Sunday, 04 Dec, 2022

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Bangladesh will play World Cup football, PM hopes 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday (Nov 23) expressed her hope that Bangladeshi boys and girls will play the World Cup Football.  She came up with the expectation while addressing a prize distribution ceremony of Bangabandhu Inter-University Sports Championship-2022. 

Imdadul Haq Milan appointed Editor-in-Chief of Kaler Kantho

Imdadul Haq Milan, noted litterateur and director of East West Media Group Ltd (EWMGL), has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the Kaler Kantho, owned by country’s largest industrial conglomerate Bashundhara Group. Imdadul Haq Milan earlier severed as the Editor of the

Banks not allowed to file cheque dishonour case

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday (Nov 23) issued an order saying no bank or financial institute will be allowed to file cheque dishonour case while recovering loan.   A single judge bench of Justice Md Ashraful Kamal passed the order, allowing an appeal of a customer, who has been

Dogs bite six people in Chandpur

At least six people including four children were injured as dogs bit them in two villages of Chandpur's Faridganj upazila. The incident happened in Dhanua and Shobhan villages of Gobindpur union of the upazila on Wednesday (Nov 23) afternoon. The injured are Rafi, 11, Tashlima,

101 drug dealers jailed for 1.5 years in Cox's Bazar

A Cox's Bazar court on Wednesday (Nov 23) sentenced 101 yaba peddlers to one and half years of imprisonment and fined Tk 20,000 each in a drugs case. All of the yaba peddlers, who surrendered in the district nearly four years ago, were acquitted of the arms case. The verdict was

Deputy secretary Rezaul Karim sent on forced retirement

The government has sent Deputy Secretary AKM Rezaul Karim, who is accused in a rape case, on forced retirement. Rezaul Karim, also director of Jatiya Grantha Kendra, was found guilty in the departmental proceedings, reads a gazette notification issued by the Ministry of Public

Govt to procure 1.40 lakh tones of fertilizer

The government today (Nov 23) approved separate proposals for procuring some 1.40 lakh metric tons of urea and MOP fertilizer. The approvals came from the 35th meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) this year held virtually with Finance Minister AHM Mustafa

Fire at Chawkbazar shoe shop doused 

The fire broke out at a shoe shop in Chawkbazar area of Chattogram on Tuesday night. Two fire service units with four vehicles rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control. Senior station officer of Chandanpura Fire Service Md Shahidul Islam confirmed the matter. He

Hosne Ara Lutfa gets AL nod for Rangpur city polls

Awami League on Wednesday (Nov 23) nominated Advocate Hosne Ara Lutfa Dalia as its mayoral candidate to contest the Rangpur City Corporation poll slated for December 27. Office secretary of Awami League Barrister Biplab Barua confirmed the news. Awami League General Secretary

Covered van hits motorbike, kills youth in Brahmanbaria

A youth was killed as a covered van ran over his motorbike in Brahmanbaria on Wednesday (Nov 23). The deceased was identified as Payal Sardar, 28, son of Qayyum Sardar of Deli village at Khadera union in Kasba upazila. The accident took place at Sultanpur of Sadar Upazila on

Three drug dealers held in Savar

Dhaka District North DB Police arrested three drug peddlers along with Cholaimad and hemp in separate drives in Ashulia of Savar. DB Police disclosed two separate matters through a press release on Wednesday (Nov 23) morning. The arrestees were identified as Md. Hubaira Khokon,

Avoid Airport Road for 60 hours from tomorrow

The Dhaka Bus Rapid Transit Company Ltd (Dhaka BRT) authorities have urged Dhaka city dwellers to avoid the airport road for 60 hours from Thursday (Nov 24) evening due to the development work of the BRT project. The development work will continue under special management from 6pm on

2 truck helpers killed in Dhaka-Mawa highway accident

Two truck helpers were killed as one hit another one in Rajendrapur on the Dhaka-Mawa highway early Wednesday (Nov 23). The deceased were Hossain Sheikh, 24, and Imon, 19. Both were the helpers of the two trucks. Sohal Mandal, driver of one truck, was also injured in the accident.

DU student dies after falling from Jagannath Hall roof

A Dhaka University student died after falling from one of the buildings of Jagannath Hall in the campus on Wednesday (Nov 23) morning.  The deceased was identified as Limon Kumar Roy (23), a third year student of Institute of Education and Research of the university. 

Bashundhara Group works for welfare of journalists: Sayem Sobhan Anvir

Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir said the largest business conglomerate of the country always stands beside journalists and works for their sake. He made the statement as leaders of the Chattogram Union of Journalists (CUJ) accorded a floral reception to him at

40 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Wednesday (Nov 23) arrested 40 persons for their alleged involvement in selling and consuming drugs. Being informed, the DMP’s police and detective units conducted the anti-drug campaign in

Japan, UNFPA sign $3.7 million assistance to Rihingyas

Japan will provide 3.7 million dollar more through UNFPA for the assistance to Rohingyas residing in Bhasan Char and host communities in Noakhali district. The contribution will be used for improving access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, protecting the dignity and

Light fog in early hours, dry weather for rest of tomorrow

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today (Nov 22) predicted light fog in the early hours tomorrow while dry weather for the rest of the day as the winter is approaching across the country. According to BMD bulletin, weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over

ECNEC approves 8 projects worth Tk 4,826.21cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today (Nov 22) approved eight projects involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 4,826.21 crore. The approval came from a meeting of the ECNEC held today with its chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the

HC withdraws bail of Ansar-al Islam militant

The High Court (HC) today (Nov 22)  withdrew its earlier order that granted bail to one Shoaib Ahmed, an alleged member of banned militant outfit Ansar-al Islam, in an anti-terrorism act case. A High Court division bench comprising Justice Md Kamrul Hossain Mollah and Justice