Tuesday, 21 May, 2024


8 'illegal' Bangladeshis detained in Malaysia

The Immigration Department successfully busted a human trafficking syndicate that led to the arrest of eight Bangladeshis through an operation at a residential premise in Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur on May 16. Its director-general Datuk Ruslin Jusoh in statement today said as a

DMP arrests 17, files 14 cases in 24-hr anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Saturday (May 18) arrested 17 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

4.5kg gold seized at Shahjalal, one held

Members of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) seized around 4.492 kilograms of gold from a passenger at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Friday morning. CIID Assistant Director Pradip Kumar Sarkar said Shahid Mia, a passenger of the

Headmaster beaten to death in M'singh over land dispute

A school headmaster was beaten to death allegedly by his cousins over a land dispute at Phulpur upazila in in Mymensingh district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Sajjat Hossain Kamal, 40, headmaster of Gowatla Raghurampur Government Primary School. The incident took place

UPDF member among 2 shot dead in Rangamati

Two people, including a United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) activist, were shot dead by miscreants in Rangamati.  The incident took place at Dhanputi Bazar in Kattali upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified as UPDF activist Bidyadhan Tilak, 49, and

Met office predicts much-awaited rain in parts of country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicted that rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur in different parts of the country Meanwhile, a severe heatwave has been sweeping over the country for more than the past 48 hours.

First Bangladeshi hajj pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia this year

A Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrim died in Saudi Arabia, according to the Hajj management portal of the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Deceased Md Asaduzzman, 57, breathed his last in Madinah on Wednesday (May 15). His passport number is 'A135610434'. A regular bulletin of IT

KNF key woman leader detained in Bandarban

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Friday (May 17) detained a key female leader of band militant outfit Kuki-Chin National Front's (KNF) from a hilly area in Bandarban Sadar Upazila. The arrested Akim Bam is the chief coordinator of KNF women’s wing in Bandarban Sadar

AL to take country towards prosperity resisting conspiracies: PM

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today (May 17) said that her party will take the country towards prosperity overcoming all the conspiracies. "Conspiracies are hatched every time and we overcome them. We have to keep it up," she said. She was

Two found dead in Cox's Bazar

Police today (May 17) recovered dead bodies of two fishermen from adjacent to the Khurushkul Shelter Project of Cox’s Bazar sadar Upazila. The bodies were recovered around 12 am from a canal at Upazila Khurushkul Manupara. The deceased were Abdul Khalek, 25, and Yashin Arafat,

Jamaat-ul-Ansar member detained from Gazipur

The main arms supplier of Jamaat-ul-Ansar Phil Hindal Sharqiya, was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of the police on Friday (May 17). The arrestee was identified as Abdur Rahim, 32.  DMP Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) Unit

DMP arrests 34, files 22 cases in 24-hr anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Friday (May 17) arrested 34 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

5 drug suppliers detained in Dhaka

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested five drug peddlers, of a drug dealing group from the Dhaka's Shampur area on Thursday. The arrested are identified as prime suspect M Lipu, 50, Zintu Dali, 48, M Nazrul Islam, 42, M Akash, 31, and M Maidul Hasan, 28. All

Bashundhara begins ‘truck sale’ in Chattogram

Bashundhara Group, the country’s largest business conglomerate, started truck sales of essential commodities to reduce the suffering of customers in the port city, like elsewhere in the country, on Thursday. The sales were carried out in the city’s Banani Complex, Navy

Fire at Tongi plastic factory

A fire broke out at a plastic factory in Tongi last night while no casualties were reported, so far, due to the incident. The fire originated from a garage adjacent to the factory around 10:45 pm on Thursday night. Being informed, three fire fighting units of Tongi station rushed to

US not lifting sanctions on RAB: State Department

The United States has said the sanctions imposed on Bangladesh's elite force – Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) – are not being withdrawn. “Those claims are false. The US is not withdrawing sanctions against the RAB. Those claims are false. Sanctions are intended to

Heat wave sweeping over the country: BMD

Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over eight divisions across the country, said met office forecast for the next 24 hours begins from 9am today (May 17). "Mild to moderate heatwave is sweeping over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet

Syed Tareq to become new Bangladesh Ambassador to Kuwait

The government has decided to appoint Major General Syed Tareq Hussain as the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Kuwait, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday (May 17). A decorated high official of the Bangladesh Army, Major General Tareq was

5 killed, 15 injured as bus plunges into ditch in Cumilla

At least five people were killed and 15 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Cumilla's Chauddagram upazila on Friday (May 17) morning. The sleeper bus of ‘Relax Paribahan’ carrying several passengers was heading towards

UK, Bangladesh sign agreement to tackle illegal migration

The UK government has signed a new agreement with Bangladesh to speed up the removal of migrants with no right to be in the country. Plans to speed up the deportation of Bangladeshis who are in Britain illegally were announced by the Home Office on Thursday. The government said a