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PM receives three int’l awards

PM receives three int’l awards

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday received three awards given by international organisations for Bangladesh’s outstanding success in the ICT…

Man, cohorts held 12yrs after ‘killing his wife, son’

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested a man and his two associates more than a decade after killing his wife and two-month-old son. The arrestees are - Md Sohel Fakir, 37, and his associates Anwar Hossain and Liton Mia. According to the case’s First Information Report, Sohel married…

Tk 121cr project underway

The government has initiated a move to protect the homesteads, roads, primary schools, madrasas, orphanages and mosques from the erosion of River Surma in Sylhet through river protection works. “The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) will consider a project to this end…

JU VC confined at her residence

The agitated students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) yesterday besieged the residence of Vice- Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam demanding her resignation for her alleged involvement in corruption. Over 100 protesters under the banner of ‘Jahangirnagar Against Corruption’ brought out a procession…

Bangladesh-US navy joint exercise CARAT starts

A joint exercise titled ‘Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) - 2019’ between Bangladesh Navy and the US Navy started yesterday at Bangladesh Navy’s School of Maritime Warfare and Tactics (SMWT) auditorium in Chattogram. Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (operations) of Bangladesh…

BNP yet to get permission

The BNP wants to hold a rally in the capital on November 7 to mark the ‘National Revolution and Solidarity Day’ but the party is yet to get police permission. The party has already applied for permission to hold the planned rally either at Suhrawardy Udyan, in front of party central office…

Four more held over throwing principal into pond

Police here early yesterday arrested four more students of Rajshahi Polytechnic Institute from different parts of the city over throwing their principal into a pond on the campus. Golam Ruhul Kuddus, spokesperson of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) said they arrested the four after conducting drives…

Court corner

No bar to release Latif Siddique STAFF REPORTER, Dhaka The High Court (HC) yesterday granted six-month bail to former textiles and jute minister Abdul Latif Siddique in a graft case filed over misuse of power and corruption in selling a state-owned property. Advocate Shah Manjurul Hoque, counsel for…

Hygienic sanitation facilities benefiting ‘char’ people

Availability of hygienic sanitation and safe drinking water facilities are benefiting thousands of ‘char’ people living on the upper Brahmaputra basin. According to officials and experts, the health condition of char people has improved following continuous improvement of their hygienic…

Fratricide !

A man killed his younger brother in Shekher Chalk area under Boalia Police Station in the city yesterday. The deceased was identified as Ashraful Islam, 25, son of Sanwar Hossain, resident of the same area, according to the police. Police arrested the alleged killer identified as Nur Alam, 32, from…

4 landlords fined in capital

A team of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) in a drive yesterday fined four landlords in the capital’s Dakshinkhan area a total of Tk 12 lakh for using their residential spaces for commercial purposes. During this time, the mobile team also evicted at least 16 unauthorised structures form…

News in Brief

Youth stabbed dead in Ctg UNB, Chattogram A youth was stabbed to death in Khulshi area of Chattogram on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Nahid, 21. He worked at a rickshaw garage. Locals said he was killed over a quarrel but could not give much detail. Mohammad Jahangir, sub-inspector…

Campus Corner

VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman joins office at DU UNB, Dhaka Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman joined office yesterday as the new Vice- chancellor of Dhaka University for the next four years. President Abdul Hamid made the appointment on November 3. Pro Vice-chancellor (Administration) Prof Dr Muhammad Samad, DU Teachers’…

3 envoys present credentials

Ambassadors of three countries to Bangladesh separately presented their credentials to President M Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban here yesterday afternoon. The non-resident envoys are: Eleonora Dimitrova of Bulgaria, Coromoto Godoy Calderon of Venezuela and Juan Rolando Angulo Monslave of Chile. Welcoming…
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