Friday, 22 Oct, 2021

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42 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 42 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 Thursday (Oct 14). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Rahul, Priyanka open photo exhibition on Bangladesh liberation war

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Bangladesh Liberation War, Indian National Congress has initiated a photo exhibition. The exhibition started at the premises of its Delhi headquarters in Akbar Road, depicting several historical moments of 1971 through photographs. Former party

Covid-19 vaccine test run for school students from Thursday

The government is set to start coronavirus vaccine test run for school student students aged 12-17 years on Thursday. The vaccination programme will begin on that day at Colonel Malek Medical College in Manikganj. Health Minister Zahid Maleque will inaugurate the event while Health

Dengue: 2 die, 211 hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported two deaths and 211 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Wednesday morning (Oct 13), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With this, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease reached 82 this year. In the 24 hours, 163 dengue

8 human traffickers held in Dhaka

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have detained eight alleged members of an international human trafficking ring in the Badda and Savar areas of Dhaka. The arrestees are identified as ringleader Tutul, 38, his cohort Taiyab, 45, Jalal Uddin Limon, 38, Maruf Hasan,37, Jahangir

ADB announces climate financing $100b for member countries

The Asian Development Bank's will boost its climate financing goals by $20 billion to a new target of $100 billion for the 2019-2030 period and aims to launch its concept for retiring coal-fired power plants at the COP26 climate conference in Scotland next month, the lender's

Four die at RMCH Covid unit in last 24 hours

Four Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Wednesday morning (Oct 13). With this, 49 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from October 1 to till date. Of the deceased, two were the residents

Recruit manpower from Bangladesh, Dr Momen urges Serbia

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has urged Serbian government to recruit skilled and semi-skilled manpower from Bangladesh as Serbia’s ongoing and ambitious development programmes will require vast human resources. The minister offered Bangladeshi IT professionals, electricians

39 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 39 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 Wednesday (Oct 13). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Verdict in Raintree hotel rape case now on Oct 27

A Dhaka court has deferred the verdict in the case over rape of two female university students at a birthday party in The Raintree Hotel of the capital's Banani due to the illness of the judge. The court fixed October 27 for the verdict. Dhaka Women and Children Repression

Dengue: 2 die, 182 hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported two deaths and 182 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Tuesday morning (Oct 12), said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With this, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease reached 80 this year. In the 24 hours, 143 dengue

8 die at RMCH Covid unit in last 24 hours

Eight Covid-19 related fatalities were reported at the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) in the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning (Oct 12). With this, 45 people died of Covid-19 at the corona unit of RMCH from October 1 to till date. Of the deceased, three were the residents

Verdict in Raintree hotel rape case deferred

A Dhaka court has deferred the verdict in the case over rape of two female university students at a birthday party in The Raintree Hotel of the capital's Banani due to the illness of the judge. The court, however, has not yet fix any date for the verdict. Dhaka Women and

Five to die for killing Rajshahi college student 

A Rajshahi court on Tuesday sentenced five people to death for killing a college student in 2010. The court also acquitted nine others of the charge, as they were not found guilty. Judge of Rajshahi Speedy Trial Tribunal Anup Kumar pronounced the verdict in presence of the accused

Dr Yunus gets bail on surrender

A Dhaka court granted bail to Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus and three others in a case filed over the violation of labour laws. Earlier in the day, he surrendered before Dhaka's Third Labour Court on Tuesday and sought bail. After hearing on the case, the court granted his

50 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 50 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 Tuesday (Oct 12). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Babar jailed for 8 years in graft case

Former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar was sentenced to 8 years' rigorous imprisonment for amassing illegal wealth worth Tk 7.5 crore. Judge Mohammad Shahidul Islam of Dhaka Special Judges Court-7 passed the order after hearing the closing argument of both prosecution and

Death toll from Turag trawler capsize reaches 7

The death toll from the Turag trawler capsize has raised to seven divers recovered the bodies of a woman and her two-year old daughter today, two days. The deceased were identified as Rupayan Begum,30, and her daughter Jasmin. Lima Khanam, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil

PM mourns death of Dr Enamul Haque

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed profound shock at the death of Ekushey Padak winning eminent actor, play writer, director and teacher Dr Enamul Haque.   In a condolence message, the premier sought eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the

63 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 63 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 (Oct 11). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and