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  • Bangladesh detects 1st case of Indian Coronavirus strain
  • Bangladesh detects 1st case of Indian Coronavirus strain
  • COVID-19: 45 more die, 1,285 infected in 24 hours
Minister let down country at Paris climate meet, say activists

Minister let down country at Paris climate meet, say activists

Rights groups have demanded the resignation of the forest and environment minister, Anwar Hossain Manju, for his alleged failure to raise Bangladesh’s…
Sector Commanders Forum 
slams Pak statements

Sector Commanders Forum slams Pak statements

Sector Commanders’ Forum submitted a letter to the Pakistan High Commission yesterday, protesting 'controversial' statements after execution…

Jessore varsity declares early vacation to avert violence

Authorities of Jessore University of Science and Technology (JUST) declared winter vacation and asked the students to leave dormitories on Sunday, a move is seen to stop any escalation violence. On December 10, the students clashed with nearby villagers over an incident of teasing a female student.…

Pak State Bank official refused entry

The immigration authorities yesterday sent back Pakistani national Asma Khalid, a senior joint director of State Bank of Pakistan, from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport after she landed in Dhaka on Sunday night. Special Superintendent (SS) of Immigration Police at Hazrat Shahjalal International…

‘Moja Losss?’ page admin gets bail

A Dhaka court yesterday granted bail to Refayet Ahmed, admin of the Facebook page Moja losss?, in a case filed under the ICT Act. After a hearing , Jesmin Ara Begum, Vacation Judge of the Metropolitan Sessions Court, granted the bail on completion of the two-day remand for Refayet. On Saturday, he was…

Finance secy gets 2-year job extension

The government has extended the contractual appointment of Finance Secretary Mahbub Ahmed for two more years from December 30. Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner of Chittagong Muhammad Abdullah has been transferred as Rector of the BCS administration Academy. The public administration ministry issued…

SC lawyers get bail

A Chittagong court yesterday granted bail to two Supreme Court (SC) lawyers accused of having links with an Islamist outfit. However, the other lawyer accused of militant funding, Supreme Court barrister Shakila Farzana did not seek bail. The accused, advocates Md Hasanuzzaman Liton and Mahfuz Chowdhury…
US hopes for free, fair municipal polls

US hopes for free, fair municipal polls

The United States has expressed optimism that upcoming municipal elections scheduled to be held on December 30 will be free, fair and peaceful. United…

Comprehensive initiatives to check unhygienic practices stressed

Speakers at a dissemination ceremony on ‘National Strategy for Spreading Hygiene’ yesterday laid emphasis on comprehensive initiatives to check all kinds of unhygienic practices and ensure good public health, reports BSS. They also emphasised on raising awareness for building good health…

JS body for rehabilitation of calamity-hit fishermen

A parliamentary watchdog yesterday recommended that the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry continue its rehabilitation programme for the fishermen who are hit by natural calamities, reports UNB. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Fisheries and Livestock Ministry also suggested the fisheries and livestock…

Registration deadline extended

The deadline for registration of online news portal has been increased till January 31, 2016, reports BSS. "All the online news portals have to submit the duly filled up registration form along with other necessary papers by  January 31, 2016," said an official handout. After scrutinising…

Private car seized with phensidyl

RAJSHAHI: Police seized a private car along with 1535 bottles of phensidyl from Amsho area on Mohar-Mathurapur road in Tanore upazila early yesterday, reports BSS. Local people found the car in a roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering at around 6.30 am. They informed the local police…

Death anniv of Bir Shreshtha Jahangir observed

The 44th martyrdom anniversary of Bir Shreshtha Capt Mohiuddin Jahangir, who  embraced martyrdom in a battle with the Pakistani army at Rehaichar in Chapainawabganj town during the liberation war in 1971, was observed in the district yesterday. District unit command of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad,…

Martyred Intellectuals Day observed

The nation observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day yesterday paying tributes to the intellectuals killed systematically by the Pakistan occupation army and their local  collaborators at the fag-end of the country's Liberation War in 1971, reports UNB. Renowned academics, doctors, engineers,…

‘Robber killed in gunfight’ with police

An alleged leader of a robbery gang was killed and three were injured in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Kapasdanga in Patkelghata area of Satkhira yesterday early hours. Seven alleged robbers were also arrested during the police drive. The deceased was identifies as Abu Sayed, 35, alleged kingpin…

HC questions legality of circular

The High Court yestreday issued a rule on the government to explain in two weeks as to why the circular on the teacher recruitment at non-government educational institutions should not be declared illegal, reports UNB. An HC bench of Justice Tariq ul Hakim and Justice Farid Ahmed Shibli came up with…

BCL leader’s wrist severed

Miscreants cut off the wrist of a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader’s right hand in Shibalaya upazila of Manikganj on Sunday night, reports UNB. The victim was identified as Akash Mazumder, 22, president of ward-1 unit of BCL under Ulail union. Locals said Akash had long been at loggerheads…
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