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Bangladesh Railway plans big to go double track

Bangladesh Railway plans big to go double track

Bangladesh Railway (BR) has taken an initiative to upgrade all the rail routes across the country to double-track ones in a bid to improve its services…

Probe into 35 cases on

Investigation into 35 more cases of crimes against humanity during the War of Liberation in 1971 is going on. "We are now conducting investigation into 35 more cases of crimes against humanity," senior officer Sanaul Haque of the investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal told…

Patients suffer as interns at Rangpur medical on strike

RANGPUR: The intern doctors at Rangpur Medical College Hospital continued their strike for the second consecutive day yesterday to press home their five-point demand, causing sufferings to the patients of the hospital. On Thursday night, an intern Sumon Miah came under attack by some miscreants on his…

BNP leader shot dead in Khulna

Khulna: A local BNP leader was shot to death by some miscreants in Arongghata area of the city on Friday night, reports UNB Additional deputy commissioner of Khulna Metropolitan Police Sheikh Maniruzzaman Mithu said a group of armed miscreants intercepted SM Alamgir Hossain,50, industries affairs secretary…
Barisal gears up for Bangla New Year festivities

Barisal gears up for Bangla New Year festivities

The youth of Barisal, under the banners of different social organisations, are in a festive mood – they are busy preparing for the Bangla New Year.…

Drugstore sealed off

A mobile court yesterday sealed off a drug store and fined its owner Tk 20,000 at Mem Goli of Dewanhat under Double Mooring Police Station for selling government medicines, unapproved foreign medicines, and date expiry medicines. The drive was led by Mohammad Ruhul Amin, executive magistrate of Chittagong…

Police man sets example of honesty

A police constable set an example of honesty by returning an expensive mobile phone found in a bus yesterday. Constable Ripon, a member of Dhaka Metropolitan Police SWAT team, found an expensive Samsung Galaxy series phone on a seat of the bus he was travelling on yesterday. He then phoned the owner…

Automatic traffic signal system needs to be effective

RAJSHAHI: The existing automatic traffic signal system needs to be effective for the sake of safe traffic and pedestrian movements in the city, said members of the civil society, reports BSS. They mentioned that the existing automatic traffic signal system has become almost ineffective in the metropolis…

Former Barisal lawmaker Hiron remembered

The second death anniversary of former lawmaker of Barisal-5 (Sadar) constituency Shawkat Hossain Hiron was observed in the city yesterday. Leaders and supporter as well as the admirers of Hiron, a former mayor of Barisal City Corporation, and president of Barisal city Awami League, offered prayer at…

7 shopsgutted in Gazipur

Gazipur:  At least seven shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Joydebpur bus stand in the city yesterday morning, UNB. Hasibul Islam, an official of Joydebpur fire service station, said the fire originated from an electric short circuit at a shop of one Anwar Hossain around 6:30 am and…

20 maunds ‘jatka’, net seized

Barisal district fisheries office and Bangladesh Coast Guard in joint drive sized 20 maunds of illegally netted jatka (hilsa fry less than 10 inches in length) from Kalabadar River near Bukhainagar under Barisal metropolitan yesterday. Md Nazrul Islam, operation officer of Coast Guard Barisal unit,…

Two crushed under train

Two unidentified people were crushed to death under the wheels of a train near Banani railway station in the capital yesterday, reports UNB. Rafiqul Islam, SI of Kamalapur Railway Station, said two unidentified men, aged between 30 and 40, were crushed to death as Chittagong-bound ‘Mohanagar Provati'…

Nepalese agriculture minister visits BARI

Gazipur: Nepal’s Agriculture Minister Herible Proshad Gujral expressed his interest to jointly work with Bangladesh to develop in agricultural sector. He expressed his desire while he was visiting the Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) in Gazipur on Friday afternoon. Nepalese minister…

campus corner

RU to launch new web portal soon RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi University (RU) is going to launch a new web portal to make all its official and other service-related activities digitized. In addition to the general information about the university, the portal will have all necessary information on various services…
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