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Ershad finally laid to rest at his Rangpur Polli Nibash

  Rangpur July 16 : Jatiya Party Chairman and ex-president Hussain Muhammad Ershad was finally laid to eternal rest on Tuesday at Polli Nibash in his hometown Rangpur where he was the most admirable political figure for over three decades. The former military strongman who ruled the country for nine years was buried at the grave dug by his party ...

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ACC sues DIG Mizan, director Enamul Basir

Suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman and ACC director Khandaker Enamul Basir (from the left). Dhaka, July 16 : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday filed a case against suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman and ACC director Khandaker Enamul Basir over Tk 40 lakh bribery scandal. Sheikh Mohammad Fanafillah, ACC director and also ...

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Rifat Sharif’s wife Minni held over his murder

Aysha Siddika Minni. File Photo. Barguna, July 16 : Aysha Siddika Minni was arrested on Tuesday over the killing of her husband Rifat Sharif. Police super of Barugna Maruf Hossain announced this in the evening, hours after taking in Minni for interrogation in the murder case. Rifat was killed in a broad daylight attack in front of Barguna Government College ...

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HM Ershad to be buried in Rangpur’s Pallinibash

Jaitya Party Chairman HM Ershad will be buried to his hometown in Rangpur, says party leader Moshiur Rahman Ranga. Ershad’s wife Raushan Ershad gave her consent in this regard, says media report.  Jaitya Party Chairman HM Ershad will be buried to his hometown in Rangpur, says party leader Moshiur Rahman Ranga. The namaz-e-janaza of Ershad, the son of Rangpur, was held ...

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Ecnec clears 8 projects involving Tk 5,142 cr

Tk 2,606 cr to be spent on rural road development Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the weekly Ecnec meeting held at the NEC conference room on Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, Jul 16 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects involving Tk 5,142 crore, including Tk 2,606 crore to ...

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Ensure paddy procurement directly from farmers, minister asks DCs

Dhaka, July 16 : Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Tuesday directed the deputy commissioners to ensure procurement of paddy directly from farmers to meet the government’s target. He made the directives at the first session of the third day of the ongoing Deputy Commissioners’ Conference at the Cabinet Division. “The government will buy 4 lakh metric tons of paddy ...

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HSC, equivalent exam results Wednesday

Dhaka, July 16 : The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on Wednesday. “The results of the Higher Secondary Certificate and its equivalent examinations will be handed over to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban at 10am tomorrow (Wednesday). Later, results will be published at a press briefing ...

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Minni taken to SP office for interrogation over Rifat murder

Barguna, July 16 : Police took Aysha Siddika Minni to the police super’s office on Tuesday morning for interrogation over the gruesome murder of her husband Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death in front of her in the district town on June 26. A team of police went to Minni’s house near Barguna Police Lines around 9:45am and took ...

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Bride, bridegroom among 11 killed as train hits microbus in Sirajganj

Photo: A train smashes a microbus at an unmanned level crossing at Panchakohsi in Ullapara upazila on Monday evening where five people have killed and seven others injured. Sirajganj, July 15 : Ten members of a bridal party, including the bridegroom and bride, and the driver were killed and three others injured as a train smashed a microbus at an ...

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No more unplanned construction, industrialisation: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurats new buildings for ministries, senior secretaries, secretaries and grade-1 employees of the government from Eskaton Garden area on Monday, July 15, 2019. Photo: PID Dhaka, July 15 : Stressing the importance of planned development in urban and rural areas, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday now there is no scope to build a building ...

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