Jamaat chief sentenced to death in Bangladesh

A controversial tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced the head of the country’s Jamaat-e-Islami party to death for his alleged role in the deaths of thousands during the nation’s independence war against Pakistan in 1971.

Bangladesh poised to commit another judicial murder!

Rumours are in the air that Government of Bangladesh is poised to commit yet another judicial killing by upholding the tribunal -2 death penalty verdict against Jamaat leader Muhamamd Kamaruzzaman. The Supreme Court of Bangladesh

Million flock to Ghulam Azam’s funeral

Dhaka, 25 October: Veteran Islamic Leader and former Chief of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Professor Ghulam Azam (92) received something a kin to a people’s state funeral. Dhaka became a sea of people and for once the security forces were also in their best of behavior.

Ghulam Azam died aged 91

The veteran Islamic leader and former Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Professor Ghulam died at Banglabandhu Medical College in Dhaka aged 91. He was days away to celebrate his 92nd birthday. Although not declared by the

Expat’s home looted in Sylhet

Robbers looted valuables, including gold ornaments, worth Tk four lakh from an expatriate’s house at Palerchak village in Bishwanath upazila on Friday night.   Locals said a group of 10-12 robbers stormed into the house of Abdul Malik, a

Two Bangladeshi nationals burnt to death in Saudi Arabia

Two Bangladesh nationals were burnt to death as a fire broke out in a sofa factory in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday.   The victims were identified as Rabiul Islam, 32 and Iqbal Hossain, 30, both hailed from Muradnagar

27 more Bangladeshi national detained in Thailand

UNB/BdChronicle:   Twenty-seven more Bangladesh nationals, detained in Thailand, will be repatriated on Wednesday.   Over the last few months, 233 Bangladesh nationals have been brought back home from Thailand, said a Foreign

Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist share Nobel

LONDON – A 17-year-old Pakistani girl who survived a Taliban gunshot to the head for her advocacy of female education became Friday the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, winning alongside an Indian advocate for ending child labor.

4 die in Khulna road crash

Four people were killed when a BRTC bus collided head on with a battery-run three-wheeler in Khulna city this afternoon.

JCD leader murder: Hartal in Mirsarai Sunday

BNP will enforce dawn-to-dusk hartal in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong on Sunday protesting the murder of the upazila convener of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) last night. The announcement came this morning from a protest rally organised by the local BNP and its associate organisations following a procession at the upazila headquarters, reports our Chittagong correspondent. As a large portion of Mirsarai...