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Rains, road chaos make life a hell

Rains, road chaos make life a hell

Staff Reporter :Normal life was hit hard by intermittent to heavy downpour in capital Dhaka, port city Chittagong and other parts of country since early Monday.  People in the

NBR raid next month to trace tax-dodger foreigners

Badrul Ahsan :Thousands of foreigners have long been working in different private organizations in the country renewing tourist visa instead of obtaining employment visa, allegedly in connivance with their employers

DMP boss expresses doubt over Siddiqur's injury

Staff Reporter  :Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Monday expressed doubt if the injured college student Siddiqur Rahman suffered in his eyes during the police action or it

HC stays holding of DU Senate's spl meet

Court Correspondent :The High Court yesterday stayed the process for holding a special general meeting of Dhaka University (DU) senate which was scheduled to be held on July 29 for

Veg prices on the rise

Staff Reporter :The prices of vegetables are on the rise as incessant monsoon rain and rising floodwater damaged cropland in different districts.For example, the green chilli was selling at between

Victim's Camera Trial Aug 6

banglanews24.com :A Dhaka tribunal on Monday (July 24) deferred the date to August 6 for taking a Camera Trial, an esoteric deposition, from one of the victim girls claimed to

1st Hajj flight with 418 pilgrims reaches Jeddah

1st Hajj flight with 418 pilgrims reaches Jeddah

The first Hajj flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying 418 Bangladeshi pilgrims took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Monday morning.Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed

Barisal, Barguna DCs now OSD

Special Correspondent  :In a major development, the Deputy Commissioners of Barisal and Barguna Gazi Md Shafiuzzman and Md Bashirul Alam have withdrawn and made Officers on Special Duty at Public

Siddiqur to be taken abroad for treatment

Staff Reporter :Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said on Monday that Siddiqur Rahman would be taken abroad for advanced medical treatment for his eye injuries."Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,

HC commutes death sentence to 2 JMB outfits

Court Correspondent :The High Court Division of the Supreme Court yesterday commuted the death sentences of two activists of banned Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to life-term imprisonment in

Thousands of vehicles remained stuck in traffic gridlock, causing sufferings to commuters for several hours. This photo was taken from Farmgate area on Monday.

Thousands of vehicles remained stuck in traffic gridlock, causing sufferings to commuters for several hours. This photo was taken from Farmgate area on Monday.

US Congress reaches deal on fresh sanctions to punish Russia

Leaders of both parties in the US Congress have agreed on legislation that allows fresh sanctions to punish Russia for alleged election meddling.The new legislation would also sharply limit President

Police need not have applied brutal force against students

At least four students were injured when police charged batons and lobbed tear gas canisters to disperse a demonstration of students of seven colleges in the capital's Shahbagh on

11 banks go for making profit overnight

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Eleven banks have expanded their credit going beyond permissible limit raising questions whether they involved in 'purposeful lending' or 'aggressive banking' to make profit overnight.  The

 HSC exam pass rate falls to 68.91pc

HSC exam pass rate falls to 68.91pc

Staff Reporter :A total of 8,01,711 students passed the Higher Secondary Certificate and its equivalent examinations 2017 with 68.91 per cent pass rate. The pass percentage and the number of

Govt gets one more week for gazette

Court Correspondent : The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday again allowed the government one more week  for issuing the gazette notification on the disciplinary and conduct rules of

UNO Salman freed

UNO Salman freed

Specail Correspondent :In the wake of widespread criticism, the defamation case filed by a suspended Awami League leader against Barguna Upazila Nirbahi Officer Gazi Tarque Salman was quashed on Sunday

EC invites 60 civil individuals for dialogue

The Election Commission (EC) has invited some 60 members of the civil society to join the electoral dialogue with the commission to be held on July 31.The number of the

Power sector to ensure hassle-free service

Staff  Reporter :The country's power sector is working with four innovative ideas to ensure quick, hassle free and digital services to the consumers."These innovative ideas would resolve problems in the

He was killed because he was a cop!

Staff Reporter :Muggers killed Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mizanur Ranman Talukder recently after sensing that he was a police official.Four men took part in the killing.Counter Terrorism and Transnational

Trump talks pardons amid probes of Russia role in U.S. election

Norfolk, Va. (Reuters) :U.S. President Donald Trump declared on Saturday that he has "complete power to pardon," as his administration confronts ongoing investigations of possible ties between his 2016 campaign

Auto-rickshaws, trucks, covered vans and lorries parked illegally around the Rayerbazar graveyard in the city narrowing the  road under the patronage of vested quarters. This photo was taken on Friday.

Auto-rickshaws, trucks, covered vans and lorries parked illegally around the Rayerbazar graveyard in the city narrowing the road under the patronage of vested quarters. This photo was taken on Friday.

Body found with missing limbs

Police recovered body of a schoolgirl from Sakhipur Soialkandi of the district's Vedorganj on Saturday, eight days after she went missing.  But some limbs including kidneys, liver and lung were

Fresh landslide in Bandarban

Staff Reporter   :A 19-year old girl was killed and five others went missing in a fresh landslide at Danial Para in Roangchhori upazila of Bandarban district on Sunday morning.  The

Muslim woman assaulted, hijab pulled off in UK

PTI, London :A Muslim woman's hijab was pulled off allegedly by a man in a vicious assault in London, amid a spike in hate crime incidents following a series of

 68.91 pc pass HSC, equivalent exams

68.91 pc pass HSC, equivalent exams

The results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations were published on Sunday, showing a pass percentage of 68.91.Of these, 66.84 percent passed the HSC examinations

 Siddiqur may not get back eyesight

Siddiqur may not get back eyesight

Staff Reporter :Government Titumir College's student Siddiqur Rahman, who received serious tear shell injuries in his eyes in police action at Shahbagh intersection in the city on Thursday, will

Mayor Khokon vows to free city from chikunguniya in 10 days

Staff  Reporter :Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Saturday vowed that chikungunya will be eliminated from the areas under his jurisdiction within the next 10 days."My mother

Preventive measures suggested to combat chikunguniya

Staff Reporter :Speakers at a discussion in the capital on Saturday urged the government to take preventive measures for combating chikunguniya in cities rather than curing the viral disease of

China Exim Bank to finance Padma rail link project

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :After persistent negotiations between Dhaka and Beijing, EXIM Bank of China has agreed to provide preferential buyer's credit (PBC) to Bangladesh for implementing the Padma bridge rail