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Myanmar judge convicts two Reuters reporters in landmark secrets case

Myanmar judge convicts two Reuters reporters in landmark secrets case Reuters journalist Wa Lone arrives at Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar September 3, 2018. Photo: Reuters Reuters, Yangon A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison, in a […]

Khaleda Zia BNP chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia is still in jail due to delays in hearing her applications seeking bails in two more cases, her lawyers said. Until now, she got bails in 26 cases including the Zia Orphanage Trust Fund case in which she was jailed for five years in February. […]

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Nazmul sustained injury after Windies batsman Chadwick Walton had inadvertently stepped on the bowler’s left-hand during the series decider of the three-match T20I series against the Windies on August 5 at Lauderhill, Florida Bangladesh left-arm spinner Nazmul Islam is back in action recovering from a hand injury picked during the tour of the West Indies […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a news conference on recently held BIMSTEC summit at Gana Bhaban in Dhaka on Sunday. — BSS photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday ruled out the possibility of holding any dialogue with opposition political parties on the next general election. She also said that none would be able to […]

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Understanding the rise in divorce in Bangladesh Nahela Nowshin A divorce takes place every hour in Dhaka. This was one of the startling findings in an exclusive report published by Prothom Alo recently. The report states that in the last seven years, the divorce rate application has increased by a massive 34 percent throughout the […]

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