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  • Bangladesh reports 6,058 fresh cases, 81 deaths from COVID-19
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Ivy vows to ‘continue fight against unjust and misrule’

Ivy vows to ‘continue fight against unjust and misrule’

Dr Selina Hayat Ivy, the newly elected mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC), took office yesterday, reports UNB. Elected to the post for the…

Stringent law suggested

Speakers at a programme yesterday said that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as high blood pressure and diabetes are increasing day by day among people mainly due to faulty food habit and lifestyle.  Bangladesh has made substantial progress in enhancing food security by increasing production…

Partially built JU swimming pool ‘safe haven’ for drug addicts

Thirty-eight years on, the only swimming pool of Jahangirnagar University (JU) is still incomplete and lacking in maintenance funds. The abandoned facility turns into a safe haven for drug addicts in the evening. According to the JU physical education office, the swimming pool had only been used for…
Blogger Rajib murder verdict any day

Blogger Rajib murder verdict any day

The High Court will deliver its verdict anytime on the death reference against two condemned convicts in the case over the murder of writer and blogger…

Lower court to resume trial of Adilur, Elan

The High Court on Monday cleared way for the lower court to resume the trial proceedings of a case filed against Odhikar secretary Adilur Rahman Khan and its director SM Nasir Uddin Elan under the Information and Communication Technology Act, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice Enayetur Rahim and Justice…

Luxury car of expelled diplomat seized

Customs intelligence yesterday seized an expensive private car of Rolls Royce Ghost model of an expelled North Korean diplomat from Kamlapur in the capital. "We seized the silver colour car of 6600cc worth about Taka 30 crore from Kamlapur ICT depot yesterday," director general  of customs…

High Court orders arrest of ‘rapist’

The High Court yesterday ordered law enforcers to arrest a man who allegedly raped a mentally challenged woman in Comilla in December last year, within 48 hours. It also asked the police to treat the complaint as First Information Report (FIR) over raping mentally challenged woman by 48 hours. In a…

Govt officials held while taking bribe

The Anti Corruption Commission on Sunday night arrested a deputy secretary red-handed while he was taking bribe at a fast food restaurant in capital, reports UNB. The arrestee was identified as Mizanur Rahman, deputy secretary of the Roads and Highways Department. Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjo, deputy director…

Govt to build 1,130 MW two power plants in Khulna

KHULNA:  The government has taken initiatives to construct two power plants of 1,130 Megawatt (MW) on the bank of river Bhairab at Khalishpur industrial belt in the city. Capacitating 800MW electricity production power station would set up inside Khulna News Print Mills and other 330MW electricity…

Strict enforcement of tobacco control law stressed

RAJSHAHI: Strict enforcement of the amended tobacco control law has become an urgent need for freeing the public places from smoking for the sake of making the public health free from various non-contagious diseases, said speakers at a discussion yesterday, reports BSS. They viewed that gross violation…

JUJA polls Jan 19

SAVAR: The election of the executive committee of Jahangirnagar University Journalists’ Association (JUJA) for the 2017-18 session will be held on January 19.  The polls will begin at 10am and will continue till 1pm on January 19, while the results will be published within 4pm on that day. …

Public toilet opens

WaterAid Bangladesh in association with Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has launched another modern public toilet at Panthakunja Park of the capital, says a press release.  Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation Mohammad Sayeed Khokon inaugurated this modern sanitation facility yesterday…

Valuables gutted

CHITTAGONG: Valuables worth about Taka 34 lakh were gutted in three separate fire accidents in the city and district on early Monday, reports BSS. Fire Service & Civil Defence sources said six CNG-run auto-rickshaws worth about Taka 20 lakh were gutted in a fire that originated from an electric…

News in brief

Confce of Greater Comilla Lawyer Welfare Society  Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said government is continuing its efforts to strengthen the roots of democracy in Bangladesh. “We live in a democratic society and we have to strengthen the base of democracy in our country,” he said.…
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