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A new veil of terror

From an early stage, terrorist groups have been directing their members to involve their wives and daughters in the organisations. They have also encouraged intermarriage to tighten the bonds among members and prevent desertion Law enforcement has recently uncovered that newly activated terror groups are recruiting scores of women, especially university students, to expand their […]

Kerry is coming

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US Secretary of State John Kerry is coming to Dhaka on Aug 29 on a brief visit He will leave for New Delhi on the same day, said the foreign ministry official who did not want to be named because he was not authorised to speak to the media on the issue. Off! I loads […]

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A Narail court has issued an arrest warrant against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, for her comments questioning the number of martyrs in the Liberation War of 1971. Narail Sadar’s Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court of Judge Md. Jahidul Azad issued the arrest warrant as Khaleda Zia did not appear before the court even after being summoned. […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday called on all to turn around for restoring democracy and freedom of expression. ‘Let’s get united for once to raise voice for democratic space and freedom of speech,’ he said at a programme organised by journalists and employees of closed down daily Amar Desh […]

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Mir Quasem Ali was the Al-Badr’s third most important functionary after Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami and Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid. War crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali has once again moved the Supreme Court to defer the hearing on a petition seeking a review of his death sentence. The Supreme Court’s cause list […]

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The DNA samples of all six suspects killed in a military operation following the terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery and O’ Kitchen restaurant at Gulshan have matched with their relatives, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have confirmed. On Tuesday, DMP Deputy Commissioner (Media) Masudul Rahman told bdnews24.com, “DNA samples of the six militants had been […]

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Undocumented Myanmar nationals from bordering Rakhine state, commonly known as Rohingyas, have continued to enter into Bangladesh despite heightened vigilance, creating worry for the government under the changed security situation. The National Taskforce on Undocumented Myanmar Nationals discussed the issue in its tenth meeting on Tuesday and stressed the need for improved coordination between the […]

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Two probe bodies formed; authorities says gas leak under control Locals take dead fish out of a water-body near a DAP fertiliser factory at Anwara in Chittagong after ammonia gas leaked from one of its tanks. The photo was taken on Tuesday. About 100 people fell sick by inhaling ammonia leaked from a tank of […]

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