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  • Flood situation turns worse in five districts
  • Supply of sacrificial animals adequate: Number of cattle goes down by 1.5 lakh from last year
  • Rohingya crisis: ICC team in city
  • Minni taken to SP office for interrogation over Rifat murder
  • ‘Drug trader’ killed in Rajshahi ‘gunfight’
High speed trains to ferry 50,000 passengers daily

High speed trains to ferry 50,000 passengers daily

Over 50,000 passengers will be able to commute between the national capital and port city Chattogram daily in just two-hour time once high speed trains…

RU female student faces severe ragging, hospitalised

A female student of Rajshhai University (RU) faced terrible ragging by some seniors on Sunday night around 11pm at the Begum Khaleda Zia Hall on the campus. Following the ragging, fellow students rushed her to the Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) for treatment, as she had become unconscious.…

Resolve quota dispute peacefully, says BNP

Denouncing the attacks on anti-quota movement activists, BNP on Monday urged the government to resolve the problem over the quota system peacefully through discussions with the demonstrators, reports UNB. In a statement, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir also demanded the government…

1,84,961 FFs get allowances

The government is giving honorary allowance to 1, 84,961 freedom fighters from 2008-09 to 2017-18 financial years, reports BSS. “Each general freedom fighter/freedom fighter’s family is getting Tk 10,000 per month from 2016-17 along with two festival allowance of the same amount,”…

Ctg journos hold protest rally

A number of journalists in port city yesterday organised a protest programme on the premises of Chattogram Press Club protesting the death of a two years old Raifa Khan due to alleged wrong treatment. They also protested the alleged threat of the Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) leaders to stop…

Two to die for murder

Narayanganj: A court yesterday sentenced two people to death for killing a minor boy in 2012, reports UNB. The convicts are Mohiuddin Hasnat and Saiful Islam. Of them, Mohiuddin's trial was held in absentia. According to the prosecution, Jharna Begum, wife of Tofajjal Hossain, a resident of Manipur…

Mozammel Haque Khan new ACC Commissioner

Former senior secretary Dr Md Mozammel Haque Khan joined as a Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on July 2, reports UNB. Mozammel Haque served as the Public Administration Secretary before joining as one of the commissioners of ACC. He replaced one of the members of three-member Anti-Corruption…
Journalist
Anis Ahmed passes away

Journalist Anis Ahmed passes away

Anis Ahmed, executive editor of The Daily Observer, passed away at his Mohammadpur residence in the capital on Monday morning. He was 64, reports UNB.…

River transport repair factory stuck in limbo

KHULNA: The construction of the country's largest river transport repair factory has become uncertain for various reasons, including its inability to use the allocated budget and obstruction by illegal occupants, reports UNB. According to sources, the fund allocated in the last year's national…

Fresh move to end Khulna city waterlogging

Khulna: Khulna City Corporation (KCC) has worked out a Tk 843,84 crore mega project, aiming to resolve the city's perennial waterlogging problem, reports UNB. A proposal for the project titled ‘Drainage system development project for resolving waterlogging in KCC’ was sent to the Local…

Newly-recruited employees continue hunger strike

Newly recruited 212 employees continued their hunger strike on the Sher-e- Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) demanding their salaries and outstanding dues. They began a fast-unto-death programme from Sunday. They also organised a sit-in programme in front of the office of director of the hospital…

Campus corner

Govt  provides opportunity to ensure education for all: Nahid Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said the government is providing adequate opportunities to ensure education for all. “We have taken different affirmative policy actions including introducing stipend programmes and providing…

News in brief

Female ‘drug trader’ arrested with yaba in Khulna Members of Narcotics Control Department arrested a suspected female drug trader along with 7,500 yaba tablets from Raipura area in Khulna city on Sunday night. The arrestee was identified as Surma Begum, 32, wife of Selim Gazi,a resident…
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