Tureen Afroz removed as war crimes tribunal prosecutor

The government has removed Barrister Tureen Afroz from the post of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) prosecutor for breaching discipline and professional misconduct. Solicitor Wing under the Law and Justice Division of Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs issued a notice in this regard on Monday, reports UNB. The notice stated that the order will […]

Cyclone Bulbul weakens into deep depression, danger signals withdrawn

Cyclone Bulbul has weakened into a deep depression while cutting its path through the Bangladesh coast after landfall on Saturday night. Maritime ports have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal No. 3, Shamsuddin Ahmed, director of Bangladesh Meteorological Department, said on Sunday morning. It came hours after the Met Office issued great danger signal […]

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’: Great danger signal 10 for Mongla, Payra; 9 for Chattogram

The Met Office advised to hoist great danger signal No 10 for Mongla and Payra ports and nine coastal districts in the region on Saturday morning as very severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ approaches. The maritime port of Chattogram and five nearby districts were advised to hoist great danger signal No 9, the Met Office said […]

Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Jhenidah

A Bangladeshi man was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Indian territory, opposite to Moheshpur border of Jhenidah early today. The deceased was identified as Sumon, 25, son of Abdul Mannan of Shyamkur village in Moheshpur upazila, reports our Jhenidah correspondent. Sumon was shot by BSF men near border pillar No 60/133-134 […]

US continues to pressure Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation

United States Agency for International Development (UNAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick has stressed the importance of pressuring Myanmar for a safe and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingya refugees, who fled their homes due to the military crackdown carried out in the Rakhine state. “We are grateful to the Bangladesh government for giving asylum to more […]