Thursday, 29 July 2021
Human trafficking in Bangladesh
Cases hardly disposed of in absence of 'witnesses'
Rukhsana Begum (not real name) left home in 2014 on the promise of a well-paying job as a maid in Malaysia, made by a convincing recruitment broker in Cox’s Bazar. Seven years on, her family has not ...
18 hours ago
566 detained in city for defying restrictions on 4th day
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 566 people from different areas in the capital for breaching the government's directives on the fourth consecutive day of the ongoing 14-day strict ...
26 Jul 2021, 22:52
Digital Security Act
433 imprisoned till July 2021: Amnesty International
Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on people’s right to freedom of expression online and urgently repeal the draconian Digital Security Act (DSA) unless it can be amended in compliance ...
26 Jul 2021, 22:27
Man detained with 37 gold bars at Dhaka airport
Customs officials detained a man along with 37 gold bars worth Tk 30 million at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on his arrival from Saudi Arabia on Monday.
26 Jul 2021, 21:38
Shilpa Shetty's husband arrested in pornography case
Actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra was arreswted on Monday night arrested by Mumbai Police for allegedly creating pornographic films and publishing them through some mobile applications
20 Jul 2021, 12:48
Planning minister's mobile phone recovered after 50 days, 5 held
The police have recovered the planning minister MA Mannan's cell phone 50 days after it was snatched away from him
19 Jul 2021, 13:44
Narayanganj factory fire
Hashem, five others sent to jail, two sons granted bail
A Dhaka court has ordered to send six people including Sajeeb Group chairman Md Abul Hashem to jail after a four-day remand in a case filed over the fire that took place in Narayanganj on Thursday ...
14 Jul 2021, 22:17
52 deaths in Narayanganj fire
CID finds evidence of 'irregularities' in running the factory
GI fences were the barriers on emergency exit to the staircases while flammable chemical substances, fine products and raw materials were stored at the production units
14 Jul 2021, 18:25
604 people detained in city during restrictions
In their bid to strictly enforce restrictions police arrested 604 people in the capital for alleged violation of a 14-day restriction on its 12th day Monday
12 Jul 2021, 21:00
3 suspected Bangladeshi militants arrested in Kolkata
Three suspected militants of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been nabbed from Kolkata's Haridevpur area
12 Jul 2021, 16:44