Sunday, 27 Nov, 2022


Four killed as bus hits tree in Faridpur

Four people, including a woman and a child, were killed and 10 others injured as a bus hit a roadside tree at Bhanga upazila in Faridpur district early Sunday (Nov 6). The deceased were identified as Merina Akter, 32, Junaid, 3, Humayun Kabir, 48, and Abdur Rauf Hawlader, 50. The

2 lanes of BRT flyover open to traffic

Two lanes of Dhaka Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) flyover between Tongi Station Road and the Housebuilding area opened to traffic on Sunday (Nov 6). Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurated the lanes at a programme over the flyover near Tongi Bridge. People will be

2 killed in Gopalganj road accident

Two persons were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Paikkandi Fakirpara area under Sadar upazila of Gopalganj on Friday (Nov 5). The deceased were identified as Niamul Haque Sikdar, 28, son of Nurul Haque Sikder, resident of Khatiagarh village in Sadar upazila and

Decision on Gaibandha-5 polls in 7 to 10 days: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal today (Nov 5) said they will take a decision within seven to ten days after the investigation involving the cancellation of voting at Gaibandha-5 parliamentary seat completes. The CEC came up with the remarks while responding to

Child killed in Noakhali road accident

A child was killed when a truck hit him in Kabirhat Upazila of Noakhali on Saturday (Nov 5). The deceased was identified as Arafat, 3, son of Abul Kalam of Shamsul Haque Master Bari of North Lamchi village of Sundalpur Union of Arafat Upazila. The accident occurred around 12:30 noon

Child drown in Narsingdi

A child died after drowning in a pond of Palash in Narsingdi on Saturday (Nov 5). The deceased was identified as Maryam, 5, daughter of Kiran Mia.  The incident took place at around 11:30 morning in a village of Ghorashal municipality area of the upazila. According to

Youth held with firearms in Chattogram

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a youth with firearms including one SBBL gun and one shotgun from Saral area of Banskhali. The arrestee was identified as Alamgir Hossain Hriday, 28, son of Mofizul Ahmed of Kalu Boli's house in Madhyam Saral Paschim Para. RAB-7

Three held with 37 kg hemp in capital

Police arrested three drug peddlers with 37 kg of hemp in Uttara of capital on Saturday (Nov 5). The arrestees were identified as Rasel, Saidul Islam, 28, and Md Milon, 22. Assistant Commissioner (AC) Intelligence-North Department Habibur confirmed the matter to banglanews. He

Man held with 2.5 lakh Dirhams at Chattogram airport

Customs intelligence detained a Sharjah-bound passenger with foreign currency worth Tk 73 lakh at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Saturday (Oct 5). The passenger was identified as Mohammad Ali, a resident of Chadaha union of Afzalnagar in Satkania of Chattogram. A

Mad dog bites 30 including journalist in Jhenaidah

At least 30 people including a journalist were injured when a mad dog bite them in Jhenaidah's Kaliganj on Friday (Nov 5). The injured were not identified immediately.   The incidents occurred in different Kaliganj Municipal Council areas around 7 pm. However, the

Met office predicts dry weather

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicted dry weather with temporary partly cloudy sky for the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9am today (Nov 5). According to the bulletin, weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country. However,

111 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Saturday (Nov 05) arrested 111 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

Man detained with 110 cartons of foreign cigarettes in Ctg

Members of National Security Intelligence (NSI) arrested a Dubai expatriate with 110 cartons of foreign cigarettes at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Friday (Nov 4). The detainee was identified as Aman Ullah, a resident of Fatikchhari upazila of Chattogram. Wing

Man held in Dhaka airport with 6 gold bars

Members of the airport Armed Police Battalion (APBN) detective seized six gold bars weighing around 696 grams at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Friday (Nov 14) afternoon. The arrested person was identified as Hossain Mahmud, 29, hailed from Bariya village of

Ban on travel in Bandarban extended till Nov 8

A temporary ban on tourism at Ruma, Rowangchhari, Alikadam, and Thanchi Upazilas of Bandarban has been further extended till November 8. A public notice in this regard was issued from Bandarban Deputy Commissioner’s office on Friday (Nov 4). According to notice, the travel ban

One held with 4 kg silver jewelery in Satkhira

The police arrested a smuggler along with four kg of silver jewelery from the Bakchra Mor area of Satkhira bypass road on Friday (Nov 4). The smuggler was identified as Majnu Dalal, son of Ibrahim Dalal of Kulidanga area of Sadar Upazila. He was arrested with the jewelery this

Two held in Narayanganj with 49 kg hemp

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-3 arrested two drug peddlers with 49 kg of hemp from Sonargaon area of Narayanganj district. The arrestees were identified as Md. Mamun Molla, 30 and Sohag Ahmed 25. Two mobile phones, 2 SIM cards, Tk 800 in cash and 1 private car used for transporting

Vorer Pata editor Ertaza Hassan sent to jail in fraud case 

A Dhaka court today (Nov 04) sent Kazi Ertaza Hassan, editor and publisher of the Daily Vorer Pata and The Daily People's Time, to jail after end of his one-day remand in a fraud case. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mahbub Ahammed passed the order, scrapping a bail plea of the

7 extortionists-robbers held in capital

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-10) arrested four extortionists and three robbers in Kadmatoli, Jatrabari, Shahbagh and Kamrangirchar areas of the capital. The extortionists were identified as Md. Khokon, 34, Md. Alamgir, 35, Paran Dewan, 33 and Md. Sarwar Hussain Lincoln, 33.

One trampled to death by elephants in Bandarban

One elderly woman was trampled to death and another two people were injured in an attack by wild elephants in Lama Upazila of Bandarban on Friday (Nov 4). The deceased was identified as Khodeza Bibi, 65, residents of Sohrabpara in Aziznagar union under the upazila and the injured are