Monirul Islam

Charge sheet over Kalyanpur anti-militancy raid soon: Monirul

The charge sheet in the block raid at Dhaka’s Kalyanpur, where nine “militants” were killed after a gun battle on July 26 last year, will be submitted soon, Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit Chief Monirul Islam says.

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

Monirul Islam honoured at Chandpur Press Club

Internationally-renowned Bangladeshi artist Monirul Islam was honoured with “Gunijon Shongbordhona” at his hometown Chandpur on Saturday. Chandpur Press Club conferred him the ovation marking the initiation of the 2018 executive committee of the press club. At the event, the organisers also honoured Zainal Abedin Majumder, who was bestowed with CIP award twice for exporting leather goods to international market.

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

Charge sheet over Kalyanpur anti-militancy raid soon: Monirul

The charge sheet in the block raid at Dhaka’s Kalyanpur, where nine “militants” were killed after a gun battle on July 26 last year, will be submitted soon, Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit Chief Monirul Islam says.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Wishing Monirul Islam many happy returns

Today marks the 73rd birth anniversary of internationally acclaimed artist Monirul Islam - one who believes that art, aesthetics and emotions are the basics of human existence.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

3 'militants' killed in 'shootouts'

Four people, three of whom suspected militants, were killed in three separate “gunfights” between “their cohorts” and law enforcers in Dhaka, Rajshahi and Brahmanbaria yesterday.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Cops claim Shafik Rehman named 3 others

Police have claimed that journalist Shafik Rehman disclosed names of three people involved in the alleged plot to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy. Rehman came up with the names when he was interrogated during his remand, a DMP official said.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Cops say didn’t find Singapore returnees’ link with IS, al-Qaeda

Police in Dhaka say they have not found any link of the 26 Bangladeshi workers, who were deported by Singapore over their alleged support for armed jihad of Islamic State and al-Qaeda.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Ansarullah behind attacks, DMP suspects

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Joint Commissioner Monirul Islam suspected that banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team is responsible for yesterday’s attacks on two publishers.

April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015

Art itself is more powerful than the artist-- Monirul Islam

People often say they don't understand what an artist depicts. Internationally-acclaimed artist Monirul Islam says art, aesthetics and

February 21, 2015
February 21, 2015

The appeal of alpana is universal... Monirul Islam

Alpana is a popular folk art form. The word alpana is derived from the Sanskrit “alimpana”, which means 'to plaster' or 'to coat with'. The colour of alpana has an intimate relation with Amar Ekushey. In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, eminent artist Monirul Islam spoke about alpana and its long-standing connection with paintings worldwide.