Bangladesh President Md.Zillur Rahman is dead

President Md Zillur Rahman, an out-and-out politician revered across the broad political spectrum, died on Wednesday in Singapore, closing the curtains on a colorful career lasting more than six decades. The 84-year-old statesman breathed his last at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital at 4:47pm Bangladesh time, Mohammad Shafiul Alam His is a legacy few in Bangladesh… Read more Bangladesh President Md.Zillur Rahman is dead

Bangladesh’s parliament has amended a war crimes law

Bangladesh’s parliament has amended a law allowing the state to appeal against the life sentence given to an opposition leader for his role in mass killings and rape during the 1971 war for independence. Tens of thousands of demonstrators in central Shahbag Square cheered as the assembly approved the changes on Sunday. Protesters have gathered… Read more Bangladesh’s parliament has amended a war crimes law

Bangladesh,Chittagong flyover collapse death toll 12

Chittagong, Nov 25 —Death toll reaches 14 as rescue teams until Sunday morning recovered more bodies from under the debris of three girders of the under-construction Bahaddarhat flyover, police said. The girders collapsed on Saturday evening. Over 50 others sustained varying degrees of injuries with the condition of many of them was stated critical. Chandgaon… Read more Bangladesh,Chittagong flyover collapse death toll 12

Garments factory fire death toll soars to 121 in savar, Bangladesh

The death toll from a fire at a Bangladeshi factory soared to at least 121 as rescue workers recovered 112 bodies Sunday, the national fire chief told AFP. “We’ve found 112 dead bodies this morning,” fire brigade director general Brigadier General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told AFP. “We resumed our search this morning and found… Read more Garments factory fire death toll soars to 121 in savar, Bangladesh