BNP should learn from AL how to wage movement: Obaidul

December 31, 2013

Communications minister Obaidul Quader Tuesday advised the main opposition BNP to learn from Awami League how to wage a movement. He said Bangladesh Nationalist Party has failed to make its anti-government movement a success. ‘BNP does not have the courage and the ability as well to lead any movement against the government,’ he told reporters at the secretariat. Read more

Subhan indicted on 9-counts crimes

December 31, 2013

War Crimes Trial
Subhan indicted on 9-counts crimes
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday indicted Jamaat leader Abdus Subhan on nine counts of crimes against humanity that he had committed during the liberation war in 1971.
The tribunal led by Justice ATM Fazle Kabir also set January 28 for beginning the formal trial against him. The tribunal also asked the defence counsel to submit a list Read more

Subhan indicted on 9-counts crimes

December 31, 2013

War Crimes Trial
Subhan indicted on 9-counts crimes
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday indicted Jamaat leader Abdus Subhan on nine counts of crimes against humanity that he had committed during the liberation war in 1971.
The tribunal led by Justice ATM Fazle Kabir also set January 28 for beginning the formal trial against him. The tribunal also asked the defence counsel Read more

Mild cold wave likely to continue

December 31, 2013

A mild cold wave is sweeping over the regions of Mymensingh, Tangail, Pabna, Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Sayedpur, Jessore, Kushtia, Rangamati, Sitakundu and Srimangal and it may continue, BSS reports. Bangladesh Meteorological Department’s official release said the weather is likely to stay dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country. A moderate to thick fog may Read more

Jamaat leader killed in Meherpur ‘shootout’

December 31, 2013

A local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami was killed in a ‘shootout’ with joint force members at Hijlimath in Sadar upazila of Meherpur early Tuesday, UNB reported.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Jabbar, 40, president of Amjhupi union ward unit of Jamaat and son of Abdul Malitha of Hijli. Abdul Jabbar Read more

Shamsher Mobin released

December 31, 2013

BNP Vice Chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury has been released five hours after he was detained by police in front of party chief Khaleda Zia’s house, reports bdnews24.com.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s (DMP) Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman told bdnews24.com that the BNP leader had been released in the Read more

Winners of Shilpakala Padak

December 31, 2013

Winners of Shilpakala Padak=The newly introduced Shilpakala Padak was conferred on seven seasoned artistes in recognition of their significant roles in respective fields of art and culture. The winners of Shilpakala Padak 2013 are dancer Amanul Haque, classical musician Ustad Matiul Haque Khan, traditional singer Saidur Rahman Bayati, artist Samarjit Roy Chowdhury, Tagore singer Fahmida Khatun, filmmaker Manzare Hassin Murad and theatre activist
Khaled Khan (posthumous). Read more

Ferdous Wahid to launch radio

December 31, 2013

New Year’s Gift
Ferdous Wahid to launch radio
Ferdous Wahid to launch radio=Noted singer Ferdous Wahid will celebrate the New Year by launching an online radio station and a music academy after his name
on the first day of 2014.
The online Radio Wahid will play only Bangla songs of all genres. Besides, he is going to open a music school, Wahid Academy, which will offer chance learning music to the children from all strata of life.
The test transmission of Read more

BatTala welcomes new year with new play

December 31, 2013

BatTala welcomes new year with new play=Theatre troupe BatTala will welcome 2014 through staging the premiere show of its latest production The Trial of Mallam Ilya at Natmandal of Dhaka University tomorrow.
The troupe will stage two more shows of the Bangla version of the Ghanaian play on the next two days at the same venue.
Soumya Sarker has translated The Trial of Mallam Ilya into Bangla from Read more

98.58pc pass primary exams

December 31, 2013

None of 20 best primary schools from rural area
Results of the Primary Education Completion and Ibtedayi Education Completion examinations were published on Monday demonstrating that the success rate and the number of highest Grade Point Average 5 scorers increased this year compared with that of past year. The pass rate in general education primary schools increased by 1.23 percentage point to 98.58 Read more

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