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50 killed as US-Bangla plane crashes

50 killed as US-Bangla plane crashes
At least 50 people, including 25 Bangladeshis, were killed after an aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines crashed and burst into flames yesterday near Kathmandu airport in the biggest ever aviation disaster involving a Bangladeshi passenger aircraft. The deceased Bangladeshi nationals are Foysal Ahmed, Eakub Ali, Alifuzzaman, Bilkis Ara, Begum Hurun Nahar Bilquis Banu, Akhtara Begum, Nazia Afrin Chowdhury, Md Rokibul Hasan, Sanzida Haque, Md Hasan Imam, Mohammad Nazrul Islam, Akhi Moni, Meenhaz Bin Nasir, FH Priok, Tamarra Prionmoyee, Md Motiur Rahman, SM Mahmudur Rahman, Tahira Tanvin Shashi Reza, Pias Roy, Umme Salma, Aniruddha Zaman, Md Nuruz Zaman, Md Raiquz Zaman, co-pilot Prithula Rashid and crewmember Khwaja Hussain, according to a post…

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Rescue team to be sent to Nepal: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh will send a helping team to Nepal right after the resumption of operation in Tribhuban Airport to assist the Nepalese team in the rescue operation of the US Bangla Airlines plane crash incident, reports UNB. "Bangladesh will extend all sorts…

All should realise importance of free judiciary: Dr Kamal

All should realise importance of free judiciary: Dr Kamal

In the wake of the High Court's bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday urged all to realise the importance of an independent judiciary, reports UNB. He made the call in a statement issued following High Court's bail to Khaleda. "The High Court granted…
Mosquito menace on RU campus

Mosquito menace on RU campus

Mosquitoes are increasing alarmingly on the Rajshahi University campus because of a poor drainage system, decaying garbage and the reluctance to use dustbins. Swarms of mosquitoes are making life miserable for students, teachers and officials on the campus. Besides, the dining halls and canteens on…
Protecting native fish crucial

Protecting native fish crucial

In the wake of regular filling up of water-bodies like canals and ponds, a wide variety of native small fish, widely known for their high nutrition value, is facing extinction. To counter this trend, specialists have asked for small indigenous fish, which were once found in abundance across Bangladesh,…
Ensuring gender rights

Ensuring gender rights

Every day is women’s day. Why do we celebrate only one day for women? Each year International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. What is the reason behind this? Let’s see the background reason to celebrate this day. The original aim of International Women's Day was to achieve…
Singapore-based cos eying growing Bangladesh market

Singapore-based cos eying growing Bangladesh market

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hoped that Singapore will continue providing a decent work atmosphere for Bangladeshi workers as the country continues to be a favourite destination for them, reports UNB from Singapore. "Singapore continues to be a favourite destination for Bangladeshi workers.…
Over 1,000 need urgent medical evacuation in Eastern Ghouta

Over 1,000 need urgent medical evacuation in Eastern Ghouta

BEIRUT: More than 1,000 people, mostly women and children, are in urgent need of medical evacuations from the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta, the United Nations said yesterday, reports AFP. Rebel-held parts of Ghouta are under a crippling government siege that has made food and medicine difficult…
Drishtipat brings ‘Nagor Alir Kichchha’ on Shilpakala stage today

Drishtipat brings ‘Nagor Alir Kichchha’ on Shilpakala stage today

Theatre troupe Drishtipat Natya Sangsad will stage yet another show of their much-acclaimed production ‘Nagor Alir Kichchha’ today at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. ‘Nagor Alir Kichchha’--the 12th production…
Shakib returns to practice

Shakib returns to practice

Bangladesh iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Sunday started practicing with the bat and ball just one day after his return home from Australia after taking his last injection from Melbourne hand specialist David Hoy. During the innings break of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) match between Sheikh…
Three get life for keeping drugs

Three get life for keeping drugs

A court in Chapainawabganj yesterday sentenced three persons to life term imprisonment for keeping drugs in Shibganj upazila of the district in 2013. The court also fined them Taka 10,000 each, in default to suffer three months more in jail. Additional District and Session Judge M Ziaur Rahman gave…
PM seeks S’pore help in solving Rohingya crisis

PM seeks S’pore help in solving Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged Singapore to request Myanmar for resolving the Rohingya crisis quickly as it is a big problem and burden for Bangladesh, reports UNB. Meanwhile, Bangladesh and Singapore signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for collaboration over Public Private…
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