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Who are killing rape suspects?

The note attached to the dead body of Sajal Jomaddar, saying: ‘I am Sajal. I am the rapist of [victim’s name]. This is my punishment’ Dhaka Tribune These killings began on January 18 where the prime accused of a rape case, Ripon, was found dead in Savar with his body carrying a note: ‘I am […]

Previous Next Bangladesh Bank has information about where the stolen reserves are being kept in the Philippines, said Governor Fazle Kabir. A large part of the $81 million stolen from the Bangladesh Bank’s account at the New York Federal Reserve in 2016 was said to have disappeared in the Philippines’ casino industry. But Kabir said […]

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Myanmar’s government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used repressive laws to prosecute peaceful critics, dashing hopes that its first democratic leader in decades would safeguard free speech, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. Freedom of expression has been deteriorating since her administration came to power in 2016, with prosecutions creating a ‘climate […]

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Rangpur Riders’ English all-rounder Ravi Bopara (C) celebrates one of his three wickets with wicketkeeper Mohammad Mithun during their Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. — New Age photo Rangpur Riders provided a dominating performance to finish at the top of the league-stage points-table of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier […]

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The Daily Star February 02, 2019 Ekushey Book Fair teeming with children on Day 1 of Shishu Prohor Haloom and Tuktuki, characters of a popular TV show Sisimpur, perform for the children who came to buy books in Ekushey Book Fair on February 2, 2019. Photo: Palash Khan/ Star Star Online Report On the first […]

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Fakhrul: Losing democracy and rights is a problem for the nation  Md Nahian    Dhaka Tribune February 2nd, 2019 File photo of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka tribune He made the statement while addressing a discussion meeting at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul […]

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SSC, equivalent exams begin  Tribune Desk February 2nd, 2019 Students sitting for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam at the Motijheel Govt Boys High School in Dhaka on February 2, 2019 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune A total of 2,135,333 students are expected to appear at the examinations this year This year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and […]

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AL-backed Atiq among 5 to contest DNCC polls, Shafin rejected Prothom Alo English Desk | Feb 02, 2019        The election commission on Saturday rejected the nomination paper of Jatiya Party mayoral aspirant Shafin Ahmed in the by-polls to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), scheduled to be held on 28 February, reports UNB. However, the nomination […]

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Waiting for bail, and for justice Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jan 31, 2019        Several small groups of ‘accused’ persons were waiting around the statute of Lady Justice on the premises of Annex Building of the Supreme Court in the capital city on Wednesday. They were waiting for anticipatory bail. Abu Bakar Mollah, a […]

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‘Yaba godfather’ Badi to coordinate surrender of yaba traders Sheikh Sabiha Alam and Giasuddin from Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar | Prothom Alo  Jan 24, 2019        Former parliamentarian of Awami League Abdur Rahman Badi, widely known as a ‘godfather’ of yaba trading, will not surrender to the law enforcement. Instead, he will act as ‘coordinator’ of the surrender […]

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