Dhaka: 5:56 PM, Wed, 18 Jan, 2017

DSCC eviction drive: Hawkers return to footpaths

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) authority kept the continuous drive against city hawkers but the footpath grabbers were also seen to occupy the footpaths again.

Full text of Mufti Hannan death verdict out

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court has published the full text of its verdict which upheld the death penalties for three Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (Huji) militants, including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, for carrying out a grenade attack on then UK envoy in Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004.

Govt firm to ensure compliance of RMG industry: PM

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government is highly committed to ensuring compliance with regard to the readymade garment (RMG) industry.

Fuel price won't be cut now: Nasrul Hamid

Secretariat Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu has rejected any possibility of reducing fuel price at this moment.

Effectiveness of SAARC yet to end: PM

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ruled out the notion of losing effectiveness of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), saying that the regional grouping is "very much alive".

HC issues rule over bail for MP Rana

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has issued a rule to the authority concern asking as to why the Tangail-3 ruling party lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana would not be granted bail in freedom fighter and Awami League leader Faruk Ahmed murder case.

BMW car seized in city

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Customs Intelligence has seized a luxurious BMW car, worth about taka 3.5 crore, brought into the country dodging tax.  

Kader Siddique's nomination illegal: SC

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld a High Court (HC) verdict that announced the nomination papers of Krishak Sramik Janata League President (KSJL) Abdul Kader Siddique for Tangail-4 (Basail-Sakhipur) by-poll.

Truck kills 2 motorcycle riders in capital

Staff Correspondent: Two motorcycle riders were killed and another was injured as a truck hit their motorbike at the capital's Chankharpul intersection on Tuesday midnight.

PM joins WEF meeting

Desk Report: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off Tuesday.

3 killed in Sirajganj boiler explosion

Sirajganj Correspondent: At least three workers were killed in an explosion of boiler at a rice processing mill at Shiyalkol bazar under Sadar upazila of the district on Tuesday.

OC among 8 cops summoned in B’baria

Staff Correspondent: Sarail police station OC and seven others are ordered to appear before the High Court for violating court order.

7-murder: Timely interference pushes offenders to trial

Staff Correspondent: Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said, "The offenders of the sensational seven-murder in Narayanganj have been put on trial at the timely interference of the Supreme Court (SC). The faith of people of all walks of life of the country in the judiciary has increased as the trial of the case has been finished within the shortest period.”

Gaibandha-1 by-polls likely in March

Staff Correspondent: By-polls in Gaibandha-1 constituency is likely to be held on the edge of March, according to Election Commission (EC).

12 markets, 141 buildings vulnerable in DNCC

Staff Correspondent: Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq said that some 12 markets and 141 buildings are identified as vulnerable.