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Police barred the leaders and activists of Gono Songhati Andolon near the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday while they were marching towards the Land Ministry demanding leasing out of water bodies for two years.

Police barred the leaders and activists of Gono Songhati Andolon near the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday while they were marching towards the Land Ministry demanding leasing out of water bodies for two years.

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4 Neo-JMB activists held

Staff Reporter  :The Rapid Action Battalion on Thursday claimed arrest of four militants (Neo-JMB) from Dhaka and its adjacent districts on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.The arrested men are

Trump condemns media leaks

BBC Online  :US President Donald Trump has said leaks of the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack to the US media are "deeply troubling".They were a "grave threat to

HC asks English medium school to form MC

Court Correspondent :The High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the English medium schools of the country to form  Managing Committees for their respective schools.A High

ASI among 6 killed in Gopalganj road crash

ASI among 6 killed in Gopalganj road crash

UNB, Gopalganj :At least six people, including a policeman, were killed as a microbus hit a human hauler on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Chechaniakandi in Sadar upazila on Thursday noon.Five

Post-polls violence AL leader killed in Narail

UNB, Narail :An Awami league leader was stabbed to death in a clash over the recently held Peroli UP election in Kalia upazila on Thursday morning. The deceased was

Egypt blocks 21 websites, including al Jazeera

Reuters  :Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday.Reuters tried

Seeking voting rights, not power: Fakhrul

UNB, Lalmonirhat :BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday said their party wants to join the next general election mainly to restore people's voting rights."BNP has been

Swimmers to bring much more laurels for nation: PM

UNB, Dhaka :Mentioning that Bangladesh is making its mark in sports in the international arena alongside its growing economy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday hoped that the country's

5 to die, 17 get life term for murder

UNB, Gopalganj :A court here on Thursday sentenced five people to death and 17 others to life term imprisonment for killing a man in 1999.The condemned convicts are-Zakaria Sapu,

DIA to hold public hearing at 36000 edn instts

M M Jasim  :The Directorate of Inspection and Audit is going to hold "public hearing" in about 36,000 educational institutions across the country. The objectives of the hearing are

JS body annoyed over passengers' harassment at BIWTC ghats

Staff Reporter :A parliamentary watchdog has expressed severe dissatisfaction over the alleged passengers' sufferings at the ghats of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) across the country. The matter

Ex-JMB chief Saidur, 2 others get 7yr jail

Ex-JMB chief Saidur, 2 others get 7yr jail

Court Correspondent  :A Dhaka court on Thursday sentenced former chief of banned outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) Maulana Saidur Rahman and two others to seven and half years' imprisonment

Extra SD on tobacco likely next budget

Badrul Ahsan :The government is likely to impose additional supplementary duty (SD) on tobacco products to offset losses after implementation of the new VAT law.The country will incur a

Tributes paid to Nazrul

Tributes paid to Nazrul

BSS, Dhaka :People from all walks of life yesterday paid rich tributes to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on the occasion of his 118th birth anniversary.The poet's birth anniversary

Members of Rapid Action Battalion -5 in separate drives arrested three members of Neo-JMB and recovered firearms, bullets and explosives from Gomostapur and Nachole upazilas of Chapainawabganj district on Wednesday.

Members of Rapid Action Battalion -5 in separate drives arrested three members of Neo-JMB and recovered firearms, bullets and explosives from Gomostapur and Nachole upazilas of Chapainawabganj district on Wednesday.

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Suspected robber killed in M`singh `shootout`: 5 held

Staff Reporter :A suspected robber was reportedly killed in a 'shootout' with the Police in  Trishal Upazila of Mymensingh district on Wednesday.The deceased was identified as Ashraful Islam, 28,

BD for regional co-op to manage trans-boundary rivers

UNB, Dhaka :Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said strengthening regional cooperation is a must to manage trans-boundary rivers in South Asia."It's very difficult to manage

CCC Mayor Sakku gets permanent bail

CCC Mayor Sakku gets permanent bail

Court Correspondent :The Metropolitan Senior Special Judge Court of Dhaka yesterday (Wednesday) granted permanent bail to Monirul Haque Sakku, the newly-elected Mayor of Comilla City Corporation (CCC), in a

Nepal PM Prachanda resigns

Nepal PM Prachanda resigns

PTI, Kathmandu :Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday resigned after a brief stint of nine months, honouring a power sharing understanding reached between his party and

No formalin in mangoes, expert claims

UNB, Dhaka :There is no use or existence of formalin in mangoes in the country but a section of dishonest traders is using calcium carbide for their quick ripening,

Bribery charges aim to appease an influential person: Shyamal

bdnews24.com :Narayanganj schoolteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, before turning himself in on Wednesday, said police implicated him in 'false' bribery charges 'to appease an influential person'.Bhakta, headmaster of Piyar Sattar

Canadian court terms BNP again as "terror organization"

BSS, Dhaka :A Canadian Federal Court has described BNP again as a terror organization as it denied asylum prayer of a BNP leader for the party's role in triggering

Reliance, Adani proposals in power sector okayed

UNB, Dhaka :The Cabinet Purchase Committee on Wednesday approved Indian conglomerate Reliance Group's proposal to set up a 750MW gas-fired power plant in Meghnaghat.The Indian business house also received

Delhi wants Dhaka to tap sea resources together: Shringla

UNB, Dhaka :Indian wants to work very closely with Bangladesh to exploit sea resources in the best possible way for enormous economic benefits of the two countries and create

Poet Nazrul's birth anniv today

Poet Nazrul's birth anniv today

UNB, Dhaka :The 118th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated on Thursday.Born on May 25, 1899 at village Churulia inBurdwan district of West Bengal

BNP hails India's offer to help create polls atmosphere

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Wednesday said it will welcome if India offers to help Bangladesh create a congenial election atmosphere for ensuring people's voting rights in the next general

N'ganj teacher Shyamal Kanti sent to jail

bdnews24.com :Narayanganj school teacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, who was publicly humiliated last year, has been sent to jail on charges of bribery.On Wednesday morning, a Narayanganj court issued an

Mayor Miru denied bail again

UNB, Dhaka :The High Court on Wednesday denied bail to Shahjadpur municipality mayor Halimul Haque Miru in the journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul murder case.An HC bench comprising Justice Quamrul

Women abuse in BD still high: Study

UNB, Dhaka :icddr,b scientists and their partners, in a qualitative study conducted in rural Bangladesh, have found that women abuse still remains very high regardless of changing gender roles