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Seven members of snatchers' gang were arrested by RAB-1 from Tongi area of Gazipur. This photo was taken from RAB Media Centre on Sunday.

Seven members of snatchers' gang were arrested by RAB-1 from Tongi area of Gazipur. This photo was taken from RAB Media Centre on Sunday.

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One killed, 4 injured in San Francisco shooting

teleSUR Newsletter :San Francisco Police were called to the intersection of Eddy St. and Fillmore St. where they found "numerous persons" injured and one murdered, said officer Michael Andraychak

Genocide by Pak in BD to be raised in UN

UNB, Dhaka :Visiting UN Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng on Sunday said the United Nations will raise the 1971 issue of Pakistani genocide

Chinese nat'l held with 48 gold bars at HSIA

Staff Reporter  :Customs official detained a Chinese national along with 48 gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday morning.The arrestee Ruan Jinfeng, 43, landed at the airport

US Congress awaits key findings from AG

BBC Online :US congressional leaders are awaiting conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, with early findings expected Sunday.The long-awaited

Terror charges HuT leader Mohiuddin acquitted

Court Correspondent :The Anti-terrorism Special Tribunal of Dhaka on Sunday sentenced two Hizb-ut Tahrir members to rigorous imprisonment for two years each in a case filed under the anti-terrorism

Policy on the cards for setting up petrochemical industries

Staff Reporter  :The government is going to formulate a policy for the establishment and operation of petrochemical industries in the country.The decision was taken at a meeting held at

Six more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter  :At least six more people including a college student were killed and several others seriously injured in separate road accidents across the country on Sunday. In Dinajpur,

PM hands over Independence Award today

BSS, Dhaka :The 'Swadhinata Purashkar-2019' (Independence Award) will be presented to 12 distinguished persons and an organisation here on Monday in recognition of their glorious and outstanding contribution to

UN draws up plans to 'facilitate' Rohingya relocation to island

Reuters, Yangon :The United Nations is making plans to help Bangladesh relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island off its coast, documents seen by Reuters show, a

3 bodies of women recovered

Staff Reporter :Members of law enforcement agency recovered at least three women bodies including two housewives from two separate districts of the country on Sunday.In Noakhali, police recovered two

BD failed to get recognition of Mar 25 genocide due to poor diplomacy

Staff Reporter :Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM  Mozammel Haque on Sunday said, the Bangladeshi diplomats have failed to get international recognition of the  genocide on March 25 in 1971."Our

Non-MPO teachers postponed protest programme

bdnews24.com :Teachers and employees of educational institutions that are not under the government's monthly pay order or MPO scheme have postponed their protest programme for a month.It comes three

Motor bikes and vehicles being checked at different check points in city as Traffic Discipline Week continued. This photo was taken from Kakrail intersection point on Sunday.

Motor bikes and vehicles being checked at different check points in city as Traffic Discipline Week continued. This photo was taken from Kakrail intersection point on Sunday.

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Road safety panel to submit report with 111 recommendations

bdnews24.com :The road safety panel led by former Minister of Shipping Shajahan Khan is preparing to submit a report with 111 recommendations on how to restore order to the

UN Chief visits NY mosque, urges safety for worshippers

UN Chief visits NY mosque, urges safety for worshippers

The Washington Post, New York :UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday visited Islamic Cultural Center's mosque in New York, calling for efforts to ensure the global safety of

Ducsu leaders take charge

Ducsu leaders take charge

UNB, Dhaka :The elected leaders of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) took over their respective charges for one year in its first executive meeting held on Saturday.The meeting

Case filed for killing of Bilaichhari UZ AL president

UNB, Rangamati :A case has been filed in connection with killing of Bilaichhari Upazila Awami League president Suresh Kanti Tanchanga.Local Jubo League leader Monir Hossain filed the case with

IS group defeated as final territory lost

BBC Online :The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) says the Islamic State group's five-year "caliphate" is over after the militants were defeated in Syria.SDF fighters have been raising victory

Increase VAT on tobacco products

UNB, Dhaka :Anti-tobacco platforms on Saturday urged the government to increase VAT on tobacco retail products in the next national budget to curb its usage in Bangladesh.They said, the

DNCC starts drive against mosquito

UNB, Dhaka :Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Saturday started a two-week crash programme to reduce the mosquito menace in its region.DNCC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Md Abdul Hye

Six more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :At least six more persons including three students were killed and 10 others seriously injured in separate road accidents across the country on Saturday.In Gazipur, two college

5 die in separate incidents in Ctg

UNB, Chattogram :Five people died in different incidents here from Friday night to Saturday morning.The deceased were identified as Md Mostak, Abdur Rahim, Abdul Monaf, Osman Goni and Md

EC plans limited EVM use 'in 5th UZ polls'

UNb, Dhaka :Backtracking from its previous stance, the Election Commission is going to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) on a very small scale in the 5th countrywide upazila election

Drive against illegal chemical factories to continue: RAB DG

Staff Reporter :Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Director General Benazir Ahmed on Saturday said, the drive against chemical godowns and factories in Old Dhaka will not hamper trading anyway."Our intention

Free transport sector from pol influence, says Dr Kamal

Staff Reporter :Gono Forum, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Saturday demanded that steps be taken to free the transport sector from political influence and laws be properly enforced

Mugger among 2 shot in Gulistan

Staff Reporter  :Two persons, including a mugger, sustained bullet injuries in the city's Gulistan area on Saturday afternoon.Injured Sujauddin Talukdar, 38, an Executive of Navana Engineering Ltd, and Jahidul

Govt makes country a failed state: BNP

Staff Reporter :The BNP on Saturday claimed that the government made the country a failed state."This government is not elected by the people. They occupied power by force. They

DMP Chief urges city dwellers to boycott drug dealers socially

UNB, Dhaka :Terming drug traders 'enemies of the country, nation and the society', Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Saturday urged the city dwellers to boycott them

BD needs to find space for wildlife

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh, like many other countries, needs to find space for both the wildlife and its people keeping in mind that biodiversity is important for the world, says