Tuesday, 16 Apr, 2024


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

Snatched JMB Rakib arrested in Tangail

TANGAIL: Law enforcers arrested Rakib Hasan, who was snatched by his fellow JMB members from police custody.  He was arrested from Sakhipur of Tangail around 3:45pm on Sunday.      Police Super of Mymensingh district Moinul Haque confirmed the matter to banglanews.Police trying to

Housewife commits suicide in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: A housewife allegedly committed suicide at Muslimabad Jail Para of Patenga Thana in the port city on Saturday late night.          The deceased was identified as Mita Barua, 19, daughter of Kanun Basu, hailed from Chandina upazila of Comilla district.  She used to

Polls to JS reserve seat Mar 29

DHAKA: The elections to reserve women seat will be held at Election Commsion office on March 29.Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed on Sunday announced the schedule of the polls.The voting will start 9:00am and continue till 5:00pm without any break.Joint secretary

Enayetur Rahim ICT-1 chairman

DHAKA: Supreme Court Justice M Enayetur Rahim has been appointed as chairman of the International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday.Law and Justice Department of the Law, Justice and Parliament Affairs ministry has issued a gazette notification in this regard.The post of the ICT-1 chairman fell

Bus plunge kills 2 in Dinajpur

DINAJPUR: Two people including a school girl were killed and 30 others injured in a road accident in Suzalpur village under Birganj Upazila of the district on Sunday morning.The deceased were identified as Soma Rani Roy, 14 and her mother Malati Rani Roy, 65.Sources said that a bus