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Schoolgirl among 2 found dead in capital 

The police recovered two bodies including a schoolgirl from two areas in the capital. The deceased were identified as Sohail, 30, a painter, and schoolgirl Maisha Akhter Momi, 14. Sub-Inspector (SI) of Jatrabari Police Station Jahangir Alam confirmed the matter. He said the body

'Drug peddler' held with weapon in Bashkhali 

Police arrested a suspected drug peddler with a gun in a drive at Banshkhali of Chattogram The arrestee was identified as Saiful Islam, 32. Members of Bashkhali police station conducted the drive around 3:30 am in the East Bailgao Karigar Para area of Sadhanpur Union on Wednesday

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 10). According to the bulletin, weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country. Light fog is likely

Four get life term in Faridpur driver murder case

Four persons were sentenced to life imprisonment, 17 years after the murder of power tiller driver Enamul Haque, 47, Joypurhat Sadar Upazila Faridpur.  Besides, each convict was fined Tk 10,000, while three others were acquitted in the same case. The convicts were identified as

One Bangladeshi, 9 Indians killed in Maldives fire

Ten people, including a Bangladesh national, were killed and several others injured Thursday when a fire swept through cramped lodgings of foreign workers in the Maldives capital Male, the fire service said. The capital of the archipelago best known as an upmarket holiday destination

BUET student Fardin murder: Bushra on 5-day remand 

A Dhaka court placed Amatullah Bushra, an accused in the case filed over the murder of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Fardin Noor Parash, on a five-day remand. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mehedi Hassan issued the order today (Nov 10) after Rampura

DSCC cleaner killed in Jatrabari road accident

A cleaner of Dhaka South City Corporation died today (Nov 10) morning after a truck ran him over in Jatrabari. The deceased was identified as Sekandar Ali (50), from Gaibandha. Mazharul Islam, officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station confirmed the matter.  Mazharul

44 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Thursday (Nov 10) arrested 44 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

BUET student Fardin murder: Friend Bushra arrested 

The Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested Amatullah Bushra, friend of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Fardin Noor Parash, who was found dead in Narayanganj on November 7. The DB arrested Bushra from her residence at Rampura in the capital on

Govt bans foreign travel at public expense

The government today (Nov 9) banned foreign travel of all officers and employees of state-owned organisations at their institutions' expenses.  A notification was issued in this regard by Finance Division. The notification said all orders on the officers' and

Man injured in Chattogram car cylinder explosion

A man was injured in a car cylinder explosion in a building in front of Rahmatganj Kusumkumari School of Chattogram on Wednesday (Nov 9).  The injured identity could not be found immediately. The explosion occurred in a garage on the ground floor of the under-construction

Bangabandhu Tunnel to open partially this month: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel, being constructed under the Karnaphuli River, will open partially this month. He said: "I think opening of 100 bridges simultaneously across the country did not happen

Two youth held with local guns in Shariatpur

The police arrested two youths with two indigenous weapons from Bhedarganj Upazila of Shariatpur on Wednesday (Nov 9). The youths were identified as Sabbir Dewan, 24, son of Nazrul Dewan of Mymensingh district, and Sohag Khan, 25, son of Mainuddin Khan of Chandpur district.

Shakil murder: Two convicts held after 16 years

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two fugitive convicts in the murder case of Atiqur Rahman Shakil, 14, a class seven student in Kasba area of Brahmanbaria after 16 years. Md. Kabir Hossain, 37, and Md. Iqbal, 42, sentenced to life imprisonment, was arrested from

Bangladesh to get $4.5b loan from IMF: Kamal

Bangladesh is set to receive credit facility up to 3.468 billion SDR or around $4.5 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the next four years, said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. He also said: “We’re going to get the loan from IMF in the same way that

2 killed in Jhenaidah road accidents 

Two people were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents in Jhenaidah Wednesday (Nov 9).  The accident took place in two road accidents in Shailkupa and Harinakundu upazilas of Jhenaidah this morning. The deceased were identified as Bappi Sheikh (25) and Jamal

Bangladesh won't accept IMF's hard conditions: Obaidul Quader 

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the government would not intend to take loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under any hard conditions. He said: "If there is any harm to the country in complying with any condition of the IMF, it will not be

250 BNP men sued in Sylhet

A case has been filed against 250 unnamed BNP activists in connection with the vandalism of Bangabandhu and the Prime Minister's photos following the murder of a party leader in Sylhet's Rikabi Bazar area. Metropolitan unit Awami League (AL) member Zahid Sarwar Sobuj filed the

Ex-CJ Sinha's graft case probe report submission on Feb 15

A Dhaka court on Wednesday (November 09) set February 15 in next year for submitting the probe report in a graft case filed against former Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha for allegedly amassing illegal wealth. Today was fixed for submitting the probe report against Sinha. As

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 09). According to the bulletin, weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country. Light fog is likely