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4 firearms recovered in Sundarbans

Bagerhat, Sept 15 : Members of Coast Guard recovered four firearms from the Sundarbans in Mrigmari area of Monga upazila on Friday night. Being tipped off that a gang of forest robbers was staying in the area, a team of Coast Guard conducted a drive in the area around 8pm. Sensing the presence of the coast guard members, the forest ...

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‘Arms trader’ held with firearms in C’nawabganj

Chapainawabganj, Sept 15 : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a suspected drug trader along with arms from Balutungi area in Bholahat upazila on Friday night. The arrestee is Shahadat Hossain, 20, son of Monirul Islam, a resident of Jhaubon area in the upazila. A press release of Rab-5, said that team of Rab-5 conducted the ...

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2nd Teesta Bridge link road, bridge on it collapse

Photo: Local administration trying to protect the bridge and the link road dropping sand sacks. Lalmonirhat, Sept 14 : A portion of the link road of the 2nd Teesta Bridge at the mouth of a small bridge was washed away by strong current while a part of the bridge collapsed at Echli in Gangachhara upazila early Friday. The bridge and ...

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Partial production at Barapukuria power plant resumes

Barpukuria power plant. File photo Dinajpur, Sept 14 : Power production from a unit of Barpukuria coal-fired power plant resumed Friday after 52 days of suspension for want of coal. Chief engineer Abdul Hakim Sarker of the plant said power production from no 3 unit started around 2:28 am on Friday. Though, the production capacity of the unit is 275MW units, ...

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Fakhrul in NY at UN invitation, not to lodge complaints: BNP

Photo: BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed speaking at a discussion at the Jatiya Press Club on Friday. Dhaka, Sept 14 : BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Friday said their party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam went to the UN Headquarters in New York at the invitation of its Secretary General to present the country’s “current real scenario”, not to ...

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Nahid stresses upgradation of curriculum, edu system

Photo: Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid chairs a scholarship awarding  ceremony at Crime Reporters’ Association of Bangladesh (CRAB) Auditorium on Friday, Sep 14, 2018. Dhaka, Sep 14 : Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Friday stressed the need for upgradation of curriculum and education system to make the future generation capable and fit for the advanced world. The minister came ...

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RMG workers protest fixation of minimum wage at Tk 8000

Several hundred garment workers under the banner of ‘Garments Workers’ Trade union Centre’ a platform of  RMG workers, staged sit-in in front of the National Press Club around 11:30 am on Friday, Sep 14, 2018. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Sept 14 : Rejecting the fixation of minimum wage at Tk 8000 by the government readymade garment (RMG) workers on Friday staged ...

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Road Transport Bill 2018 placed in JS

Maximum 5-yr jail for death or serious injuries by reckless driving Dhaka, Sept 13 : The much-anticipated ‘Road Transport Bill, 2018’ was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday. The Bill has a provision of maximum 5 years’ jail for any death or serious injuries caused by reckless or negligent driving while death penalty for intentional murder by driving. Road ...

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Marine resources might be a game changer for Bangladesh: Amu

56 businesspeople get CIP card Photo : Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu hands over the Commercially Important Person (CIP) card to a businessman on Thursday, September 13, 2018 Dhaka, Sept 13 : Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Thursday said Bangladesh can be one of the richest countries in the world if its marine resources can properly be tapped. Addressing ...

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Bangabandhu killer Rashid’s son-in-law held under ICT act

Fuad Zaman, son-in-law of Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, executed killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Sept 13 : Members of Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) on Wednesday night arrested the son-in-law of Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, executed killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, from city’s Hatirjheel area for posting derogatory comments against Bangabandhu on Facebook. Fuad Zaman, ...

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