Local Area News http://localareanews.net We want to bring the news to everyone Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:32:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 Awami League conspiring to relocate Zia’s grave http://localareanews.net/awami-league-conspiring-to-relocate-zias-grave/ Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:18:09 +0000 http://localareanews.net/?p=1462 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 them (govt) to make it occur ,” he said.
Fakhrul further said, “This government is deliberately attempting to remove the names and signs of the main heroes of the Liberation War, especially that of Ziaur Rahman who proclaimed the country’s independence. But, it won’t be possible to do that as his name his deeply rooted in people’s hearts. No conspiracy can divide Zia from people,” he said.

Idris Ali Sardar gets death penalty http://localareanews.net/idris-gets-death-penalty/ Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:16:22 +0000 http://localareanews.net/?p=1460 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 Sulaiman Mollah, 84, of Kashipur Muslimpara of the same district died of old age complications on October 26 in police custody.
Edris Ali Sarder was facing four charges of crimes against humanity and genocide committed in 1971.
Earlier, the same court set today for delivering the judgment in the case.
On November 2, the ICT-1 kept the case waiting for delivering verdict on completion of the hearing from both the prosecution and defence.

On May 2, the tribunal framed four charges against two — Edris Ali and Sulaiman Mollah, 84, of Kashipur Muslimpara in the district. But Sulaiman died of old age complications at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on October 25.

symbols to the candidates of forthcoming Narayanganj city http://localareanews.net/symbols-to-the-candidates-of-forthcoming-narayanganj-city/ Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:09:25 +0000 http://localareanews.net/?p=1458 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’ to Ijharul Haque’ ,‘ Spade’ to Mahbubur Rahman, ‘Umbrella’ Kamal Prodhan ‘and ‘Fan(Hat Pakha)’ to Masum Billah.

The Election Commission started distributing the electoral symbols among the mayoral candidates for NCC poll on Monday morning.

Returning Officer Mohammad Nuruzzaman Talukder distributed the symbols.

The much awaited election in the Narayanganj city corporations is going to be held on the 22nd December this year.

Squad of Bangladesh for 2nd Test against England http://localareanews.net/squad-of-bangladesh-for-2nd-test-against-england/ Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:06:27 +0000 http://localareanews.net/?p=1437 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 (Vice Captain), Soumya Sarker, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Hoque, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Shuvagata Hom Chowdhury, Shabbir Rahaman, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shuvashis Roy.

five persons to death penalty in a murder case in Habiganj http://localareanews.net/five-persons-to-death-penalty-in-a-murder-case-in-habiganj/ Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:04:58 +0000 http://localareanews.net/?p=1435 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 and Nur Islam. Of them, Anis and Forash were present while declaring the verdict.

According to court sources, Moktadir Ali, 24, son of Mosoddor Ali of Boaljur village of the district`s Nabingaj Upazila, was killed over allegation of feeding paddy plants by cattle on Februay 20 in 2002.

Deceased`s brother Moshahid Ali filed a murder case with Nabiganj Police Station on the day.