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Floods worsen in North

Floods worsen in North

The overall flood situation in the districts of Jamalpur, Kurigram, Sirajganj, Bogra deteriorated yesterday (Thursday) as different rivers rose. This…

Three senior diplomats get secretary status

Three senior carrier diplomats have recently been elevated to the status of Secretary, according to sources at the Foreign Ministry. The promoted diplomats are Ambassador to Japan Masud bin Momen, immediate-past Additional Foreign Secretary Mizanur Rahman and High Commissioner to Singapore Mahbub Uz…

ALCWC meeting now Sept 11

The Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) will now sit on September 11 (Friday) instead of September 5, reports UNB.   The meeting will begin at 7pm at Prime Minister’s official residence Ganobhaban with Awami League president Sheikh Hasina in the chair. In a statement on Thursday,…

15 Bangladeshi immigrants flee from Indonesian shelter

A total of 15 Bangladeshi immigrants have left their temporary shelter in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia, recently while the immigration office was preparing documents for their deportation, reports UNB. Their escape reportedly took advantage of the recent heavy rains that poured down over the…

Pro-AL lawyers win bar council polls

The ruling Awami League-backed lawyers have scored a landslide victory over the BNP-Jamaat-backed lawyers' panel in the Bangladesh Bar Council elections. The election results were announced yesterday. The AL-backed Sammilita Ainjibi Samannoy Parishad (SASP) bagged 11 out of 14 posts of the lawyers’…

Badi not guilty, certifies Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said ruling Awami League lawmaker Abdur Rahman Badi’s involvement was not found in any drug smuggling cases, reports UNB. Replying to a question about Badi’s involvement of in Yaba trading, the minister said allegations against Badi could not be proved.…

Latif Siddiques JS seat falls vacant

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury yesterday declared Tangail-4 constituency vacant as sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique tendered his resignation, reports UNB. The parliamentary seat fell vacant from September 1 afternoon when the Speaker accepted the resignation, she said. The Speaker said Abdul…
Chairman, MD, 11 others indicted

Chairman, MD, 11 others indicted

A Dhaka court yesterday indicted 13 people, including Tazreen Fashions managing director and owner Delwar Hossain, in a case filed over the devastating…

Family confined to house for one year in Mirzapur

A housewife along with her two children has been confined to  a house at Asgana village in Mirzapur upazila for the last one year. Hasina Begum, 30, wife of expatriate Fanu Khan, alleged that some headmen of the village have been repressing her on false defamation charges after she turned down…

Ethnic people should know about free legal aid: Speakers

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at an orientation in Rajshahi yesterday said there should be adequate measures of making the ethnic minority people aware about the existing cost-free legal aid services so that they could derive total benefits of the services. They mentioned that besides the government level National…

Noman lands in jail

Sylhet: A court here yesterday sent Mohaimin Noman, one of the two siblings arrested in connection with the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, to jail on completion of his seven-day remand, reports UNB. Judge of Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate court-3 Anwarul Haque passed the order after inspector…

CJ asks lawyers to pursue drugs related cases carefully

Chief Justice of Supreme Court Surendra Kumar Sinha said abuse of drugs is alarmingly spreading in the country and destroying the young generations. But most offenders manage to secure release from drug related cases, he said. He urged lawyers to play their role carefully while they are engaged in drug…

Country has to face four hallenges, says Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said the country has to face four challenges: of militancy, gender inequality, sustainable development and poverty elimination. The minister said education without patriotism can be dangerous. “After the rise of the developed countries it is now the opportunities…

4 held with stolen rice

Detective Branch of police arrested four people along with a truckload of rice carried without any valid document at Rupdia Bazar in sadar upazila on Wednesday night. The arrestees were identified as the truck driver Islam Sheikh, Al-Amin, Mohammad Liton, and Mizan. Officer-in-charge of DB Moniruzzaman…

Village doctor held for raping woman

Police arrested a village doctor yesterday morning on charge of raping a woman at a clinic in Benapole port. Sub-Inspector of Benapole port police Nur-Alam Khan said a woman aged about 20 was brought at the clinic from Satkhira promising her a job of nurse. The young woman was kept in the clinic over…

Man beaten to death

An elderly man was beaten to death by criminals at Lafaidong in Manikchhari upazila of the district on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Abdul Matin, 80, a resident of the same area. Police arrested Repruchai Marma, 48, and Ushimong Marma, 38, from the same area for their alleged involvement…

Nasim asks doctors to discharge duties with utmost sincerity

RAJSHAHI: Health and Family Welfare Minister Muhammad Nasim yesterday urged the doctors and others concerned to perform their duties with utmost sincerity and honesty for ensuring proper healthcare services to the patients in general, reports BSS. He said: “I want to see your work. You will take…

Boy rescued 8 months after abduction

Police found a four-year-old boy at Natunpara in Barisal sadar upazila on Tuesday after eight months of his abduction from a village in Bogra. Police also identified the alleged kidnapper as Helal Khan alias Lal Chand, 17, hailing from Banaripa Mollahbari in Barisal. The victim has been identified as…

DU suspends 3 students over

The Dhaka University authorities have suspended its three students for their alleged involvement in sexual harassment of a female student of the university, reports UNB. The three suspended students are Ratul Hasan Nayem, students of Applied Mathematics department, Amirul Islam of Zoology department…

Hanging body of SUST student found

Police last night found the body of a student of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST) hanging from the grill of a window inside his room in Sylhet city’s Akaliya area.  The deceased, identified as Shahriar Majumder, was a member of Ganajagaran Mancha. He was living at a…

Cameron bows to pressure to allow more refugees

David Cameron will respond to growing international and domestic demands that Britain take more refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war by announcing that the UK will take in thousands more, reports The Guardian. Final details of the numbers, funding and planned location are being urgently thrashed out…

NCC Bank official held for embezzling Tk 8.98cr

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an assistant officer of NCC Bank from the capital’s Kamalapur area early yesterday on charge of misappropriating Tk 8.98 crore through forgery, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Md Siddiqur Rahman, 32, son of late Masum Miah. Acting on a tip-off,…

Speech hurting religious sentiments wont be tolerated, warns PM

Issuing a strong note of warning, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government would not allow anybody to speak by hurting the religious sentiments of others, reports UNB. “People will follow their respective religions. If anybody doesn’t perform his or her religion, he or…
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