Monday, 05 Dec, 2022


Road mishap kills 7, injures 25 in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI: A terrible road mishap left at least 7 people dead and another 25 maimed as a bus rammed a smaller passenger vehicle on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Shibpur upazila of the district, police and witnesses said.Among the deceased, two were identified as Sultan, 40, and Shahid,

Parliament passes budget for FY 2010-11

DHAKA: Parliament Wednesday passed a Tk 132,170 crore national budget for the 2010-11 financial year, without the main opposition in the House as they remained on a prolonged boycott. The budget, a second crafted by the present government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, targets higher

Nizami, Mujaheed, Sayedee shown arrested in Faruque murder case

RAJSHAHI: The three detained top Jamaat leaders, including party chief Matiur Rahman Nizami, were Wednesday shown arrested in the case of Chhatra League activist Faruque killing at Rajshahi University.Metropolitan Magistrate Amirul Islum granted the plea as investigating officer Sohel

PM visits hartal victim Faruqe, Suman

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited critically injured Faruqe and Suman at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday morning, as the two lived on to bear the agonies of burns suffered in pre-hartal arson attacks.The two are undergoing treatment in the Burn and Plastic Surgery

One killed in Faridpur ÔÇ£crossfireÔÇØ

FARIDPUR:   A suspected robber leader was killed in an encounter between the members of Rapid Action Battalion and his associates at Nazirpur in Bhanga upazila early Wednesday.The dead was identified as Emdadul Haque Emda, hailed from Rajoir upazila of Madaripur district. He was an

Police-RMG workers road riot in Mirpur: 30 including 4 cops injured

DHAKA: At least 30 people were injured, including four cops, as garment workers clashed with law-enforcers at Shewrapara in the capital Wednesday in a backlash against Tuesday’s rampage and shutdown of a factory, witnesses said. Meanwhile, the demonstrating workers claimed that one of

8 Jamaat men arrested in Natore

NATORE: Police arrested eight members of Jamaat-e-Islami in a drive in the district Wednesday. The arrested include former district secretary Abdul Awal and City unit’s chief Sadekur Rahman. Earlier on Tuesday, Jamaat top brass Matiur Rahman Nizami, Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and

President returns from UK

DHAKA: President Md Zillur Rahman returned home on Tuesday evening after receiving treatment in the United Kingdom. Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury and Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni received him at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.The Dean of Diplomatic Corps, the British

ACC sues Mayor Khoka, dozen others for corruption

DHAKA: In a latest major development, the Anti-Corruption Commission filed a corruption case on Tuesday night against Mayor Sadek Hossain Khoka and a dozen other officials of Dhaka City Corporation.The others sued on the graft charge are Saifuddin Ahmed, Alamgir Hossain Khan, Mehedi Ali

Flood condition deteriorated in 6 districts

DHAKA: Kurigram, Habiganj, Comilla, Sirajganj, SunamganjFlash flood caused by heavy rainfall marooned a large portion of and Jamalpur districts. Thousands of people of these areas were caught by sudden flood, local administrations said.The local authorities have already demanded relief

Transport strike on 10 Barisal land routes called off

BARISAL: The district Bus owners’ Association on Tuesday evening called off their indefinite strike enforced in the morning on 10 local routes in protest against the launch of a bus service in Uzirpur upazila.As the Association withdrew the strike with intervention of the district

War criminalsÔÇÖ trial to be held in time: Qamrul

GOPALGANJ: State Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Advocate M Qamrul Islam Tuesday reiterated that the trial of war criminals would be completed within the tenure of the present government, may what come.“Jamaat-BNP allies are trying to save the war criminals creating

SC halts reinstatement of 85 election officers

DHAKA: Reinstatement of 85 sacked election officers got stalled as the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed for six weeks the Administrative Appellate Tribunal order that declared illegal the termination of their jobs.Chamber judge SK Sinha of the Appellate Division also

SEC raises renewal fee of beneficiary ownersÔÇÖ accounts

DHAKA: The Securities and Exchange Commission, the regulating body of the share markets, decided to raise the renewal fee of beneficiary owners (BO) accounts from Tk 300 to 500 with effect from July 1.Officials said the decision was taken Tuesday at a commission meeting.Executive Director

PM to visit Abuja to attend D-8 Summit

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave for Nigeria on July 7 on a three-day visit to attend the seventh D-8 Summit. “The PM will take part in the summit as a multilateral participant,” Saida Muna Tasneem, Director-General of the External Publicity Wing in the Foreign Office,

Apparel workersÔÇÖ agitation in Mirpur

DHAKA: Garment workers staged agitation in the city’s Mirpur area Tuesday to press their demands, including dues.The agitated workers of Outright Fashion took to the street at Sheorapara at about 3pm and later blockaded the busy Mirpur-Farmgate route.Meanwhile, police rushed to the spot

Top Jamaat leaders Nizami, Mujaheed, Sayedee, Rafiqul arrested

DHAKA: Jamaat leaders Moulana Matiur Rahman Nizami, Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, Delwar Hossain Sayedee and Rafiqul Islam Khan were arrested Tuesday, hours after an arrest warrant was issued against the top brass of the Islamic party for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.Bangladesh

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One convict executed in Rajshahi

NATORE: The death sentence of a dowry-greedy husband was executed in Rajshahi Central jail on Wednesday night, official sources said.The convict was Abu Bakkar, son of late Khair Uddin of village Paikpara under Lalpur upazila of the district. According to the case statement, Bakkar

One killed in Ctg ÔÇ£crossfireÔÇØ

CHITTAGONG: A top terror and robber was killed in a gunfight between Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members and his cohorts in city’s Dhumkhali Beribadh area under Mirsorai Thana on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Akteruzzaman Khushbu, top-listed terror and local robber.