Saturday, 13 Aug, 2022

National

Met office forecasts light to moderate rain 

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today (Aug 11) predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind in many places over the country. According to a Met office bulletin, light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty

Anti-social activities: 3 women among 5 held in Gazipur 

Police on Wednesday (August 10) arrested five persons, including a residential hotel manager, for their alleged involvement in anti-social activities at Konabari in Gazipur. They were arrested in a police raid at Hotel Moon in Konabari Bazar area, said Konabari police station

Female doctor’s throat-slit body recovered in Dhaka

Police recovered the body of a female doctor from a residential hotel at Panthpath in the capital on Wednesday (August 10). The diseased was identified as Jannatul Naeem Siddique (27), who had just passed MBBS. Kalabagan Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Saiful Islam

9 fishermen missing as trawler sinks in Bay 

Nine fishermen went missing as a trawler capsized in the Bay of Bengal due to a strong current triggered by monsoon depression on Tuesday (August 9).  The trawler FB Nishat met the accident about 14 km away from the Payra Port around 11 pm. The missing fishermen are Farhad,

Prime Minister chairs Bangabandhu Memorial Trust meeting

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the regular general meeting of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust at her official residence Ganabhaban on Wednesday (August 10).   In the regular meeting of the management committee of the board of

Police nab 2 over attempt to murder in Narsingdi

The District Intelligence Police has arrested two people alleged in the case of an attempt to murder a businessman at Raipura in Narsingdi.  The arrestees were identified as Sabuj Mia (36) and Manik Molla (42), both a resident of Raipura Purbapara area under Raipura police

SC upholds Samrat’s bail cancellation order

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (Aug 10) upheld the High Court's order canceling the bail of Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat, an ex-Jubo League leader, in a case filed for amassing wealth beyond known legal income sources. The Appellate Division also

Met office predicts light to moderate rain

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Wednesday (Aug 10) predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind at different parts of the country in next 24 hours as of 9:00 am on Thursday. According to a met office bulletin, light to moderate

Bangladesh sought no Swiss bank info of any person: Swiss envoy 

Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard on Wednesday (August 10) said that the Bangladesh government had not sought the information of any specific person regarding the money deposited in the Swiss bank. The Ambassador was speaking at a discussion titled "DCAB

FAMNUS starts journey marking Bangamata's 92nd birth anniversary 

Fazilatunnessa Mujib Nari Uddokta Songothon (FAMNUS) has organized a discussion and award-giving ceremony to celebrate the 92nd birthday of Bangamata Shiek Fazilatunnessa Mujib on August 8, 2022 at Agargaon in the capital. Besides, the official launch of FAMNAS was announced during the

Two Rohingya men shot dead at Cox’s Bazar camp

Two Rohingya men were shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Ukhiya Rohingya camp of Cox's Bazar on Tuesday (Aug 9) night. The deceased were identified as Chief Majhi Abu Taleb, son of Abdur Rahim of C block of camp 15 and Majhi Syed Hossain, son of Imam Hossain of C/9 sub-block.

55 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 55 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 Wednesday (Aug 10). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Holy Ashura observed in Bangladesh 

The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), was observed in the country on Tuesday (Aug 9) with due religious fervour and solemnity. On this day in the Hijri year of 61, Hazrat Imam (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), along with his family

65 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 65 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 Tuesday (Aug 9). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

Holy Ashura today

The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), is being observed across the country today with due religious solemnity.   Today is the 10th day of the month of Muharram in Hijri calendar.

47th death anniversary of Alhaj Abdus Sobhan today

The 47th death anniversary of Alhaj Abdus Sobhan (Advocate), father of Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, will be observed on today. Alhaj Abdus Sobhan, a renowned lawyer of the Supreme Court, died on August 9, 1975. Born on January 21, 1901, Abdus Sobhan was a renowned

RAB nabs 3 drug peddlers with hemp in Faridpur

The members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-8) have nabbed three drug peddlers with 14.5 kg of hemp at Bhanga Upazila in Faridpur. They were arrested from the vanga bus stand area of the Upazila around 3:30 pm on Monday (August 8). The arrestees are Md Faisal (32), son of Harunur

47th death anniversary of Alhaj Abdus Sobhan Tuesday

The 47th death anniversary of Alhaj Abdus Sobhan (Advocate), father of Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, will be observed on Tuesday. Alhaj Abdus Sobhan, a renowned lawyer of the Supreme Court, died on August 9, 1975. Born on January 21, 1901, Abdus Sobhan was a

Bangladesh to celebrate Holy Ashura tomorrow

The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him), will be observed across the country tomorrow with due religious solemnity.   Tomorrow is the 10th day of the month of Muharram in Hijri

SC grants Qazi Anwar's successors' plea over copyright order

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court granted a leave to appeal petition filed by the successors of author and publisher Qazi Anwar Hussain against a High Court order that granted copyright of 260 books of the "Masud Rana Series" and 50 books of "Kuasha Series"