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Independence earned at cost of blood got fulfillment on Jan 10: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said the independence of the country which was earned at the cost of blood got fulfillment after the home coming of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on January 10. “Bangladesh achieved victory on December 16, 1971 under the leadership of Bangabandhu. Yet, there was a black spot in the mind ...

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Training aircraft crashes in Rajshahi

A two-seater training aircraft crash landed and nose-dived at Shah Makhdum Airport in Rajshahi on Saturday afternoon. The accident took place around 3:00pm and the on-boarding instructor and a trainee pilot escaped serious injuries. Airport security supervisor Abdul Matin confirming the matter said, “It was an aircraft of Galaxy Flying Academy.” The aircraft has been damaged. Flying Academy officials were ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 22 more die, 692 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 22 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,756. Another 692 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 521,382. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Saturday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 181 coronavirus ...

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7,317 people killed in accidents in 2020

A total of 7,317 people were killed and 9,021 others injured in 5,397 road, railway and waterway accidents across the country in 2020. Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers’ welfare platform, disclosed the matter in a press conference held in front of Jatiya Press Club on Saturday morning. The report was made based on news published in daily national and ...

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Freedom ends when someone spreads falsehoods, hurt others: Joy

Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said everyone has the right to freedom of speech, but that freedom ends when someone spreads falsehoods that end up hurting others. “No one has the right to hurt others,” he said noting that Twitter and other social media in the US have banned US President Donald Trump along with several other ...

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Bangladeshi physician dies of coronavirus in US

A Bangladeshi doctor died from Covid-19 infection in a hospital at Connecticut of the United States on Friday. Dr Mustafizur Rahman, 68, breathed his last in Hartford Hospital while undergoing treatment. Earlier, he was infected with Covid-19 several days ago. He left behind his wife Lulu Rahman, son Raeed, relatives and many admirers to mourn his death. Dr Mustafizur Rahman ...

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Snake venom worth Tk 85 crore seized, 5 arrested

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized snake venom worth Tk 85 crore and arrested five smugglers from Dhaka’s Rampura police station area on Friday noon. The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet. Acting on a tip-off, a team of law enforcers carried out a drive at Chowdhury Para Lohar Gate area under Rampura police station and arrested them ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 16 more die, 785 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 16 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 7,734. Another 785 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 520,690. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Friday afternoon. In the last 24 hours, 181 coronavirus ...

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Schoolgirl Anushka murder: 10-day remand sought for Fardin

Police on Friday sought a 10-day remand for Iftekhar Fardin Dihan, the lone accused in a case filed over the murder of an O level student of Mastermind School after rape in Kalabagan area of the capital. A remand petition has been submitted to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court to this end. Earlier, Md Al Amin, father of the ...

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IGP warns cops on wrongdoing

Inspector General of Police Benazir Ahmed has warned members of Bangladesh Police that stern action would be taken if anyone is involved in misdeed. He made the comment while addressing at annual general meeting of Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday morning. “I don’t expect any more news in the media about the brutality of police,” said ...

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