Monday, 03 Oct, 2022

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Two Dakhil examinees killed in Tangail motorcycle accident 

Two Dakhil examinees were killed in a motorcycle accident at Ghatail upazila in Tangail district on Friday night. The deceased Naeem Khan, 15, son of Fazlu Khan, and Shakil Khan, 15, son of Abdus Sattar, were residents of Egarkhania village under Sanggrampur union.  The victims

Children at district-upazila level to get Covid vaccines from Oct 11

The COVID-19 vaccination program for children aged 5 to 11 years is set to start at the district and upazila levels on October 11. Under this program, some 2 crore 26 lakh 38 thousand 737 children of the country will be brought under vaccination. Dr Md Anwar Hossain Howlader,

Met office predicts light to moderate rain

Bangladesh Meteorological Department predicted light to moderate rain for different parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9am today. According to the Met office bulletin, light to moderate rain or thundershowers, accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur

39 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Saturday (Sep 17) arrested 39 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

Bangladeshi youth’s leg severed as landmine explodes in Myanmar

A Bangladeshi youth was injured in a 'mine explosion inside Myanmar' near the Baishfari border in Ghumdhum, Naikhongchhari Upazila of Bandarban district. The victim was identified as Angthoying Tanchanga (22). He is a resident of Baishfari Chakma Para. The incident occurred

2 held with drug amount Tk 4 lakh in Savar

Police arrested two people along with heroin and Yaba tablets in Savar on Friday (Sep 16). The arrestees are identified as Kazi Saleh Ahmed, 31, and Saidur Rahman, 24. Sub-Inspector (SI) in charge of Aminbazar Police Camp under Savar Model Thana Harun-or-Rashid confirmed the matter.

Former chairman of Fareast life insurance put on fresh remand

A Dhaka court today (Sep 16) placed former chairman of Fareast Islami Life Insurance Co Ltd Md Nazrul Islam on one-day fresh remand in a case lodged for embezzling depositors' money. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Rashidul Alam passed the order as police produced Nazrul before the

38 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in the last 24 hours till 6 am Friday (Sep 16) arrested 38 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

Mirsrai road accident: Police files case against three

Police have filed a case against three car drivers in connection with the death of 4 people in a road accident at Mirsrai. The case was filed by ATSI Saiful Islam of Zorarganj Highway Police Station on Thursday (Sep15) night. The accused in the case are Jonaki Paribahan bus driver,

Swechasebak League leader hacked to death in Chuadanga

Imran Hossain, Chuadanga's Alamdanga Municipal Awami Swechasebak League General Secretary was hacked to death by some miscreants. He was attacked on Friday morning (Sep 16) in the Mat Para area of the Upazila.  According to information, the rival group found Imran alone

Met office forecasts light to moderate rain

Bangladesh Meteorological Department today (Sep 16) predicted rain for different parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9 am. According to the Met office bulletin, light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind and lighting flashes is

Two smugglers detained with five gold bars in Chuadanga

Police detained two smugglers with five gold bars in a raid at Rail Bazar area of Chuadanga city.  The detainees have been identified as Kamrul Hsan Jewel, 35, and Arif, 48, both residents of Kutubpur village in Damurhuda upazila.  Chuadanga Superintendent of Police

One held with drug in Benapole

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a drug peddler along with Yaba tablets, Phensedyl, Hemp, and a private car at Benapole border area. The arrestee was identified as Sohag Mia (35), son of deceased Mahar Ali of Baganchra Satmile area of Sharsha Upazila. He was

Man arrested with 10kg gold from near Chuadanga border

A person has been arrested with 58 gold bars measuring nine kilograms and 860 grams from near Chuadanga border. Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 6 Battalion arrested the person and seized the gold bars from Nastipur village area. The arrestee is identified as Rakibul Islam, 35, son of

Ahsan Habib Khan appointed as acting CEC

Senior Election Commissioner Brigadier General (Retd.) Ahsan Habib Khan will be performing duties of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), till Kazi Habibul Awal recovers from Covid-19. Election Commission (EC) Deputy Secretary Md. Shah Alam issued a notice regarding this on Thursday (Sep

CEC Kazi Habibul Awal tests positive for Covid-19

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal tested positive for coronavirus. Riazuddin, private secretary of the CEC, confirmed this information on Thursday. Riazuddin said, "Sir has been suffering from fever since Tuesday night. Later, he gave his sample for COVID-19

Fake case against SK Sinha: Testimony against Nazmul Huda on Oct 3

A Dhaka court on Thursday (Sep 15) fixed October 3 for the testimony in a case against former communications minister Nazmul Huda lodged by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) over filing fake case against former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha. Today was fixed for recording

Two held with hemp & yaba tablets in Barisal

Members of the Narcotics Control Directorate have arrested two people along with hemp and Yaba tablets in separate operations at Barisal City Corporation. The arrestees are identified as Sajjad Hossain (31) and Noor Islam (24). Assistant director of the department Enayet Hossain

Met office forecasts light to moderate rain

Bangladesh Meteorological Department today (Sep 15) predicted rain for different parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9 am. According to the Met office bulletin, "light to moderate rain or thunder showers, accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur

22-day ban on hilsa fishing from Oct 7

The government has imposed a 22-day ban, starting October 7, on catching, selling and transporting hilsa to ensure the safe spawning of this popular fish during its peak breeding period. A notification was issued by the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry in this regard on Thursday.