Border Guard Bangladesh members have been deployed across the country, including the capital, on Tuesday evening, ahead of the verdict in war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami.
Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said a decision has been taken to start nationwide special drive from November 10, 2014 against vehicles without fitness and drivers having no license.
War criminal and former Jamaat-e-Islami chief Ghulam Azam died on Thursday at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. The 92-year-old Jamaat guru died at 10:10pm. The body would be handed over to the family according to the jail code as he died as an inmate.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has lauded the contributions of the expatriate Bangladeshis and said the economy of the country is moving forward with the remittances they send. She also called upon them to contribute more for strengthening the economy of Bangladesh.
Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has been elected Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) that promotes parliamentary democracy in the former British colonies.
Two courts have summoned Posts and Telecommunications Minister Abdul Latif Siddique in five separate cases filed for hurting religious sentiments. A Dhaka court has summoned him in two cases and asked Latif Siddique to appear before it on October 28.
Jokes are flying on Facebook after a photo of the chiefs of two Left-leaning political parties in the ruling Awami League-led alliance, taken just before they left Dhaka for Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj, went viral.