Saturday, 01 Oct, 2022

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48 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 48 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Sunday (Sep 11). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

School student killed in Tejgaon road crash

Ali Hossain,17, a class ten student at Government Science High School in Tejgaon was killed after being hit by an unidentified vehicle in Dhaka's Tejgaon Industrial area on Sunday (Sep 11) morning. Ajmir Hossain, father of the deceased, said Ali Hossain went out of the house around

3 killed in Rangpur bus-microbus collision

Three people, including a newborn baby, were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus at Taraganj upazila in Rangpur district. Seven others were injured in the accident that took place near Solyeasha Bazar around 5:30 am on Sunday. The deceased were identified as

3 siblings killed in lightning strike in Munshiganj 

Three siblings were killed by lightning strikes on Saturday (Sep 10) while picking water lilies at Dhamaran village of Tongibari upazila in Munshiganj. The deceased were identified as Ramim, Rabiul and Sanjida and they were between 10 and 12 years old. Rajib Khan, Officer-in-Charge

Dispose of default loan cases quickly: Law minister

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq today (Sep 10) underscored the need for solving the default loan cases quickly to keep the country's economy vibrant. He said: "In the present global situation, we must have to unlock the knot of the default loan-cases

Lightning strike: Two brothers killed in Khulna

Two brothers were killed in a lightning strike at Dumuria upazila in Khulna district on Friday night. The deceased were Nazamul Malangi, 30, and Anamul Malangi, 25, sons of late Hasen Malangi, from Senpara village of the upazila. According to locals, when Nazmul and Anamul were

Met office predicts light to moderate rain across country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lightning flashes over the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9 am today (Sep 10). According to the Met office bulletin, light to moderate rain or

Signal 3 for maritime ports

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisting the local cautionary signal number three as the squally weather may affect the maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh. The met office in Dhaka released a

Man held with 30 gold bars in Benapole

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a person with 30 gold bars while he attempted to smuggle those into India through Benapole’s Balunda area of Jashore. The BGB in a raid made the arrest and recovered the gold bars on Saturday.  The arrestee has been

3 killed in Kushtia motorbike accident while racing

Three motorcyclists were killed in an accident while competing with one another at Sadar upazila in Kushtia on Friday night.  The accident occurred at about 9pm near Bottola ansar camp on the Kushtia-Khulna road. The deceased were Farruq Mistri, 22, son of Riaz Kabir, Rahul,

42 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 42 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Saturday (Sep 10). Detectives and law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

BSF didn't return dead body even in 36 hour

36 hours have passed, and still, the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on the Dainur border in Sadar Upazila of Dinajpur has not returned the dead body of Minar. The family of the deceased expressing deep regret said that the body was not returned till Friday (Sep 9) afternoon.

14 members of juvenile gang held in Narayanganj

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested 14 people of the juvenile gang over an attempted murder case from Rupganj in Narayanganj. RAB 11 ASP Rizwan Saeed Ziku disclosed the matter through a press release issued on Friday noon (Sep 9). The RAB has not disclosed the

Dr Akbar Ali Khan laid to rest

Eminent economist and former advisor to caretaker government Dr Akbar Ali Khan laid to eternal rest in the section reserved for brave freedom fighters in the Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals' Graveyard. His burial took place on Friday (September 9) at 3.20 pm with the presence of his

A prisoner dies at Kashimpur Jail in Gazipur

A prisoner died inside Kashimpur High-Security Central Jail in Gazipur on Thursday night (Sep 8). The deceased was identified Afaz Uddin (20), son of Hossain Ali of Dakshin Dhanua area of Sripur Upazila of Gazipur. According to Kashimpur Central Jail sources, Afaz fell ill inside

Queen's death: Bangladesh announces 3-day state mourning

Bangladesh today (Sep 9) declared three days of state mourning in honour of Queen Elizabeth II following her death. From September 9 to September 11, the national flag will be kept at half-mast at all government, semi government, autonomous organizations, non government buildings,

Motorcyclist killed in road crash in Barisal

A motorcyclist was killed after being hit by a microbus in Barisal on Thursday (Sep 8) around 8:00 pm. The deceased was identified as Naeem Khalifa (30). The accident took place in Gariya Par area of Dhaka Barisal highway. According to the police report, Naeem was coming from his

PM mourns demise of Queen Elizabeth II

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Queen Elizabeth II. In a condolence letter wrote to her United Kingdom counterpart Elizabeth Truss, MP, on September 8, Sheikh Hasina said "I, on behalf of the Government and the people of Bangladesh,

42 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 42 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Friday (Sep 9). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

President mourns death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

President M Abdul Hamid has expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch. In a condolence message, the Head of the State conveyed deepest sympathy to members of the Royal Family at her death and also prayed for eternal