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Dhaka, Kathmandu start separate probes

Dhaka, Kathmandu start 
separate probes
Two more passengers of the US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu succumbed to their injuries yesterday, taking the death toll to 51. Quoting the home ministry, the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) announced that 22 Nepalis, 28 Bangladeshis, and a Chinese passenger died in the accident—the third deadliest aviation accident involving an international carrier in Nepal, the Kathmandu Post reported yesterday. However, the list released by the Bangladesh embassy in Kathmandu quoted a different number. The list named 36 passengers, pilots, and cabin crew among the Bangladeshi citizens on board. According to its estimate, 26 Bangladeshi citizens were killed. Of them, 22 were passengers, two pilots, and two crew members. Ten other Bangladeshi passengers…

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Full bench to hear appeals today
Full bench to hear 
appeals today
The chamber court of the Appellate Division yesterday passed no order on two appeals against the High…

PM returns home from Singapore

PM returns home from Singapore

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home from Singapore yesterday evening cutting short her four-day official visit by a day following the crash of a Bangladeshi plane in Nepal, reports UNB. A regular flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat…
Mirpur fire victims to get all necessary assistance: Quader

Mirpur fire victims to get all necessary assistance: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the government will provide all necessary assistances to the victims of the devastating fire that gutted around 8,000 shanties and injured four persons at a Mirpur slum here on Monday, reports BSS. “Over 3.6 tons of rice and Taka…
We mourn air tragedy victims

We mourn air tragedy victims

The accident in Nepal of a passenger aircraft belonging to a Bangladeshi company, US-Bangla Airlines, has cast a pall of gloom over both countries. We are profoundly shocked at the reported loss of about 50 lives in the crash and are united in our prayers, hoping for the full recovery of those who are…
Rivers: lifeline of our economy

Rivers: lifeline of our economy

Rivers are lifeline of our economy. Bangladesh’s economy, development and growth are directly influenced by major rivers: Padma, Jamuna, Meghna, Karnaphuli and Halda. But in absence of regulatory biting, the rivers have been aggressively fallen under the clutches of encroachers and polluters which…
Hasina urges Singapore businesses to become partner in progress

Hasina urges Singapore businesses to become partner in progress

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged Singapore business communities to take a partnership role in Bangladesh's journey towards economic development as she offered 500 acres of land or more for setting their own industrial park, reports BSS from Singapore. Pointing out her government's…
Pressure grows on Japan’s Abe over scandal

Pressure grows on Japan’s Abe over scandal

TOKYO: Pressure mounted yesterday on Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over a ballooning cronyism and cover-up scandal, as a new poll showed his support at the lowest level since his re-election in October, reports AFP. Abe and his finance minister Taro Aso have been on the ropes in recent days…
‘Kinu Kaharer Thetar’ to be staged today

‘Kinu Kaharer Thetar’ to be staged today

Theatre troupe Prachyanat will stage its 15th production ‘Kinu Kaharer Thetar’ today at 7pm at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. The play will be brought to the stage as a part of weeklong theatre festival to celebrate the 38th…
Riyad’s call to watch Indian bowlers

Riyad’s call to watch Indian bowlers

Bangladesh are fazed by the bowling attack of India, given the diversity they brought in as they take on the sub-continent giant in their most crucial game of the Nidahas Trophy Tri-nation T20 International series today at the R Premadas Stadium in Colombo. Indian though started with a defeat against…
Community clinics ensuring safe delivery for rural mothers

Community clinics ensuring safe delivery for rural mothers

DHAKA: Parveen Akter did not face any problem during her maternity period in the last year, thanks for providing all sorts of health services, including regular checkups, medicines, nutritional education and micro-nutrient supplements, free of cost by the government to ensure safe delivery, reports…
‘77 rivers vanish from Bangladesh’

‘77 rivers vanish from Bangladesh’

Around 77 rivers have totally disappeared from the map of Bangladesh, with their beds serving as croplands, experts disclosed. The experts noted that rivers are disappearing due to the unplanned construction of embankments and culverts, unabated encroachment, the absence of dredging, the lack of water…
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