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Waiting for Husband, Waiting for democracy

Waiting for Husband, Waiting for democracy March 9, 2017 The photo of this woman was taken after midnight on Minto Road in Dhaka city. Ms. Shefa Srishti is anxiously standing at the gate of detective branch head office to watch her husband getting released from this detention facility. She knows her little negligence tonight may […]

Bangladesh have been bowled out for 312 in their first innings as Sri Lanka took a 182-run lead after the tea break on the third day. After hovering dark clouds forced an early tea due to poor visibility at the Galle International Stadium, play was suspended again with light drizzle around the venue on Thursday. […]

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The ‘weighing scale’ symbol has been pulled off from the list of emblems slated for the candidates in parliamentary elections in Bangladesh. The Election Commission officials had received the official gazette over the matter on Wednesday. With the latest change, the Election Commission now has 64 symbols for parliamentary elections. Authorities concerned took the step […]

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India’s Supreme Court has asked the Centre to release funds for fencing India-Bangladesh border to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam, saying the task has to be completed soon, reports the ‘Indian Defence News.’ The bench of justices Ranjan Gogoi and RF Nariman perused the Centre’s status report on the progress made […]

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According to a probe report on the attack on setting fire to Santal houses in Gaibandha’s Gobindaganj upazila on November 6 last year, which was submitted to the High Court (HC) on Thursday, two police personnel– a sub-inspector (SI) and constable — were involved in setting fire to the houses of the Santals. A three-member […]

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The High Court on Thursday rejected a petition filed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia, seeking reinvestigation into a part of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case filed against her. An HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim rejected the plea during a hearing on the petition. On February 7, Khaleda […]

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An Ansar member was killed while an executive magistrate and two others of a mobile court were injured in a clash with drug peddlers near the bordering area at Phulgazi upazila in Feni on Wednesday night. Upazila nirbahi officer Kisinger Chakma confirmed the news of death. The Indian Border Security Force found the body of […]

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