Saturday, 02 Jul, 2022


Two brothers drown in Gaibandha

Two Cousins drowned in a pond in Sundarganj of Gaibandha on Friday (July 1). The deceased were identified as Ahsan Mia (5) son of Mohammad Ali of Dakshin Sams village in Sreepur union of Ahsan upazila and Bayezid Hossain (4) son of Ashraful Islam of Bayezid Khamar Dhubani village.

Police arrests 3 Rohingya’s with 50 thousand Yaba 

Police have arrested three Rohingya’s and recovered fifty thousand pieces of Yaba tablets in Ukhia of Cox's Bazar. On Thursday (July 1) night an operation was carried out around 10 pm in Marichya Garubazar area of Haldia Palang Union. The detainees were identified as Abu

Eid-Ul-Azha: Slow sale of train tickets, passengers falls sick

Hundreds of Passengers after failing to book rail tickets online gathered in the capital's Kamalapur railway station on Friday (July 1). Bangladesh railway have started selling advance tickets for Eid-Ul-Azha today at 8 am, while standing in line many passengers have fallen ill due

Bangladesh reaffirms pledge to achieve SDG-14

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has reaffirmed Bangladesh's commitment to achieve all targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 - "conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development". "To eliminate Illegal,

Met office predicts rain in parts of country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind at different parts of the country in 24 hours as of 9am tomorrow. "Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur

Six years of Holey Artisan attack: Paper book ready for hearing

Today (July 1) marks the 6th anniversary of the Holey Artisan Bakery attack, the deadliest night of terror in the country's history that saw 22 civilians killed, the majority of them foreigners residing in or visiting the capital's diplomatic quarter around Gulshan-Baridhara.

Budget for FY 2022-23 passed in Parliament

The parliament today (June 30) has passed a budget of Tk 6 lakh 8 thousand 84 crore for the fiscal year 2022-23.  The budget was passed by voice vote in a parliamentary session chaired by Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury this noon.  The budget will be effective from Friday

Bangladesh to observe Eid-ul-Azha on July 10

Eid-ul-Azha will fall on July 10 in Bangladesh as the moon for the month of Zil Hajj on the Islamic calendar has been sighted this evening (June 30). The announcement was made at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee at the meeting hall of the Islamic Foundation at Baitul

Teacher murder: Jitu on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court today (June 30) placed Ashraful Islam Jitu on a five-day remand in the case filed on charge of beating teacher Utpal Kumar Sarkar to death in Savar of Ashulia. Dhaka Senior Judicial Magistrate Rajib Hasan issued the order after the investigating officer of the case

BB unveils monetary policy aims to check inflation

Bangladesh Bank today (June 30) has unveiled the monetary policy for the first half of the fiscal year with an ambitious target of taming inflation and keeping the foreign exchange reserve stable. The central bank governor Fazle Kabir announced the monetary policy for FY23 at a press

Cattle markets: Govt urges all to follow instructions 

On the occasion of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, the government has urged all to follow the instructions for proper management of the cattle markets (haats).  Instructions are as follows: Adequate open space should be selected for setting up the sacrificial cattle market (haat) and

Chattogram, Rangpur, Gazipur, Barishal get new police commissioners

The government has appointed four new police commissioners for Chattogram, Rangpur, Gazipur and Barisal Metropolitan cities on Thursday (June 30). A notification signed by Dhananjay Kumar Das, deputy secretary of the police-1 branch of the public security department of the home

RAB arrests 3 with firearms in Cox's Bazar

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB 15) has arrested three robbers along with six firearms from Teknaf Baharchhara area of Cox's Bazar. The elite force carried out an operation in Baharchhara area of Teknaf on Wednesday (June 30) night.  The detainees are Abu Hurairah Mohammad

War crimes: One to die, 3 jailed unto death in Habiganj

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) awarded death sentence to a man and imprisonment unto death to three others for committing crimes against humanity during the country’s liberation war in 1971. A three-member bench of ICT led by its chairman Justice Md Shahinur Islam

Man arrested for 'attempt of sabotage at Padma Bridge'

Police have arrested a man on charges of attempting to sabotage the Padma Bridge. Md. Asaduzzaman, Chief of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit (CTTC) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) confirmed the information on Thursday (June 30). However, DMP has not yet

50 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 50 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Thursday (June 30). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Met office predicts rain in parts of country

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today predicted that light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind may occur at different parts of the country in 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow. "Light to moderate rain or thundershower with

Five killed in Narsingdi road accident

At least five pedestrians were killed and four others injured as a covered van hit them in Mahmudabad Bazar Machine House area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi on Thursday (June 30) morning. The deceased were identified as Farooq Miah (55), son of Fayez Ali of

Banks asked to set up booths in cattle markets for detecting fake notes

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has asked scheduled banks to set up booths in the cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha to detect fake or forged notes considering the huge cash transaction. To this end, the central bank asked the commercial banks to assign dedicated officers as coordinators of

Student arrested for killing Savar teacher

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested Ashraful Ahsan Zitu, a student, for allegedly killing his teacher by a cricket stump at Ashulia of Dhaka, from Sreepur of Gazipur.   The teacher succumbed to his injuries on Monday after he was allegedly hit with a cricket