Friday, 27 May, 2022

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Car-autorickshaw collision: 2 killed in city's Uttara 

Two people were killed and two others injured as a private car collided head-on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in capital’s Uttara on Thursday (May 5) morning. The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Tayab Ali, 60, of Melandah upazila of Jamalpur district and passenger

5 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested five 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 (May 5). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

Bangladesh provides essential medicines to Sri Lanka

Bangladesh on Thursday (May 5) provided medical supplies of Taka 20 crore to Sri Lanka which is facing a severe shortage of essential drugs amid an economic downturn. Of the supply, Bangladesh government and local private entrepreneurs each provided Taka 10 crore worth medical products

Offices reopen after Eid vacation

Offices, including banks and financial institutions, reopened on Thursday (May 5) as the three-day public holiday on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr ended. But presence of the officials and employees was seen comparatively lower in city’s secretariat and Motijheel bank

3 more arrested over New Market clashes

Three more people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the recent clashes at New Market that claimed two lives. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested them from Shariatpur and Cox’s Bazar. A press conference will be held to disclose the details at the RAB Media

Four arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested four 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 Wednesday (May 4). Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and

It takes 138 hrs, 55 signatures to move 1 truck from India to Bangladesh: World Bank

Despite massive connectivity plans and infrastructure development, South Asia remains the least integrated region in the world — just 5 per cent of its total trade takes place within the region. Greater integration and seamless connectivity could see trade increase by an estimated

Two killed in Barishal bike- three-wheeler collision 

Two youths were killed and another was injured as their bike collided with a three-wheeler on Barishal-Patuakhali highway in Barishal district on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Nirob, 25, son of Shahjahan Mridha, and Limon, 20, son of Nasir Howldar. Both were residents of

Be vigilant against religion peddlers: Joy wishes EID greetings to nation 

Mentioning equality, harmony, and chastity as the essence of Eid, Prime Minister's ICT Advisor Sajeeb Wazed Joy urged the countrymen to remain vigilant against extremists and religion peddlers.   Extending Eid greetings to all citizens, he wrote from his verified Facebook

PM offers prayers at her martyred family members’ graves

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday offered prayers at the graves of the martyred family members of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Banani in the city. The prime minister along with her younger sister Sheikh Rehana offered fateha and munajat at the

Padma Bridge to open in June, PM to fix date after Eid

Awami League Presidium Member Shajahan Khan on Tuesday (May 3) said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will fix the date for the inauguration of much-anticipated Padma Bridge after the Eid holidays.   He was talking to journalists after offering Eid prayers at Madaripur municipality

Largest Eid congregation held at Sholakia

The country’s largest eid congregation was held at historic Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj district at 10:00am on Tuesday. Thousands of devotees joined the congregation amid tight security measures after a two-year closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Shaykh Shuaib bin Abdur

PM greets FFs with gifts on Eid-ul-Fitr

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (May 3) greeted all Freedom Fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr.   The premier sent flowers, fruits and sweetmeats to the war-wounded freedom fighters (FFs) and members of the martyred families at Martyred and

President offers Eid prayers at Bangabhaban

President M Abdul Hamid on Tuesday (May 3) offered the prayers of Eid-ul-Fitr along with his family members and some officials at Durbar Hall of the Bangabhaban in the capital.   The head of the state along with key civil and military officials and family members offered the Eid

5 Eid jamaats held at Baitul Mukarram

A total of five congregations were held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in city on Tuesday morning (May 3) on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of Muslims. The first Eid jamaat at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the capital was held at 7am on

Bangladesh celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr

The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of Muslims, is being celebrated Tuesday (May 3) across the country amid due solemnity, fervor and gaiety. Millions from all strata of life have begun the very auspicious occasion this morning offering the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers

Haji Selim in good health abroad, likely to come back soon: Family sources

Haji Mohammad Selim, lawmaker from Dhaka-7 constituency, went abroad to undergo routine health examinations. Sources at the family of Haji Selim confirmed that he is in good health and will come back to the country within a couple of days. It is learnt that the lawmaker left Dhaka

Nasrul Hamid informs countrymen of new gas reserve ahead of Eid

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has greeted the people of the country on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr with good news of detecting a new gas reserve in Sylhet. In his verified Facebook Page on Monday, he said the gas reserve has been detected in well no-7 of Koilashtila

Bangladesh set to celebrate Eid-ul Fitr tomorrow

Bangladesh is set to celebrate holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of Muslims, tomorrow (May 3). Eid-ul-Fitr is an Arabic word meaning "festival of breaking of the fast" as it marks the end of the Muslim’s fasting month of Ramadan, the ninth month

40 Chandpur villages celebrate Eid

As many as 40 villages of Chandpur district are celebrating the Eid-ul-Fitr today (May 2) as they prefer to observe holy days in line with Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries. The villagers are in Hajiganj, Faridganj, Matlab North, Kachua and Shahrasti upazilas. The main