Friday, 27 May, 2022


Disabled girl raped in cityÔÇÖs Khilgaon area

DHAKA: A disabled girl was allegedly raped at a rickshaw garage in Meradia area of the capital. Khilgaon police said, “As she is a physically handicapped girl, the exact time and date of the incident were not clear. But the incident might have taken place Saturday or Sunday.” Owner of

Home Minister visits injured policemen

DHAKA: Home Minister advocate Sahara Khatun visited the policemen wounded during Sunday’s hartal at city’s Rajarbag police hospital on Tuesday noon. The police personnel received wounds while performing their duties during the down-to-dusk hartal enforced by the main opposition BNP on

Arrest warrant against 4 including Nizami, Mujahid, Sayedee

DHAKA: A Dhaka court Tuesday issued arrest warrants against Jamaat-e-Islami’s four top leaders, including its Amir Moulana Matiur Rahman Nizami, in a case filed against them for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.The other accused are Jamaat Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad

Bangladesh reelected member of UN CEDAW Committee

DHAKA: Bangladesh has been elected member of the UN Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) for a second time.Twelve countries, out of 21 in the race, were elected members of the CEDAW Committee to the 2011-14 term in the elections held in the UN

Venom seized in Chuadanga; Two arrested

CHUADANGA: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two people alongwith seven bottles of snake venom, worth about Tk 1 crore, from Damurhuda border area in the district Monday night. Acting on a tip off, members of the elite force went to the house of one Ghani Mia at Aramdanga

Road crash kills cop, injures 2 in Ctg

CHITTAGONG: A truck rammed into a CNG-run baby-taxi in the city’s Dampara area early Tuesday, leaving a police sub-inspector dead and two constables injured.The deceased was SI Mohammad Ferdous Ahmed, 32, hailed from Laksam upazlia in Comilla district.Injured constables Mohammad

CNG driver killed following police action

DHAKA: A three-wheeler driver was killed following police baton charge Monday night at capital`s Noyatola area.   Ramna Police said they arrested CNG-run three-wheeler driver Babor Ali alias Babu, 40, Monday night from Noyatola.     “When he was brought to the Ramna police

three-wheeler driver killed following police action

DHAKA: A three-wheeler driver was killed following police baton charge Monday night at capital’s Noyatola area.Ramna Police said they arrested CNG-run three-wheeler driver Babor Ali alias Babu, 40, Monday night from Noyatola.  “When he was brought to the Ramna police station, he

Govt employeesÔÇÖ retirement age extended to 60

DHAKA: The retirement age of government employees extends from 57 to 60 years as Parliament Monday passed a law for enactment to this effect.Labour and Employment Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain placed the Bangladesh Labour (Amendment) Bill 2010 providing for extension of the

Garment workers assaulted in Narayanganj

NARAYANGANJ: Workers of a garment factory came under attack by a gang of hooligans at Nayabari in Kachpur Monday that left 15 labourers injured, police and workers said.Following the incident, the garment workers vandalized their own factory- Ananta Denim Technology – to protest attack

Infighting injures 10 of AL in Natore

NATORE: Internal fight over domination between two rival groups of ruling Awami League left at least 10 people injured, including a woman, on Monday at Halsa bazar in Sadar upazila.Witnesses and police said the shopkeepers in the bazar closed around 100 shops as soon as the fight began

Unidentified body recovered in Narayanganj

NARAYANGANJ: Police recovered body of an unidentified young girl from Chashara area Monday.Police suspects unknown assailants strangulated her to death and dumped the body on Nawab Salimullah Road.Fatulla police recovered the body and sent to Narayanganj General Hospital for

Suspended BDR mutiny trial begins in Sylhet

SYLHET: The suspended BDR mutiny trial of Sunamganj-8 rifle battalion began in Sylhet on Monday.Formation of allegations against 14 BDR soldiers were worked out as the trial began at the Special Court-3 at BDR Sector Headquarters here with Director General of BDR Rafiqul Islam as the

Low-lying areas in Kurigram flooded

KURIGRAM : Onrush of hill waters across the border and incessant rain for last few days submerged a vast land in 12 unions of  five upazilas, leaving about 20,000 people virtually marooned.Rain-fed 16 rivers, including Brahmaputra, Dharala, Teesta and Dudhkumor marked a sharp rise on

Hustles over hartal: Shamsher Mobin remanded for a day

DHAKA: Police Monday took BNP Vice-chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury on a day’s remand for grilling in connection with troubles during Sunday’s hartal enforced by the opposition party.Shamsher Mobin, also ex-foreign secretary, is held on charges of obstructing police from discharging

Jai Jai din journalists demand payments

DHAKA: Former journalists of the Bengali daily Jai Jai Din formed a human chain in front of Dhaka Reporters’ Unity on Monday for dues.At least 20 ex-journalists of the daily took part in the agitation, who later brought out a procession.Many journalists were sacked while many resigned

Road mishaps kill one, 25 injured in Comilla, Manikganj

DHAKA: Separate road accidents in Comilla and Manikganj districts on Monday left one person killed and 25 others’s Comilla Correspondent quoting sub-inspector Lutfur Rahman of Lalmai Police camp said, a speeding microbus ran over Jalal Hossain, 15, son of

Adivasi people yet to get land rights: Dy. Spkr

DHAKA: Deputy Speaker Colonel (retd) Showkat Ali Monday said people of all religions had fought against Pakistan with the spirit of Bengali Nationalism in 1971.“But Adivasi people are yet to get their land rights and are displaced from their land,” he said.The deputy speaker was

2 children among 6 killed in lightning in three districts

DHAKA : Six people were killed, including two children and a woman, in lightning strikes in three districts Monday as inclement weather persists over the country amid rain coupled with gales of wind.The districts that came under the fatal cloudbursts are Chapainawabganj, Satkhira and

Heroin worth Tk 85 lakh seized in Rajbari

Rajbari:  Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Monday seized heroin worth about Tk. 85 lakh from a bus in the district town.Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB-8 searched a Kushtia-bound passenger bus at Polash Filing Station near Sripur bus stand at about 2pm and recovered 850 grams