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Naogaon-6 MP Israfil Alam passes away

Awami League lawmaker from Naogaon-6 constituency Md Israfil Alam has passed away at a private hospital in the capital on Monday morning. He breathed his last at Square Hospital at around 7:00am while undergoing treatment. Raninagar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Al Mamun confirmed the news. Israfil Alam, also the joint secretary of Naogaon district unit Awami League, was put ...

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Fire at Chattogram chips factory

A fire broke out at a chips factory in Kalurghat area of the port city early Monday. It broke out around 5:30am in the factory of Meridian Chips, said Farid Ahmmed Chowdhury, the deputy assistant director of Agrabad Fire Service. Ten firefighting vehicles from Bayezid, Chandanpura, Kalurghat and Agrabad fire stations rushed to the spot and brought the fire under ...

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Biman to resume flight to Kuwait from Aug 4

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to resume its flight operation to Kuwait from August 4. Decision has been taken to operate weekly one scheduled commercial flight on Dhaka-Kuwait-Dhaka route on every Tuesday from August 4, said Biman’s spokesperson Tahera Khondokar. Intending travellers are advised to contact helpline number- 01777715613-16. The national flag carrier is going to resume flight operation to ...

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Taskforce formed to probe irregularities in health sector

The government has formed a nine-member taskforce to monitor the activities of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) during the Covid-19 pandemic. The health ministry formed the taskforce amid ever increasing criticisms over irregularities and mismanagement in the sector. The taskforce will monitor the progress of implementation of the circulars, gazette notifications, orders, and directives issued by the DGHS to ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 54 more die, 2,275 test positive, 1,792 recover in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Sunday saw the detection of another 2,275 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 223,453. During the period the country registered death of 54 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 2,928. Health authorities reported that another 1,792 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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Ziauddin Bablu new JP secretary general

Jatiya Party chairman Ghulam Muhammed Quader on Sunday removed party secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga and replaced him with Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu. Quader made the decision according to section 20/1(1) A of the party constitution, said a JP press release. The decision will be effective from July 26, 2020, said the press release.

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Regent Group chief Shahed placed on 28-day fresh remand

A Dhaka court has placed Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed on a 28-day fresh remand in four fraud cases — seven days for each case — filed against him with Uttara Paschim and Uttara Purba police stations. Metropolitan Magistrate Rajesh Chowdhury passed the orders after four separate investigation officers (IO) produced him before the court on Sunday with a 40-day ...

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Flooding takes serious turn

Rise in water level of the rivers in the Ganges and Brahmaputra basins further worsened the flood situation in Rajshahi and Rangpur regions. Water level rose at 11 points and fell at two points in the rivers of Rajshahi division aggravating the flood situation in the low-lying areas of Sirajganj, Bogura, Natore, Naogaon, Chapainawabganj and Rajshahi districts, reports BSS. Local ...

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Covid-19 in Bangladesh : 38 more die, 2,520 test positive, 1,114 recover in 24 hours

Bangladesh on Saturday saw the detection of another 2,520 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 221,178. During the period the country registered death of 38 new victims which increased total number of fatalities to 2,874. Health authorities reported that another 1,114 people have recovered from the disease in a day, taking the total number ...

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