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Eid fails to bring festive mood among Barishal fishermen

Eid fails to bring festive mood among Barishal fishermen

The Eid festive mood is missing among most fishermen of Barishal division as their source of livelihood has been curtailed due to various fishing restrictions…

Criticise govt in a constructive way

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday urged BNP and other political parties to criticise the government in a constructive way instead of mocking themselves by doing typecast criticism of the government. “We always welcome constructive criticism. Please make useful criticism,” he…

Eid holidaymakers leaving capital

City dwellers, especially the family members of both government and private job holders, started leaving the capital for their village homes to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their near and dear ones. Though the official holiday will begin on Tuesday next, many employees and officials of government, semi-government…

Two bankers jailed

A Barishal court sentenced two fugitive bankers to 14 years imprisonment and fined them Tk 2 crore each for misappropriating Tk 3.75 core in the name of disbursing loan against fake documents. Judge of the special tribunal Muhsinul Huq delivered the verdict on Thursday. The convicts are KHN Asaduzzaman,…

‘Wrong’ man in jail custody

An innocent man has been languishing in jail reportedly for three years, for a crime committed by his elder brother in Sotobongram of the district town. The victim was identified as Sajal Mia, younger brother of one Selim, who was convicted in a case filed under Women and Children Repression Prevention…

Major polluters must be made accountable for Bay of Bengal

Rights groups have demanded that the government make major polluters of the Bay of Bengal responsible for protecting fish reserves and the natural ecosystem and exempt poor and marginalised fishermen from the 65-day fishing ban. They raised their demands at a human chain formed in front of the National…

Experts for complementary feedings to check child malnutrition

Health experts said timely introduction to complementary feeding would significantly contribute to prevent child malnutrition. Inappropriate and insufficient complementary food feedings are largely responsible for poor nutritional status among the children of the country, they said while talking to…

Four arrested with illegal firearms

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Thursday arrested a presumed top terrorist with his three other cohorts and seized a huge quantity of illegal firearms and ammunition from Tazhat area in the city. “A special team of RAB-13 raided the area and arrested the terrorists while they were preparing to…

Unprivileged children get Eid gifts

The ‘Mouchak’, a local tri-monthly literary magazine, distributed Eid gifts among  100 unprivileged children and distressed people on Thursday. Deputy Director (Local Government) Ruhul Amin Mian distributed the gifts at a function organised by the ‘Mouchak’ family at Rangapur…
Eid shoppers throng city markets

Eid shoppers throng city markets

Shopping in the garment markets of the city has peaked ahead of Eid. This brought smiles on the faces of traders. A festive mood prevails in the busy…

Man to die for murder

A Narayanganj court on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for killing the owner of a jewellery shop at Kalir Bazar in the city last year. After examining the records and 27 witnesses, Narayanganj District and Sessions Judge Anisur Rahman handed down the verdict. The convict is Pintu Debnath, 41. The…

Thunderbolt kills boy

A teenage boy was killed as a thunderbolt hit him at Kapasia village of  the city on Thursday night. The deceased was  Moni, 13, a resident of the same area. Nibaran Chandra Barman, OC of Katakhali Police Station, said thunderbolt hit the boy while he was collecting fallen mango at a nearby…
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