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PM joins BGB Day program, stresses on making strong fibres of bonds

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members to nurture the spirit of mutual confidence, respect, discipline and sympathy to strengthen its morale. “Mutual confidence and respect as well as discipline at all level and sympathy to each others would make strong the fibres of bonds in the force,” the premier said. She was addressing ...

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Journalist Utpal Das found in N’ganj

Utpal Das, a journalist at online news portal purbopaschimbd.com, was found in Narayanganj early Wednesday (December 20), nearly 70 days after he went missing in October. Bhulta Police Outpost Inspector Shahidul Islam told that Utpal was dropped off from a black microbus before a filing station in Aduria area, at the night. Utpals’s father Chittaranjan Das said that he and ...

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Farmers Bank MD removed

The Bangladesh Bank has removed Farmers Bank Limited (FBL) managing director (MD) AKM Shameem from his post on Tuesday amid allegations of negligence of duty and mismanagement. The central bank sacked him as per Section 46 of Bank Company Act, Bangladesh Bank executive director and spokesperson Subhankar Saha told Journalist. On 27 November, ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) MP Muhiuddin ...

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Sundarganj MP Golam Mostofa passes away

Golam Mostofa Ahmed, lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) constituency, died at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka early Tuesday (December 19), after battling injuries from a road accident for nearly one month. The MP breathed his last at around 08:45am, said family sources. Ripon, a nephew of the deceased, said that Golam Mostofa was injured in a road accident in Tangail, ...

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10 killed in stampede at Mohiuddin’s Qulkhwani

At least 10 people were killed and many injured in a stampede at Qulkhwani program of former CCC mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury in a Chittagong community center on Monday noon (Dec 18). The identities of the deceased are yet to be ascertained. The injured are undergoing treatment at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH). However, the death toll may rise. Chittagong Medical ...

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SC stays bail of Apan Jewellers’ owners

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday (Dec 18) stayed the High Court order that granted bail to three owners of Apan Jewellers in three cases. Chamber Judge Mohammad Iman Ali passed the order following a government plea against the HC bail order. Earlier on Thursday (Dec 14), the High Court granted bail to the three owners of ...

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3 held with 7.5kg gold at Shahjalal International airport

The customs officials have arrested three people and seized gold bars weighing around 7.5 kilogrammes from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka. The prevention team of Dhaka Customs House detained the people and seized the gold bars worth abut Tk. 3.70 crore in the early hours on Monday (December 18). Assistant commissioner of Dhaka Customs House Saidul Islam confirmed ...

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Minister Sayedul’s 1st janaza held at JS

The first namaz-e-janaza of Fisheries and Livestock Minister M Sayedul Hoque was held at the South plaza of Jatiya Sangsad early Sunday (December 17). President Md Abdul Hamid, Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, Minister for Road Transport & Bridges Obaidul Quader, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Rail Minister Mujibul Haque, Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif, ...

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PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on Victory Day

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of 47th Victory Day Saturday (December 16). The Premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu memorial museum in Dhanmondi, at around 7:30am. Flanked by some top leaders of the party, ...

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Fisheries and livestock minister Sayedul Hoque dies

  Fisheries and livestock minister Muhammed Sayedul Hoque passed away at a city hospital on Saturday morning. He was 75. Sayedul, an organiser of Liberation War and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s political aide, breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) around 8:30am, said ministry public relations officer Shah Alam Badshah. The minister had been undergoing treatment at ...

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