Masked youths attack journalists covering electoral campaigns in Bangladesh

Around two dozen masked youths attacked a group of Bangladeshi reporters with hockey sticks and batons, injuring about 10 of them, when they were resting at a hotel after covering an election rally, the journalists said on Tuesday. The incident, which occurred late on Monday in the town of Nawabgonj about 40 km (25 miles)… Read More Masked youths attack journalists covering electoral campaigns in Bangladesh

Five injured in gas cylinder explosion in Bangladesh

Five people, including two police officials, have received burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Khagrachhari Stadium area on Friday morning. The injured are police constables Mohammad Ismail and Mohammad Shahin Matiranga Upazila Land Office Chainman Barendra Tripura Tulshi Rani Gosh and Pallob. Additional Superintendent of Police Md Roichh Uddin said: “The gas cylinder… Read More Five injured in gas cylinder explosion in Bangladesh

Cyclone Roanu unleashes mayhem as it approaches southern Bangladesh

Strong winds and heavy downpours unleashed by Cyclone Roanu have already left five people dead and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes, as the storm is poised to make landfall in southern Bangladesh. Officials said the cyclone was expected to hit the Bangladesh coast on Saturday around 12:00pm local time (06:00 GMT), packing… Read More Cyclone Roanu unleashes mayhem as it approaches southern Bangladesh

Bangladesh hangs Islamic extremist, Motiur Rahman Nizami

The kingpin of notorious al-Badr force and second top collaborator of the Pakistani occupation forces after Jamaat guru Ghulam Azam, Motiur Rahman Nizami, was executed at Dhaka Central Jail in the early hours of today. The execution took place at 12:10am, DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia told the Dhaka Tribune at 12:30am. Nizami, the 75-year-old incumbent… Read More Bangladesh hangs Islamic extremist, Motiur Rahman Nizami