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Cricketer Arafat Sunny on 1-day remand

Court Desk A court in Dhaka granted one day remand for Bangladesh national team cricketer Arafat Sunny in a case filed against him under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.   The court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Pranab Kumar Hui granted the remand on Sunday after Yeahia, sub-inspector to Mohammadpur Police Station and also the investigation officer of the ... Read More »

Suranjit’s APS Omar Faruq jailed for 5 yrs

Crime Desk Omar Faruq Talukder, assistant personal secretary to the then railway minister Suranjit Sengupta, also a presidium member of Awami League, was sentenced to five years imprisonment in a graft case filed by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC).   Judge (in-charge) Ataur Rahman of Special Judge Court-4 passed the order on Sunday. Omar Faruq Talukder was presnet on the dock ... Read More »

Take Shyamal Kanti’s GD as case: HC

HC Correspondent The High Court (HC) has ordered Narayanganj Chief Judicial Magistrate to receive the General Diary (GD) filed by Shyamal Kanti Bhakta over the incident of being humiliated in presence of a lawmaker. The HC also ordered it to send the case to Dhaka’s Chief Judicial Magistrate. The HC bench of Justice Md Moinul Islam Chowdhury and Justice JBM ... Read More »

Two hurt in BCL infighting at Dhaka College

businessnews24bd.com At least two activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student wing of ruling Awami League, were injured in a clash between two groups at Dhaka College on Saturday. The injured are identified as Mamun, 22 and Rasel, 25. Sources said that the clash erupted around 7:00pm centering the committee formation of the party. The injured were sent to ... Read More »

Hawkers want 50pc of footpaths

businessnews24bd.com Bangladesh Hawkers Union demanded 50 percent of city footpaths to continue their business. The leaders of the organization came up with the demand at a press conference in the capital on Saturday. Speakers in the programme urged the authority to allow them 50 percent city footpaths on humanitarian ground. They said hawkers have family too. So, the authority should ... Read More »

AL never pardons criminals: Law Minister

Brahmanbaria Correspondent Law Minister Anisul Huq said Awami League (AL) never pardons criminals. It is BNP government that granted clemency after sentencing criminals to death penalty. He said, “During BNP tenure, criminals used to fly to Sweden. Later, they returned home and bagged presidential clemency after passing a day in jail.” The Law Minister made the remarks after opening the ... Read More »

14th JS session begins Sunday

businessnews24bd.com The 14th session of the tenth Jatiya Sangsad (JS) is scheduled to be started on Sunday. President Mohammad Abdul Hamid convened the session exercising the power bestowed upon him by Article 72 (A) of the constitution. Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid is scheduled to deliver his speech on Sunday. Parliament secretariat sources said the President in his speech would focus ... Read More »

14,900 mobile phones seized at Dhaka Airport

Crime Desk Custom Intelligence seized 14,900 mobile phones at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday. Dr. Moinul Khan Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate confirmed the matter to risingbd.com. Details will be disclosed in a press conference later, he said. Read More »

National Easy bike kills schoolboy in capital

businessnews24bd.com A schoolboy was killed as a three-wheel battery-run auto-rickshaw, popularly known as easy bike hit him at Bede Potti of Road no. 21, Sector no. 10 in the capital’s Uttara around 11:00am on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Md Rasel, 12, son of Ismail Hossain, hailed from Komolkanda of Netrokona. Deceased’s father Ismail Hossain said Rasel, a third-grader, ... Read More »

Fire at Tongi slum, Jhut godown

Gazipur Correspondent   A fire broke out at a slum and a Jhut godown (scrap fabrics from garment industries) at Namabazar of Milgate area in Tongi of Gazipur district. The fire originated around 12:15pm on Saturday. Being informed, eight units of Fire Service rushed to the spot immediately. They are trying to douse the blaze. Md Akteruzzaman, Deputy Assistant Director of ... Read More »

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