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Fortified rice intake to combat 
malnutrition in Bangladesh: WFP

Fortified rice intake to combat malnutrition in Bangladesh: WFP

A new study has shown that consuming fortified rice can significantly reduce anemia and zinc deficiencies among the poorest women in Bangladesh, reports…

2 get life term for killing minor girl

A court in Dhaka on Thursday sentenced two people to life term imprisonment for killing a minor girl in the city's Badda area in 2011, reports UNB. The lifers are Manik Kumar Das, 20, hailing from Shakhati village in Munshiganj sadar upazila and Prokash Chandra Das, 22, hailing from Saturia upazila…

Quader dubs BNP as reckless driver in politics

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday dubbed BNP as “a reckless driver” in the arena of politics and urged all to stay alert about the party, reports BSS. “Be aware of BNP and stay alert about the party . . . BNP has become…

Teacher arrested for raping schoolgirl in capital

Police have arrested a school teacher for allegedly raping a female student of Morning Glory School in Pallabi area of Mirpur Section -12 in the city on Wednesday night, reports UNB. The arrestee is Sujon, 24. According to case statement, Sujon called in the class-IX student at school to talk to her…

Nahid urges officials to work sincerely

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday urged field level officials to work with sincerely and honestly to implement the ongoing projects successfully, reports BSS. Officials should perform better for ensuring their better contribution to the education sector, he told a laptop and motorcycle…

Railway to run 7 pairs of special trains during Eid holidays

Bangladesh Railway (BR) will operate seven pairs of special trains on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha to carry the Eid passengers on different routes from August 29 to September 9, reports BSS.  “We will also operate two special trains including Solakia Special-1 and Solakia Special-2…

Case filed against unnamed people

Police filed a case in connection with the death of militant Saiful Islam who was killed in an anti-militant drive at Hotel Olio International in the city on Tuesday, reports BSS. Sub-inspector Imrul Kayes of Kalabagan police station filed the case accusing some unnamed associates of Saiful under the…

One held with 2.6kg gold at airport

Customs officials arrested a Malaysia returned passenger along with 26 gold bars weighing 2.6 kilograms from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital yesterday noon, reports BSS. “We arrested one Masud Ahmed Chowdhury of Comilla along with 26 gold bars from the Green Channel area…

Spl prayer by Ctg mayor for recovery of Annisul

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) yesterday offered special prayers for early recovery of ailing mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Annisul Hoque, reports BSS. CCC mayor AJM Nasir Uddin, who organized the special prayers at CCC auditorium, sought blessings from all for the recovery…

Minor boy among three die in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: Three persons, including a minor boy, were killed in separate incidents in the city and district yesterday, reports BSS. The deceased were identified as Mohammad Faisal, 8, Nazrul Islam, 45, and Bidhan Chowdhury, 32. Police said Faisal was critically injured when a CNG-run auto-rickshaw…

12 JMB men indicted in ‘Khadem’ murder case

RANGPUR: A special tribunal here on Wednesday framed charges against 12 alleged operatives of outlawed Jama'atul Mujahedeen Bangladesh (JMB) in the murder case of Rahamat Ali, Khadem of Tepamadhupur 'Mazar' (shrine), reports BSS. The indicted persons are Masud Rana, Esahak Ali, Liton Mian,…

Six get life term for murder

KHULNA: A court in Khulna Wednesday sentenced six people to life imprisonment for killing a trader in a bomb attack in 2010, reports UNB. The convicts are Akter Jamil alias Boni, son of late Firoj Ahmed, Jahidul Islam alias Babu Bhuiyan, son of late Nur Mohammad Bhuiyan of Phultala upazila, M Alam Shiekh,…

Aid for flood victims

Oxfam has launched an emergency response programme to help the people affected by flood caused by heavy monsoon rains in the country, reports UNB. Oxfam is providing immediate humanitarian assistance in the worst-affected areas in the northern region with clean water, ORS, hygiene kits, dry food and…

One killed in road crash

A driver was killed and his helper injured when a covered van hit another one in Daklapara area in Buringchar upazila on Dhaka-Chittagong highway on Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as Mafizur Rahman, son of Abdul Kader Mia, hailed from Nararun area of Jhikargachha upazila in Jessore. Highway…

DUJ rally for 9th wage board Aug 20

Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) will stage a protest rally covering face with black cloth on August 20 to press home their demand for formation of the 9th wage board for the journalists immediately. The rally will be held in front of the Jatiya Press Club at 11 am on the day. DUJ President Shaban Mahmood…

Human chain formed at DU

Human chain formed at DU A human chain was formed on Dhaka University (DU) campus on Wednesday protesting “conspiracies to destabilise the congenial academic atmosphere of the university”. More than 20 socio-cultural organisations registered under DU Teacher-Student Center (TSC) jointly…
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