Popular Bangladeshi journalist, Shafik Rehman gets arrested

Notable journalist, opinion maker and former editor of the daily Jaijaidin, has been picked up by plainclothesmen. Best known for his incisive criticism of the government during General Ershad’s dictatorship through his weekly column, Shafik Rehman has come to be known as a sympathiser and an informal adviser of the main political opposition BNP. Claiming… Read More Popular Bangladeshi journalist, Shafik Rehman gets arrested

Two firefighters shot as they responded to emergency call

A firefighter was shot and killed, and a second one seriously injured while responding to a medical call at a home in Maryland, authorities said. John Ulmschneider, 39, died after the shooting in Prince George’s County on Friday night, fire officials said. The firefighters were responding to a relative’s call “expressing concern” about the occupant… Read More Two firefighters shot as they responded to emergency call