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JS body formed to tackle city traffic congestion

JS body formed to tackle city traffic congestion

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Home Affairs today constituted a sub-committee to recommend on resolving the traffic congestion in the…

Dutch Queen due in Nov

Bangladesh and the Netherlands are planning to hold first-ever Foreign Office Consultation (FOC) between the two countries in the first week of October to take forward the relations to newer heights, said a Foreign Ministry official yesterday. “We’re trying to have our first-ever FOC in…

Ex-ministers son killed in road crash

Mahbubur Rahman Mani, younger son of former communication minister M. Motiur Rahman, died in a road accident in Dallas in the US on Monday at the age of 45, reports BSS. He was a successful businessman and close associate of former US president Bill Clinton as an active member of the Democratic Party,…

After ravages of July, another flooding in mid-August

The country is likely to be visited by another round of flooding in mid-August in the Brahmaputra and the Meghna basins, according to a long-range forecast by the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD). It is likely to happen due to rain in the upper catchment on which the flow of the Brahmaputra…

Natl unity not possible undermining Zia:?BNP

BNP yesterday claimed that the national unity cannot be established by undermining the contribution of late President Ziaur Rahman. “We welcome the recent statement of Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam on national unity. Our party also thinks that there should be unity on different…

ICT order on 2 Bagerhat razakars August 11

International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 yesterday fixed August 11 for delivering its verdict on two ‘razakars’ of Bagerhat. The two alleged razakars are Sheikh Sirajul Haque alias ‘Siraj Master’ and Khan Akram Hossain.  However, the ICT-1 stopped the trial proceedings of another…

Coast Guard seizes shrimp fries

Coast Guard members seized 30 lakh shrimp fry and detained five people after raiding Katakhali in Hatiya of Noakhali early yesterday, reports UNB. According to Coast Guard headquarters sources, acting on a tip-off, an operational team from Coast Guard Station Hatiya under south zone conducted a raid…

MA Khans 31st death anniv today

The 31st death anniversary of Rear Admiral (retd) Mahbub Ali Khan, a former Navy chief and communications and agriculture minister, will be observed today. On the occasion, a doa and milad mahfil will be held at the deceased’s Dhanmondi residence, Mahbub Bhaban, after Asr prayers. BNP chief Khaleda…

Drug peddler shot in gunfight

A drug peddler sustained bullet wounds in a gunfight with police at Champatali in Panchbibi upazila yesterday afternoon. Four policemen were also injured in the incident. Police said the injured Sajal Biswas, 35, of Biswas Para area in Joypurhat town, was a drug peddler with previous criminal records.…

2 tortured over theft

Natore: Amid the widespread criticisms over the death of children in torture across the country, two more people, including a teenage boy, have brutally been tortured after being tied with trees over a theft in Baraigram upazila, reports UNB. The incident which occurred on Sunday came to light on Tuesday…

Teachers urged to make schools smoking-free

The upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Biral urged the teachers of different educational institutions to make their campus smoking-free to ensure mental and physical growth of the students. Biral upazila UNO Abdullah Al Khairum, also president of managing committee of Biral Pilot High School, was addressing…

Drives against unfit vehicles continue

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) and Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) yesterday conducted several drives against unfit vehicles, including buses, in different areas of the capital. As a result, many owners kept their unfit buses in garages leading to shortage of public transport on city roads…

Outgoing Turkish envoy meets president

Outgoing Turkish Ambassa­dor to Bangladesh Huseyin Muftuoglu met President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban yesterday, reports UNB. During the meeting, the President thanked the envoy for his role in developing bilateral relations during his assignment in Bangladesh, President’s Press Secretary…

Two held with Indian rupees

Benapole: Members of BGB held two Indian citizens along with Indian currency worth of 159,000 rupee from Baro Achra border area of Benapole on Tuesday night, reports UNB. The arrestees were identified as Jainal, hailing from Naikeldanga under Chakdah police station of Nadia district and Raju Mondal,…

PM asks for sending relief to Myanmar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the authorities concerned to immediately send emergency relief assistance for the flood-hit people of Myanmar, reports UNB. The emergency relief assistance includes lifesaving medicines and kits, water purification tablets, blankets and tents, according…
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