Travel ban on graft suspects: SC modifies HC ruling on prior court permission

The Supreme Court today modified, with some observations and directions, the High Court ruling that Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has to take court permission to impose embargo on corruption suspects or accused from leaving the country.

Convict arrested 19 years after attack on Sheikh Hasina’s motorcade in Satkhira

Detectives have arrested a convict in a case filed over the attack on motorcade of the then opposition leader and current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Satkhira in 2002.

Family demands safe return of missing JU student

The family of a Jahangirnagar University student who has been missing for about a week has demanded for his safe return.

3 brothers shot by Rohingyas in Teknaf, police say

Three locals, brothers, were hospitalised after being shot and critically injured by a group of armed Rohingyas in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar, police said.

Lalmonirhat mob killing: Imam arrested

Detectives arrested an imam for his alleged involvement in the brutal killing of Abu Yunus Md Shahidunnabi Jewel in Lalmonirhat.

2 sued for stealing Humayun Ahmed’s paintings

Actor Meher Afroz Shaon, wife of celebrated novelist, screenwriter and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed sued two people yesterday over stealing some of his paintings.

‘Sharing misleading video on social media’: 2 arrested under Digital Security Act in Bogura

Two people, including a student, were arrested by Bogura Cyber Police early today for allegedly sharing old video footage on social media, claiming it was current video footage.

Moghbazar explosion: Another body found in debris, death toll now eight

Two days after a deadly explosion in a building at Dhaka’s Moghbazar area, another body was recovered from the debris today -- raising the death toll to eight.

Nigerian detained in Sylhet for illegally entering Bangladesh from India

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have detained a 31-year-old Nigerian national in Sylhet for allegedly entering Bangladesh illegally from India.

JnU student files case over sexual harassment in Old Dhaka

A student of Jagannath University (JnU) today filed a case with Sutrapur Police Station in Old Dhaka against a man yet to be identified for sexual harassment.

Rohingya youth arrested in Feni over mobile phone snatching

A Rohingya youth, who escaped from Cox’s Bazar camp three days back, was arrested on charge of snatching a mobile phone in Feni town last night.

2013 Mayhem in Dhaka: Hefajat leader Monjurul Islam on 5-day remand

Hefajat-e-Islam's former Assistant Secretary-General Maulana Monjurul Islam Afendi was placed on a five-day remand today in a case filed with Paltan Police Station over the 2013 mayhem in Dhaka.

SC scraps HC order for recommending recruitment of 2,500 petitioners as teachers

The Supreme Court today scrapped a High Court directive that asked the Non-government Teachers' Registration and Certification Authority (NTRCA) to recommend to the authorities concerned to recruit around 2,500 contempt of court petitioners, who qualified relevant exams, as teachers of private educational institutions.

2 arrested in Noakhali over rape of teenager

Police today arrested two people from Noakhali’s Sonaimuri municipality in a case filed over the rape of a teenager.

PBI sub-inspector arrested with 11,560 yaba pills in Ctg

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-7) have arrested a sub-Inspector (SI) of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) and recovered 11,560 pieces of yaba pills from his possession.

3 men of banned Ansar Al Islam held for trying to recruit Rohingyas

Special action group of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) arrested three members of banned militant group Ansar Al Islam on Saturday night from Dhaka’s Rampura area.

Four arrested with LSD and new drug ‘DMT’ from Dhaka’s Tejgaon, Rab says

Rab claimed to have arrested four alleged drug traders along with lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and a “new drug” N, N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) from Dhaka’s Tejgaon industrial area last night.

Former UPDF member stabbed dead in Khagrachhari

A former member of the United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) was abducted and stabbed to death in the remote Dighinala upazila of Khagrachhari district early today.