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Be friends of people, PM asks police

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo: Courtesy Sarda (Rajshahi), Sept 15 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the police to ensure the welfare, peace and security of people as they are ‘the police of the people’. “You are the police of the people, it’s your responsibility to ensure their welfare, peace and security,” she said. The Prime Minister was ...

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Sirajganj sub-registrar Subrata Kumar suspended for taking bribes

The government on Sunday suspended sub-registrar Subrata Kumar Das of Shahjadpur in Sirajganj over allegations of professional misconduct and graft and attached him to district registrar office. “Decision has been taken to file divisional case against Subrata Kumar Das over allegations of misconduct and graft. As the allegations brought against the accused officer are serious, so it will not be ...

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Rab man’s hand blown off in Jashore bomb blast

Jashore, Sep 15 : The left hand of a member of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) was blown off while he was disposing of a bomb at Abhaynagar Police Station in the district.  Shahidul Islam, Corporal of Rab-6, was admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH). Officer-in-charge of Abhaynagar Police Station Md Tajul Islam said a bomb went off when a four-member ...

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New president, secretary of BCL to take charges Monday

Newly appointed BCL acting president Al Nahian Khan Joy and acting general secretary Lekhak Bhattyacharya will take their respective charges on Monday. Earlier on Saturday, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani have been relieved of their posts in the wake of various allegations, including extortion. Awami League Central Working Committee took the ...

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RMG workers demonstrate at Mirpur seeking dues

Workers of a RMG factory stage demonstrations in city’s Mirpur area on Sunday Dhaka, Sept 15 : Traffic in the city’s Mirpur area remained suspended since Sunday morning as the workers of a RMG factory are staging demonstrations demanding that their wages and dues be cleared immediately. Salauddin Mia, officer-in-charge of Shaha Ali Police Station, said several hundred workers of ...

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619 new dengue patients hospitalised in 24hr

Dhaka, Sep 15 : As many as 619 new dengue patients were admitted to different hospitals across the country in 24 hours till Sunday morning. Among them, 163 were hospitalised in Dhaka, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. About 2,546 patients are currently being treated at hospitals across the country – 1,033 in the capital. Since the beginning ...

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PM donates Tk 13.65 cr to 15 organisations, individuals

Anjuman Mufidul Islam gets Tk 10 cr Photo: PID Dhaka, Sept 14 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday donated a total of Tk 13.65 crore to 15 organisations and individuals, including Tk 10 crore to Anjuman Mufidul Islam for the construction of a 15-storey Anjuman JR Tower. The Prime Minister handed over cheques to the authorities and persons concerned ...

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BCL president Shovon, gen secy Rabbani axed

Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and Golam Rabbani Dhaka, Sept 14 : Amid various controversies, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani have been removed from their respective posts. While briefing reporters after Saturday’s Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) meeting at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official residence Ganobhaban, party general secretary Obaidul Quader ...

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Gazette on ‘Ninth Wage Board Award’ published

Dhaka, Sept 14 : The government has published a gazette on the “Ninth Wage Board Award” for journalists and employees of newspapers and news agencies. The gazette published by the Information Ministry on September 12 came into effect from the date of publication. On January 29 last, the government formed the 9th wage board, headed by Justice Md Nizamul Haque, ...

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Biman’s 4th Dreamliner ‘Rajhangsha’ arrives

Water cannons spouted as the wheels of Biman Bangladesh Airlines fourth brand new Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner named as ‘Rajhangsha’ touched the taxiway of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport  on Saturday afternoon. “The 4th Dreamliner, last in the row, landed at HISA directly from the USA’s Seattle’s Boeing Factory at 4.39 pm,” Biman’s Manager (PR) Tasmin Akhtar told BSS. Biman’s acting Managing Director ...

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