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Mortal remains of war hero CR Dutta arrives in Dhaka

The body of war hero Chitta Ranjan Dutta, Bir Uttam, widely known as CR Dutta, reached Dhaka on Monday morning from the US where he passed away on August 25 at the age of 93. The coffin of commander of sector number four during the Liberation War arrived in Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) after 8:30am on Monday, airport ...

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Khulna SP, family members test positive for Covid-19

SM Shafiullah, superintendent of Khulna police, and three of his family members have been diagnosed with coronavirus. The SP was admitted at Khulna Medical College Hospital on Friday night, Shahidul Islam Mukul, an associate professor at the hospital, said today. The test results of the samples taken from the SP, his wife and two children came out positive on August ...

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AL nominates Biswas for Pabna-4 by-poll

Ruling Awami League on Sunday nominated Iswardi Upazila Chairman Nuruzzaman Biswas as the party candidate for the upcoming by-elections to Jatiya Sangsad Pabna-4 constituency. The nomination was finalised at a meeting of the Awami League Parliamentary Board held at PM’s official residence Ganobhaban. Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chaired the meeting, while other members of the board ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 42 more die, 1,897 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh reported 42 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking a total of 4,248. Another 1,897 coronavirus patients are found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 310,822. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Sunday afternoon. Health authorities reported another 3,044 people to ...

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Don’t allow infiltrators into AL: Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked her party leaders not to allow the infiltrators into Bangladesh Awami League (AL) saying that the party’s image will be tarnished due to their misdeeds. “When any (party) remains in power, some people come in (join the party) from different sides. After joining the party, they resort to different incidents and misdeeds. The ...

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Coronavirus claims life of another policeman

Another member of the Bangladesh Police died from COVID-19 infections at a hospital in the capital on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Sadhan Chandra Barman, 42, a police constable of Tangail, hailing from Saturia upazila of Manikganj. He breathed his last at Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital in Dhaka at 8:00 am while undergoing treatment. Mustafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) ...

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Hossaini Dalan blast case: Trial stuck in legal tangle

It is five years since the trial of Hossaini Dalan bomb blast case began, but has got stuck in legal complexities, making the case linger on. According to court sources, no witness testified before the tribunal since October 22, 2018. A total of 11 witnesses out of 46 have so far been examined by the court during the period from ...

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Holy Ashura being observed

The holy Ashura is being observed across the country today with due respect and religious solemnity, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). It is the 10th day of Muharram month in Hijri calendar. Muslims across the world recall the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA) along with his family ...

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WHO DG lauds Bangladesh efforts to control COVID-19

Director General of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the ongoing activities and various initiatives taken by the government of Bangladesh to control COVID-19. He thanked Bangladesh for its support and cooperation to the World Health Organization in tackling this global pandemic. The WHO DG praised the government of Bangladesh, in particular, for its effective role ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 32 more die, 2,131 test positive in 24hrs

Bangladesh on Saturday reported 32 new deaths from the novel coronavirus infection in a daily count, taking the death toll to 4,206. Another 2,131 coronavirus patients found in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 308,925. A press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) made the disclosure on Saturday afternoon. Health authorities reported that another ...

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