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  • 224 killed, 866 hurt in road crashes in 12 days: Jatri Kalyan Samity
  • 86pc dengue patient returned home after treatment
  • 6 of a family among 8 killed in Cumilla road crash
  • Kolkata road crash victims’ bodies brought back home
  • I want to be a team man rather than individual: Mahmudullah
HC summons rly DG over failure 
to compensate Jihad’s family

HC summons rly DG over failure to compensate Jihad’s family

The High Court yesterday summoned the Bangladesh Railway Director General to appear before it on August 14 and explain the failure to execute its earlier…

Nomination forms of five candidates valid

RAJSHAHI: A total of 223 nomination papers, including five for mayoral post, were declared valid in the two-day long scrutinising of the papers for the upcoming election in Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC), reports BSS. In the scrutinising, Returning Officer Syed Amirul Islam declared four nomination…

Khaleda not getting justice, alleges Amir Khasru

BNP senior leader Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury yesterday alleged that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is not getting justice due to political vengeance against her, reports UNB. Speaking as a chief guest at a programme organised by Bangladesh Youth Forum at the Jatiya Press Club protesting the attack on…
Heavy rain inundates Chattogram

Heavy rain inundates Chattogram

CHATTOGRAM: Due to torrential rain for the last two days, many places in the city and its adjoining areas went under knee-deep water, causing immense…
Human chain formed at JU for safe highway

Human chain formed at JU for safe highway

Teachers and students of Geography and Environment department of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday formed a human chain on the campus demanding…

Ctg journos continue protest

A group of journalists of Chattogram continued their protest programme for the fourth consecutive days yesterday on Central Shaheed Minar premises over death of two and a half year old girl due to alleged wrong treatment in Max Hospital in Chattogram. The journalist leaders demanded punishment of guilty…

Govt finalises draft of new narcotics control act

The government has finalised the draft of new Narcotics Control Act keeping death penalty as the maximum punishment to curb drug abuse and smuggling.  “In the draft law, we have proposed death penalty as the maximum punishment. We have also included ‘yaba’ and ‘shisha’…

2 minor girls ‘raped’ in Rajshahi, Sylhet

Two minor girls were reportedly raped in Rajshahi and Sylhet on Monday and Sunday, reports UNB A minor girl was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at a sugarcane garden in Jamira village of Puthia upazila on in Rajshhai Monday afternoon. Soon after the incident, locals caught the rapist—Lalchand…

Zimbabwe team visits police HQs

A delegation of Zimbabwe National Defense University (NDU), led by Air Commodore Brian John Chikonzo, visited the Police Headquarters in the capital on Tuesday morning, reports UNB. During the visit, the delegation head met Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammed Javed Patwary at his office room.…

Boy rescued from manhole

Fire Service and Civil Defence yesterday rescued a 13-year old boy, trapped in manhole in Agrabad Gosaildanga area of the city, after one-hour frantic effort. The boy was identified as Mosharof Hossain, 13, son of Abdur Rouf, hailed from Cumilla. Hearing the boy’s scream at around 12 pm locals…

SBMCH new employees withdraw hunger strike

Newly recruited employees of Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital withdrew their fast unto death programme on Monday evening following assurance from the hospital authorities of meeting their demands.     Modasser Kabir, president of the fourth class employees’ welfare…

Jatri Kalyan defends road crash report

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity on Monday defended its road crash report claiming it to be authentic. Earlier on Sunday, Road Transport and Bridges Ministry claimed that the report of Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity stating that a total of 339 people were killed in road accidents across the country during…

Collective efforts to prevent child marriage stressed

RAJSHAHI: Collective efforts of all government and non government entities concerned have become an urgent need to combat child marriage and child pregnancy, reports BSS. Prevention of children marriage and child pregnancy is the precondition for substantial and sustainable improvement of child and…

UAE envoy meets speaker

United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Bangladesh Saed Mohamed Al Mheiri yesterday called on Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at the latter’s office in the capital, reports BSS. During the meeting, they discussed issues related to bilateral interests, including parliamentary activities,…

Campus corner

IU business admin faculty gets new dean   ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY: The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia has appointed Dr Arabinda Saha as the new dean of Business Administration Faculty of the university. A press release signed by Rashiduzzaman Khan Tutul, assistant director of IU Information,…

News in brief

‘Child lifter’ held in Ctg A woman was caught for his alleged involvement in lifting a child from near Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Monday. She was identified as Anwara Begum, 40, wife of Abul Hashem, hailed from Hazipara of Sitakunda upazila in Chattogram. “I found…
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