Friday, 22 Oct, 2021

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42 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has 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 Monday (Oct 18). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Rohingyas, stranded Pakistanis burden for Bangladesh: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday termed the displaced Rohingyas and stranded Pakistanis as burden for Bangladesh as they are putting pressure on the country's economy. She said: "Three years have already passed after Rohingyas influx in Bangladesh and it's a burden

Dengue: 201 hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported 201 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Sunday morning (Oct 17), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). So far 83 died from the mosquito-borne disease this year. In the 24 hours, 140 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka and 61 other

One killed, 2 injured in Chattogram house explosion

A man was killed and two others received burn injuries from a blast at a house in Bayazid Bostami Police Station area of Chattogram city on Sunday morning. Deceased Md Faruq, 23, was the son of Rabiul Islam. The injured are -- Forkan Ullah (60) of Baluchara Tufan Road area and Kalam

Doctor found dead in city’s Khilkhet

Police recovered the body of a physician from a flat in city’s Khilkhet area on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Joydeb Kumar Das, was a former student of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College. Joydeb’s neighbours informed police after smelling bad odour coming

Road accident: 61 law enforcers killed in 9 months

Sixty-one law enforcers, including 46 members of Police, were killed in nine months--from January to September--this year. Road Safety Foundation on Sunday released a report based on the statistics obtained from seven national dailies, five online news portals and electronic media.

Indian High Commission pay tribute at Chittagong War Cemetery

Representatives of High Commission of India in Dhaka and Assistant High Commissioner of India, Chattogram, paid homage to fallen Indian soldiers who fought under the flag of Commonwealth countries in World War-II on Sunday (Oct 17) at Chittagong War Cemetery. The deep-water port of

Dengue: one dies, 183 hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported one death and 183 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Saturday morning (Oct 16), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With this, 83 died from the mosquito-borne disease this year. In the 24 hours, 141 dengue patients were hospitalised in

7 killed as bus hits into truck in Mymensingh

Seven passengers were killed and some other injured as a passenger bus hit a parked truck in Chel Ghat area of Mymensingh’s Trishal on Saturday. The deceased were identifed as Fazlul Haque Ajmul, 32, Md Siraj, 35, Fatema Begum, 25, Abdullah, 6, Ajmina, 8, Nazrul Islam, 50,

Three die at RMCH Covid unit in last 24 hours

Three Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Saturday morning (Oct 16). With this, 60 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from October 1 to till date. Of the deceased, two were the residents

Global COVID-19 cases top 240.86, deaths pass 4.9m

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 240.86 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.9 million, according to data from the worldometer. In its latest update on Saturday (Oct 16, 1pm Bangladesh Time), the data revealed that the current global caseload and death

5kg crystal meth seized in Jatrabari, 2 held

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized five kilograms of crystal meth, also called "ice", from Jatrabari Police Station area in the capital on Saturday morning. Two persons, including one of the masterminds named Khokon, were detained during the drive. Assistant Director of

Four more die at MMCH’s Covid unit 

Four people died while undergoing treatment at the Covid unit of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital in 24 hours till 8am on Saturday (Oct 16). Of them, one died of Covid-19 while three died of coronavirus-like symptoms, said Dr Mohiuddin Khan Moon, focal person of the hospital's

26 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 26 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 (Oct 16). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Dengue: 183 hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported two deaths and 183 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Thursday morning (Oct 14), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). Besides, 81 died from the mosquito-borne disease this year. In the 24 hours, 132 dengue patients were hospitalised in

Cumilla perpetrators must face exemplary punishment: PM

Terming the incident of vandalizing temples in Cumilla "very unfortunate", Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the perpetrators of the offence must face exemplary punishment.  She said: "Those who carry out such incidents will definitely be traced out as

Japan to give Bangladesh more Covid vaccines in Nov

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki said his country would provide more vaccine doses in the next month to help Bangladesh overcome the Covid situation. He said, "Hopefully in November we'll be able to provide further vaccine to Bangladesh." Japan plans to

Durga Puja: BGB deployed in 22 districts 

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed in the country's 22 districts to maintain law and order situation on the occasion Durga Puja. Lt Col Foyzur Rahman, Director (operations) of BGB, confirmed the matter to media on Thursday morning. So far, members of BGB

Covid-19 vaccine test run for school students begins 

The government has started coronavirus vaccine test run for school student students aged 12-17 years on Thursday (Oct 14). Health Minister Zahid Maleque will inaugurate the vaccination programme at Colonel Malek Medical College in Manikganj. Besides, Health Secretary Lokman Hossain

3 of a family slaughtered in Chattogram

Police recovered the throat-slit bodies of a couple and their son in Sonapahar area at Jorarganj union under Mirsarai upazila of Chattogram on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Mostofa Mia, 70 his wife Josna Akter, 55 and their son Ahmed Hossain, 25.