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Tk 338-cr project planned for digital land zoning

Ecnec clears four projects The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved four projects involving Tk 796 crore, including a Tk 338-crore scheme, to make mouza and plot-based national digital land zoning. The approval came from the 10th Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal year, held virtually with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in ...

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Outsiders barred from entering college campuses, police patrol intensified

The government has prohibited entry of outsiders to campuses of all public and private colleges to avoid any untoward incident. It also directed the authorities concerned to close dormitories and intensify police patrolling on the campuses. Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) came up with the directives on Tuesday, three days into gang-rape in a hall of Sylhet MC ...

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HC forms probe body on Sylhet college rape

The High Court has formed a three-member committee to probe into gang-rape of a woman at Murari Chand College in Sylhet on September 25. Judge of Nari O Shishu Nirjatan Tribunal of Sylhet is head of the committee while Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) and Chief Judicial Magistrate of Sylhet are members. Justice Md Mojibur Rahman Mia and Justice Md Mohiuddin ...

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Bangladesh, India agree to resolve water-sharing issues

Bangladesh and India on Tuesday agreed to resolve water-sharing issues of common rivers, including Teesta River, and bring down border killings to a zero level, says Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. He came up with the remarks while briefing reporters at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after the 6th Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting. Bangladesh laid emphasis on ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 26 more die, 1,488 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,219. Another 1,488 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 362,043. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Tuesday afternoon.Health authorities reported another 1,625 people to have recovered ...

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ACC arrests JMI Group chairman Abdur Razzaq

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Abdur Razzaq, the chairman of JMI Group, on charges of supplying fake N-95 masks. ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya confirmed the information to media on Tuesday noon. Earlier on July 8, the anti graft body quizzed Razzaq over allegations of corruption in purchasing masks, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other materials.

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Bangladesh, Nigeria sign MoU on establishing bilateral consultations mechanism

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Establishment of Bilateral Consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria was signed on Monday on a zoom platform. Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Ambassador Masud Bin Momen and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria Ambassador Mustapha Lawal Sulaiman signed the ...

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Bangladesh envoy to KSA presents credentials to OIC Secy Gen

Bangladesh Ambassador to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Javed Patwary presented his credentials to the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Yousef Bin Ahmad Abdul Rahman Al- Othaimeen at OIC headquarters in Jeddah on Monday. Patwary, who is concurrently accrediting him as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to OIC, had a meeting with the Secretary General of ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 32 more die, 1,407 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 5,193. Another 1,407 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 360,555. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Monday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 1,582 people to ...

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Regent Group chairman Shahed gets life imprisonment in arms case

A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced Regent Group chairman Mohammad Shahed alias Shahed Karim to life term imprisonment in an arms case. Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Dhaka Special Tribunal-1 delivered the verdict in presence of the accused this afternoon. On September 19, the court set today for announcement of the verdict after concluding the hearing of During the trial ...

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