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Al-Amin treble helps
Barisal post 2nd win

Al-Amin treble helps Barisal post 2nd win

Fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain’s five-wicket burst including a brilliant hattrick gave Barisal Bulls second consecutive victory as they defended just…

Govt prepares ‘earthquake risk map’ for nine cities

The government has prepared an ‘earthquake risk map’ for nine big cities in the country highlighting the danger level and other related factors such as the quality of soil. The cities prone to earthquake risk are Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong, Mymensingh, Tangail, Bogra, Rangpur, Rajshahi and…

Brothel kingpin jailed for life

A court yesterday sentenced a brothel kingpin to life-term imprisonment and fined her Tk 50,000 on charge of forcing a minor girl to work in sex trade. The convict has been identified as Mamataz Begum, 44, keeper of Rathkhola brothel in the district town. Public prosecutor Babu Mollah informed that…

Missing Rangpur BNP leader held in Lalmonirhat

Police arrested BNP’s Rangpur city unit president Mozaffar Hossain from Mahendranagar Bazaar in Lalmonirhat sadar upazila on Monday night. Mahfuzur Rahman, office-in-charge of Lalmonirhat sadar police station, said police arrested him while he was wondering at Mahendranagar Bazaar. He was produced…

One more dies

Another Islami Chhatra Shibir activist, injured in Monday’s attack allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men near MM College, died on way to Dhaka early yesterday. Kamrul Hasan, 21, died at about 12:30am while being taken to Dhaka for better treatment, said Shikder Akkas Ali, officer in-charge…

Five killed in road crash

Comilla: Five people were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Fatehpur in Laksam upazila yesterday, reports UNB. OC of Laksam police Monwar Hossain said the accident took place when a truck collided  with the auto-rickshaw at 7am, leaving Jasimuddin, 30, …

Woman hospitalised; 1 held

A woman has suffered injuries after her husband tried to gouge out eye with a spoon following a family feud. The victim, Jinnat Fatema Runa, 23, who had been undergoing treatment at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital since early Monday, was referred to National Institute of Ophthalmology in Dhaka yesterday…

More left for India

In the second phase of relocation of erstwhile Indian enclave dwellers in Bangladesh to India, 310 people left for the neighbouring country yesterday. Of them, 158 were from two enclaves in Kurigram district, while 152 were from Dhahola Khakrabari in Panchagarh district. Of the former 158, there were…

MP Liton gets interim bail

A Gaibandha court yesterday granted interim bail until December 8 to Manjurul Islam Liton, Awami League MP from Gaibandha-1 constituency, in a case filed for shooting a minor boy, reports UNB. Senior Judicial Magistrate Maniruzzaman Shikdar passed the order when MP Liton appeared before the court on…
Rabab Fatima new envoy to Japan

Rabab Fatima new envoy to Japan

Career diplomat Rabab Fatima has been appointed the country’s new Ambassador to Japan, a foreign ministry press release said yesterday. Fatima,…

BB asked to clamp down on Jamaat-linked firms

The finance ministry has issued a directive to the Bangladesh Bank (BB), asking it to take action against all financial institutions with links to the Jamaat-e-Islami. The ministry’s Bank and Financial Institutions Division issued a letter to the BB governor on Sunday, after Jamaat secretary general…

Delay in case disposal irks High Court

The High Court yesterday asked the government to submit a report explaining why the case filed in connection with the seizure of 45,000 bullets and 36 kgs of explosives in Bogra could not be disposed of even in 12 years, reports UNB. An HC bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Amir Hossain…

Ensure gas pressure in city households: HC

The High Court yesterday asked the authorities concerned to ensure adequate gas pressure in the household gas connections in the capital, reports UNB. An HC court bench compromising Justice Obaidul Hasan and Justice MH Nurul Huda Jaigirdar passed the order after a hearing on a writ petition by six lawyers…
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