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Ctg JP readies for councils in Sept

Ctg JP readies for councils in Sept

The incumbent convening body of the Chittagong city chapter of the Jatiya Party will be upgraded to a full-fledged one in the upcoming council, which…

Concern over rising trend of violence

Leaders and activists of Citizens Programme for Human Development (CPHD), an organization working to protect rights of women and children, at a human chain in front of the National Press Club yesterday voiced its concern over the rising trend of violence against women and children. The girls who are…

Yaba trader killed in gunfight

An alleged yaba trader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Chittagong early yesterday (Monday). The deceased was identified as Jahidul Islam alias Alo, 35, a resident of Akbarshah area of the city. “Standing on a pick-up van at Akbarshah area, Alo was talking…

One held with 22 gold bars

Customs officials arrested a man along with 22 gold bars, weighing 2.56 kg, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Sunday night. The arrestee was M Iqbal, 35, a resident of Satkania upazila of Chittagong, reports BSS. Joint Commissioner (Customs) SM Shohel Rahman said Iqbal arrived…

Meeting on 12th intl congress on AIDS begins

The preparation meeting on 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP12) began yesterday at BRAC CDM at Khagan in Ashulia in Savar. The inaugural session of the meeting was chaired by Dr Joe Thomas, secretary general of ICAAP12 and Educative Director, Partners of Population and…

Khulna rail trips hazardous

Journey by train from Khulna railway station to different destinations in the different parts of the country is fraught with risk of accidents because of the deplorable condition of the century old slippers on the railway tracts. Accidents occur frequently at the level crossings as most of them have…

Shibir activist arrested in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Police arrested an activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) from city's EPZ area on Monday morning, reports BSS. The arrestee was identified as Khorshedul Alam, 32, son of Aminur Rashid, hailing from Chhodaha village under Dhemsha union of Satkania upazila in the district. On receipt…

Natl Mourning Day observed

The Bangladesh Embassy in Athens observed the National Mourning Day in a befitting manner and with due solemnity ont embassy premises, says press release. The day’s programmes began with hoisting the national flag at half-mast by Md Tarikul Islam, Minister (Local) & CDA on behalf of the embassy…

Rotary to set up hospital for distressed people

Dhaka Cosmopolitan Rotary Club will construct a hospital for rural distressed people.  It was informed at an installation ceremony of Rotary Club of Dhaka Cosmopolitan held at Raowa Convention Centre, Mohakhali in the capital on Sunday, says a press release. Rasheda K Chowdhury, former advisor…

News in brief

83 arrested in Ctg CHITTAGONG: Police in separate drives arrested 83 people, including a Jamaat activist, from different upazilas of the district on Sunday night. During the drive police also seized 53 liters of liquor.   Naimul Hasan, additional superintend of police (Special Branch) of Chittagong…

Promoting modern technique can boost fish yield, say speakers

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a training session said substantial and sustainable promotion of modern technologies in fish farming has become an urgent need for boosting its outputs to address the gradually increasing nutritional demands, reports BSS. To this end, time has come to bring people of various professions…

Call to ensure fundamental rights of transgenders

RAJSHAHI: Multi-sectoral approach should be taken to ensure fundamental rights especially health, social and legal rights of the transgender people for uplifting their living condition and livelihood, speakers at a dialogue here said yesterday, reports BSS. They said the society, as a whole, should…

One to die for killing wife

BARISAL: A court here on Monday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in 2009, reports UNB. The convict was identified as Shah Alam Hawladar, 41, of Uttar Bisharkandi village in Banaripara upazila. The court also fined him Tk 10,000. According to the prosecution, Laiju Khanam, 28, wife of Shah…

BNP ex-MP sent to jail

A court here on Monday sent former MP of Narayanganj-5 seat and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader sent to jail in an arsonic, vandalism and police assault case rejecting his bail prayer. Former lawmaker Advocate Abul Kalam, his son Kawsar Ahmed Asha and Saidul surrendered before a court yesterday…

3 Shibir men arrested

CHITTAGONG: The authority of Chittagong University (CU) detained three suspected activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) with huge locally-made weapons from Alaol Hall of the university yesterday afternoon, reports BSS. Acting on secret information, CU administration along with police conducted a raid…

Campus corner

Training on ‘teaching quality improvement’ A six-day training programme on ‘teaching quality improvement’ jointly organised by the Institute of Education and Research (IER) of Dhaka University and the Ministry of Education began at the IER Building on the campus yesterday Dhaka…
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