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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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Serve people with dedication, PM asks BSMMU doctors, staff

Photo: Sheikh Hasina addressing a function after laying the foundation stone of the Super Specialised Hospital of Bangabanhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). Dhaka, Sept 13 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all the doctors and staff of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) to serve people with dedication. “I would like to request all the teachers, doctors, ...

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China plans bullet train to Kolkata via Bangladesh, Myanmar

Representational image Dhaka, Sept 13 : Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu on Wednesday said his country was mooting a bullet train service between Kunming and Kolkata, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh, reports NDTV. With joint efforts of India and China, a high-speed rail link could be established between the two cities, Zhanwu said at a conference. “It will ...

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Freedom fighter killed in Panchagarh road crash

Photo: Mirza Abul Kalam, former commander of Muktijoddha Sangshad district unit. Panchagarh, Sept 13 : A freedom fighter was killed and four others injured when a truck rammed a microbus on Panchagarh-Debiganj highway at Boda Bypass in Boda upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Mirza Abul Kalam, former commander of Muktijoddha Sangshad district unit. Rabiul Hasan, officer-in-charge of ...

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Nigerian newspaper wants to project Bangladesh positively

Bangladesh envoy to Nigeria visits office of Daily Leadershi Dhaka, Sept 13 : Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria Md Shameem Ahsan visited the office of the popular daily ‘The Leadership’ which wants to project Bangladesh in a positive way in Nigeria. Chief Operating Officer (COO) Bamidele Fanimo along with senior journalists of the daily warmly welcomed him on Tuesday. While ...

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Kushtia baby girl death: Bus driver held again

Kushtia, Sept 13 : The driver of ‘Ganj-e-raj Paribahan’ bus was arrested on Wednesday after a court here cancelled his bail order in a case filed over the death of a baby girl in a road accident in the district town on August 28. Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested bus driver Mahit Mia alias Khokon from Bangeswari area ...

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Relatives vandalise clinic in Meherpur over patient’s death

Photo: Abdul Khalek admits to Taher Clinic in the district town. Meherpur, Sept 13 : Angry relatives of a patient went on rampage and vandalised a private clinic in Sadar upazila following the death of a man due to alleged wrong treatment. The victim, Abdul Khalek, 45, of Govipur village in sadar upazila admitted to Taher Clinic in the district ...

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