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No probe report in 52 days

No probe report in 52 days

The probe body formed to investigate the Mongla cement factory building collapse is yet to submit its report although 52 days have elapsed since the incident…

FF honorarium to go up by Tk 5,000

The monthly honorarium for freedom fighters will be raised to Tk 10,000 from the current level of Tk 5,000, Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposed in his budget for the 2015-16 fiscal yesterday. The Finance Minister has proposed an allocation of Tk 16,955 crore for Social Safety Net Programmes (SSNPs)…

Poverty not an obstacle to spirited Chayan

Bagerhat: Poverty could not stand in the way of Chayan Poddar scoring GPA 5 in this year’s SSC examinations and the young talent has attributed this success to his motto of remaining serious in studies, braving the obstacles, reports UNB. “I continued my study with the hard-earned money…

Khaleda-Modi meeting on the cards  

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given time to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia for a meeting during his two-day visit to Bangladesh beginning tomorrow (Saturday), it is learnt. The meeting is likely to take place between 4:00pm and 5:00pm on Sunday at Hotel Sonargaon, where Modi will stay, according…

Defence budget to rise

The defence sector budgetary allocation will rise by Tk 1,921 crore in the 2015-16 fiscal year (FY) from the current fiscal year’s allocation of Tk 16462 crore. The finance minister has proposed to allocate of Tk 18,383 crore for defence for the next fiscal.  The government, meanwhile, has…

Mamata arrives Friday night

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives in Dhaka tonight on a two-day visit mainly to witness the signing of documents on Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) to be exchanged between the two countries, reports UNB. Though it was initially thought that she would come with Indian Prime Minister Narendra…

10 forest robbers get life in prison in Bagerhat

Bagerhat: A court yesterday sentenced 10 forest robbers to life imprisonment each in a case filed with Sharankhola police station in 2009 for possessing firearms, reports UNB. The convicts are Sheikh Omar Faruque alias Master, Ali, Oli alias Abbas, M Jahangir Sheikh, Rafique, Mati Shikdar alias Mati,…

Lightning kills three in Netrakona

NETRAKONA: At least three persons, including two minor girls, were killed and four others injured by lightning in Hasnagaon, Bhobanipur and Kurakhali Gobindapur villages in Kalmakanda upazila yesterday, reports BSS. The deceased were identified as Morzina Akter, 11, Zuma Akter, 9, and Sorafat Ali, 60.…

Reshuffle in police admin

Some 59 senior police officers, including police supers (SPs) and additional police supers (ASPs), have been transferred or given new postings, reports UNB. The Home Ministry issued a notification in this regard yesterday. Of them, 18 SPs have been given new postings while two ASPs given current charge…

Husband jailed for killing wife

Gazipur: A court yesterday sentenced a man and his associate to life term imprisonment for burning his wife to death in Kapasia upazila of the district in 2000, reports UNB. The lifers were Nazrul Islam, and his associate Shahidul Islam, residents of Daura village in the upazila. According to the prosecution,…

Fisherman abducted

At least 12 fishermen were injured and another was abducted in the Bay of Bengal, near Gangamati sea shore in Kuakata on Wednesday. The abducted fisherman was identified as Anisur Bepary, 33, an inhabitant of West Chapli village in Kalapara upazila. Anisur’s brother Zahid Bepary said a gang of…

BNP getting organised after mistakes: Shajahan

Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday said BNP is now being reorganised  after committing mistakes in politics. “BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia wanted to establish democracy by killing people with petrol bombs. She said that she would not return home till the fall of the government. But,…

Three die after taking liquor

Three people died and another fell sick after taking excessive liquor at Bhabanipur village in Keshabpur upazila yesterday, reports UNB. The deceased were identified as Nizamuddin, 55, of Bhogoti village, Sirajul Islam, 50, of Madhyakul village, and Shubal Adhikari, 58, of Ramchandrapur village in Keshabpur…

Abdul Wahhab sworn-in as MP

Newly elected Member of Parliament from Magura-1 constituency Maj Gen (retd) ATM Abdul Wahhab took oath of office yesterday, reports UNB. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath at her Sangsad Bhaban office, said a Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat press release. Deputy Speaker Fazle…

NSTU gets VC

Dr M Wahiduzzaman, a professor of the department of Education Administration of the University of Dhaka (DU), has been appointed as the new vice-chancellor of the Noakhali Universty of Science & Technology (NSTU). President Abdul Hamid, also chancellor of the university, made the appointment on…

Reshuffle in police admin

Some 59 senior police officers, including police supers (SPs) and additional police supers (ASPs), have been transferred or given new postings, reports UNB. The Home Ministry issued a notification in this regard yesterday. Of them, 18 SPs have been given new postings while two ASPs given current charge…
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