Monday, 15 Apr, 2024


Bullet-wounded BD-man dies in India

KURIGRAM: Bullet-wounded Bangladeshi cattle trader, who was shot by Border Security Force (BSF) of India on Saturday morning, from Fulbari frontier area died in India on Saturday night.The deceased was identified as Mukul Mia, son of Ismail Hossain, hailed from Balatari village under

9 individuals and BARI named

DHAKA: Nine individuals and an organization will get Swadhinata Award for their glorious and outstanding contribution in nation level to the greater interest of the county.    Of the awardees, eight individuals will get the award in posthumous.A press release from cabinet department

Investigation against Babul starts

GAZIPUR: The district administration started investigation against Nurul Islam Babul, Chairman of Jamuna Group, and his associates for their alleged involvement with the murder of three blind men and appropriating properties of Jatiya Andha Sangstha in the district.Deputy Commissioner of

Govt issues alert for Bangladeshis

DHAKA: The government of Bangladesh on Sunday asked its citizens in Kunming of China to remain alert hours after knife-wielding terrorists stormed into a railway station and stabbed dead 29 people.     The Foreign Affairs Ministry has issued the alert in the afternoon.    

Bangladesh to be pioneer of developing countries: Mozena

MUNSHIGANJ: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan W Mozena on Sunday said Bangladesh would be the pioneer of developing countries in the world within a short span of time.The US diplomat came up with the observation in a view exchanging meeting with officials of administration at Deputy

Indictment hearing on March 27

CHITTAGONG: A Chittagong court Sunday took the charge sheet against nine people including Mufti Izharul Islam, senior Nayeb-e-Ameer of Hefazat-e- Islam into cognizance in three cases of explosion in a madrasa in the port city.  Chittagong Metropolitan Sessions Judge SM Mujibur Rahman

JS sitting resumes

DHAKA: The 13th day of first session of the current parliament resumed at 5:00pm Sunday.        The session started with speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury in the chair.                    Earlier on Thursday, deputy speaker Fazley Rabbi Mia adjourned the House

N’ganj gas line blast burns 5

DHAKA: Five people received burn injuries as a gas pipeline of a dyeing factory exploded in Enayetnagar area under Fatullah thana of Narayanganj on Sunday morning.The injured were identified as Shafiqul Islam, M Shamim, M Akkas, M Monir and M Tariqul. All of them are workers of the

HC summons Prothom Alo joint editor

DHAKA: The High Court issued a contempt of court rule against Bangla daily ‘Prothom Alo’ Editor Motiur Rahman and joint editor Mizanur Rahman Khan for publishing columns in the daily.In the suo moto rule, the court also asked Mizanur Rahman to appear before it in person on March 6 and

Bus plunge kills 2 in Barisal

BARISAL: Two people were killed in a road accident in Babuganj upazila of the district early Sunday.The deceased was identified Rustom Ali, 35, driver of the bus and Yeazmul, 30, bus supervisor.Local sources said that a Patuakhali-bound passenger bus from Dhaka plunged into a roadside

Arms-thief killed in Magura

MAGURA: A youth was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Gobra village under Shalikha upazila of the district on Saturday night.The deceased was identified as Razu Biswas, 25, son of Jalil Biswas of Harishpur village.Shalika thana officer-in-charge Biplob Kumer Nath told banglanews

1 killed in Ctg road crash

CHITTAGONG: A person was killed and five others were injured in a road accident on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway at Patiya upazilla of the district on Saturday afternoon.The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.Fakhrul Islam, Sub-Inspector of Patiya Highway Police

2 killed in Moulvibazar road crash

MOULVIBAZAR: Two motorcyclists were killed in a road accident at Sadar upazila of the district on Saturday.The deceased were identified as Jilu Mia, 40, son of Nawab Ullah and and Sijil Mia, residents of Sadhuhati village of Monumukh union under Sadar upozilla.Local sources said a rashly

BSF detains bullet-wounded Bangladeshi

KURIGRAM: Border Security Force (BSF) of India nabbed a bullet-wounded Bangladeshi cattle trader from Fulbari frontier area of the district on Saturday morning.The detained was identified as Mukul Mia, son of Ismail Hossain, hailed from Balatari village under Fulbari upazila.BGB sources

Train kills journalist in city

DHAKA: A journalist was killed as a train knocked him down near Joarsahara rail crossing area on Saturday morning.The deceased was identified as Jahirul Islam Firoz, 30, reporter of Palli Bangla, a regional newspaper is published from Barisal.Assistant Sub-Inspector of Railway Thana

N’ganj road crash kills schoolgirl

NARAYANGANJ: A 12-year old schoolgirl was killed and another one injured in a road accident in Araihazar upazila of the district on Saturday afternoon.The deceased was identified as Smriti Rani, 12, daughter of one Dilip Das, hailed from Jhaupara area of the upazila.The injured--Ratna

2 killed in Habiganj road crash

HABIGANJ: Two motorcyclists were killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Chargaon area under Bahubal upazila of the district on Saturday afternoon.The deceased were identified as Jahir Mia, 35, son of Abdur Rahman and Ranu Chandra Roy, 26, son of Bonomali Roy residents of the

Man found dead in Magura

MAGURA: An elderly mad was found dead in Sabdalpur Bridge area under Sripur upazila of the district on Saturday morning.The deceased was identified as Bablu Fakir, 55, son of one late Amanat Fakir from Shailkupa upazilla of Jhenidah district.On Information, law enforcers recovered the

Voting in Moheskhali ends, counting on

MOHESKHALI (COX’S BAZAR): The voting in Moheskhali upazila, in the second phase of the fourth Upazila Parishad elections, ended peacefully amid tight security.The voting started from 8:00am in the morning and ended at 4:00pm Saturday.Some 25 candidates are vying for three

Rangamati road crash injures 23

RANGAMATI: Some 23 students were injured as a picnic bus turned turtle in Chitmaram area under Kaptai upazilla of the district on Saturday. The injured are the students of Chittagong BN School and College.Local sources said the students carrying bus overturned area around 11:00am as its