Saturday, 13 Aug, 2022

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Huge gold, silver robbed from Ishwardi's Molla jewellers

A group of unidentified miscreants robbed 15 bhori of gold and 300 bhori of silver from Molla Jewellers at Ishwardi in Pabna. The incident took place at Sahapur union under the Upazila on Sunday (August 7) night.  Ashraful Islam Maruf, the owner of Molla Jewellers, said a group

BRTA publishes new fare chart 

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has published a new transport fare chart for various routes after rescheduling fares. BRTA released the rescheduled fare list on their website on Monday (August 08). According to the chart, the passenger fare of diesel-powered buses and

Torture cell in Cox's Bazar hotel-motel zone unearthed, 4 rescued 

Tourist police unearthed a torture cell in the hotel-motel zone of Cox's Bazar and rescued four people illegally detained and tortured there. They conducted the drive early Monday based on an information and also nabbed 11 members of the gang involved in the criminal

Rohingya man shot dead in Teknaf 'over dominance’  

A Rohingya man was killed in a shootout between two groups of Rohingyas 'over dominance' in the hilly area near Nayapara registered refugee camp at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar.  The deceased identified as Md. Ibrahim (30), son of Abdur Razzak, was a resident of C-Block of

Uttara warehouse blast death toll reaches 4 as one more dies

Another burn victim of the explosion in a scrap godown at Rajabari of Uttara died at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery early Monday, raising the death toll to four. Md Mizanur, 35, breathed his last at the institute around 1:00am, said Inspector Bachchu

PM distributes Bangamata Padak- 2022

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Aug 8) distributed "Bangamata Begum Fazilatun Nesa Mujib Padak-2022" among five distinguished women for their outstanding contributions to various fields marking the 92nd birth anniversary of the wife of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

47 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 47 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Monday (August 8). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

Bangamata's 92nd birth anniversary today

The 92nd birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is being observed today (Aug 8) in a befitting manner across the country. Bangamata was born on August 8 in 1930 at Tungipara village in Gopalganj. 

3 busses fined for overcharging in Shariatpur

The mobile court fined three buses total Tk 60,000 for charging extra fares than the government fixed fares in Shariatpur. Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mandeep Gharai on Sunday (August 7) conducted a mobile court at the municipal bus stand and imposed the fine. The transport

Train fare likely to go up, says railway minister

After the increase in bus fares, the government has now come up with the indication of increasing railway fares due to the price hike of fuel.  Railway Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon on Sunday (August 7) said: “There is huge gap between fares of bus and train. The difference

RAB arrests 7 men of 'Tension Group' in Narayanganj

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested seven people of the juvenile gang 'Tension Group' including its leader Raisul Islam Shimando from Siddhirganj in Narayanganj. RAB 11 ASP Rizwan Saeed Ziku disclosed the matter through a press release issued on Sunday noon

7yr in condemned cell despite acquittal: HC orders judicial inquiry

The High Court (HC) on Sunday (Aug 7) ordered a judicial inquiry into the allegation of a person who had been locked up in the condemned cell of Chattogram central jail for seven long years despite getting acquittal in a murder case. A High Court division bench comprising Justice

5 held over gang rape on Moving bus in Gazipur

Police arrested five persons in a case filed over gang-raping a woman after throwing her husband off the bus in Gazipur on Saturday (August 6). The arrestees are Rakib Molla (23), son of Ali Akbar of Daripara village at Araihajar in Narayanganj, Suman Khan (20), son of late Sanwar of

Met office predicts light to moderate rain

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over the country, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin valid for 24 hours commencing at 9 am on Sunday (Aug 7). "Light to moderate rain or

Mobile courts to stop extra bus fares in Dhaka

Seven magistrates are running mobile courts on the roads of the capital from this morning to stop extra bus fares and implement new fares set by the government on Sunday (August 7). Road Secretary ABM Aminullah Noori announced this at a press conference at Bangladesh Road Transport

92nd birth anniversary of Bangamata tomorrow

The 92nd birth anniversary of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be observed tomorrow. Bangamata was born on August 8 in 1930 at Tungipara village in Gopalganj. She was killed brutally along with Father of the

Dhaka, Beijing signs four instruments

Dhaka and Beijing on Sunday (Aug 07) signed four MoUs and agreements on different cooperation after visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held an hour-long bilateral meeting with his Bangladesh counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen.  Cooperation on infrastructure

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi leaves Dhaka 

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi left Dhaka on Sunday (Aug 7) morning after wrapping up his 17 hours visit to Bangladesh. A special aircraft carrying Chinese Foreign Minister left Dhaka for Mongolia at 10:45am Foreign Minister Momen saw Wang off at Hazrat

64 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 64 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Sunday (August 7). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

FM Momen holds bilateral meeting with Chinese FM Wang Yi

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi hold a bilateral meeting on Sunday (Aug 7) morning. The meeting between Foreign Minister Momen and his Chinese counterpart Wang was taken place at Sonargaon Hotel this morning They have