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  • Election official among 7 shot dead in Rangamati
  • Bangladesh rejects US report on HR, sends protest note
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  • Never allow anti-liberation forces to be in power again: PM
  • Vote counting in 116 upazilas underway
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BNP's 6th national council by March

BNP's 6th national council by March

BNP yesterday night decided to hold its sixth national council by March this year, reports UNB. The decision was taken at a meeting of the party's…
Jan-5 polls snatched voting right: Khaleda

Jan-5 polls snatched voting right: Khaleda

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday alleged that people’s right to elect their representatives by casting votes has been stanched through a ‘lopsided…

Dinosaur fossils ‘found in India’

A geologist said yesterday his team has discovered what it believes are dinosaur fossils in the western Indian state of Gujarat that could be millions of years old, reports AFP. The team, of 10 mainly German and Indian archaeologists and researchers, dug up the fossils during excavations in Gujarat’s…

AL leader held for cutting govt trees in Nilphamari

Police arrested a local Awami League leader on charge of cutting trees owned by the government at Kamarpukur in Saidpur upazila of the district yesterday afternoon, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Aftab Uddin, president of the Kamarpur union unit of the ruling party. Officer-in-charge of…

Youth held with pistol in Rajshahi

Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested a young man along with a foreign pistol, five rounds of bullets and two magazines from a bus on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway at Bijoynagar in Godagari upazila yesterday afternoon, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Abdur Rahman, 30,…

Frauds trying to extort money using my name: Gayeshwar

BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy yesterday  alleged that an ‘organised group’ is trying to extort money from some Bangladeshi expatriates opening a fake Facebook account against his name, reports UNB. Speaking at a press briefing at BNP’s Nayapaltan central…

Proper implementation of law demanded

Environment activists and green shopping bag manufacturers yesterday demanded proper implementation of the ban on manufacturing and selling of polythene bags, reports UNB. Activists of Bangladesh Paribesh Andolan (BAPA) along with some manufacturers of environment friendly shopping bags formed a human…

57 schools shut after students’ sickness

Faridpur: The district administration yesterday declared 57 high schools shut for two days as 103 students of two schools fell sick due to unknown reason in three days till Thursday, reports UNB. Executive Magistrate Mandip Gharai said a total of 103 students of Shibrampur R D Academy and Khalilpur…

Abducted schoolboy rescued, six held

Police in a drive arrested six alleged kidnappers and rescued a schoolboy from Guimara Lake area in Khagrachari district on Friday night. Some Seven-eight criminals wearing masks stormed into a house at Nangolmora village of Hathazari upazila in Chittagong district on January 13 evening and picked up…

BB governor lauds green banking initiatives

RAJSHAHI: Governor of Bangladesh Bank (BB) Dr Atiur Rahman yesterday said the central bank has introduced green banking in the country for the first time to save the nature and environment, reports BSS. Besides, he said, the bank has adopted various other social responsibility related schemes like CSR,…

800 poor eye patients treated in Panchagarh

Poor eye patients were treated by a group of doctors at a daylong free eye-camp yesterday. Debiganj upazila parishad and Dinajpur Gausul Azam Eye Hospital jointly organised the eye camp at Debiganj Alodini Government Girl High School premises. Debiganj upazila nirbahi officer M Safiqul Islam inaugurated…

President, PM urge all to build prosperous Bangladesh

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon all to be inspired with the spirits of the mass upsurge of 1969 and the Liberation War to build a prosperous Bangladesh, reports BSS. They made the call in separate statements marking the historic Mass Upsurge Day and expressed…

IU student suspended IU Correspondent desecrate

Islamic University authorities have temporarily suspended a second year student of Bangla department and handed him over to a mobile court for insulting picture of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on a social media site. The student -- Mehedi Hasan -- who hails from Bogra, was earlier allegedly beaten up…

Current nets worth Tk 2cr seized in Bhola

Coast guard members seized banned current net worth about Tk 2 crores at Bedhuria ferry terminal in Bhola yesterday. Sajjadur Rahman, a coast guard operation officer, said acting on a tip-off a group of  coastguard members conducted a drive at Bedhuria ferry terminal and recovered the banned current…

Man hacked to death in Bogra

Police recovered the body of a man from a vegetable field at Damua village in Sherpur upazila yesterday. The deceased was identified as Saidur Rahman, 32, a resident of Ulipur officer para. Khan Mahammad Erfan Ali, OC of Sherpur police, quoting Saidur’s family members said Saidur went out of his…

Section 144 imposed in Nandail

Local administration imposed yesterday section 144 at Merenga Bazar in Nandail upazila after two factions of Awami League (AL) called rallies at the same venue, same time. The factions, one led by Anwarul Abedin Khan Tuhin, MP and another loyal to Major Gen (retd) Abdus Salam, ex-AL lawmaker, also president…

Vessel workers to go on strike from Jan 26

Vessel workers will go for an indefinite strike from January 26 midnight demanding a 15-point charter of demands including announcement of Tk10,000 as minimum wage, reports UNB.  Chowdhury Ashiqul Alam, general secretary of Bangladesh Noujan Sramik Federation (Bangladesh Waterways Transport Workers…
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