Saturday, 13 Aug, 2022

National

4 arrested over AL leader Tipu, student Preeti murder 

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Detective Branch (DB) has arrested four people in connection with the murder of Shahjahanpur Awami League leader Zahidul Islam Tipu and student Samia Afran Preeti on 25 March 2022. The arrestees are Awami League leaders Arifur Rahman Sohel, Mahbubur

One killed, 50 injured in Bhola BNP-police clash 

A local BNP activist was killed and 50 others were injured in a clash with police during the party’s demonstration against the ongoing power cut and mismanagement in the power sector at Kalinath Roy Bazar in Sadar upazila of Bhola district on Sunday. The deceased was identified

Month of mourning begins Monday

Monday is the first day of the Month of Mourning. On this month in 1975, the people of Bangladesh lost the greatest son of the soil and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. On the fateful night of August 15 in 1975, some over ambitious disgruntled army officers

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 Sunday (July 31). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

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 on Sunday (July 31).   According to its bulletin, light to moderate rain or thundershowers

Five killed in Gazipur bus-auto rickshaw collision

Five people were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur on Saturday (July 30) night. The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Nazrul Islam (34), of Sheikh Bari village of Tangail's Bhuapur, Mehedi (30), of

219 killed in 116 rail accidents in 31 months 

As per the Road Safety Foundation, 219 people were killed in 116 accidents occurred from January 1, 2020 to July 28, 2022 (about 31 months) at railway crossings in Bangladesh. The organization has also made several recommendations to avoid accidents on Saturday (July 30). According

Two Rohingyas held with gold bars in Sitakunda

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested two Rohingya including women with 8 gold bars from Jangal Chalimpur area in Sitakunda upazila. RAB-7 captain Lt. Col. MA Yusuf gave this information to Banglanews on Saturday (July 30) afternoon. He said they are mother and son in relation

Mild heat wave may continue in 3 districts: Met office 

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said the ongoing mild heat wave is likely to continue in three districts of the country in the next 24 hours. The BMD issued a bulletin valid for 24 hours commencing at 9am on Saturday (July 30). According to the bulletin, mild heat wave is

Suspended gateman sued over Mirsharai train accident 

A case has been filed against Saddam Hossain, a Bangladesh Railway (BR) gateman, in a case filed over his negligence that resulted in the deaths of 11 people as a train rammed into a microbus in Chattogram's Mirsharai on Friday. Chattogram Railway Police Assistant Inspector Zahirul

Fire at Karnaphuli EPZ

A fire broke out in the water treatment plant of Karnaphuli EPZ around 10 am on Saturday (July 30). Deputy Assistant Director of Chittagong Fire Service Newton Dash said that two vehicles of EPZ Fire Service went to the spot and brought the fire under control.  The fire caused

Mirsharai road accident: 11 laid to rest 

The eleven people who were killed in a road accident on their way back from Khayachra Jharna, Mirsharai were buried in their family graveyards after the funeral prayers. The funeral of five people among 11 was completed at Amanbazar Khandakia Chamudiya Government Primary School of

Anti-narcotics drive: 14 arrested in Narayanganj

Fourteen drug peddlers were arrested in a raid conducted by the anti-narcotics task force at Sadar area in Narayanganj on Friday (July 29). The arrestees identified as Roni (23), Hafizul (30), and Swapan Talukder (25) among 14, were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment, along

86 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 86 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 (July 30). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

2 jailed over 'molesting' girl in Laxmipur

Two youths landed in jail for molesting a girl at Kusakhali in Laxmipur Sadar Upazila. The arrestees are Sujan (24), son of Horan Mia, and Hiron (22), son of Tofail Ahmed.  The accused were sent to jail by the court on Friday (July 29) afternoon. Chandraganj Police Station

Pranay Kumar Verma appointed as new envoy to Bangladesh

Pranay Kumar Verma, currently the Indian envoy to Vietnam, has been appointed as the next Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh. The Ministry of External Affairs of India confirmed the matter through a press release issued on Friday (July 29).  “Shri Pranay Kumar Verma

11 killed as train hits microbus in Chattogram

At least 11 passengers of a microbus were killed and four others injured as a train hit a microbus at a rail crossing in Chattogram's Mirsarai area on Friday (29 July). The incident occurred around 1:30pm in Borotakiya area of Mirsharai. According to locals, the microbus got hit

Met office predicts light to moderate rain

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Friday (July 29) predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Dhaka,

PM mourns journalist Amit Habib's death

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday (July 29) expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent journalist and Editor of Daily Desh Rupantor Amit Habib. In a condolence message, the Premier prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the

87 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 87 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 (July 29). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized