Dhaka: 10:44 PM, Wed, 29 Jan, 2020

GK Shamim, 7 bodyguards indicted

A Dhaka court has framed charges against GK Shamim and his seven bodyguards in an arms case.

HC upholds death sentence for 8 in Sima murder case

The High Court (HC) upheld a lower court verdict, sentencing five persons to death in a case lodged over murder of school girl named Sima.

Plane ready to bring back Bangladeshi students from China: FM

Foreign Minister Dr AKM Abdul Momen has that the flight is ready to bring Bangladeshi students back home from China.  

Destiny’s Rafiqul Amin jailed for three years

A Dhaka court has sentenced Destiny Group Managing Director (MD) Rafiqul Amin to three years imprisonment in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for not submitting his wealth statement.

Probe report on DU student rape case Feb 23

A Dhaka court has fixed February 23 for submitting the probe report in a case filed for raping a female student of Dhaka University.

75 platoons of BGB to be deployed in city polls

A total of 75 platoons Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) would be deployed on election duty, to maintain law and order situation during the Dhaka city corporations’ polls on February 1. They will be on field four days before and after the polls.

Japan signed new grant aid for safe water

A signing ceremony of the Japanese Grant Aid “Economic and Social Development Programme” (JPY 500 million, about USD 4.5 million) was held at Economic Relations Division (ERD) of the Ministry of Finance on Monday.  

Three promoted to senior secretary rank

Three secretaries have been promoted to senior secretaries.

Special flight to take back Bangladeshis from china

An outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan has already killed 80 people in China. The government decided to send special flights to take back Bangladeshis in China in this situation.

Launch social revolution against drug abuse: President

Putting emphasis on lunching a silent-social revolution against the drug abuse, President M Abdul Hamid today asked the students to launch a countrywide motivational campaign against abusive use of narcotics as he addressed the first convocation of Cumilla University (CoU).

DIFT to continue till February 4

The government has decided to extend the duration of Dhaka International Trade Fair, 2020 till February 4.

Level playing field in city polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said that there is a level playing for the upcoming two city corporation elections. Nothing has happened yet outside of controls.

Govt declares Feb 1 public holiday in capital

The government has declared February 1 a public holiday in Dhaka city on the occasion of the two city corporation elections, in line with the directives issued by the Election Commission (EC).

HC rule seeks Tk25lakh compensation for pregnant woman

The High Court (HC) asked the authorities concerned to explain why it should not be directed to give Tk 25 lakh in compensation to the woman, who was forced to go under Caesarean section in a hospital in Noakhali.

Complaining to foreigners similar to electoral code violation

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said complaining to foreigners over trifling matters of election campaign is similar to violating electoral code of conducts.