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6 killed in Khagrachhari as villagers clash with BGB

At least six people, including a BGB member, were killed and several others injured in a violent clash between border guards and villagers at Gazinagar Bazar in Matiranga upazila of Khagrachhari on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as BGB member Shawon, 28, Shahab Mia alias Prokash Musha, 55, his wife Ranju, sons Ali Akbar, 28 and Ahmed Ali, 22, and ...

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Jamuna rail bridge to get addl amount of Tk 7,046.88 cr

Ecnec approves 8 projects with Tk 10,468.24 cr PID Photo The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council  (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects involving Tk 10,468.24 crore, including an increased amount of Tk 7,046.88 crore  for constructing a rail bridge over the Jamuna River. The approval came from the weekly Ecnec meeting held at the NEC conference room with ...

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Former Pirojpur MP Awal and his wife sent to jail

A Pirojpur court on Tuesday ordered police to send former lawmaker of Pirojpur-1 constitution and his wife to jail in a corruption case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). The accused are ex-lawmaker AKM Awal and also the president of Pirojpur district Awami League unit and his Laila Irad. Pirojpur District and Sessions Judge Court judge Abdul Mannan passed the order at ...

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BGB-villagers clash following cutting off trees leaves two dead in Khagrachhari

Two people including a BGB man were killed in a clash between BGB and the villagers following cutting off trees in Matiranga of Khagrachari district on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as BGB Sepoy Shaon and Md Ahammad Ali, son of Sahab Miah of Battoli village of Alutila. Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shamsuddin Bhuyan of Matiranga Thana confirming the matter said police ...

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Now Ishraque files case seeking cancellation of DSCC polls

Raising allegations of irregularity and corruption in the recently-held election to Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), BNP nominated mayoral candidate in the city poll Ishraque has filed a case seeking cancellation of its results. Allegations have been made in the case that massive irregularity and corruption took place in the election to the Dhaka South City Corporation election. The election ...

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Motiar new Chief Engr of LGED

Engineer Md Motiar Rahman has joined as the Chief Engineer of LGED on Monday . He was the Additional Chief Engineer working in LGED. Born in a respectable Muslim family in Tabirkathi village under Bakerganj Upazila in Barisal district, he joined the government service in 1988 and became the Additional Chief Engineer of LGED in November, 2018. He is a ...

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Sunamganj celebrates as Cabinet clears university bill

Photo : PID   The residents of Sunamganj celebrated the Cabinet’s final approval to the draft of ‘Sunamganj Science and Technology University Bill 2020’ on Monday. The approval came at a regular meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. People in the haor regions were delighted when they learned the news and expressed gratitude towards the prime minister and MA ...

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Indian FS Shringla meets PM Hasina

Photo: PID   Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday at her official residence Ganobhaban. Briefing the media, PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the upcoming Bangladesh visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sub-regional connectivity and various bilateral issues were discussed. Modi is scheduled to come to Bangladesh ...

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NRC, CAA won’t affect Bangladesh: Shringla

Highlighting the “most extensive and integrated” relationship between the two countries, Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday reiterated that the NRC and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will have no impact on Bangladesh. “These are purely internal to India,” he said while delivering the keynote speech at a seminar on “Bangladesh and India: A Promising Future” at Sonargaon Hotel ...

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7 ‘Rohingya robbers’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Seven suspected members of a Rohingya robber gang were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on a hill in Teknaf upazila here early Monday. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Tipped off that a gang of robbers of ‘Jokey Group’ was taking preparation to commit robbery in Jadimora-Mochni area of the ...

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