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Book on Bangabandhu with Pak Intelligence info to be a good read: PM

Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaking at the publication ceremony of the first edition of ‘Secret Documents of Intelligence Branch on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’ at Ganobhaban. Dhaka, Sept 7 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said the new book containing the secret documents of Pakistani Intelligence Branch (IB) on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will ...

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Govt out to kill Khaleda in jail, alleges BNP

photo: BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaking at a conference at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office. Dhaka, Sept 7 : Voicing serious concern over its chairperson’s health condition, BNP on Friday alleged that the government is out with an ‘evil plan’ to kill Khaleda Zia in jail. “The family members of our leader Khaleda Zia met her in jail ...

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Bullet-hit body found in Gazipur

Photo: Displayed Emergency department on Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College and Hospital. Gazipur, Sept 7 : Police on Thursday recovered the bullet-hit body of an unidentified youth from Hilejor area in Kapasia upazila. Additional police super Russel Sheikh said hearing the sound of exchanging gunfire from the area when police went to the spot the terrorists fled away. Later, police recovered ...

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Harmonised pricing formula can boost regional power trade

Dhaka, Sept 7 : Speakers at a seminar on “Future prospects of regional connectivity” said that lack of harmonisation in the pricing formula has been a major barrier in developing the regional energy and power trade. They said all the nations in the regional initiative should harmonise their pricing formula. “I think harmonisation in pricing of power and energy has ...

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‘2 Bachhu murder suspects’ killed in Munshiganj ‘gunfight’

Photo: Recovered arms from gunfight spot. Munshiganj, Sept 7 : Two suspects of publisher Shahjahan Bachchu murder case were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Hasha KC Road in Sreenagar upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Kaka alias Boma Shamim and Ekhlas, members of banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh (JMB), said police. Kazi Maksuda Lima, ...

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Temple employee dies in Ctg fire

Photo: Flame billowing out of the temple after a fire broke out there. Chattogram, Sept 7 : A temple employee died of suffocation in a fire broke out at Askar Dighier Par in the city on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Arun Chakrawarty, 60, accountant of Sree Sree Loknath Temple located in the area. Kamal Uddin, an assistant ...

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Regional MPs welcome decision granting ICC jurisdiction over crimes against Rohingya

Int’l community must continue pushing to ensure justice for all victims: APH Dhaka, Sept 7 : Regional lawmakers on Friday welcomed the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) which ruled that it could exercise jurisdiction over the alleged crime of deportation of the Rohingya population, despite Myanmar not being a party to the Rome Statute. “This is a milestone ...

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Chevron largest natural gas producer in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Sept 7 : Chevron Bangladesh has been recognized by the Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources as the largest natural gas producer of the country in the private sector. Chevron Bangladesh President Neil Menzies received a certificate and award in this regard from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the inauguration ceremony of Power & Energy Week 2018 on ...

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Bangladesh alert about Brahmaputra’s likely swell-up

Dhaka, Sept 6 : Bangladesh is alert about the release of excess water by China which may cause floods in the downstream of the Brahmaputra River casting a possible impact on Bangladesh, too. “There’re fears that the release of excess water by China may cause floods in the downstream of the Brahmaputra which may have impact on Bangladesh, too,” reads ...

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64- year-old FF sets Guinness World Record swimming 186 kms

Netrakona, Sept 5 : Khitindra Chandra Boishya, a 64-year-old freedom fighter, swam 186 kilometers of the Bhogai River, setting it a new Guinness World Record. Khitindra started the swimming jumping into the river from the west side of a bridge in Nalitabari upazila headquarters at 7am on Monday and finished it in presence of hundreds  enthusiastic people around 8pm after ...

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