Actress Shimu strangled to death

January 19, 2022

Film actress Raima Islam Shimu, whose body was found in a sack near the Hazratpur bridge at Keraniganj in Dhaka Monday morning, was strangulated to death Sunday morning, according to primary forensic reports.
Raima’s husband Shakhawat Ali Nobel and his friend SMY Abdullah Farhad were remanded in police custody on Tuesday over the murder incident after they had been Read more

Husband confessed killing of actress Shimu over conjugal discord: Police

January 18, 2022

Shakhawat Ali Noble has admitted to killing her wife actress Raima Islam Shimu following domestic quarrel, according to police.
Keraniganj Model Police Station Inspector (Investigation), Kazi Ramjanul Haque, told media that during primary interrogation, Shakhawat confessed that he killed his Read more

Actress Shimu found dead, husband detained

January 18, 2022

Film actress Raima Islam Shimu’s husband Shakhawat Ali Noble and his car driver were detained for interrogation over murder of the actress.
Raima Islam Shimu, who went missing on Sunday, was found dead in a sack near Hazratpur bridge under Keraniganj in Dhaka on Monday Read more

Ekushey Boi Mela postponed for two weeks

January 17, 2022

Amid the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela that usually begins on the first day of the month of February, has deffered for at least two weeks.
State minister for culture KM Khalid told media that due to the recent spike of Covid cases, the fair has been postponed till February Read more

Dope test will be mandatory from now on to get a professional driving license

January 14, 2022

Dope test reports from government affiliated hospitals or laboratories would be mandatory in case if issuance and renewal of driving license from January 30 this year.
If the dope test report is positive or there is any negative comment in it, professional driving license will not be issued or renewed by Bangladesh Road transport Read more

Bangladeshi cyclists set Guinness world record by cycling 160 kilometers

January 9, 2022

Four youngsters from Bangladesh set a world record by cycling 1,060 kilometers in 48 hours. They are Dravid, Tanvir, Rakibul and Alauddin members of a cycling team known as Team BDC (all Bangladeshi) in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 10 December 2021,” the Guinness authorities mentioned on their website Saturday.
They set a target of cycling 1,600 km in two days to secure a record. However Read more

Charge framed against Pori Moni, 2 others in narcotics case

January 5, 2022

A Dhaka court today framed charges against film actress Pori Moni and her two associates in a case filed under Narcotics Control Act. The others are Ashraful Islam Dipu and Kabir Hossain.
All three, now on bail, claimed themselves innocent and demanded justice after Judge Mohammad Nazrul Islam of the Special Judge Court-10 of Dhaka read out the charges to Read more

418 killed, 497 injured in 383 road accidents in December: report

January 1, 2022

At least 418 people were killed and 497 others were injured in road accidents across the country in December last year, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation (RSF).
A total of 383 road accidents took place during the period, it said.
Among the deceased, 63 were women and 49 were children, according to the Read more

Dr Enamul Haque passes away

October 11, 2021

Eminent actor, playwright, academician and Ekushey Padak awardee Dr Enamul Haque passed away today around 2:30 pm at his residence in Baily Road today. He was 78 years old.
The news was confirmed by his daughter, renowned actress Hridi Haq.
Enamul Haque was born in Feni Sadar’s Motobi Read more

DU set up NID registration camp for students

October 7, 2021

The Dhaka University authorities on Thursday started seven-day National Identity Card Registration Camp for their students to get NID card faster.
On Thursday morning, Dhaka University vice-chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman formally inaugurated the programme at the University’s Teacher-Student Read more

NSU holds orientation programme

October 6, 2021

North South University (NSU) organised a virtual orientation for newly enrolled students of Fall Semester 2021 on its campus on Monday, said a press release.
This time around, 1,700 students have got the opportunity to get admission in the graduate (honors) courses in 16 departments of the Read more

Pori Moni, 2 aides charged in narcotics case

October 5, 2021

The Criminal Investigation Department on Monday submitted to a Dhaka court the charge sheet against film actress Pori Moni in a narcotics case.
Pori Moni and two others – Ashraful Islam Dipu and Kabir Hossain – were named in the charge sheet.
Investigation Officer Kazi Golam Mostafa, also an inspector of Read more

LPG costlier in Bangladesh than in India

September 14, 2021

Says CAB at public hearing
The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Bangladesh is higher than the price in India, so the operators’ demand for a higher price does not hold water, said the Consumers’ Association of Bangladesh (CAB) yesterday.
Earlier in April, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) had for the first time fixed the retail price of LPG, progressively becoming the fuel of choice for Read more

Pori Moni released from jail after 4 weeks

September 1, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni was released from jail this morning, four weeks after Rab arrested her.
She was handed over to her lawyer and relative at 9:21am at Kashimpur Central Women’s Jail in Gazipur, said the jail’s superintendent Halima Akhter.
Pori Moni came out of jail at 9:36am in a white car and Read more

Pori Moni granted bail, no bar on release

August 31, 2021

Considering her health, age and reputation in film industry, a Dhaka court today granted ad-interim bail to film actress Pori Moni, in a case filed against her with Banani Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.
Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court of Dhaka issued the bail order upon a bond of Tk 50,000 with two guarantors after a long Read more

Pori Moni sent to jail

August 21, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni was sent to jail today on completion of her one-day remand, in the third phase, in a case filed with Banani Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.
She was earlier placed on six-day remand in two phases in the same case.
Criminal Investigation Department did not submit Read more

Parimani remanded for one more day

August 19, 2021

A Dhaka metropolitan magistrate court on Thursday put Dhallywood star Pori Moni on a one-day remand for the third time. Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Atikul Islam passed the order. The actress was produced before the court by the Criminal Investigation Department in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act. The CID requested the court to allow them a Read more

Bail denied, Pori Moni and Mou sent to jail

August 13, 2021

Film actress Pori Moni, model Mariam Akhter Mou and three others were sent to jail today on completion of remands in three separate cases filed with Banani and Mohammadpur police stations under the Narcotics Control Act. The three others are: Raz Multimedia owner Nazrul Islam Raz, his associate Md Sabuj Ali and Pori Moni’s associate Ashraful Islam Read more

I’m being framed: Pori Moni

August 10, 2021

Actress Pori Moni, who was placed on a two-day fresh remand today, said that she has been framed in a false case. She said this while being escorted out of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s court, following hearing of her remand prayer.
“You are watching everything without doing anything, while Read more

Porimani, Raj remanded again

August 10, 2021

The court has granted a two-day fresh remand to the actress in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Debabrata Biswas issued the remand order on Tuesday.
After a four-day remand, the actress was produced in court on the same day and an application was made to remand her for another five days. Following the hearing, the Read more

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