Ministers blast HT Imam

New controversies on Jan poll he fanned irks PM


Prosecution presses formal charges against Patuakhali ‘Razakar'

Demo, strike underway on RU campus: 30 arrested

The students and teachers of Rajshahi University staged demonstration and formed human chain on the campus demanding immediate arrest and punishment for the killers of Prof Shafiul Islam who was hacked to death on his way home on Saturday afternoon.

Prosecution’s closing arguments against Jabbar begins Nov 25

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday set November 25 to begin the closing arguments of the prosecution in the war crimes case against absconding Abdul Jabbar Engineer, a former Jatiya Party lawmaker.

Bangladesh complete 3-0 sweep over Zimbabwe

Bangladesh overcame the resistance of Regis Chakabva to beat Zimbabwe by 186 runs in the third Test and complete a 3-0 sweep in three-Test series in Chittagong on Sunday. Middle-order batsman Chakabva left stranded on 89 as Zimbabwe, set a world record target of 449 runs, were all out 262 runs in their second innings with a session left on the fifth day. Shafiul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Jubair Hossain and Shuvagata Hom each grabbed two wickets to have a hand in Bangladesh win, with the hosts first time winning all three Tests of a series

Former diplomats for upholding democratic values

Retired high commissioners both Bangladesh and India on Friday decried India’s foot dragging on the Teesta water sharing treaty and ratification of the land boundary deal singed between the two neighbours in 1974. They said that the responsibility lay with India that the two issues, which were crucial for Bangladesh, could not be settled yet although New Delhi made commitments several times over the Teesta deal and ratifying the Indira-Mujib Land Boundary Agreement, which had already been ratified by Bangladesh.

RU teacher hacked to death

leaving him fatally injured, said Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Motihar police station. He said the police had recovered a motorbike and a bloodstained machete from the spot. He said they were preparing for filing a case. The registrar of RMCH neurosurgery unit said Shafiul died around 4:00pm from the injuries in the head and neck. The body was taken to the hospital morgue in the evening for post-mortem examination.

Cheated workers denied justice

Fortune seekers trapped in false promises by manpower brokers; culprits mostly unpunished