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Security beefed up for Victory Day celebration

Security beefed up for Victory Day celebration

Tight security measures have been taken across the country for smooth celebration of the 49th Victory Day on December 16 next.  “Tight security…
Pregnant minor rape victim fights for life

Pregnant minor rape victim fights for life

A pregnant fourth grader rape victim is fighting for her life at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital. She was hospitalised on December 10. Mridula…

‘Arms factory’ busted at UP chairman’s house

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) reportedly busted an ‘arms factory’ at the house of Saroatali union parishad chairman Belal Hossain in Boalkhali upazila yesterday. A team of RAB members cordoned off the house of Belal, also union Awami League president, since 12pm and conducted the operation…

Jute mills back into production as workers postpone strike

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore yesterday  postponed their ongoing unto-death hunger strike for three days upon assurance of fulfilling their demands.   "The unto-death fast was postponed at 1:15am for three days," said Shahana Pervin, CBA president…

Balanced connectivity emphasised for railway dev

Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan yesterday said balanced connectivity is essential for overall development of rail sector. “Balanced connectivity is crucial of the sector’s overall progress…Our Prime Minister also emphasised on the impartial development of the sector…That’s…

Foam factory fire doused

Seven firefighting units doused the fire that broke out at a foam factory in North Badda on Friday night. On information, the firefighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the blaze around 9:50pm , fire service control room official Forhadul Alam told UNB. The fire started at 7:50pm, the official…

UP member held with arms

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested a Union Parishad (UP) member along with a pistol and two bullets from Sardarbari area on Friday night. The arrestee was identified as Abu Taleb, a member of Ward No-3 of Kaundia union parishad. Tipped off,  a team conducted the drive at…

Gazipur freed today

Gazipur was freed from the Pakistani occupation forces on December 15, 1971. The day would be observed in a befitting manner through different programmes. Gazipur City Corporation would organise a discussion and reception to the freedom fighters of the area at Banga Taj Auditorium at 10 am today.  …

63 sent to jail for taking liquor illegally

At least 63 persons were sent to jail by a mobile court in the city yesterday for taking liquor. Earlier Barishal Kotwali police detained them in a raid at a bar of the city. Nurul Islam, officer in charge of Kotwali police station, said they operated the drive at ‘Arena Hotel and Restaurant’…

Liberation War Corner at National Press Club library launched

National Press Club yesterday opened a special corner on 1971 Liberation War coinciding with the Martyred Intellectuals’ Day and Victory Day celebrations. The corner contained shelves having some 100 books on 1971 published at home and abroad while club authorities said more select books on the…

Ten awarded for excellence in different fields in Rangpur

The District Shilpokola Academy (DSA) awarded ten brilliant persons of Rangpur for their excellence and laudable contribution to different fields for advancement of the society and the nation as a whole. Divisional Commissioner KM Tariqul Islam as the chief guest distributed citations, crests and awards…

Khulna freed on December 17

December 17 is a red letter day for Khulna people as the Pakistani occupation forces surrendered to the allied forces comprises freedom fighters and Indian armed forces on this day in 1971, a day after liberation of the rest of the country. ‘News over the radio (Bangladesh Betar) on December 16…

92km canals re-excavated in Barind

Furthermore scopes of yielding around 52,000 tons of crops have been created through re-excavation of 92.20-kilometer derelict canals and 14-acre water-body in the Barind area. The venture has also established a long-term space of contributing to lessening the gradually mounting pressure on the underground…

Cadet College Club elects new executives

Md Nasser Shahrear Zahedee and Jashim Mohammad Al-Amin have been elected as the president and secretary general respectively of Cadet College Club Limited (CCCL)for 2020.   M Musleh Uz Zaman has been elected vice president, says a press release. The office bearers were announced in the 17th…

Workshop on jute fibre in Rangpur

A workshop titled “Knowledge and Learning Sharing Workshop on Jute Fibre Extradition Machine” organised by Practical Action and RDRS Bangladesh held at Begum Rokeya auditorium of  RDRS yesterday. Participants were three hundred fifty of them two Hundred eighty eight ASHKOL Enterprenure …
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Varsities observe Martyred Intellectuals’ Day Independent desk Different public and private universities observed the Martyred Intellectuals’…
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