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8 killed as bus falls off bridge

8 killed as bus falls off bridge
At least 11 people were killed and 20 others injured in two road accidents in Sadar and Nagarkanda upazilas in Faridpur district yesterday. A bus fell off a bridge in Sadar upazila in the afternoon, killing eight people and injuring 20 others. Three of the deceased were identified as Habibur Rahman, Faruk Hossain and Asma Akhter. Further details about them and the identities of the other victims are still awaited. Superintendent of Police of Faridpur Highway Police Mostafizur Rahman said the Gopalganj-bound bus of 'Comfort Line' from Dhaka crashed into the railing of the bridge first at Dhuldi around 2:30pm and plunged into the canal beneath after its driver lost control over the steering while giving passage to a speedy motorcycle.…

PM pays tributes to NAP President Muzaffar Ahmed

PM pays tributes to NAP President Muzaffar Ahmed

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday paid rich tributes to one of the political luminaries of the country and Bangladesh National Awami Party-NAP (Muzaffar) President Professor Muzaffar Ahmed. The prime minister paid the homage by placing a wreath on his coffin draped with the red-green national flag…
Govt to go tougher to make BRTC profitable: Quader

Govt to go tougher to make BRTC profitable: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the government is going to take tough actions against all kinds of corruption and irregularities in the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) aiming to make the institution profitable.  “I am going to be tough regarding…
Dredging and the environment

Dredging and the environment

The adverse affects of climate change are becoming clear to all. This unwelcome phenomenon is at present a serious cause for concern. It must be accepted that human activities are playing a role in the increase of greenhouse gas emissions that have accelerated global warming during the last century.…
A déjà vu moment

A déjà vu moment

Things seem to have come full circle for former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram. His arrest when Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s right-hand man Amit Shah is the country’s Home Minister is kind of deja’ vu. More than the facts of the case or whether the arrest was right or wrong, fingers…
WONDER FABRIC FROM PINEAPPLE

WONDER FABRIC FROM PINEAPPLE

“Barong Tagalog” — a partially see-through, embroidered shirt sewn from pineapple fibre and silk is an integral part of Filipino culture and has been there in that nation since the 15th century, when the Spanish colonizers brought pineapples to the archipelago. But it was in November…
Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city streets

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city streets

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, as a standoff in a working-class district yesterday descended into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several days. Thousands of demonstrators, many wearing…
Group art exhibition ‘Colours’ underway at AFD

Group art exhibition ‘Colours’ underway at AFD

A nine-day group art exhibition titled ‘Colours’ is underway at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition held on the gallery premises on Friday, where eminent architect and poet Rabiul Hossain was…
Shakib joins nat’l team practice
session after long vacation

Shakib joins nat’l team practice session after long vacation

Bangladesh Test and T20 skipper Shakib Al Hasan has joined the team’s ongoing practice session after the conclusion of his vacation at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. Shakib returned home from the United States of America (USA) at 3:00am to join the team’s…
Bir Bahadur for protecting environment to avert disasters

Bir Bahadur for protecting environment to avert disasters

Minister for Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Affairs Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing on Friday urged all for stopping environmental degradation to avert both human-induced and natural disasters. “A section of people is involved in environmental degradations including cutting hills, trees and lifting stones,…
Top Saudi port builder to develop 
maritime sector in Bangladesh

Top Saudi port builder to develop maritime sector in Bangladesh

The shipping ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) for developing seaports, container terminals, waterways and other infrastructures in the maritime sector in Bangladesh. The non-binding MoU was signed for multiple projects.…
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