Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | ePaper

5 more killed in road accidents

Staff Reporter :At least five people, including a police and a schoolteacher, were killed and several others injured in separate road crashes across the country on Monday.In Magura, two

Supporters of Maldivian joint-opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih celebrate on the street at the end of the presidential election day in Male on Monday.

Supporters of Maldivian joint-opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih celebrate on the street at the end of the presidential election day in Male on Monday.

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Preliminary handover of Bangabandhu Satellite done

BSS, Dhaka :Bangladesh's first geostationary communication satellite Bangabandhu-I handed over preliminarily on Monday by the French manufacturing company Thales Alenia Space to the telecom regulator's project officials. Thales has

CU teacher sent to jail

UNB, Chattogram :Maidul Islam, an assistant professor of Chittagong University (CU), was sent to jail on Monday in a case filed over making 'derogatory remarks' on Prime Minister Sheikh

Own up to mass Muslim detentions

AFP :China must come clean about the fate of an estimated one million minority Muslims swept up in a "massive crackdown" in its far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty

BD on Guinness Book of World Record for cleaning Dhaka city

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh makes Guinness Book of World Record by cleaning the capital city with joining of 7,021 people in a sweeping programme in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)

Hearing on writ plea seeking treatment for Khaleda today

UNB, Dhaka :The High Court fixed Tuesday for hearing a writ petition seeking its directive on the authorities concerned for providing better treatment to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in

Aldi Novel Aldilang, 19, was rescued by Panama-flagged vessel Arpeggio in Guam waters.

Aldi Novel Aldilang, 19, was rescued by Panama-flagged vessel Arpeggio in Guam waters.

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Man dies in shootout with police in Madaripur

bdnews24.com :A man has been killed in an alleged shootout with police in Madaripur's Sadar Upazila. The shootout took place in Shirkhara area on Monday, said Subrata Kumar Halder,

PM opens Bhasan Char project to house 100,000 Rohingyas Oct 4

bdnews24.com :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the housing project for Rohingya refugees at the Bhasan Char island in the southeastern district of Noakhali on Oct 4.Mohammad Habibul Kabir

Drug trader killed in 'shootout'

Staff Reporter :A man was killed in an alleged shootout with the members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in the city's Mirpur Beribadh area early Monday.The deceased was

2 girls 'gang raped' in Ctg: 6 held

UNB, Chattogram :Two teenage girls have reportedly been gang raped by eight people at Station Road in the port city.Police said the girls went to a business establishment in

'India plans waterway freight corridor via BD to NE states'

UNB, Dhaka :India is working on a plan to set up a waterway freight corridor to connect its mainland with the northeastern (NE) states via Bangladesh involving Rs 5,000

Indian Commerce Minister in city

UNB, Dhaka :Indian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu arrived here on Monday evening on a five-day visit to Bangladesh to discuss trade and other bilateral

Resolve Rohingya crisis from its root: PM

UNB, New York :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday placed three recommendations, including abolishing discriminatory laws, policies and practices by Myanmar against Rohingyas, to solve the protracted Rohingya crisis

Khaleda's bail extended for one Day

Court Correspondent :The bail of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia has been extended for a day in the Zia Charitable Trust Graft case. Meanwhile, the court is scheduled to

BNP plans rally for Khaleda's release Thursday

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) plans to hold a public rally in the capital on Thursday, September 27 release of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail and holding

Rohingyas with disabilities suffering in camps: HRW

Rohingyas with disabilities suffering in camps: HRW

UNB, Dhaka :Overcrowded, hilly and rain-soaked mega camp for Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar district is precarious for everyone, but especially for people with disabilities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said

64 arrested in Kushtia

Staff Reporter :Police arrested around 64 persons from different upazilas of Kushtia district in two days from Saturday to Sunday morning.Twenty-six Molotov cocktails, five petrol bombs, 85 pieces of

Minorities fear attacks ahead of elections

Staff Reporter :Minority communities have been apprehending escalation of violence and attacks on them with the national elections getting nearer.The community leaders said that around 380 members of the

World leaders at UN look for progress on N Korea, brace for Trump

AFP, United Nations :North Korea and Iran will dominate this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where President Donald Trump will be firmly in the spotlight

€11m dutch help for capacity bldg in Bangladesh

UNB, Dhaka :The Netherlands government has earmarked Euro 11 million for capacity building in Bangladesh for scholarships and other capacity building assistances during the next five years (2018-2022).Nuffic, the

Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second term amid fears of rigging

Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second term amid fears of rigging

AFP :President Abdulla Yameen cast his ballot Sunday in a controversial election in the Maldives just hours after police raided the opposition's campaign headquarters, fuelling fears the vote has

Pro-AL teachers demand resignation of JU VC

UNB, Savar :A faction of pro-Awami League teachers of Jahangirnagar University (JU) demanded the resignation of Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Farzana Islam claiming that she had taken many 'illegal

Hearing on coalmine case against Khaleda, others Oct 25

Court Correspondent :The Special Judge Court-2 of Dhaka yesterday fixed October 25 for hearing on charge framing in Barapukuria Coalmine graft case filed against BNP Chief Khaleda Zia and

Dr Mosharraf indicted in wealth amassing case

Court Correspondent :BNP leader Dr Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain was indicted in a case filed for amassing wealth worth Tk 9.10 crore and hiding information of his wealth. Mosharraf Hossain,

4 more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter :At least four more persons were killed and several others injured in separate road crashes across the country on Sunday.In Dhaka, a young man was killed when

BNP slams Quader for 'using public transport in electioneering'

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Sunday accused Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader of illegally conducting their party's election campaign using government's vehicles."Their train tour turned unsuccessful in the face

Another drug trader killed in gunfight

UNB, Jhenidah :A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of drug traders in BoluharDakat-tola math area of Kotchandpur upazila early Sunday.The deceased was

'Khat'- new drug on the block

UNB, Dhaka :The seizure of several consignments of a new drug 'Khat' at the country's main airport has raised fears of a fresh drug epidemic sweeping the country after