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14 fire incidents at Chandpai of Sundarbans in 12 years

14 fire incidents at Chandpai of Sundarbans in 12 years

Bagerhat: The only Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans saw 14 incidents of fire in the last 12 years, raging through some 40 acres of forest and causing…

Rainstorms continue for second day

 Wet weather caused by rains and winds continued across the country for the second day yesterday, with the Bay of Bengal turning rough as a result of convective clouds. This prompted the meteorological department to issue warning signal no. 3 for the ports of Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla…

Govt trying to put last nail on election systems coffin: CPB

Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) yesterday voiced deep concern over ‘widespread violence, vote rigging, attacks on opposition parties’ candidates and supporters, and questioned whether the government is trying to put the last nail on the coffin of the country’s election system,…

New clashes in Greek ahead of planned migrant returns

Three migrants were hospitalised Friday after a brawl in a camp on the Greek island of Chios, aid groups and media said, as the country prepared to begin returning migrants to Turkey under an EU deal, reports AFP from Athens. The agency said police used stun grenades to restore calm during the late-night…

Salvage operation yet to begin after 2 weeks

Two weeks into the capsize of a coal-laden vessel in the Shela River at Harintana point of the Sundarbans in Mongla upazila, no visible step has been taken to salvage the sunken vessel, reports UNB. Meanwhile, coal leaching out from the sunken vessel has already contaminated the river water in the surrounding…

Ashraf calls for protection of minorities

Ruling Awami League General Secretary, Syed Ashraful Islam, has urged people to protect minorities in the country. Ashraf was addressing the biennial conference of Mahanagar Puja Committee at Dhakeshwari National Temple on Thursday. The slogan for the conference was ‘Build Resistance to Protect…

Cases filed over violation of 2 siblings

Two cases have been filed against five people in connection with the ‘rape’ of two siblings in Kamalnagar upazila by a group of people. Victims’ mother filed the cases against four identified people and an unidentified man with Kamalnagar Police Station under the Women and Children…

Boosting local yarn production can revitalise silk sector

RAJSHAHI: Boosting of local yarn production can help revitalising the silk sector to regain its lost legacy alongside meeting up the existing local demands, sericulture and silk related experts and professional said, reports BSS. They viewed that the local consumption could be met up through domestic…

35 hurt in post-polls violence in Jhenidah, Brahmanbaria

At least 35 people were injured in post-election incidents of  violence in Brahmanbaria and Jhenidah districts yesterday, reports UNB. In Brahmanbaria, 30 people were injured in a clash between two groups of Awami League activists at Durgarampur village in Ashuganj upazila. Witnesses said an altercation…

Social recognition for technically educated persons stressed

Education Minister yesterday stressed the need for participation of students in technical education and giving social recognition to technically educated persons as it can open a new prospect for new generation, reports BSS. “Technical and vocational education can open up a new horizon for the…

Minor boy drowns in Bhola

Bhola: A minor boy drowned in the Meghna River at Ramdaspur in Sadar upazila of the district yesterday noon, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Sujan, 10, son of Siraj of Rupapura village in the upazila. Locals said a group of children were going to catch fish along the bank of the river. Three…

Farmer killed in Satkhira over land dispute

Satkhira: A farmer was stabbed to death and four people were injured in a clash over a land-related dispute at Deyara village in Kolaroa upazila in Satkhira on Thursday night, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Moslem Uddin Sana, 50, a resident of the village. Additional Police Super Mir Modasser…

Falling tree branch kills man in Bogra

Bogra: A man was killed as a branch of a roadside tree fell on him at Chikashi village in Dhunat upazila in Bogra yesterday afternoon, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Altaf Hossain, 50, son of late Sefad Akand of Paschim Bharanshahi village of the district. Locals said Bulbul Miah, son of…

12 winners of talent hunt competition announced

The Education Ministry announced 12 winners of the nationwide “Creative Talent Hunt Competition-2016” yesterday, reports BSS. After national level round of the competition held at Dhaka Residential Model College, additional secretary of the Education Ministry AS Mahmud announced the names…
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