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Historic March 7 today

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman The ruling Awami League along with its like-minded political and socio-cultural organizations would celebrate the 46th anniversary of the epoch making speech Sheikh Mujibur Rahman delivered at Suhrawardy Udyan on March 7, 1971. In his historic address, Sheikh Mujib declared, ‘Ebarer Sangram Amader Muktir Sangram; Ebarer Sangram Swadhinatar Sangram’ (‘The struggle this […]

Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia. — UNB file photo Police on Monday submitted charge-sheets against Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia and 77 others in two cases of arson attacks which killed sleeping passengers on a bus at Chauddagram in Comilla. Chauddagram police sub-inspector Mohammad Ibrahim submitted the charge-sheets to the senior judicial magistrate […]

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Authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia today suspended five employees including three teachers, expelled a student and cancelled admission of 140 other students over first year admission test question paper leak. The decision was made at a syndicate meeting headed by the Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Rashid Ashkari, our Kushtia correspondent reports quoting […]

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Bangladesh officially rejects the 2016 US report which raises concern over ‘extra-judicial killings’ in Bangladesh, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has said. The report prepared by the US State Department is “not based on facts,” said the minister while briefing the media at the Secretariat on Monday. The State Department of United States published its […]

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The High Court today directed the government to immediately shut down the tanneries operating at Hazaribagh in Dhaka. The court also ordered the government to shut down the utility services including gas line, power and water lines of the tanneries there damaging the environment and in violation of a HC directive. Ministries of home, environment, […]

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The High Court on Monday issued a rule against the changes brought in school textbooks. The education secretary and chairman of National Curriculum and Textbook Board have been made respondent to this rule. The rule directed the authorities concerned of the government to show causes why the changes in the syllabus should not be declared […]

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Interns all over the country called off their work abstention after Health Minister Mohammad Nasim withdrew the punishment of four of their fellows of Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Medical College and Hospital. The decision came after Minister Nasim held an emergency meeting with the intern doctors’ representatives at Dhanmondi in the capital this morning. While briefing […]

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