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Traffic jams in capital begin early this Ramadan

Traffic jams in capital begin early this Ramadan

Since the beginning of Ramadan, city dwellers have started experiencing severe traffic gridlock, consuming their time and energy each day. Generally,…

NCC brings down part of 100-year-old school building

Narayanganj: Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) authorities brought down part of an over 100-year-old girls school to make room for a parking lot, reports UNB. Part of the building housing the kitchen mainly of the Morgan Girls School and College, established in 1910, was destroyed under the directions…

Adulterated ghee factory busted

Detective Branch (DB) of police early yesterday busted adulterated Ghee factory at country’s largest wholesale market Khatanganj in the city. DB also arrested two siblings along with ingredients of producing Ghee during the drive. The arrestees were identified Md Kamal Uddin, 28, and Sazzad Hossain,…

City corporations, Wasa to be tasked to deal with waterlogging: Minister

With an aim to eliminate waterlogging problem from the country, the government has taken a plan to give the task to the city corporations and Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA), said Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, reports UNB.…

2 ACC officials punished

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has dismissed one of its assistant directors and suspended another for negligence in investigation and abuse of power, reports UNB. The dismissed ACC assistant director is SM Shamim Iqbal and the suspended assistant director is Bir Kanta Roy, ACC spokesperson Pranab…

Noman criticises AL for ‘snatching’ people’s voting right

BNP senior leader Abdullah Al Noman yesterday said Awami League has become politically 'naked' in snatching people's voting right, reports UNB. "Awami League is now openly plundering money, exploiting people and snatching their rights. They don't feel ashamed of snatching people's…

SC verdict on compensation to Rajib’s family today

The Supreme Court (SC) will pass its judgement today on an appeal against a High Court order that directed BRTC and Swajan Paribahan to pay Taka one crore to the family of Rajib Hossain, who died of his injuries in a hospital in the capital on April 17 following an accident in the capital on April 3,…

Security guard found dead

The throat-slit body of a security guard of an ATM booth of Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) was found in cantonment area of the capital on Monday morning, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Towhidul Islam Nurun Nabi, 20, son of Abu Bakar Siddik. Locals found the throat-silt body of Nurun Nabi around…

War crimes convict dies at RMCH

RAJSHAHI: A war crimes convict of Chapainawabganj died at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital early Monday, reports UNB. The deceased was Mahidur Rahman, 88, hailing from Dadonchak village in in Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj and was in Rajshahi jail. He was sentenced to jail unto death on May…

RCC to build 5-star hotel, specious playground

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has a plan of constructing 20 more secondary transfer plants and 30 public toilets for improving environment through cutting the existing pollution rate, reports BSS. The corporation also intends to construct 12 roads of 60 feet-wide, a five star hotel and a…

2 held with 26,000 yaba pills in Ctg

Chattogram: Law enforcers in separate drives arrested two persons and seized 26,000 pieces of yaba tablets in Karnaphuli and JBC Market areas of Chattogram on Sunday, reports UNB. Detectives in a drive arrested a young man along with 20,000 yaba tablets from Maizyartek area under Karnaphuli Police Station…

Steps taken to ensure security during Ramadan

KHULNA: Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP) has taken a good number of steps to ensure security and keep vehicular movement smooth during the holy month of Ramadan, reports BSS. Additional Deputy Police Commissioner Sonali Sen said this yesterday  while addressing a view-exchange meeting over the…

‘Ensure food safety’

RAJSHAHI: Ensuring proper measurement of food ingredients is vital for maintaining food safety as millions of citizens suffer from illness by eating contaminated and adulterated foods every year, reports BSS. Hazardous food has been adjudged as a major threat to public health in the present context,…

News in brief

3 to die for killing man A court in Dhaka on Sunday awarded death penalty to three people and life imprisonment to seven others for killing a businessman for extortion in Keraniganj in 2006. The condemned convicts are Maruf Hossain, 24, Titu, 21, and Liton, 20, while the lifers are Amzad Hossain Liton,…
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