• Bangladeshi channels first in serial

    Daily Dhaka Times: Information ministry has decided to fix the serial of all Bangladeshi television channels according to their year of establishment. Cable operators have to display the channels according to the serial otherwise their licenses will be cancelled. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed came up with the decision on Wednesday after a meeting with the […]

  • Bangladeshi held in Malaysia for ‘terror ties’

    Daily Dhaka Times: Malaysia’s police said on Saturday that it had arrested five people, including a Bangladeshi and a European employed as a teacher, on suspicion of links with militant groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaeda. Malaysia is on heightened alert after reports on Friday that 10 Syrians linked to Islamic State entered neighbouring […]

  • Full verdict in Jail Killing case published

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Supreme Court has published the full trial verdict that had confirmed the death sentences of two accused in the 1975 Jail Killing case, reports bdnews. The 235-page judgment was released on Tuesday, two and a half years after the Appellate Division delivered it. The bench that gave the verdict on Apr […]

  • Why India Should Honor Taslima Nasrin

    Daily Dhaka Times: In her article “The Role of the Writer,” Maryse Condé, the famous writer from the French speaking island of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, shares an interesting memory from her childhood. When she was about seven or eight, she wrote a short play in honor of her mother with the intention of showcasing […]

  • Pakistan denies involvement in war crimes

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Pakistan government has denied the country’s involvement in committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War, 44 years after the genocide and mass rape took place in Bangladesh. The Pakistan authorities summoned the acting high commissioner of Bangladesh in Islamabad on Monday and made the claim. A press release of […]

  • Election Commission says ‘No’ to proposals

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Election Commission has rejected the demand of ruling Awami League and opposition in Parliament Jatiya Party to give their MPs scope to campaign for municipal polls candidates. The EC has also said ‘No’ to BNP’s demand to defer the polls. Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad has made it clear that […]

  • No delay in vote: EC

    Daily Dhaka Times: There is no scope for the Election Commission to fulfil the BNP’s ‘condition’ to reschedule the municipality elections, Election Commissioner Mohammad Abdul Mobarak has said. Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Tuesday announced that polls would be held in 236 municipalities for the first time on party lines on Dec 30. […]

  • Parimal gets life imprisonment

    Daily Dhaka Times: A Dhaka court has found former Viqarunnisa Noon School and College teacher Parimal Joydhar guilty of raping a student, reports bdnews. In the verdict, Judge Saleh Uddin of Dhaka’s Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-4 ordered rigorous life imprisonment for Joydhar. He has been also fined by Tk 50,000 or else, he […]

  • ‘This is goodbye forever…’

    Daily Dhaka Times: “I am leaving my land of birth, my motherland. I don’t know if I will feel the same peace on the other side as I felt here. I don’t know if I will ever come back. Perhaps this is goodbye forever.” The tear-soaked words above were of Ukil Chandra Barman, who left […]

  • Final round of NNI nutrition nightingale held

    Daily Dhaka Times: Nestlé Nutrition Institute organized the Grand Finale of “Nutrition Nightingale”, an inter-institute quiz competition today at the Ballroom in The Westin Dhaka. Paramedics from five key Institutes and hospitals took part in the Semi Final Round. Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, Information Affairs Adviser to the Honourable Prime Minister, was present at the event […]


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