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RAB mobile team led by a magistrate on Saturday raided a departmental store at Chawkbazar area detected fake and unauthorised cosmetics in name of foreign brands and seized those worth Taka 10 crore. Six detained persons were sent to jail for two years and realised Taka 85 lakh as fine.

RAB mobile team led by a magistrate on Saturday raided a departmental store at Chawkbazar area detected fake and unauthorised cosmetics in name of foreign brands and seized those worth Taka 10 crore. Six detained persons were sent to jail for two years and realised Taka 85 lakh as fine.

Govt pledges to procure paddy directly from farmers

Kazi Zahidul Hasan  :The Ministry of Food has strengthened its paddy procurement drive directly from farmers to help them relieving from price havoc.The current market price of Boro paddy is

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Washington (Reuters)  :U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion

PM for training to people on traffic rules from school-life

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday stressed the need for imparting training to the people on traffic rules and regulations from childhood or school-life to make them aware of using

Experts opine at a seminar, Dhaka: An unlivable city!

Staff Reporter :Urban specialists at a discussion on Saturday said that Dhaka is unlivable city in every indicator."The capital city is staying away from every indicator of a livable city.

Man kills his minor daughters

Staff Reporter  :A mentally sick father killed her two daughters on Friday night at Kawriapara area under the district town for financial crisis.Victims have been identified as Nusrat Jahan Tain,10,

TCB stock ends in midway

Kamruzzaman Bablu :The two most highly demanded items of the TCB (Trading Corporation of Bangladesh) to customers during Ramzan have ended in the midway. According to customers, dates of the

Venezuelan prison clashes leave 29 inmates dead

At least 29 inmates have died after clashes broke out at a prison inside a Venezuelan police station, authorities have said.Oscar Valero, public security chief for Portuguesa state, said at

Mamata offered to resign as CM but her party rejected it

IANS :Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she has offered to resign from the post of West Bengal chief minister, but her party had rejected it. In her

Six more killed in road crashes

Staff Reporter  :At least six persons, including three in Brahmanbaria, were killed and 15 others seriously injured in separate road crashes across the country on Saturday.In Brahmanbaria, at least three

Salt producers frustrated over low price in Cox's Bazar

Staff Reporter :The salt producers have become frustrated as the price of salt decreased to Tk 150 per maund (40 kg) from Tk 280 in three months ago.They urged the

14 Bangladeshis among 290 migrants rescued in Libya coast

AP, Cairo :Libya's navy confirmed yesterday that it rescued 14 Bangladeshis among the 290 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast, a day after a German aid group released video

Abducted Bandarban AL leader found dead

Abducted Bandarban AL leader found dead

UNB, Bandarban :Ruling Awami League's municipality unit vice-president Chathoi Marma was found dead on Saturday, three days after he had been kidnapped.The 55-year-old's body was recovered from a forest adjacent

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback

New Delhi (Reuters)  :The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer

Modi's victory and fear of rising Hindu nationalism

Editorial Desk :Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has swept to a huge election victory giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that glorifies Hindu nationalism. It is the

Traffic chaos on highways

Traffic chaos on highways

Md Joynal Abedin Khan :The suffering of passengers is intensifying as long-distance transports are gradually taking additional time to travel centering traffic chaos on highways ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr

Huge irregularities in Pry school recruitment tests

Staff Reporter :About 40 people, including a police officer, were detained on charge of acting irregularities in examination halls during the recruitment tests for assistant teachers in primary schools.The

Foreign cos in race for investment

Kazi Zahidul Hasan :Foreign companies have raced to invest in the country's power sector as the government aims to generate 60,000MW of electricity by 2041.Companies from Russia, Britain, Germany,

British PM May resigns

British PM May resigns

Reuters :Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will bring a new British prime minister to power who could pursue

'Drug trader' killed in Cumilla 'gunfight'

UNB, Cumilla :A suspected drug trader was killed in a 'gunfight' with police near Gumti River protection dam in Sadar upazila early Friday.The deceased was identified as Jakir Hossain

Post-poll clashes erupt between TMC, BJP workers in West Bengal

Post-poll clashes erupt between TMC, BJP workers in West Bengal

Indian Express, Bengal :A day after BJP managed to breach the Trinamool Congress citadel and made deep inroads in West Bengal, violence, arson and skirmishes between workers of the

5 takeaways from Modi's win

The New York Times :After hundreds of millions of Indians cast ballots across megacities, mountains and islands, Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the biggest re-election India has witnessed in

Mother of two 'gang raped'

UNB, Noakhali :Three men were arrested on Friday for allegedly gang-raping a mother of two in Doalia village of Begumganj upazila on Thursday night.Police named the arrestees as Saiful

US charges Assange with espionage

US charges Assange with espionage

Reuters :The US Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with

290 migrants rescued near Tripoli

Egypt Independent , Tripoli :Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said.The western

Loan default is civil liability, criminalising is bad business

The High Court has halted the privilege of loan defaulters to secure further loans by giving a 2 per cent down payment until June 23. It issued a status-quo

HC summons BFSA chief Substandard food

Staff Reporter :The High Court (HC) on Thursday summoned the Chairman of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) for not complying with court's earlier order to remove 52 food products from

Big win for Narendra Modi,  Congress admits defeat

Big win for Narendra Modi, Congress admits defeat

New Delhi/Ayodhya (Reuters) :Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of

Thousands of vehicles remained stuck at a huge traffic gridlock in different city roads, causing untold sufferings to commuters. This photo was taken from Kakoli-Banani area on Thursday.

Thousands of vehicles remained stuck at a huge traffic gridlock in different city roads, causing untold sufferings to commuters. This photo was taken from Kakoli-Banani area on Thursday.

BRTA to keep vigilant activities at bus terminals during Ramzan

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) will continue vigilant activities in city's bus terminals to make smooth journey for home-goers during the coming Eid-ul-Fitr.   Three committees of BRTA will