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Mobile courts to realise heavy fine from river encroachers: Minister

Mobile courts to realise heavy fine from river encroachers: Minister

Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday said mobile courts have been directed to realise hefty amounts of fine from those engaged in encroaching or…

Stay order on acquittal of 11 accused extended

The Supreme Court yesterday extended till July 17 the stay order on the High Court verdict acquitting 11 people in the Awami League leader Ahsanullah Master killing case, reports UNB. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division, led by Chief Justice SK Sinha, passed the order. Attorney General Mahbubey…
Young woman abused over dowry

Young woman abused over dowry

 Rifah Tasfia Salam Rumpa, a young woman, married for love. Yet, little did she know that her dreams would soon be shattered. After one-and-a-half…

Verdict on ex-MP Shakhawat any day

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) will deliver its verdict any day in a case filed against nine people including former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain, now Jatiya Party central leader, for their alleged involvement in wartime offences. After completing the arguments from both the prosecution…

Indictment hearing in Cox's Bazar ‘Razakars’ case Aug 31

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 yesterday set August 31 for holding hearing on charge framing in the crimes against humanity case against 19 alleged Razakars from Maheshkhali, Cox's Bazar, reports BSS. The accused are Salamat Ullah Khan, 77, Moulovi Zakaria Sikdar, 78, Md Abdur Rashid…

PM shocked at loss of lives in Italy train crash

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock over the loss of lives and injuries to scores of people in a recent train crash happened between the costal towns of Bari and Barletta, Italy. “I’m deeply saddened to learn about the death of 23 people and injuries to scores more in a…

World Youth Skills Day today

World Youth Skills Day, 2016 will be observed in the country today as elsewhere across the globe, aiming to raise awareness among the youths over skill development to address the challenges of unemployment and under employment, reports UNB. A discussion will be held at the Secretariat of Bangladesh…

CEO of Barisal City Corporation removed

Ranjeet Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Barisal City Corporation (BCC), has been removed from his post on Wednesday evening. He was removed after one month of the investigation against his involvement in corruption and irregularities at Barisal City Corporation. Four-member team of Local Government…

Court orders arrest of four for graft in Sylhet

SYLHET: A court here on Wednesday issued warrants for arrest of four people, including two officials of the Department of Environment (DoE) in a graft case, reports UNB. Sylhet Metropolitan Sessions Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha passed the order and fixed September 21 for next hearing. Those facing arrest…

BNP senior leader Rizvi hospitalised

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has been admitted to a city hospital with ‘serious stomach’ problems, reports UNB. He was admitted to Square Hospital on Wednesday night as he fell sick with stomachache, Rizvi’s close aid and Swechchhasebak Dal joint secretary Aminul…

Govt orders use of anti-graft slogan in utility bills

The Cabinet Division has asked different institutions providing utility services to use anti-corruption slogan and seal in their bills in a bid to strengthen the fight against corruption, reports UNB. It ordered Wasa, Decso, Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board, Bangladesh telecommunication companies,…
Call to resist militancy, extremism

Call to resist militancy, extremism

Teachers, students, nurses, and employees of the Rangpur Medical College Hospital formed a human chain at Medical College Hospital intersection in the…

Terror attack won’t affect metro rail work, says Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the terror attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery at Ghulshan would not affect the metro rail work, reports BSS. "The work of Metro rail project will continue as per schedule," he told reporters after witnessing a mobile court drive conducted…

Tk 3.5 lakh looted

GAZIPUR: Muggers looted Tk3.5 lakh after shooting an agent of money transfer service provider bKash at Kathaltala in Gazipur city on Wednesday, reports UNB. Locals said Selim Hossain Munshi, 32, a bKash agent and son of Mohiuddin Munshi, hailing from Bakerganj upazila of Barisal district, was collecting…

Ulto Rath Yatra celebrated

People of Hindu community celebrated Ulto Rath Yatra (Jatra)' Utsav (festival yesterday afternoon. They also brought out a procession marking the day. The devotees on this occasion drew the rope of chariot of Lord Krishna and distributed Prasad (the food offering to a deity) to return the chariot…

Discussion on resist militancy

A discussion on “Resist Bangladesh Against Militancy, terrorism, anarchy and communalism” was held at Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) in Gazipur yesterday. The meeting was organised at Kazi Badrudduza auditorium of the institute presided over by the director general Dr Rafikul…

Campus corner

National University gets new Pro-VC Dr Hafiz Md Babu, former founder chairman of the Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering department, joined National University of Bangladesh as Pro-Vice-chancellor (Academic) for 4-years trener. Prof Hafiz Md Babu has obtained his PhD degree in computer science and…

News in brief

Woman hacked to death A woman was allegedly hacked to death by unidentified assailants in Ershadnagar area of Tongi in Gazipur city early yesterday. The victim was identified as Nargis Begum, 45, daughter of late Ibrahim Miah of Joyerchar area under Gafargaon upazila in Mymensing district. Sub-inspector…
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