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Cyclone Bulbul weakens into deep depression, danger signals withdrawn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 […]

What is Bangladesh doing to combat air pollution?

While the record air pollution in neighbouring India’s Delhi this past weekend has made alarms go off, Bangladesh too has been consistent in its air pollution over the years. As a country focused on construction and industrialization with one of the most dense populations, air pollution has been a cause for concern. Yet, lacklustre efforts […]

Islamist outfit ‘Alla’r Dol’ banned in Bangladesh

The government has banned Islamist outfit ‘Allah’r Dol’, saying it posed threat to public safety. In an official notification on Tuesday (Nov 5), the home ministry said that group has been banned as its activities pose a threat to public safety and security. The move comes a day after, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan told a […]