Friday, 22 Oct, 2021

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DMP arrests 53 in anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 53 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 5). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Dengue: 3 die, 192 hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported three deaths and 192 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Monday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With this, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease reached 71 this year. In the 24 hours, 162 dengue patients

UNGA discussion will help pressure Myanmar: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said international pressure on Myanmar would continue for a permanent solution as the issue of the Rohingya crisis was widely discussed in the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session. She said: "The elaborate discussion on the

DMP arrests 68 in anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 68 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 4). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Two get life term in Noakhali rape case

Two people were sentenced to life term imprisonment for attempting to rape a woman after stripping her naked in Noakhali's Begumganj upazila. The convicts are Md Delwar Hossain, chief of Delwar Bahini; and Abu Kalam. Noakhali Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1

Bangladesh to get 25 lakh more Pfizer vaccine doses in two days

The country will receive 25 lakh more doses of Pfizer vaccine under COVAX facility in three shipments on Monday night and Tuesday. Three cargo flights of Emirates Airlines, carrying the vaccine doses sent by the USA, will land at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 11:20

Cyber criminals' desperate bid to destabilise country, govt

A group of expatriate anti-liberation and anti-state elements have launched cyber war against Bangladesh and its government. Failing to earn livelihood at home, a section of war criminals, their family members, leaders of BNP and Jamaat, sacked and retired army officials, so-called

Qcom CEO Ripon arrested

The Detective Branch (DB) under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested Ripon Miah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of e-commerce site Qcom, on charge of fraudulence with the customers. DMP's Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media and Public Relations) Iftekhairul Islam confirmed

Shahed Ali joins Kaler Kantho as Acting Editor

Noted journalist Shahed Mohammad Ali has been appointed as Acting Editor of Kaler Kantho, a leading Bangla newspaper of the country. He officially took the charge of Acting Editor at a progarmme in the East West Media Group Limited (EWMGL) conference room on Sunday evening. Prior to

PM to brief media on UNGA session this afternoon

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a virtual press conference on Monday afternoon to brief the media about her recent visit to the United States to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The premier will address the press conference virtually at 4pm at her

Bashundhara Group recognized with ‘Best Brand’ status

Bashundhara Group, the country’s largest business conglomerate, has been recognized with the ‘Economic Times Best Brand 2021’ status by the Economic Times, a leading Indian business daily and the world's second-most widely read English newspaper.  Bashundhara

Nusrat going to be unmasked as Piasa placed on remand

Nusrat Jahan Tania, elder sister of college girl Mosarat Jahan Munia, is going to be unmasked following remand of her kinswoman model Faria Mahbub Piasa. A Dhaka court placed Piasa on remand for two days in a case filed by Nusrat Jahan Tania against Bashundhara Group Managing Director,

Dengue: 194 patients hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported 194 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Sunday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With these, 18,744 people have been hospitalised with dengue across the country since January, said Health Emergency Centre and Control Room of the

22-day ban on Hilsa fishing from midnight 

A 22-day ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting hilsa began on Sunday midnight in a bid to ensure the safe spawning of the popular fish during its peak breeding session. The ban will remain in place till October 25. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National

PM to brief media on UNGA session Monday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to address a press conference on Monday (Oct 4) to brief the media about her recent visit to the United States to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The press meet will begin at 4pm at her official Ganabhaban residence, PM's

Ctg court bomb attack: Boma Mizan gets death, Jabed life term

A Chattogram court on Sunday sentenced Jahidul Islam Sumon alias Boma Mizan, a member of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), to death for committing bomb attack on the Chittagong Court Building premises. Among the two accused, Jabed Iqbal was produced

TV channel owners welcome 'clean-feed' initiative 

Welcoming the initiative of implementing ad-free (clean-feed) broadcasting of foreign TV channels The Association of Television Channel Owners (ATCO) and Broadcast Journalists Center (BJC) on Saturday said all should help the government implement the law. ATCO Senior Vice President

Munia’s death: 3 associates of Nusrat last to visit her flat

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI), a specialised unit of law enforcement agency assigned to investigate the case filed over the death of college girl Mosarat Jahan Munia, claimed to have got cardinal evidence about the visit of three persons to the flat prior to her death. Police

Dengue: 188 patients hospitalised in last 24-hr

The country reported 188 fresh dengue cases in last 24 hours till Saturday morning, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With these, 18,550 people have been hospitalised with dengue across the country since January, said Health Emergency Centre and Control Room of

Mohib Ullah killing: Two more Rohingyas held

Two more Rohingya people were arrested on Saturday for their alleged involvement in the killing of Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah at Ukhiya in Cox's Bazar.  Armed Police Battalion (APBn) personnel arrested Ziaur Rahman and Abdus Salam in a raid at Kutupalong Rohingya Camp under