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Ctg mayor dreams of 
clean and green city

Ctg mayor dreams of clean and green city

In a bid to turn Chittagong city into a green and clean city within the next three years, Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has decided to start door-to-door…

Plea for 14,000 more cops in Barisal

Barisal police need a force of over 14,000 more personnel, including more than 3,000 extra officers, to hold the union parishad (UP) elections peacefully. The Barisal district, metropolitan and range police have conveyed this to the Election Commission and have also taken steps to gather the extra personnel.…

Mahfuza confesses to killing children, sent to jail

A Dhaka Court yesterday ordered to send Mahfuza Malek Jasmin, the mother who was accused of killing her two children, to jail after she gave her confessional statement in the double murder. Earlier, detective Branch of Police produced her before the court informing that she wanted to give her confessional…

Nur Hossain seeks cancellation of N’ganj 7-murder cases

Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the sensational Narayanganj 7-murder cases, yesterday filed a petition with the High Court seeking the quashing of two cases filed in connection with Narayanganj seven murders, reports UNB. Lutfur Rahman, a counsel for Nur Hossain, on behalf of his client submitted…

Corruption can obstruct progress Says president

President Abdul Hamid on Sunday said corruption could be a major obstacle to the socio-economic progress of a country and public awareness can help check it, reports UNB. He made the observation when outgoing Chairman of then Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) M Bodiuzzaman and Commissioner M Shahabuddin…

Mother, 2 sons killed in road accident

CHITTAGONG: A woman and her two sons were killed when a pick-up van hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Titabattala in Mirsarai upazila on Sunday morning, reports UNB. Jorarganj highway police camp in-charge Farid Uddin said the accident took place when a fish-laden pickup van hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw…

CPA evicts 40 illegal bldgs

CHITTAGONG: A mobile court of Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) in a drive yesterday evicted 40 different kinds of illegal establishments including shops, restaurants and rented houses from its east colony land at city's Bandar area, reports BSS. CPA Executive Magistrate Mohammad Abul Hashem along…

ICT probe team on visit to Narail

A four-member delegation of the investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is now on a visit to Narail to gather facts on war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the district in 1971, reports BSS. Headed by its chief coordinator Mohammad Abdul Hannan Khan, the delegation…
Katka Tragedy Day observed at KU

Katka Tragedy Day observed at KU

Khulna University (KU) observed the 12th anniversary of Katka Tragedy on Sunday with due solemnity through various programmes. The vice-chancellor, treasurer,…

Infocom ICT Health Care Summit held

A day-long Infocom ICT Health Care Summit was held for the first time in the country yesterday in capital's BIAM auditorium, said a press release, reports BSS. "The ICT health care summit is a significant initiative for the health care services in Bangladesh", said DD Purkayestha, Managing…

World Consumer Rights Day tomorrow

With the call ‘Antibiotics off the menu’, Bangladesh will observe the World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) on March 15, reports BSS. The Consumers International (CI) has planned this year’s WCRD which will be observed in 120 countries of the world, said a press release. Bangladesh, as…

Ahsania Mission holds job fair

Speakers at a Job Fair yesterday stressed the need for participation of meritorious students in technical education and giving due social recognition for technically educated persons. Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) organised the Job Fair 2016 at Krisibid Institute auditorium in the capital.  “We…

8 ‘snatchers’ held with weapons

Police arrested eight alleged snatchers with sharp weapons yesterday from Patenga area of Chittagong city. The arrestees were Sohel Rana, 28, Kazi Jani, 28, Abdus Salam, 25, Rubel Shafiq, 20, Kayes, 21, Saimum Shahed, 24, Mubarak Hossin, 24, and Shohag Howlader, 15. Acting on tip-off, police conducted…

34 submit nominations

As many as 34 candidates have submitted their nomination papers against 14 posts in the upcoming Supreme Court Bar Association polls, which is scheduled to be held on March 23, 24, reports BSS. “Thirty-four persons have submitted their nomination papers against these 14 posts. Of these, seven…

campus corner

NSU 24th anniv celebration programme ends The closing ceremony of 9-day 24th anniversary celebration programme of North South University (NSU) was held at the university auditorium in the capital on Friday, says a press release. The celebration programme began on March 3, 2016 The ceremony began with…

News in brief

Speaker leaves for London Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, also the Chairperson of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) executive committee, yesterday left Dhaka for CPA headquarters in London. A parliament secretariat release said the Speaker will take part in "Commonwealth Africa…
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