Monday, 15 Apr, 2024

National

Xtraordinarily xcellent: The Nokia X family

DHAKA: Nokia on Monday introduced a brand new family of smartphones, the Nokia X family, a range of handsets that combines Nokia design, build quality and services with the ability to run Android apps.The first three phones in the family--the Nokia X, X+ and XL-- are priced between the

Ansar-transport workers clash injures 15

GOPALGANJ: At least 15 people, including locals, were injured in a clash between Ansar personnel and transport workers at Ghonapara intersection of the district on Monday morning.Locals said that the clash took place over taking sit in a bus.The law enforcers and the staff of the bus

BRAC-Titumir students clash in city

DHAKA: The students of Government Titumir College and BRAC University locked into a clash in city’s Gulshan area on Monday afternoon.    Police sources said that the agitated students of two institutions locked into the clash and blockaded the road from Gulshan-1 to Mohakhali

Now bounty Tk 5 lakh for 2 JMB

DHAKA: Bangladesh Police on Monday increased the bounty amount to Tk 5 lakh from Tk 2 lakh for each of the two Jama`atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) convicts snatched from prison van in Mymensingh district.  AIG (Media) Jalal Uddin Ahmed of police Headquarters confirmed the matter to

Rakib killed hours after recapture

TANGAIL: JMB cadre Rakib, 35, who escaped on Sunday only to be nabbed within hours, was killed in a gunfight between his associates and the police in Tangail’s Sakhipur on Monday.Rakib was awarded death sentence for the murder of Joseph Gani Gomez Mandal.Sources said that in a drive law

Accused stanched again, 7 cops hurt

MUNSHIGANJ: An accused was snatched away by relatives attacking police at Gozaria upazila of the district early Monday.The escaped man is Jamal Hossain, 29, accused of a rape case.Locals said police arrested Jamal, nephew of upazila chairman aspirant Kalim Ullah of Jatiya Party, in the

JnU students declare fresh prog

DHAKA: Students of Jagannath University (JnU) on Monday announced fresh programs after organizing a protest rally in front of the National Press Club.The programs are a two-day mass signature collection from 9:00am to 1:00pm Tuesday, peaceful protest rally from 1:00pm to 2:00pm on the day

Rana murdered over cable operating business

DHAKA: Dhaka Metropolitan Detective Branch of police unearthed the motive behind the killing of Swechhasebok League leader Rana.Two suspects—Kamrun, 20, and Saddam, 20—were held from Shibchar upazila of Madaripur district early Monday for their alleged involvement in the killing.DMP

Train kills man in city

DHAKA: A youth, aged around 25, was killed as a train hit him on the rail track in city’s Dayaganj Bridge area on Monday.The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.Locals said that the accident took place in the area around 9:00am, leaving him injured

Counter terrorism bureau on cards

DHAKA: The government decided to constitute a Counter Terrorism Bureau to keep the arrested militants under surveillance.Joint Commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Manirul Islam came up with the disclosure on Monday.He also said that the bureau will monitor the trial procedure

ACC quizzes ex-minister Ruhul Haque

DHAKA: Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has quizzed former Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr. A. F. M. Ruhal Haque for the allegation of earning wealth illegally.Deputy Director of ACC Mirza Jahidul Alam interrogated him at fifth floor of Anti-Corruption commission headquarters in the

3 held with fake currency,equipments

DHAKA: A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-2 held three people with huge fake currencies and currency making equipments from Hazaribagh of the capital early Monday.RAB-2 Operation Officer Rayhan Uddin Khan confirmed the matter to banglanews.Details will be disclosed in a press release

Voting ends, counting on in Pirganj

DHAKA: The voting in Pirganj upazila ended amid tight security and the counting of the votes started.    The voting started from 8:00am and continued till 4:00pm on Monday without any break.Three chairman-aspirants in the upazila are Awami League supported Shahadat Hossain Bakul, rebel

3 JMB men among 6 sued

MYMENSINGH: Three cases have been filed with Trishal Thana following the incident of snatching JMB members away from prison van.Mentioning six names, Senior Sub-Inspector Mokhlesur Rahman filed the cases early Monday.Trishal Thana Officer-in-Charge Firoz Talukdar confirmed the matter to

Convicted JMB man Rakib killed

TANGAIL: JMB member Rakib, 35, who was snatched and later held on Sunday, was killed in a gunfight between his cohorts and law enforcers in Sakhipur of Tangail early Monday.Rakib was awarded death sentence earlier for the murder of Joseph Gani Gomez Mandal.Sources said that in a drive law

Robi gets ‘best employer award’ in World HRD Congress

DHAKA: Robi Axiata Ltd, the country’s second largest mobile operator in terms of revenue, has been awarded the 5th 2014, recently.The “Best Employer of the Year” Award is one of the most coveted of HRD Congress events and vied for by companies around the world, according to the

India provides Development Assistance in Barguna

DHAKA: Pankaj Saran, High Commissioner of India to Dhaka, and Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu MP of Barguna jointly inaugurated 200 deep tube wells in Barguna Sadar, Amtoli and Taltoli upazilas of Barguna district Sunday.  This project was funded by Government of India as part of an initiative

Road crash kills woman in city

DHAKA: A woman was killed and two others were injured in a road accident in Agargaon area of the capital Sunday afternoon.The deceased was identified as Nargis Ara Aktar, 32, wife of Hares Mia of Tejkunipara in Tejgaon, hailed from Madaripur Sadar.The injured--Rashida Begum, and her

Boat capsize kills 1 in N’ganj

NARAYANGANJ: A woman was killed and six others were injured in a boat capsize in Kheyaghat area in Narayanganj on Sunday afternoon after two trawlers knocked the boat on Sunday afternoon.The deceased was identified as Sharifa Begum, 62. Two other people went missing in the incident, said

Robbery at BD HC house in Nairobi

DHAKA: Bangladesh High Commissioner to Kenya Wahidur Rahman was attacked and robbed of cash and valuables at his residence in Nairobi on Saturday night. Police and guards at his compound said Rahman escaped unhurt after the 9:00pm incident in which he was robbed more than Sh170,000, a