Tuesday, Jan 21st
Last update04:32:48 AM GMT
Chattogram: After long 32 years of the gruesome killing of 24 people attending Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina's rally in Chittagong’s Laldighi ground in 1988, a court here on Monday sentenced five people to death in a case over the killing.
The court also sentenced them to 10 years’ imprisonment each in the case. E ach of the convicts was also fined Tk 50,000.
Chattogram acting Special Judge Mohammad Ismail Hossain pronounced the verdict.
The convicts are then Kotwali thana patrol ...
The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of “The Air Transport (The Montreal Convention, 1999) Bill, 2020” raising compensation to Tk 1,17, 62, 334 from Tk 20, 37, 600 for one’s death and injury caused by an air accident.
The approval came at the Cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at PMO.
Briefing reporters at the Secretariat, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam said the draft law has been formulated to in accordance with “The Montreal Convention...
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 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,...