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Total 102 aspirants collect nomination forms

Total 102 aspirants collect nomination forms

Election fever has gripped Barishal city, with nomination papers being collected by various candidates. Till the time of filing of this report, four candidates—belonging…

Transport harassment for people

People returning to Dhaka after the Eid vacation are forced to cough up extra bucks for hiring CNG vehicles or rickshaws to reach their residences from different bus and launch terminals due to the prevailing transport crisis. Most of the city service buses are now operating on a contract basis and…

BTV still most favourite with 83pc viewers, claims Inu

Though there are many private television channels in the country, 83 per cent television viewers still watch the programmes of Bangladesh Television (BTV), Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu told Parliament yesterday, reports UNB. “There're many private TV channels in the country and there’re…

Shibir leader held with firearm, ammunition

RAJSHAHI: Police arrested the city unit president of Islami Chhatra Shibir with firearm and ammunitions from an area here yesterday, reports BSS. According to police sources, the arrested person was identified as Monjur Rahman alias Monir, 29, son of Solaiman Pramanik of Shibpur village under Boraigram…

Nat’l Fruit Tree Planting Fortnight begins today

The National Fruit Tree Planting Fortnight and ‘National Fruit Exhibition’ under the initiative of Agriculture Ministry will begin at Krishibid Institution at Farmgate here today, reports BSS. The exhibition will continue till June 24 while the National Tree Planting fortnight will end on…

Man dies as tree falls on him

KHULNA: A man was killed and two people were injured as a tree fell on them at Kalna village in Koyra upazila on Thursday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Tipu Sikdar, 47 son of Ali Sikdar of Tikari Bazar area in Jhenaidah district while the injured were Nilima Rani, 25, wife of Sanjib Baral…

BNP leader Helal gets HC bail

The High Court on Thursday granted six-month bail to BNP leader Azizul Bari Helalin three cases filed during the BNP-led alliance's anti-government movement in 2015, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Md Suhrawardi passed the order. Lawyer Masud Rana, who stood…

Five killed in Khulna bus plunge

Khulna: Five people were killed and 14 others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Khulna-Satkhira road at Bortia on Thursday, reports UNB. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Habil Hossain, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station, said the Khulna-bound bus from…

18 drug addicts penalised

RAJSHAHI: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested 18 persons on charge of their drug-addiction here yesterday, reports BSS. On a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid in Hosseniganj area under Rajpara Police Station in the city and arrested them red-handed. The team members also…
Thousands join yoga day celebrations in capital

Thousands join yoga day celebrations in capital

Commemorating International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2018, Indian High Commission in Dhaka on Thursday organised an event at Bangabandhu National Stadium in…
Navy new entry sailors’ passing out parade held

Navy new entry sailors’ passing out parade held

KHULNA: The colorful passing out parade marking the induction of A/2018 batch of new entry sailors of Bangladesh Navy was held at BNS Titumir parade ground…

Seminar on Hydrography Day held

Bangladesh Navy (BN) today organized a seminar marking the ‘Word Hydrography Day’ with the aim to highlight the importance of hydrography at the command of Commander Chattogram Naval Area, reports BSS. This year the theme of the day is: “Bathymetry-the foundation for sustainable seas,…
EC starts to remove billboards, banners in Barishal

EC starts to remove billboards, banners in Barishal

Election Commission (EC) started to remove all kinds of election-campaign related billboards, festoons, and banners of possible candidates of Barishal…

Indefinite transport strike on 17 routes

Inter-district bus owners and workers went on an indefinite transport strike on 17 south-western routes from yesterday morning. Barisal-Patuakhali Bus Minibus Owners Association called the strike protesting the barrier of bus owners and workers of Jhalakathi on the highway. As a result, bus communications…

News in brief

Cop stabbed by drug peddler, two held in N’ganj NARAYANGANJ: A cop was stabbed by a drug peddler during an anti-drug operation at Dorisonakanda area in Narayanganj port on Wednesday noon, reports UNB. The victim has been identified as Ilias Shah, Sub-inspector of the Narayanganj Port Police Station.…
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