BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Friday warned the government that the country’s people will never accept its ‘imprudent’ move to remove Ziaur Rahman’s grave from parliament area. “Bringing Louis I Kahn’s main design (of parliament) abruptly is a blueprint and the main motive behind is to remove Ziaur Rahman’s grave. People will never accept it and allow …Details . . .
The International Crimes Tribunal -1 has given death penalty to Shariatpur razakar leader Idris Ali Sardar, tried in absentia, for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of Bangladesh. The three-member tribunal conducted by Justice Anwarul Haq gave the verdict on Monday morning. Idris, 67, of Mahmudpur of Shariatpur, is yet to be arrested, while his partner in crimes …Details . . .
The Election Commission (EC) on Monday morning distributed symbols to the candidates of forthcoming Narayanganj city corporation elections. Awami League nominated Narayanganj mayor candidate Selina Hayat Ivy was rendered ‘Boat’as his poll symbol while BNP-backed Advocate Sakhawat Hossain Khan was allotted ‘Sheaf of Paddy’. Six mayoral candidates are contesting in Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) elections. The EC also alloted ‘Minar’ …Details . . .
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the squad for the second Test (28 Oct – 01 Nov) against touring England to be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital. Right-arm fast bowler Shafiul Islam ignored for the second test while Shuvashis Roy included in the squad for the first time. Bangladesh Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (Captain), Tamim Iqbal Khan …Details . . .
Correspondent: A Habiganj court sentenced five persons to death penalty in a murder case in Habiganj. The court also sentenced 27 others to different-term imprisonment and fined them in the case. Judge Mafroza Parveen of Habiganj Additional District and Sessions Judge Court passed the order on Tuesday noon. The death-row convicts are Anis Mia, Forash Mia, Jamshed Mia, Bazlu Mia …Details . . .