Mojaheed’s death sentence appeal hearing January 14

A five member Appellate Division bench headed by the chief justice set the date after Attorney General, Mahabubey Alam sought a date for hearing on the Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general, Mojaheed’s appeal.

Promotions to all levels in admin under way

Many officials are now found busy trying to get ‘blessings of policymakers’ in civil bureaucracy as the government has initiated a fresh move to give promotions to all levels from the rank of deputy secretary to secretary, according to officials.

All ministries to sign performance agreements with cabinet division to increase efficiency

The government in a frantic move is seeking to boost the activities of its entire machinery and increase accountability and decided to strike performance agreements with all ministries amid weakening governance that hit its popularity base.

Trial of 3 Bagerhat war crimes suspects begins

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 began trial of three Bagerhat war crimes suspects, Sirajul Haque allies Siraj Master, Abdul Latif and Akram Hossain, on Tuesday.

Corrupt judges, court officials to face the music: CJ

The Chief Justice, Md Muzammel Hossain, on Tuesday warned the lower court judges of appropriate actions if they were found indulged in any corruption.

HC grants Tanvir’s interim bail over Sagar-Runi murder case

The High Court on Tuesday granted interim bail to Tanvir Rahman, now detained in connection with the sensational murder case of journalist couple Golam Sarwar Sagar and Meherunessa Runi.

7-day remand for three RAB men over N’ganj

A Narayanganj court on Tuesday granted seven-day remand for newly arrested three more personnel of Rapid Action Battalion- 11, in connection with murdering 7 people after abducting in Narayanganj.

PM off to Kuala Lumpur on 3-day official tour

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Kuala Lumpur this (Tuesday) morning on a three-day official visit to Malaysia at the invitation of her Malaysian counterpart Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, the United News of Bangladesh reports.

Stop illegal sales of alcohol: HC

The High Court on Monday directed the government to take steps within 48 hours to stop selling of liquor, beer and alcohol in any unlicensed bars operating in Gulshan and Banani vicinities in the capital.


Defence concludes arguments, denies Jabbar’s involvement in war crimes