Sunday, 04 Dec, 2022


Sagar-Runi murder: Probe report submission deferred for 94th time

A Dhaka court again asked Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to submit by January 4 next the probe report of a case filed over the murders of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Rashidul Alam passed the order after RAB's investigation

25 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Thursday (December 01) arrested 25 persons for their alleged involvement in selling and consuming drugs. Being informed, the DMP’s police and detective units conducted the anti-drug

Morsalin elected DRU president, Mainul general secretary

Mursalin Nomani has been elected president while Mainul Hasan Sohel general secretary of Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU), a major platform of journalists. Besides, Dipu Sarwar has been elected as vice president while Moinul Ahsan joint secretary of the organisation. Senior Correspondent

Man to die for killing minor after rape in Badda

A Dhaka court today (Nov 30) sentenced a man to death for killing a minor girl after raping her in the city's Badda in 2017.   The court also fined convict Shipon, 32, a carpenter by profession, Tk 20,000.   Judge Sabera Sultana Khanam of Dhaka Nari O Shishu Nirjatan

Govt to procure 80,000 tons fertilizer, 2.20cr litres soybean oil

The government will procure some 80,000 metric tons of fertilizer and 2.20 crore litres of soybean oil to meet the growing demand of the country.   It approved the proposals in the 36th meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) this year held today (Nov 30)

Woman killed, 7 injured in Narayanganj mishap

A woman was killed and seven other passengers of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw were injured after a drum truck hit the vehicle in Rupganj of Narayanganj.  The deceased was identified as Sajeda Begum, 45. The drum truck hit the auto-rickshaw around 8 am on Wednesday (Nov 30) near 3

Bangladesh always gets highest priority from India: Verma

Newly appointed Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma on Wednesday (Nov 30) said for the neighbouring countries, his country has a policy in which Bangladesh always gets the highest priority.   He said: "India has a policy for its neighbouring countries. In this

Rohingya leader shot dead at Ukhiya

A Rohingya leader was shot dead allegedly by miscreants at a camp in Cox's Bazar's Ukhiya upazila early on Wednesday (Nov 30) morning. The deceased was Sahab Uddin, 35, son of Monir Ahmed, a resident of H-14 at Camp-12. He was a sub-majhi of the Rohingya community. The

Met office predicts dry weather over country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicted a dry weather with temporary partly cloudy sky for the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9am today (Nov 30). According to BMD bulletin, the weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country, having

One killed, 10 hurt in Jhenaidah over gambling 

A person was killed and 10 others were injured in a clash between two groups over gambling in the municipal area of Kaliganj upazila of Jhenaidah. The incident happened in Kashipur Bede village of Kaliganj municipality area on Tuesday (Nov 29) night. The deceased was identified as

38 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Wednesday (Nov 30) arrested 38 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

National Income Tax Day today

The 'National Income Tax Day-2022' is being observed today across the country aiming to create awareness among the people of payment of income tax regularly for the development of the country.  The theme of this year's tax day is 'Sobai Miley Debo Kor, Desh Hobey

BGB recovers 86 gold bars at Jhenaidah

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 86 gold bars weighing 11.100kg from Jadavpur border of Moheshpur upazila of Jhenaidah. Additional Director of BGB 58 Battalion confirmed Taslim Mohammad Tareq confirmed the matter on Tuesday (Nov 29). Nobody was arrested in this regard, he

Two held with yaba in Kishoreganj

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two youths along with 500 Yaba tablets in Karimganj of Kishoreganj. RAB-14 Kishoreganj camp disclosed this information through a press release on Tuesday (Nov 29) evening. The arrestees were identified as Hriday, 22, and Sohag,

Man killed in Chuadanga road accident

A motorcyclist was killed and another was injured after being hit by a trolley in Damurhuda district of Chuadanga. The deceased was identified as Bazlur Rahman, 42, and the injured was identified as Hira Khatun, 28. The accident happened in Dugdugi village of Damurhuda upazila on

Murder case: 3 get life term in Kushtia

A Dhaka court today (Nov 29) sentenced three people to life imprisonment for killing a man in Kushtia sadar upazila in 2009. The lifers are Ali Reza Siddique Bulbul alias Bara Kalu, Manowar alias Mono, and Liakat. Kushtia District and Sessions Judge Tajul Islam passed the verdict in

Girl commits 'suicide' in Thakurgaon over SSC result 

A girl allegedly committed suicide after failing the SSC examination in Molanipara village of Thakurgaon Sadar upazila on Monday (Nov 29). The deceased Shrabanti Rani,15, daughter of Ramesh Chandra of the village, was a student of Mathurapur High School. Officer-in-charge of sadar

BNP permitted to hold Dhaka rally at Suhrawardy Udyan 

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has given permission to the BNP to hold its December 10 rally at the capital's Suhrawardy Udyan on 26 conditions.  The conditions include: no gathering outside the venue; supporters can go to the venue a maximum of two hours before the rally

3 nabbed with drug worth Tk 2 lakh in Ashulia

Police arrested three drug peddlers along with 1000 purias of heroin and 50 pieces of yaba tablets worth Tk 2 lakh in Ashulia of Savar. The arrestees were identified as Bayjid Hossain, 40, Noor Islam Sheikh, 48, and Abul Hossain, 32. They were sent to court on Tuesday (Nov 29)

Probe report submission in Tipu-Preeti murder case Jan 11

A Dhaka court today (Nov 29) set January 11 next for submitting the probe report in a case lodged over the murder of Awami League leader Jahidul Islam Tipu and college student Samia Afrin Preeti in the city's Shahjahanpur area. Today was fixed for submitting the probe report, but