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More than 1200 accused in three cases over clashes in Dhaka during transport strike

More than 1200 people have been accused in three cases filed over clashes at Dhaka’ Gabtali during the nationwide transport strike. Police said the cases accuse 48 persons and another 1,200 unidentified people. Two of the cases have been started by the police on Wednesday while the third has been filed by a female, who was victim, said Darus Salam ...

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Transport workers fight with cops at Gabtoli; many injured

An unspecified number of transport workers were injured in a clash with police and members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Gabtoli Bus Terminal in the city on Wednesday morning. Witnesses said the trouble began when some transport workers prevented some anti-strike workers from taking their vehicles out to the streets in the morning. As the fight escalated, the law ...

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Rab chief Benazir Ahmed says tight security for Amar Ekushey

Director General of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) Benazir Ahmed on Monday said adequate security measures have been taken in and around the Central Shaheed Minar for the International Mother Language Day.   He came up with the information while talking to reporters after visiting the Central Shaheed Minar on Monday.   The Rab chief said the elite force was performing ...

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Tight security ahead of Amar Ekushey

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has taken four-tier security measures in the areas around Central Shaheed Minar ahead of Amar Ekushey and  International Mother Language Day on February 21. DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said this to journalists while visited the Central Shaheed Minar area on Sunday to observe the preparation of law enforcers on the occasion. “Some 8,000 uniformed and plainclothes ...

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Book-lovers rush to the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela stalls on the occasion of Valentine`s Day. This photo was taken from Bangla Academy premises on Tuesday.

Book-lovers rush to the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela stalls on the occasion of Valentine’s Day. This photo was taken from Bangla Academy premises on Tuesday.

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Journalist Shimul murder: AL activist Nasir among 4 arrested

Police in  separate drive in Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj district, arrested AKM Nasir, among four in connection with the murder of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul on Friday night. Of the arrestees, Nasir is an Awami League activist and son of Lafa Mia of the upazila. Additional police super of Shahajadpur police station Abul Hasnat confirmed the matter. On Friday, Abdul ...

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Form monitoring cell for domestic helps: HC

The High Court on Thursday asked the government to form a monitoring cell within six months for monitoring the allegations of household workers. The HC bench of Justice Salma Masud Chowdhury and Justice Kazi Md Ejarul Haque Akondo passed the order following a petition filed by Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh. The HC asked the ministry of labour and ...

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Search body seeks 5 names from each party

The search committee on Saturday requested the 31 political parties to propose five names for the new Election Commission (EC). The names will be sent to the Additional Secretary of the Cabinet Division by January 31. Each of the parties could propose as high as five names for the Commission. It is therefore expected that a total of 155 names ...

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Search committee seeks five names from political parties for EC reconstitution

The six-member search committee for the reconstitution of the Election Commission on Saturday sought five names from 31 political parties each which took part in talks with president Abdul Hamid. The political parties are requested to submit the lists of names to additional cabinet secretary (administration) by 11:00am on January 31. Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam told reporters about the ...

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