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58 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Monday (Nov 21) arrested 58 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

Five killed in Mymensingh road accident

Five passengers of a CNG-powered auto-rickshaw were killed a truck hit them in Bolipara area of Trishal upazila in Mymensingh on Sunday (Nov 20).  The accident happened around 7:30 pm in the upazila's Balipara Chotapul area. The identity of the deceased could not be known

Tk 20 lakh bounty for 2 escaped death row convicts

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Chowdhury Abdullalh Al Mamun, on behalf of the Police, declared Taka 20 lakhs to nab the two militants who escaped from the court premises today (Nov 20). Abu Siddiq and Mainul Hasan, both are activists of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB),

Red alert issued as death row convicts escaped

A red alert has been issued across Bangladesh immediately after two death row JMB militants escaped from police custody at a Dhaka court premises on Sunday (Nov 20). Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan came up with the development while talking to journalists at his office at the

Bangladeshis to pay online for UK visa from Nov 28

Bangladeshis who want to apply for a UK visa have to pay online from November 28 on the official UK government website before submitting their passports. British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson said this on Sunday (Nov 20). Now is the time to adopt a fully

President, PM issues messages for armed forces day

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday (Nov 20) issued separate messages, greeting members of the armed forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day to be celebrated in the country on Monday. In his message, the President recalled the memories of Father of

Bangladesh: Motorcycle accidents go up by 21.17% in 2022 

A report published by Road Safety Foundation today (Nov 20) said a total of 2,097 people died and 1,286 others suffered injuries in 2,003 motorcycle accidents in 10 months since January this year. According to the report, motorcycle accidents went up by 21.17 percent while fatalities

Father sells 10-day-old baby in Rajshahi

A man reportedly sold his 10-day-old baby at Mahagari in Rajshahi on Sunday (Nov 20). The man has been identified as Rahidul Islam. Jannatun Begum, the child's mother, called the police at 9:30 am and complained in this regard.  However, after receiving the complaint, a

Fuel import from India through pipeline starts next year: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Nov 20) said import of fuel oil from India through pipeline will hopefully start next year. She said: "Bangladesh wants to import oil from India through pipeline and hopefully it will be done in the next year." The premier expressed her

Thousands of orphans get quality food in Ctg

Thousands of orphans of some 23 orphanages in Chattogram were fed with quality food on Sunday (Nov 20).  After getting the meal, they prayed for the Bashundhara Group Managing Director (MD) Sayem Sobhan Anvir and the development and prosperity of the country. The foods were

Dipan murder: 2 death row convicts escape from Dhaka court

Two death row convicts in publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan murder case fled the prison cell of a Dhaka court on Sunday. The convicts are Moinul Hasan Shamim alias Samir alias Imran, and Abu Siddiq Sohel, both of them were members of banned militant group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh

Youth killed in Naogaon Motorcycle accident 

A youth was killed when a human hauler, locally known as votvoti, hit his motorcycle in Naogaon's Mahadevpur on Sunday (Nov 20). The deceased was identified as Mominul Islam Sweet, 26, son of Habibur Rahman, who hailed from Rajshahi of Baraban village. The accident happened

Met office predicts dry weather over country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) predicted dry weather with temporary partly cloudy sky for the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9am today (Nov 20). According to BMD bulletin, weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.  Light fog may

Russian FM Lavrov's Bangladesh visit cancelled

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's Bangladesh visit has been cancelled, said a foreign ministry source on Sunday. Sergei Lavrov is likely to have a telephone conversation with his Bangladesh counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday or the day after. The reason behind the

PM Sheikh Hasina opens 50 industrial units in economic zones

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Nov 20) inaugurated 50 industrial units, projects and facilities in the Economic Zones (EZs) across the country.   She opened the industrial establishments in the EZs virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence here this morning, marking the

BGB seizes 80 gold bars worth Tk8.35cr in Jashore

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 80 gold bars, weighing 9.28kg, from a pepper field near Kashipur-Shahzadpur border in Chaugachha upazila of Jashore on Saturday evening. Lt Col Shahed Minhaj Siddiqui, commanding officer of BGB-49 battalion, confirmed the matter. Being informed,

47 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Sunday (Nov 20) arrested 47 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

Saudi Crown Prince Salman to visit Bangladesh in 2023

Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has accepted the invitation to visit Bangladesh at a convenient time in 2023.   This would be a landmark event in the history of bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia in terms of the

Poet Sufia Kamal's 23rd death anniversary tomorrow

The 23rd death anniversary of poet Begum Sufia Kamal, founding president of Bangladesh Mohila Parishad and a pioneer of Bengali women's emancipation, will be observed across the country tomorrow in a befitting manner.   Different socio-cultural organisations will observe the

One killed, ten injured in Raipura clash

A man was killed and ten others were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over establishing supremacy at Gazariakandi under Raipura upazila in Narsingdi district on Saturday (Nov 19).  The clash began in Gozariakandi char area on Saturday morning.  The