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  • Parliament gets Tk 328 cr budget for FY20
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  • ADB provides $400mn loan for Ctg-Cox’s Bazar rail link
  • Maintain discipline on roads during Eid: Quader
  • HC summons BFSA chief over substandard foods
Parliament gets Tk 328cr budget for 2019-20 FY

Parliament gets Tk 328cr budget for 2019-20 FY

The Parliament Secretariat Commission yesterday approved a Tk 328.22 crore budget for Parliament to spend on its development and non-development expenditures…

7 held for online shopping fraud platforms in city

An organised group has been swindling money from naive customers through fake Facebook pages promoting the businesses of several consumer goods. After being informed, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested seven people in Dhaka for allegedly defrauding people through online schemes on social media.…
Eid shopping gains momentum in Rajshahi

Eid shopping gains momentum in Rajshahi

With hardly twelve days left for the Eid- ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims, Rajshahi city has been caught by Eid shopping…

No overload to be allowed in vessels during Eid

The Barishal district administration yesterday held a meeting with officials of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, representatives of the Launch Owners' Association and members of different law enforcement agencies, including the river police, to discuss the best possible way to ensure…

‘Resist river encroachment’

Information Minister and Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday called for building united resistance against river encroachment and pollution. “We have to save our rivers from the grasp of the influential clique. We have to build united resistance against river…

Call to help building next generation creative

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday said sports and cultural activities can help to build next generation as creative. “There is no alternative to ensure enhanced facilities for sports and cultural activities for the natural growth of next generation,”…

Stone-laden lighterage vessel sinks in Karnaphuli

A lighterage vessel carrying 1,000 tonnes of stone sank in the Karnaphuli River early yesterday. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) deputy director Gias Uddin said, lighterage vessel 'MV Sea Crown' sank in an area adjacent to Shah Amanat Bridge south in the early morning as…

Court Corner

Four to die for killing Kamrangirchar businessman UNB, Dhaka A Dhaka court yesterday sentenced four people to death for killing a land businessman in Kamrangirchar area in 2013. The condemned convicts are-Swarna Akter Kakoli alias Nipa, Anwar Hossain Mollah, Md Sharif Matbbar alias Sharif and Ibrahim…

Stress on implementing edn assistance programme

Speakers at a participatory discussion here urged all concerned to extend their whole-hearted cooperation towards successful implementation of the education assistance programme for the sake of qualitative and quantitative improvement of the education sector. They mentioned that the Prime Minister’s…

Call to buy paddy from farmers directly

Speakers at a human chain programme in the city yesterday demanded authorities concerned to buy paddy directly from the farmers. The programme was organised by Bangladesh Samajtantrik Khet Mojur Sramik Front (BSKSF) and Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) in front of Ashwini Kumar Hall of the city. They…

4.22 lakh poor to get VGF rice

The government has allocated an all-time record quantity of 6,343 tonnes rice under special Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme for over 4.22-lakh poor families to assist them in celebrating the holy Eid-ul-Fitr festivity.  “The government has allocated 15-kg rice per card holder family…

Freedom fighter Nurun Nabi passes away

Valliant freedom fighter Lieutenant Colonel S I Nurun Nabi (retd), Bir Bikram, died of different ailments around 5.15 pm at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) here. He was 72. Nabi is survived by one son and two daughters. Nabi, who was suffering from different ailments, was on life-support at the…

Children-youth programming contest begins

The “National Children and Youth Programming Contest’ began on Wednesday aimed at building skill and information technology literate youths for future to help materialize the dream of Digital Bangladesh. As part of the national level contest, a two-day training workshop began at Krishibid…

Campus Corner

Association of the students with disabilities starts journey BSS, Dhaka With the slogan, ‘Moving forward to the development with holding hands’, Protibandhi Shiksha O Punarbashan Sangstha (Education and Rehabilitation Center for the Disabilities), started its journey with a view to working…

News in Brief

5,000kg ‘Jatka’ seized in Ctg UNB, Chattogram The Coast Guard seized nearly 5,000 kilograms of 'Jatka' (Hilsa fry less than 9 inches long) that were caught defying a fishing ban on Wednesday. A Coast Guard team raided Abhaymitra terminal around 11:30pm after being tipped off about…
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