• Language veteran Golam Akbar Chowdhury dies

    Daily Dhaka Times: Noted language veteran and columnist Golam Akbar Chowdhury, husband of Awami League presidium member and Deputy Leader of the House Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury, died of old-age ailments at a city hospital this morning.  He was 86. He breathed his last around 10.30 am at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Bangabandhu Sheikh […]

  • Asif elected director of world federation of consuls

    Daily Dhaka Times:  The election was held during 11th World Congress of Consuls, organized by World Federation of Consuls in Istanbul from 18 to 22 November 2015, according to a message received here on Monday, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangastha. Chowdhury, who is also honorary consul of Chile in Bangladesh, also held the prestigious post of […]

  • War crimes: next for Motiur Rahman Nizami

    Daily Dhaka Times: After the execution of four war criminals, the trial of death-row convict Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami is in the final stage, reports bdnews. The Supreme Court is hearing the Al-Badr militia force founder’s appeal against his death sentence given by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) for the crimes against humanity he […]

  • Jamaat calls hartal for Monday

    Daily Dhaka Times: Jamaat-e-Islami has called a daylong countrywide hartal as a part of the post-execution protest program of its secretary general and also war criminal Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid. Jamaat central sura member and also Faridpur unit Jamaat ameer Professor Abdut Tawab told on Saturday night. ‘We have already informed our district leaders and […]

  • Salauddin, Mujahid hanged for war crimes

    Daily Dhaka Times: BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid have been hanged for the horrific crimes against humanity they committed in 1971 to thwart the independence of Bangladesh. Dhaka Central Jail Superintendent Jahangir Kabir confirmed that the two were executed at the same time at 12:55am on Sunday. […]

  • Salauddin, Mujahid’s review verdicts in jail

    Daily Dhaka Times: Verdicts of the review appeal have been read out to the death row war crimes convicts BNP leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid on Thursday night. Earlier around 8:45pm, the verdicts reached the central jail in city. After receiving the verdict copies by jail super Jahangir […]

  • Death beckons Mujahid, Salauddin Quader

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences of war-crime convicts Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, reports BDNews. Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Mujahid and BNP Standing Committee Member Chowdhury are now left with the last option of seeking presidential clemency. The government will go ahead with the executions if the […]

  • Khaleda may return home from UK Nov 20

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia’s return home from London has been deferred again, a BNP leader told. The BNP chief has been staying in London for two months since 16 September. UK BNP president MA Malek said Khaleda is delaying her return as she is spending time with her family […]

  • Nur Hossain sent to jail

    Daily Dhaka Times: A Narayanganj court has sent seven-murder prime accused Nur Hossain to jail, reports bdnews. Chief Judicial Magistrate Shahidul Islam issued the order following a brief hearing on Friday. Hossain has been shown arrested in 11 cases, including last year’s murders that triggered massive countrywide public outrage. Many of the relatives’ victims, who had […]

  • Bangladesh brings back Nur Hossain

    Daily Dhaka Times: A day after Ulfa leader Anup Chetia was handed over to the Indian government, Nur Hossain, the prime accused of Narayanganj seven-murder case, has been brought back from India. A heavily-guarded Nur Hossain was brought across the border in a microbus around 11:30pm, while the vehicle soon left for Narayanganj, our Jessore […]

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