Monday, 15 Apr, 2024


Construction to begin in 4 months

DHAKA: The construction works of main structure of the much-talked-about Padma Bridge will begin within four months, said communications minister Obaidul Quader.He was addressing a meeting, organized by ‘Amra Surjamukhi’ at Central Public Library in Shahbagh Saturday noon.Three firms

BD to win against India too

CHITTAGONG: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed hopes that Bangladesh also will win against India in the case on maritime boundary dispute in the same way of Myanmar.The premier was addressing a commissioning ceremony of two warships of Bangladesh Navy at Chittagong naval base on

Son kills father in Jessore

JESSORE: A mentally challenged person chopped his father to death and injured his mother critically in Mathpara area of the town early Saturday.The victim was identified as Wajiullah, 60, resident of the area.Police sources said that Alauddin chopped his parents indiscriminately at their

8 hit by bullets in Munshiganj

MUNSHIGANJ: At least eight people sustained bullet injures in a clash between police and BNP activists in Sipahipara area under Sadar Upazila of the district on Saturday morning.The critically injured are Sadar Upazila BNP president Mohammad Hossain Pusti, activists Rasel Bapari, Jitu

2 of a family killed at Ashulia

ASHULIA, DHAKA: Two members of a family were killed in a road accident in Niribili bus stand area of Ashulia on Saturday morning.The deceased were identified as Rupchan Mandal and his grandson Shahinur,5, hailed from Manikganj district.Family sources said that a three wheeler rammed into

Nat’l medical interns go on indefinite strike

DHAKA: The intern doctors of National Medical Institute and Hospital on Saturday called strike for indefinite period demanding punishment of accused word boy. Sources said that following an incident vandalism and clash took place in the hospital and protesting the incident intern doctors

Hartal observed in Munshiganj

MUNSHIGANJ: The dawn-to-dusk hartal, called by the upazila BNP, passed off peacefully in Sadar upazila of the district on Saturday.The party enforced the general strike in the upazila demanding re-election at the upazila.BNP activists brought out separate processions in the town and

Language hero Syed Uddin Ahmed dies

RAJSHAHI: Language movement hero Syed Uddin Ahmed passed away at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital early Saturday.He was 84. Syed Uddin breathed his last at 3:00am leaving behind three sons, a daughter and numerous well wishers. After Johr prayer, his namaz-e-janaza will be held at Boro

Kader Siddique’s appeal hearing Sunday

DHAKA: The hearing on appeal filed by Bongobir Kader Siddique to get back his nomination to vie for Tangail-8 constituency by-polls will be held on Sunday.Returning officer cancelled the nomination paper of Krishak Sramik Janata League president Kader Siddique due to loan default on

Voting in Moheskhali upazila underway

MOHESKHALI: The voting in Moheskhali upazila is underway from Saturday morning in the second phase of Upazila Parishad elections amid tight security.Some 25 candidates are vying for three posts—chairman, vice-chairman and woman vice-chairman—in the upazila. Moheskhali upazila Nirbahi

Madaripur road crash kills schoolboy

MADARIPUR: A schoolboy was killed in a road accident in Boilgram area under Rajoir upazila of the district on Friday.The victim was identified as Jumman, 8, student of class (i) of a local school and son of Ibrahim Sheikh, resident of the area.Police sources said that a Dhaka bound

3 killed in Ashulia road crashes

SAVAR: Three people were killed in two separate road accidents in Ashulia, the outskirt of capital Dhaka on Friday night.       Two of the deceased were identified as van pullers of the area Barek, 45 and Azad 35.  The identity of the other deceased could not be known immediately.

Bangladesh to be developed

SYLHET: The premier of the country Sheikh Hasina said that the country is developing day by day and will develop specially in producing power.  Hasina came up with the assertion while she was inaugurating Sylhet Divisional Stadium on Friday afternoon, where the upcoming T-20 World Cup

2-robbers lynched in M’singh

MYMENSINGH: Two suspected robbers were lynched by an angry mob in Shantiganj Bazar area under Bhaluka upazila of the district on early Friday.The deceased were identified as Saiful Islam, 45 and Rafiqul Islam, 35.                Local sources said a gang of robbers were

Pro-BNP panel sweep Dhaka Bar polls

DHAKA: Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Oikya Parishad, the BNP-Jamaat backed blue panel, swept the election to Dhaka Bar Association, bagging all the 10 posts, including president and general secretary.On the other hand, Awami League backed candidates only won nine posts of member out of 25.Chief

Road crash kills 2 in M’singh

MYMENSINGH: Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident in Meherpur area of Bhaluka upazila of the district on Friday morning.The deceased were identified as Hannan Munshi, 55 and Jamir Uddin 32, hailed from Gazipur.Local sources said that a passenger bus collided head

US customary report on BD Human Rights

New York: On human rights condition in Bangladesh, US government has released the customary report. Like every year the US while reporting on the human rights condition of different countries of the globe also pointed out Bangladesh situation.  Regarding Bangladesh the US reports that

PM inaugurates green stadium in Sylhet

SYLHET: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday afternoon has inaugurated Sylhet Divisional Stadium, which is called country’s first green stadium, where the upcoming T-20 world Cup Cricket will be held.         Earlier by a special flight carrying Prime Minister landed at Sylhet

Bus plunge kills 3 in Comilla

COMILLA: Three people were killed and 25 others injured in a road accident in at Sonakanda under Muradnagar Upazila of the district on Friday morning.The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.Sources said a Comilla-bound bus plunged into a roadside ditch in the area at

Wounded Jessore AL man dies

JESSORE: An activist of Awami League, who was injured in Thursday’s poll violence in Chaughachha upazila, succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Friday morning.The deceased was identified as Fazlur Rahman, 50, son of Kubad Ali, of Hakimpur union of the upazila.