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Floods spread to 20 districts

The fresh floods are rapidly engulfing new areas and have already spread to 20 districts in the country’s North, North-East and central regions disrupting road communications and forcing authorities to shut educational institutions in past two days. More districts are feared to be affected soon by the fresh floods, caused by onrush of water from […]

The BNP claims that the government is ‘trying to create pressure’ on the chief justice over the 16th constitutional amendment verdict. Speaking at a party event on Sunday, Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said they were concerned over media reports of the Awami League general secretary’s meeting at the chief justice’s residence. “You are […]

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Ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) general secretary, and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader visited the residence of chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and had dinner together on Saturday night. Senior information officer at the road transport and bridges ministry Abu Naser told Prothom Alo that the chief justice and the minister talked nearly […]

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Azhar-Qaiser  The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday fixed 10 October for hearing the appeals filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam and former Jatiya Party state minister Syed Mohammad Qaiser challenging the international Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh (ICT,B) verdict that sentenced them to death. A three-member bench of the Appellate Division, headed by […]

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The High Court Division on Sunday deferred to August 22 the pronouncement of the scheduled verdict of the sensational seven murders that took place in the river port city of Narayanganj in 2014. The bench of Justice Bhabani Prasad Singha and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam rescheduled the pronouncement around 10:35am. The High Court Division was […]

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Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal survives a close call after being cut with broken shards of glasses during Bangladesh’s three-day practice match at Chittagong. Tamim got out for 29 runs and walked towards the pavilion. Out of frustration he swung his bat which hit a door. The injury happened once he proceeded to  enter the dressing […]

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