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35 shops gutted in Bhola fire

At least 35 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Elish Junction Bazar in Sadar upazila of Bhola on Saturday night.   The fire broke out from an electric short circuit at ‘Amir Workshop’ around 9:18am and engulfed adjoining shops numbering around 35 including two electronics showrooms, three electric shops, three mobile showrooms and two hardware shops, ...

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2 killed in Keraniganj road crash

Two person were killed when a bus rammed an auto-rickshaw in Abdullahpur stand area of Keraniganj on Sunday morning. Among the deceased, one is the auto-rickshaw driver and the other is a passenger. The details of the deceased could not be known immediately. The accident took place when a bus rammed the auto-rickshaw in the area, leaving the duo dead ...

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Bodi to Yaba traders: ‘Surrender by Wednesday’

Abdur Rahman Bodi. Photo: Collected Cox’s Bazar, Jan 13 : Controversial ex-MP Abdur Rahman Bodi on Friday asked yaba traders at Teknaf and Ukhia upazilas to surrender within five days. “If the enlisted yaba traders do not surrender within five days, they will face terrible consequences,” he said. Bodi, the twice-elected  while exchanging views with the locals at his residence ...

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Join parliament, PM urges MPs-elect of BNP

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a joint meeting of Awami League Advisory Council and Central Working Committee at the party’s Bangabandhu Avenue central office on Saturday, Jan 12, 2019. Dhaka, Jan 12 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the MPs-elect of BNP to join Parliament for the sake of democracy and utilise the scope for their return ...

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Land minister asks all staff to submit wealth info by Feb 28

Land minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury on Saturday ordered all officials of land ministry to submit their wealth statements by February 28. “All staff and officials of land offices from union parishad to the Land Ministry must have to submit their wealth statements by this timeframe,” he said in a view exchange with journalists at Bangabandhu Hall of Chattogram Press Club. Saifuzzaman ...

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Another NBR move to check tax dodging by foreign workers

Dhaka, Jan 12 : The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to distribute leaflets among the foreign nationals who are engaged in various types of jobs in the country to ensure revenue collection from them. “We have taken a decision to bring the service holder foreigners under the tax net and motivate them not to evade taxes,” a senior ...

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RMG workers block Mirpur Road

Workers of different garments staged demonstrations in different parts of Dhaka city for sixth consecutive day on Saturday demanding cancellation of discriminatory wage board announced by the government for them. The protesting workers took to the streets in the morning and put up barricade at Mirpur-1 and Ansar Camp areas in Kolyanpur, halting vehicular movement. Besides, the workers are also ...

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Allama Shafi against sending girls to schools, colleges after 5th grade

Hefajat-e-Islam Ameer Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi. File Photo Hefajat-e-Islam Ameer Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi on Friday urged parents not to send their daughters to schools and colleges for further education after they complete fourth or fifth grades. Shafi also administrated an oath at the 118th annual mehfil of Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Muinul Islam Madrasah in Hathazari making its participants ...

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Bangladesh ranks 25th in global terrorism index

Bangladesh has been ranked in 25th position in the 2018 Global Terrorism Index. This is an improvement on the previous years as Bangladesh is among the four nations in South Asia that have experienced decline in terror attacks. Bangladesh climbed down four spots to the level of countries experiencing medium impact of terrorism, ranking 25th among 163 countries with a ...

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Fake Facebook pages in Bangabandhu family members’ names to face action: AL

Dhaka, Jan 11 : Urging the admins of fake Facebook pages opened in the names of Bangabandhu’s family members to immediately announce those as unofficial, ruling Awami League has warned that legal action will be taken in case of failure. There is no official Facebook page of any of the Bangabandhu’s family members, including his daughters Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh ...

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