BNP activists, today urged the prime minister to get back their dear ones at a demonstration staged in Dhaka.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

Changes only after talks with journalists

Bangladesh Press Council Chairman Justice Md Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed yesterday categorically said no changes would be brought to the Press Council Act if journalists opposed.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Won’t support any law against journalists’ interests: Press Council chief

Chairman of Bangladesh Press Council Justice Mohammed Mumtaz Uddin Ahmed says he would not approve any law that goes against the interests of journalists.

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

CJ's remark jolted govt's base, says BNP

BNP senior leader Lt Gen (retd) Mahbubur Rahman says Chief Justice (CJ) SK Sinha's recent remark on signing and writing judgement after retirement has shaken the foundation of the current...

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Road crashes killed at least 8,642 last year

At least 8,642 people were killed and 21,855 others were injured in road crashes across the country last year.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

Gonojagoron Mancha to hold solidarity rally tomorrow

Police stop Gonojagoron Mancha’s token coffin march to the home ministry, brought out in protest to the killings of free thinkers and a publisher, near Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Shawkat Mahmud gets ad-interim bail in 2 cases

The High Court grants ad-interim bail to former president of Jatiya Press Club Shawkat Mahmud for six months in two vandalism and arson cases.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Publisher killing: Booksellers to observe strike Monday

Booksellers decide to refrain from selling books across the country from tomorrow morning to afternoon protesting the attacks on two publishers in Dhaka.