Thursday, 16 Sep, 2021

National

7 die at RMCH Covid unit in last 24 hours

Seven Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Thursday morning (Sep 15). With this, 103 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from September 1 to till date. Of the deceased, three were the

UP chairman among 2 killed in Narail road crash

Two people, including a union parishad (UP) chairman, were killed in a road accident on the Kalia-Bardia road near Simanandopur Primary School under Kalia upazila of Narail on Wednesday night. The deceased were identified as Khashial union parishad chairman M Khan Rassel Sweet, 50, a

CNG stations to remain closed for 4-hr from Sunday

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed across the country from 6 pm to 10 pm daily. In a bid to ensure gas supply to the power plants, the decision will come into force from Sunday. A notification issued by the Deputy Chief Information Officer Mir Mohammad

Bashundhara Group MD stands by journalist Didarul’s family

Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir has given financial assistance of Tk 10 lakh to the family of deceased photojournalist Didarul Alam. Didarul, a Chattogram-based journalist of the most widely-circulated daily Bangladesh Pratidin, died of coronavirus

Munia’s death: Last 2 hours can unearth mystery

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has started investigation to unearth the mystery of the death of college student Mosarat Jahan Munia at her Gulshan flat in the capital. The PBI has earned a good name at home and abroad for its extraordinary efficiency and professionalism.

Online news portals' registration ongoing process: Info minister

The registration of online news portals is a continues process and the directive of the High Court on this issue is helpful in bringing discipline, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said on Wednesday. He also said: “Registration of online news portals is

4 get death, 9 life term for killing Shariatpur teacher 

Four persons were sentenced to death and nine others to life term imprisonment for killing a headmaster in Shariatpur Sadar upazila in 2010. Judge Md Monir Kamal of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-3 pronounced the verdict this afternoon. The death row convict are - Nurujjaman Khan,

4 die at RMCH Covid unit in last 24 hours

Four Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning (Sep 15). With this, 96 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from September 1 to till date. Of the deceased, one of the deceased

IGP directs police to monitor Facebook-YouTube 

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Benazir Ahmed on Tuesday directed the law enforcers to monitor social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube regularly to protect the countrymen from cyber criminals. He said: “You (police officers) will have to monitor social

DMP arrests 55 in anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 55 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours. Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their

SK Sinha's graft case verdict on Oct 5 

A Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed October 5 for delivering its judgment in a graft case filed against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and 10 others over laundering Tk 4 crore. Dhaka Special Judge Court-4 Sheikh Nazmul Alam fixed the date after concluding arguments from both the

HC directs to shut down unregistered news portals in 7 days

High Court has directed the authorities concerned to shut down the unregistered news portals within the next seven days.       A High Court bench comprising Justice Md Mujibur Rahman Mia and Justice Md Quamrul Hossain Mollah issued the directive responding to a writ

10 daily newspapers' declarations canceled

The declarations of nine dailies and an English daily published from Dhaka were as publication of those newspapers remained close for a long time. Dhaka District Magistrate passed the order on September 8, said a PID release. The dailies are:  Gana Awaaz, Dainik Janaseva, Dhaka

Maritime ports to keep hoisting signal 3

The maritime ports have been advised to keep hoisting the local cautionary signal no three as under the influence of a deep depression, steep pressure gradient persists over the North Bay and adjoining areas. According to a Met office weather bulletin on Tuesday (Sep 13), the deep

6 die at RMCH Covid unit in last 24 hours

Six Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning (Sep 14). With this, 92 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from September 1 to till date. Of the deceased, three were the residents

Tk 12.5cr foreign currency seized at Dhaka airport, man held

Members of Aviation Security (Avsec) have seized foreign currencies worth around Tk 1.52 crore from a cargo village in Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital. A man named Hasan Ali, an employee of Star Express, was detained in this connection. Around 54.75 lakh Saudi

Anti-drug raid: 50 arrested in city

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 50 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours. Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized 10Kg cannabis from their

No more PEC, JSC exams from 2023

There will be no Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations from 2023. Education Minister Dipu Moni came up with the development at a press conference in Secretariat after presenting the National Curriculum Outline to Prime Minister Sheikh

Circular AC bus service again in city from Oct 1 

Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) will resume the air-conditioned (AC) circular bus service in Dhanmondi and Uttara route of the capital from October 1 to facilitate university students. However, this service remained suspended for a long time due to the Covid pandemic and

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal No. 3

Bangladesh Meteorological Department has asked the maritime ports to hoist local cautionary signal No. 3 as the depression over Northwest Bay and adjoining Odisha coast intensified further into a deep depression and moved West-Northwestwards It is likely to move in a west-northwesterly