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Donate buses to educational instts to ease tailback: PM

Donate buses to educational instts to ease tailback: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the well-off section of society and business organisations to donate buses to educational institutions…
Trafficked Bangladesh

Trafficked Bangladesh

Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Inu) executive president Moinuddin Khan Badal has blamed the "authoritarian attitude and lack of financial transparency"…

Bhutanese Queen Mother arrives today

The Queen Mother of Bhutan, Tshering Pem Wangchuck, arrives in the capital today on a five-day visit to Bangladesh. The Queen Mother is also the President of the Youth Development Fund (YDF), a voluntary organization in Bhutan. She will be accompanied by Princess Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, said a Foreign…

Shop employee shot dead; Tk 2.90 lakh snatched

Muggers shot dead a shop employee and snatched Tk 2.90 lakh in the city’s Hajipara yesterday afternoon, reports UNB. Police said Md Ismail Hossain, 36, manager of ‘Bangladesh Sanitary’ shop at West Rampura, was going to Dutch-Bangla Bank Rampura branch on foot to deposit Tk 2.90 lakh…

Call for united resistance against human trafficking

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki yesterday urged the conscious section of people to build strong and united resistance against human trafficking, reports BSS. "Side by side with the proper application of laws to stop human trafficking, creation of mass awareness…

9 get life term for murder

A court here yesterday sentenced nine people to life term imprisonment in a case for killing a man in Ishwarganj upazila in 2003. The convicts are Akram Hossain, Giasuddin, Emdadul Haque, Ershadul Haque, Saidul Islam, Bachhu Miah, Idris Ali, Jewel and Helal Uddin. The court also fined them Tk5000 each,…

AL to get re-elected again in 2019, says HT Imam

Prime minister's political adviser HT Imam yesterday said Awami League will get re-elected in 2019 and 2024 elections with the support of the masses. With this aim in mind, he said, the present government is working and implementing different development projects to encourage the people and draw…

Country progressing fast towards development

State Minister for Water Resources Mohammad Nazrul Islam said the country is progressing fast towards development under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, reports BSS. The present government, he said, has set an example of success in different sectors like education, communication,…

61 houses gutted in Dinajpur

DINAJPUR: At least 61 houses were gutted in a devastating fire at Khanshama upazila of the district on Saturday night, reports BSS. Ververi Union Parishad Chairman Abdul Haque Siraji said the fire originated from an electric short circuit. Two cattle, four goats, many poultry birds, two motorcycles,…

Taskforce to be formed

The government will form a high-profile taskforce involving Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to ensure better management of the growing solid wastes in Dhaka city, said a government official yesterday, reports UNB. “The high-level taskforce will be formed with representatives from the PMO,…

Wife gouges out husbands eyes

A woman has allegedly gouged out the eyes of her husband at Malikhali village in Nazirpur upazila on Saturday night. The victim is Mahabub Molla, 35, a resident of North Mithakhali village in Mathbaria upazila. He has been admitted to the Khulna Medical College Hospital. Police have arrested his wife…

Matia for burning city solid wastes

Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury yesterday stressed the need for burning the city’s huge solid wastes as those have become a threat to the public health, reports UNB. “Many say compost fertilisers should be prepared from the city’s wastes…but I never think it’s realistic.…

Ehsanul Gani new Caab chairman

The government has appointed Air Vice Marshal Ehsanul Gani Chowdhury as the chairman of Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh (Caab) on deputation, reports UNB. The Public Administration Ministry issued a notification yesterday in this regard. Ehsanul will replace Air Vice Marshal M Sanaul Huq who will…

Bangladesh seeks Indian cooperation

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid yesterday sought Indian cooperation to enhance cross-border power and energy transmission, reports UNB. He made the plea when newly appointed Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla met him at his power ministry office in Bangladesh Secretariat.…

5 JMB men held with explosives

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested five suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) along with huge bombs and explosives from the city’s Matuail area yesterday night, reports UNB. One of the arrestees was identified as Huzaifa…

JSD rebels blame Inu for rift

Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Inu) executive president Moinuddin Khan Badal has blamed the "authoritarian attitude and lack of financial transparency" of JSD president Hasanul Haq Inu for the sudden rift in the party. He made the allegation at a press conference held in the Parliament Complex…
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