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265 killed in accidents during Eid-ul-Azha

21st September, 2016 At least 265 people were killed and over 1,153 injured in 211 accidents on roadways, waterways and railways in Bangladesh while making journey for the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. Bangladesh Passengers’ Welfare Association general secretary Muzammel Haque Chowdhury came up with the data in a press conference at Jatiya Press Club in city today. Mentioning that the accidents ...

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Over 75% of India-Bangladesh borders is fenced, says Shringla

19th September, 2016 The fence aims to control unrestricted movement, Indian envoy said. ‘Over 75 per cent of 4,096-km India-Bangladesh borders have already been fenced and remaining portions are being fenced in a phased manner,’ says Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla.   ‘India is fencing its borders with Bangladesh to check crimes, terrorists’ movement, cross-border harmful activities ...

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South Korea lifts travel alert for Bangladesh

19th September, 2016 South Korea on Monday has lifted its temporary travel alert for Bangladesh, which was issued in July after a deadly terrorist attack took place in Dhaka’s Gulshan café that toll 22 lives including 17 foreigners.   Quoting the country’s foreign ministry, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency published the news on Monday.   The temporary travel warning was ...

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PM shocked at AL leader Aminul Islam’s death

19th September, 2016 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed deep shock at the death of president of Mymensingh city chapter of Awami League Aminul Islam Tara.   In a condolence message, the Prime Minister said Awami League has lost a good organiser, while the people of Mymensingh one of their beloved leaders at the death of Aminul Islam.   ...

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Robot, spy devices seized at Dhaka airport

9th September, 2016 Customs officials in Dhaka’s Shahjalal International Airport have seized an illegally imported healthcare robot weighing 15 kilograms and several “spy devices” along with other spy hardware and networking devices. The officials detained a man when he came to release the robot and devices from the airport today claiming those as ‘toys and computer’ in the clearance unit. ...

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President offers Eid-ul-Azha prayer at National Eidgah

13th September, 2016 President Abdul Hamid offered his Eid-ul-Azha prayer along with hundreds of people from all walks of life at the National Eidgah in the capital this morning. Cabinet members, judges of the Supreme Court, members of parliament, senior political leaders and high civil and military officials also offered their prayers at the main Eid jamaat held at 8 ...

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Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Azha with religious fervor

   13th September, 2016 The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated today across the country with due solemnity and religious fervour.   The festival began in the morning with offering of Eid prayers by tens of millions of Muslims at mosques and Eidgahs throughout the country.   After the prayers, a special munajat ...

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33 Bangladeshi haji dies in Saudi Arabia

  9th September, 2016 A total of 33 Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died between August 7 and September 8 – because of various reasons including old age complications – in Saudi Arabia this year.   Of them, 24 pilgrims were male and nine female, according to an announcement at the bulletin of Ministry of Religious Affairs’ hajj management department today.   ...

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Deal signed to build satellite named after ‘Bangabandhu’

9th September, 2016 Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Friday signed a Tk 1,400 crore agreement with Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) to build the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 and its launching ground. BTRC chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood and deputy chief executive of HSBC, Bangladesh, Mahbub-Ur Rahman singed the deal on behalf of their respective sides at BTRC office in the ...

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PM sends Eid greetings cards to Raushan, Ershad

Sun Online Desk     9th September, 2016   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sent Eid greetings cards to opposition leader in the parliament Raushan Ershad and Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad.   PM’s protocol officer SM Khurshid Alam carried the separate Eid cards for Raushan Ershad and Ershad   AKM Abdur Rahim Mia, assistant private secretary to the opposition leader, ...

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