Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016 01:49:17 pm

Full verdict on Mir Quasem released


DHAKA: The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today released the text of its earlier today's verdict reconfirming the death penalty of 1971 war crimes convict and Al-Badr commander Mir Quasem Ali dismissing his review petition.

"This petition is dismissed . . .," read the concluding line of the 29-page verdict pronounced earlier today by a five-member apext court bench headed by Chief Justice SK Sinha. Earlier in the morning a five-member Appellate Division panel in its short judgment dismissed the review...Details»

Khaleda summoned for celebrating 'false birthday'


A Dhaka court on Tuesday summoned BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case that was filed for celebrating “false birthday” on ...Details»

Car bomb attack in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


A car driven by a suicide bomber has exploded after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, ...Details»

SC upholds Mir Quasem’s death penalty


The Supreme Court Division has upheld the death sentence for Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali for crimes against humanity during the liberation war in 1971, rejecting ...Details»

Jamaat calls hartal for Wednesday


Jamaat-e-Islami has called a dawn-to-dusk hartal (Shutdown) for tomorrow Wednesday as the Supreme Court (SC) upheld death penalty for its key moneyman Mir Quasem Ali for ...Details»

Mir Quasem hears verdict on radio


A K Azad: War criminal Mir Quasem Ali has heard the verdict of death sentence upheld for him by Supreme Court (SC) on radio at Kashimpur ...Details»

3rd ODI: England win toss and bat


England will bat first for the first time in this series as they aim to wrap it up at Trent Bridge with two matches to spare.

They ...Details»

US to work with Bangladesh to fight terrorism: Kerry


DHAKA: The United States today said it would work together with Bangladesh to fight terrorism and reiterated its offer to provide experts to this end. "We would ...Details»

Kerry holds meeting with Prime Minister


US Secretary of State John Kerry held a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday noon.

The US Secretary of State reached the Prime Minister’s Office ...Details»