Shariful Islam

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Death lurks at unsafe level crossings

Accidents at unprotected level crossings continue to claim lives as decisions taken at an inter-ministerial meeting around one and a half years back to curb such fatalities remained largely unimplemented.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Mirpur-10 mired in gridlocks

Mirpur-10 roundabout has become a nightmare for commuters, as parked vehicles, hawkers and garbage have made gridlocks a constant presence there.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

Homegoers get stuck in tailbacks

People going to their hometowns from Dhaka to spend Eid suffered immensely due to shortage of buses, long tailbacks on the highways and delayed trains.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

CTTC to start deradicalising militants in jail this month

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit is going to start a long-overdue process of deradicalising militants inside prisons from this month.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

6 years of Holey Artisan café attack: Neo JMB on the wane, some groups active online

Militant group Neo-JMB, which carried out a deadly attack at a Gulshan restaurant in 2016, currently has no strength to carry out another attack, but officers and security analysts see several other groups as threats.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Gold Smuggling Cases: Utter negligence at initial stage

Most gold smuggling cases see no headway due to insufficient evidence, as investigating police officers fail to glean vital information from the arrestees during interrogation and subsequent investigation.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Gold import: Advance tax withdrawn

Withdrawal of the existing 5 percent advance tax on gold import has been proposed in the budget for fiscal 2022-23 to encourage import of the precious metal through formal channel and discourage its smuggling.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

5% advance tax on gold import goes

The government is set to withdraw a 5 per cent advance tax on the import of gold in the fiscal year of 2022-23 to encourage the import of the precious metal through formal channels and discourage smuggling.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Killings of AL leader, student: Key accused to be brought back from Oman today

A police team is scheduled to reach Dhaka from Oman in the morning today with Sumon Shikder Musa, a key suspect of the murders of a city Awami League leader and a college student in late March.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Gold smuggling: Rackets exploit legal channel

Over 30 tonnes of gold legally brought to the country by travellers last year were smuggled to India, according to an estimate by customs and CID officers.