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BGB eyes new devices at borders to scan luggage

BGB eyes new devices at borders to scan luggage

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is keen to set up six digital devices equipped with Mobile Mechanized Inspection Systems (MIS) at border areas to search…

Chemical business relocation soon

The government is allocating land in the BISIC area of Keraniganj to set up a chemical village. This is being done to relocate chemical warehouses and factories from old Dhaka. A roadmap will be created within two or three weeks, Salman F Rahman, private industry and investment adviser to Prime Minister…

11 victims identified through DNA tests

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police has been able to identify 11 out of the 19 victims of the deadly Chawkbazar fire through DNA tests.  The fire broke out on Feb 20 night.    Nine of the 11 victims identified are males and two are females, CID additional deputy inspector…

BIWTA carries out eviction drive on Turag

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), with the help of the local administration, conducted an eviction drive in the city’s Basila area yesterday (Wednesday) and removed the Amin-Momin Housing Society, built illegally by filling up the Turag river. Executive magistrate Mostafizur…

One suspended over Kanchan passing airport security with arms

The security of Dhaka airport is questioned over the issue of film actor Ilias Kanchan who passed the airport security with his bag containing a licensed firearm and bullets on Tuesday. However, the Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (CAAB) yesterday suspended a security person over Kanchan’s…

‘Quader’s health condition is improving’

The artificial life support of Road Transport Minister and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, who is being treated at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, will be removed within 2/1 days as his condition is improving gradually. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Director Dr Abu Naser…

China offers Rohingyas money to return to Myanmar

A Chinese government delegation met Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, promising each refugee up to U.S. $6,000 if they returned to Rakhine state in Myanmar, a Bangladeshi official and refugee leaders said Tuesday. Sun Gouxiang, China’s special envoy for Asian Affairs, met with 15 men and 14 women…

EC begins distributing equipment

The Election Commission (EC) yesterday started to distribute poll-related equipment for the first phase of the upazila election in 86 upazilas, scheduled for March 10.   All such equipment, including ballot papers and transparent ballot boxes and indelible ink, were sent to 69 upazilas from the…

Outrage as Indian minister suggests opponents be ‘tied under jets’

Indian opposition leaders who question the country's bombing raid on Pakistan last week should be tied under fighter jets and dropped like bombs when they stage a new mission, a government minister said yesterday. The comments inflamed an already bitter showdown between Prime Minister Narendra Modi's…

Bangladesh to become higher middle income country soon: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh will soon become an upper middle income country, as the government has been implementing massive development works in light of the “Vision 2021”and “Vision-2041”. “I Hope, we will soon become a higher middle income…
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