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International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday barred advocate Tajul Islam, a defence counsel for war crimes suspect Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee, from entering the courtroom until November 22. The tribunal also issued show cause notices to defence lawyers Tajul Islam, Mizanul Islam and Tanvir Ahmed Al-Amin seeking their explanation on why legal actions should not […]

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At least 27 people have been killed by a car bomb that exploded at the entrance to an Iraqi army base near Baghdad, police and medics say. More than 40 others were wounded by the blast, which occurred at 12:00 (09:00 GMT) at the facility in Taji, about 25km (15 miles) north of the capital. […]

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Mr Serdyukov had been defence minister for six years Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the defence minister after his ministry was caught up in a corruption scandal. Anatoly Serdyukov has been replaced with a former emergencies minister and loyal ally of Mr Putin, Sergei Shoigu. Russia’s top investigative agency is investigating the sale of […]

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Washington, Nov 6 (bdnews24.com/Reuters)—President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House. Capping a long and bitter campaign, […]

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Rab men detain a Jamaat leader, Shahidul Islam Bahadur Prakash alias VP Bahadur, on November 5 for his alleged participation in the Ramu attack in Cox’s Bazar on October 29. photo: STAR Member of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday recovered two foreign made pistols behind the Cox’s Bazar Government College after interrogating a Jamaat […]

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BNP leader Tariqul Islam addresses a press conference at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office in the capital on Tuesday. Photo: Focus Bangla BNP did not backtrack from its earlier stance relating to the relation with India, party Standing Committee Member Tariqul Islam said on Tuesday. “BNP did not change its stance (centering relations with India) […]

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Villagers of Perikhali beat the tiger to death after three fishermen were attacked by it in Dakop upazila of Khulna on Tuesday. A tiger was beaten to death by villagers after three fishermen were attacked by it in Dakop upazila of Khulna on early Tuesday. Of the injured, Sunil Sarder of Perikhali village was admitted […]

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Dhaka, Nov 5 (bdnews24.com) – Bangladesh on Monday formally joined the 52-nation Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) aimed at boosting cooperation among the Eurasian nations. The induction of Bangladesh happened with two other countries- Norway and Switzerland in a ceremony prior to launching of the 9th Summit of ASEM at Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Prime […]

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Dhaka, Nov 5 (bdnews24.com) — The newly-created Rangpur City Corporation goes to polls on Dec 20. The Election Commission announced the election schedule on Monday. Aspirants will have to file their nomination papers by Nov 18 for contesting the elections, in which Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used ‘partially’. The Rangpur City Corporation has […]

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International Crimes Tribunal-2 allowed six defence witnesses from a list of 965 witnesses to be testified for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, who is an accused of crimes against humanity, on Monday. The two-member tribunal headed by ATM Fazle Kabir directed the defence counsel to produce one among the six witnesses on November 11 to […]

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Airport Armed Police Battalion seizes 73 rare species of turtles from a luggage at Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Monday. Photo: SK Enam Security personnel and customs officials at Shahjalal International Airport on Monday seized 73 rare species turtles while those were being smuggled out through the airport. The officials also arrested three […]

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A long tailback has been created on Dhaka-Tangail highway as an army truck carrying a tank that plunged into a roadside ditch on Saturday. The photo is taken on Monday. Photo: STAR A 30-kilometre-long tailback has been created on the both ends of narrow Dhaka-Tangail highway Monday for the last two days due to the […]

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