The High Court on Monday denied bail to Awami League leaders Iqbal Bahar and Sirajul Haque (alias Abul Kashem) in a case filed over the murder of journalist Borhan Uddin Muzakkir
Journalist Rozina Islam freed under bail until July 15
A Dhaka court on Sunday granted ad-interim bail to Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam until July 15 in a case filed under the Official Secrets Act.
Order on journalist Rozina Islam’s bail Sunday
A Dhaka court on Thursday fixed Sunday for passing an order on the bail petition of Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam in a case filed under the Official Secrets Act.
Senior journalist Feeuri Khondoker passes away
Senior Journalist Feeuri Khondoker died at the Combined Military Hosptal (CMH), Dhaka on Saturday afternoon. He was 70.
Senior journalist Hassan Shahriar passes away
Hassan Shahriar, a veteran journalist and former Jatiya Press Club (JPC) president, passed away at a city hospital on Saturday. He was 76.
Journalist Abhijit unveils ‘Photo Book’ ahead of Modi’s visit
Dhaka, Mar 25 : Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, veteran Kolkata journalist Abhijit Dasgupta has launched a “Photo Book” containing over 150 rare photographs of Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971.
Journalist Nurul Huda passes away
Former special correspondent of the state-owned news agency Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Nurul Huda passed away at his residence in the city’s Mirpur journalists’ residential area on Sunday afternoon. He was 72.
Journalist AZM Anas passes away
AZM Anas, Economic Editor of The Financial Express, died of cardiac arrest on Tuesday morning. He was 45.
Journalist, columnist Syed Abul Maksud dies
Journalist and noted columnist Syed Abul Maksud died in the capital on Tuesday evening. He was 74.
Journalist Shaheen Reza Noor passes away
Dhaka, Feb 13 (UNB): Shaheen Reza Noor, eminent journalist and former president of Projonmo ’71, has passed away. He was 66. Shaheen Reza, a former journalist of the Daily Ittefaq and son of martyred journalist Sirajuddin Hossain, breathed his last…
Sunamganj journalist assault: 1 more held
Sunamganj, Feb 3 (UNB) : Police on Wednesday arrested a man over his assault of a journalist who was covering a report on sand and stone lifted illegally from the River Jadukata. The journalist was beaten up after being tied…
Journalist Humayun Sadek Chowdhury dies
Senior journalist and permanent member of Jatiya Press Club Humayun Sadek Chowdhury passed away on Thursday. He was 60.
Case filed over abduction of journalist Golam Sarowar
Chittagong, Nov 04 – Journalist Golam Sarowar who was found in a severely debilitated condition in Sitakunda three days after he had gone missing, filed a case with Kotwali Police Station of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) on Wednesday.
Pakistani female journalist shot dead in Balochistan
Pakistani female journalist Shaheena Shaheen was shot dead in Tehsil Turbat of Balochistan’s Kech district on Saturday evening, reports Pakistan Today. However, the motive behind her murder could not be known yet.
Veteran journalist DP Barua passes away
DHAKA, July 8: Nonagenarian journalist and former chief editor and managing director of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Deba Priya Barua passed away Wednesday morning at his Maghbazar residence.
Journalist Mozammel Huq dies of coronavirus
Dhaka, June 29 : Ajker Surjodoy chief editor and freedom fighter journalist Khondaker Mozammel Huq (Gedu chacha) died at a city hospital on Monday (Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun).
Journalist Mashuk Chowdhury passes away
Mashuk Chowdhury, a renowned poet and Chief News Editor of Bangladesh Pratidin, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Dhaka early Wednesday.
Provide journalists risk allowance: Oikya Front
Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Thursday demanded the government to announce risk allowance for journalists infected with coronavirus and the family members of those who died of COVID-19.
Missing BD journalist Shafiqul Islam rescued at Benapole
Benapole, Jessore, May 3 – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued missing journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol from Sadipur border area at Benapole early Sunday.
Coronavirus victim journalist Khokon’s wife, son infected
Dhaka, May 2: Both wife and son of journalist Humayun Kabir Khokon have tested coronavirus positive.
Journalist Ahsan Hamid dies
News Desk Journalist Ahsan Hamid, a permanent member of the Jatiya Press Club, breathed his last at a hospital in the capital on early Tuesday.
Attack on journalist on election day: Accused put on remand
A court here on Thursday placed a man on a one-day remand in a case over attacking a journalist on the day of Dhaka City Corporations elections.
How Europe has moved away from being a journalists’ sanctuary
By Ed Holt Rising populism, anti-media rhetoric from politicians, cyber-harassment of journalists and physical attacks are among the reasons why press freedom in Europe is on the decline, according to the global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
Journalist Mahfuz Ullah hospitalised
Dhaka, Apr 2 – Senior journalist Mahfuz Ullah was admitted to Square Hospital here on Tuesday with severe chest pain. The journalist has been kept at the coronary care unit (CCU) of the hospital under cardiologist Dr Mahbub Mansur, a…
RU BCL leader suspended for assaulting journalist
Rajshahi, Feb 05 – A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League Rajshahi University (RU) unit was suspended for a month yesterday (Monday) for assaulting a campus reporter in last year. The suspended leader is Sabrun Zamil Sushmoy, is the organizing secretary…
Eminent journalist Amanullah Kabir passes away
Dhaka, Jan 16 – Eminent journalist Amanullah Kabir passed away at a hospital here early Wednesday. He was 71.
Truth never dies: Justice for slain journalists
Violence and toxic rhetoric against journalists must stop, say United Nations experts.Marking the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, U.N. Special Rapporteurs David Kaye, Agnes Callamard, and Bernard Duhaime expressed concern over the plight that journalists are…
Keep criticise of govt on hold, Energy Adviser tells journos
Prime Minister’s Energy Adviser DrTawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury on Wednesday urged the journalists to refrain from criticising the government for the next two months.
Saudis admit Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulate
Istanbul, Oct 20 (AP/UNB) — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post for the first time.…
Turkey removes travel ban for journalist Tolu
Mesale Tolu is now free to leave Turkey, but the trial against her will continue. Her husband must remain in the country to face similar charges. A Turkish court has lifted a travel ban on German journalist Mesale Tolu, who…