Tuesday, Jan 21st

Last update04:32:48 AM GMT

You are here::

10 get death penalty in CPB bomb blast case

Staff Reporter
A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced 10 people to death in a case over the bomb blast at a CPB rally in Paltan area in 2001.
Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Rabiul Alam delivered the verdict.
The convicts are - Mufti Moin Uddin Sheikh, Arif Hasan Sumon, Maulana Sabbir Ahmed, Shawkat Osman alias Sheikh Farid Jahangir Alam Badar, Mohibul Muttakin, Aminul Mursalin, Mufti Abdul Hai, Mufti Shafikur Rahman, and Nur Islam.
Moin Uddin, Sumon, Sabbir and Shawkat are in police custody while the rest are on the run.
The court also fi...

President urges scouts to raise awareness against drugs, militancy

President urges scouts to raise awareness against drugs, militancy

Staff Reporter
President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged the scouts to continue their active role in raising social awareness against drugs, terrorism, militancy, child-marriage and fanaticism.
"I hope, the scouts will keep up their active role in raising awareness against drugs, terrorism, militancy, child-marriage and fanaticism as they do always," he said.
The President was speaking at the inaugural program of the 9th National Cub Camporee held at National Scout Training Centre at Mouchak, Gazipur.
Terming the scouts as future leaders of the nation,...