Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Sunday, September 23, 2018 01:40:46 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

News In Brief

Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

3 suspected robbers held in Habiganj
Sylhet Bureau
Three suspected robbers were arrested in Habiganj early Monday when they were preparing to commit robbery in the area. The arrested were identified as Zahedul Islam, 23, son of Abdur Rahman, of Tulsipur village of Madhabpur upazila in Habinganj, Rabin Miah, 30, son of Bachchu Miah, of Kalikapur village, and Zakir Hossain, 18, son of Abdul Gafur, of Kamalpur village, of the same upazila, police said. Madhabpur police officer-in-charge Chandan Kumar Chakrabarti said that a machete, two daggers and a bamboo stick were also seized from their possession.The OC said police arrested the suspected robbers around 12:30am when they were taking preparation in a room of Dharmaghar Government Primary School to commit robbery in the area.
Advocacy meeting of Anjali Women's Dev Organisation held
Saidpur( Nilphamari) Correspondent
An advocacy meeting was held by the private volunteer organisation Anjali Mahila Vikas Sangstha in Saidpur, to ensure access to small ethnic groups( Dalit people) on Tuesday. The meeting was organised at the Saidpur Upazila Parishad Auditorium with the help of the International Development Organisation Action Aid Bangladesh (BFI) project. The advocacy meeting was held with the young leaders of Ward no. 3, 7, 9 and 12 to build the leadership and empowerment of the small ethnic / Dalit youth community. Advocacy meeting was presided over by Saidpur Upazila youth development Officer Md. Shahidul Islam.  The meeting was also attended by Saidpur Upazila Youth Development officer Mahbubur Rahman and Md. Ataur Rahman .The project coordinator of the private voluntary organization, Anjali Women Development Organization, Humayun Kabir explained the aim and objects of the project.  On behalf of Dalit people, Youth Leaders have highlighted their problems in various aspects of life, misery and social inequality. They wish for overall co-operation in all the state's citizen amenities and the social rights to the upazila youth directorate.
3 hemp traders jailed in Bhairab
Staff Reporter, Kishoreganj
A mobile court of Narcotics Control Department in an anti narcotics drive led by Senior Megistrate Abu Taher Sayeed at Manikdhi village in Bhairab upazila arrested Rafiqul Hoque (50) son of Late Jahir Uddin, Md. Jamal (50) son of Late Manu Mia and Nobi Hossion (18) son of Atar Mia all of village Manikdi under Bhair upazila and recovered 6.500 kg hemps their possession. on Tuesday night. The court gets three men one and half years jailed for hemp. Convicted persons were sent to District jail.
Housewife electrocuted in Dinajpur
DINAJPUR: A housewife died after being electrocuted at Abdulpur village in Chirirbandar upazila on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Minara Begum, 38, wife of Akbar Ali of the village here. Family members said Minara Begum was electrocuted while she was cleaning the floor at her own residence around 10 am, leaving her dead on the spot. Md Haresul Islam, officer-in-charge of Chirirbandar Police Station, said they have been informed regarding the matter. There were no complaints in this connection, reports UNB.

Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

CPJ reveals weakness of journalists by appealing to President

THE Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in a letter to the Bangladesh President has expressed deep concern about the Digital Security Act 2018, which was passed by the Parliament on September 18, and urged him to return it to Parliament for a review afresh.   If this legislation was allowed to ...

International »

Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

Reuters, New delhi :Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying New Delhi had influenced the choice of a local partner.Indian political parties have been gunning for ...

International »

US official in Russia probe suggested taping Trump: Report

Reuters, Washington: The US official who oversees the federal investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump last year and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke a constitutional amendment to remove him from the White House, the New York Times reported on Friday.Deputy Attorney ...

Football »

Tabarez renews with Uruguay until Qatar World Cup

AFP, Montevideo :Despite failing health the veteran coach Oscar Tabarez has signed a four-year contract extension to remain at the Uruguay helm until the end of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the South American country's football federation said on Friday.Tabarez, who suffers from a nerve disorder that forces him ...

City »

People of the Shia community brought out a Tazia procession in the city on the occasion of Holy Ashura. The snap was taken from Azimpur area on Friday.

Entertainment »

Rishi Kapoor, Juhi Chawla to reunite for a comedy The film will reunite Kapoor and Chawla 22 years after their last film 'Daraar'

Frequent collaborators Rishi Kapoor and Juhi Chawla will reunite for a family comedy produced by Sony Pictures International and MacGuffin Pictures, reported Variety.The untitled film will be co-written by Hitesh Bhatia and Supratik Sen (Parched, Kai Po Che!), and directed by Bhatia. The film will reunite Kapoor and Chawla 22 ...

Editorial »

Rohingya crisis: UN is helpless without active cooperation of int'l community

THE United Nations was established with a mission to stop brutality and promotion of human rights across the globe but at present is apparently helpless to stop the Myanmar military atrocity on Rohingya ethnic community. Though the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the ...

Cricket »

India rout Pakistan by eight wickets in Asia Cup

AFP, Dubai :India crushed Pakistan by eight wickets in their long-awaited Asia Cup match which failed to live up to its hype in Dubai on Wednesday.Pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3-15) and part time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav (3-23) sent Pakistan, who won the toss and batted, collapsing to just 162 all ...

Football »

We aim to play SAFF U-16 Women's final: Choton

Bangladesh U-18 national women's football team head coach Golam Rabanni Choton said they aim to play the final of the SAFF U-18 Women's Championship which is scheduled to be held from September 28 to October 7 in Thimpu, Bhutan.He was speaking at a pre-departure press conference on Thursday at the ...

International »

US-North Korea relations making 'tremendous progress': Trump

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said US relations with North Korea are making "tremendous progress" from the days before his presidency when the two countries appeared close to "going to war."Trump said a recent letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un confirmed the positive track, which he said has ...

City »

Newly elected executive members of Bangladesh Photo Journalists Association paid a courtesy call on Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan at his ministry on Thursday.

Entertainment »

Not always necessary to do issue-based films: Yami Gautam

Actress Yami Gautam, who stars in Batti Gul Meter Chalu, says it is neither necessary nor possible for an actor to do issue-based films all the time. Yami was interacting with the media here on Wednesday at a promotional press conference of the film that releases on Friday. She was ...

Football »

Japanese MMA star Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto dies at 41

Tributes flowed Wednesday for charismatic Japanese Mixed Martial Artist ( MMA) Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto, who died at age 41, three weeks after announcing a battle with cancer.Born to a family of wrestlers and martial artists, the wiry, tattoo-covered Yamamoto took on larger opponents in a wide range of MMA events, ...

Editorial »

Ecological danger for destroying forest by Rohingyas

A STUDY has revealed that 4,300 acres of hills and forests have been razed in Cox's Bazar to set up refugee camps and cooking fuel for Rohingyas who fled ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. Quoting the study, news media reported that about 3,000-4,000 acres of hill land at Teknaf and Ukhia ...

International »

Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

AP,  Pyongyang :The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a big condition, with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stating he'd permanently dismantle ...

Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Write a comment to this news