Friday, 30 Sep, 2022

National

US does not favour any particular political party: Peter Haas 

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas has shared the United States’ five key objectives for its relationship with Bangladesh to ensure a more peaceful and stable Bangladesh. “We celebrate Bangladesh’s tangible and truly extraordinary economic achievements,” he

Bangabandhu's killer Rashid's son-in-law jailed for 7 years 

A special tribunal on Thursday (Sep 29) sentenced Md Fuad Zaman, husband of Bangabandhu's killer Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan's daughter Shehnaj Rashid Khan, to seven-year rigorous imprisonment in a case filed under the ICT Act. Judge Mohammad Ash Shams Zaglul Hossain of Dhaka

Durga Puja begins on Saturday with Maha Shasthi

Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bangalee Hindu community, will begin on Saturday with Maha Shasthi puja at temples across the country amid festivity and religious fervour. The five-day annual celebration will begin with unveiling of the face of the deity and

Bangladesh’s GDP may drop below 4%: World Bank

Without massive reforms, Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) could fall below 4% by 2035 to 2039, says a new World Bank report. The study found three obstacles to Bangladesh’s economic reforms. However, Bangladesh has made remarkable economic and development

Met office forecasts light to moderate rain

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes for different parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9 am today (Sep 29).  According to the Met office bulletin,

Jatiya Party leader attacked in Pirojpur 

A local leader of Jatiya Party came under attack as his opponents cut his ankle in Mathbaria upazila of Pirojpur Thursday (Sep 29). The injured was identified as Md. Shafiqul Islam, general secretary of the party's Tushkhali union. The incident occurred around 9:30 am near

23 members of juvenile gang held in Noakhali

Police arrested 23 members of the juvenile gang in a special drive in Senbag upazila of Noakhali on Wednesday (Sept 28). The raids were conducted in different parts of the upazila and they were arrested around 10 pm. However, the identities of the arrestees were immediately not

Motorcyclist killed in road crash in Savar

A motorcyclist was killed after being hit by a truck in Savar on Thursday (Sep 29). The deceased was identified as Joy (20). The accident took place in Savar Bazar Stand area on Dhaka-Aricha highway around 10:00 pm. According to the police report, Joy was going towards Gabtoli by

51 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Thursday (Sep 29) arrested 51 persons for their alleged involvement in selling and consuming drugs. Being informed, the DMP’s police and detective units conducted the anti-drug campaign in

Three killed in Rangpur road accident

Three people including a newborn baby were killed in a road accident at the Barati bridge point on the Rangpur- Dinajpur highway on Wednesday (Sep 28). The deceased were identified as Sumaiya Akhter, 12, of village Ekorchali Sarkerpara, Smriti Akhter, 20, of village Dolapara and

Child dies as tractor crushed in Kishoreganj

A child died after being crushed by a sand-carrying tractor in Bhairab Upazila of Kishoreganj on Wednesday (Sep 28). The deceased was identified as Siam Mia, 10, son of Delwar Mia and a student of class III. The accident took place in Kamalpur (West Para) area of Bhairab

Three held with 5000 yaba pills in city's Mohammodpur

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Detective Uttara Division has arrested three drug peddlers along yaba tablets during a raid at Mohammodpur area in the capital. The arrestees are Sajib Mia, Md. Wahidur Rahman and Md. Chhagir. Detective police confirmed this information on Wednesday

War crimes convict Khalilur arrested in Savar

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested Netrakona’s Khalilur Rahman, who was sentenced to death by the International Crimes Tribunal for committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971. He was arrested late on Tuesday night (Sep 27) from Savar.  RAB

One killed, 3 cops hurt as trolley hits auto-rickshaw in Pabna 

A man was killed and three policemen were injured when a trolley hit their CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Shahardiyar area of Pabna Sadar Upazila. The deceased was identified as Shahed Mahmood Limon, 25, driver of the auto-rickshaw. The three injured policemen were identified as

Arvind Biswas new UNO of Alikadam 

Arvind Biswas has been appointed as the new Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Alikadam in Bandarban.  The matter was informed in a notification signed by Chittagong Additional Divisional Commissioner (General) Prakash Kanti Chowdhury on Tuesday (Sept 27). The notification said

Two held with six gold bars in Meherpur

Police arrested two people with six gold bars in Meherpur on Wednesday (Sep 28). They were arrested from Shib Mondir area of Meherpur town around 5:45 am. The arrestees were identified as Masud Rana, 24, son of late Abdul Mannan of Bandar area of Narayanganj and Kaniz Fatema, 40,

Met office forecasts light to moderate rain

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes is likely to occur in different parts of the country, a met release said today (Sep 28).  According to the Met office bulletin, light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied

Two held with 3.16kg gold bars in Benapole

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has recovered 3.16 kilogram of gold from Benapole border in Jashore in tow separate drives. The BGB members recovered 18 gold bars weighing 2.1 kg from Maliputa area under Benapole port police station at around 10:00pm on Tuesday (Sep 27). A motorcycle

Death toll from Panchagarh boat capsize reaches 68

As 18 bodies were recovered on Tuesday (Sep 27) from Karatoa river near Auliya Ghat in Boda upazia of the district after a boat capsized on Sunday, the death toll reached 68. According to the administration, 14 people are still missing after the incident. On the other hand, a probe

65 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Sunday (Sep 28) arrested 65 persons for their alleged involvement in selling and consuming drugs. Being informed, the DMP’s police and detective units conducted the anti-drug campaign in