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Locals demand arrest of killers

Locals demand arrest of killers

Local people staged demonstration at Mahendranagar in sadar upazila demanding immediate arrest and punishment of the culprits who killed Sramik League…

Roam capital in guise to see peoples miseries

Opposition Leader Raushan Ershad yesterday suggested Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to roam around the capital in guise to see the real picture of miseries facing by the common people, reports UNB. “Come out in guise at night and roam Dhaka to see how people lead life. You can come out wearing a…

Former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfurs assets frozen

Lutfur Rahman, the disgraced former mayor of Tower Hamlets, has been told his assets would be frozen after he failed to pay court costs, reports BBC. He was found guilty of electoral fraud in April, removed from office and ordered to pay £250,000 in court costs. A High Court judge ruled earlier…

VCs warn of unrest over eighth pay scale

Vice-Chancellors of different public universities have warned of unrest if the government went ahead with the implementation of the eighth pay scale, claiming that they have been kept deprived in it in several ways. The eighth pay scale has nothing in it for the Vice-Chancellors (VC), they said. The…

BNPs existence at stake, says Ershad

Observing that BNP’s existence is now at stake, former President and Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday urged his party men to work together to fulfil the vacuum in the political landscape by strengthening it, reports UNB. “Now BNP has been suffering from its existence crisis, and…

10pc tobacco product price hike to reduce use: WHO

A 10 percent price increase in tobacco products will reduce tobacco use by between 2 percent and 8 percent -- 5 pc on average—in low- and middle-income countries, including Bangladesh, says a WHO report. The WHO Report on the global tobacco epidemic 2015 released on Tuesday points out that estimates…

JS hails PM over WB announcement

The Jatiya Sangsad yesterday passed a thanksgiving motion unanimously praising the outstanding contribution of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in helping Bangladesh become a lower-middle income country and also turning it into a middle-income country in the light of Vision-21, reports BSS. The lawmakers…

Three killed in Tangail accidents

Three people were killed in separate accidents in Tangail yesterday. In Basail upazila, two people were killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Tangail highway at Koratipara under Basail upazila early yesterday. The deceased were identified Mamun Islam, 28, a truck driver, hailing from  Horipur village…

Democracy gives rights to people, says Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said democracy gives rights to people and information technology empowers them. “It makes life easy, fast and transparent but like everything else in this world, it too, is not an unmixed blessing”, the minister cautioned, reports BSS. The information…

Two arrested over forgery

Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police in a drive arrested two alleged members of a driving license forgery gang from Khilgaon area of the capital yesterday. The arrested were identified as Masum Parvez and Al Mamun. Additional Deputy Police Commissioner DMP Media Wing AKM Jahangir Alam said…

Canine terror grips Chittagong

The menace of stray dogs has risen alarmingly in Chittagong with hospitals reporting as many as 700 dog-bite patients in the past one month. “On an average, we treat 200 patients with dog-bite injuries. But the number of victims has jumped to 700 in the last 30 days,” a medical source said.…

PRAN-RFL Group CEO Amjad Khan Chy dies

Maj Gen (retd) Amjad Khan Chowdhury, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PRAN-RFL Group, died of old-age complications in the USA on Wednesday, reports UNB. He was 76. He breathed his last at Duke Medical College in North Carolina of the USA around 7:15pm Bangladesh time, said a press release. He left…

Cautionary Signal-3 for maritime ports

The Meteorological Department yesterday advised maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra to hoist local cautionary Signal no 3, reports BSS. “All fishing boats and trawlers over North Bay have been advised to come close to the coast and proceed with caution till further,”…
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