Saturday, 13 Aug, 2022

National

Bus fares go up by 35 paisa per km in city, 40 paisa in long route

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on Saturday (Aug 6) night announced new fares for public transport services in the city and highways in the wake of increased fuel price. It increased bus fare by35 paisa per km for movement within city and 40 paisa for long journey. The

Sheikh Kamal always a symbol of eternal youth: Speaker

Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury on Saturday said that Sheikh Kamal would live from generation to generation as a symbol of eternal youth. "Bangladesh's emerging multi-dimensional talent Sheikh Kamal was a shining star in sports, culture and theater...

Chinese FM Wang Yi arrives in Dhaka

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi arrived in the capital this afternoon (Aug 6) to discuss bilateral, regional, and global issues with Bangladesh's leadership. Agriculture minister and Awami League presidium member Muhammad Abdur Razzaque received the Chinese foreign minister at

739 killed in 632 road accidents in July 

At least 739 people died in 632 road accidents across the country during the month of July this year, according to a report of the Road Safety Foundation. Of the total deaths, 105 were women and 109 were children while 104 were students of different educational institutions in the

Fuel price hike: Transport owners to sit with BRTA in afternoon 

Transport owners, who have demanded bus fares to be adjusted as per the increased fuel prices, will sit in a meeting with the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) at 5 pm Saturday (August 6). Secretary General of Bangladesh Road Transport Owners Association Khandkar Enayet Ullah

Mild heat wave likely to abate in four districts

The ongoing mild heat wave may abate at four districts of the country, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin on Saturday (August 06).  "Mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Rangpur, Rajshahi, Pabna and Sayedpur and it may abate," said the

62 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 62 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 Saturday (Aug 6). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

Mirsharai train crash: Death toll reaches 12 as one more dies

Mohammed Ayat, another victim of the Mirsarai train-microbus collision died at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Friday (August 5, 2022), raising the death toll to 12. CMCH Neurosurgery Department Head Professor Dr SM Noman Khaled Chowdhury said that Ayat died around 2:15pm

Father-daughter die, 3 sustains in Sylhet road accident

At least two including a child were killed and 3 others sustained as the car carrying them fell into a canal beside Sylhet-Tamabil highway at Jaintapur Upazila in Sylhet on Friday (August 5). The deceased were identified as Rubel Ahmed (35), from Shibpur Upazila in Narsingdi, and his

Bangladesh offers Nepal to use Mongla, Chattogram seaports

Bangladesh on Friday again (August 5) offered Nepal to use Mongla and Chattogram seaports alongside Syedpur airport for mutual benefits. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina made the offer when while a visiting parliamentary delegation from Nepal paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister at

Two more arrested over robbery, rape on moving bus in Tangail

Police have arrested two more people in connection with the robbery on a moving bus and subsequent gang-rape on a female passenger in Tangail. The arrestees were identified as Md Abdul Awal (30) and Nurnobi (26). Police arrested Awal from Sutrapur Tankalikoyr village of Kaliakair

Chemically prepared cow's milk from Manikganj sold in Dhaka

One was arrested for allegedly making pure cow's milk at home with powder, water, and chemicals in Manikganj. The identity of the arrestee is Ataur Rahman. He was selling adulterated milk for the last six years However, in this raid, more than 150 liters of adulterated milk were

Met office predicts light to moderate rain

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur in many places over the country, said a Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) bulletin valid for 24 hours commencing at 9 am on Friday (August 5).  According to the bulletin, light

Nine sports personalities, 2 org receives NSC Award

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina distributed Sheikh Kamal National Sports Council Award-2022 among nine sports personalities and two organizations in seven categories. The premier joined the award distribution ceremony virtually in city's Osmani Memorial Auditorium from her official

51 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 51 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 Friday (August 5). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized

Sheikh Kamal’s 73rd birth anniversary today

The 73rd birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is being observed in a befitting manner today. Born on August 5, 1949 at Tungipara in Gopalganj, Sheikh Kamal was a former executive member of the central committee of

Teacher lashes on 65 students in Satkhira

A teacher named Mithun Kumar Mondal, an instructor in the chemistry department, has been alleged of lashed 65 students on Thursday (August 4). The incident took place at Shyamnagar Government Technical School and College at Munshiganj Shyamnagar Upazila in Satkhira. According to the

Sheikh Kamal’s 73rd birth anniversary tomorrow

The 73rd birth anniversary of Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be observed in a befitting manner tomorrow. Sheikh Kamal was born on August 5, 1949, at Tungipara in Gopalganj, he was a former executive member of the central

Sheikh Kamal was first martyr of August 15 bloodshed: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said assassins killed Bangabandhu's eldest son Sheikh Kamal at first on the black night of August 15, 1975, at Dhanmondi-32 number. Though the group of coward assassins killed Sheikh Kamal physically, the path he showed, his principles and guidelines in

Sheikh Kamal was shining star in sports & cultural arena: President

Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was a shining star in the country’s sports and cultural arena said, President M Abdul Hamid. He said Sheikh Kamal along with his friends established a theatre troupe named ‘Dhaka