Monday, 15 Apr, 2024


Purbachal and Uttara plot

Dhaka: The government will go for handing over the allotment documents of Purbachal and Uttrara project-3 among the owners in next month.A total of 5611 plots of Purbachal new city and more than 600 plots of Uttara project-3 would be handed over, said officials of RAZUK.Nurul Huda,

Ittefaq gets new address

Dhaka: The age-old Bengali newspaper ‘The Daily Ittefaq’ got a new address for publishing from Friday, completing the process of ownership transfer among the successors. The daily will have a new printer`s line as well with the changed address of Kajlar Paar, Demra Road, Dhaka-1205,

Student killed in road accident in Khulna

KHULNA: A college student was killed on Friday noon when a human hauler ran him down on Sheikh Bari Intersection of Khornia union under Dumuria upazila. The deceased was identified as Sheikh Babul Hasan, 23, a 2nd-year student of Political Science of BL College. He also worked as

War-crime-trial issue lands in House of Lords

DHAKA: The government has given special instruction for collecting verbatim the proceedings of a much-talked-about seminar at the House of Lords of the British Parliament on Bangladesh’s War Crime Act. “Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) directed us Thursday to collect the information

Maritime ports to hoist signal No 3

CHITTAGONG: Offloading imports from ships at outer-anchorage of Chittagong seaport was suspended Friday as the Bay of Bengal remained rough amid inclement weather. Executive director of Bangladesh Water Transport Coordination Cell Nizam Uddin told that though the

JU to open 3 new faculties, 4 depts

Savar: Good news for students desperately seeking scope for higher education as Jahangirnagar University is going to open three new faculties and four departments.The faculties are Medical, Engineering and Fine Arts while the departments are Media Studies, Comparative Literature, Women

Stern action against chaos during hartal: DMP Commissioner

DHAKA: Dhaka’s police boss AKM Shahidul Haque Friday warned of stern action if any indiscipline or anarchy takes place during the June 27 hartal called by main opposition BNP backed by its allies.  “Police will not prevent BNP from conducting peaceful activities. But strict action

Girl killed, dumped in bil in Comilla

COMILLA: A young girl was killed, stuffed in a gunny bag and then dumped in Kalakankandy bil of Titas in Doudkandi upazila of the district.Police on Friday morning recovered the badly decomposed body of the unidentified girl, aged about 19, from the spot in a bizarre scene, as

Suspected killer mother from Adabar remanded

DHAKA: Ayesha Humayara, a young housewife who allegedly disposed of her only child in cahoots with her suitor in the capital’s Adabar area, was Friday remanded for four days to unravel the homicidal plot.She was arrested Thursday by Adabar police in a case filed by her businessman

Bangura gas mine in Comilla rebounds into production

DHAKA: The breakdown-ridden Bangura gas field in Comilla district resumed production on Thursday night with three of its four wells spewing the fossil fuel in full swing, officials said Friday.Petrobangla Chairman Dr. Hossain Monsur told that operation of the three

Factional clash foils CoxÔÇÖs Bazar BCL council

COX’S BAZAR: The scheduled biennial council of the district Chhatra League could not be held on Thursday night due to a clash between two factions in the unit of the pro-Awami League student organization. Witnesses and police said the trouble started at about 9:30pm just before the

Tender terrorism: Abducted fisherman rescued

Jhenidah: Local Awami League men allegedly kidnapped a fisherman here Thursday as he submitted tender to get lease of a ‘Jalmahal’ ignoring their dictate.   The victim, Moni Kumar, son of Sree Kesto of Kumaridaha village in Shailokupa upazila, was rescued by police on Thursday night

Factional clash foils CoxÔÇÖs Bazar BCL council

COX’S BAZAR: The biennial council of district Chhatra League could not be held on Thursday night due to a clash between two factions of the unit. The clash started at about 9:30pm just before the inauguration of the council at the District Cultural Center. Both groups locked into a

8 killed, 9 injured in Ctg, Bogra road crashes

DHAKA: At least eight people were killed and nine injured in two terrible road accidents in Chittagong and Bogra districts Friday—in both the cases two vehicles colliding head-on.In Chittagong, at least five people were killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between a

Separate road mishaps leave 2 dead, 10 injured in Pabna

PABNA: Two road accidents Thursday left two people dead and 10 injured in Bera and Chatmohor upazilas in the district.Witnesses said a recklessly driven truck knocked a human hauler, locally called Nasiman, off the Pabna-Chatmahar highway into a roadside ditch at Railbazar at around

Move on to impose ÔÇÿ71 sensitive issue on Jamaat: Nizami

DHAKA: Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Thursday alleged that an ill effort is being carried out for misleading the nation by making the party scapegoat for the sensitive issue of 1971.“All means are being tried to stop the Islamic movement in the country,” said the party Emir, Matiur

HC refuges writ against govt-formed poll committee for FFs

DHAKA: The High Court Thursday rejected the writ petition filed against the committee formed by the government to hold election to the Muktijoddha central command council.Justice Moinul Islam and Justice AKM Abdul Halim issued the order.Earlier, the government formed a five-member

RMG worker stabbed to death in Savar

SAVAR: A young garment worker was stabbed to death on Thursday noon in Chhayabithi area of the municipality.The deceased was identified as Alamgir, 26, of village Majhgaon in Sathia Thana of Pabna.Alamgir was a worker of Bandho Design, a readymade garment factory in Jamgara area of

Non-government primary teachersÔÇÖ ultimatum to govt: meet demands by July 31

DHAKA:  Leaders of country’s non-government primary schoolteachers Thursday issued an ultimatum giving the government until July 31 to meet their demands, including nationalization of their jobs, failing which they would go for a “greater movement”.Addressing a news conference at

3 bail appeals of Mahmudur rejected

DHAKA: A Dhaka Court Thursday rejected the bail petitions of Mahmudur Rahman, the acting editor of the recently closed Bengali daily Amar Desh, in connection with three cases.With permission of the court, Mahmudur Rahman spoke out in the court about what happened to him during